• 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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  • VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

    Typed 3 to 5 minute script recorded on cassette, CD, or flash drive on the topic "American History - Our Hope for the Future"  Entry form, script, recording, and photo (head and shoulder) due to counselor by October 31, 2017. Open to all high school students grades 9-12. Scholarship amount - $200
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  • Imagine America Scholarships for Trade Schools in Texas

    Imagine America has compiled a list of all the participating career colleges that offer our High School Scholarship Program, which is worth up to $1,000 toward tuition at these schools. This new feature makes it simple for students to browse their options for career training and quickly request information from those schools. And from there, they can submit their Imagine America scholarship application right away. Click on https://www.imagine-america.org/texastradeschoolscholarships/ to see if the schools you are considering participate in the Imagine America Scholarship Program. 

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  • Free TSI Accuplacer Study App

    Click on the link to access the Free TSI Accuplacer Study App


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  • American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship

    The American College Foundation will award multiple scholarships ranging from $1000 - $5000 each to eligible freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. For information and application go to www.americancollegefoundation.org. Application deadline is May 1, 2017

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  • Air Force Aid Society

    Air Force Aid grant, scholarship, and loan information for eligible Air Force dependents. Visit the Air Force Aid Society website at www.afas.org for more information and application instructions.  

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  • Affordable Colleges Online - Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities Guidebook

    Affordable Colleges Online has recently updated their College Scholarships abd Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities Guidebook. Some can only be used at certain colleges. To view the guide, click on this link http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/

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  • Raise.me

    Raise.me is a scholarship program where students can earn and accumulate micro-scholarships throughout their four years of high school to be used for their college education. Information and program registration can be found at https://www.raise.me/

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  • Obrella Insurance Scholarships

    Obrella lists a number of scholarships offered by insurance companies. Amounts and due dates vary by scholarship. Links to each application are on the main page. See http://www.obrella.com/resources/insurance-scholarships/

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  • Scholarships.com

    Scholarships.com is a free scholarship search website with lots of financial aid information for students, parents and educators. Visit www.scholarships.com
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  • Texas Tech Alumni Association Scholarships

    The Texas Tech Alumni Association offers a number of scholarships opportunities to incoming freshmen. Scholarship requirements and application can be found at www.TexasTechAlumni.org/scholarships. Deadline is April 15, 2017
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  • College-Scholarships.com

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  • YouVisit.com

    YouVisit. com offers virtual tours of colleges all over the United States. www.YouVisit.com
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  • Adventures in Education - AIE

    AIE is an excellent college planning website. It contains a lot of great information about how to prepare for college, how to get into college, and how to pay for college. There is a scholarship database of over 15,000 scholarships including the Milton G. Wright $500 Monthly Scholarship Drawing and the Charley Wooten Grant. There is also information on several types of student loans. You can even sign up for AIEmail, a service that e-mails you a weekly newsletter with college planning tips and reminders. Be sure and check this website out at www.aie.org.
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  • Texasgenuine.org - Vocational / Technical College Search Website

    Texasgenuine.org is not a scholarship website, but it is a great resource for researching two-year associates level and certificate level career and vocational programs. You can find career information, information on specific colleges and technical schools, and even select a particular program you are interested in and see what schools in Texas offer that program.  Check it out if you are interested in a career that requires short term-training that results in long-term success. www.texasgenuine.org
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  • The Christian Connector Free Scholarship Resource

    The Christian Connector provides a FREE Christian college information service as well as a $2500 Christian college scholarship drawing. Students can simply log onto www.ChristianConnector.com to request information and automatically be entered in the $2500 scholarship drawing.
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  • Adventures In Education (AIE)

    Adventures In Education is a public service website dedicated to helping students and their families achieve their higher education and career goals. AIE has resources for students before, during, and after college. From college applications to scholarships to loan repayment, AIE helps guide students as the pursue eucational opportunities. Visit www.AIE.org to see what AIE can do for you.

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  • Texas Financial Aid Information Center

    The Texas Financial Aid Information Center (TFAIC) is a free public service available to all Texas students and families wanting to pursue a higher education. Created in 1999, TFAIC is a collaborative effort between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and TG.
    Call on TFAIC to help you find federal and state resources to explore higher education opportunities, apply for admission and financial aid, find money to pay for your postsecondary education, and learn more about federal and Texas-based financial aid programs and services.TFAIC call center representatives, who average more than 16 years experience in student financial aid,
    can provide:
    • Assistance with the Texas college admission process
    • Help with understanding and applying for federal and state student financial aid
    • Support in English and Spanish
    No personal information is required in order to receive assistance.
    Counselors also have free information packets they can send you, and TFAIC can provide telephone numbers and Web addresses for other helpful resources available in your community.
    TFAIC representatives are available Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Fridays
    from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Central Time.
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  • Campus Explorer Scholarship

         Campus Explorer is giving away a $1,000 scholarship EVERY MONTH for college-bound students, and we want to make sure the students at Iowa Park High know about it.

         Our scholarship is open to students who are college-bound, so many of your students are eligible to apply … they just need to be at least 16 years old. This is a great opportunity for your high school juniors and seniors, who need financial assistance during their college search. Students can use the scholarship for SAT classes or tutors, application fees, campus visits, and more. Plus, your students who are already taking college courses can use the scholarship for tuition.

          The best part: Your students can go to our website (http://CampusExplorer.com/campus-explorer-scholarships) and apply for the latest scholarship every month.

          At Campus Explorer, we are dedicated to providing the best information and tools to help students find their right college match. We have plenty of resources for you to help your students, including:

         *A comprehensive college search with a database of more than 8,500 schools –4-year universities, community colleges and vocational schools – with photos, videos, reviews, admissions data, expenses, academics and more.

         *Easy-to-use, free tools like our Chance of Admissions Calculator and School Comparison Tool.

         *A Student Resource Center with hundreds of how-to guides on planning for college, paying for college, college life, career information and more.
         *Expert advice on The Explorer Blog (http://Blog.CampusExplorer.com<http://blog.campusexplorer.com/> ).

          Also, check out our social-media sites - Facebook (Facebook.com/CampusExplorer) and Twitter (@CampusExplorer) – for even more news and information.


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