Paradise High School Counselor


Scholarships with Deadlines

Paradise Buyers Association Scholarship - Application form and instructions. Deadline April 25, 2018.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund - $500 to $5,000. Deadline April 26, 2018. Apply online.

Paradise Athletic Booster Club scholarship - Awarded to athletes who have been involved in the athletic program at Paradise High School for the past two years. Applicants must have participated in at least two sports his/her junior and senior year at PHS. Application form. Deadline April 27, 2018.

Stacey Webb Memorial scholarship - Open to all Paradise High School seniors. Amount $500. Application form. Deadline April 27, 2018.

Cross Timbers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation - Three scholarships of at least $1,000 each are open to graduating seniors of Wise County who will be attending a college or trade school in the Fall of 2018. Application form. Deadline Friday, April 30, 2018.

Roy W. Young Memorial scholarship - $5,000. For students pursuing a field of study in Agriculture. Application form. Deadline April 30, 2018.

Nick Rhodes Memorial Scholarship - $1,500. Seniors enrolling in a trade or technical training school will be given first consideration, but others may apply as well. Deadline May 1, 2018. Application form.

Paradise PTO Scholarship - Several $500-$1000 scholarships will be offered to graduating Paradise High School seniors. Completed application form should be turned in to Mrs. Kronenberger's office by May 1, 2018. Application form.

J. D. Reeves Scholarshipship - Only Paradise High School seniors may apply. Given by Paradise Church of Christ, Paradise First Baptist Church, Paradise First Christian Church, and Paradise Methodist Church. Return to Mrs. Kronenberger by May 4, 2018. Application form and instructions.

Wise County Art Association Youth Art Show - Three $1500 scholarships. Details are here. Registration is May 4, 2018, art show is Saturday, May 5, 2018.

The Texas Interscholastic League Foundation scholarship - More than $1 million in scholarships each year. For students who compete at the state level in a UIL academic contest and plan to attend a Texas college. Apply online. Deadline May 11, 2018.

Grow Texas Scholarships - Several scholarships are awarded. Most are for $1,000. Applicant must be a high school senior or returning college studentmajoring in horticulture, business or related field, have a sincere intent to enter or be involved in the horticulture industry, and attend an accredited Texas school for the period covered by the scholarship. Apply online. Deadline May 15, 2018.

The Horatio Alger scholarship - 1,020 scholarships awarded this year with a maximum award amount of $2,500. Information flyer | Apply online. Deadline June 15, 2018. scholarship - One $1,000 scholarship for a student pursuing LPN / LVN, ADN, or BSN nursing credentials. Apply online. Deadline August 31, 2018.

Central Intelligence Agency Undergraduate Scholarship Program – If selected, you will be given an annual salary; a benefits package, and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees, books and supplies. Students participating in this program complete work sessions during each summer break, increasing your knowledge and job responsibilities while assisting intelligence professionals and applying your academic skills. Deadline: October 15, 2018. Apply online.

Scholarships with No Deadlines

The American Legion – Several scholarships. Baseball, Scouting, Junior Shooting Sports, Oratorical, and more. Details on their website.

The Christian Connector-Source for $150 million in scholarships to Christian Colleges. Automatic entry for $2,500 scholarship drawing.

College Board Scholarship Partners and Programs

College Bound Network-College and University Search

Fastweb-Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Colleges

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program - Honoring the legacy of President Ronald Reagan, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Links to several other scholarship programs are also available on this page. Apply online.

Hazlewood Act (Texas Veterans Commission) - The Hazlewood Act provides qualified Veterans, spouses, and children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition and fee exemptions at state supported colleges or universities.

"Just Poetry" scholarships - The Easterday Poetry Award of a $500.00 college scholarship will be awarded to the American High School Poets "Poet of the Year". In addition there will be 4 "Best of Issue" Winners ($500 scholarship prize, 1 selected each quarter) and 4 Editor's Choice Selections ($100 scholarship prize, 1 selected each quarter). There will also be hundreds of "JUST POETRY" and Topical Winners. Four deadlines per year. Apply online.

McKnight Scholarship at Oklahoma State University – A full tuition waiver for all four years, plus $5000 for each of the first two years at OSU. FFA, 4-H, and American Quarter Horse Youth Assoc. Involvement, along with other activities are used to help identify students for this award. For more information contact Cassi Rash at (806) 323-9917 or email

Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program - Information online. Apply here... for Scholarships-Find Money for College.

Society of Petroleum Engineers Scholarships – Several scholarships for Petroleum Engineering students are listed at their website.

Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program – Up to $10,000. Requires that student be enrolled in an ROTC program at college. Purpose: To encourage students to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, U.S. Coast Guard or U.S. Merchant Marine. Fact sheet in Counselor's office. Additional information online. No deadline given.

Texas Department of Transportation Conditional Grant Program. The Conditional Grant Program is available to eligible students pursuing a degree in civil engineering or a department approved operational business discipline.

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarships – Applicants must be participants in the UIL Academic State Meet, or an Outstanding TSSEC Soloist. Application online. Deadlines vary and may be found on the website

Tuition Funding Sources – Posts a new scholarship every day.

Universal Technical Institute – Check out this page to find a long list of scholarships available for students who want to prepare for a career in one of these fields: automotive, collision repair, diesel, marine, motorcycle, NASCAR, CNC machining, and welding. Application online. Deadlines vary for each scholarship.

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest - $1,000 awarded every month. Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt.

Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter online.

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund - has links to several scholarships for graduating high school seniors. Once you begin filling out the online application, the site automatically tells you which scholarship programs you qualify for. A list of HSF scholarships is also available in the scholarship drawer in the Counselor's Office.

Don't forget that universities and colleges offer many on-site scholarships for their students. Access specific university web-sites to find out what they have to offer.