University of Texas at Austin                Division of Diversity and Community Engagement

Scholarships

Duck Brand Duct Tape STUCK AT PROM SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST

Contest participants must enter as a couple and present a photo of them in their prom wear designed from duct tape.

Amount: $500 – $5,000

Deadline: 6/5/2012

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship Fund

For students with a minimum 2.5 GPA Multiple scholarships available. Preference given to CBC member constituents. Essay required.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: 6/6/2013

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship

The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors and current college students. Essay: “What was the most difficult time in your life, and why? How did your perspective on life change as a result of this difficulty?”

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 6/14/2013

American Institute of Chemical Engineers Minority Scholarship Awards for Incoming College Freshmen

Applicants must be HS graduates and members of a minority group that is underrepresented in chemical engineering. 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 6/14/2013

Bruce Lee Foundation Scholarship

For students who understand, appreciate and exemplify Bruce Lee’s passion for education as well as his qualities of honest expression, forward thought, self-exploration, and assertiveness. Must be 16 yrs. or older.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 6/14/2013

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

To apply for a HACU scholarship be attending a HACU Member or Partner college or university.

Amount: Varies with scholarship

Deadline: 6/14/2013

LeTendre Education Fund for Homeless Children

A person is considered homeless when they lack a fixed, regular and adequate night time residence. For high school Seniors or students enrolled in a GED program. Essay required.

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: 6/14/2013

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology (DFBSST)

For African-American undergraduate students who plan to enroll in scientific or technical fields of study at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Amount: $2,000 per year

Deadline: 6/15/2013

National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association – Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship

Gay or Lesbian students who are planning to pursue a career in journalism.

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: 6/15/2013

Red River Valley Association Scholarship

The immediate dependents of any member of the US Armed Forces who is listed in KIA or MIA status from any combat situation involving our military since August, 1964 through the present time.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: 6/15/2013

Tylenol Scholarship

Will be judged on the basis of leadership responsibilities in community activities and school activities and on grade point average. Must be pursuing careers in the healthcare, life sciences or related fields

Amount: $5,000 – $10,000

Deadline:6/15/2013

U.S. Racquetball Association Scholarship

For graduating high school seniors and college undergraduates who are members of the U.S. Racquetball Association.

Amount: $500

Deadline: 6/15/2013

United Food & Commercial Workers Scholarship

Scholarships available for UFCW members’ unmarried children under the age of 20.

Amount: $2,000 for four years.

Deadline: 6/15/2013

United States Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association Foundation – Gladys McPartland Scholarship

For dependents of Regular Members or Regular Paid Life Members, or children of deceased members of USMCCCA. Essay required.

Amount: $1,000

USDirect Game Day Spirit Contest

nap a photo of you showing off your school pride on game day and post on Instagram for chance to win scholarship. Must be either a current college or university student or high school senior.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 6/15/2013

Harness Tracks of America Scholarship Fund

For sons and daughters of licensed drivers, trainers, caretakers, management or young people actively engaged in the harness racing industry themselves.

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: 6/17/2013

Bridgestone Firestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest

Make a short video (25 – 55 seconds) related to safe driving. Open to legal residents of U.S. age 16 – 21. Entrants must possess a valid driver’s license.

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: 6/20/2013

BigSun Athletics Scholarships

High School Senior. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Essay required.

Amount: $500

Deadline: 6/21/2013

TTIA/ Texas Tourism Foundation Scholarship Program

Applicants must be an employee or immediate family member of an employee of a TTIA member organization.

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: 6/26/2013

Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship

Submit a 500-word essay answering the question “What does the phrase The American Dream mean to you and how do you embody The American Dream?” 3.5 GPA.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 6/28/2013

Asian American Journalists Association – Vincent Chin Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must demonstrate journalistic excellence, a strong interest in pursuing journalism as a career, and a commitment to community involvement. Essay required.

Amount: $500

Deadline: 6/28/2013

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship

Must have an interest in auto mechanics as a career.

Amount: Not listed

Deadline: 6/30/2013

BBG Communications Scholarship

For students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in or will be attending an institution of higher education. Must answer two essay questions found on the application page.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 6/30/2013

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award

In 500 words or less, answer one of the questions on website concerning cyberbulling.

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: 6/30/2013

Joe Foss Institute – Donna ‘didi’ Foss Scholarship Contest

High school students grades 9 – 12. Write an essay and focus on the theme “My Right To Vote.”

Amount: $1,000 – $5,000

Deadline: 6/30/2013

Momeni Foundation Scholarship

For high school students of Iranian descent who are citizens or permanent residents of United States.

