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Texas Scholarships for High School and College Students

Terry Foundation Freshman Scholarship
$70,000
The Terry Freshman Scholarship, known as the Terry Traditional Scholarship, is awarded to Texas high school seniors who have been accepted for admission to one of the Terry-affiliated public universities in Texas. Affiliated Universities The University of Texas- Austin Texas A&M University University of Houston Texas State University The University of Texas- Dallas The University of Texas- San Antonio Texas Tech University University of North Texas Texas Woman's University Texas A&M University- Galveston Sam Houston State University The University of Texas- Arlington The University of Texas- El Paso What are the qualifications for Freshman Applicants? A) Demonstrated financial need (as...
Deadline
Dec 01, 2021
Senator Grady and Andrine Hazlewood Scholarship
$8,000
Through a gift from the Hazlewood's estate to the Amarillo Area Foundation, Senator Grady and Andrine Smith Hazlewood have provided many scholarships to Panhandle students with this scholarship established in 1987. Senator Hazlewood represented District 31 in the Texas Senate from 1941 to 1971. While in office, Senator Hazlewood was instrumental in implementing many positive changes that continue to benefit the residents of the Texas Panhandle. ELIGIBILITY A) Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle; B) Exhibit financial need and motivation; and C) Maintain a cumulative high school GPA of...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Big Tex Scholarship Program
$6,000
The Big Tex Scholarship Program has awarded college scholarships to more than 2,700 students for a total of more than $13.7 million. Eligible recipients include graduating high school seniors around the state of Texas who have participated in competitive youth livestock events held at the State Fair, graduating seniors from six Dallas Independent School District high schools in the Fair Park area, and seasonal employees of the State Fair of Texas or their dependents. SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 1) Pete Schenkel Scholarship Honoring its past Chairman Pete Schenkel each year, the State Fair of Texas awards multiple $6,000 scholarships to selected applicants...
Deadline
Feb 01, 2022
Alvin A. and Hattie Mae Bush Accounting Scholarship
$4,000
This scholarship was established in 1978 by Alvin A. and Hattie Mae Bush, longtime residents of Amarillo, both of whom passed away in 1982. Mr. and Mrs. Bush were both accountants before they met, and after their marriage in 1948, combined their business interests and enjoyed many years together in their accounting partnership. As their business grew, they began to share their wealth with others in numerous ways. This scholarship is one way in which the legacy of Mr. and Mrs. Bush continues to give back to the community. This scholarship benefits students who exhibit desire and potential expertise in...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Benjamin Gimp Raffkind Memorial Scholarship
$4,000
Myrna and Daniel Raffkind established this scholarship in November 2000 in memory of their son, Benjamin Gimp Raffkind, to benefit students planning to attend Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University. Eligibility A) Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle; B) Have a cumulative high school GPA of 80 (3.2 on a 4.0 scale); and C) Exhibit community service and leadership. Scholarship Amount $500/semester for up to 8 semesters Scholarship Requirements Each semester's payment is contingent upon meeting the following: A) Recipient must attend college the fall semester...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Dallam County 4-H Scholarship
$3,000
This scholarship was established in 1997 by the Dallam County 4-H Parent Organization for the benefit of graduating seniors from Dallam County who are involved in 4-H. ELIGIBILITY A) Applicant must be a graduating senior from Dallam County; B) Attend 50% of 4-H club meetings during senior year; C) Be enrolled in a 4-H for a minimum of four years; D) Complete at least one project per year; and E) Submit a 4-H record book during three of the prior four years. APPLICATION Available from Dallam County AgriLife Agent AWARD SELECTION Outside Scholarship Selection Committee SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS *Payment is contingent...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Elesa Kay Crump Memorial Scholarship
$3,000
This scholarship was established by Peggy and Kenneth Crump in 2011 in memory of their daughter. The fund provides scholarship(s) to either graduating high school seniors or currently enrolled college graduate students in the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle who have a documented disability (physical, mental, and/or learning) and are planning to attend or are currently enrolled at Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University. ELIGIBILITY A) Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled college or graduate student; B) Must have a documented physical, mental, and/or learning disability; C) Graduating seniors must have maintained...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Mike Lozano Memorial Scholarship
$2,500
This scholarship fund was established in 2013 by family and friends of Coach Lozano. The fund will provide one scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior athlete from the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Eligibility A) Graduating high school senior; B) Must be a student athlete; C) Must have a 2.0 GPA to apply and must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 while in college; D) May attend any accredited college/university; E) Must be interested in pursuing a degree in education and/or coaching for the purpose of teaching and coaching at the high school level upon...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Innovation Scholarship
$2,500
Herrman & Herrman encourages creativity and innovation. In our 2021 scholarship program, we want to recognize nine innovative students and three teachers who foster creativity in students. The contest is open to high school juniors and seniors, and students currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year undergraduate program at a college, university or technical school in Texas. We believe that getting an education is the best hope for young people to attain a rewarding career in the 21st century. We also know that inspiring teachers can change lives. We are proud to offer scholarship prizes to help further students' education...
