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Letter of Recommendation Personal Fact Sheet

In order for your counselor to consider writing a letter of recommendation for you, a personal fact sheet must be filled out.  Letters of recommendation are needed to complete college or scholarship applications in most cases.  A personal fact sheet will ensure the most accurate and comprehensive information will be used in the letter.  Click here to access the Personal Fact Sheet.

 

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Available Scholarships 2017-2018

College Fairs Online is now offering a $1,000.00

 Every Chance Every Texan - hundreds of scholarship web sites and applications. 
Go to http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/funding/aid/faidalpha.php to see a complete list.

 

Affordable Colleges Online -  Free resources on topics such as financial aid, college saving strategies, affordability and scorecard rankings, opportunities for Veterans and people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources.

Go to http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/

 

University Tutors Scholarship Contest -

University Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the University Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by University Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - http://scholarships.fastweb.com/y-high-school-seniors?utm_source=solo&utm_content=201411_EDU%3futm_source=solo&utm_content=201411_EDU

 

JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - http://scholarships.fastweb.com/y-high-school-juniors?utm_source=solo&utm_content=201411_EDU

The Phi Beta Kappa Association of West Texas -Eastern New Mexico wishes to recognize high school junior students who have outstanding academic records and honor them with its Academic Excellence Award.  Application forms are available below.

   

National Society of High School Scholars Foundation Scholarships - http://nshssfoundation.org/scholarships 

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest Scholarship Program - The scholarship is awarded to applicants who have either: (1) Had a serious childhood illness or injury OR (2) had a sibling who had a serious childhood illness or injury which impacted the family.

Applicants must submit the following: 

(1) RMHC Scholars application www.RMHCsouthwest.com

(2) A narrative which includes information about the illness and how it impacted the applicant and his/her family (include information about use of Ronald McDonald House or Ronald McDonald Family Room if applicable) For additional information, contact Linda Limon at 806-744-8877

 

 

The Community Foundation of West Texas Funding Information Library - students can search the database of over 100,000 foundations.  Many of these foundations offer scholarships.  Visit www.communityfoundationofwesttexas.org for more information and a list of all scholarships available through The Community Foundation of West Texas

 

 West Texas A&M University Scholarship Opportunities - www.wtamu.edu/scholarships

 

The Community Foudation of West Texas - A complete list of available scholarships including applications are available on our website at: www.cfwtx.org 

 

 

FROM THIS POINT DOWN, SCHOLARSHIPS ARE LISTED BY DATE OF APPLICATION DEADLINE 

 
 
 
West Texas Chapter Association of General Contractors, Inc. - Mail packet to West Texas Chapter AGC, Inc. P.O. Box 5365, Abilene, TX. 79608. 
 
  •  Eligibility: Applicant shall have graduated high school, be a current college undergraduate, or be working in the West Texas Chapter territory.  Scholarships are for those who are pursuing two years or four year degrees in a construction related field.  Preference shall be given to a relative or member of the West Texas AGC Chapter or an employee of a member: and further, that such Member shall have been an active member of the Chapter for two years prior to the application.
  • Deadline: April 6, 2018
Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship.
 
2018 Caprock Peace Officers' Association Scholarship Information -   The CPOA considers community, education and fellowship to be a few of the elements we have built our foundation upon.  Our purpose is to provide members with access to the highest quality leadership development, training and Continuing Law Enforcement Education opportunities. See more information and application below under CPOA.
 
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be a current member of CPOA; a spouse; a dependent of a parent/step-parent or legal guardian; grandchild; niece/nephew.  Proof acceptance to college, university or vocational school in the Fall of 2019
  • Deadline: April 9, 2019 
Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship.
 
 
Texas Tech Alumni Association - In 2017, the Texas Tech Alumni Association awarded over $215,000.00 in scholarships to incoming freshmen.  Go to www.texastechalumni.org for more information.
 
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15, 2018 
 
South Plains Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Scholarship -   Must be a dependent of a current member and receiving telephone service from South Plains Telephone Cooperative Inc.  For more information and application see the next page under South Plains Telephone Cooperative.
 
