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Local Scholarships

These scholarships are specifically for local area students, some even
specific to La Vega H.S. students:
McLennan Community College Foundation Scholarships (over 300 scholarships) Due 3/15/201 
           *Mr. Acosta is a HOTCA member
EOAC (Economic Opportunities Advancement Corporation) Due 5/11/18
   *complete all of these forms for consideration and e-mail or
                                               mail application to 500 Franklin Ave., Waco, TX 76701
Ozarka "Every Drop Counts" Scholarship (for Environmental Science majors) Due 5/25/18
(such as Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Environmental Law, Environmental Education, Forestry, Oceanography, Ecology)
TSTC Texan Success Scholarship (for Texas State Technical College) Due 7/20/2018

     applicable towards the following programs at TSTC: Electronics, Industrial Controls Technology, Industrial Systems Technology, Instrumentation, Laser Electro-Optics, Mechatronics, Air Traffic Control, Avionics, Environmental Compliance Technology, Occupational Safety & Compliance, Radiation Protection, Engineering AS, Chemical Technology, Precision Machining, Medical Information Transcriptionist, Pharmacy Technology

Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Scholarship (for football, cheer, trainer, drill team, mascot, color guard or band) Due 4/25/18
GWAA (Greater Waco Aviation Alliance) Scholarship (Due 4/26/18)
                     eligibility               application
Prairie View A&M Waco Alumni Chapter Scholarship (those accepted to PVAMU) Due 4/27/17
Waco Kiwanis Seniors Club Scholarship (towards MCC or TSTC) Due received in the mail by 4/15/18
Cleoda Bables: Omega Psi Phi Scholarship (Due to Mr. Shade before 3/21/18)
Kiwanis Club of Waco Foundation, Inc. Scholarship (Due to Mr. Shade before 3/30/18)
                   criteria                        application
Bellmead Chamber of Commerce Scholarship (8 total $1,000 scholarships) 
                  Due to Mr. Shade 3/29/18
              announcement                 application                   evaluation
Go Texan Scholarship (Due 3/29/18)
         cover letter                  requirements              scholarship application
Texas Builders Foundation Construction Scholarships (3/30/18)
Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship (for girls) Due 3/31/2018
Waco Tribune Herald-Dave Campbell/Hollis Biddle Scholarship (Due to Mr. Shade on or before 4/2/18)
Waco McLennan County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship (Due 4/6/18)
                      criteria                      application

Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship (for aspiring female educators) Due 4/6/18
Brazos Education Foundation Scholarship (Due to Mr. Shade before 2/28/18)
The Links, Inc Waco Central Texas Chapter Scholarship
(Due by e-mail or received in mail on 3/19/18 even though the application says 3/1)
TTA (Texas Telephone Association) Scholarship for telecommunication fields such as math, business, education, technology, engineering, computer science, etc. (Due 3/30/18)
Mr. and Mrs. Juneteenth Scholarship (Due 2/28/18)  
Bellmead Masonic Lodge Scholarship (Due to Mr. Shade 1/7/18)
               word format
Texas Farm Bureau (multiple opportunities if you are a member of T.F.B.) Due 3/1/2018
Texas Student Housing Scholarship (for Austin, College Station, & Denton) Due 1/31/18
Miss Texas Teen USA Pageant and Scholarship (Due 9/29/17)
                  information           application
Bill Collier Mid-Tex Farm, Ranch, & Garden Show Scholarship (Due 11/15/17)
                eligibility               application
These were scholarships from 2016/2017 year and have expired, but you can expect them again this coming year around the same timeframe:
Bellmead Chamber of Commerce Scholarship (Due to Mr. Shade 3/31/2017 Extended until April 3, 2017)
Brazos Education Foundation Scholarship (extended deadline until 3/31/17)
Go Texan Scholarship (Due 4/15/17)
    Cover Letter        Guidelines        Application
American G.I. Forum (Due 4/1/17)
              eligibility        application
Kiwanis Club of Waco Foundation (Due to Mr. Shade before 4/21/17)
Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Athlete Scholarship
-Football Team Player/Football Team Trainer or Manager/Cheerleader/Drill Team/Color Guard or Band due 4/7/17
-Baseball Player/Softball Player/Trainer/Manager due 12/16/16
-Basketball Player/Basketball trainer or Manager due 9/23/16
                  eligibility         application
MCC Choir Scholarships (Auditions 4/3, 5/1, 5/4, 6/8)
     *Bring application to Mr. Shade
Brazos XV Expo Scholarship (for 11th and 12th Gr.) Due 5/5/17
     *Bring scholarship items to Mr. Shade
Bellmead Masonic Lodge Scholarship (Due 3/27/17 to Mr. Shade)
Waco-McLennan Country Retired Teachers Association (Due 4/7/17)
                 criteria              application
Texas Student Housing Scholarship (Austin, College Station, Denton) Due Jan 31, 2017
Mid-Tex Farm & Ranch Show Scholarship (Due 11/18/16)
        eligibility            application
Soldiers of the Wooden Cross Scholarship for military/ROTC (Due 1/15/17)
MCC Scholarship (due Jan 15, 2017)