• NTS Communications Scholarship Program

    NST Communications will award up to five (5) $1000 scholarships. Applicants must be students who are completing their high school education and whose address at which they legally reside is within one of the following cities in Texas: Abernathy, Brownfield, Burkburnett, Colorado City, Hale Center, Idalou, Iowa Park, Lamesa, Levelland, Littlefield, Meadow, Morton, New Deal, O'Donnell, Olton, Pampa, Ropesville, Slaton, Smyer, Tahoka, Whitharral, and Wilson. High school seniors, home-schooled students, and students obtaining their GED may apply. See attached application for details. Application deadline is Thursday March 1, 2018 

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  • Sheppard AFB Officers' Spouses' Club Scholarship

    The Sheppard AFB Officers' Spouses' Club is is offering scholarship opportunities to eligible individuals to commend community involvement and self-improvement. High school graduate scholarships are awarded in varying amounts to university, junior college, or vocational school bound students who will be attending college full time during the 2018-19 school year. Applicants must be a dependent child of US military personnel currently stationed at Sheppard AFB (active duty or reserve, officer or enlisted), a dependent child of NATO personnel currently stationed at Sheppard AFB, a dependent child of retired or deceased US military personnel previously stationed at Sheppard AFB, or the dependent child of a Civil Service employee currently employed at Sheppard AFB. Application is attached. Deadline - applications must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2018

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  • Society of American Military Engineers Wichita Mountains Post Scholarship

    The Society of American Military Engineers Wichita Mountains Post will be awarding scholarships to high school seniors who plan to pursue a major in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math field. Applicants must be high school seniors who live within a 50 mile radius of Altus, Lawton or Wichita Falls OR be dependents of SAME-Wichita Mountains Post members. This is a renewable scholarship in the amount of $300 for the first year and increasing up to $1000 per year for up to 3 years, depending upon available funds. Application is attached. Deadline is Friday February 2, 2018
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  • Air Force Assoc. - Earle North Parker Essay Contest

    Participants must be a senior attending State of Texas high school (including home-schooled). First prize - $2000+ and Second prize - $1000+. See attachment for essay topic and instructions. Deadline is December 15, 2017. 

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  • FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) Free Speech Essay Contest

    High school juniors and seniors are invited to participate in the Foundation for Individual Rights (FIRE) Free Speech Essay Contest. To enter, students must submit a essay between 800-1000 words on the provided topic. First place - $10,000 scholarship, 2nd place - $5000 scholarship, and runners up (3) - $1000 scholarships. Four $500 winners will be chosen from the remining entrants in a drawing.  To enter, visit www.thefire.org/contest . Deadline for entry is December 31, 2017.    
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  • Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship

    The Fort Worth Scottish Rite, a Masonic program, awards 50 merit-based scholarships in the amount of $1500 each. Scholarships honor graduating seniors for scholastic, extra-curriucular, and community efforts and dedication. Five of the scholarships are given a preference for students who will be enrolling at a community college. Application is attached. Deadline is March 1, 2018.

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  • Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship Competition

    Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student scholarships are based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.  Application can be found at enf.elks.org/mvs.  Deadline for application is November 27, 2017 


    • Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
    • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
    • College students are not eligible to apply.
    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
    • Male and female students compete separately.

    From April 26-29, 2018 the 20 top finalists will participate in an all expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.

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  • ACT Student Champion Award

    Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. 
    Students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT and who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply: 

    • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
    • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
    • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.

    Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application. 

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  • Santa Rosa Telephone Cooperative Scholarship

    Two $2500 scholarships ($1250 per semester for two semesters) will be awarded. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who resides in the Santa Rosa Telephone Cooperative service area as an immediate family member of an active member of the Santa Rosa Telephone Cooperative. Application is attached. Deadline is February 1, 2018
    Note: Applicants also qualify for the Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship. Return to scholarship list for more information.
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  • Foundation for Rural Service

    The Foundation for Rural Service is making a number of scholarships available to their customers and dependents. Applicants must be a graduating senior and receive any telecommunications service from a current NTCA member (Santa Rosa Telephone Co-op) except for students sponsored by an associate member company.  Thirty $2500 scholarships will be awarded. In addition to the 30 FRS scholarships, the following scholarships will be awarded:
    *Four $5000 FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarships, with preference with preference given to students who are majoring in math, science, engineering and medical fields
    *Two $1500 TMS Scholarships
    *One $2500 Everett Kneece Return to Rural America Scholarship
    *The Cold Ford Scholarship, awarding up to $15,000 to rural students
    Application is attached. Applications must be completed and received by the Santa Rosa Telephone Coop, PO Box 2128, Vernon, Texas 76385-2128, by February 1, 2018. 
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