• Oklahoma State University McKnight Scholars Program

    • Approximately 35 students will be selected to receive a scholarship that waives the out-of-state portion of tuition for four years, plus $5,000 during each of their first two years! Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1) Out-of-State, Rural, First-Year Student, 2) Acceptance to Oklahoma State University, 3) Proven Leadership Ability, 4) Committment to Service. Additional criteria that is considered but not required includes a score of 27 ACT or 1220 SAT and 3.75 GPA. Application: Application can be found at http://www.mcknightscholars.com/The first round application deadline is Nov. 1.Students who apply will be notified in December. The second round application deadline is Feb. 1. Students who meet this deadline will be notified of the decision in March.

     

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  • Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

    The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund awarded over $1.6 million in scholarships last year. APIASF offers scholarship opportunities to Asian American and Pacific Islander students with financial need to increase their access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal, and professional success. The APIASF general scholarship program offers a range of scholarships from one-time $2500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. These awards can be used to cover the total cost of attendance, not just tuition, room and board. For more information and application, visit http://www.apiasf.org/scholarships.html. Application deadline is January 10, 2019

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  • John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    The John F Kennedy Library Founcation invites U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956. First place - $10,000 scholarship, 2nd place - $3,000 scholarship, 5 finalists receive $1000 scholarship each and 8 semi-finalists receive $100 each. For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest.aspx Deadline for submission is January 18, 2019. 

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  • Burger King BK Scholars Program

    Scholarships ranging from $1000 to $50,000 are available. High school seniors, Burger King employees and their families are eligible to apply. Go to www.bkmclamorefoundation.org for rules and application. Application is open from October 15th to December 15th each year

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  • Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 30th class in 2018, the Foundation has provided over 6,000 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $66 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. The application is open! Students who will be graduating in the 2018-2019 academic school year may apply at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/  through Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.(Eastern time)
     
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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.  Applicants must be a citizen of the United States. College students are not eligible to apply. Male and female students compete separately. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. 

    From April 11-14, 2019 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.Deadline for application is November 15, 2018 

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  • VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

    Typed 3 to 5 minute speech recorded on cassette, CD, or flash drive on the topic "Why My Vote Matters"  Entry form, script, recording, and photo (head and shoulder). Open to all high school students grades 9-12. Prizes can be awarded at the post, district, state and national level. Post scholarship amount - $200. National Grand Prize - $30,000. Deadline - October 31, 2018
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  • NASSP Prudential Spirit of the Community Awards

    The Prudential Spirit of the Community Awards were created in 1995 to recognize students in middle school and high school who have demonstrated exemplary community service. Local Honorees receive Certificates of Achievement from their schools or organizations. Those who qualify will also receive the President's Volunteer Service Award. State Honorees will receive $1000, engraved silver medallions, and an all-expense paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington DC in May for several days of recognition events including awards ceremonies, sightseeing tours, and Congressional visits on Capitol Hill. National Honorees will receive additional awards of $5000, engraved gold medallions, and crystal trophies for their schools or organizations. They will also receive $5000 grants from the Prudential Foundation for nonprofit charitable organizations of their choice. Application can be found at http://spirit.prudential.com or  www.nassp.org/spirit . Application deadline is November 6, 2018
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  • Texas Tech Alumni Association Scholarships

    The Texas Tech Alumni Association offers over 300 scholarships opportunities to incoming freshmen. Scholarship requirements and application can be found at www.TexasTechAlumni.org. Deadline is April 15, 2019
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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

    https://store.collegeboard.org/sto/productdetail.do?Itemkey=130095469&category=540&categoryName=Accuplacer&secondCategory&secondCatName&thirdLevelCategory&thirdLevelCatName

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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. Some micro-scholarships are only good at certain colleges. MSU is now a Raise.me partner. 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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  • College-Scholarships.com

    College-Scholarships.com is a free serch engine for scholarships . Visit http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.html
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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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  • Texas Financial Aid Information Center

    1-888-311-8881
    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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  • American Legion College Financial Aid Guide for Veterans and Families

    The Need a Lift College Financial Aid Handbook for veterans and their families can be accessed online at www.needalift.org. This website contains information about college scholarships, grants, and loans available to help veterans and their families with college expenses.

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  • Texas Tech Scholarships

    This is a link to the Texas Tech Scholarships home page  www.depts.ttu.edu/Scholarships/index.php

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  • Compendium of Texas Colleges

    The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation Compendium of Texas Colleges, found on the Every Chance Every Texan website, privides information on a large number of scholarships as well as other options for paying for college. The Compendium also has information on every college or university in Texas including admissions requirements, admissions deadlines, types of financial aid accepted, estimates of tuition and expenses, etc.This is a great resource for students college-bound students, especially those who are comparing colleges.  Go to www.mspf.org. Paperback version available in the IPHS counselor's office. 

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