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Latest Scholarship Opportunities

The Financial Aid Office reminds students and parents that scholarship opportunities may change from time to time. It is a good idea to check this list periodically to see if there is something of interest and to be advised on upcoming deadlines. The majority of these scholarship are funded by private organizations not affiliated with UTB. Important contact information, frequently asked questions, and application requirements may be available in the URL provided.

ScholarshipMajorGPACitizenshipClassificationEnrollmentAward AmountDeadlineWebsite
$2,000 No Essay College ScholarshipAllN/ALegal residents of the U.S.ALLN/A$2,000.00Monthly“No Essay” College Scholarship
Ayn Rand Essay ContestsAllN/AN/AALLN/AVariesMultipleaynrandnovels.com/essay-contests.html
Cancer ScholarshipsAllVaryVaryALLVaryVariesMultiplewww.finaid.org/scholarships/cancer.phtml
Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning InitiativeAll2.50U.S. CitizenSophmore or JuniorN/AVariesMultiplewww.gocoastguard.com/find-your-career/officer-opportunities/programs/college-student-pre-commissioning-initiative-(scholarship-program)
College is Power ScholarshipAllN/AU.S. Citizen or legal permanent residentALLFull-time or Part-time$1,500.00Multiplewww.collegeispower.com/content.cfm?area=4
College JumpStart Scholarship ProgramAllN/AU.S. Citizen or legal permanent residentALLN/AVariesMultiplewww.jumpstart-scholarship.net/
Common Knowledge Scholarships-Based on What You KnowAllN/AN/AALLN/AVariesMultiplewww.cksf.org/
The Gen and Kelly Tanabe ScholarshipAllN/ALegal residents of the U.S.ALLN/A$1,000.00Multiplewww.gkscholarship.com/index.html
Gilman Scholarship Program for Study AbroadAllU.S. Citizens UndergraduateVaryVariesMultiplewww.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program
Hazing Awareness ScholarshipAll2.00N/ACurrently enrolledN/A$700.00Multiplewww.collegegreekbooks.org/cashaward.html
National Merit Scholarship CorporationAllN/AN/AALLN/AVariesMultiplewww.statefarm.com/aboutus/community/grants/foundation/state_farm_foundation_scholarships.asp
National Society of Professional Engineers Fellowship ScholarshipsEngineeringN/AN/AGraduateN/AVariesMultiplewww.nspe.org/InterestGroups/YE/Resources/AwardsAndScholarships/index.html
Return 2 CollegeAllN/AN/AALLN/A$1,500.00Multiplewww.return2college.com/scholarship.cfm
Ron Brown Scholar ProgramAllN/AU.S. Citizen or hold a permanent resident visa cardHigh School SeniorsN/A$10,000 annualyMultiplewww.ronbrown.org
Scholarship Experts Essay ScholarshipsAllN/ALegal residents of the U.S.ALLN/AVariesMultiplewww.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx
The Abacus Scholarship (***Check Bonus as well***)AllN/AN/AALLHalf-time$1,234.00Multiplewww.gocollege.com/abacus/
TG's Milton G. Wright ScholarshipAllN/AU.S. Citizen or legal permanent residentHS student, HS graduate, and College studentHalf-time$500.00Multiplewww.aie.org/milt-wright-scholarship/
UTB Young Alumni ScholarshipAll2.50U.S. Citizen or legal permanent residentFreshman or SophomoreHalf-timeVariesMultiplewww.utb.edu/vpia/alumni/Pages/AlumniScholarships.aspx
Alumni Assocation EndowmentAll3.00U.S. Citizen or legal permanent residentJunior, Senior or GraduateLess than Half-timeVariesMultiplewww.utb.edu/vpia/alumni/Pages/AlumniScholarships.aspx
Blind/Deaf Student Exemption ProgramAllN/ATexas ResidentALLN/AAll dues, fees, and enrollment charges whatsoever for which exempptions may be lawfully made.No Deadlinewww.collegeforalltexans.com/
