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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 2018-2019


Wace Scholarship Partner Institutions -

College Fairs Online is now offering a $1,000.00

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

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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:




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 - 


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 -


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



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:




Huntington College Scholarship Sweepstakes - For entry and official rules go to 
  • Amount: $4000.00
  • Eligibility: To enter: Simply Text 4000 to 84444
  • Deadline: December 31, 2018
Lions Club Scholarships -  All applications and details can be found at the Lions Clubs of Texas website: (look under Programs/Opportunities for youth.) 
Categories: 1) Diabetes Awareness Essay Contest 
                    2) Drug Awareness Speech Contest
                    3) Outstanding Youth Contest
  • Amount: Local Level  1st Place $1000       2nd Place $500
  •                State Level  1st Place $3000       2nd Place $2000     3rd Place 1000
  • Eligibility: Must be a Junior and Senior in High School.  Each person may enter one or two of the above categories
  • Deadline: January 11, 2019
  • Contest date is January 19, 2019 at Shallowater Lions, Shallowater, TX.
Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation - Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2020 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).
  • Amount: Full-ride scholarship that covers a student's tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study at any accredited U.S. college or university. 
  • Eligibility: Academic excellence, an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.
  • Deadline: January 23, 2019 
Carr P. Collins Scholars Program - This scholarship is for students who have demonstrated leadership through service.  Collins Scholars are awarded a minimum of $5,350.00 their first year, renewable for three additional years.  To apply:
  • Amount: $5,5350.00 First year
  • Eligibility: Have a minimum combined math and evidence-based reading and writing score of 1310 on the SAT or a minimum of 28 on the ACT. Complete a balanced college preparatory program including history, science and a foreign language. Ranked in the top quarter of your graduating class. Be a resident of the state of Texas.
  • Deadline: January 31, 2019
West Texas A&M University - College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) this scholarship program is designed for students of migrant or seasonal agricultural backgrounds. The scholarship program is funded to serve 30 students per year.  Students can access more information about the program and our online application process at
  • Amount: up to $4,160.000 designed for tuition and fees, books and monthly stipends
  • Eligibility: (1) Migrant Education Program: Eligible to participate or having participated in a Migrant Education Program (M.E.P.) sponsored by a school district.  (2) Temporary/Seasonal Farm-work:  Employment of a minimum of 75 days in temporary or seasonal farm related work in the past 24 months by the applicant or immediately family member of applicant. (3) WIA:  Employment through the National Farm Worker Jobs Program (NFJP) W.I.A., Sec. 167 (Work Investment Act)
  • Deadline: February 1, 2019
Lawrence Tech University - Apply to Lawrence Tech for the Fall 2019 semester, if you haven't already:
  • Amount: Up to $4,000.00 per year
  • Eligibility: Write a 500-word essay about Innovation is a hallmark of a Lawrence Technological University education.  Choose a person whose innovations have inspired you.  Explain why that person was successful and how his or her innovation is helpful to society.  What characteristics of the innovator would you like to incorporate into your own life?
  • Deadline: February 1, 2019
South Plains Electric Cooperative's Operation Round Up - Learn more and apply online at
  • Amount: 20 scholarships available at $1,000.00 each
  • Eligibility: You are currently a senior in high school, you are a member, or a spouse, child or stepchild of a member, or child whose guardian is a member of the Cooperative.  You reside in the Cooperative service area.  You are a participant in Operation Round Up.  
  • Deadline:  February 1, 2019
Delta Theta Chi Sorority - a national non-collegiate educational sorority is accepting applications for two (2) scholarships, in the amount of $2,400.00.  The winning applicants will be notified May 2019 and will need to provide a photograph 2.5 x 3.5 of billfold size for publication.
  • Amount: $2,400.00
  • Eligibility: The student must reside in the United States, have a high scholastic average, show evidence of financial need, and are currently enrolled or lplanning to enroll in an accredited college.  Applicants also need to submit an application form, with attachments at specified by the National Executive Council.  These scholarships are awarded  annually to students of promise and distinction.
  • Deadline: February 1, 2019
Flavorful Futures Scholarship - We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our scholarship.  Visit for full list of requirements.
  • Amount: $5,000.00
  • Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States. Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.  Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a least 2.5 on a 4 point scale.
  • Deadline: February 15, 2019
Texas Farm Bureau - There are several scholarship opportunities provided by Texas Farm Bureau.  Three of the available scholarship programs are for high students who have not yet graduated. 
  • Amounts:
  1. TFB District Scholarship - (39 scholarships available at $1,000 each) & (13 scholarships available for $1,500 each)
  2. TFB Young Farmer & Rancher High School Scholarship - (13 scholarships available at $1,000 each)
  3. TFB Dick Mitchell Memorial Scholarship - (1 scholarship available at $1,000)
The scholarship application process is online through a portal called MyTFB.  All information for the scholarships can be found on the Texas Farm Bureau website under the Youth Opportunities page. This includes deadlines, individual scholarship rules, eligibility, awards and the link to MyTFB.  The direct link to the Youth Opportunities page is
  • Eligibility: All students applying for the above scholarships must be a member of a Texas Farm Bureau family, with membership remaining current during the duration of the scholarship.  To become a Texas Farm Bureau member go to the following link:  
  • Deadline: March 1, 2019  
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: $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
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.
B.Davis Scholarship - The creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are offering a scholarship for 2019.
Denver Recovery Center - believes that high school and college students play a strong role in creating and maintaining a healthier future.  Through your knowledge, we can reduce substance abuse and addiction across the board.  The rules can be found at:
  • 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 
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:
  • Amount: $500.00
  • Eligibility: write an essay about abuse and addictions
  • Deadline: June 30, 2019