2019 - 2020 GPISD Scholarship Calendar
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Jackie Robinson Scholarship
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Math Essay Contest
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Math Essay ContestOffice Supply Scholarship
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Rodeo deadline extended to Wednesday at 7:00Drive ScholarshipHouston Rodeo Scholarships (Apply for the Houston Area scholarship)Poetry ContestRane ScholarshipDo Something for Heroes
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Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship
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Toshiba ScholarshipACET Student ScholarshipsHRP Scholarship
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Hamman Foundation
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UIL ScholarshipHSF Scholarship
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Walden Scholarship
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Income Inequality Essay ContestPoster ContestSWE Scholarships
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Journalism Scholarship
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Iota ScholarshipTeen Drive Video ContestThe Dream.US National ScholarshipGCEFCU ScholarshipLet It Grow Scholarship
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Population Video ContestUnigo Scholarship
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GPEPA ScholarshipRicheson Nursing Scholarship
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Due DateTitleAwardEligibility and Other Information
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monthly deadlinesOpportunity Scholarshipsvaries--many winners each monthBuild your college list, practice on Khan Academy, use the College Board website, and complete other tasks to be eligible for monthly scholarship awards.
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2/1/20Reuse this Bag Scholarship$1,000 Scholarship is open to high school and college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to climate change.
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2/1/2020Museum of Flight Scholarshipup to $29,500 Scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to attend a college or university in science, engineering or mathematics related to the field of aviation or aerospace.
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2/1/20Richie's Spirit Scholarship$5,000The applicant must meet the following requirements:

A U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident currently enrolled in a U.S. - accredited high school who will graduate in the Spring of 2020;

Plans to attend a vocational schools, community college, or four-year college full-time during the 2020 - 2021 academic year;

Has a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.4 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent);

Has taken challenging courses throughout his or her high school career;

Has demonstrated strong leadership roles within his or her community.
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2/1/20Zeta Scholarshipvarieshigh school seniors
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2/1/2020Jackie Robinson Scholarshipup to $30,000Be a graduating high school senior;
Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
Show leadership potential;
Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
Present evidence of financial need;
Be a United States citizen;
Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship
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2/1/2020Math Essay Contestvaries Contest is open to students in grades 6 through 12 and undergraduate students. Student must submit an essay based on an interview with a women currently working in a mathematical career.
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2/1/20Bulk Office Supply Scholarship$1,000Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college Freshmen and Sophomores in the United States. Applicant must have an interest in teaching, art or owning their own business.
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2/3/20Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship$2,000seniors with GPA of at least 3.0, and ACT of 20 or SAT or 1050
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2/4/2020Drive Scholarship$1,000 plus a trip to NYCStudents in grades 6–12 can enter the 2020 Drive2Life Contest to help promote the importance of all passengers wearing a seat belt while in a vehicle.
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2/5/20HACER Scholarshipup to $100,000You’re a high school senior
You’re a legal U.S. resident
You’re younger than 21 years old
You carry a minimum 3.0 GPA
You’re eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full-time course of study
You’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
You’ll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage
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2/5/2020Houston Rodeo Scholarships (Apply for the Houston Area scholarship)$20,0001. Be a citizen of the United States.
2. Be a Texas resident.
3. Attend a public high school in one of the Houston-area public school districts in Brazoria, Chambers,
Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller Counties
4. Be a graduating senior in the 2019-2020 school year.
5. Score at least a 950 on SAT or a 19 on ACT.
6. Be ranked in the top half (1/2) of the graduating class, at the completion of the first semester of the
senior year. This ranking is to be verified as a part of the official transcript or by an accompanying
certification from an appropriate school official.
7. Have made formal application to enroll with intent to attend an accredited, not-for-profit Texas college
or university (accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges)
and participate in a curriculum leading to a bachelor’s degree. Strictly online colleges and universities,
even if they are not-for-profit, are not permitted.
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2/6/20Poetry Contest$1,000The basic requirements are this: (1) you are 25 years of age (or younger), and (2) you are a current or former high school student who will attend or is attending college within the U.S. or its territories.
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2/7/20Rane Scholarshipup to $5,000A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for graduating high school seniors;

Students enrolled full-time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation in the Spring/Summer 2020, with plans to enter college no later than the Fall following graduation

All applicants must reside (permanent home address) in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Delaware or New Jersey.