  • Amount: $1,500.00
  • Eligibility: High School graduating senior with a minimum grade point average of 2.5.  Student may attend any accredited college, university, technical school or hospital affiliated school.  
  • Deadline: April 16, 2018
Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship.
 
 
 
2018 Student-View Scholarship Program -  www.studentinsighs.com for more information.  Easy to apply.  Any questions contact@studentinsights.com
 
  • Amount: One $4,000.00, Two $1,000.00 and Ten $500.00
  • Eligibility: No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average, no essay required, no lengthy application forms.
  • Deadline: April 22, 2018
 
Lubbock County Farm Bureau - Application is open to all High School Seniors whose families have been a member of Lubbock County Farm Bureau for a minimum of 2 years in good standings. See application and more information below under list files.
 
  • Amount: $1,000.00 and awarded $500.00 per semester for two semesters
  • Eligibility: Students are required to take at least 12 hours per semester.  Students have no restriction on field of study.  Students must maintain a 2.0 G.P.A. to get the second semester money.
  • Deadline: April 27, 2018
  • Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship. 
     
 
 
Hispanic Association of Women - The mission of the Hispanic Association of Women is organizing the efforts of Hispanic women since 1983 by promoting educational opportunities for all women and endorse issues of concern to empower women and youth and establishing a collective effort to resolve problems and counter barriers faced by Hispanics.
 
  • Amount: $1,000.00
  • Eligibility: Women only.  Enrolled at one of the local accredited colleges/universities or a graduating senior at a high school located within a 60-mile radius of the City of Lubbock, Texas. 
  • Deadline: April 27, 2018
  • Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship.
 
 
Notes for the Future - Established by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS in 2017, the Notes for the Future Scholarship Program aims to support musicians through scholarship funding to recipients as well as a free opportunity - for all applicants to have their auditions reviewed by department of music from colleges and universities nationwide.   For more information go to: www.programs.applyISTS.com/NFTFscholarship
 
  • Amount: 1,000.00
  • Eligibility: Be a high school sophomore, junior or senior.  Plan to study music in college. Submit an audio or video recording of the student singing and/or performing the instrument(s) with which you possess the most skills.
  • Deadline: April 27, 2018
 
 
ASABE Texas Section Cleon Namken Memorial Scholarship - The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) Texas Section will award the Cleon Namken Memorial Scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior enrolling in college with plans to pursue a degree in engineering with an emphasis in a soil or water related field.  See application below under list files.
 
  • Amount: $1,000.00 scholarship to be split into 2 payments: an initial $500.00 dispersal  when awarded to be used for the first enrolled semester, and a final $500.00 dispersal upon successful enrollment of the second semester.
  • Eligibility: Plan to be an engineering major with an emphasis in a soil or water related field.  Plan to attend a public or private Texas university or college.  Plan to be a full-time college student.  Required to be a Texas resident at the time of the scholarship application.
  • Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship. 
     
 
 
The Ryan Earl Brooks Memorial Scholarship - Oimzion International Ministries and Global Missions would like to award this scholarship to a minority male.  
 
  • Amount: $1,000.00
  • Eligibility: Must be a senior graduating in the spring of 2018. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Must supply an acceptance letter to an accredited  institution of higher learning. Must supply a sealed official high school transcript. Must attend a scholarship banquet on May 5, 2018.
  • Deadline: 04/30/2018
Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship.
 
 
Lois' Legacy Memorial Scholarship - Oimzion International Ministries and Global Missions would like to award this scholarship to a minority female.
 
  • Amount: $1,000.00
  • Eligibility: Must be a senior graduating in the spring of 2018. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Must supply an acceptance letter to an accredited  institution of higher learning. Must supply a sealed official high school transcript. Must attend a scholarship banquet on May 5, 2018.
  • Deadline: 04/30/2018
Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship.
 
 
 
The Texas Interscholastic League Foundation (TILF) - provides scholarships to students who participate in UIL academic and music competitions. 
 
