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The Celeste community offers several local scholarships each year. CHS is so grateful for this continued support of our students.  These applications usually open up after Spring Break. 


Area Scholarships 


Greenville Rotary Club Scholarship

The Greenville Rotary Club will award four $2,000 scholarships to qualified recipients. For the fall semester $1,000 will be paid directly to the university or college of the recipient's choice. The remaining $1,000 will be paid at the beginning of the spring semester after a review of grades from the fall. Each student is responsible for sending fall grades to the email listed on the application no later than 2 weeks prior to spring semester due date. Rotarians will not responsible for requesting grades in order to pay spring semester scholarship balance.

Eligibility: Any high school senior with a permanent residence within Hunt County (this includes any senior who attends ANY school within these districts) and who demonstrates clear financial need to pursue a higher education. The student must have maintained a grade average equal to a "B" or above. DEADLINE: Completed applications must be received by – April 12, 2023. Please email applications to the email provided on the form. Let Mrs. Dills know if you need her to email the application for you.


BBRC Scholarship

The Blue Ridge Riding Club is offering scholarships to local seniors again this year. Applicants do NOT have to be members of the BBRC to qualify. Last year they awarded $16,000 in funds for deserving students. The applications are due April 20, 2023. Click here to access the application. 


2023 Don’t mess with Texas® Scholarship Contest

The Don’t mess with Texas® Scholarship Contest is now accepting applications for the 2023 school year. Any Texas high school senior currently attending public, private or home school and planning to attend an accredited Texas college or university in the Fall 2023 semester is eligible to apply. 

To enter the Don’t mess with Texas® Scholarship Contest, visit 

Applications must be received via online submission by 5 p.m. (CST) March 31, 2023.





College Board Scholarship Program

The College Board has a program to help students find scholarships. Check it out here!*


Looking for scholarships or ways to pay for college? Check out these websites:

Sallie Mae scholarship search



Raising Texas Teachers Program

The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers is available to prospective teachers who are currently in, or plan to enter, an eligible teacher preparation program at a Raising Texas Teachers partner university. Aspiring Teachers can apply in the fall of any year between their senior year of high school and junior year of college. 

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be committed to teaching in a majority-economically disadvantaged school or in a shortage subject area (in a school where more than 50% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, or as a math, science, bilingual, or special education teacher) in a Texas public school. Preference is given to Texas residents. The application opens soon, so check it out here.


Texas State University Assured Scholarships

Texas State University now offers three Assured Scholarships, which are guaranteed to all qualified students and are renewable for four years. You don’t need to apply—these are awarded automatically to every student whose academic record meets the required qualifications. The three scholarships:

President’s Honor Scholarship – $26,000--$38,000 total over four years

Texas State Achievement Scholarship--$10,000 – $22,000 total over four years

Texas State Distinguished Scholarship – $6,000 – $10,000 total over four years

For more information, visit