Amount: $500 – $1,000

Deadline: 6/30/2013

New Look Laser Tattoo Removal Scholarship

Merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in one of the following fields: nursing, medicine, natural or applied sciences, or engineering.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 6/30/2013

SurveyNetworks.com Vente Sweepstakes

Fill out a survey and be entered in a random drawing for $50,000 cash. Must be 18 yrs. or older and a U.S. resident. Other sweepstakes are included on website.

Amount: $1500 – $3500

Deadline: 6/30/2013

Texas Municipal Police Officers Association

Must be a child or dependent child of a TMPA member. “B” grade point average.

Amount: $3000-$5000

Deadline: 6/30/2013

YourLocalSecurity.com Scholarship

Post blog: Write about how to improve the safety of our nation’s cities.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 6/30/2013

Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards

Must submit an original piece of poetry exploring and illuminating the positive visions of peace and the human spirit.

Amount: $200 – $1,000

 Deadline: 7/01/2013

Castle Ink Paperless Scholarship

Use social media to post something about recycling.

Amount: Not listed

Deadline: 7/01/2013

Castle Ink’s Green Scholarship

U.S. citizen. 2.5 GPA. For students showing a commitment to recycling and the environment.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 7/01/2013

Gabriel’s Foundation of Hope Scholarship

Scholarships are available to students living with a diagnosed disability, to students desiring to work in a field that will benefit
people with disabilities and also available to immediate family members related to a person living with a disability.

Amount: Not listed

Deadline: 7/01/2013

Hochheim Prairie Farm Mutual Insurance Association – John Trott Memorial Scholarship Fund

A typewritten (double-spaced) essay, not to exceed two pages, on “Why I Want to Attend Texas A&M University & Pursue a Degree in Education” is required of each applicant.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 7/01/2013

Hopi Tribe Grants and Scholarship Program

For eligible Hopi students who are pursuing a college degree at an accredited college or university.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: 7/01/2013

Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) Education Foundation – IP Video Contest

Entrants who are between the ages of 13 and 18 must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited secondary, college level or trade school. Submit an original video on one or more issues or topics related to the importance of the patent system. The video should convey creatively and concisely why the entrant believes the patent system is important.

Amount: $1,500 – $5,000

Deadline: 7/01/2013

National Federation of Paralegal Associations

Must be accepted into a paralegal education program or a college level program with emphasis in paralegal studies.

Amount: $1,500 – $3,500

Deadline: 7/01/2013

Proof-Reading.com Scholarship

Write a minimum of 1,500 words comparing and contrasting the two questions presented on the website.

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: 7/01/2013

Roger L. Von Amelunxen Foundation Scholarship

For minor children (or legally adopted minor children) of current, retired or deceased U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees.

Amount: $1,500 – $3,000

Deadline: 7/01/2013

Society of Broadcast Engineers – Ennes Educational Foundation Trust

For students who aspire to a career in the technical aspects of broadcasting. Essay required.

Amount: $1,000 – $3,000

Deadline: 7/01/2013

Automotive Women’s Alliance Scholarship

Available to women who are pursuing education in business, design, engineering or related fields with a focus on the automotive industry.

Amount: Not listed

Deadline: 7/05/2013

Texas Association of Developing Colleges

Texas resident who demonstrates financial need and is a graduate of selected high schools in the state. Check the website to see if your city or town is included. U.S. citizen.

Amount: $700 – $2,000

Deadline: 7/8/2013

Educational Research Center of America Scholarship

To recognize and reward students who have made an extraordinary contribution to their community and/or high school.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 7/12/2013

USBundles Textbook Essay Contest

Write a 250-300 word article about whether you think traditional or online/digital textbooks are better and why.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 7/14/2013

Freedom from Religion Foundation Essay Contest

Essay topic: “Describe a Moment that Made you Proud to Be a Freethinker(Atheist/Agnostic/Nonbeliever)”

Amount: $200 – $3,000

Deadline: 7/15/2013

Kimbo Foundation

For outstanding Korean-American students. Non Korean students may apply if applicant contributed to Korean community and shows academic achievements.

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: 7/15/2013

Family Travel Forum – Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

For students age 13 – 18. Submit a blog about your community — where you live, or a place you identify with — and why tourists should visit there.

Amount: $200 – $1,000

Deadline: 7/22/2013

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Essay required.

Amount: $3,000 – $3,500

Deadline: 7/24/2013

2400 Expert National Scholarship

Available to high school students who plan to enroll in a full – time course of study at an accredited four – year college or university. Submit a 500 – word essay on the following topic: “Do you believe standardized test scores (such as the SAT, ACT, APs, etc) are a good indicator of students’ academic abilities? Why or why not?”

Amount: $500

Deadline: 7/31/2013

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Any high school student grades, 9 – 12, college or graduate student, who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Essay required.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: 7/31/2013

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid

Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation

Fast Web

Gates Millennium Scholarship Program

National Merit Scholarship Program

Dell Scholars Program

Texas Tomorrow Scholarship Fund