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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. a FREE resource on planning and paying for college. 


Available Scholarships 2017-2018

 Every Chance Every Texan - hundreds of scholarship web sites and applications. 
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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:





National Society of High School Scholars Foundation 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

(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 for more information and a list of all scholarships available through The Community Foundation of West Texas


 West Texas A&M University Scholarship Opportunities -






We the Students Essay Contest - Gives high-school students from across the U.S. a chance to share their perspective on a trending topic. For more information go to:
  • Amount: 1st Place - $5,000.00 and a scholarship to our 2018 Constitutional Academy in Washington, D.C.  Runner Up - Six prizes at $1,250.00 each and Honorable Mentions - Eight prizes at $500.00 each.
  • Eligibility: Asking students to write about "What role the government should play in monitoring internet content"
  • Deadline: February 5, 2018
Mackenzie Masonic Lodge No. 1327 -  
  • Amount: (5) $1,000.00
  • Eligibility: essay stating why you desire a scholarship, which university or college you plan on attending, and how you will use your education in future years.
  • Deadline: February 15, 2018
Frontier Fiesta Association (FFA) at the University of Houston - is offering multiple scholarships to incoming freshman students who will be attending the University of Houston in the Fall 2018 semester. To apply for these scholarships, students can visit under the scholarship page.
  • Amount: multiple amounts
  • Eligibility: Completed application, unofficial transcript with cumulative GPA, list of extracurricular activities and achievements, a 500-word essay describing your leadership role and how you have given to your community and finally two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your leadership abilities and community involvement.
  • Deadline: February 15, 2018
Junior League of Lubbock, Inc., - Volunteer Service Award Scholarship to a female high school senior who demonstrates an exemplary commitment to volunteerism in her community. For additional information regarding the application process or to obtain an application go to by selecting "scholarship" from the drop-down "how we can help" menu.
  • Amount $2,500.00
  • Eligibility: Female, high school senior, college bound in the fall of 2018 (to either a two-year college or four-year university), resident of Lubbock, Lamb, Hale, Floyd, Crosby, Garza, Lynn, Terry or Hockley counties
  • Deadline: February 16, 2018 and may be submitted through the JLL website.
Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society Memorial Foundation Asthma Scholarship Award - for more information and to download an application:
  • Amount $1,500.00
  • Eligibility: Granted to up to three qualified and deserving high school seniors in Texas who suffer from asthma
  • Deadline: March 1, 2018
Foundation For Rural Service - Seeks to sustain and enhance the quality of life in America by advancing an understanding of rural issues.  For more information on Foundationforruralservice see on the next page of this website.   SPTC service areas have telephone numbers with these prefixes: 245, 262, 297, 328, 649, 657, 697, 757, 829, 842, 863, 864, 873, 879, 889, and 895.  Most students whose home phone numbers begin with one of these prefixes are eligible to apply.
  • Amount - various amount from $500.00 to $5,000.00
  • Eligibility: a graduating high school senior, be a United States citizen, be sponsored by a current NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association member, be accepted by an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school, have a least a C grade point average, and express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation.
  • Deadline: March 1, 2018
Frenship Foundation FHS Character Scholarship Application 2018 - The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize consistent effort, to promote leadership, and to develop character in students of Frenship school, while stimulating a desire to serve others and further their education. 
  • Amount: over $644,600.00 to 244 Frenship High School graduates since 2003
  • Eligibility: The recipient selection is based on Character, Leadership, Service/Activity and Scholarship Effort
  • Deadline: March 2, 2018
Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship.
Capital Farm Credit - is pleased to announce we will present two $1,000.00 to two deserving high school seniors.
  • Amount: $1,000.00
  • Eligibility: Must be a senior, graduating within the current school year and have an average "B" grade.
  • Deadline: March 2, 2018
Frenship PTSA Scholarship Application - 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, community and academic achievements.  
  • Eligibility: You must be a current PTSA member to apply
  • Deadline: March 2, 2018
Scroll down this page for the application link for this scholarship.
The Rotary Club of Lubbock -  The application for this scholarship is on the next page of this website under rotary000.pdf.
  • $1,000.00
  • Eligibility: Applications will be judged on the following: Academic performance, financial need and applicant must plan on attending Texas Tech University, Lubbock Christian University, or any Lubbock branch of South Plains College or Wayland University.
  • Deadline: Applications must be postmarked no later than March 23, 2018 
2018 TTA Foundation Scholarship Application and Guidelines - The 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.
  • Amount: will award sic, four-year scholarships in the amount of $2,000.00 per year to students entering college for the 2018-2019 school year
  • Eligibility: U.S. Citizen, graduating from a Texas high school, a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, student planning on attending a Texas college or university
  • Deadline: March 30, 2018 
Masonic Lodge Scholarship 2018 - See below for the application.
  • Amount: 2 scholarships of $1,500.00 each will be awarded on one girl and one boy.
  • Eligibility: Seniors preferably have a Mason in their family (i.e. father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, or good friend)
  • Deadline: April 2, 2018
Texas Tech Alumni Association - In 2017, the Texas Tech Alumni Association awarded over $215,000.00 in scholarships to incoming freshmen.  Go to 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
2018 Student-View Scholarship Program - Easy to apply.  Any questions
  • 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
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 ( from March 1, 2018 to 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
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - full details are available on the website
  • 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
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.
  • 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 -
  • 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
  • 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