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  1. Scholarship Information Updated April 22nd

  2. Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program Amount: 1,000 Criteria: Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. Deadline: June 14, 2014 Additional info: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

  3. ACS Scholars Program Amount: Up to $5,000 Criteria: • Graduating senior • African American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian • US Citizen or perm resident • Min. 3.0 GPA • Demonstrate financial need • Planning to major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or chemically related science or chemical technology • Planning a career in chemical sciences Deadline: March 1, 2014 Additional info: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships.html

  4. AEMP – Education Foundation Amount: $599 per semester Criteria: • 2.0 GPA • Have an interest in a career as a heavy equipment technician • Plan to attend a college or vo-tech program that offers a diesel technology program • Provide all required supplemental information to the foundation Deadline: May 1st Additional info: www.aemp.org Application also available in the CCR center

  5. AES Engineers Amount: $500 Criteria: • Seniors and students attending a post-secondary institution Deadline: October, 6 2014 Additional info: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

  6. Akzonobel Surface Chemistry Amount:$4,500 Criteria: The student receiving the AkzoNobel Scholarship Program Award must pursue a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry or Engineering) degree upon attending college.  Deadline: March 1, 2014 Additional info: Application below

  7. Alice Madden Barton Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • High school student interested in Cosmetology or Barbering Deadline: June 30, 2014 Additional info: http://www.greatclips.com/stylists/scholarship-program

  8. American Association of Blacks in Energy Amount: $3,000 - $5,000 Criteria: • Graduating senior • Min 3.0 GPA • Plan to attend an accredited college or university • Plan to major in business, physical science, technology, engineering or math • Pursuing a career in the Energy Sector • Member of an underrepresented group in the sciences, technology, engineering, or math Deadline: March 1, 2014 Additional info: http://www.aabe.org/index.php?component=pages&id=4

  9. AnimationCareerReview.com – Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • High school senior with demonstrable academic success • Open to students intending to pursue a career in animation related field Deadline: June 1, 2014 Additional info: http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program

  10. Asian American Engineers and Architects Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • Eligibility: Applicants must be of Asian descent, must, at a minimum, be a graduating high school senior, • pursuing an education beyond the high school level, have residency in the Houston Metropolitan area, not a • relative of an AAEA Board Member or Officer, and have a commitment toward providing community service. • Demonstration of financial need may be required if selected as a finalist. • AAEA will handle the application, selection, and award of the scholarship. The Scholarship Committee shall • consider the following: Purpose and use of the scholarship • The written essay • Applicant’s academic records, leadership, civic and community involvement • Completion and submission of required application materials • Clear indication of financial need may be considered * Deadline: May 7, 2014 Additional info: See application below

  11. Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement Amount: $2,000 Criteria: • All full-time graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA 3.40 on 4-point scale, or 4.25 on 5-point scale), of any ethnic or cultural background, who plans to attend an accredited college (2-year and 4-year) or vocational school. • Applicants who are United States citizens or permanent residents of the United States. • Applicants who are residents of one of the following states or metropolitan area where we currently have APCA chapters: Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area (Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia). Deadline: February 15, 2014 Additional info: A major goal of APCA is to promote diversity and its advantages throughout our corporation and our communities. One way we accomplish this goal is by granting annual non-renewable scholarships to college-bound high school students.  For the 2014 APCA Scholarship Program, we will award 14 national scholarships worth $2000 each. At least one national scholarship will be awarded to a child or dependent of an APCA member. Applicants who are not awarded a national scholarship will be considered for state scholarships. To download and submit scholarship application, please click here. http://apca.wufoo.com/forms/2014-apca-scholarship/http/true

  12. As One Foundation Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • Be a Fort Bend Independent School District high school senior • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 Scale) Deadline: March 31, 2014 Additional info: http://www.asonefoundation.org/scholarships/application/

  13. Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • Must have been enrolled at some point in a compensatory program • Title I, Bilingual/ESL, Migrant program, Homeless, etc. Deadline: February 28, 2014 Additional info: http://www.acetx.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=183&Itemid=394

  14. As One Foundation Amount: $1,000 Criteria: Award Eligibility • To be eligible student must: • Be a Fort Bend Independent School District high school senior • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 Scale) Application Guidelines • To be reviewed for selection applicant must submit a complete packet to include the following: • Application • Official transcript – Mailed to the address listed below • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation- completed by Counselor/Coach/Teacher/Employer • Resume – include educational goals, career objectives, work experience, volunteer service • Essay – typed 250 words or more on one (1) of the topics provided on the application • Applicant name and high school should be placed on all material Deadline: March 31, 2014 Additional info: http://www.asonefoundation.org/scholarships/application/

  15. AXA Achievement Scholarship Amount: $10,000 - $25,000 Criteria: • Outstanding Achievement in activities in school, community or workplace Deadline: December 15, 2013 or when 10,000 entries are reached Additional info: www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/about.html

  16. Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition Amount: TBD Criteria: • Students in grades 9 - 12 Deadline: March 1, 2014 Additional info: http://www.uiltexas.org/academics/essay-contests/barbara-jordan

