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2015-2016 Scholarships

UPDATED 2/5/2016
This is a listing of the scholarships that are known to BHS Counselors. This page will be updated as

additional information is made available; please check back frequently.
For additional scholarship and financial aid information, see the page on Additional Scholarship and Financial Aid websites. Please see Mrs. Mayes in the counseling center if specific paperwork is required regarding the scholarship(s) in which you are interested. If a website is listed, all necessary documents will be found there.

The scholarships are listed in order by due date.
Also, don’t forget to check the scholarship website for the college you plan to attend!


SCHOLARSHIP NAME

DUE DATE

APPLICATION

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA/

PROCEDURES

Baylor Scholarships

Various

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Varied

Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas (ACET) Scholarship



2-10-16

http://www.acetx.org/scholarship2016

Criteria:

  • Must have been enrolled in a compensatory education program (such as Title I, ESL, Migrant, Project Heartbeat) at some point in your educational career

Procedure:

  • Application

  • Include 3 reference letters

  • Submit official transcript

Include a one-page essay

Scholarships for Military Children

2-12-16

http://www.militaryscholar.org

  • Please see website for criteria and procedures.

You Deserve It - Scholarship

2-15-16

www.studentscholarships.org/available.php

Criteria:

Procedure:

Please see website for detailed explanation




Stephen F. Austin State University – Smith- Hutson Scholarship

(Stephen F. Austin State University – Smith- Hutson Scholarship – cont’d.)




2-26-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • Legal resident of Texas

  • Must have applied or been accepted at SFA

  • Must demonstrate financial need

  • Unmarried with no children

  • Available for personal interview at SFA on May 2-3, 2016

Procedure:

  • Application & transcript

  • Copies of tax returns for 2013-14; W-2 forms for 2015

  • Two page essay describing career goals

Two letters of recommendation




Buick Achievers Scholarship


2-29-16

www.buickachievers.com


Criteria:

  • High school senior planning to attend a 4-year university

Plan to major in a course of study focused on engineering, technology or design with an interest in automotive industry

Rotary Club of Temple South Scholarship



2-29-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • High school graduate

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution

  • Must have demonstrated leadership, citizenship, and a strong commitment to community service

Procedure:

  • Information form

  • Transcript

  • Resume

  • Personal Statement/Essay

  • 2 letters of recommendation

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) – Conditional Grant Program

3-1-16

http://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/careers/recruitment/conditional.html

Please see specific details provided on the website regarding eligibility and procedure.





Bell County Young Lawyers Association – Judge Oliver Kelley Scholarship

(Bell County Young Lawyers Association – Judge Oliver Kelley Scholarship – cont’d.)




3-4-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • Senior

  • Will be attending an accredited college or university in August of 2016

Procedure:

  • Complete entry and release form

  • Follow specific rules and guidelines for one of the following types of entries:

    • Editorial (essay)

    • Photography

  • Poster

Fort Hood Area Military Family Member Scholarship

3-4-16

www.fhamfmsf.com

Criteria:

  • Varied – please see website

Procedure:

  • Please see detailed explanation on website

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Scholarship

3-11-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • High school senior

Procedure:

  • Application

  • Essay

  • Letters of Recommendation

  • Transcript

    • Documentation of Community Service hours

Heart O’Texas Fair & Rodeo Scholarship


3-18-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • Leadership – 30%

  • Citizenship – 30%

  • Neatness of Application – 5%

  • Financial Need – 15%

  • Academic Performance – 20%

Procedure:



  • Application

  • Official transcript (including SAT/ACT scores)

  • Recommendation from principal or counselor

  • Two other letter of recommendation

  • One-page essay

Texas Telephone Association Foundation Scholarship

(Texas Telephone Association Foundation Scholarship – cont’d.)





3-18-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • U.S. Citizen;

  • Student graduating from a Texas high school no later than June 2016;

  • Student achieving a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (out of a possible 4.0);

  • Student planning to attend a Texas college or university by the Fall of 2016;

Procedure:

You will need:



  • A completed application postmarked no later than March 18, 2016, including a current transcript

  • A letter of acceptance from a Texas college or university where student has been accepted.

