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Texas A&M FULL STEM & Business Scholarship -- Deadline: 5pm, December 5, 2019
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About the scholarship:
The Brockman Scholars Program invites applications for a merit-based full-ride scholarship that covers five years of study at the College Station campus of Texas A&M University. The Brockman Scholarship supports four years of undergraduate study in an approved Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM) program followed by the one-year MS Business graduate degree for non-business majors at Texas A&M’s Mays Business School. The Brockman Scholarship covers tuition fees in full, room and board, transportation, books and supplies, and an overseas study opportunity. The BSP offers around 50 new scholarships each year.

Eligibility & Guidelines:
American citizens resident anywhere in the world may apply for the scholarship. International (non-US) students may apply if they can obtain a visa to study in the US. All applicants, including international students, must have an SAT or ACT score (equivalents are not accepted).
  • It is imperative that applicants understand this scholarship provides for both an undergraduate and post-graduate degree. It is a condition of being awarded the scholarship that the recipient will enroll in, and successfully complete, both the four-year undergraduate STEM degree and the MS Business graduate degree program.
 
Questions? Please see our Frequently Asked Questions section here www.brockmanfoundation.org/brockman-scholars-faqs
 

Take Care of Texas Video Contest -- Deadline: December 6, 2019

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Burger King McLamore Foundation -- Deadline: December 15, 2019

OppU Achievers Scholarship -- Deadlines: Dec. 31, 2019, Mar. 31, 2020, and Jun. 30, 2020
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About the scholarship:
The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others. Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.
 
Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Must posses a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
 
Application Process:
Essay Submission -- “In 500 words or fewer, please tell us why you’re an achiever. How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams—or the dreams of others—come true? Please include links to any relevant material that demonstrates your accomplishments.”
 
Winner Selection: Scholarship decisions are based soley on an applicant's essay response
 

 

vecVictoria Electric Cooperative Scholarship -- Deadline: March 1, 2020

Victoria Electric Cooperative is offering scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to continue their education beyond high school in an accredited college, or technical school. Any graduating high school senior whose parents or guardian is a residential member or parent is employed by Victoria Electric Cooperative is eligible.

Scholarship winners will be judged on the following criteria:

  • High School Transcripts
  • School, community and employment activities, awards and accomplishments.
  • One-page essay.
  • One third-party recommendation (letter of reference).

Please complete this application form and include all the information requested below. Send completed application to Brittany Marsh, Victoria Electric Cooperative, 5502 US Hwy. 59 N., Victoria, TX 77905. Applications must be submitted on or before March 1, 2020. Application received after March 1, 2020, will not be considered. If you need help mailing this scholarship (stamps, envelopes, copies, etc.) come to the Career & College Center in the library.

Form: https://www.cognitoforms.com/VictoriaElectricCooperative/VictoriaElectricCooperativeScholarship

More Info: https://www.victoriaelectric.coop/content/scholarships


 
Al's Formal Wear Scholarship -- Deadline: March 1, 2020
 
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About: Every year, Tip Top Tux awards area high school students with a college scholarship.  Last year’s recipients were chosen from over 1200 applicants based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, financial need and volunteer service in their community. Tip Top Tux divides $10,000 throughout the area high school students.

Requirements: All applicants must be high school seniors and have applied to a college or university for admission in the Fall of 2020. All applications must be completed accurately and completely and submitted online to Tip Top Tux, Al’s Formal Wear or Dream Dress Express prior to March 1, 2020.

 

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Scholarship -- Deadline: March, 3, 2020

 

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The Costal Bend Subsection of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) will be offering a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to each of two graduating seniors, one of Victoria East and one of Victoria West High School. The following criteria must be satisfied to be eligible for the scholarship:

  1. Demonstrate academic ability (grade transcript required)
  2. Show economic need
  3. Pursue, as a full time student, (12 hours per semester) in the field of Mechanical Engineering

The scholarship will be provided in two installments, $500 in the Fall and $500 in the Spring.

