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Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships Listing
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Qualifications and deadlines vary but this website has many scholarship opportunities. It is recommended that you check back regularly to stay up to date on any new opportunities they may have available.

AIGC American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Deadline varies. See website for details and qualifications.
Amount: varies

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Varying deadlines. See website or informational flyer for details.
Amount: varies

Scholarship Opportunities for American Indian Students
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Varies between scholarships
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships Listing
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Qualifications and deadlines vary but this website has many scholarship opportunities. It is recommended that you check back regularly to stay up to date on any new opportunities they may have available.

AIGC American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Deadline varies. See website for details and qualifications.
Amount: varies

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Varying deadlines. See website or informational flyer for details.
Amount: varies
Nursing Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: This is a searchable scholarship database created specifically for nursing students. The scholarships listed here are provided by nursing associations, educational institutions, foundations, for-profit/non-profit organizations, etc. These are relatively non-competitive scholarships compared to general/non-major specific scholarships. Some of the scholarships give preference to minority, veteran and disabled students.
Amount: Varies
Major/Department: Nursing

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Varying deadlines. See website or informational flyer for details.
Amount: varies

CPR Near Me Scholarship Program
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications:
  1. Be at least 18 years of age and studying in the United States
  2. Have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  3. Be currently enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field
  4. Applicants should send their name, email address, phone number, and the name of the institution you attending or plan to attend
  5. A Microsoft Word or PDF document containing the 500 to 750 word essay
  6. Most recent school transcript and proof of current school enrollment or future school enrollment
  7. (Optional) Resume or CV 
A $1000 Scholarship award will be up for grabs every month to students who wish to pursue careers in both healthcare and education.
Amount: $1,000

SMRP Scholarship for Engineering Students
Deadline: Mar 10, 2018
Qualifications: Undergraduate students who are actively enrolled in the current or upcoming semester and have declared a bachelor level technical engineering degree (mechanical, civil, chemical, electrical, industrial, or petroleum) as a major. A total of ten scholarships valued at $2000.00 each will be issued for this category. Proof of registration for the spring 2018 semester is required prior to awards being mailed. 
Amount: $2,000

Hill County Master Gardener Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 15, 2018
Qualifications: Applicant must:
  • Be a Texas resident, Hill County resident preferred
  • Be studying on a full-time basis for the 2018-2019 academic year at a Texas institution (Full-time enrollment is defined as a minimum of 12 hours for an undergraduate)
  • Major in Horticulture Sciences, Landscape Design and Architecture, Turf Grass Management, or "Green Industry" area
To apply:
  • Complete the Application Form entirely
  • Submit a one-page essay on "Why I want to study horticulture or a related life science field"
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Submit a transcript
  • Give a detailed description of extracurricular activies and work experience
  • List horticulture-related projects or activities
Amount: $1,000

The Law Offices of George Salinas $1,250 Annual Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
Qualifications: Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring of 2018. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3). Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the “Essay Submission Procedure” section below.

To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question:
18-wheelers are some of the largest vehicles on the road are subject to specific rules and regulations. However, 18-wheeler accidents still occur, and are on the rise in developing areas. What sort of laws and/or safety regulations could be implemented to decrease 18-wheeler accidents?
Amount: $1,250

Collin County A&M Mother's Club Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 31, 2018
Qualifications: Eligibility:
  • The student must reside in Collin County OR have graduated from a Collin County high school OR be an immediate family member of a Collin County Aggie Moms’ Club member to be eligible.
  • Any Collin County High School Senior or College Transfer accepted as a full time student (12 hours) to Texas A&M University – College Station, Galveston or Health Science Center for the upcoming fall semester 2018 may apply.
  • Any student currently enrolled at Texas A&M University – College Station, Galveston or Health Science Center may apply for a scholarship to be disbursed in the upcoming fall & spring semester.
  • If you have already received a CCAM scholarship, you may not reapply.
Requirement List
  • Fill in application completely. Please type or use black ink. If additional space is needed feel free to attach another sheet to the application.
  • Incomplete packets cannot be considered. If you overnight your package, please write “no signature required” on envelope.
  • Return the completed application
Amount: $1,000

