Scholarships Available for School Year 2017-2018 (Graduates of 2018)
This page will highlight those scholarships that arrive at the Counseling Office. Most deadlines are in the Spring semester (after Christmas) so be sure to check this page throughout the year to see what has posted.
Come by the Counseling/Special Programs Office for a copy of any of the scholarship posted here or If you have trouble downloading the applications. Applications will have various requirements. Please be sure to read all of the instructions carefully, ask the appropriate school offices for information you may need such as GPA or a transcript, request letters of recommendations EARLY from teachers or adminsitrators or your employer, and work on an essay that could be used by most scholarships and would only require "tweaking" from one scholarship to another. You don't have to write 10 essays unless the application topic is very different.
And always - ASK for help when you need something or do not understand the directions! The one way to assure that you do not receive scholarship funds is to NOT apply for anything at all! It's up to you! Get your scholarship search going now and apply!
FAFSA - Have you applied for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid? Now it the time to get your application in and processed! The earlier the better and you will know early if you qualify for aid and how much you can expect to receive. Grant awards for for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semester only.
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Singleton Scholarship - Citizens National Bank in Waxahachie, $8,000 per recipient over 4 years. Once you apply online, there is also a packet of information that you must submit! The website opens in the Spring and ready to receive applications for the M.E. Singleton Scholarship. (www.singletonscholarship.org). Once you have completed every aspect of the application, you will be scheduled for an interview with the Singleton committee. Interviews will be held in April in Waxahachie.
Society of Petroleum Engineers - for those majoring in petroleum engineering, mechanical engineering or chemical engineering. Freshman receive $500 per semester, upper classmen receive $1,000.00 for semester for a total of $7,000 given over 4 years. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA and 30 hours of course work each year.
Ellis County Master Gardeners Scholarship - see Mrs. Del Bosque for application. Open to residents of Ellis County with academic major in a horticulture-related field including, but not limited to: horticulture, agriculture, environmental science, forestry, botany, entomology, landscape horticulture, floriculture, pomology, olericulture, postharvest physiology, arboriculture, horticulture-related business, etc. Must list horticulture-related projects or activities.
Avalon Co-Op Gin Scholarship - presented by the members of the Avalon Co-Op Gin.