Army ROTC ScholarshipsAllN/AN/AALLN/AVariesNo Deadlinewww.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html
Elks National Foundation ScholarshipAllN/AN/AUndergraduateN/AN/ANo Deadlinewww.elks.org/ENF/scholars/guidelines.cfm
Financialaidnews.com ScholarshipAllN/AN/AALLN/AVariesNo Deadlinewww.collegeforalltexans.com/apps/financialaid/tofa2.cfm?ID=429
Gloria and Joseph National Scholarship Fund for Migrant ChildrenAllN/AN/AALLN/A$150 - $500No Deadlinewww.migrant.net/migrant/sch-mattera.htm
Lucky Draw ScholarshipAllN/AN/AALLN/A$250.00No Deadlinewww.gocollege.com/lucky-draw-scholarship.html
Scholarships for Cancer Survivors - High Plains DivisionAll2.00Legal resident of Guam, Hawaii, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, or TexasHS Senior or attending collegeN/Aup to $1,000No Deadlinewww.cancer.org/myacs/HighPlainsHawaiiPacific/ProgramsandServices/childhood-cancer-survivor-scholarships?SiteArea=
Campus Explorer Exclusive ScholarshipAllN/ALegal resdients of the U. S. and the District of ColumbiaALLN/Amonthly $1,000No Deadlinewww.campusexplorer.com/campus-explorer-scholarships/
GP LSAT Prep-ScholarshipsLawN/AN/Acurrently enrolledN/A$1,000.00Multiplewww.getprepped.com
La Unidad Latina FoundationAll2.80N/AUndergraduate or Graduate N/AVariesMultiplewww.lulfoundation.org/
B. Davis Scholarship AllN/AN/AHS Junior, HS Senior, or attending college N/A$1,000.005/14/2014www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship AllN/AN/AHigh School Juniors and Seniors or students currently enrolled in any accredited secondary institutionN/A$1,000.006/14/2014http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Security First Credit Union ScholarshipAllN/AN/ARGV high school graduating senior in 2014 or currently enrolled in universityN/A$2,000.004/25/2014http://www.securityfirstcu.com/website/scholarship.aspx
Abercrombie & Fitch Future Leaders ScholarshipBusiness3.00U.S. Citizen or Permanent ResidentSophmore, Junior, or SeniorFull-time$1,000.005/30/2014http://www.adelantefund.org/#!abercrombie--fitch/c1qa
TILF ScholarshipsAll2.50N/AHigh School SeniorsFull-timeVaries5/30/2014http://www.tilf.uiltexas.org/scholarships/apply/
Fifth Month ScholarshipAllN/AU.S residentALLN/A$1,500.005/31/2014http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx
Barbara Jordan Memorial ScholarshipAllN/AN/AJunior, Senior or GraduateN/A$1,500.006/2/2014http://www.atpefoundation.org/scholarshipsBJM.asp
BigSun ScholarshipAllN/AN/AHS SeniorN/A$500.006/20/2014http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
Technology for Tuition ScholarshipAll2.50N/AAllFull-time$1,000.006/22/2014http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship
BBG Communications ScholarshipAll2.50U.S or Canada ResidentAllN/A$1,000.006/30/2014http://lancommunications.com/bbgcommunications/132/scholarships.php
Do-Over ScholarshipAllN/AU.S CitizensAllN/A$1,500.006/30/2014http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/scholarship-detail/Do_Over_Scholarship_2014/4865
Make Me Laugh ScholarshipAllN/AU.S CitizensAllN/A$1,500.008/31/2014http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/scholarship-detail/Make_Me_Laugh_Scholarship_2014/1003658
Shout it OutAllN/AU.S CitizensAllN/A$1,500.009/30/2014http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/scholarship-detail/Shout_It_Out_Scholarship_2014/5016
AES ScholarshipAllN/AN/AAllN/A$500.0010/6/2014http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
La Unidad Latina Foundation All2.80U.S residentAllFull-timeVaries10/15/2014http://www.lulfoundation.org/Apply/tabid/60/Default.aspx
