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 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Travis, TX|Hays, TX|Williamson, TX|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|
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The State Representative Irma Rangel Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student pursuing major in pre-law. Applicants must be student of Hispanic origin
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Donna Darovich Society of Professional Journalists - Fort Worth Professional Chapter
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (College): |College or University|Junior College|
  • Major: Study |Journalism|
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This scholarship was established to award excellence in writing across all sections such as news, arts, lifestyle, people stories. This scholarship was named after Donna Darovich, a Star-Telegram reporter who won consecutive feature-writing first places in Associated Press Managing Editors competitions.She was twice named the states Most Outstanding Woman Journalist. This scholarship is open to students attending a college, university or junior college in pursuit of a career in the field of journalism.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details TOYOTA/TELACU Scholarship TELACU Education Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |New York|San Antonio, TX|East Los Angeles, CA|Boyle Heights, CA|Baldwin Park, CA|Bell Gardens, CA|Commerce, CA|Huntington Park, CA|Montebello, CA|Ontario, CA|Pico Rivera, CA|Pomona, CA|South Gate, CA|San Bernardino, CA|Austin, TX|Laredo, TX|Edinburg, TX|Rio Grande, TX|Greater Chicagoland, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Los Angeles, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year| in |Santa Ana, CA|
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This scholarship is funded by TOYOTA to benefit undergraduate students pursuing studies in the field of Business or STEMScience, Technology, Engineering and Math. Students must be enrolled full-time for the entire 2017-2018 academic year at a 4-year college or university. Applicants must also Attend mandatory Sessions throughout the academic year, most will be held on Saturday mornings (Required only for students attending local area schools. Non-local students will receive information provided at Sessions via webinar).
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 2,000 - 8,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|Collin, TX|Dallas, TX|Denton, TX|Tarrant, TX|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private|
  • School (College): |University|College|Current College Sophomore|
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Established in honor of Jere W. Thompson, Jr., this scholarship aims to support disadvantaged students in civil engineering and closely related disciplines who are enrolled at Texas colleges and universities.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Dallas, TX|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • School (College): Attend an |Accredited Two-Year|Accredited Four-Year|
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This scholarship was started at The Dallas Foundation in 2004 to benefit African-American male students in Dallas County. Dr. Pickard who was an optometrist and founder of the Pickard Eye Clinic. Called Magnum believed that doing something nice for someone and they do something nice for someone else, can affect the lives of many people. Students who demonstrated financial need are preferred.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Anderson Family Endowed Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public| in |Aransas, TX|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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This scholarship is open to provide assistance to any graduating seniors of Aransas county high schools majoring in science, technology, engineering or math who will attend full time in any Texas public college or university.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details MexAustin IME/BECAS Scholarships Hispanic Scholarship Consortium
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Travis, TX|Bastrop, TX|Bell, TX|Blanco, TX|Brown, TX|Burnet, TX|Caldwell, TX|Coryell, TX|Comanche, TX|Coleman, TX|Falls, TX|Hamilton, TX|Hays, TX|Llano, TX|Lampasas, TX|Lee, TX|Mclennan, TX|Milam, TX|Mills, TX|Limestone, TX|San Saba, TX|Williamson, TX|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding students of the 14 counties of Texas who are a first-time college student enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Past President's Parley Texas American Legion Auxiliary
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • Military: |Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Descendant of Persian Gulf War Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
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This scholarship was established to benefit a child or grandchild of a Veteran who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be pursuing a career in the medical field at a Texas Education Institution.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 10 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Tarrant, TX|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Scholarship is awarded to College Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior student resident of Tarrant county. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and with minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |New Mexico|Nevada|Texas|Colorado|Idaho|Montana|Wyoming|
  • School (College): Attend |Wyoming Catholic College, Lander, WY|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established to students from Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Idaho, or Montana. Applicants must be planning to attend Wyoming Catholic College. Students must demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Engineering/Geology Scholarship Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI)
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  • 2,750
  • 8 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |North Dakota|New Mexico|Arizona|Texas|Utah|Colorado|Montana|Wyoming|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Electrical Engineering|Environmental Engineering|Mining Engineering|Metallurgy|Minerals Processing and Extraction|Geology|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The Engineering/Geology Scholarship is awarded to a college sophomore, a junior student pursuing major in mining, geology, mineral processing, metallurgy, electrical, mechanical and environmental. Applicants must be resident of Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Dr. Polly Sparks Turner Health Professions Endowed Scholarship Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |New Mexico|Arkansas|Texas|
  • Organization: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Professional Organization)
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Louisiana|
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This scholarship was established to involve young people in a philanthropic process, in the form of trained and capable leaders.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Dorothy W Sigler Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |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|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Dorothy W Sigler Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of the following county Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio and Willacy County.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,500
  • 3 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Dallas, TX|
  • Organization: Trinity River Mission (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The Dr. Don and Rose Marie Benton Scholarship is awarded to graduate or undergraduate member of Trinity River Mission in Dallas, Texas. Applicants must be enrolled in a regionally accredited college or university.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Ray C. Janeway Scholarship Texas Library Association
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • Organization: Texas Library Association (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |ALA-accredited library education program|
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The Ray C. Janeway Scholarship is awarded to graduate student resident of texas. Applicants must be attending ALA-accredited library education program with a minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Travis, TX|Hays, TX|Williamson, TX| as a |Legal non-citizen resident|
  • Major: Study |Health Sciences|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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St. Davids ACC Endowed Scholarship is a $2,00- fund provided tp residents of Travis, Williamson or Hays county. The applicant must be pursuing a health Sciences program. The scholarship supports a student who faces financial difficulty.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Seaman Family Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Calhoun, TX|
  • Organization: Associated with the |Home Schoolers Association|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Coastal Bend Community Foundation seven-county, TX|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to graduating home-schooled seniors or returning students of CBCF seven-county service area or Calhoun County, Texas who are a member of Home Schoolers Association and are planning to enroll at an accredited college or university.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Tari T. Bradford Public Service Fund Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
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  • 20,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |New Mexico|Arkansas|Texas|
  • Organization: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Professional Organization)
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Louisiana|
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Tari T. Bradford Public Service Fund
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Honeywell Scholarship Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
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  • 5,000
  • 3 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Minnesota|New Mexico|Arizona|California|Texas|Puerto Rico|
  • Organization: Society of Women Engineers (Professional Organization)|Underrepresented groups
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Washington|
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This scholarship is for women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details ITW Scholarship Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
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  • 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|Wisconsin|Texas|
  • Organization: Associated with the |Underrepresented groups|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
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This scholarship is for women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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