Scholarships

Scholarships

The AISD Department of Guidance and Counseling is constantly updating this website with new deadline information.

As we receive updated information and forms from scholarship providers, we will update these listings.

We have left all of the previous years listings intact for your reference. Deadline will show TBD if updated info is not available.

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Essay Scholarship

Deadline: June 14, 2019
Award Value: $1000
Description: Scholarship available to high school juniors and seniors.  See website for more information.  Scholarship based on essay.

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B. Davis Scholarship

Deadline: May 24, 2019
Award Value: $1,000
Description: To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the specified topic.  This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

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BigSun Athletics Essay

Deadline: June 19, 2019
Award Value: $500
Description: All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute. 

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Chairish Scholarship Program

Deadline: June 30
Award Value: $2,500
Description: Chairish is offering a scholarship designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. Each year, we will award up to $5,000 in college scholarships to two deserving students. Good luck!

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Clara Stewart Watson Scholarship

Deadline: June 14, 2019
Award Value: $1,000
Description: The Clara Stewart Watson Scholarship Foundation was established in 1968 to assist worthy and ambitious graduates of high schools in Dallas and Tarrant County. Bank of America, N.A., serves as Trustee. Scholarships vary each year according to the funds available. The minimum annual scholarship award is $1,000.00. Qualifications for the Clara Watson Scholarship are as follows:

  1. Be an upcoming graduate of a high school located in Dallas County or Tarrant County. 
  2. Rank in the top 5% of your graduating class.
  3. Have a need for financial assistance to pursue and complete an academic or technical education in the State of Texas.

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Comedy Defensive Driving

Deadline:

  • Fall - December 31st
  • Spring - May 31st

Award Value: $1000
Description: Design an advertisement against distracted driving; you will be judged based on the quality of the content, it's usability as an ad (billboard, commercial, PSA, banner, etc) and how it effectively convinces drivers to stay focused on the road  We are looking for creative, and helpful ads with maybe a bit of humor or irony.

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Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT)

Deadline: Varies
Award Value: Varies
Description: Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) is privileged to partner with our generous donors on scholarship opportunities. The majority of our scholarships providing support for the 2019-2020 school year will launch on January 15, 2019.

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The Council of the Great City Schools and College Board

Deadline: TBD
Award Value: $500-$2,000
Description: The Council of the Great City Schools and College Board invite you to join the College Board Opportunity Scholarships Challenge – a campaign to mobilize 50,000 students to begin taking important actions in the college planning process while earning opportunities for scholarships. Districts that are most successful at enrolling students and mobilizing them to take these actions between now and June 1, 2019 will earn public recognition from the Council and the College Board this fall at the annual Great City School Conference in Louisville.

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ECLAT Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Award Value: $2000
Description: The ECLAT Foundation Scholarship for graduating seniors and current college students residing in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Johnson, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant or Wise counties that intend to pursue or are currently pursuing a 4-year degree at an accredited college or university in the State of Texas.

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Ethel Ransom Humanitarian & Cultural Club

Deadline:  May 4, 2019
Award Value:  $500
Description:  For Graduating High School Seniors: It is with great pleasure that the Ethel Ransom Humanitarian & Cultural Club supports the educational goals of the youth in our community. As an expression of our commitment to the youth, we offer a ($500) scholarship to an African American (male or female) high school senior who plans to continue their post-secondary education by attending a vocational/training institute, Junior College or College/University of their choice. 

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Financial Aid Guide for Students at Online Colleges

Provides free student guides and college search information, along with expert advice from an experienced online instructor and thought leader.

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Happy Meals Association

Deadline:  June 15th of the graduating year
Award Value: $1000
Description: Give back to the community that raised us and remain a grassroots community organization. Criteria is based upon student being at any Arlington Texas High School from their freshman to their senior year consecutively, have a GPA of at least 3.0 and a parent or guardian is a member of HMA. 

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Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship

Deadline: December 15th of each year
Award Value: $1000
Description: The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school an college students interested in sales & marketing. The scholarship is awarded on December 20th of each year.

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Men and Women Of Influence Leadership Teams

Deadline: May 15th
Award Value: $275
Description: If you are a graduating senior, who is a member of Destiny Pointe or a AISD student, you are eligible to apply for our scholarship. Write your essay based on the subject matter listed on the application. Please fill in completely and return the application, official transcript copy, recommendation letters and essay on or before the deadline. We will make our selection, notify the recipients and award the scholarship at our annual graduation celebration service in June or at our Back to School Bash in August. Your GPA, community service, extracurricular activities and essay will be used to determine who we award the scholarships to. Four scholarships will be awarded. Awardees are to present proof of college/trade school registration prior to receiving award.

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Newana Counts Youth

Deadline: April 1st of each year
Award Value: $1000
Description: This scholarship is for the outstanding student who plans to enter the field of nursing or a related field.