Deadline
Dec 01, 2021
Dr. Zoel G. Allen Memorial Scholarship
$2,000
This scholarship was established in 2013 by the family of the late Dr. Zoel G. Allen. ELIGIBILITY A) Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Perryton High School or Top of Texas Accelerated Education Center, or currently enrolled college student or student returning to college who graduated from Perryton High School. B) Currently enrolled or returning college student must have a 2.8 GPA to be eligible to apply. APPLICATION Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) General Scholarship Application online at aaf.spectrumportal.net AWARD SELECTION AAF Scholarship Selection Committee, as well as Allen family members SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT $500/semester for up to 8...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Bob and Margaret W. Kesterson Scholarship
$2,000
This scholarship was established in 1989 by Margaret Kesterson for a working student in the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who plans to attend or is attending Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University. Eligibility A) Applicant must be a student in the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle who plans to attend or is attending Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University and major in any field of study; B) Must be working part-time and plan to work while attending college/university; and C) Must exhibit financial need and exemplify leadership and community. Application Amarillo Area Foundation...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Advancing Care Scholarship for Adult Learners
$1,500
The Basu Plastic Surgery Advancing Care Scholarship for Adult Learners was created by Dr. C. Bob Basu to support, empower, and encourage Texans over age 30 who are pursuing a graduate degree as a licensed medical practitioner, physician, or nurse. Adult students who reside in Texas and are interested in a career in a qualifying medical field are welcome to apply for the $1,500 scholarship. The scholarship award is to be used toward tuition fees and educational expenses, including but not limited to: textbooks, supplies (paper, pens, notebooks, etc.), required technology, on-campus dining, housing, and transportation costs. The scholarship award...
Deadline
Nov 19, 2021
Senator Teel Bivins Scholarship
$1,000
This scholarship was established by Senator Teel Bivins in 1999. The scholarship is for graduating high school seniors located within Senate District 31 who wish to pursue a degree and teacher certification in education. While serving as the President Pro Tempore of the Texas State Senate during the 76th Legislative Session, Senator Bivins declined the opportunity to serve as "Governor for a Day," requiring that he preside over a traditional celebration in which his friends and colleagues would have spent their own funds participating in the travel and expense of the celebration; and opted instead to establish the scholarship fund...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Howard D. Graves Scholarship
$1,000
This scholarship was established in memory of Howard D. Graves (1939-2003) in 2007 by friends and colleagues. Mr. Graves served as Chancellor of the Texas A&M System from 1999 until two weeks before succumbing to cancer in 2003. He was a United States Army officer who served as the Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy from 1991 to 1996. A 1961 graduate of West Point, he was a Rhodes Scholar, earning three degrees from Oxford during his army career. During his service in the Army, he was the personal aide to two Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Admiral...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Henry Hamilton Scholarship
$1,000
