2020-2021 Scholarship Opportunities for Alief ISD Students
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"Cappex" Scholarship - Unique Cappex ScholarshipsVaries$1,000Create a Cappex profile, if you don’t already have one. One profile makes you eligible to apply for many different scholarships. See website for details.10-12http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/
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Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program***6/12/21$1,000Write an essay between 500 and 1000 words on the following topic: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals include your major, why you selected it and how this major will help you achieve your goals. Must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com11-12http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
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AFS Intercultural Programs USAVariesVariesCheck out these scholarships for study-abroad.https://www.afsusa.org/study-abroad/scholarships/texas
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All About Education Scholarship***4/30/21$3,000Submit online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life? Must be a legal resident of the U.S. Must be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.9-12https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/all-about-education-scholarship
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AlliantGroup Parthers STEM4/1/2021$5,000.003.0 GPA or higher, enrolled in 2 or 4 year school in Fall 2020, Pursue degree in STEM field12https://www.alliantgroup.com/careers/scholarships/greater-houston-area-stem-scholarship/
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Alsheimer's Awarness Scholarship Essay Contest2/15/2021$5,000.00Submit a 1,200-1,500 word essay describing how Alzheimer’s disease has impacted their lives and what they’ve learned about themselves, their family, and/or their community through their experience. Applicants must be a senior in high school planning to attend an accredited USA college/university for fall 2021.12https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/scholarship-contest/
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American College Foundation5/1/2021$1,000-$5,000Complete application, copy of unofficial transcript, 500 word essay9-12
https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/
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Asian American Scholarship4/1/2021$2,000Be a degree-seeking, full-time student enrolling in a U.S. accredited university in Fall 2021 as a Freshman ;One or both parents immigrated to the US from East or South-East Asia; Have demonstrated financial need for the scholarship ;Have a track record of involvement and interest in Asian American communities, issues, or causes; Be a US citizen, resident or foreign national;12https://foundation649.com/
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Atlantic Housing Scholarships3/1/2021$1500 per semesterComplete application process with supporting documentation. Priority is given to Atlantic Housing residents.
Family Gross Income (1040 Tax Return) must be less than 100% of HUD established medium income level for the city/county of residence. View the HUD resource link for income limits.
The student must attend a four-year university, technical school, or two-year college as a full-time student.
The Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA.
12http://www.atlantichousing.org/scholarships/academic_scholarships
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AXA Achievement Community ScholarshipApplications open September$2,500-$25,000Applicants to the Equitable ExcellenceSM Scholarship must:
Demonstrate the ability to set and reach goals, as shown by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities—especially those that lessen risk to health, safety, the environment, or financial security
Be high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.
Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.
12https://equitable.com/foundation/equitable-excellence-scholarship
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Barbara Devestski SCholarship Essay Contest3/27/2021$2,500Essay required 1000-1500, MLA style, 12https://thewomensfund.org/scholarship/
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CheggVariesVariesThis is an on-line resource for finding additional scholarships.9-12http://www.chegg.com/scholarships
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Chairish ScholarshipJanuary 1st and June 30th$2,500* Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA.* Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students.* Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.12https://www.chairish.com/pages/scholarship
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Citgo Innovative Scholars Program6/10/21$2,00012https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/citgo/
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College Board ScholarshipMonthly winners$40,000Building college list, practice for SAT through Khan Academy, Improve your score, complete FAFSA, and apply to colleges12https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority INC4/1/2021variesvariousVarieshttps://www.hmacdelta.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=368075&module_id=243479
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Diamond Family Scholars Program4/15/2021Up to $8,500various12https://uh.edu/uep/diamond-scholars/application/index.html#main
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Discover CollegesVaries$1,000various9-12www.discovercolleges.com
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Dreamers Scholarships2/25/2021$16,500-$33,000Undocumented, DACA, TPS and 2.5 or higher GPA12https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/
