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11-12 RHS Scholarship Bulletin #2

SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS DEADLINE BT: BE THERE P : POSTMARKED For dates, sites and deadline information concerning local, district and state level competition, individuals should contact their local American Legion Post. $500.00 AMOUNT

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Must be citizen or a lawful resident of the United States and a high school student under age 20.

National Contest$160,000 in scholarships

American Legion Auxilliary

Ranked in Top 45%...check out Angelo State University Carr Academic Scholarship Program Colgate-Palmolive Company

Educational Scholarships for children and grandchildren of veterans. Unit sponsorship required. Awards $1,000 to $3,000 to seniors ranked in top 45 percent of their class and score a min. 1020 SAT (math and critical reading) or min. composite 22 ACT. An additional $1, 500 is available for need. or call 1800-933-6299 -three short essays of 500 words or less -applicant must exemplify courage and perseverance in the face of adversity -application, essay, recommendation letters, transcript -outstanding leadership demonstated by involvement in academic, church, and / or community based activities -min. of 3.0 GPA -application, essay, letters of recommendations, transcript, photo -leadership -min. 3.5 GPA -application, transcript,essay, two letters of recommendation, photo Government financial assistance and the lowest interest loans originate from the FAFSA. Everyone, therefore, should fill out the FAFSA and have it sent to the colleges/universities of your choice. A practice FAFSA should be filled out to determine what information will be required on the FAFSA which you will send to the government (preferably online) and what the timelines are for submitting it correctly.

$1,000 to $3,000

December 31, 2011

$2,500 -$15,000

DCCCD Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Award R. Jan Lecroy Scholars Program

First Friday in April April 6, 2012 (P)

Tuition and books up to four semesters

April 6, 2012 (P)

Tuition and books up to four semesters

April 6, 2012 (P)


January 1, 200: 1ST DAY THAT THE FAFSA MAY BE MAILED OR SUBMITTED ONLINE. If a student mails or submits the FAFSA online before January 1, 2007, it will not be accepted by the gov. or univ.

Tuition, books, and additional fees up to six consecutive semesters VARIES

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Frisco Roughriders Foundation -must play on the schools baseball or softball team and have a GPA of 3.0 or better GPA 3.3 or higher, demonstrated leadership, Pell Grant eligibility determined through submission of FAFSA African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asia Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American -theme:Humanitarian -film and digital photos, drawings, paintings, video, mix media/printmaking Friday, January 20, 2012 (BT) $2,000 (5)

Gates Millennium Scholars

January 11, 2012 submitted online or paper application postmarked on or before January 11, 2012 February 18, 2012 (BT)


Goss-Michael Foundation Student Art Contest

$500 -$1,000

Goss-Michael Foundation Dallas/Fort Worth Art Scholarship

-transcrip Typed essay: Why you believe you deserve the scholarship and how it will help you achieve your future career goals (min of 1000 words) -CD of 10 original works

April 30, 2012


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Iowa State University

Jackie Robinson Foundation

Kentucky Fried Chicken Colonel Scholars

Hispanic heritage, U.S. citizen or legal permanent residents, min. GPA 3.00 and apply for federal financial aid (FAFSA) Automatic Awards for Texas residents who rank in the top 25% of their graduating class. Level 1:calculus or higher, 3yrs of foreign language, 3.30 or higher, Min. ACT of 28 or SAT of at least 1240 (Critical Reading plus Math) -minority students showing leadership potential , community service, and demonstrating financial need -min. SAT of 1000, ACT 22 -min. 2.75 GPA -plan to attend public, in-state college/university -U.S. citizen or permanent resident -demonstrate financial need -1000 SAT or Composite 22 ACT -U.S. citizen -need not be a member of Mensa -essay of fewer than 550 words What I Want to Be and Why -

December 15, 2011


Automatically awarded to all residents who have been offered admission. March 30, 2012, 5pm

Level 1-$6,000 per yr. for 4 yrs. Level 2 - $5,000 per year for 4yrs. Up to $7,500 annually

February 8, 2012

Up to $5,000 per year for four years

Marine Corps ROTC

Not stated in literature received January 15, 2012 (P)

100% tuition, fees, books and more $500 - $1,000

Mensa Foundation North Texas Mensa Scholarship Program

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Navy ROTC Scholarships -U.S. or naturalized citizen -SAT:600 math w math and verbal 1230 -ACT: 26 -top 20% of class - -must have officially established a business scholarship manager at 1320 + SAT/30+ACT Up to $7,000 per yr. 1210-1310 SAT/27-29 ACT Up to $6,000 per yr. 1090-1200 SAT/24-26 ACT Up to $5,000 per yr. Not stated in literature received $180,000 in scholarship & earn your commission as a naval officer Varies range from $1.000 - $10,000 150 Scholarships given out Previously stated.

