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Scholarship Opportunities: 
Please check the following links for Scholarships available for the 2021-2022 school year.  If a scholarship is red, then I am still waiting on updated information for this year.  However, you can still look at what the scholarship is, what is needed, and when the due date would be based on last year's information.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid - opens in October.  The sooner you apply, the more likely you are to receive grants and scholarship opportunities.

FastWeb  - a link to a variety of scholarships

College Station ISD Education Foundation Scholarships - open only to CSISD students

Gloria S. Sale/Bryan Coca-Cola Educational Trust Scholarship Application  - Scholarships will most likely be due March 25, 2022 to Ms. Rath.  Once I get the updated application, I will post it.

Coca Cola Scholars Program Scholarship - initial application due November 1

Ron Brown Scholar Program - RBSP competitively awards 45 – 50 four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.   Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline.


VFW Youth Scholarships - Voice of Democracy Program - Due by Midnight, October 31. This is an audio-essay program that provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay.  The national first place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship, but other scholarships given range from $1,000 - $16,000.

American Legion Legacy Scholarship - Provides college funding to children of post-9/11 veterans who died on active duty, or those who have a combined VA disability rating of 50% or greater.  Apply January 1 to April 15.

Scholarships by ACT Score  - A list of scholarships available based on a student's ACT score.

Quest Bridge

Marine Corps Scholarships - 21-22 is closed.  AY22-23 will open on January 1, 2022.

Wellborn Lions Club Scholarship - Open only to students attending CSISD.  Applications are due to Ms. Rath by March 10, 2022.  Does require letters of recommendation from 2 teachers and a narrative essay about your community service and how it has impacted you.

Unigo Scholarship Opportunities - offers a variety of scholarships to apply for once you create your Unigo account.  Scholarships range from $500 - $50000. Some scholarships require no essay and others require a short (200-400 words) essay over a fun topic.  For example, if you were to be alive during a zombie apocalypse, how would you survive?

Cirkled In Scholarships  - Allows students to build a portfolio to connect with colleges and apply for scholarhips.

College Board Opportunity Scholarships - Allows students to apply for scholarships via their College Board account.

Jackie Robinson Scholarship - Application opens September 1, 2021 and is due January 12, 2022.

Nina Heard Astin Scholarship - Application opens December 9, 2021 and closes February 17, 2022.

Doris Floyd Thomas Scholarship - Application opens December 9, 2021 and closes February 17, 2022.
 
Arts Council Scholarships - The Arts Council of Brazos Valley awards multiple scholarships each year to deserving young artists in the Brazos Valley. 

Hispanic Forum Scholarships - Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Bryan or College Station high school.  Requires a minimum of one letter of recommendation.  Applications are due by March 31, 2022. 

Bluebonnet Quilt Guild Scholarship (requires photos/copies of artwork) - applications due usually mid-March.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - LaVillita Chapter Scholarship -$1,000 scholarship.  Applicant may be male or female.  Must give proof of US Citizenship. Applications due April 8, 2022. Click on link above for the guidelines.  Click below for the application.
       DAR Scholarship Application


NAACP Charles Washington Scholarship - Open to seniors in Bryan and College Station.  Application should be 

Scholarships for Women

RWP Education Foundation Scholarship - Application

RWP Education Foundation Scholarship - Agreement

DAR Scholarships - Applications are open from November 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022.

HEB UIL Scholarship - Community service scholarship for students who have participated in a UIL event.  Application deadline is January 28, 2022.  Requirements are minimum 3.3 GPA,  documentation of community service hours, letter of recommendation, and short essay on "What does Community mean to you?"

Lions Club Diabetes Awareness Essay Contest - Deadline 12/13/21 to the College Station Noon Lions Club.  (Disregard April deadline on the site - this is the state deadline.  Local deadline is Dec. 13.)

Lions Club Drug Awareness Speech Contest - Deadline 12/13/21 to the College Station Noon Lions Club.  (Disregard April deadline on the site - this is the state deadline.  Local deadline is Dec. 13.)

Lions Club Outstanding Youth Award - Deadline 12/13/21 to the College Station Noon Lions Club.  Requires essay and 3 letters of recommendation.  (Disregard April deadline on the site - this is the state deadline.  Local deadline is Dec. 13.)

Award: (1) $1,500 scholarship
Deadline: August 1, 2022

College Station ISD Education Foundation Scholarships - Deadline is March 1, 2022.  Multiple scholarships are available for both academic colleges and vocational schools.  Only students enrolled in CSISD schools are eligible.   

P
B&J Scholarship - The PB&J Scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but still have the drive to succeed.  There is no GPA requirement for this scholarship is meant to be inclusive.  Deadline:  May 31, 2022

CSISD PTO Scholarship  - Each CSISD school's PTO will be awarding a scholarship to a senior who attended that school for at least 2 years.  A student may apply for a scholarship for each campus for which they meet this requirement.  Deadline is March 11, 2022.  Please see below for a second opportunity to apply for the CVHS PTO Scholarship.

George H.W. Bush High School Public Service Scholarship - Recognizes high school seniors in the Bryan-College Station school districts based on academic excellence and community service.  Each recipient receives a $3000 scholarship and their high school receives a grant of $2500 for education purposes.  Applications are due to Ms. Rath by March 28.  Requires 3.5 GPA, letter of recommendation, and school and community involvement.

Garden Club Scholarship - $1500 scholarship awarded to a student living in District V (Brazos County and 28 surrounding counties) with a 3.0 GPA or better who will be a freshman or sophomore in college next fall.  If you have an interest in horticulture or a related field, please apply.  Applicants will need an endorsement letter from the A&M Garden Club.  If you would like to apply for this, please see Ms. Rath regarding the endorsement letter.  Applications are due before March 1.

Brazos Valley Blessings Scholarship Program  - 
Brazos Valley Blessings has announced its 1st Annual Senior Scholarship to be awarded to a graduate of December 2021 or May 2022.  You need to complete the application and writing prompts by March 14, 2022.  Funds from this scholarship can be used  towards trade schools, college expenses or investments towards future business costs.

The Bauer Family Estate Educational Scholarship - made possible by the Salvation Army of Brazos County.  Application deadline is May 1st.  Applicants need to complete 15 hours of volunteer service with the Salvation Army, complete a budget worksheet to show need, complete the application and submit with letters of recommendation before the May 1st deadline.  
Bauer Family Estate Educational Scholarship Guidelines
Bauer Family Estate Educational Scholarship Volunteer Service Hours Log
Bauer Family Estate Educational Scholarship Application
Bauer Family Estate Educational Scholarship Budget Worksheet

CVHS PTO Scholarship - Due April 30.  No late applications will be accepted.  Only open to students graduating from College View High School.  $500.  Click on the link for the application info.

Mirabeau Lamar Scholarship - due April 29 to Ms. Rath.  Winner receives a certificate, medal and $1000.
See the link above for info.  Click HERE for the paper application or HERE for the Google form application.

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