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It may be the Lone Star State, but students residing in Texas shouldn’t feel alone in their quest for scholarship dollars. In fact, there are hundreds of opportunities to earn scholarships just for living and studying in Texas. While most will remember the Alamo or call on Houston for any space travel problems, Texas is also well known for its state colleges and Universities, such as: Texas A&M, Texas Tech, the University of Texas at Austin (UT), and Rice University. If you’re a student looking to attend a school in your home state of Texas, you could go big and add to your college savings, too. Check out this directory of scholarships for students in Texas, and apply online today!

Texas History Essay Contest

This award is for U.S. high school seniors. Applicants must submit an essay reflecting an awareness of Texas history and exploring its relevance to the building of Texas.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship

This scholarship is available for a Texas high school senior who is a member or the child of a member of a local union that is affiliated with the Texas AFL-CIO and the local Central Labor Council.

Total: $1000 Awards:  30
Deadline:  January 31
2020

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Transfer Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are planning to transfer to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The student must not be a resident of Louisiana and must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Incoming Freshmen Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. students who have been admitted to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as incoming freshmen (12 or fewer college credits) and are not residents of Louisiana. The student must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT composite of 23 or higher or an SAT composite score of 1050 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

I Have a Dream Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program - Undergraduate Students

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are enrolled at an HBCU (Historically Black College/University) pursuing an undergraduate degree in the sciences with the intention of pursuing that discipline as a career. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1875 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 31
2020

James M. & Erma T. Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program - High School Seniors

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who plan to attend an HBCU (Historically Black College/University) and have a career in the sciences. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an ACT score of 21 or higher or an SAT score of 1150 or higher.

Total: $1875 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Carol Murphy Memorial Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are 25 years of age or older and residents of Indiana, Missouri, and Texas. Students must major in business or education, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Jerry Harvey Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Texas. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1300 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

InspirASIAN Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are currently enrolled as high school seniors. Students must have made a contribution to the Asian/Pacific American community and reside in one of the nine states or regions with an active Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) chapter.

Total: $2000 Awards:  38
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Edward S. Roth Manufacturing Engineering Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international undergraduate and/or graduate students who plan to attend or are currently attending certain ABET-accredited institutions. A list of eligible institutions can be found at www.sme.org/cgi-bin/smeefhtml.pl?/foundation/scholarships/fsfroth.html&&&SEF&. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 1
2020

TAMU Shibata International Memorial Scholarship

International students who are currently enrolled full time at Texas A&M University are eligible for this award. An eligible applicant must have demonstrated high academic standards, and have a curiosity and openness to people and traditions of other countries. In addition, the student must be actively involved in organizations other than international ones.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 1
2020