Legacy Scholarship for Engineers
Deadline: Apr 13, 2018
Qualifications:
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US.
  • Must have completed a minimum of four semesters and have a junior designation prior to the fall 2018 semester to receive funding.
  • Must be enrolled as a full time student in an ABET accredited engineering program at a Texas university to receive funding.
  • Must have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Applicants MUST provide:

  • a completed application form
  • an official transcript
  • a typed personal essay elaborating on reasons for applying for this scholarship, plans and future goals, engineering experiences and financial assistance sources
  • a letter of recommendation from the Department Chair or student advisor
  • proof of citizenship or permanent residence
Amount: Awarded on Basis of Need

Cleon Namken Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Qualifications: Qualifications:
  • Plan to be an engineering major with an emphasis in a soil or water related field.
  • Plan to attend a public or private Texas university or college.
  • Plan to be a full-time college student (minimum hours per university policy).
  • Required to be a Texas resident at the time of the scholarship application.
Requirement List:
  • Complete the application.
  • Submit a copy of your high school transcript.
  • Submit three reference letters recommending you for this scholarship.
  • Submit a personal essay: Why you need this scholarship, your career plans, and information about previous activities that are noteworthy and represent you.
Amount: $1,000

DoD Information Assurance Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 09, 2018
Qualifications: The qualifications for this are quite extensive and will involve careful attention to the 10 page document linked herein.
Amount: Unknown

Powell Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 09, 2018
Qualifications: Benefiting rural Texas residents pursuing nursing degrees and engineering or computer science degrees.

To apply for a scholarship:
  • Create an account;
  • Review the list of scholarships available; 
  • Identify the scholarships that you are eligible for; and
  • Complete the application (including submitting all required documentation).
Amount: $4,000
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships Listing
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Qualifications and deadlines vary but this website has many scholarship opportunities. It is recommended that you check back regularly to stay up to date on any new opportunities they may have available.

Nursing Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: This is a searchable scholarship database created specifically for nursing students. The scholarships listed here are provided by nursing associations, educational institutions, foundations, for-profit/non-profit organizations, etc. These are relatively non-competitive scholarships compared to general/non-major specific scholarships. Some of the scholarships give preference to minority, veteran and disabled students.
Amount: Varies
Major/Department: Nursing

AIGC American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Deadline varies. See website for details and qualifications.
Amount: varies

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Varying deadlines. See website or informational flyer for details.
Amount: varies

Davis & Davis Lawyers Scholarship
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Beginning fall semester of 2015, Sue Ellen and Fred Davis and Davis & Davis Lawyers scholarship award is available to Texas A&M University students who will be the lawyers of tomorrow. Applicants should have a desire to provide legal services to economically disadvantaged individuals in historically undeserved areas. To receive more information, please follow the directions on the home page of www.davisdavislaw.com under the section entitled "Davis & Davis Proudly Supports the Community."
Amount: $500 to $1000

CPR Near Me Scholarship Program
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications:
  1. Be at least 18 years of age and studying in the United States
  2. Have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  3. Be currently enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field
  4. Applicants should send their name, email address, phone number, and the name of the institution you attending or plan to attend
  5. A Microsoft Word or PDF document containing the 500 to 750 word essay
  6. Most recent school transcript and proof of current school enrollment or future school enrollment
  7. (Optional) Resume or CV 
A $1000 Scholarship award will be up for grabs every month to students who wish to pursue careers in both healthcare and education.
Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Opportunities for American Indian Students
Deadline: No deadline
Qualifications: Varies between scholarships