  17. Big Sun Scholarship Amount: $500 Criteria: high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community Deadline: June 20, 2014 Additional info: http://www.bigsunathletics.com

  18. Blood Center of Central Texas Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • US Citizen • 2.5 GPA • Attend a school that hosted 2 Central Texas Blood Drives Deadline: April 1, 2014 Additional info: Sheets available in the CCR center http://inyourhands.org/gag/scholarship-information.php

  19. Bonner Scholar and Bonner Leader Programs Amount: varies Criteria: • First-year college students who demonstrate an interest in community service and social justice issues as well as financial need. • Available only at participating colleges – those in the Bonner Scholar and Leader Programs must complete 10 hours of community service each week. Deadline: varies Additional info: http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/82594

  20. Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Amount: up to $25,000 a year Criteria: • High school seniors and current undergraduates • Those who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2014-2015 • Those who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry. Deadline: February 28, 2014 5:00 pm EST Additional info: www.buickachievers.com

  21. Burger King Scholars Program Amount: $1,000 – 50,000 Criteria: Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service. Deadline: Opens November 15th 2013; deadline January 10th, 2014 Additional info: Application available at http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram

  22. Callie Lewis-Watson & The Fort Plus Models, Inc Amount: TBD Criteria: • GPA 2.5 • Two recommendations from your counselors or teachers • Completed application (below) Deadline: March 7, 2014 Additional info: Application below Laura S. Nelson – 713-433-2348

  23. Carole Fielding video Grant Amount: $1,000 - $4,000 Criteria: • Student in film and video • Sponsored by a faculty member who is an active member of University Film & Video Deadline: December 15, 2013 Additional info: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarships/carole-fielding-video-grant#

  24. Carmen Mercer Scholarship Amount: $3,000 Criteria: • Pursuing career in education • Must demonstrate financial need • Submit 2 letters of recommendation Deadline: February 26, 2014 Additional info:

  25. CaptainU Student-Athlete Amount: 2,000 Criteria: Scholarship for all student-athletes graduating high school in 2014 or later who plan to attend a 4-year college Deadline: December 31, 2013 Additional info: http://www.captainu.com/scholarship?tag=Discus&campaign=%20Discus&utm_campaign=Discus

  26. CareerSafe® - National Youth Safety Video Contest Amount:$1,500 - $3,500 – see website for details Criteria: Career and Technical Education students across the country are challenged to create a video demonstrating safety in the workplace. See website for details. Deadline: All entries must be received in the CareerSafe offices by March 1, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. CST Additional info: http://careersafeonline.com/index.php/safety-video-contest

  27. Cat Lift Trucks Amount: $5,000 Criteria: • Applicants must be ranked in the upper one-half (1/2) of his/her graduating class with a minimum overall unweighted grade point average of a “B” or 80% after completion of his/her junior year. Information must be verified with an official transcript.  • Applicants must be planning to major in engineering or a business-related field.  • Applicants must plan to enroll in an accredited college, university or technical school within the state of Texas. If scholarship recipients enroll in a college, university or technical school outside of Texas, their funds will be forfeited and given to the next highest ranking applicant.  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States and/or be born in the United States and a resident of the state of Texas. Applicants must be graduating seniors or qualified as a mid-term graduate.  Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 17, 2014. Additional info: Application and details at www.cat-lift.com

  28. Champion Energy Services Amount: $1,000 or $5,000 Criteria: • Be a current high school senior or full time undergraduate college student. • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale • Be a resident of or attend college in Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania or New Jersey Deadline: April 1, 2014 Additional info: Questions email – scholarships@championenergyservices.com Application – http://www.championenergyservices.com/programs/scholarhip/

  29. Charles and Lucille King Family foundation Scholarship Amount: $3,500 Criteria: • Studying television and film production • Must attend 4-year school • Academic excellence and financial need considered • Non-us citizens eligible Deadline: March 15, 2014 Additional info: http://www.collegegreenlight.com/page/scholarships/details.jsp?scholarshipID=1304

  30. Chinese Professional Club Amount: $1,000+ Criteria: Some of the awards are designated for applicants with demonstrated financial needs. One award is designated for applicants who are interested in a career in teaching elementary or secondary schools Deadline: see website Additional info: www.cpchouston.net

  31. Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Amount: $10,000 – $20,000 Criteria: • Senior • GPA of 3.0 or higher • based on character, personal merit, and commitment Deadline: October 31st, 2013 Additional info: Application available at http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs

  32. Colgate – Palmolive’s Haz La U scholarship Amount: $15,000 Criteria: • Be of Hispanic American heritage • Be a US Citizen or legal permanent resident of the US • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale • Have plans to enroll fulltime in a degree seeking program at a two or four year US accredited institution in the US during the 2014 – 2015 school year Deadline: January 1st, 2014 Additional info: Application and details available at http://www.colgate.com/app/Colgate/US/Corp/CommunityPrograms/Haz-La-U.cvsp

