Scholarship Scoop

December 11, 2020

The Scholarship Scoop provides news about updated and new scholarship opportunities listed on Naviance. For a full listing of scholarships log-in to your Naviance Student Account at https://www.austinisd.org/college-career.

AISD/TEXAS Scholarships

Baldwin Elementary PTA Scholarship

Award:$500

Due:12/18


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS



The Baldwin Elementary PTA seeks to recognize former Baldwin students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to education and their community.

All graduating seniors who attended Baldwin are welcome to apple.




Please visit the website for additional details and to apply


Texas A&M Scholarship


Award: $2500-$3000

Due: 12/15


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


To be considered for Academic Scholarships, Scholarships & Financial Aid will review your:

  • Academic achievement
  • Campus and community activities
  • Leadership roles
  • Employment


Description

Texas A&M University’s competitive four-year Academic Scholarships are offered by Scholarships & Financial Aid. These awards are available to incoming freshman admitted for the fall only. Our office will notify selected students of their scholarship offers in February of their high school senior year. Each scholarship includes a one-time $1000 scholarship to be used for a Texas A&M approved education abroad experience.


Please visit the website for additional details and to apply




United Heritage Community Scholarship

Award: $5000

Due: 2/14


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


  • Current graduating high school seniors
  • Member of United Heritage Credit Union or be related to a United Heritage member
  • Must attend an institution of higher learning the following fall
  • Minimum of 500 verifiable hours of community and civic service experience, not including extra-curricular activities.



Please visit the website for additional details and to apply


The American Legion Scholarship

Award:$1000

Due:3/31


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


  • Graduating seniors from Akins, Bowie, Hays and Lehman High Schools are eligible.
  • Applicants must be a citizen of the United States and currently enrolled in the schools JROTC Program.


Please visit the website for additional details and to apply


Texas State Scholarships

Award: $1000

Due: 1/15


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

HS seniors enrolling at Texas State University


Please visit the website for additional details and to apply

Organization/Foundation Scholarships

Burger King Scholarship

Award: $50,000

Due: 12/15


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS



  • Be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
  • Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2021-22 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico




Please visit the website for full details and to apply.


Avacare Medical Scholarship

Award: $1000

Due: 12/15


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


  • - Citizen of the United States or in possession of an Alien Registration Card
  • - High school senior or enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university
  • - Achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • - Pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, health law, etc.


Please visit the website for full details and to apply.

Equitable Excellence Scholarship

Award: $2500, $10,000, $25000

Due: 12/15


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


  • Be High School seniors planning to attend an accredited two-year or four year college or university in the United States
  • Be a United States or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S States

Please visit the website for full details and to apply.


St. Davids Neal Kocurek Scholarship

Award: 1/8/2021

Due: Up to $7500


EIIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be a high school senior within Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis, or Williamson counties
  • Applicants are accepted at an accredited college or university in Texas to pursue a degree in a healthcare related discipline*
  • Psychology or social work applications accepted for students planning to work in a medical environment
  • Applicants must attend an accredited college or university in Texas as a full-time student (12+ units/semester)
  • Finalists must be able to attend an in-person interview
  • Applicants must be a United States Citizen or a legal non-citizen resident
  • Applicants must pass a background check. There can be no conviction for violating any federal or state laws for alcohol or drugs
  • Financial need is considered in the application process. Proof of family income is required.

*Students pursuing veterinary and other non-human healthcare careers will not be considered



A+ Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Award: $2000

Due: 2/15


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Please visit the website for full details and to apply.

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship

Award: $2500-$5000

Due: Not posted


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Students must have a documented learning disability and or ADHD