Scholarships for Texas Residents

Everything may be bigger in Texas, but unfortunately that often includes college tuition, too. While that can be intimidating or frustrating to current and aspiring students, the good news is there are tons of opportunities to earn scholarships just by living and studying in Texas. Potential degree candidates looking for help paying for school in Texas will find many scholarship options. There is funding available from both public and private sources. State and local government administers scholarship funds based on ethnicity, gender, financial need and academic achievement. Private funds, from universities and corporations, are also available in specific fields, for students from a particular area or for students that demonstrate a unique aptitude. Scroll down to review some of the many scholarships available for college students in Texas.

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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 3 awards
  • Apr-4-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship is awarded to graduating high-school seniors. Applicants must be planning to attend accredited 2 or 4-year colleges, or public or private universities in Texas.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Joe D. Trevino JR. Memorial Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Willacy, TX|
  • School (K-12): |San Patricio, TX|Refugio, TX|Aransas, TX|Bee, TX|Jim Wells, TX|Kleberg, TX|Nueces, TX|Bishop High School, Bishop, TX|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Joe D. Trevino JR. Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating senior of Bishop High School. Applicants must be enrolled at any accredited college or university in the United States
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details The Tom and Judith Comstock Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Oklahoma|Texas|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school seniors accepted at a 2 or 4-year college. Applicants must be residing in Texas or Oklahoma with any active Amateur Radio License Class.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details The Allen and Bertha Watson Memorial Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Oklahoma|Texas|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Technology|Science|
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Established in memory Allen and Bertha Watson, this scholarship is open to students who reside in Oklahoma and state of Texas who will pursue a study in Science, Technology or Engineering. Applicants must have a license of any active Amateur Radio License class.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar-Intern Program Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Ohio|Minnesota|Wisconsin|New Mexico|Arizona|California|Texas|Georgia|Pennsylvania|Tennessee|Colorado| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Maryland|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited University|Florida|New Jersey|Connecticut|Massachusetts|Accredited Community College|
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The CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar-Intern Program is awarded to students pursuing health-related careers. Applicants must be full-time enrolled at an accredited community college or four-year university
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Dallas Independent School District Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled full-time at any four-year college or university. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and academic potential
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details MGMA Southern Section Scholarship Sponsored by MGMA Southern Section American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Oklahoma|Arkansas|Texas|Georgia|Mississippi|Alabama|Tennessee|South Carolina|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Louisiana|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Florida|Missouri|Kentucky|
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This scholarship is open to students residing in one of the MGMA Southern Section states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas) who is enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice management.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details American Electric Power Scholarship American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Auxiliary, Inc.
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|Michigan|Virginia|Oklahoma|Arkansas|West Virginia|Texas|Tennessee|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Louisiana|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Indiana|Kentucky|
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The scholarship was established by American Electric Power to award 1 student who demonstrates an interest in power engineering.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details College CJ Davidson Scholarship Texas Association, Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (College): |Texas College or University|
  • Major: Study |Consumer Science|
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This scholarship was established by the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America to benefit a current university student majoring in Family andConsumer Science Education in a Texas college or university. Applicants must have completed one or more years of Family & Consumer Sciences in a Texas high school.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Faye and Rendell C Webb JR Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|Willacy, TX|
  • School (K-12): |San Patricio, TX|Refugio, TX|Aransas, TX|Bee, TX|Jim Wells, TX|Kleberg, TX|Nueces, TX|Roy Miller High School, Corpus Christi, TX|Moody High School, Moody, TX|
  • School (College): |University|College|Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX|Texas A&M UniversityKingsville (TX)|Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi (TX)|
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The Faye and Rendell C Webb JR Scholarship is awarded to students graduates of Roy Miller or Moody High Schools in Corpus Christi, Texas. Applicants must be students attended Los Encinos, Lamar or Lozano Elementary Schools for at least one year
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 4,000 - 7,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|Travis, TX|Bastrop, TX|Caldwell, TX|Hays, TX|Williamson, TX| as a |Legal non-citizen resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Career: |Healthcare (Industry)|
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St. Davids Neal Kocurek Scholarship provides an up to $7,500 yearly to graduating seniors of Travis, Hays, Williamson, Bastrop, or Caldwell counties. The scholarship is given to students pursuing a health care profession. The awardee may use the funds for tuition, fees, books and medical supplies needed in pursuing education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Chinese Professional Club Scholarship Fund Chinese Professional Club of Houston
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Houston, TX|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Chinese|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Any Institution of Higher Education|
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The Chinese Professional Club aims to provide merit scholarships and financial assistance to students of Chinese descent in the Houston metropolitan area who plan to enroll in accredited universities in the United States
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Jimmie Ruth Picquet Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Bishop, TX|
  • School (K-12): |Bishop High School, Bishop, TX|
  • School (College): Attend a |College|
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This scholarship was created in honor of Jimmie Ruth Picquet, a lifelong Bishop resident and a graduate of Bishop High School. It is available to graduating senior of Bishop High School who will attend college full-time to obtain a degree. Applicants must be a resident of Bishop, Texas and must demonstrate high scholastic achievement.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,500
  • 3 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|Collin, TX|Dallas, TX|Denton, TX|Ellis, TX|Kaufman, TX|Rockwall, TX|Tarrant, TX| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
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Robert W. Mong, Jr. Journalism Scholarship is provided to high school seniors who wants to pursue a career in journalism. The scholarship grants three one-year $1,500 fund. The program was established in 2010 to support students in pursuing their college education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details ALA Department of Texas Scholarship Texas American Legion Auxiliary
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship is for the residents of Texas, child or grandchildren of a Veteran who served in the Armed Forces.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Matsuo Bridge Company Ltd. Of Japan Scholarship American Welding Society Foundation, Inc.
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |California|Texas|Oregon|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established by the Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan, one of Japans leading fabricators of steel for bridges, buildings, and other structures. The scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to college juniors or seniors, or graduate students pursuing a degree in civil engineering, welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or related discipline in an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details APIASF /United Health Foundation Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +6 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|Minnesota|Wisconsin|New Mexico|Arizona|California|Nevada|Texas|Hawaii|Georgia|Tennessee|Colorado|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Washington|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students planning to enroll as an undergraduate student in U.S. accredited college or university. Applicants must be pursuing a degree that will lead to a career as a health care professional. Students must demonstrate a commitment to working in underserved communities.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details The Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |New Mexico|Oklahoma|Arkansas|Texas|Mississippi|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Louisiana|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Louisiana|
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Established in memory of Fred R. McDaniel, this scholarship is given to a student who reside in FCC 5th call district (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and State of New Mexico) and planning to pursue a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields at an accredited educational institution in the FCC 5th call district.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Olga Paul Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 8,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Bishop, TX|
  • Major: Study |Teaching|
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Established in memory of Olga R. Paul, this scholarship is given to students who reside in Bishop Texas and will pursue a degree in teaching. Applicants must demonstrate scholastic achievement and must attend college full-time (12 hours or more).
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Texas| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College freshman|College sophomore|College Graduate|
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Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation - McDermott Traveling Fellowship is a $2,000 fund given to residents of Texas. The fellowship is given to graduates of an accredited architecture program. Some of the past projects were to travel to Spain or Switzerland to study architecture.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
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