  • Copy of student’s SAR (Student Aid Report)

Reverend Matthew Wilson Scholarship



3-25-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • First year college student in the Fall of 2016

  • U.S. Citizen

  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or above

Procedure:

  • Complete application

  • Submit transcript and test scores

  • 1-2 page essay

  • Two letters of recommendation and a photo

Don’t Mess with Texas -Scholarship

3-26-16

http://www.dontmesswithtexas.org/education/scholarships/

Criteria:

  • Seniors who have taken leadership roles to prevent litter in their schools and communities and build awareness of the Don’t mess with Texas initiative

Procedure:

  • Application

  • Essays



City of Federation of Women’s Clubs & The City Federation Foundation of Temple

3-28-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • High school senior

  • Cumulative GPA of at least a 90 in core subjects

  • Committed to take a minimum of 12 semester hours (academic subjects) in the fall of 2016




Altrusa International

3-31-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • Must plan to enroll (full-time) in the summer or fall 2016 semester at any college or university located in Texas

  • Scholarship is based on:

    • Financial need

    • Academic achievement

    • Extracurricular activities

    • Work experience

    • Personal statement

Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and reside in Bell County


Career and Technology Association of Texas Scholarship


3-31-16

https://ctat.secure-platform.com/a

Criteria:

  • Senior

  • Actively enrolled in Career and Technology courses throughout your high school career

  • Successful completion of at least 3 credits in 2 or more CTE courses/currently enrolled in a CTE course

Procedure: Complete online application

American College Foundation

4-1-16

http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/Register.aspx

Criteria:

  • High school student

  • U.S. citizen

Procedure:

  • Application (see website)

  • Unofficial transcript

  • 500-word essay

Central Texas Soil & Water Conservation District No. 509 Scholarship

4-8-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • High school senior

  • U.S. Citizen

  • Planning to pursue a degree at a college or university in the state of Texas

Procedure:

  • Application

  • 200-400 word (typed) essay

  • Official transcript (sealed)

Belton Educational Enrichment Foundation



4-11-16

Packets available in the Counseling Center.
***NOTE: If applying for the Pittenger Family/ACU Scholarship or the Dr. Vivian Baker Scholarship, please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center for the separate application.***

Criteria:

  • Senior

  • Please see detailed list in packet

Procedure:

  • Application

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • Essay (250+ words)

Bell County Texas Democratic Women: Women-Helping-Women Scholarship

(Bell County Texas Democratic Women: Women-Helping-Women Scholarship – cont’d.)



4-15-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and a Bell County resident

  • GPA must be 2.75/78% or higher

  • Must have applied to a college (2-year or 4-year) or vocational school

Procedure:

  • Application

  • Transcript

  • Copy of acceptance letter to college/school

  • Letter of recommendation

  • Essay

Daughters of the American Republican

4-15-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • High school senior attending a Bell County school

  • Cumulative GPA of 85 or above in academic subjects

  • Commitment to take a minimum of 12 college semester hours of academic subjects in the fall semester

Procedure:

  • Application

  • High school transcript

  • One-page biography

  • Two recommendation letters

  • Typed essay (1,000-1,500 words)

Bell County Medical Alliance

4-25-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • Must have a permanent address in Bell County AND plan to attend a Bell County College or University

  • Must be pursuing a degree in a field related to human medicine

  • Must plan to register for a minimum of 12 academic hours per semester

Procedure:

  • Complete application

  • One-page essay

  • Official transcript

  • 3 letters of recommendation

Temple-Belton Board of Realtors (TBBOR) – Fair Housing Scholarship

4-29-16

Please see Mrs. Mayes in the Counseling Center.

Criteria:

  • Senior

Procedure:

  • Application form

  • Essay (500 words or less)

Buford & Gonzalez Criminal Defense Scholarship

(Buford & Gonzalez Criminal Defense Scholarship – cont’d.)




5-31-16

http://dwiresults.com/austin-criminal-lawyer/#scholarship-application

Criteria:

  • Senior planning to attend college in the fall of 2016

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

  • Based on merit and need

  • Interest in pursuing a career in criminal defense or in law

Procedure:

  • Complete online application

  • Attach copy of transcript TO the online application

  • Finalists will submit an official transcript (paper copy in sealed envelope)

  • Optional but encouraged: resume/rec. letters

Career Colleges & Schools of Texas Scholarship


5-31-16

Application will be completed by your counselor.

Criteria:

  • Senior planning to attend a Career College (such as UTI) in the fall

Procedure:

  • Let Mrs. Mayes know which Career College you will be attending. (She will check to be sure the school is listed as a participating college.)



Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

6-1-16

http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program

Criteria:

The scholarship is limited to high school seniors in the US pursuing a fashion related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Fashion related fields include, but are not limited to, the following programs:   



  • Fashion Design 

  • Fashion Merchandising

  • Fashion Marketing

  • Fashion Management

  • Fashion Retailing

Procedure:

  • Application

  • Essay (500-1000 words)

Aspiring Animation Professional

6-1-16

http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program

Please see website for information regarding eligibility and procedure.

Nursing Schools Almanac – Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

6-30-16

www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com

Criteria:

  • High school senior

  • Track record of academic excellence

  • Passion for the field of nursing or healthcare

Pursuing college education in nursing

(LPN/LVN, ADN, BSN)




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