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Abilene Christian University National Hispanic Recognition Award: Must be named National Hispanic Recognition Award recipient; receive up to $6,000/year for 4 years; provide National Hispanic Recognition Award certificate to admissions office by March 1

Cultures of ACU Scholarship: Competitive scholarship for any ethnicity who demonstrates a diverse perspective and experience that promotes culture and diversity of ACU; complete application by March 1

HLC/ACU Partnership Scholarship: An award for Hispanic students currently attending a school in the Region 14 Education Center; selected by Hispanic Leadership Council Scholarship Committee of Abilene; complete and submit application by March 30
3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Angelo State University Carr Scholarship: Application is included with admissions application. Scholarship is awarded based on high school GPA and standardized test scores. Students may apply for scholarship up until the first day of class

Degree-Specific Scholarships: Availability, criteria, and deadlines varies depending on department, contact admissions to find out what you qualify for

General ASU Scholarships: General scholarships awarded based on completion of the general scholarship application by March 15; awards given out based on availability and academic excellence criteria
3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Austin College General Academic Scholarships: No additional application necessary; awarded based on merit

John D. Moseley Alumni Scholarship: Must be nominated by Austin College graduate for consideration

National Hispanic Institute Scholarships: Awarded to graduates of the National Hispanic Institute who excel in classroom and community; must apply for admission by January 15
1/1/2017 5/1/2017 Learn More
Baylor University Carr P. Collins Scholarship: Students who rank in the top quarter of their graduating class, minimum 1310 SAT/28 ACT, completed a balanced college prep program, and a Texas resident; must submit scholarship application, handwritten essay, and nomination from a teacher by January 31

Baptist Scholarships: 7 scholarships available for active members in the Baptist church, those interested in pursuing a career in the church, or whose parent is a minister or missionary

Regent's Gold Scholarship: amounts vary depending only on SAT/ACT scores
1/31/2017 4/1/2017 Learn More
Concordia University Texas President's Scholarship: To qualify students must have a 3.8 high school GPA and 27 ACT/1210 SAT

Leadership Scholarship: 3.5 GPA and 26 ACT/1170 SAT

Luther Scholarship: 3.25 GPA and 23 ACT/1060 SAT

Walther Scholarship: 3.0 GPA and 22 ACT/1020 SAT
3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Dallas Baptist University BGCT Mary Hill Davis Minority Scholarship: Grants to help worthy and capable young people from and ethnic/minority background receive a Christian education

Rodney F. Shelton Scholarships: Awarded by the Dean of the College of Education; apply through the Dean's office; recipients may be asked to assist the Dean on projects geared at enhancing the student's educational program

Academic Honors Scholarship: 25 ACT/1150 SAT (Critical Reading and Math) to be considered for varying amounts of awards
3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Houston Baptist University Founder's Scholarship: Top 5% of graduating class and 1170 SAT/26 ACT; top 10% and 1250 SAT/28 ACT; top 15% and 1330 SAT/30 ACT

Eta Sigma Alpha, National Home School Honor Society Scholarship: Must be home school student with 1800 SAT/26 ACT/180 PSAT to qualify

Christian Forensics Scholarship: Must have a top ten placement Team Policy or Lincoln-Douglas debate at an NCFCA national tournament
3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Huston-Tillotson University Edward Elliot Scholarship: Awarded to a worthy and needy African-American student majoring in Chemistry

Jones, Jesse H. & Mary Gibbs (Houston Endowment Inc.): Must be from a Houston area high school and be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours every semester

Dessie and Chester York Scholarship: Awarded to an incoming freshman active in community and service organizations; must be a Texas resident
5/19/2017 6/1/2017 Learn More
Lamar University Mirabeau Scholars Program: Students must be first-time college freshmen, with a minimum SAT score of 1250 (math and critical reading) or a minimum ACT score of 28. Students must also submit a letter of interest, along with a resume, and three letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted by December 15

Smith-Hutson Scholarship Program: Students must fill out and turn in the Smith-Hutson Scholarship Application form, along with their high school transcript, financial need need documentation including requested tax information, an essay outlining career goals, and two letters of recommendation
1/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
LeTourneau University Presidential/Dean's/Founder's Scholarships: Awarded based on GPA and SAT/ACT scores

Future of East Texas Grant: Must have a qualifying East Texas address, enroll in an eligible major, live on campus, and submit a brief essay

National Hispanic Scholarship: Awarded to incoming freshman recognized as National Hispanic Recognition Program finalists
5/1/2017 6/30/2017 Learn More
McMurry University Fine Arts Award (Band, Art, Choir, Theater): Audition or portfolio review, and program participation required

