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Scholarships

Students, would you believe me if I told you there is free money to help you pay for college? I strongly encourage you to take the time to complete scholarship applications as they become available. Look for scholarships that are specific to the college that you plan to attend. Below you will find links for local scholarships, college-specific scholarships, and national scholarships. 
Scholarships!!!!
 
Scholarship Due Date  
Coco - Cola Scholarship 10/31/2021 https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/#page
Voice of Democracy 10/31/2021 https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships
Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship 11/18/2021 https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/how-to-apply/
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship  11/15/2021 https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Dell Scholars Program 12/10/2021 https://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship 12/31/2021 http://www.gkscholarship.com/index.html
Texas Student Housing Scholarship Application 1/31/2022 http://www.texasstudenthousing.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Application-Form-for-HS-Grads-22-23-Final-Fillable.pdf
Ron Brown Scholarship 1/9 https://ronbrown.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/2022-RBSP-Application.pdf
MCC Foundation Scholarship Competition for 2021-2022 1/15/2022 https://mclennan.academicworks.com/users/sign_in
The Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program 1/15 https://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Gertrude Robinson Scholarship for the Southwest Region 1/15/2022
*Find Scholarship App to the right in the document section.
Completed applications must be sent to
P.O. Box 154398,
Waco, Texas 76715
Attn: Mrs. Jocelyn Pierce

Educators Credit Union’s  Ralphael “Ralph” Barksdale Jr. Memorial Scholarship

2/6/2022 https://www.edcu.com/home/about-us/scholarships

Hispanic Student Fund

Coming Soon https://www.hsf.net/en_US/scholarship

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship

2/26/2022 https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/hlsrscholarship

National Scholarship

2/28/2022 https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/ 

Annual Mr. & Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant

Coming Soon https://form.jotform.com/210004174603035
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Incorporated, Gamma Upsilon Chapter, Waco, Texas, Regional Scholarship Application Coming Soon

***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***

Mail to:

National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc.

Gamma Upsilon Chapter

Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 154398

Waco, Texas  76715

BELLMEAD MASONIC LODGE #1329

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
4/1/2022 ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***
Texas Farm Bureau 2020 Scholarships Opportunities Coming Soon https://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/
Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo Scholarship Application  Coming Soon https://www.hotfair.com/p/about-us/scholarship-program
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Scholarship Application Coming Soon ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***
HOTCA Scholarship 3/5/2022 ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***
Brazos Education Foundation Scholarship Coming Soon
 
 
**Instructions for the scholarship application can be found to the right of the page**
Bellmead Chamber of Commerce Scholarship 3/3/2022 ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***
Waco McLennan County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Coming Soon  
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Incorporated --Gamma Upsilon Chapter--Waco, Texas Scholarship Application  Coming Soon ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***
Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors Scholarship Coming Soon ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***

2021 La Vega Teachers of Tomorrow Scholarship Application

Coming Soon

https://forms.gle/r3YGbS2Fw4rKtZgz6

WACO ALUMNAE CHAPTER OF DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

3/1/2022 ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***

The 2021 Polster Alumni Scholarship Application

Coming Soon

https://forms.gle/yrzRh9e9tekZo9cu8 

Greater Waco Aviation Alliance Scholarship

Coming Soon ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***

2021 Kiwanis Scholarship Application

Coming Soon ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***
Waco NAACP ScholarshipComing Soon   ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***

McLennan County Go Texan Scholarship Application 

Coming Soon ***The application can be located to the right under the documents section.***

Soldiers of the Wooden Cross Scholarship

5/1/2021 https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=wacos 
Other Scholarship Websites
 
Scholarship Application Checklist
 
Students these are the items/info you may need when applying for scholarships:
 
Academic Information 
  • Current School Info - name of high school or college, class rank, expected graduation date 
  • School Transcript 
  • Recommendation Letter(s)
  • College Choice(s)
  • Intended Academic Major(s)/Area(s) of Study
  • Academic Information - GPA, AP, Honors Courses
  • Six-digit school code (447288)
 
Personal Background Information 
  • Personal Information - name, full, address, phone number, date of birth, parents' names & employment
  • Email Address (one that you check regularly) 
  • Personal Statement/Essay - list of goals (education, career, personal) 
  • Resume or Curriculum  Vitae
 
Financial Information 
  • Parent's Income - most recent federal tax return if you are a depended 
  • FAFSA - completed free application for federal student aid at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
  • Completed Student Aid Report (SAR) from your completed FAFSA
 
Miscellaneous Information 
  • School Activities - list of extracurricular activities, clubs, organizations, sports 
  • Community Activities - volunteer, community or public service activities (# of hours)
  • Employment - list of internships, assistantships, summer jobs
  • List of any awards or honors you have received 
  • Scholarship essay 
  • Portfolio