Carrington Dental Centre ScholarshipAllN/AU.S or Canada ResidentAllN/A$500.0010/30/2014http://www.westkelownadentists.ca/apply.php
Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2013AllN/AU.S residentAllN/A$5,000.0011/30/2014http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/scholarship-detail/Education_Matters__5K_Scholarship_2014/1000587
Top Ten List Scholarship 2014AllN/AU.S residentAllN/A$1,500.0012/31/2014http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/scholarship-detail/Top_Ten_List_Scholarship_2014/1000237
AfterCollege Engineering Student ScholarshipAll3.00N/AAllN/A$500.003/31/2015http://www.aftercollege.com/company/aftercollege-inc/10/scholarship/23/
Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma ScholarshipAllN/AN/AUndergraduate or Graduate N/A$100.00 - $5,000.0010/7/2014http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship-contest/
ADT Protect Your Home ScholarshipAllN/AN/AAllN/A$500.0012/31/2014http://www.homesecurity.io/scholarship
Tita R. Payan ScholarshipBusiness3.00U.S CitizensJunior or SeniorFull-time$1,000.006/20/2014http://www.utb.edu/em/fa/Documents/Scholarships/1415/14FATRPScholApp.pdf
CoachUp ScholarshipStudent AthletesN/AN/AHS Senior or attending collegeN/A$2,500.005/6/2014http://scholarship.coachup.com
TADC Urban Scholarship FundAllN/AU.S. Citizens or Permanent ResidentsHS Senior or UndergraduateFull-time$1,000.007/7/2014http://txadc.org/index.php?pr=Scholarships
Cameron County Mental Health Task Force ScholarshipPsychology, Sociology, Social Work, Rehabilitative Services, Nursing or a degree related to mental health.3.00N/AHigh School SeniorsHalf-time$1,000.004/25/2014http://www.utb.edu/em/fa/Documents/Scholarships/1415/1415CCMHTFScholApp.pdf
Cameron County Mental Health Task Force ScholarshipPsychology, Guidance & Counseling, School Psychology, Special Education, Nursing, Social Work or a degree related to mental health.3.00N/AGraduateHalf-time$1,000.006/1/2014http://www.utb.edu/em/fa/Documents/Scholarships/1415/1415CCMHTFGradScholApp.pdf
NursingTrack.com Nursing School ScholarshipNursingN/AN/AAllN/A$1,000.008/31/2014http://nursingtrack.com/nursing-school-scholarship/
NAHN Nursing ScholarshipNursing3.00N/AAllN/AVaries5/23/2014http://www.nahnnet.org/NAHNScholarships.html
MillerCoors National Scholarship Business & Communication3.00U.S. Citizens or Permanent ResidentsJunior or SeniorFull-time$3,000.005/30/2014http://www.adelantefund.org/#!scholarships/crij
MillerCoors Engineering & Science ScholarshipEngineering & Science3.00U.S. Citizens or Permanent ResidentsJunior or SeniorFull-time$3,000.005/30/2014http://www.adelantefund.org/#!scholarships/crij
Pocketbook-Zookal ScholarshipInterested in EntrepreneurshipN/AN/A18 yrs or olderEnrolled in a university or tertiary course$2,000.005/14/2014https://getpocketbook.com/blog/pocketbook-zookal-scholarship-student-entrepreneurs/
Al's Formal Wear Salute to Education ScholarshipAllN/AN/AHigh School SeniorsN/A$1,000.005/31/2014http://www.alsformalwear.com/scholarships.asp
ProofreadingServices.com Writing ScholarshipsAll3.20N/AAllN/A$100.00 - $500.006/1/2014http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/scholarship
Good Samaritan ScholarsNursingN/ATexas Resident and U.S. Citizen or have a current, valid work permitAllN/AVariesMultiplehttp://www.gsftx.org/nursing-scholarships
JustWalkers.com Mobility Scholarship ProgramAll3.00U.S. Resident or have valid student visaAll students who use a mobility device such as a wheelchair or crutches on a regular basisN/A$1,000.006/30/2014http://justwalkers.com/mobility-scholarship-program
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