Credible Scholarship
Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
Qualifications: Who can enter:
  • The scholarship is open to any student who is actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. For more information on eligibility, visit the official rules.
What it takes to enter:
  1. Complete the entry form in its entirety.
  2. Once you have submitted your entry, share your unique referral link with friends for bonus entries into the drawing.
Amount: $2,500

SMRP Scholarship for Engineering Students
Deadline: Mar 10, 2018
Qualifications: Undergraduate students who are actively enrolled in the current or upcoming semester and have declared a bachelor level technical engineering degree (mechanical, civil, chemical, electrical, industrial, or petroleum) as a major. A total of ten scholarships valued at $2000.00 each will be issued for this category. Proof of registration for the spring 2018 semester is required prior to awards being mailed. 
Amount: $2,000

Hill County Master Gardener Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 15, 2018
Qualifications: Applicant must:
  • Be a Texas resident, Hill County resident preferred
  • Be studying on a full-time basis for the 2018-2019 academic year at a Texas institution (Full-time enrollment is defined as a minimum of 12 hours for an undergraduate)
  • Major in Horticulture Sciences, Landscape Design and Architecture, Turf Grass Management, or "Green Industry" area
To apply:
  • Complete the Application Form entirely
  • Submit a one-page essay on "Why I want to study horticulture or a related life science field"
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Submit a transcript
  • Give a detailed description of extracurricular activies and work experience
  • List horticulture-related projects or activities
Amount: $1,000

Parker County Aggie Mom's Club Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 23, 2018
Qualifications:

High School Seniors-

  • High school weighted GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Student must be accepted and enrolling for full course load (minimum of 12 hours) for the upcoming Fall semester at Texas A&M University in College Station or Galveston, Texas
  • The student or the student’s parent/guardian must reside in Parker County
  • All information must be completed and applications must be signed. Incomplete applications will not be considered
Current A&M Students-
  • Current TAMU GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Student must be currently attending Texas A&M University in College Station or Galveston as a full-time student (12 or more hours) and planning to enroll in the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 as an undergraduate
Amount: $1,000

Parker County Aggie Moms' Club Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 23, 2018
Qualifications: HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
◾ High school weighted GPA of 3.0 or above
◾ Student must be accepted and enrolling for full course load (minimum of 12 hours) for the upcoming Fall semester at Texas A&M University in College Station or Galveston, Texas
◾ The student or the student’s parent/guardian must reside in Parker County
◾ All information must be completed and applications must be signed. Incomplete applications will not be considered
CURRENT STUDENTS
◾ Current TAMU GPA of 2.5 or above
◾ Student must be currently attending Texas A&M University in College Station or Galveston as a full-time student (12 or more hours) and planning to enroll in the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 as an undergraduate
Amount: $1,000

The Law Offices of George Salinas $1,250 Annual Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
Qualifications: Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring of 2018. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3). Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the “Essay Submission Procedure” section below.

To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question:
18-wheelers are some of the largest vehicles on the road are subject to specific rules and regulations. However, 18-wheeler accidents still occur, and are on the rise in developing areas. What sort of laws and/or safety regulations could be implemented to decrease 18-wheeler accidents?
Amount: $1,250

Law Office of Hilda L. Sibrian, P.C. Proud Texan Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
Qualifications:

If you are a high school senior or college student in Texas state and will be enrolled in a two to five year institution in Texas in 2018, apply today for the $2,500 The Law Office of Hilda L. Sibrian, P.C. Proud Texan Scholarship.

To apply for this scholarship, we are asking you to answer the following prompt: What motivates you to continue your education? Who helped you along the way? What do you do or plan to do to better the state of Texas?

Amount: $2,500

I Have Vitiligo, We Are Connected Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
Qualifications: Eligible candidates:
Applicants for this scholarship can only be high school and college students who are currently and officially enrolled with their institute. Students may only be given this grant once. Therefore, students who apply for this grant after having receiving it in a past period, will be automatically declined.