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Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship

Deadline: December 15th of each year
Award Value: $1000
Description: The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for school and college students interested in SEO and content marketing. This is a $1,000 scholarship, and is awarded on December 20th of each year.

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The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2019
Award Value: $1000

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Redfin Scholarship

Deadline: Fall- January 31, 2019 | Spring- July 31, 2019
Award Value: $2500 biannual
Description: Redfin is very passionate about helping students achieve higher education. Our team in Seattle takes great care to read every single essay and application we receive.

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Richard Greene Scholar Program

Description: Please see school Counselor for more information.

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Scholarship Guidance

Deadline: Various
Award Value: Various
Description: Numerous scholarships for students interested in attending college.

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Student Scholarships

Deadline: Various
Award Value: Various
Description: Registered users will be matched with scholarships that fit their profile.

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Tarrant County College Foundation

Deadline: Various
Award Value: Various
Description: Community and Industry Education scholarships are available for students attending Tarrant County College that are in the Community and Industry Education Program, pursuing vocational courses by taking quarterly CIE courses, and working toward a certificate of completion in a vocational CIE program. For consideration students should complete the General Scholarship Application.

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Texas A&M University Scholarships

Deadline: Varies
Award Value: $1000
Description: The Fort Worth/Tarrant County Aggie Moms’ Club is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to students who will be enrolled as full-time students at Texas A&M University during the 2016-2017 school year and reside in Tarrant County or an adjacent county that is not represented by an A&M Mothers’ Club.

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Texas SAR - JROTC Recognition Enhanced Program

Deadline: January 20th (annually)
Award Value:

  • Texas SAR: $2,500 plus limited trip expenses to national congress;
  • National SAR: $2,000

Description: This SAR scholarship is awarded to outstanding JROTC cadets as an opportunity to foster the principle of the "Citizen-Soldier" exemplified by the Minutemen of Revolutionary War days. It is eligible to all (male and female) area JROTC members in their junior year of high school.

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Texas SAR - George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest & Scholarship

Deadline: Mid December (annually)
Award Value:

  • Texas SAR: 1st-$2,500 plus limited trip expenses to the national congress, 2nd-$750, 3rd-$500;
  • National SAR: 1st-$5,000, 2nd-$2,500, 3rd-$1,000

Description: This scholarship is awarded to students as an opportunity to explore events that shaped American history.  It is eligible to all (male and female) Texas public, private and home-schooled freshmen through senior high school students.

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Texas SAR - Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest & Scholarship

Deadline: Mid December (annually)
Award Value:

  • Texas SAR: 1st-$2,500 plus limited trip expenses to the national congress, 2nd-$750, 3rd-$500; 4th-$300
  • National SAR: 1st-$5,000, 2nd-$3,000, 3rd-$2,000, All Finalist-$400

Description: This scholarship is awarded to students as an opportunity to support historical research and emphasizing American History in our high schools by promoting oratorical presentations related to our Revolutionary War period 1750-1800.  It is eligible to all (male and female) Texas public, private and home-schooled freshmen through Senior High School students.

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Texas SAR - Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Contest & Scholarship

Deadline: Mid December (annually)
Award Value:

  • Texas SAR: 1st-$2,500 plus limited trip expenses to the national congress, 2nd-$750, 3rd-$500;
  • National SAR: 1st-$10,000, 2nd-$6,000, 3rd-$4,000

Description: This scholarship is awarded to BSA Eagle Scouts who are currently registered in an active unit and have not reached their 19th birthday during the year of application.

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UTSA Alumni

Deadline: Various
Award Value: Range $2500 - $5000
Description: Scholarships are only possible with funds generated from Alumni Association membership dues and donations. Through the generosity and support of alumni, the doors of higher education are opened to deserving UTSA students so they may all achieve their life's dreams.

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UTA - Numerous Scholarships

Deadline: Various
Award Value: Various

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University of North Texas

Deadline: Various
Award Value: Various
Description: A range of scholarships that are funded by the university and donors who support UNT. In order to be considered for these scholarships, students must complete the general scholarship application annually. When completing the annual application, please review specific scholarship opportunity criteria and related deadlines.

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Webb Masonic Lodge #1454 Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 22, 2019
Award Value: $500
Description: The members of Webb Lodge No. 1454 wish to continue that support by awarding one $500.00 scholarship to each of the six A.I.S.D. Schools for students who desire to make a career in the Emergency Medical Services, Police, Fire Services or other skilled trade.

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Wendy Ella Guilford Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Award Value: Varies
Description: Applicants must be current graduating seniors of a high school in Dallas, Tarrant or Denton County, Texas and demonstrate the vision and values that honor the legacy of Wendy Ella Guilford. Applicants are required to provide two letters of recommendation and submit a response to the essay question. Finalists will be asked to attend one in-person interview.

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