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 2018-2019
Scholarship for Juniors - https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/college-prep-scholars Deadline: March 20, 2019
Wace Scholarship Partner Institutions - www.waceinc.org
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
Students in the top 50% who have a corresponding ACT/SAT score may be guaranteed scholarships from Texas Tech University starting at $4000.00 per year. Review the new scholarship program here: www.depts.ttu.edu/admissions/cost-and-aid/FRScholarships1819.pdf
Community Foundation of West Texas offers various scholarship to Lubbock County Seniors. Go to https://www.cfwtx.org/current-scholarships
where all the scholarships are listed in alphabetical order.
1. The Don & Sybil Harrington Scholarship is for those going into the Math, Science, or Engineering fields. The award is for $5,000.00 a year for 4 years and is highly competitive.
2. The George Scott Jr. award is for an African American student from a Lubbock County high school who will be attending Texas Tech. This is a onetime award for $1,000.00.
3. Lubbock Art Association Scholarship is for those who plan on continuing their education in an arts related field.
4. Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship is for a Texas resident graduating senior who will be attending a Texas school to pursue a secondary education.
5. Danny Gunn Memorial Scholarship is for graduating seniors at an Area 1 FFA Texas high school
6. The Lubbock Manufacturing Scholarship is for those going into metal trades or industrial technologies.
7. Lubbock Master Gardeners Association Scholarship is available through their group and is for those studying horticulture, botany or a related field.
FROM THIS POINT DOWN, SCHOLARSHIPS ARE LISTED BY DATE OF APPLICATION DEADLINE
FiberMax/Caprock Basketball Classic Scholarship Guidelines - The candidate must have been a player or manager/trainer in the FiberMax Caprock Classic Basketball Tournament. For more information go to: https://www.caprockambucs.com/lifestyle
- Amount: 1,000.00
- Eligibility: The candidate must be a senior with a minimum scholastic average of 2.75 in classwork from grades nine through twelve.
- Deadline: March 15, 2019
Frenship Foundation Character Scholarship - The purpose of The Foundation's Scholarship is to recognize consistent effort, to promote leadership, and to develop character in students of Frenship school while stimulating a desire to serve other and further their education.
- Eligibility: The scholarship is based on the following criteria: character, leadership, service/activity, and effort. Students must follow the directions exactly as it is written. There is one form you will turn in to the counseling suite. All other forms will be electronically submitted. Please come visit your counselor if you have any questions about this scholarship.
- Deadline: March 22, 2019 at 4:15 pm
- If you have any questions, please contact your counselor.
Frenship PTSA Scholarship Application - (You must be a current PTSA member to apply. Join at pta.org) Our primary purpose is to award students who exhibit exemplary service at home, community, school and PTSA. The distribution of PTSA scholarships is based on each student's PTSA involvement, student character, service to school, and community.
We will be awarding academic scholarship and vocational scholarships. Please check the box for the type of scholarship you are applying. Academic is a student going to college and the vocational is a student going to a trade or technical school. Each scholarship will award $500.00.
Please complete the entire application packet. Only applications that are completed will be considered for these scholarships. All applications are scored blindly. All names are removed and replaced with an identification number for applicants prior to being scored by the judges.
A letter of recommendation from either a teacher or a person outside. Please advise them not to include your name on the letter and seal the envelope with your name on the outside. Please advise them not to include your name on the letter and seal the envelope. You may share with them to be specific as possible about your character and your service work. Submit this letter with your application.
- Deadline: Application deadline is by the end of school on March 22nd in the counselor's office. Absolutely no late applications will be accepted.
The packet for this scholarship are in the Counselor's office.
Texas Telephone Association Foundation -
(TTAF) a non-profit, philanthropic organization founded to help further the understanding of telephony and advance telecommunications as a career choice. www.tta.org
- Amount: $2,000.00
- Eligibility: U.S. Citizen, student graduating from a Texas high school with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and a student planning to attend a Texas college or university by the Fall of 2019.
