THE RUNDOWN

MAY 2022

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The Student Engagement and Counseling Services Department has worked to compile a list of scholarship opportunities that range from elementary to high school. Below are the MAY scholarship listings.


Local scholarships are highlighted in blue.


LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT

Tarrant County Republican Hispanic Assembly Essay Award Scholarship

Fort Worth ISD seniors are encouraged to apply to become a recipient of the Tarrant County Republican Hispanic Assembly Essay Award Scholarship.


Recipients of this scholarship must provide the requested supporting documents:


  • High School senior in the Tarrant County area
  • 500 word minimum essay “Which Political Change Struck You Most During Your Senior Year?”


Students can email their completed packets to TCRHA@outlook.com by the deadline of 10:00 am on May 13, 2022.


DEADLINE: MAY 13, 2022

Association of Old Crows Fort Worth Chapter Scholarship

Fort Worth ISD seniors are encouraged to apply to become a recipient of the Association of Old Crows Fort Worth Chapter Scholarship.


Recipients of this scholarship must meet the following requirements:


  • Resident of Tarrant, Parker, Taylor, or Jones County
  • High school senior planning to pursue a technical, science, math, computer science, information systems, or engineering degree
  • Copy of SAT or ACT scores
  • Unweighted GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale


The application must be completed and received by the application deadline date.


See counselor for application.


DEADLINE: MAY 21, 2022

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There are so many free scholarship search engines available to students online you'll get about 7 million results by Googling "scholarship search" that it can be difficult to know which websites to use.


Which sites you choose is up to you, but in case you need some help with your decision making, below are a few good starting points.


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MORE THAN 30 SENIORS NAMED TCU COMMUNITY SCHOLARS

More than 30 Fort Worth ISD seniors were recently awarded full scholarships through Texas Christian University’s Community Scholars program, the District’s Collegiate Programming and Advisement Department reports.


TCU Community Scholars offers students a full-ride scholarship to the university valued at more than $280,000. The scholarship covers room, board, tuition, books and a 17-week study abroad opportunity anywhere in the world TCU has academic programs.


To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit the TCU Community Scholars homepage.


Click here for a complete list of the TCU Scholars.

FORT WORTH ISD GRADUATION COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN!

FWISD Graduation Dates 2022

The countdown is underway –and there are a few things students and their families need to know to make their graduation celebration memorable and stress-free!


All Fort Worth ISD commencement ceremonies are live and in person this year. After two years of safety measures necessitated by COVID, we are returning to a participatory with all of the “Pomp and Circumstance” we can muster!

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Texas A&M - Texarkana

MISSION:

As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional University that provides students with academically challenging, engaging, and rewarding educational experiences through quality teaching, scholarship, student support services, co-curricular programming, research, and service. Through the personal attention of our faculty and staff, students are afforded the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, abilities, and skills to become leaders in their chosen profession and to prepare for the opportunities of serving in a global environment.


ESTABLISHED:

1971


MASCOT:

Ace the Eagle


SCHOOL COLORS:

Maroon, Navy and Gold


ACCEPTANCE RATE:

53.8%


ENROLLMENT:

2,134


LOCATION:

Texarkana, TX


CAMPUS:

Suburban


TUITION:

$7,363

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Jackson State University

MISSION:

Jackson State University's mission is to produce technologically-advanced, diverse, ethical, global leaders who think critically, address societal problems, and compete effectively. TRADITION – The University believes that its role as a historically black university inspires and exemplifies positive societal change.


ESTABLISHED:

1877


MASCOT:

Bengal Tiger


SCHOOL COLORS:

Navy Blue and White


ACCEPTANCE RATE:

90%


ENROLLMENT:

7,020


LOCATION:

Jackson, MS


CAMPUS:

Urban


OUT OF STATE TUITION:

$9,445