Paradise High School Counselor


Scholarships with Deadlines

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholars Scholarship Program - Application and complete information. Deadline February 28, 2019.

The Chairman Tommy Taylor Memorial Scholarship - $2,500 For a student majoring in an energy-related field of study. Deadline March 1, 2019. Application form and instructions.

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.

Lockheed Martin STEM scholarships - Lockheed Martin is awarding 200 renewable scholarships of $10,00 each. Awards are open to individuals studying eligible engineering or computer science majors, who demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities. Application and more information. Deadline: March 12, 2019.

WC Foundation Scholarships - Weatherford College has opened its online scholarship application system for 2019-20 academic year scholarships provided by the WC Foundation. Deadline is March 25, 2019. More information.

The Zackery S. Loney Memorial Scholarship - Based on Academic Achievement + Citizenship + Character + Financial Need. Deadline March 29, 2019. Application and details.

Wise Health System Auxiliary scholarship - Seven $1,000 scholarships for students who will pursue a career in the medical or health related field and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Application will be available on Friday, February 15, 2019. Apply online. Deadline Monday, April 1, 2019.

Jim Frank Hornback Scholarship - $2,000. For students who plan on majoring in agriculture at a Texas College or University. Application online. Deadline Monday, April 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.

Texas Women in Public Finance scholarship - For females planning a career in finance. Application form (Microsoft Word Document). Deadline Friday, April 5, 2019.

Dr. Pepper Scholarship - Deadline is April 5, 2019. Application and information.

PISD Future Educators Scholarship - Deadline is April 5, 2019. Application and information.

Olivia Murphy Memorial Scholarship - Open to all PHS seniors. Deadline May 1, 2019. Application form.

Nick Rhodes Memorial Scholarship - Open to all seniors. Deadline May 1. Application form.

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.