- Deadline: March 29, 2019
The 2019 Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship Contest - Calling all Texas high school seniors: you are invited to show us how much you care about keeping Texas clean and beautiful. Let your passion for our environment and litter prevention inspire you to enter for this scholarship. For more information go to: dontmesswithtexas.org
- Amount: $8000.00 grand prize scholarship, $6000.00 scholarship or one of two $2000.00
- Eligibility: Submissions will be judged based on student submissions detailing creative and sustainable solutions to litter problems.
- Deadline: March 29, 2019
The Rotary Club of Lubbock - Application from graduating high school Seniors from Monterey, Coronado, Estacado, Lubbock High, Lubbock-Cooper or Frenship
- Deadline:Application MUST be typewritten and postmarked on or before: March 29, 2019
City, State and zip code
(b) Parent's or Guardian's Name
(c) Residence: Do you live with your parents or guardian?
If not, with whom?
(d) Present High School
(e) College/University Planning to Attend
(f) Indicate your need for the Rotary Club Scholarship, (Include way(s) you will finance your college work. Also, include any scholarships or grants you have already received).
(g) Explain your reasons for attending college and your professional or vocational ambitions.
(h) A transcript MUST be included with this application. Briefly summarize your extracurricular activities while in high school. List any academic, athletic, and school-related honors you received (be sure to include student government, competitive athletics, band or orchestra, etc., and any local service project participation).
(i) Are there any reasons you feel that your plans to attend college and receive a degree might change?
Please return applications to: The Rotary Club of Lubbock E. Wade Wilson
1001 Main Street #805 OR 4809 19th St. #5
Lubbock, TX. 79401 Lubbock, TX. 79407
Mason Scholarship 2019 - Turn forms into the Counseling Office
South Plains Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Scholarship 2019 - is very pleased the announce that Fourteen (14) $1,500.00 Scholarships will be available to the dependents of members of SPTC for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information go to www.sptc.net
- Amount: $1,500.00
- Eligibility: High School graduating senior with a minimum grade point average of 2.50. Must be a dependent of a current member and receiving telephone service from South Plains Telephone Cooperative Inc., Student may attend any accredited college, university, technical school or hospital affiliated school. Applicant is to write a short essay stating why he or she is qualified for a scholarship. Applicant to provide a copy of their high school transcript.
- Deadline: April 15, 2019
2019 Student-View Scholarship Program - is offering $11,000.00 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. www.student-view.com
- Amount: One $4000.00 scholarship, Two $1,000.00 scholarships, Ten $500.00 scholarships.
- Eligibility: Complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May 2019.
- Deadline: April 22, 2019
- Amount: $1,000.00
- Eligibility: A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required along with a 300-500 word essay (Topic found on our website)
- Deadline: All applicants must submit by April 30, 2019
Coach Don Black and Linda Black Memorial Scholarship - Applicant must have exhibited outstanding leadership, sportsmanship, and a positive attitude "both on and off the field", and application must include one Letter of Recommendation from a Frenship coach.
- Amount: $1,000.00
- Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating senior athlete of Frenship ISD. Academically, applicant must have a minimum scholastic average of 2.75 in classwork from 9th through 12th grade.(Application must include transcript to be considered.) Application must include a typed essay of 1000 words or less.
- Deadline: April 30, 2019
- More information is at the bottom of this page labeled Coach Don Black Scholarship
- 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.
B.Davis Scholarship - The creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are offering a scholarship for 2019.
- Amount: $1,000.00
- Deadline: June 14, 2019
- Amount: $500.00
- Eligibility: Please write a short essay telling us about how you're fighting or planning on fighting addiction and substance abuse.
- Deadline: June 30, 2019
- Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applicants cannot be on academic disciplinary status. Must not be related to or living with any employee of Bankrate, Inc. or Caring LLC.
- Deadline: June 30, 2019
Pinnacle Peak Recovery Scholarship -
Students are encouraged to write an essay explaining how they plan on fighting issues surrounding substance abuse and addiction. Examples may include: future career path, volunteering for a related cause, helping someone they love seek treatment, or even how they have overcome their own personal battles. Details and rules can be viewed at: https://www.pinnaclepeakrecovery.com/about-pinnacle-peak/scholarships-program/
- Amount: $500.00
- Eligibility: write an essay about abuse and addictions
- Deadline: June 30, 2019