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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

 

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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.

 

Best Online Resource for Financial Help E-Scholarships USA  www.collegeguidanceconsultants.com  Simply the best online scholarship database.

 

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

 

 

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
 
 
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
 
The Texas Association for Pupil Transportation is pleased to announce the 19th Annual School Bus Safety Speech Contest.  The contest is intended to encourage high school students to be conscious of the importance of school bus safety and promote academic achievement.  Students will be encouraged to compose and present an original speech based on the theme:  "Can't Touch This - The Danger Zone!"   Go to www.tapt.com  On the banner at the top of the screen select "Events": then select "Speech Contest".  
 
Please note that only one participant from each grade level (9th, 10th, 11th and 12th) per public school district may be registered or participate at the Regional Level.  A representative of the school district must register the students to assure multiple registration do not occur within the district.  
  • Amount: $5,200.00 in awards to be awarded at State Contest.
  • Deadline: 4:00 PM on Friday, January 24, 2020.  Registration is to be done online at www.tapt.com
 
B. Davis Scholarship - Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  Our website 
was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  
 
  • Amount: $1,000.00
  • Deadline: May 22, 2020
 
Delta Theta Chi Sorority (A National Organization for Women) - a national non-collegiate education sorority, is accepting applications for Three (3) scholarships, in the amount of $1,600.00.  
 
  • Requirements call for the student to reside in the United States, have a high scholastic average, show evidence of financial need, and are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college.  Applicants also need to submit an application form, with attachments as specified by the National Executive Council.  These scholarships are awarded annually to students of promise and distinction.
  • Deadline: February 1, 2020
Applications forms are available on the Delta Theta Chi web site www.deltathetachi.org  
 
 

 
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year. High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Help put promising young leaders in the running to join our 10th class of Scholars. Share this news with candidates who exemplify these characteristics inside and outside the classroom and encourage them to apply.
 
Applications for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 3, 2020. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online. You may also follow us on Facebook and learn more about the Foundation’s other programs for students and educators.
 
We look forward to honoring these deserving student leaders next spring.

 

Candidates who have questions about the application process may contact the program's administrator, Scholarship America, at ge-reagan@scholarshipamerica.org.

 

 

Carr P. Collins Scholars Program - The Carr P. Collins Scholars Program was established in 1993 to recognize academically gifted students who are dedicated to helping others in an effort to develop leaders of tomorrow through the gift of higher education.   Through a $2 million grant from the Carr P. Collins Foundation, Baylor University awards scholarships to students who demonstrate leadership through service.  The application is available online at: www.baylor/edu/admissions/CarrPCollins.

 

  • Eligibility:  Must be admitted to Baylor University, be in the top quarter of their graduating class, have a minimum score of 1310 (combined Math and Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing) on the SAT or a minimum score of 28 on the ACT. Plus, have completed a balanced college preparatory program including history, science and a foreign language, and be an established resident of the state of Texas.
  • Deadline: January 31, 2020 
 

Operation Round Up Scholarship - South Plains Electric Cooperative's Operation Round Up is giving scholarships to high school seniors this year.

 

  • 20 scholarships available at $1,000.00 each
  • Submit your applications by February 2020
  • Learn more and apply online at SPEC.coop