Updated: April 7, 2017 (see episd.org
BRADEN ABOUD MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
will award four $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from the El Paso area who have been accepted to a college or university. Information and the scholarship application can be found at www.bradenaboud.com
Deadline: April 15, 2017
HORATIO ALGER NATIONAL CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARHIP PROGRAM will award up to $2,500 to those wanting to pursue a career in technical education. Applicant must be a United Sates citizen who can demonstrate a financial need and is Pell Grant eligible. To apply online visit https://application.horatioalger.org
Deadline: June 15, 2017
Extensive information on merit-and need-based scholarships and aid. www.fastweb.com
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TEXAS HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION
will award at total of $10,000 in educational scholarships to four 2017 Texas High School Graduating Seniors who submit the winning poster to be used in the fight against underage drinking.
Deadline: May 25,2017
TILF Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students who participate in UIL academic and music competitions. Applicants must compete at the state level in UIL academic contest AND must plan to attend a Texas college or university. Applications will be accepted via the TILF website (www.tilfoundation.org) from March 1, 2017 to May 12, 2017.
Deadline May 12, 2017
ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INCORPORATED
ELORA BROTHERTON EDUCATION & COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Three $1.000 scholarships will be awarded to female students from schools in the El Paso area. To be considered, the applicant must
have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average, provide two letters of recommendations, an official transcript, a current photo, and a one-
page biographical essay. Please see your counselor for more information.
Deadline: May 1, 2017
RIO GRANDE ELECTRIC CO-OP SCOLARSHIP:
Open to current students whose parents/legal guardians are current members of Rio Grande Electric Cooperative in good standing. A total of 22 scholarships of $1,500 will be awarded. Deadline: April 21, 2017
ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC:Theta Delta Lambda Education Foundation
will award several school seniors. Applicants must be a May or June graduate and have at least a C+ average. Candidates will be judged on academic achievements as well as financial need.
Application Deadline: April 21, 2017.
TEXAS BUILDERS FOUNDATION:
This scholarship is open to Texas high school graduates that enroll for the fall semester in a Texas school and pursue a building trade
certification; construction science, management, engineering or related degree and plan to enter the construction workforce
upon graduation.For more information, please visit TexasBuildersFoundation.org
Application Deadline: April 28, 2017.
UTEP BUILDing SCHOLARS:
UTEP BUILDing SCHOLARS seeks students interested in biomedical, social, behavioral and health sciences well as biomedical engineering. Students receive free tuition for up to four years and monthly stipend of over $700/month for freshman/sophomores and $1,000/month for juniors/seniors. More information can be found at www.buildingscholars.utep.edu
MOUNT FRANKLIN KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP:
The El Paso Community Foundation has awarded a $1,000 scholarship grant to Franklin High School. The scholarship is for those who plan to attend a 4-year university or college, preferably UTEP or NMSU, have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher, and are in financial need. Please turn in completed application to Mrs. LaFleur in the counseling center.
Application Deadline: APRIL 28, 2017
TEXAS ARMED SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP:
This program will give students the opportunity to receive a scholarship of up to $7,000 for the 2016-2017 academic year in exchange for participation in a college Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program and a four-year commitment to either the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air Force National Guard, or as a commissioned officer in any branch of the Armed Services of the United States.
Application Deadline: April 14, 2017
El PASO SERGEANTS MAJOR ASSOCIATION:
Scholarship Grant Competition Applicant must be the dependent of an active duty or retired enlisted (any U.S. military branch) residing in El Paso or surrounding communities with a GPA of 3.0 and higher. Persons interested in applying must send a self-addressed envelope
To: P.O. Box 6103
Fort Bliss, Texas 79906
and an application form with a letter detailing the requirements will be sent to begin the application process. Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
Ozarka Natural Spring Water “EVERY DROP COUNTS” Earth Science Scholarship:
Candidates must have plans to pursue higher education in theEarth/Environmental Sciences at an accredited four-year college or university, have a 3.0 or above grade point average, and a United States citizen and a Texas resident.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 26, 1017
ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship:
Applicants must include evidence of the applicant’s academic achievement in high school, leadership skills or community service in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and a commitment to pursue a career in a STEM field.
For questions, visit www.cgcs.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE April 10, 2017
Ayn Rand Essay Contest
Students compete for this award by writing an essay on one of three Topics related to Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead or Atlas Shrugged. The first place winner receives a grand prize of $10,000. Runners-up also receive prizes; a total of $43,250 is given out annually. ·The competition is open to students in grades 11-12.·The submission deadline is April 26, 2017.·Submit Essay to: www.essaycontest.anyrandnovels.org
Jackie Robinson's Foundation Scholarship Program
Applicants to this need-based scholarship are judged on leadership skills and commitment to community service. To be considered ligible, you must identify as a minority student. As many as 60 new Scholarships are awarded annually; the scholarships are 4-year awards, and recipients can receive as much as $7,500 per year.· This scholarship is open to minority high school seniors.· The application typically opens in November. The submission deadline is typically in February.· Apply here:https://www.jackierobinson.org/“I Matter" Scholarship.
Website Address: http://www.RuVilla.com/scholarships ·
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017· Number of Awards: 50·
Maximum Amount: $5,000· Scholarship Description: The VILLA "I Matter" Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to graduating seniors enrolling in an accredited undergraduate program in the fall. The recipients of this scholarship are selected based on the applicant's demonstrated academic achievement, community service involvement, verbal communication skills, resume, and reference letter.