Minister Dependent Award: Dependent of an Active United Methodist Minister

Methodist Grant: Documented member of United Methodist Church, need based - FAFSA required
7/15/2017 6/30/2017 Learn More
Midwestern State University Freshmen Academic Scholarships: Students admitted to MSU by April 1 are automatically considered for 5 varying levels of scholarship based on SAT/ACT scores

MSU Redwine Honors Program: Students wishing to excel academically that have been admitted to MSU have the ability to apply to this program that helps talented students excel academically; deadline for application January 15

W.P. and Ann Howle Scholarship: Available for application to students admitted to MSU and preference is given to those engaged or with family ties to building trade/construction industries; separate application required; letter of recommendation required; deadline June 1
3/1/2017 6/30/2017 Learn More
Our Lady of the Lake University Endowed Scholarships: Range of criteria and applications vary, but all deadlines are May 2

Office of Admission Scholarships: Based on GPA and SAT/ACT scores; range of award sizes depending

Honors Scholarship: For students who are accepted into the OLLU Honors Program
5/2/2017 5/1/2017 Learn More
Prairie View A&M University Class/Endowed/Alumni Association Scholarships: Numerous scholarships available by completing one general scholarship application 3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Sam Houston State University Institutional Scholarships: Wide range of scholarships available through general scholarship application and awards will be made based on merit and need as well as further qualifications depending on specific scholarships 11/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Schreiner University Freshmen Merit Aid: Is set when the student enters Schreiner and they have the ability to maintain that aid for 4 years

Liberal Arts Dean's Scholarship: The Dean of the School of Liberal Arts will give away $10,000 to deserving students pursuing a degree in that school; criteria varies year to year

Science and Math Dean's Scholarship: The Dean of the School of Science and Math will give away $10,000 to deserving students pursuing a degree in that school; criteria varies year to year
2/1/2017 3/1/2017 Learn More
Southern Methodist Unversity Second Century Scholars: Merit based scholarship awarded based on comprehensive look at application for admission

President's Scholar Award: Competitive merit based scholarship awarded to entering freshmen based on comprehensive evaluation of applications for admission

The Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt Leadership Scholars Program: Awarded to entering freshman who have demonstrated leadership and academic achievement throughout high school; must complete Hunt Leadership Scholars application available upon admission
1/15/2017 1/15/2017 Learn More
Southwestern University First-Year Student Merit Scholarships: Award amount based on academic excellence on application for admission

Fine Arts Scholarships and Performance Grants: Awards available for vocal/instrumental music, theatre, and art; audition or portfolio review is required
3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
St. Edward's University President's Excellence/President's Merit/Dean's Excellence Scholarships: Award amount based on high school class rank and SAT/ACT scores from application for admission

Sorin Award: Must graduate from a Holy Cross high school and meet the February 1 priority deadline

Moreau Scholarship: Must graduate from a Holy Cross high school, be in the top 10% of the graduating class, 1250 SAT/28 ACT, and have significant leadership and community service experience; requires a separate application available online
2/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
St. Mary's University Academic Scholarships: Awarded at time of admission based on grades and SAT/ACT; complete application for admission by January 15

Alumni Scholarship: Added to existing academic award to equal full tuition; recommendation by an alumnus is required for consideration and once recommendation is received the student will be considered

Marianist Leadership Program: Students committed to educational and experiental opportunities focused on faith and leadership are selected for this program from applicant pool
1/15/2017 2/15/2017 Learn More
Stephen F. Austin State University University Regents Scholarship: Students must be a new incoming freshman, sophomore, or junior-level student who have not previously attended SFASU. Entering freshman must be in the top 15% of their high school graduating class, or have an SAT combined verbal and quantitative score of at least 1220, or have an ACT composite score of at least 27

The Academic Excellence Scholarship: Students must have ranked in the top 10 percent of graduating class, or ranked in the topquarter of graduating class and earned a minimumscore of 1100 on the SAT Reasoning Test (reading and math) or a 24 on the ACT
2/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Sul Ross State University President's Endowed University Scholars Program: Students must be incoming freshmen, and have a minimum score of either a 25 on the ACT or a 1150 on the SAT. Students must also submit references and an essay, and must be a member of the Sul Ross Honors program.

