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.

Belton Foundation

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Award Value: (2) $1,500 | (2) $1,000 | (10) $500
Description: The Belton Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization was founded in 2014 as a way to give back to the community and to enhance the quality of life for families. Through its programs, the foundation strives to create awareness and to support innovative programs that provide access to educational and healthy living initiatives for families affected by cancer. Our foundation implemented a scholarship program, The Joyce F. Burke Academic Excellence Scholarship established for students interested in attending an accredited four-year university.

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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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Electric

Deadline: November 5
Award Value: $1,000
Description: The Electric Mobile Device Management IT Innovation Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for innovating in the mobile IT (software or hardware) space. The scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for a useful innovation in mobile device technology.

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Flip Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 12, 2020
Award Value: TBD
Description: Guidelines for the Flip Foundation Scholarship Award Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled at any college university or trade school. Scholarship monies will be paid directly to the educational institution in the students name.

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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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Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce

Deadline:  Friday, February 28, 2020
Award Value: (7) $2,500
Description: To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants are required to complete the application, write an essay, and provide all of the supporting documents. Students are required to be enrolled as a full-time student by the 2020 - 2021 academic year. The scholarship is intended to be used for tuition and fees. Funds may initially be split between the two semesters, at the discretion of the university or college, and any remaining funds will continue to roll from semester to semester until they have been completely exhausted. In the event the student transfers to a different university or college, the remaining scholarship funds are non-transferable.

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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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Innovation Scholarship Application Sponsored by the Pettinger Foundation

Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020
Award Value: 2 ($5,000)
Description: To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must be currently enrolled in a STEM-related career pathway at one of the six traditional Arlington ISD high schools or the Arlington Collegiate High School at Tarrant County College-Southeast Campus. Students are required to attend the University of Texas at Arlington and must be enrolled in a Science, Engineering, or Mathematical four-year degree plan by the academic year 2020-2021.

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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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MLK Advancing the Dream Essay Contest

Deadline: November 8, 2019
Award Value: $500-$1000
Description: The 2020 MLK Essay Contest is open to High School seniors attending Arlington schools or residing with Arlington City limits.

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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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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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Sixt's Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2019
Award Value: 5 ($5,000)
Description: The SIXT Scholars Program is available to high school seniors graduating in the academic year of 2019/2020. The scholarship will also take into consideration other factors such as financial need and extracurricular activities. Award winners must show valid proof of a full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate college or university for the academic year 2020/2021. Five $5,000 scholarships awards for undergraduate study. First 500 valid applicants will be considered. Available nationwide.

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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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The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship

Deadline: TBD
Award Value: $1,000
Description: The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship is a one-time $1,000 award for any current or soon-to-be student who has had his or her family’s life altered because of tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.). The Travis W. Watkins Scholarship has a brief and 100% confidential submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the importance of tax compliance as well as the journey of those challenges (including the impact of professional tax representation or lack of representation on the outcome).

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Ty Nsekhe Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: February 6, 2020
Award Value: $3,500
Description: The Ty Nsekhe Foundation will be awarding one $3,500 scholarship to a graduating senior from Arlington HS, Bowie HS, Martin HS, Sam Houston HS, Lamar HS, and Seguin HS. Please see full scholarship requirements below.

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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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