U.S. citizenship or permanent resident;
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2/8/2020Do Something for Heroes$2,500Under 26 years old
No minimum GPA
No essay
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2/10/20Toshiba Scholarshipup to $10,000Competition is open to students in grades K through 12. Students must work in groups of 2-4 and select a technology that is present in the home, school, and/or community and explore what the technology does, how it works, and how or why it was invented.
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2/14/20UIL Scholarship$2,000You must be a current Texas high school senior graduating in 2020 with a minimum 3.3 GPA, have participated in a UIL competition as a high school student and have been active in community service programs or events.
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2/14/20ACET Student Scholarship$4,000ACET offers twenty scholarships annually to graduating high school students. The tuition scholarships are for $1,000, and are payable directly to the college, universty, or other post-secondary institution of the student's choice. Student applicants must provide documented proof of participation in a compensatory education program sometime during their school career. The definition of compensatory programs is a program that provides remedial assistance and support for students who have failed STAAR or at-risk of dropping out of school. Additional programs include programs for migrant, Title I, Bilingual/ESL, and pregnant or parenting students.
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2/15/2020HSF Scholarship$500-$5,000Must be of Hispanic heritage
Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students
Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate students
Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, during the fall of a scholarship cycle (year)
US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)
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2/15/20HRP Scholarship$2,500HRP sponsors a scholarship program for current high school seniors who have relocated into the Houston area sometime between grades 9 (after 8th grade graduation) and 12. HRP would like to encourage your students to apply. The one-time award of $2,500 will be presented to two (2) Houston area accredited high school seniors in 2020. The award will be sent to the college that the student will be attending to be applied towards tuition.
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2/15/20Walden Scholarship$250students who are 14-18
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2/15/2020Dean Scholarship$5,000seniors who have made straight As in high school on transcript
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2/15/20Sharmallison Scholarshipup to $10,000seniors

GPA of 3.5

SAT score of 1000+ or ACT score of 20+

List of extra-curricular, volunteer, and/or work experience

3 letters of recommendation (from teachers, counselor, employers, etc.)

Parents’/guardians’ completed tax returns, showing a combined household income of less than $85,000 for 2018

Agree to “pay it forward” and help others by volunteering with Abraham’s Tent, Inc, and/or within your own community
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2/16/20Hamman Foundation$20,000ELIGIBILITY:

High School Seniors after the start of their senior year.
Houston area high school seniors who attend schools or are homeschooled in the following eight counties: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery or Waller.
Students who are citizens of the United States. Students with Permanent Resident status are not eligible.
The Scholarships are awarded based on academics and financial need.
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2/17/20Income Inequality Essay Contestup to $2,500 (many winners)Our contest is open to students age 12-18 residing in North America or Hawaii.
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2/18/2020Poster Contestup to $1,0009th-12th graders
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2/20/20Income Inequality Video Contestup to $2,500 (many winners)Our contest is open to students age 14-23
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2/21/20Journalism Scholarshipup to $1,000Contest is open to students enrolled in grades 9-12 in U.S. public, private, and home schools within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “During a presidential election cycle, how can local journalism help foster more civil discussion in communities around politics and democracy?”
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2/21/20SWE ScholarshipsvarietyVariety of scholarship opportunties for seniors who wish to student engineering in college. Check the website for details.
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2/21/2020SPE-GCS Scholarship$2,500 per semesterBe a graduating high school senior,
Be planning to study science or engineering as a freshman in college next year,
Have a permanent address in one of the 29 counties in the Gulf Coast Section
Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
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2/24/20Iota ScholarshipvariesThese scholarships have extended the deadline! Ignore the due dates here. These are for seniors. Look at each scholarship on the list to see if you are eligible. You will mail the applications. Put them in a folder.
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2/26/2020Teen Drive Video Contestup to $15,000Challenge is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 13 years of age and are enrolled in grades 9-12 at a public, private or parochial school in the United States. Student must create a 30-60 second video that demonstrates the importance of safe teen driving.
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2/26/20Population Video Contestup to $1,000open to grades 6-12
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2/27/2020The Dream.US National Scholarshipup to $29,000high school or community college graduates. You need to have DACA or TPS or meet TheDream.US immigration eligibility criteria and qualify for in-state tuition at one of our Partner Colleges to receive this scholarship
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2/28/20GCEFCU Scholarship$4,0001. Applicant must be a high school senior.

2. Student must be a member in good standing with GCEFCU and parent/legal guardian must be a member in good standing with GCEFCU (To be a member, someone in their immediate family must work for one of the school districts in Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery & Waller Counties, and have an account in good standing with Gulf Coast Educators FCU.)

3. A candidate must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1000 and/or a minimum ACT score of 21.
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2/28/2020GPEPA Scholarship$500seniors in GPISD can apply; you need two letters of recommendation
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2/28/20Unigo Scholarship$1,500Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
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2/29/2020Let It Grow Scholarshipup to $5,000Scholarship is open to students at least 13 years of age at the time of application, be legal residents of the United States, be currently enrolled in middle or high school, and must enroll no later than the fall of 2024 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit an essay on one of nine prompts related to free speech, bullying, disagreements, or other personal questions.
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3/2/20Richeson Nursing Scholarship$1,000Graduate from a Galena Park ISD High School in Spring 2020
• Enroll in a college or university Fall 2020
• Plan on majoring in nursing
• Earn at least a 3.0 Fall 2020 for a $500 scholarship in Spring 2021
• Once accepted into a college of nursing (junior year), the recipient will receive another $500
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3/6/20GP/JC Rotary ScholarshipvariesMust graduate from GALENA PARK HIGH SCHOOL in May 2020 and have a 2.5 or higher GPA
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