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation

December 31, 2010

Oklahoma State University Nonresident Achievement Scholarship Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

-academic achievement, extracurricular, community involvement, and financial need -essay, resume, transcript, photograph -Texas History Essay Scholarship Awards Program -financial need is a major consideration -positive contribution at home, school, and community -application, transcript, recommendation forms

December 31, 2011

Not stated

Sons of the Republic of Texas St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church Scholarship

January 31, 2012 If submitted to the counseling department by noon on April 30, 2012 the counselor will deliver. Otherwise, the student will deliver to St. Barnabas by 5:00 PM on April 30th. January 31, 2012

$1,000 to $3.000 $1,000

Texas Student Housing

Texas Society of Professional Engineers

Tzu Chi Scholars 2012

-Open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, Denton, San Marcos, Texas that have not signed off-campus housing leases with TSH facility managed by Asset Campus Housing. -U.S. Citizen -3.0 or higher GPA -Min. of 600 math, 550 critical reading, and 500 writing on the SAT, or a 29 math, and 25 in English on the ACT. -plan to enroll in an ABET accredited engineering program (visit -applications found at -financial need, academic achievement, community involvement

January 13, 2012(BT)

$10,000 academic scholarships $2, 500 a year offcampus housing scholarship, renewable for up to four years $1.000 renewable for four consecutive years

March 9, 2012 (P)


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UNCF/Brinker International -future food nutritionist, chefs, hotel managers and restuaranteurs -minority students December 29, 2011 Not stated

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards

9th -12th Art Contest

March 31, 2012(BT)

Young Entrepreneur Foundation

-must have started your own business -have good academics -apply at

December 15, 2011

1st -$10,000 2cnd-$5,000 3rd- $2,500 4th-$1,500 5th-$500. $1,000 - $10,000

Students remember to check the scholarship file located in the counseling office on a weekly basis. If a particular scholarship file is empty, let Mrs. Prabhakar know and she we refill the file.
Check This Out! These opportunities can be found on the listed website.
UCOLLEGE SEARCH HUwww.nacacnet.orgUH National Association of College Admissions Counselors HUwww.collegeboard.comUH College search, AP info, PSAT info, test registration HUwww.collegenet.comUH College search HUwww.mycollegeguide.orgUH College search HUwww.petersons.comUH Petersons college search program College and financial aid search Historically Black Colleges and Universities search HUwww.collegeispossible.orgUH Guide to college admission resources HUwww.campustours.comUH Online tours of campuses and college and scholarship search HUwww.ctcl.comUH Colleges That Change Lives UCOLLEGE TESTING HUwww.collegeboard.comUH SAT testing info, registration, and practice HUwww.actstudent.orgUH ACT testing info, registration, and practice HUwww.thea.nesinc.comUH THEA testing info, registration, and practice for Texas public colleges and universities UCOLLEGE APPLICATION INFORMATION HUwww.applytexas.orgUH Common application for Texas UpublicU universities HUwww.commonapp.orgUH Common application for many private colleges nationwide USCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID HUwww.fastweb.comUH Financial Aid and Scholarship Search Financial Aid and Scholarship Search; Exploring Options HUwww.finaid.orgUH Financial Aid and Scholarship Search HUwww.fafsa.ed.govUH Free Application for Federal Student Aid HUwww.fafsa4caster.ed.govUH Exploring Financial Aid Options HUwww.fastap.orgUH Financial Aid and Scholarship Search HUwww.hsf.netUH Hispanic Scholarship Fund Hwww.collegefortexans.comUH Financial Aid and Scholarship Search HUwww.texasscholars.orgUH Financial Aid and Scholarship Search HUwww.nasfaa.orgUH National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators HUwww.tgslc.orgUH Student Loan Information U.S. Department of Education Financial Aid Info HHUwww.salliemae.comUH Financial Aid and Loan Information Each college and university offers scholarships, too. Dont forget to check their websites.

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UCAREER SEARCH H UATHLETES HUwww.ncaastudent.orgUH NCAA Clearinghouse Information and Registration for Prospective Student Athletes