Paradise High School Counselor


Scholarships with Deadlines Wealth Wise Scholarship - $1,000 The award will be based on academic merit and submission of a short essay titled How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved. Application and details. Deadline: December 31, 2018.

Profiles in Courage Essay Contest - First-place prize $10,000. Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK's birth. Contest information. Deadline January 18, 2019.

Wise Electric Cooperative Scholarship - Win a trip to Washington DC and scholarship money for college. Details and application online. Deadline January 25, 2019.

Texas Student Housing Scholarship 2019-2020 - More than $515,000 awarded. This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton TX who have NOT signed off-campus housing leases. Application and additional information. Deadline January 31, 2019.

Republican Women of Greater North Texas Scholarship - for senior girls. Four different scholarships $1,500 - $2,000 each. Information and application online. Deadline February 1, 2019

Texas Farm Bureau Scholarships - Several scholarships are available. Applications and details. Deadlines - March 1, 2019.

Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship - Fifty scholarships for $1,500 each. For students seeking a 2-year or 4-year degree. Application and information. Deadline March 1, 2019.

Wise County Farm Bureau R A Pinkerton, Jr. Memorial Scholarship - For students pursuing an agricultural or life science major. Application and information Deadline April 1, 2019.

Pinnacle Peak Recovery Scholarship - A $500 essay scholarship. Applicants write an essay explaining how they plan on fighting issues surrounding substance abuse and addiction. Examples may include: future career path, volunteering for a related cause, helping someone they love seek treatment, or even how they have overcome their own personal battles. Any student 18 or over is qualified to enter. Deadline: June 30, 2019. Application information.

Denver Recovery Center Scholarship - A $500 essay scholarship. Deadline, June 30, 2019. Apply online. Financial Futures Scholarship - is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to future and current college students majoring in Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management, and others preparing for a career in the personal finance industry. Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay. The scholarship award amount is $1,000. Deadline is July 31 of each year. Application details.

The Charles Butt Scholarship - Part of the Raising Texas Teachers Initiative. One hundred scholarships worth $8,000 per year for up to four years. For aspiring teachers. Information and application. Deadlines vary by institution.

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. - Largest Collection of Scholarships on the Web. See their website for more information.

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.