Local Scholarship Tips – You may just turn in the application, but some optional things to include would be
1. A Cover Letter
2. A Resume
3. Your High School and College Transcripts
4. Two letters of Recommendation
Putting scholaship applications in a folder with a cover page with your photo is a nice touch as well – this is optional, but it makes the application look more impressive.
Local Scholarship List – Due Thursday April 1st by 4:00 – There will be box in the foyer by the Library for you to turn in your scholarship applications
General Scholarship Application – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/824/general_scholarship_application.pdf
Novatus Energy Route 66 Wind Farm – (Due April 3rd with Local Scholarships) https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/824/rt_66-novatus-panhandle-kirkland-letter.pdf
Southwest Cowboy Poetry Association – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/824/swcpa_scholarship_rules__application.doc
Scholarship Links – these will link you to a variety of scholarship and college resources
***NEW – Plains Land Bank – Due March 20th –https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/824/application_packet_-_plains_land_bank.pdf
Raise Me – https://www.raise.me/ Earn micro-scholarships as early as 9th grade and discover your path to the best college for you.
FASTWEB – https://www.fastweb.com/ – General Scholarship search to a variety of scholarships
Student Scholarships – https://www.studentscholarships.org/#sthash.HeQKmTM6.dpbs – General Scholarship search to a variety of scholarships
College for All Texans – http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/
College for All Texans is a site that has information for college in general and financial aid plus it has links to many scholarship applications.
AIE Scholarship Search – http://www.aie.org/scholarships/ – link to multiple scholarships
College Board Link to college and scholarships – https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search – link to multiple scholarships
Texas Grear Up – http://texasgearup.com – Tons of FREE and easy to use resourses that help students and their families prepare for success in college and way beyond.
Copendium of Texas Colleges and Financial Aid – https://comptroller.texas.gov/programs/education/msp/funding/aid/faidalpha.php#number –list of colleges and universities in the State of Texas, admission requirements, total expenses for an academic year, financial aid data and related information, helpful hints to the college bound, together with a Calendar of various scholarship deadlines arranged by months. It is presented as an aid mainly to senior high school students seeking higher education in Texas
FinAid – http://www.finaid.org/ This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools -- on or off the web.
Coca-Cola Scholarship – $20,000 scholarship due Oct. 31st – https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
Hispanic Scholarship Fund – https://www.hsf.net/HSF empowers families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional students as possible.
Elk Most Valuable Student – Due Nov 15th – https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university.
Trellis Foundation https://www.trellisfoundation.org/ Founded by Trellis Company (formerly TG), Trellis Foundation is a public charitable organization built on a 40-year heritage of supporting students and families in Texas who are pursuing their educational and career dreams. We focus on improving attainment for low- to moderate-income students who may not otherwise have an opportunity to earn a postsecondary credential or degree.
Texas A&M full tuition – https://brockmanfoundation.org/
The scholarship supports four years of undergraduate studies in an approved program of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) as well as the one-year MS Business graduate degree at Texas A&M's Mays Business School.
Big Area Scholarships – All Students Should Apply
Jason Roselius Memorial Scholarship – DUE MARCH – $5,000 – https://chandralynnyoung.wixsite.com/jrscholarship
Sybil B Harrington – Due Feb. 1st – 4 year renuable scholaship for student either going to Amarillo College or a 4 year University in Texas
Amarillo Area Foundation – open Nov 1 through the 2nd Friday in FebruaryThe Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for different colleges/universities and fields of study, and eligibility for scholarships is based on the student’s county of residence, planned college or university, and/or anticipated field of study.
Panhandle Groundwater – Open Jan 4th - March 2nd Since 2002, PGCD has given away $144,000 of scholarship money to deserving High School Seniors in our District (Armstrong, Carson, Donley, Gray, Potter, Roberts, Wheeler Counties). 1st Place – $4,000, 2nd Place $3,000, 3rd place $2,000.
H&H Credit Union –https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/824/hhscholarship_application_21-22.pdf DUE MARCH 27th - This scholarship is for the fall semester of 2020 and the spring semester of 2021 in the amount of $400.00 each semester. Must be a member to apply (some students will go open an account so that they may apply).
Cowboy Poet Association – DUE MAY 1st – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/824/swcpa_scholarship_rules__application.doc Southwest Cowboys Poetry Assoc. (SWCPA) is an Amarillo, Texas based non-profit group with the purpose of preserving the cowboy way of life. Each year, SWCPA offers two $600 scholarships to area students who have an interest in the farm/ranch life.
Texas Rural Education Association Scholarship –DUE APRIL 1ST – $1,800 – Only 3 scholarships from each school may be submitted. – Winner must attend a banquet in Fort Worth on June 26th to recieve your award.https://www.txrea.com/26097_1
Opportunity Plan – due April 1st https://www.opportunityplan.com/opi-general-scholarship-application/ – scholarship and student loan organization helping students going to college all over the nation.
The Terry Foundation Scholarship – Full tuition plus a semester of study abroad!
The Terry Foundation is the largest private scholarship provider in the state of Texas. This award-winning scholarship program was founded to help outstanding high school graduates and transfer students help themselves through access to quality education at 13 Texas public universities.
Oklahoma State University McKnight Scholarship – https://mx.technolutions.net/mpss/c/GgE/jM0HAA/t.2l1/aqBz3m7VQ5mndHxtvKmyUA/h1/WDkIgehPBIraAIemAnVfb2mKxzvL4KCR3uDRinVv71U-3D
Raising Texas Teachers – up to $8,000 a year for four years for aspiring teachers
Hagan Scholarship Foundation – A nationwide need-based merit scholarship for high achieving, self-motivated students. The scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester, for up to eight consecutive semesters, to help recipients graduate college debt free. This scholarship also includes a study abroad semester and a $15,000 Schwab account with lessons on investing..https://haganscholarships.org/
UIL State Qualifier in Academic , Debate, One Act (any time during high school)
UIL Music, Academic, and Athletic H-E-B Student Scholarship – https://www.sportsinaction.com/scholarship/ Deadline Feb. 12, 2021 – For the third consecutive year, H-E-B will award 15 high school seniors who participated in UIL competitions with a $2,000 scholarship in recognition of their community service and involvement in their communities.
Scholarship Links – you may want to search the individual scholarship by name if the link doesn’t take you to the application.
1. Edison Scholars Program - December 16, 2019 (30 Awards - $40,000)
2. Imagine America Scholarship - December 31, 2019 (5 Awards - $1,000)
3. Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship - December 31, 2019 (2 Awards - $1,000)
4. Ron Brown Scholarships Program - January 9, 2019 (10 Awards - $40,000)
5. SP Scholarship - December 31, 2019 (10 Awards - $10,000)
6. YDI Scholarship - December 29, 2019 (1 Award - $1,000)
7. GenM Scholarship - December 31, 2019 (4 Awards - $5,000)
Scholarship Applications (paper) – See the counselor for a copy
Harwell & Harwell Orthodontics – open to all seniors 2- $500 scholarships and 1- $1,000 scholarship