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.

Showing 41-60 of 80 scholarships
View Details Elesa Crump Memorial Endowed Scholarship Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF), Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas Panhandle, TX|Texas| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • Disability: |Physical Disability|Learning Disability|Mental Disability|
  • School (College): Attend |West Texas A&M University (TX)|Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX|
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Peggy and Kenneth Crump created this scholarship in 2011 in memory of their daughter to benefit graduating high school seniors, currently enrolled or college graduate students with a documented disability (physical, mental, and/or learning). Applicants must be high school, college or college graduate students in the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Dallam, TX|Hartley, TX|Sherman, TX| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend |Texas A&M University (TX)|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The XIT A&M Club Elwyn Dysart is provided to graduating high school seniors of Dallam, Hartley, or Sherman Counties. The program awards a $500 to $1,000 funds depending on the number of awardees. The scholarship was established in December 2006 in memory of Elwyn Dysart and Walter Lasley by the XIT A&M club.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend |West Texas A&M University (TX)|Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX|Texas Tech University (TX)|
  • Major: Study |Accounting|
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The A.A. and Hattie Mae Bush Accounting Scholarship was established by the long time Amarillo residents A.A and Hattie Mae. The program is given to graduating seniors of high school or current college students who major in Accounting. The $1,000 award is renewable upon approval of the committee.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas| as a |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend |West Texas A&M University (TX)|Amarillo College, Amarillo, TX|
  • Major: Study |Computer Science|Computer Information Systems|
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Association of Information Technology Professionals Scholarship is offered to the residents of the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. The program awards a $1,000 funds to students who wants to pursue their college education. The awardee must be pursuing a major in Computer Information Systems of Computer Science at West Texas A&M University or Amarillo College.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Top 10 Percent Scholarship Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|
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This scholarship is created to encourage students who graduate in the top 10% of their high school class to attend a Texas public institution of higher education. Typically, if funding is available, qualifying students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) by the state priority deadline of **March 15th, have financial need, and enroll full-time in a Texas public college or university in the fall semester may be eligible to receive an award.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Sue Kay Lay Memorial Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 6,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Willacy, TX|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |San Patricio, TX|Refugio, TX|Aransas, TX|Bee, TX|Jim Wells, TX|Kleberg, TX|Nueces, TX|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Sue Kay Lay Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior the following county Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio, and Willacy County. Applicants must have minimum of 3.0 GPA and enrolled at any accredited college or university in the United States
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Texas Public Educational Grant Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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This scholarship is designed to help students who reside in Texas (or non-residents or foreign students) who will attend only in the state of Texas colleges or universities and public colleges. In addition, applicants must register for Selective Service or be exempt from this requirement and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program (TEOG) Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • School (College): |Lamar State CollegeOrange|Lamar State CollegePort Arthur|Lamar Institute of TechnologyBeaumont|
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This scholarship is administered by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, it aims to support students who reside in Texas. To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled at least half-time and awarded in the first 30 hours of an associate degree or certificate program (excluding credits for dual enrollment or by examination) and must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|Public College or University|Private College or University|Non-Profit College or Universtiy|
  • Major: Study |Accounting|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students enrolled at participating public or private, non-profit colleges and universities in Texas. The program was designed to promote the professional and educational needs of the state, increase the number of highly trained and educated professional accountants available to serve the residents of the state, improve the state's business environment and encourage economic development and financial stability and identify, recognize and support outstanding scholars who plan to pursue careers in accounting.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Zachary Barriger Memorial Scholarship Fund Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (K-12): |Tuloso-Midway High School, Corpus Christi, TX|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|
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Established in memory of Zachary Barriger who was a senior at Tuloso-Midway High School when he passed away suddenly from a brain hemorrhage on November 16, 2006. This scholarship is open to graduating seniors of Tuloso-Midway high school who will pursue a degree in the fields of engineering or medicine and must be enrolled full time at a publicly supported two or four-year accredited college or university in Texas.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details AHORA Scholarship Hispanic Scholarship Consortium
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The AHORA Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled at a Texas college or university. Applicants must be pursuing major in engineering or technical study with a minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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  • 100 - 4,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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This scholarship is administered by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to provide assistance to U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Applicants must enroll at public, private, non-profit and career colleges or universities in Texas as well as in other states and must have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (College): |Non-Profit College|Public College or University|Private College or University|
  • Major: Study |Accounting|
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This scholarship was established to increase the number of highly trained and educated professional accountants available to serve the residents of Texas and to encourage economic development and financial stability. The scholarship aims to benefit outstanding students pursuing careers in accounting.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
background
The scholarship is awarded to graduate students of Texas who are attending public or private, non-profit college or universities and taking a career in public affairs, public service or public administration.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Tuition Equalization Grant Program Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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  • 5,046
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Private|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
background
This scholarship is created to provide assistance to students who reside in Texas (or are non-resident) and with financial need to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details The James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
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  • 2,000
  • 15 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Oklahoma|Texas|Georgia|Mississippi|Tennessee|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Missouri|Technical School|
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This scholarship was established to financially support students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the arts and sciences, human services, music or ministry. Students must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university or technical school. Applicant must demonstrate commitment to community service through school, community or religious organizations.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Texas Transportation Scholarship Transportation Clubs International (TCI) Scholarship
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Jul-25-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Transportation Logistics|Supply Chain Management|Traffic Management|Transportation Safety|
background
Texas Transportation Scholarship was established in memory of Gene Landis. The scholarship is provided to students from Texas. The applicants must be graduating high school senior or college undergraduate in the fields of transportation logistics, supply-chain management, traffic management, transportation safety and/or related transportation industry operations and services.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details APIASF /Darden Restaurants Foundation Scholarship Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Philadelphia, PA|Chicago, IL|Cleveland, OH|Atlanta, GA|Boston, MA|Houston, TX|New York, NY|Orlando, FL|Pittsburgh, PA|Tampa, FL|Dallas, TX|Denver, CO|Phoenix, AZ|Salt Lake City, UT|San Antonio, TX|Seattle, WA|Jacksonville, MS|Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, FL|Nashville, TX| as a |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington, DC|Los Angeles, CA|San Francisco, CA|Detroit, MI|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Asian|Pacific Islander|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students who are Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are planning to pursue a degree in Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts degree at a U.S. accredited college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Travis, TX|
  • School (College): |ABA accredited law school|University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Law student|
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The scholarship was established to support Hispanic law students attending any ABA accredited law school or the University of Texas School of Law.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
key information
  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|
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This scholarship is established to support high school graduate between the ages of 16 and 21 who will attend a public or private college that provides a bachelor's degree or not less than a two-year program that provides credit towards an associate degree or certificate in Texas. It is open to students who are adopted from foster care after age 16 years but are not yet 21 or Is not yet age 21 and entered CPS Permanency Care Assistance after age 16.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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