THE RUNDOWN

SEPTEMBER 2022

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The Collegiate Programming and Advisement Department has compiled a list of scholarship opportunities that range from elementary to high school. Below are the SEPTEMBER scholarship listings.


Local scholarships are highlighted in blue.


LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT

Congressional Nomination to a United States Service Academy by Congresswoman Kay Granger

Fort Worth ISD juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply to become a recipient of the Congressional Nomination to a United States Service Academy by Congresswoman Kay Granger Scholarship.


Recipients of this full tuition scholarship must be/submit:


  • Be at least 17 years old, but not have passed their 23rd birthday
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be unmarried, not pregnant and without legal obligation to support
  • children or other dependents
  • Must reside within the boundaries of the 12th Congressional District of
  • Texas
  • Must meet the medical, physical and academic requirements of the
  • Academy


Contact nick.stanley@gmail.house.gov for more information.


DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15

Horatio Alger Texas Scholarship - Ronald C. Waranch Foundation

Fort Worth ISD seniors are encouraged to apply to become a recipient of the Horatio Alger Texas Scholarship - Ronald C. Waranch Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is valued at upwards of $10,000.


Recipients of this scholarship must be/submit:



  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation
  • Have a strong commitment to pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution);
  • Critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred; if higher, an explanation must be provided)
  • Involvement in co-curricular and community activities
  • Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum GPA of 2.0); and
  • Be a United State citizen



Click here to apply.


DEADLINE: OCTOBER 25

Texas Music Educators Association

Fort Worth ISD seniors are encouraged to apply to become a recipient of the Texas Music Educators Association Scholarship. This scholarship is valued at $2500 - $3000.


Recipients of this scholarship must be/submit:

  • Must enter as a full-time student in a Texas College or University in the Fall 2023
  • Must major in a music degree program leading to Texas teacher certification with music as the primary teaching field



Click here to apply.


DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1

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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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ACT Registration Deadline

  • SEPTEMBER 16, 2022


ACT TEST DATE

  • OCTOBER 22, 2022


ACT Scores Available

  • TBA


SAT Registration Deadline

  • SEPTEMBER 2, 2022


SAT TEST DATE

  • OCTOBER 1, 2022


SAT Scores Available

  • OCTOBER 14, 2022
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East Texas Baptist University

MISSION:

As a Christ-centered institution, East Texas Baptist University educates students by integrating biblical faith and learning to develop mind, body, and soul through community engagement to prepare graduates to be Christian servant leaders in their calling to God and humanity.


ESTABLISHED:

1912


MASCOT:

Tiger


SCHOOL COLORS:

Navy and Gold


ACCEPTANCE RATE:

54.4%


ACT/SAT Average Score:

ACT: 22 | SAT: 1040


AVERAGE GPA:

3.33


ENROLLMENT:

1,613


LOCATION:

Marshall, TX


CAMPUS:

Suburban


TUITION:

$26,370

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Millsaps College

MISSION:

Millsaps College is dedicated to academic excellence, open inquiry and free expression, the exploration of faith to inform vocation, and the innovative shaping of the social, economic, and cultural progress of our region.


ESTABLISHED:

1890


MASCOT:

The Millsaps Major


SCHOOL COLORS:

Purple and White


ACCEPTANCE RATE:

59.3%


ACT/SAT Average Score:

ACT: 25 | SAT: 1170


AVERAGE GPA:

3.24


ENROLLMENT:

985


LOCATION:

Jackson, MS


CAMPUS:

Urban


OUT OF STATE TUITION:

$37,290

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Make plans to attend your one-stop shop for all things higher education at Fort Worth ISD’s Annual College Night, Monday, Sept. 19, 5:30-8:30 p.m. This is an event where students and parents within and beyond Fort Worth ISD can explore college, career, and military options.


You don’t want to miss this event at the Amon Carter, Jr. Exhibit Hall, Texas Room, 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive, in Fort Worth, Texas.


Register today to meet representatives from more than 250 colleges and universities across the United States. Attendees can expect direct access to recruiters and admission officers from colleges, universities, trade, technical schools, and the military.


On-going seminars begin at 5:45 p.m. There will be information about financing a college education, scholarships in Tarrant County, the college admission process, and much more. Translators will be on-hand to support Spanish-speaking families.


Parking at Amon Carter Jr. Exhibit Hall is $10 (subject to change). However, FREE parking is available at Farrington Field, where there will be a ride shuttle to the event location.


For more information, please visit fwisd.org/college or call the Choice and Collegiate Programming Department at 817-814-1564.

TARRANT TO & THROUGH PARTNERSHIP

The Tarrant To & Through (T3) Partnership aims to ensure more Tarrant County students have the training and skills they need to thrive in today’s workforce. All it takes is a simple pledge.


For students taking the T3 Pledge, a team will help them build a customized plan focused on life after high school. Eligible students will receive scholarship funding, mentorship, persistence coaching, and resources to T3 partner colleges/universities.


The T3 Pledge is a small action that will position a student to pursue education beyond high school, with confidence!


Click here to take the pledge.