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The Celeste community offers several local scholarships each year. CHS is so grateful for this continued support of our students.

Check back frequently for updates!

Becky Perkins Curts Memorial Scholarship – Due April 9, 2024 @ 5:00 pm to Ms. Heard

Blue Devil Pride Scholarship – Due April 29, 2024 

Celeste Alumni Scholarship – Due April 29, 2024 

Celeste Athletic Booster Club – Due May 8, 2024 

Celeste Beta Club Scholarship – Due April 15, 2024 @ 2:00 pm to Mrs. York (Rm 102)

Celeste FFA Booster Club – Due May 7, 2024 @ 4:00 pm to Ms. Heard

Celeste Youth Basketball Association – Due May 8, 2024

Celeste Youth Sports Association Essay Contest – Due May 10, 2024  

City of Celeste (must live within city limits) – Due at City Hall by May 1, 2024

Classes of the 1960s – Due April 19, 2024 @ 5:00 pm to Ms. Heard

Dr. Joe Garland Roach Memorial Scholarship – Due April 19, 2024 @ 5:00 pm to Ms. Heard

Local Veterans Scholarship – Due May 10, 2024 

Raymond Harrison Memorial Scholarship – Due April 26, 2024 @ 5:00 pm to Ms. Heard


Area Scholarships 

BBRC Scholarship – Info Coming Soon

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 March 1, 2024. Click here to access the application. 

Northeast Texas County & District Clerks” Region VI Scholarship  – Due 04/01/2024

Masonic Lodge Scholarship – Due 04/12/2024

Excelsior Lodge #505 A.F.& A.M. is a fraternal organization who has as one of its tents the support of education and educational endeavors. To that end, we offer a scholarship each year to a graduating high school senior. Click here to access the scholarship. The completed application should be returned to Ms. Heard by April 8, 2024 so that she can get it to the Lodge by April 12, 2024.

MCFSTX Scholarship Application – Due 04/30/2024

Knights of Columbus Scholarship – Due 04/15/24

Texas Builders foundation Scholarship – Due 04/19/2024

Welding Scholarship – Info Coming Soon

Jones Metal Buildings is offering a $500 scholarship to seniors planning to attend welding school following graduation. Click here for the application.



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