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Elks National Foundation Scholarship ProgramsOpens August 2020VariesYou must be a current high school senior. High school graduates are not eligible.You must be a citizen of the United States on the date your application is submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.You must have taken either the ACT or SAT on or before October 5, 2019.You do not have to be a member (or the dependent of a member) of the Elks to qualify.12https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm
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Fast WebVariesVariesThis is an on-line resource for finding additional scholarships.9-12http://www.fastweb.com/
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Free-4u.comVariesVariesNational database of scholarships. List of scholarships and contact information.9-12http://www.free-4u.com
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Future of STEM Scholars Initiative2/14/2021$40,0003.0 GPA, plan to attend HBCU, STEM field, ciitizen or permanent resident12https://www.hbcuweek.org/FOSSI/
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Harvard Tuition AnnouncementAs soon as you complete FAFSAVaries12https://college.harvard.edu/financial-aid/how-aid-works/harvard-financial-aid-initiative
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HLA Law Firm Scholarship8/15/21$1,000The scholarship can be used for any form of school related expenses. We will not verify how it’s used;The student must be a senior in high school or a first or second-year college/trade school student;Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA;All applications should be submitted no later than August 15, 2021;This scholarship will be awarded in the 2021 Fall Semester;There is no application fee;12https://www.hlalawfirm.com/personal-injury/houston-car-accident-lawyer/#scholarship
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund (Opens in December 2020)2/15/21$500 - $5,000I am a high school senior, high school graduate, or currently enrolled in college pursuing an undergraduate degree.12http://hsf.net/
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Houston Westchase Rotary Club3/31/2021$1,000 annuallyMust be an Alief ISD student, must attend junior college or university, Must attend Houston Rotary club twice a year, 3.0 or higher GPA12https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_OohH0Dd9kPZtB8-Ic-GbNFpBWX6EgGs/view?usp=sharing
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Iota Phi Lambda Sorority INCVariousVariousVarious Scholarships and Fellowships for females interested in business and STEM8-12https://www.iotaepsilonchi.org/scholarships
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Illustrators of the Future ContestVaries$1,500 - $5,00012https://www.writersofthefuture.com/enter-the-illustrator-contest/
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International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association*** OPENS JANUARY 20204/1/21Up to $4,000I am willing to apply to or attend one of the Golden Door Scholars Partner Schools.12 & current or returning college/
vocation-
al/techni-cal school students
http://www.iddba.org/scholarships.aspx
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ITE Diversity Scholars Program3/15/21Up to $4,000 annuallyUnited States high school student of African-American; Native American, Alaskan, and Hawaiian; or Hispanic/Latino heritage and Intended or declared major in transportation engineering, planning, or a related field, and Full-time enrollment or intended enrollment at an accredited college or university with an ITE student chapter, and Good academic standing and Additional preferences both first generation college students and Pell Grant eligible students12thhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1kHCD_m7XRTnoAAlqFCTXVPEry5VA0Ggk/view?usp=sharing
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Ivory Moore Scholarships2/5/21$1,000African American male/females12 thhttp://www.tabphe.org/Scholarships
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James B. Duke Scholarship1/11/2021Tuition paid, plus $5,000 stipendYou must first be an applicant for admission at Davidson College in order to submit your James B. Duke Scholarship Application. In addition to the application for admission and scholarship application, you must submit an essay in response to one of the two prompts provided on the scholarship application form. Finalists will be identified in March and will participate in selection interviews.12https://www.davidson.edu/admission-and-financial-aid/financial-aid/merit-scholarships/application-scholarships/james-b-duke-scholarship
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Lawnstarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship***Two entries: Fall semester: May 1st - August 20th Spring semester: August 31st - December 31st$1,000Senior entrepreneur who has started his/her own business. Must submit copy of transcript, resume, and 500-700 word essay on the following topic: What makes you passionate about building a business. Go to website for more information.12https://www.lawnstarter.com/scholarship
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Live Poets Society of New Jersey and Just Poetry!!! National High School Poetry Contestsvaries$100-$500Poems must be 20 lines or less, unpublished, the sole work of the entrant & not entered in any other concurrent contest.
Only ONE poem per poet may be entered in each contest
9-12http://www.highschoolpoetrycontest.com/to_enter
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Lockhead Martin STEM Scholarship4/1/2021$10,000Be U.S. Citizens ;Be high school seniors, freshman or sophomore undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.5, Be majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics ,Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the upcoming academic year;Demonstrate financial need ;Be willing to consider internship opportunities with Lockheed Martin12https://lockheedmartin.com/scholarship.