Scholarship apps will be posted within the College and Career Center in the Library to your right as soon as they become available.
Link: https://www.asme.org/asme-programs/students-and-faculty/scholarships/asme-scholarships-how-to-apply

 

 
Victoria South Texas Farm & Ranch Show -- Deadline: March 16, 2019
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Major Texas University Scholarship Links:

 

Houston Live Stockshow and Rodeo -- Deadline: February 3, 2020
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Houston’s Livestock Show and Rodeo along with Area Go Texan will award 79 four-year, $20,000 Area Go Texan Scholarships to outstanding students graduating from public school districts. Please remember that you DO NOT have to have shown in Houston or been involved in 4-H/FFA to apply for HLSR Area Go Texan scholarship. There will be at least one $20,000 scholarship awarded to a graduating senior from a Victoria County high school. Don’t miss out. Apply now!!!

*Also, remember to apply for the local Victoria County Go Texan scholarship.

 

Application Deadline: February 3, 2020 @ 7:59 PM

 
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Application:

Link: https://www.rodeohouston.com/Educational-Support/Scholarships/Apply  

Local Victoria County Go Texan Scholarship:
Link: TBA

Info:
 https://www.rodeohouston.com/Portals/0/Content/EducationalSupport/Scholars/Guidelines/Area-Go-Texan-Guidelines.pdf


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AXA Achievment Scholarship -- Deadline: December 15, 2019
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The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.

How to apply:
The 2020 program year is open from September 1, 2019 until December 15, 2019 or until 10,000 applications are received.

What does it take to become an award winner?
Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. Share these qualities: 
  • Ambition and drive
  • Determination to set and reach goals
  • Respect for self, family and community
  • Ability to thoughtfully convey how they identified a challenge and volunteered to strengthen their community through service
  • Ability to succeed in college

Who is eligible?
Applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Scholarship must:
  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Be a high school senior applying to college for the fall 2020 semester
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities

Course Hero Rise Up First Generation Student Scholarship --Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award: $5,000
Award Frequency: One recipient every six months
Eligibility:

 

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Course Hero 2019 Veteran Scholarship --  Deadline: December 31, 2019

Award: $5,000
Award Frequency: One recipient every six months
Eligibility:

  • Permanent Legal U.S. Resident
  • Military affiliation:
    • Retired, honorably discharged or active duty service members of any branch of the United States military, including the United States Army and Reserves, United States Navy and Reserves, United States Air Force and Reserves, United States Marine Corps and Reserves, United States Coast Guard and Reserves, the National Guard and Air National Guard, or spouses, children or family members of such service members
  • At least 16 years old
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university, or vocational, technical or private career institution in the United States, as listed on the U.S. Department of Education website, available at http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx
  • Must submit an essay - 500 words or less
  • https://www.coursehero.com/scholarships/1000101/veteran-hero-2019-scholarship/
CB Scholarships -- Deadline: February 29, 2019
 

The College Board has launched a new scholarship program with $5 million of scholarships each year, beginning with the class of 2020. The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

 

1. Build Your College List: $500

Get started by exploring colleges you're interested in. Learn More

 

2. Practice for the SAT: $1,000

Use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® to get ready for test day. Learn More

 

3. Improve Your Score: $2,000

Show how practice pays off by improving your SAT score. Learn More

 

4. Strengthen Your College List: $500

Make sure your college list has a mix of academic safety, match, and reach schools. Learn More

 

5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000

Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid. Learn More

 

6. Apply to Colleges: $1,000

Apply to the schools you want to attend. Learn More

 

Complete Your Journey: $40,000

Complete all six scholarship steps to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship. Learn More

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For more information about scholarships, please contact Ms.Vega or Ms. Koebrick in the Career & College Center:

Ms. Alexis Vega
Victoria East Career & College Admin. Assistant
Phone: 361.788.2830 ext. 39656
Email: alexis.vega@visd.net

 

Ms. Bailey Koebrick
Victoria East Career & College Coach
Phone: 361.788.2830 ext. 39656
Email: bailey.koebrick@visd.net