Scholarship Scoop

August 18, 2020

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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.

MONTHLY/QUARTERLY SWEEPSTAKES & CONTESTS

Courage To Grow Scholarship

Award: $500

Due 8/31


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

• Junior or senior in high school

• GPA 2.5 or better

• U.S. Citizen

Please visit the website for full details and online application.



ScholarshipPoints Program - $10,000 College Scholarship (Quarterly Drawing)

Award: $10,000

Due: 9/15


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

• 13 years of age

• Enrolled or will be enrolled in a college or university


HOW IT WORKS:

• Earn points

• Spend points to enter drawings


Varsity Tutors Scholarship Monthly Essay Contest

Award: $200

Due: 8/31


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

● At least 16 years of age

● Legal resident of the United States


TO ENTER:

● Write an essay in response to a monthly prompt


Beauty + Wellness Scholarships for Women (Quarterly)

Award: $1,000

Due: 9/30


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

• Graduating high school senior

• Identify as female

• U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident


SUBMIT:

• Online application

• Essay

Please visit the website for full details and application.

AISD/Texas Scholarships

Career Colleges & Schools of Texas Scholarships

Award: $1000

Due: 8/31


Eligibility Requirements

Graduating high school seniors pursuing post secondary training and education.


Description

ONLY High School Counselors may award a scholarship. Please see your campus college and career advisor if you wish to be considered for this opportunity. The Scholarship program MUST be accessed by high school counselors ONLY.


Please visit the website for full details and application

P.E.O STAR Scholarship

Award: $2500

Due: 9/10


Eligibility Requirements

  • Has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Is in the final academic year (senior year) of her secondary education and is 20 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year
  • Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada
  • Plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation


Please visit the website for full details and application

ORGANIZATION/FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship

Award:$500

Due: 8/31


Eligibility Requirements


  • Attending college or university full-time no later than January 2021
  • US Resident
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better


Description

Students in any field of study are eligible


Please visit the website for full details and application.


Make Me Laugh Scholarship

Award: $1000

Due: 8/31


Eligibility Requirements

  • Be 13 years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the United States
  • Be Currently enrolled in an accredited post secondary institution of higher education


Description

"Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarassing(fact or fiction), and make us laugh" (250 words or less)

Please visit the website for full details and application.


Out of the Box Thinking Scholarship

Award: $250-$1200

Due: 8/31


Eligibility Requirements

Must be enrolled in High School and in accredited university, community college, certificate program, or equivalent institute within the United States.


Description

AutoPets is dedicated to the design and manufacture of highly functional, easy-to-use products with a modern aesthetic, that make caring for your pet more enjoyable. At AutoPets, we understand that pets are more than just animals; they are part of our lives and members of the family. We aim to make life caring for your pet easier and more enjoyable through creative product solutions. Our company takes a fresh-eyes, open-minded approach to everything we do. AutoPets is pet care, reimagined.


Please visit the website for full details and application.


Students of the Arts Scholarship

Award: $1000

Due: Varies


Eligibility Requirements

  • Any graduating high school senior planning to major in art


Description

This is an ART scholarship

Please visit the website for full details


Cameron Impact Scholarship

Award: $20,000-$50,000 per annum

Due: 9/11


Eligibility Requirements

  • Seniors with 3.7 + GPA
  • Planning to enroll in a four year college or university
  • Must be a U.S Citizen

Please visit the website for full details


The Gates Scholarship

Award: (300) Full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors

Due 9/15


BASIC ELIGIBILITY:

• High school senior

• From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American

• Pell-eligible

• US citizen, national or permanent resident

• Cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3

• Must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university

Please visit the website for full details and application.


We the Future Scholarship

Award:$1000

Due: 9/17


Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a U.S Citizen and Legal resident


Description

High School Students must submit an essay, song, STEM, or PSA related to the Constitution.



Dont Text and Drive Scholarship

Award: $1000

Due: 9/30


Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior
  • Must be a U.S Citizen and or Legal Resident


Description

Digital responsibility essay contest


Please visit the website for full details and application



Andrew Flusche Scholarship Video Contest (Fall Semester)

Award: (1) @ $500

Due 11/30


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

• High school seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school

• Must be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States.


SUBMIT:

• Online application form

• Create a public service advertisement video (please see website for topic)

Please visit the website for full details and application.



10 Words or Less Scholarship

Award: $500

Due 11/30


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: • Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019 • Submit answers to the essay question.

Please visit the website for full details and application.

This is a GREAT Scholarship Opportunity

The Gates Scholarship


Award: Cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, room, board, books, and transportation, and may include other personal costs.

Due: 9/15


Eligibility Requirements



  • A high school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)

Description



The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.

This newsletter is for informational purposes only. Students are responsible for all deadlines, specific criteria and mailing instructions required for each scholarship.