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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 15, 2017.

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)

Archery Scholarship Info (Deadline: 9/22/2017)

National Leadership Academies (Deadline: 10/20/2017) - see Mr. Smith for details

Wendy's Heisman Scholarship (Deadline: 10/23/2017) - Information

Horatio Alger Scholarship Application (Deadline: 10/25/2017) - Information

Voice of Democracy VFW Scholarship Application (Deadline: 10/31/2017) - Information

University of Dayton Leadership in Service Scholarship - See Mr. Smith for details - Deadline: 11/1/2017

Southwestern Christian College Scholarship Info.

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

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: TBD) - Information

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: TBD) - Apply here

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

Texas Engineering Foundation (Deadline: TBD) - Application

Nurse.org Healthcare Leaders Scholarship (Deadline: TBD) - Information

Assisted Living Senior Advisor Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2017) - Information

Sam Houston State Weldon Hall Jr. Scholarship (Deadline: January 15, 2018) - Information

Baylor University Carr P. Collins Scholarship (Deadline: Januaray 31, 2018) - Application

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship (Deadlines: Quarterly) - Application

WACE Scholarship Partner Institutions (Deadline: TBD) - Application

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship (Application Process will open October 1st, 2017) - Information

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

Business Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship - (Deadline - TBD) - Information

Texas Student Housing Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2018 ) - Application

Brookshire's Because History Matters Scholarship (Deadline: TBD) - Application

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

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

Texas Farm Bureau Scholarship (Deadline: March 1st, 2018) - Information

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

Animation Career Review Scholarship (Deadline - TBD) Information

Texas Telephone Association Scholarship (Deadline - TBD) - Information

Scottish Rite Library & Museum Scholarship (Deadline - TBD) - Information

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

Dallas Scottish Rite Librabry and Museum Scholarships (Deadline: TBA) - Information

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program (Deadline: TBA) - Information

TTA Foundation Scholarship Application (Deadline: TBA) - Information

Texas Engineering Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: January 19, 2018) - Information [Click on the blue "Scholarship Application" hyperlink.]

Dallas Scottish Rite Scholarship - Information - Deadline: February 28, 2018

Don't mess with Texas Scholarship - Information

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation (Deadline: March 1, 2018 - May 11, 2018) - Information

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship (Deadline: TBD) - Information

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program (Deadline: TBD) - Information

Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship (Deadline: TBD) - Information

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship (Deadline: TBA) - Information

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship (Deadline: TBA) - Information

TVEC Scholarship - Applications accepted starting January 1st, 2018 - Information

SMU Hunt Leadership Scholarship (Deadline: January 15th, 2018) - Information

Horse Sense 4th Annual Essay Contest Scholarship - Information - Deadline: TBD

National Co-op Scholarship Program - Information - Deadline: February 15th, 2018

Parentinn's Scholarship - Information - Deadline: February 28th, 2018

Raptor Scholarship - Information - Deadline: June 1st, 2018

ZipRecruiter Scholarship - Information - Deadline: June 30, 2018

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

Centenary College of Louisiana Scholarship - Information - Deadline: See Link.

Website for Various Scholarships (Deadline: Varies) - Apply here

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 a dual credit scholarship beginning in the fall of 2017. The Dual Pathway scholarship 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 2017-2018 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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