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Scholarship Opportunities

All colleges and universities offer some type of scholarships. To view those scholarships, please visit the college website of your choice!

Local Scholarships

Local Scholarships

Local scholarships can be applied for by accessing the Common Application. Forms are to be turned in to Mr. Cory Smith no later than December 14, 2018.

Check the announcements page frequently for up-to-date scholarship opportunities or swing by the counseling center to see Mr. Smith for more information.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Download the Scholly App here! (App shows what all scholarships are availbale to any/all students--fees apply)

QuestBridge National College Match (Deadline: 9/27/2018) - Information

Wendy's Heisman Scholarship (Deadline: 10/17/2018) - Information

Horatio Alger Scholarship Application (Deadline: 10/25/2018) - Information

Voice of Democracy VFW Scholarship Application (Deadline: 10/31/2018) - Information

ACT College & Career Readiness Scholarship - Information - See Mr. Smith for more details!

Davey O'Brien Scholarship (Deadline: See Mr. Smith)

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: 11/20,2018) - Information

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: TBD) - Information

Assisted Living Senior Advisor Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2018) - Information

SMU Hunt Leadership Scholarship (Deadline: January 15th, 2019) - Information

Nurse.org Healthcare Leaders Scholarship (Deadline: 1/29/2019) - Information

Business Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship - (Deadline - 1/29/2019) - Information

Texas Student Housing Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2019 ) - Application

Texas Engineering Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: January of 2019) - Information [Click on the blue "Scholarship Application" hyperlink.]

Baylor University Carr P. Collins Scholarship (Deadline: TBD) - Information

TVEC Scholarship - Applications accepted starting January 1st, 2018 - Information [See Mr. Smith for details!]

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship (Deadlines: Quarterly) - Application

WACE Scholarship Partner Institutions (Deadline: 2/15/2019) - Application

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship - Information

Miss Texas Teen USA Pageant Scholarship Opportunity - Information - Deadline: see info for details or email info@misstexasusa.com.

Lawrence Technological University Scholarship Competition (Dates: TBD) - Information

Communities Foundation of Texas Scholarships (Various Deadlines: TBD) - Information

John & Rheba Myers Scholarship (Deadline - TBD) -Information

Texas Telephone Association Scholarship (Deadline - TBD) - Information

Scottish Rite Library & Museum Scholarship (Deadline - 2/28/2019) - Information

Texas Farm Bureau Scholarship (Deadline: 3/1/2019)

FIDM National Scholarship Competition (Deadline: 3/29/2019) - Information

The Charles, Lela & Mary Slough Foundation Scholarship (Deadline - TBD) - Information

Don't mess with Texas Scholarship - Information (Link is not accurate: google search the scholarship and it should appear!)

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation [UIL] (Deadline: 3/1/2019 - May 11, 2019) - Information

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship (Deadline: 6/1/2019) - Information

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship (Deadline: 6/1/2019) - Information

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship (Deadline: 6/1/2019) - Information

ZipRecruiter Scholarship Deadlines: Quarterly - Information -

Texas A&M - Commerce First Year Leadership Scholarship - Deadline: See Link - Information

* Additionally, more scholarships can be located and applied for by Googling the school of choice along with "scholarships" in the search line. (For example: Google search "University of Texas Scholarships" or "Sam Houston State University Scholarships.")

All scholarships posted, other than those awarded through partnerships with KISD, are through independent sponsoring organizations and do not represent an endorsement or recommendation by this campus of KISD.

College Planning & Financial Aid Sites

College Planning & Financial Aid Sites

fafsa.ed.gov (Your go-to site to begin the "process")

www.ed.gov (Explains loans, grants, laws, etc.)

www.ownyourownfuture.com (College planning)

www.finaid.org (Generic guide to financial aid)

www.myscholly.com (app for qualifying scholarships)

www.collegeforalltexans.com (Facts & planning info.)

www.gocollege.com (#1 college bound site)

www.college-scholarships.com (Online college info.)

www.fastweb.com (site for outside scholarships)

www.scholarshipexperts.com (same as above)

www.collegefunds.com (scholarships/grants site)

www.usnews.com/payforcollege (financial aid info.)

www.everychanceeverytexan.org (college planning info.)

www.cappex.com (college finder & scholarship finder)


(scholarships, loans, financial aid, & career info.)

https://texasoncourse.org/login?platform=hootsuite (covers FAFSA, TAFSA, Common App, Apply Texas, SAT, ACT, etc.)

Texas Application for State Financial Aid (This page is for non-citizens who are classified as Texas residents.)

QuestBridge National College Match (see your counselor for details or go to www.questbridge.org/refer)

Sophomore/Junior Dual Credit TVCC Scholarship

TVCC is offering the Dual Pathway scholarship--it is available for 10th and 11th grade high school students attending a school within the TVCC service area (both inside and outside of the tax paying district). During the 2018-2019 academic year, the Dual Pathway scholarship will be awarded as follows:

- the 50 top scoring applicants, based upon the published criteria who are declaring a workforce program area

- the 50 top scoring applicants, based upon the published criteria who are declaring an academic program area

The scholarship application is available for pick-up from the director of dual credit, located in 125 of the Baugh Technology center or download from the TVCC dual credit website, https://www.tvcc.edu/Dual-Credit/article.aspx?a=40...
The guidelines and application can be obtained at the aforementioned website.

The application deadline for eligible students is on or before April 15th of their 10th or 11th grade year. Scholarship applications submitted after that time will not be considered or evaluated.

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