Freshman Leadership Program Scholarship: Students must be incoming freshmen, and submit references and an essay.
2/15/2017 3/1/2017 Learn More
Tarleton State University Academic Awards: Award amount based on high school class rank and SAT/ACT scores; online general scholarship application

Leadership Awards: Students who demonstrate leadership skills and have excellent academics and test scores; online general scholarship application

Need-Based Awards: Preference is given to first-generation students; must fill out FAFSA and demonstrate financial need; online general scholarship application
2/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M International University Presidential/Academic Excellence/Blue & Gold Scholarships: Available to all admitted freshmen; automatically considered for varying amounts of award based on SAT/ACT scores

Mane Freshmen Achievement Scholarships: Freshmen admitted by June 1 are reviewed for Mane scholarships; awards range in size based on number of credit hours earned and GPA in dual credit coursework
1/31/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University Academic Endowed Scholarships: 9+ scholarships based on academics and test scores; requirements vary across scholarships; must complete scholarship application on ApplyTexas by December 1

Scholarship Programs: 7 scholarship programs students are eligible for based ona variety of criteria and can be considered for by completing the scholarship application on ApplyTexas and filling out the FAFSA

Scholarships for Texas Residents: 3 scholarships available to Texas residents who fill out the scholarships application on ApplyTexas and demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA
12/1/2016 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University - Commerce Presidential/Academic Excellence/Blue & Gold Scholarships: Available to all admitted freshmen; automatically considered for varying amounts of award based on SAT/ACT scores

Mane Freshmen Achievement Scholarships: Freshmen admitted by June 1 are reviewed for Mane scholarships; awards range in size based on number of credit hours earned and GPA in dual credit coursework
3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi All incoming freshmen scholarships are applied for through ApplyTexas.

To be eligible for award, students must have one of the following three: a composite SAT score of at least 1220, and ACT score of at least 25, or belong to the top 15% of their graduating class.
12/1/2016 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University - Kingsville Presidential Scholarship: Offered to incoming freshmen with varying amounts based on high school class rank and SAT/ACT scores; online application required

General Scholarships: Many of these scholarships are need-based and come from the Office of Financial Aid; online application required

Departmental Scholarships: The availability, competitiveness, and size of these awards vary across departments; criteria generally includes academic major, academic achievement, and financial need; online application required
Merit-Based:
12/15/2016

All Others 4/1/2017
3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University - San Antonio Amigo Scholarship: Must be enrolled half-time, demonstrate financial need and maintain a 2.5 GPA; application through general scholarship application available online

AT&T Scholarship: Must be a first-time freshmen who demonstrates financial need and completes the general scholarship application

HOPE Scholarship: Must be a San Antonio resident (or adjacent counties) enrolled full-time with community service involvement and one letter of recommendation to accompany the general scholarship application
3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University - Texarkana Students are eligible for scholarship consideration by completing the application for admission by February 1. The following scholarships are available for incoming students: Presidential, Valedictorian/Salutatorian, Transfer Honors, Eagle Elite 2/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University at Galveston Abe and Peggy Levy Fellowship: Scholarship specific to entering freshmen at TAMUG; must be a Texas resident and show satisfactory high school academics and test scores; application available through online

Scholarships for Entering Freshmen: Application for scholarship consideration to be completed with application for admission on ApplyTexas
12/1/2016 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas Christian University Chancellor's/Dean's/Faculty/TCU/Founder's: All academic based scholarships; recipients selected based on application for admission 2/15/2017 2/15/2017 Learn More
Texas Lutheran University Freshmen Academic Scholarships: Based on high school academic performance and SAT/ACT scores on application for admission

PACE/Presidential/Academic Excellence/Heritage Scholarships: These academic scholarships are awarded based on high school academic performance and SAT/ACT scores. Scholarships are renewable for up to an additional three years provided the student maintains a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA at TLU. These scholarships are awarded based on full-time, undergraduate enrollment
3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas Southern University First-Time Freshmen Scholarships: Available for application after admission to TSU 3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas State University Assured: automatically awarded to students that graduated in the top 25% with academics and SAT/ACT that fit the requirements

Competitive: 12 competitive scholarships available for freshman applicants through ApplyTexas

Terry Foundation Scholarship (Eligibility Requirements: based on exceptional scholastic and leadership, FAFSA submitted by March 15, US citizen and Texas resident, graduate from a TX high school or equivalent, live on campus for first year as a part of Terry scholar community)
12/15/2016 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas Tech University Freshman Presidential Scholarships: By completing the scholarship application on ApplyTexas by February 1 students become eligible to receive a range of awards under the Freshman Presidential Scholarship program based on class rank and test scores 2/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas Wesleyan University Eunice and James L. West Scholarship: Four-year full tuition, general and tech fees; minimum 3.8 GPA, U.S. citizen, preferred business major, 1200 SAT/27 ACT; application automatically completed with application for admission

