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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! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

QuestBridge College Match Program

The QuestBridge College Match was created to fund complete scholarships to lower-income students so they can attend a variety of top schools. The students must show a high level of academic merit to be eligible.

Total: $47000 Awards:  204
Deadline:  September 27
2018

Community College Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are enrolled full-time at a public community, junior or city college. Students must submit three short essays addressing the questions provided in the scholarship application.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 29
2018

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Unigo Shout It Out Scholarship 2018

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 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors in Texas who demonstrate unique life experiences, passion, and entrepreneurial inclinations.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Hertz Fellowship

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is available to graduate students majoring in physical sciences at select partner universities of the foundation. The list of eligible schools can be found at www.hertzfoundation.org/dx/Fellowships/Guidelines/Schools.aspx. All applicants are evaluated on merit only.

Total: $33000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  October 24
2018

Horatio Alger Ebby Halliday Texas Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Texas.

Total: $2000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Horatio Alger Ronald C. Waranch Scholarship Program (Texas)

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Georgia.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 25
2018

National Rice Month Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas who submit a video demonstrating the benefits of rice agriculture in the United States.

Total: $4000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 2018

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Texas Occupational Therapy Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and/or graduate students who are residents of Texas and who are currently attending a college/university in Texas. Students must be members of both the Texas Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Harvey Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. and international Christian graduate students. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and commitment to Christian values.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 1
2018