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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 2019-2020

 

https://www.badcredit.org/news/scholarships-com-helps-student-save-on-college/

 

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     

 

2019 Wolfforth Harvest Queen - This contest is a tradition of the Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce.  The Festival will take place on October 19 just west of Wolfforth City Hall (302 Main Street).  If you have any question, please call the Chamber at (806)855-4159 or email info@wolfforthchamber.org

  • Amount: Harvest Queen receives a $750.00 scholarship and the Runner up will receive a $350.00 scholarship AND $100.00 Visa Gift card to the candidate who sells the most raffle tickers.
  • Eligibility: Complete the application form, eligibility form completed by school counselor or principal, letter of recommendation from a school teacher or club/activity advisor, each candidate must submit a 250 word essay detailing your platform and finally each queen contestant must sell a minimum of 100 raffle tickets.
  • Deadline: Application, letter of recommendation, eligibility form and essay are to be turned in by 4:00 PM on Friday October 4 to the Counselor's office.  No late applications will be accepted. Judge interviews and ticket sales are due on Wednesday, October 9 at 6:00pm at the Methodist Church located at 102 Donald Preston Drive in Wolfforth.  All Queen Candidates must ride through the Harvest Festival Parade at 9am on Saturday, October 19 and we will crown the Queen at 10:30.

Scroll down this page for more information on 2019 Wolfforth Harvest Queen.

 

Texas PTA - is excited to share that applications for our scholarship program will open online beginning September 16, 2019, and remain open through November 15, 2019.  With $25,000.00 available each year, Texas PTA awards $1000.00 to eligible high school seniors and up to $500.00 scholarship to eligible faculty members.  Please be aware that each applicant must be a member of their Local PTA and be counted by the November membership roster, and their Local PTA must be Active and in Good Standing with Texas PTA by December 1, 2019.  For more information please go to www.txpta.org/scholarships
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW 2019-2020 - Since 1947, The Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars premier scholarship program.  Each year more than 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives.  Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme.  This year's theme is What Makes America Great.
 
 
  • Amount: Grand Prize $30,000
  • Eligibility:  Contest open to students grades 9-12 enrolled in school by October 31st.  Essay length on audio CD is 3-5 minutes.  Recommend essays be recorded on a CD. Only use a flash drive if a CD is not available.  Essays must be typed and recorded in English.  Student must be sole author of the essay.  No music, singing, poetry or sound effects allowed.  Contestants must not identify themselves within the essay.
  • Deadline: October 31, 2019