Ella C. McFadden Scholarship: Students with a minimum 3.8 GPA and 1200 SAT/27 ACT; application completed with application for admission

President's/Dean's/University/Ram Scholarships: Awards based on GPA and SAT/ACT scores submitted with application for admission
3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas Woman's University Terry Foundation Scholarships: Record of leadership in school and/or community, leadership potential and character, scholastic record and ability, demonstrate financial need, acceptance as full-time student at TWU, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

New Freshman Student Scholarship: Students with less than 13 college credit hours may apply, awarded based on high school GPA, class rank and SAT/ACT TWU

Presidential Scholarship: Full tuition and fees paid for Valedictorians or Salutatorians at an accredited high school

Chancellor's Endowed Scholarship: Recipients chosen from among scholarship applicant pool
1/18/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Trinity University Dean's/President's/Trustees'/Murchison Scholarships: Awarded at the time of admission based on a range of factors including high school academics, test scores, extracurriculars, etc

Baker Duncan Scholarships: Merit based scholarships to recognize talent in art/debate/theatre/music through an application process set up by the respective departments as well as specialized criteria for scholarship renewal, application/audition completed by March 2
3/2/2017 2/15/2017 Learn More
University of Dallas Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship: Applicants must have a parent/grandparent/sibling who is a UD alumni; must attend one of the National Alumni Board meetings to receive the award; must submit an essay depicting the influence their alumni had on their life as well as complete the scholarship application available on the school's website; all materials submitted by June 1

Parish Matching Scholarship: High school seniors awarded a scholarship by any Catholic parish are eligible for this matching program; UD will match the scholarship awarded to the student (pending review by UD) up to $2,000/year; priority deadline is January 15, regular deadline is May 1
3/1/2017 6/30/2017 Learn More
University of Houston Academic Excellence Scholarship: Typically awarded to incoming freshmen who have scored a 1200 on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT or a 25 composite score on ACT, with a class rank in the top 20%

Cullen Leadership Scholarship: Available to students who have been given the Academic Excellence Scholarship. Must be invited to compete for scholarship by the scholarship office
1/31/2017 4/1/2017 Learn More
University of Houston - Clear Lake New Hawk Scholarship: Students must have one of the following: rank in top 15% of high school graduating class, have SAT score of 1100, or have ACT score of 24. Students must also be a Texas resident, and graduated high school in the 2015-2016 academic year

Hawk Advantage Scholarship: Need based scholarship. Must be a Texas resident and graduated high school in the 2015-2016 academic year. Also must have completed FAFSA by March 1st, 2016 and attend 12 hours per fall and spring college semester
3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of Houston - Downtown Lucia La Madrid Cain Endowed Scholarship Fund: Must have 2.7 high school GPA on 4 point scale, be enrolled in 12 or more hours each semester in college

International (Southland) Paper Mill​s Foundation Endowed Scholarship: Must have 2.7 high school GPA on 4 point scale, be enrolled in 12 or more hours each semester in college

Cullen Scholarship: Must have 2.7 high school GPA on 4 point scale, be enrolled in 12 or more hours each semester in college
1/31/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of Houston - Victoria Presidential Scholarship: Students must be in top 15% of graduating class. Requires essay. Also good for students to fill out general scholarship application forms 3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of North Texas UNT Excellence Scholarship: Students must be incoming freshmen that are in the top 50% of their high school graduating class and score at least 1100 on the SAT or 24 on the ACT (written portions excluded)

UNT Meritorious Scholarship for National Merit Finalists: Students must be National Merit Finalists, designate UNT as their number one school of choice with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, complete the FAFSA application, and apply to the University Honors College
3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of North Texas at Dallas Achievement Scholarship: Need 950 SAT or 20 ACT

Jaguar Cornerstone Scholarship: Based on family income

AT&T Early College High School Scholarship: Awarded to early high school graduates in top 50% of class
3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of St. Thomas University Merit Scholarship for New Freshmen: Merit based scholarships with awards depending on high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores; apply through general scholarship application

V.J. Guinan Presidential Scholarship: For incoming freshmen who excel academically and uphold the Catholic mission of the University; must fill out Guinan Scholarship Application on University's website as well as be available for an interview with the selection committee

UST Eagle Scout Scholarship for New Freshmen: Incoming freshmen who have achieved the Eagle Scout rank must forward a one-page letter of interest to the office of admissions that illustrates their Eagle Scout project and leadership skills; applicants must have a high school GPA of 3.0 and 1100 SAT/24 ACT
4/15/2017 4/15/2017 Learn More
University of Texas at Arlington Entering Freshman Scholarships: 6 scholarships based on SAT/ACT and high school class rank or GPA