  • Amount: Over 1 million in scholarships each year and about 35% of our applicants typically receive awards.
  • Eligibility: a student must compete at the state level in a UIL academic contest and must plan to attend a Texas college or university.
  • Deadline: Applications will be accepted via the TILF website (www.tilfoundation.org) from March 1, 2018 to May 11, 2018
 
The Federation of Insurance Women of Texas, Inc. (FIWT) is proud to offer two thousand dollar scholarship to a current high school senior or college student.  The money is distributed $1,000.00 in the fall of 2018 and $1,000.00 in the spring of 2019.  This scholarship is regional and will be offered to students in the El Paso, Lubbock, Abilene and North Texas areas.  www.fiwt.com for more information.
 
  • Amount: $2,000.00 
  • Eligibility: Must complete the application, must take a minimum of 12 hours with at least 1 course being insurance or business related.  The college or university must be located in Texas. The applicant must maintain a grade point average of B or above to be eligible. 
  • Deadline: May 11, 2018
 
 
  • Amount: $1,000.00
  • Eligibility: write an essay describing the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.
  • Deadline: May 22, 2018
 
2018 Ozarka National Spring Water - This scholarship is intended for students pursuing degrees at a four-year college or university in the field of earth/environment science.  For more information go to http://www.nestle-watersna.com/Content/Documents/pdfs/Ozara_Every_Drop_Counts_Application_2018.pdf
 
  • Amount: Since 2002, our company has awarded two students in the state of Texas a $10,000.00 scholarship each.
  • Eligibility: Completed application, complete high school transcript, completed essay and signed 'General Rules & Guideline" document
  • Deadline: May 25, 2018
 
 
Textbook Scholarships - Textbook Brokers in Searcy, Arkansas is giving away rental scholarships. Schools served by Textbook Brokers is Harding University, Arkansas State University - Searcy Campus, Beebe Campus and Heber Springs Campus.  The scholarship winners will be chosen by random drawing. For more information go to:  www.searcybooks.com
 
  • Amount: (1) $250.00 rental scholarship. (1) $150.00 rental scholarship as well as (6) $100.00 rental scholarships
  • Eligibility: Recipient must graduate from high school during the 2017-2018 school years, only one entry per student, recipients must provide us a copy of their schedule by August 1, 2018.  Scholarship must be used during Fall 2018 semester and applied to books that are rented.
  • Deadline: May 31, 2018
 
 
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - full details are available on the website http://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
 
  • Amount 1,000.00
  • Eligibility: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the website
  • Deadline: June 14, 2018
 
Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program - we would like to invite students interested in enrolling in Career and Technical Education programs for Fall 2018 to apply for this scholarship.  For more information go to https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical
 
 
  • Amount: 1020 scholarships with a maximum award amount of $2,500.00
  • Eligibility: Have completed high school by Spring 2018, be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall 2018 that will lead to employment, attend a not for profit post secondary institution, demonstrate financial need: applicants must be Pell Grant eligible, be under the age of 30 and be a United States citizen.
  • Deadline: June 15, 2018 
 
BigSun Scholarship is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student.  All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.  www.bigsunathletics.com
 
  • Amount: $500.00
  • Eligibility: applicant must be a high school senior and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
  • Deadline: June 19, 2018
 
Barbizon College Scholarship Sweepstakes 2017-2018 - www.barbizonmodeling.com/scholarships
 
  • Amount: $100,000.00
  • Eligibility: Beginning January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018 complete an official entry from available at any Barbizon Center, special event, or online.  Open to legal residents of the U.S. The tuition scholarship will be paid directly to the school, on behalf of the winner.
  • Winner will be selected on or before December 1, 2019 in a random drawing.
 
AES Engineers Scholarship - This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Go to  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
 
  • Amount: $500.00
  • Eligibility: Student needs to answer one of the essay questions that can be found on our site
  • Deadline: October 6, 2018
  • Application for the Texas Student Housing