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Lockhead Martin Vocational Scholarship3/11/2021$6,600Attending covational techinical school, trade school, 2-year community College12lockheedmartin.com/vocational
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National Association of Buffalo Soldiers and Troopers Motorcycle Club5/15/2021$5,000various12https://www.nabstmc.com/scholarships
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American Legion ScholarshipsVaries$1,500 - $18,000Varieshttps://www.legion.org/scholarships
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OppU Achievers ScholarshipDecember 31, March 31, June 30, September 30$2,500Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"12https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
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Pride Scholarship6/4/2021various amountsMust be a self-identified member of the LGBTQI+ community ;Must be a current Houston-area (which includes Harris or a contiguous county) resident or currently attending a Houston-area high school or college at the time of application; Must be planning to enroll, or currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution; In good academic standing (no failing current classes or academic probation or suspension);Able to provide your most recent official transcript (college freshmen must send their official high school transcript)2 letters of recommendation; Ability to attend scholarship award presentation on [TBD October 2021]; Must respond to all essay questions12https://pridehouston.org/scholarship-21/
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Project Management Institute Educational Foundation ScholarshipsVarious deadlinesVarious amountsSeniors and students at the Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral levels who are studying project management and related fields are eligible for these college and university scholarships.12http://pmief.org/scholarships-grants-and-awards/scholarships
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Project Joy and Hope3/15/2021variedHave a experieced a death of a sibling or parent12https://joyandhope.org/programs/hope-scholarship/
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Sallie Mae Scholarship3/1/2021$10,000Students facing financial challenges12https://www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream/
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Scholarships 4 StudentsVariesVariesThis is an on-line resource for finding additional scholarships.9-12http://scholarships4students.com/
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Society of Women EngineersVariesVariesVaries12http://www.houstonswe.org/scholarships-782568.html
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SPE GCS Scholarship2/21/21$4,000 per yearHigh school senior;enrolling in Engineering or Science; ACT 24 or SAT 120012https://www.spegcs.org/scholarship-application-instructions/
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State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship Program3/31/21$3,000 - $8,000Applicant must be a Junior graduating in the Spring of 2022, plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study at an accredited 2 or 4-year college, students who are children or legal dependents of State Farm** employees, agents, or retirees; be a U.S. citizen. The student must take the PSAT/NMSQT in the fall of 2020.11https://www.statefarm.com/retirees/foundation-scholarship-program
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Student Scholarship SearchVariesVariesThis is an on-line resource for finding additional scholarships.9-12http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/
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Student ViewVariesVariesVaries9-12http://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html
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Terry Foundation ScholarshipDeadlines vary per universityAward covers tuition, books, fees, and reasonable living expenses on campus depending on other scholarship awards and family's ability to contribute to the cost of collegeOpen to Texas seniors who have been admitted to University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University at College Station, University of Houston, Texas State University - San Marcos, University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Texas at Dallas, University of North Texas in Denton, or Texas Tech University

Selection is based on leadership potential & character, scholastic record & ability & financial need
12Applications are only available in the offices of financial aid at the universities.

Visit www.terryfoundation.org for more information
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Texas Association of Developing CollegesOpens March 1, 2021 close July 1st$700-$2000 per semesterUS citizen, Texas resident, Demonstrate Financial Need12http://txadc.org/
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Texas Department of TransportationMarch 1, 2021$3000-$6000The Texas Dept. of Transportation offers a Conditional Grant Program to eligible students pursuing a degree in civil engineering or a department-approved operational business discipline. The Conditional Grant Program will consider both Texas public and private four-year institutions.12http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/hrd/cgp-application.pdf
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Texas Lutheran University Pacesetter Award for College Excellence (PACE)2/1/2021up to full tuitionFor incoming freshmen accepted to TLU by Feb. 1, 2021. By invitation only. Selection is based on academic achievement, essays and interviews. Scholarship is renewable.12http://www.tlu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/tlu-scholarships/
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The No Sweat Scholarship3/31/2021$2,50013 year old and up, legal resident, enrolled in high school9-12https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/?ref=counselor-scholarship-flyer
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The Huong Luu and Lieu Nguyen Scholarship4/30/2021$5,000 per year3.25 or higher GPA, Full time student for Fall 2021, Acceptance into 2 or4 year college12https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BS9KsV-KYUx2441f0yyMJKd5vlkSIKdG/view?usp=sharing
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TZU Chi Scholarship4/30/2021$1,500Financial need, 3.0 or higher GPA12https://tzuchi.us/scholarships
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Undocumented student ScholarshipsvariousVariousvariousvarioushttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1TjkxWsAXJ5E_a-Q1wyHkGLtc_NIs0mYN/view?usp=sharing
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Undergraduate Scholarship Program (CIA)Scholarship applications will open in early 2020 for internship opportunities in summer 2021. Please visit this site periodically for more specific dates.up to $18,000 per yearHigh school seniors planning to enroll in a 4-or 5-year college program, looking for career experience are eligible.

Requirements include: U.S. citizenship, 18 years of age by April 1, minimum 1000 SAT (Math & Verbal) or 21 ACT, minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need demonstrated by household income ceiling up to $70,000 for a family of four and $80,000 for a family of five.

Must be available to work in the Washington, DC area during your periods of employment (summer break).
12https://www.cia.gov/careers/student-opportunities/undergraduate-scholarship-program.html
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Unigo.comVariesVariesMultiple Scholarship opportunities listed on this site. Please pay attention to details and deadlines for each individual scholarship.9 - 12https://www.unigo.com
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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.1/23/2021$2,000Various12https://www.zphiblz.org/scholarship
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