This scholarship was established by Xcel Energy employees, the Xcel Energy Foundation, and friends and family of Henry Hamilton. Eligibility A) Applicant must be a graduating or currently enrolled student from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle Scholarship Amount $500/semester for up to 2 semesters Scholarship Requirements Each semester's payment is contingent upon meeting the following: A) Recipient must attend college the fall semester immediately following selection; B) Maintain full-time student status (typically 12 credit hours/semester for undergraduate studies); C) Maintain a 2.5 or better cumulative GPA while in college; and D) Attend any accredited college/university and major...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Jake Jones Memorial Scholarship for the Learning Disabled
$1,000
This scholarship was established in 1995 by the family of Jake Jones and the community of Claude for learning disabled graduating seniors in the Texas Panhandle. Eligibility A) Graduating seniors from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who have a documented learning disability B) Exhibit integrity, ambition, good moral character and a strong desire to achieve a higher level of education C) Demonstrate the ability to overcome obstacles caused by the learning disability D) Demonstrate a high standard of values, such as loyalty to friends, family, and faith E) Cumulative High School GPA of 2.5 or higher F)...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Jack and Marci McMicken Scholarship
$1,000
This scholarship was established by the Amarillo Bowling Association in memory of Jack L. and Marci McMicken for their love of, dedication and contributions to, and promotion of the sport of bowling. Eligibility A) Applicant must be a graduating senior; B) Be a member or have an immediate family member of the Amarillo Bowling Association, Amarillo Women's Bowling Association or the Amarillo Young American Bowling Association; C) Demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, and good attendance; and D) Furnish recommendation from high school counselor or teacher. Application Contact a member of the Amarillo Bowling Association or bowling centers in Amarillo or...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Moore County Gin Doug Nix Memorial Scholarship
$1,000
This scholarship was established by members of the Moore County Gin in memory of Mr. Doug Nix in 2009. Mr. Nix farmed in the Texas Panhandle for over 50 years, receiving many awards throughout his successful farming career. He was the organizer and founding partner of the Carson County Gin, the Moore County Gin and the Amarillo Cotton Warehouse. Eligibility A) Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Channing, Dalhart, Dumas, Stratford or Sunray High Schools; and B) Have a cumulative GPA of 75 or above (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in high school. Scholarship Amount $500/semester for...
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Text Free For Tita Bi-Annual Scholarship
$1,000
Patterson Law Group is looking for students to use their creativity to create & share ways to reduce the number of accidents due to distracted driving in Texas. Submissions can be in the following forms: A) Video or other multimedia B) Written (like a poem) C) Photo or Graphic (including a viral Facebook post or mock-up of a billboard) Then post your submission on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtags #TextFreeForTita and #scholarship (must be public) and tag @pattersonlawgroup. We encourage applicants to get creative! We are excited to provide this opportunity to students, and look forward to reviewing the...
Deadline
Dec 15, 2021
Bill Goodson Memorial Scholarship
$500
This scholarship was established in May 1987 by the Amarillo Handgunners Club, Inc. to provide financial aid to a deserving student engaged in or sincerely interested in a shooting sport or activity. The scholarship is named in memory of Bill Goodson, a stalwart pioneer of the club. Eligibility Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle; and Be engaged in or sincerely interested in a shooting sport or activity.
Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Students: 1,819
Tuition: $50,170
Washington and Lee University is a Private nonprofit institution located in Lexington, VA. The school has approximatley 1819 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $145,228. The average age of students entering Washington and Lee University is 19. The most popular programs at the Washington and Lee University are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (33%), Social Sciences (19%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (11%), Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (5%) and Psychology (5%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 32
SAT: 1449
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, VA
Students: 16,207
Tuition: $47,273
University of Virginia-Main Campus is a Public institution located in Charlottesville, VA. The school has approximatley 16207 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $100,900. The average age of students entering University of Virginia-Main Campus is 20. The most popular programs at the University of Virginia-Main Campus are: Social Sciences (16%), Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities (16%), Engineering (14%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (9%) and Biological And Biomedical Sciences (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 31
SAT: 1415
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Students: 6,243
Tuition: $43,670
College of William and Mary is a Public institution located in Williamsburg, VA. The school has approximatley 6243 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $114,454. The average age of students entering College of William and Mary is 20. The most popular programs at the College of William and Mary are: Social Sciences (20%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (13%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (12%), Physical Sciences (8%) and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (8%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 31
SAT: 1406
Rice University
Houston, TX
Students: 3,970
Tuition: $45,608
Rice University is a Private nonprofit institution located in Houston, TX. The school has approximatley 3970 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $84,484. The average age of students entering Rice University is 20. The most popular programs at the Rice University are: Engineering (23%), Social Sciences (16%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (11%), Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (9%) and Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (8%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 34
SAT: 1535
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
Students: 6,427
Tuition: $52,498
Southern Methodist University is a Private nonprofit institution located in Dallas, TX. The school has approximatley 6427 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $107,172. The average age of students entering Southern Methodist University is 21. The most popular programs at the Southern Methodist University are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (26%), Social Sciences (14%), Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (10%), Engineering (9%) and Visual And Performing Arts (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 30
SAT: 1382
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
Students: 39,965
Tuition: $36,744
The University of Texas at Austin is a Public institution located in Austin, TX. The school has approximatley 39965 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $75,674. The average age of students entering The University of Texas at Austin is 20. The most popular programs at the The University of Texas at Austin are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (22%), Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (9%), Engineering (9%), Social Sciences (9%) and Biological And Biomedical Sciences (9%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 30
SAT: 1359
Trinity University
San Antonio, TX
Students: 2,393
Tuition: $41,344
Trinity University is a Private nonprofit institution located in San Antonio, TX. The school has approximatley 2393 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $106,897. The average age of students entering Trinity University is 20. The most popular programs at the Trinity University are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (23%), Social Sciences (13%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (12%), Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (7%) and Physical Sciences (7%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 30
SAT: 1353
The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX
Students: 18,375
Tuition: $29,656
The University of Texas at Dallas is a Public institution located in Richardson, TX. The school has approximatley 18375 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $54,393. The average age of students entering The University of Texas at Dallas is 23. The most popular programs at the The University of Texas at Dallas are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (24%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (14%), Engineering (12%), Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (10%) and Health Professions And Related Programs (9%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 29
SAT: 1340
Baylor University
Waco, TX
Students: 14,284
Tuition: $43,790
Baylor University is a Private nonprofit institution located in Waco, TX. The school has approximatley 14284 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $104,705. The average age of students entering Baylor University is 20. The most popular programs at the Baylor University are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (29%), Health Professions And Related Programs (15%), Biological And Biomedical Sciences (11%), Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (7%) and Engineering (5%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 29
SAT: 1320
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX
Students: 8,983
Tuition: $44,760
Texas Christian University is a Private nonprofit institution located in Fort Worth, TX. The school has approximatley 8983 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $109,988. The average age of students entering Texas Christian University is 21. The most popular programs at the Texas Christian University are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (24%), Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (14%), Health Professions And Related Programs (14%), Social Sciences (10%) and Visual And Performing Arts (6%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 28
SAT: 1285
University of Dallas
Irving, TX
Students: 1,440
Tuition: $38,716
University of Dallas is a Private nonprofit institution located in Irving, TX. The school has approximatley 1440 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $99,723. The average age of students entering University of Dallas is 20. The most popular programs at the University of Dallas are: Biological And Biomedical Sciences (18%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (14%), Social Sciences (13%), Theology And Religious Vocations (11%) and English Language And Literature (10%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 28
SAT: 1278
Texas A & M University-College Station
College Station, TX
Students: 52,568
Tuition: $36,606
Texas A & M University-College Station is a Public institution located in College Station, TX. The school has approximatley 52568 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $79,763. The average age of students entering Texas A & M University-College Station is 20. The most popular programs at the Texas A & M University-College Station are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (15%), Engineering (15%), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (10%), Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences (9%) and Social Sciences (8%).
Exam Scores
ACT: 28
SAT: 1277