Application Process:
Along with the assigned essay, a one-page personal information sheet and short biography should also be submitted to scholarship@ihavevitiligo.com.
Amount: $1500

Collin County A&M Mother's Club Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 31, 2018
Qualifications: Eligibility:
  • The student must reside in Collin County OR have graduated from a Collin County high school OR be an immediate family member of a Collin County Aggie Moms’ Club member to be eligible.
  • Any Collin County High School Senior or College Transfer accepted as a full time student (12 hours) to Texas A&M University – College Station, Galveston or Health Science Center for the upcoming fall semester 2018 may apply.
  • Any student currently enrolled at Texas A&M University – College Station, Galveston or Health Science Center may apply for a scholarship to be disbursed in the upcoming fall & spring semester.
  • If you have already received a CCAM scholarship, you may not reapply.
Requirement List
  • Fill in application completely. Please type or use black ink. If additional space is needed feel free to attach another sheet to the application.
  • Incomplete packets cannot be considered. If you overnight your package, please write “no signature required” on envelope.
  • Return the completed application
Amount: $1,000

Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 31, 2018
Qualifications: ELIGIBILITY
In order to be eligible for the The Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship, applicants must:
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Demonstrate good character and high initiative.
REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:
  • A completed application form.
  • A current high school, college, or graduate school transcript. (Unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher/faculty member.
  • A typed essay of 300-500 words about a time when you faced a significant ethical dilemma. What was the situation and what did you do?
  • Additionally, include a brief personal statement as to why you deserve to receive this scholarship and in what way it will further impact your education. Applicants are highly encouraged to speak from the heart.
Amount: $10,000

Design Era Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 31, 2018
Qualifications: Eligibility
All students from any university are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The field of study and year of study are not criteria, although you will need to submit a proof of enrollment for the current year. Please also provide us with a short biography with basic personal and professional data (no more than one page).

Essay Requirements
In order to apply for the scholarship, after completing all eligibility criteria you are supposed to write a 700 words essay on the topic: ˮThe impact of design on any modern work in the 21st centuryˮ.
Amount: $1,000

Legacy Scholarship for Engineers
Deadline: Apr 13, 2018
Qualifications:
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US.
  • Must have completed a minimum of four semesters and have a junior designation prior to the fall 2018 semester to receive funding.
  • Must be enrolled as a full time student in an ABET accredited engineering program at a Texas university to receive funding.
  • Must have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Applicants MUST provide:

  • a completed application form
  • an official transcript
  • a typed personal essay elaborating on reasons for applying for this scholarship, plans and future goals, engineering experiences and financial assistance sources
  • a letter of recommendation from the Department Chair or student advisor
  • proof of citizenship or permanent residence
Amount: Awarded on Basis of Need

Cleon Namken Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: Apr 30, 2018
Qualifications: Qualifications:
  • Plan to be an engineering major with an emphasis in a soil or water related field.
  • Plan to attend a public or private Texas university or college.
  • Plan to be a full-time college student (minimum hours per university policy).
  • Required to be a Texas resident at the time of the scholarship application.
Requirement List:
  • Complete the application.
  • Submit a copy of your high school transcript.
  • Submit three reference letters recommending you for this scholarship.
  • Submit a personal essay: Why you need this scholarship, your career plans, and information about previous activities that are noteworthy and represent you.
Amount: $1,000

Zehl & Associates Law Scholarship
Deadline: May 30, 2018
Qualifications: In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the fall of 2018 academic year.
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
  • For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.
  • Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address, and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend.
  • Must provide your video (YouTube) and written essay (PDF format preferred) by the deadline of May 30, 2018.
A winner will be chosen on June 13, 2018. 
Amount: 2,000

The Zebra "Show Off Your Stripes" Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Qualifications: Applicants must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States. Upon notification, the winner must supply a current proof of enrollment or letter of acceptance.