  33. College Greenlight College Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • Applicants must be in the high school graduation class of 2014 – 2015 • Applications will be evaluated based on academic merit, leadership history, and extracurricular activity • Must demonstrate financial need – underrepresented minority status, or the first in their family to attend college Deadline: January 31, 2013 Additional info: http://www.collegegreenlight.com/blog/the-college-greenlight-next-stop-college-scholarship/

  34. Commit for Life Creative Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • Your school must host at least tow blood drives during the 2013-2014 academic year • You must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) • 2014 graduate who is attending an institution of higher learning in fall 2014 Deadline: see website Additional info: Applications and details available at www.giveblood.org/scholarship

  35. Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation Amount: $250 – $2,500 Criteria: Open to every high school student in the US - this is a monthly online quiz tournament Deadline: ongoing Additional info: Application available at http://www.cksf.org/

  36. Corrosion in Motion Competition Amount: $3,000 Criteria: Scholarships for high school students and college students Deadline: December 31, 2013 Additional info: Scholarship website Corrosion In Motion Competition Scholarship

  37. David E. Whitmire Scholarship Fund Amount: $500 Criteria: • Full-time graduate or undergraduate students with a 3.5 GPA • Declared Criminal Justice, Criminology, Police Administration, or Police Science Major Deadline: December 15, 2013 Additional info: http://www.davidwhitmire.com/

  38. DefensiveDriving.com Scholarship Amount: $1,500 Criteria: • Open to high school or college students • Must be a legal resident of the US • Submit video about a driving experience from one of the choices on the website Deadline: December 15, 2013 Additional info: http://www.defensivedriving.com/scholarship

  39. Delta Kappa Gamma Amount: $500 Criteria: • Female Senior • Pursuing a degree in the field of education Deadline: April 30, 2014 Additional info: See application below

  40. Delta Sigma Theta SororitySuburban Houston – Fort Bend Alumnae ChapterScholarship and Awards Amount: Varies Criteria: • You must be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a College, University or Technical School as a Full-Time student (12 hours of more). The choice of school and location is yours to decide. • You must attend our workshop. The workshop is our enrichment component of the program providing information on college admission, financial aid, interviewing skills, life skills, and college survival skills. The workshop is MANDATORY for the senior student applying and at least one parent/guardian. The workshop will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at HCC –Stafford (10041 Cash Rd, Stafford, TX 77477, Room 139). • Please note: Only school related function(s) will be excused with prior notification. • Only qualified candidates will be granted an interview by invitation in April. Date, time and location will be announced at a later date. Scholarship Awards will be announced at our annual awards luncheon on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Deadline: see website Additional info: Instructions for Applying Application

  41. Devard and Devaughn Darling High School Senior Award Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • Be a Fort Bend Independent School District high school senior • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 Scale) Deadline: March 31st, 2014 Additional info: http://www.asonefoundation.org/scholarships/applicaiton/

  42. Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Amount: $100,000 Criteria: • Ages 18 – 24 • Tell a one of a kind story Deadline: December 13, 2013 Additional info: http://www.drpeppertuition.com/?gclid=CK6Pu7jooLoCFY9FMgodZm8A9w

  43. ECRA Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • Open to graduating seniors that have made a significant contributions to the betterment of their school and/or community Deadline: July 11, 2014 Additional info: http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/110729-ecra-scholarship

  44. Eve’s Addiction Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Criteria: Scholarship for high school seniors and undergraduate or graduate college students Deadline: December 15, 2013 Additional info: Scholarship website Eve's Addiction Scholarship

  45. Family Dollar-Coca Cola Scholarship Amount: One $10,000 scholarship and three $5,000 scholarship Criteria: • Must be of Hispanic heritage • All majors are eligible • Must be a US citizen or a legal permanent resident with permanent resident card or passport stamped 1-551 • Must have a min of 3.0 cumulative GPA Deadline: December 15, 2013 Additional info: http://www.hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/hsf-coca-cola-family-dollar-scholarship-program

  46. Forecolsure.com Scholarship Amount: $1,000 – $5,000 Criteria: • 13 years old or older • Submit an 800 – 2,000 word essay based on one of the two potential real estate investments listed on the sponsor’s website Deadline: December 13, 2013 Additional info: http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/scholarships/foreclosurecom-scholarship-program.php

  47. Fort Bend Junior Service LeagueVolunteer Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • Female graduating from a Fort Bend County public or private high school • Cumulative GPA 2.5 or higher • 100+ volunteer service during high school Deadline: February 1, 2014 Additional info: www.fbjsl.com

  48. Fort Bend Medical Society Amount: $1,000 Criteria: • Minimum GPA 3.0 • Be pursuing medical doctor degree • Applications must be turned into Ms. Braucht by May 19th Deadline: May, 19th 2014 Additional info: See application below or pick up in the CCR center

  49. Fort Bend – Optimist Club Amount: $2,500 Criteria: • Complete the essay • Copy of birth certificate • Complete application Deadline: February 12, 2014 Additional info: See application below

  50. Foot Locker Scholar Athlete Amount: $20,000 Criteria: • Be entering college in the fall of 2014 as a Freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree • Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 • Be a US citizen or permanent legal resident Deadline: December 19, 2013 Additional info: http://www.dosomething.org/footlocker