Designated Scholarships: 8 scholarships available for application by freshmen that vary in requirements

Departmental Scholarships: Availability varies
4/1/2017 4/1/2017 Learn More
University of Texas at Austin General University Scholarships: Complete scholarship section of ApplyTexas application for consideration

Financial Aid-Administered Scholarships: 20 scholarships with requirements that are specific to each

College and Departmental Scholarships: Specific to each college/department in regard to availability and requirements
12/1/2016 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of Texas at Dallas Academic Excellence Scholarship Program: Application is included with University admissions application. Must have applied for admission by February 1st, 2017, and been admitted to the University by March 1st, 2017

The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program: Students must be first time college freshmen and must have a minimun verbal and math SAT score of 1450 or a minimum ACT score of 33
3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of Texas at El Paso Terry Foundation Scholarship: 16 scholarships for a maximum of 8 semesters. Demonstrate strong record of achievement as evidenced by grades, class ranking and standardized test scores. Minimum high school GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or an 85 on a 100 point scale. Demonstrate financial need 1/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of Texas at San Antonio Celia Berwin Memorial Scholarship: Must be an full-time incoming freshman that has 950 SAT/20 ACT; application through general scholarship application

Ann Biggs/Thelma Salazar Scholarship for First-Generation Immigrant Children: Must be a child of first-generation immigrants to the U.S.; must be a full-time student; must show proof of immigration/parent's naturalization/etc. as well as complete general scholarship application

Janey and Dolph Briscoe Scholarship: Must be a full-time incoming freshman in the top 10% of their graduating class with 1200 SAT/27 ACT; application through general scholarship application
12/1/2016 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of Texas at Tyler Regents Scholarship: Students must have an ACT score of 29 or higher or an SAT score of 1360 or higher. Students must also take 12 credit hours per semester and hold a minimum 2.0 GPA to maintain scholarship

Patriot Scholarship: Students must have an ACT score ranging from 26 to 28 or an SAT score ranging from 1260 to 1320. Students must also take 12 credit hours per semester and hold a minimum 2.0 GPA to maintain scholarship

Achievement Scholarship: Students must have an ACT score ranging from 24 to 25 or an SAT score ranging from 1180 to 1220. Students must also take 12 credit hours per semester and hold a minimum 2.0 GPA to maintain scholarship
4/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Scholarship Application available April of 2017 for admitted students: Scholarship amount and availability varies between Schools (Dentistry, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing) 4/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of Texas Permain Basin Presidential and Presidential Plus Scholarship: Students must have graduated in the top 5% of their graduating class and had highly competitive SAT or ACT scores. Students must also have student housing or student housing exemption. Students must also fill out the Scholarship Nomination Form

Freshman Achievement Scholarship: Students must have been in the top 10% of graduating class and have student housing or exemption of student housing. No scholarship application is required. Community service hours may be required

Freshman Merit Scholarship: Students must have been in the top 25% of graduating class and have student housing or exemption of student housing. No scholarship application is required. Community service hours may be required
3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley UTRGV Scholars Program: Renewable for 4 years of undergraduate study/until graduation

UTRGV Housing Scholarship: Renewable for 4 years of undergraduate study/until graduation

Admitted students are competitively selected on first-come-first-serve basis
2/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of the Incarnate Word McCracken Alumni Referral Scholarship (MARS): Must be an incoming full-time freshman and be nominated by a UIW alumnus/a; must be accepted into UIW; must submit form by deadline TBD

Presidential/Dean's/Distinguished Scholar/Achievement Scholarships: Merit based scholarships that are given based on high school GPA and test scores (SAT/ACT)

Catholic High School Scholarship: $2,000 award is offered to any student accepted to UIW that graduated from a Catholic High School
2/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
West Texas A&M University President's Scholarship: Students must have been admitted as a full-time WTAMU incoming freshmen, have a minimum ACT score of 32 or SAT critical reading/math score of 1420 (Old SAT) 1470 (New SAT). Students must also have been in top 5% of high school graduating class

Provost's Scholarship: Must have been admitted as a full-time WTAMU incoming freshmen, have a minimum ACT score of 28 or SAT Critical Reading/Math score of 1270 (Old SAT) 1330 (New SAT). Students must also have been in top 7% of high school graduating class

Honor Scholarship: Must have been admitted as a full-time WTAMU incoming freshmen, have a minimum ACT score of 26 or SAT Critical Reading/Math score of 1200 (Old SAT) 1270 (New SAT). Students must also have been in top 12% of high school graduating class
2/1/2017 3/1/2017 Learn More