How to Apply:
  • Entrants have the option to create an original video not exceeding two minutes. Each video submission must be hosted on YouTube or Vimeo, and should be submitted by email to scholarships@thezebra.com.
  • If you prefer not to submit a video, entrants have the option to instead create a three-(3) photo album. Each album submission must be posted on Instagram or Facebook and must tag The Zebra (@TheZebraCo) with your post. Please also send the same three images to scholarships@thezebra.com with the same description as you’ve posted on social media.
  • With your submission, please include your name, address, and phone number.
Amount: $1,000

College Sports Recruiting Scholarship
Deadline: Jun 06, 2018
Qualifications: Eligibility:
  • Any current or former student athlete. You do not need to be a college athlete to apply.
  • Current or future college students *High School seniors who will be attending college are eligible.
What to Write:
  • Write about a time you were the leader in an important moment on the field or in your community. Describe what you did and what you learned from that experience. The essay needs to be written in 1,000 words or less.
Amount: $1,000

SmartMail Scholarship Fund
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Qualifications: ELIGIBILITY To qualify for a SmartMail scholarship:
• You must be aged between 18-25 years of age
• You must be a citizen of the United States
• You must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
• You must currently be an undergraduate or postgraduate student.
Amount: $1,000

SmartMail Scholarship
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Qualifications: If you are interested in applying please send an email to scholarships@smartmail.io with the following information: • Your Curriculum Vitae
• Essay Topic: The Influence of Social Media on How Millennials Communicate
• The name of the college or university and degree, diploma or course you’re currently enrolled in
• A cover letter explaining why you should receive the scholarship in 1200-1500 words
Amount: $2,000

Annual Community Volunteer Scholarship
Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Qualifications: To be eligible to apply, students must:
  • Be enrolled full-time at a college or university in the USA or Canada for the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Be in good standing with their current academic institution.
  • Exemplify outstanding community volunteer involvement.
  • Have permission from a parent or legal guardian if they are under the age of 18.
To apply:
  • Fill out the application found on the site
  • Fully describe your community volunteer involvement and what it means to you to be a volunteer. Questions include:
    • How do you help in your community?
    • How long have you been volunteering?
    • Why do you volunteer?
    • What does volunteering mean to you and what has it taught you?
    • What plans do you have to volunteer in the future?
Amount: $1,500

Naegeli Deposition and Trial Scholarship
Deadline: Jul 01, 2018
Qualifications: Eligibility:
  • Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school.
Students will need to create a 2 to 5-minute video of themselves talking about the following:
  • ​How Ideas Help Shape The World Around Us
  • Why Education Is Extremely Important For Success In The Real World
  • Motivation – Real-World Examples of Actions You Have Taken to Succeed in The Legal or Professional Services Industry.
Amount: $1000

Best Gaming Pro Yearly Scholarship
Deadline: Aug 01, 2018
Qualifications: In order to be a participant in this scholarship program you need to follow the below guidelines.
  • You can submit your article on any topic related to gaming to our mail. For example
    • Best gaming laptops under 500 $
    • Best Gaming Pads, Best Gaming keyboards and so on.
  • You can also participate by sending us your thoughts on best gaming PC build under 2000$.
Amount: $2,000

2018 Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Qualifications: We are offering $1,500 to one student whom is in the final year of high school or currently enrolled as undergraduates at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must be 17 years of age or older. There is no restriction on your field of study.

To Apply: Please fill out the form below as completely as possible. Do not include additional material not asked for in the application.
Amount: $1,500

DoD Information Assurance Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 09, 2018
Qualifications: The qualifications for this are quite extensive and will involve careful attention to the 10 page document linked herein.
Amount: Unknown

Powell Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 09, 2018
Qualifications: Benefiting rural Texas residents pursuing nursing degrees and engineering or computer science degrees.

