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Becas

Criteria: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or resident planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college in the fall. Apply online only at http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships/

Value: $1,000

Deadline: January 20, 2015

Website: http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships/


Texas Caucus of Black School Board Members Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must be a senior of African American descent with a 3.0 GPA or above. Application must be e-mailed or postmarked by 02/01/15. Application and nomination forms at www.tcbsbm.net.

Value: $1,000

Deadline: February 1, 2015

Website: http://www.tcbsbm.net.


Linda Lorelle Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must be a high school junior, with a 2.5 or higher GPA, have financial need and demonstrated ability to overcome challenging circumstances. Apply online at www.lindalorelle.org.

Value: Varies

Deadline: February 27, 2015

Website: http://www.lindalorelle.org.


Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must be a senior, U.S. Citizen with a 3.0 GPA or higher and has overcome extreme hardship while still achieving personal and academic excellence. Application must be submitted on-line to  texasbto@childrensdefense.org. For additional information  application, educator recommendation, community member recommendation see  http://www.cdftexas.org/programs-campaigns/beat-the-odds/apply/.

Value: $5,000

Deadline: December 5, 2014

Website: http://texasbto@childrensdefense.org


AXA Achievement Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must be a senior and a U.S. Citizen planning to attend college next year. Applicant must demonstrate ambition, self drive and outstanding achievement in an activity in school, the community or workplace. Apply online only at:  http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

Value: $10,000- $25,000

Deadline: December 15, 2014

Website: http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html


Gates Millennium Scholars

Criteria: Applicant must be African American, Native American, Asian Pacific American or Hispanic and be a citizen or permanent resident. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale, financial need, leadership, community service and participation in extra-curricular activities. The application is extensive and requires a nomination and recommendation.

Apply online only at www.gmsp.org

Value: varies, up to full costs

Deadline: January 14, 2015

Website: http://www.gmsp.org


The Haraldson Foundation Scholarship for University of Texas

Criteria: Applicant must plan to attend The University of Texas at Austin, graduate in the top 10% of their class, have high SAT/ACT scores and show financial need. Applicants must demonstrate leadership ability, participation in extra- curricular activities and community service. Applications must be RECEIVED by December 1, 2014 http://haraldsonfoundation.org/

Value: up to 33,600

Deadline: December 1, 2014

Website: http://haraldsonfoundation.org/

Application: Click here to download.


U. S. Air Force ROTC Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must agree to enlist in the Air Force ROTC and serve four years after graduation from college. Scholarships are awarded based on SAT and/or ACT scores, class rank, GPA and AP and honors courses completed through the junior year. Apply ONLINE only at http://www.afrotc.com/scholarships

Value: Varies

Deadline: December 1, 2014

Website: http://www.afrotc.com/scholarships


Texas A&M Academic Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must be a senior planning to attend Texas A & M . Applicants are judged on academic achievement, test scores, class rank, participation in extra-curricular activities, and community service. Applicants must complete the admissions and scholarship application online by December 1st at: http://www.applytexas.org.

Value: Varies

Deadline: December 1, 2014

Website: http://www.applytexas.org.


The University of Texas at Austin Academic Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must be a senior planning to attend UT. Applicants are judged on academic achievement, test scores, class rank, participation in extra-curricular activities and community service. Applicants must complete the admissions and scholarship application online by December 1st at: http://www.applytexas.org

Value: Varies

Deadline: December 1, 2014

Website: http://www.applytexas.org