To apply for a scholarship:
  • Create an account;
  • Review the list of scholarships available; 
  • Identify the scholarships that you are eligible for; and
  • Complete the application (including submitting all required documentation).
Amount: $4,000

The Bellhops "Moving Forward" Scholarship
Deadline: Sep 15, 2018
Qualifications: Eligibility Criteria:
  • Applicants must be either currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited undergraduate college or university in 2018.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applicants must agree to Bellhops official scholarship rules and follow all application instructions.
Scholarship Contest Essay:
  • Write a 1000-1250 word essay that explains the importance of your major in today’s society.
  • Winning submissions will give clear details, demonstrate creativity, appropriately cite sources (if necessary), and express the personal thoughts and opinions of the applicant.
Amount: $3,000

Keys to Success, Unlock your Future Scholarship
Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Qualifications: Eligibility and Criteria
This scholarship is only for students that are currently enrolled in colleges, universities or high schools. The piece of content you are going to create must be unique and creative. The words of your content must be able to convince anyone that you know what you’re doing and you are correct. While reading the articles that are submitted, we will take note of several factors including creativity, value of the provided information and few others.

 
Amount: $1,000

Cash Auto Salvage Scholarship
Deadline: Nov 15, 2018
Qualifications: To apply, simply follow our guidelines below:
  • Compose an essay (minimum 2,000 words) on why, and how, auto recycling is good for the environment.
  • Fill out the form below and paste your essay in the "Essay" field.
That's it! Now, here are the eligibility requirements:
  • Must be enrolled full-time at a U.S. university on or before December 15, 2018.
  • Submit your essay and other details below no later than November 15, 2018.
Amount: $2,500
Additional Information

If you are the recipient of any type of award, typically scholarships or corporate sponsorships, from a source other than Texas A&M University, you must report it to Scholarships & Financial Aid as soon as possible. An adjustment in your financial aid offer may be needed according to the guidelines of the aid programs currently offered. You may be required to repay financial assistance you have already received if you are no longer eligible for those aid programs.

To report an award from an outside source, please complete the Student Data Form at howdy.tamu.edu. Click the My Finances tab and enter the Financial Aid Portal. Click on the Resources tab to find the Student Data Form.
Be alert of potential scholarship scams. Any scholarship asking for a deposit is not considered a true scholarship. Some private companies will request a deposit or fee, which in some cases can be a reduction in a housing payment, or a “searching” fee for scholarships that you can pursue on your own without paying a fee. You should not have to pay for scholarships.
Helpful Links
The following sites are great resources to identify potential scholarship scams.

FinAid.org
Federal Trade Commission
  • Apply for anything and everything. Apply for everything you think you might be eligible to receive.
  • Complete the application in full. Note if something is not applicable (N/A) on the application. Do not leave items blank.
  • Follow directions. Do not supply items not requested (e.g., transcripts, resumes, etc.).
  • Neatness counts. Make photocopies for working drafts. Type when you can and make sure your printer has plenty of ink. If you must fill in an application by hand, be sure that your writing is neat and clearly legible.
  • Leave an impression. Be personal and specific in your essays. Include concrete details. (Remember that the special circumstances essay is optional but highly recommended.)
  • Watch all deadlines. Have a self-imposed deadline two weeks prior to the actual due date. Use this as proofreading time.
  • Review it before you submit your application. You and another person should proofread the entire application carefully. Spellcheck will not catch all errors.
  • Ask for help. If you need to, call the funding organization to ask for guidance or clarification.
  • Make sure your application gets where it needs to go. Make a copy of the entire packet and keep it for your files. Make certain that your name appears on all pages. Double-check where to submit each application.
  • Remember, your scholarship application represents you! Your application should reflect what makes you special. For ideas and help, talk to your friends and family to find out what makes you unique.
Based on “FastWeb’s Tips for College Students” - April 2000, www.fastweb.com

Disclaimer: The listing of outside scholarships on this site is for informational purposes only. Inclusion in the listing does not constitute an endorsement by Scholarships & Financial Aid or Texas A&M University. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or the timeliness of information found at any of the links in the listing. 
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