Scholarships

The AISD Department of Counseling and Guidance 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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AES Engineering Solutions Essay Scholarship

Deadline: October 6, 2018

Award Value: $500

Description: Scholarship based on character, as determined by evaluation of an essay submitted. Visit website for more details.

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Arlington Classics Academy Ken Simon Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Award Value: $250, $500, and $750

Description: To provide two scholarships each to assist former Arlington Classics Academy (“ACA”) students with college expenses.

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Barbara Odom-Wesley Spirit of Achievement

Deadline:  February 17, 2019

Award Value: $2000

Description: This scholarship is named in honor of Barbara Odom-Wesley, the chartering president of the Xi Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. This scholarship may be used at any two-year or four-year college or university. Trade, technical, and cosmetology schools are ineligible. Scholarship applicants will be evaluated heavily on the basis of financial need. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must provide a copy of a completed FAFSA or relative income documentation.

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Buddist Tzu Chi Scholar Program

Deadline:  March 2, 2018

Award Value: $1000

Description:  Buddist Tzu Chi Scholars is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation USA to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates. Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement.

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B. Davis

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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CGTrader Scholarship

Deadline:  June 1, 2018

Award Value:  $2000 for the winner & $500 each for two runners-up

Description:  Each semester CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives.

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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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Elks Legacy Award

Deadline:  February 1, 2019

Award Value:  $1000 locally, $4000 at national level

Description:  Local scholarship for children and grandchildren of members of Arlington Elks Lodge #2114.  Submit paper copy of national application to Arlington Elks Lodge #2114.  Applications available on http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/

For more information, vist www.elks.org/ENF/scholars or contact the Arlington Elks Lodge Scholarships@ArlingtonElks.org 817 277-2114 or 817 422-9831

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Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Deadline:  November 15, 2018 (online only)

Award Value:  $4000 - $50,000

Description:  Application available online September 1, 2017. 

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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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Fort Worth/Tarrant County Aggie Mom's Club

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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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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Horatio Alger Scholarship

Deadline:  October 25, 2017

Award Value:  Up to $25,000

Description:  If integrity, determination, and courage describe you - you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. Our scholarships reward students who possess the character to succeed in life. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college.

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Deadline: March 21, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (noon) ET

Award Value: Varies

Description: The Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program is a selective 5-year pre-college scholarship for high-performing 7th grade students with financial need. It provides comprehensive academic and college advising, as well as financial support for school, Cooke-sponsored summer programs, internships, and other learning enrichment opportunities.

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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 competive 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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Lucretia Council Cochran Chapter of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Deadline: February 24

Description: All Arlington ISD Seniors who will attend UTA; funds may only be used at UTA. Students will be judged on their graduating GPA, their national test scores, their record of service to their school and community, and a short essay.

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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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Mensa Education and Research Foundation

Deadline: Annually September 15 - January 15

Award Value: Range $500-$1000

Description: The Foundation's college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need.

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National Association of Black Accountants (NABA); DFW

Deadline: Annually November 15 - January 31

Award Value: $1500

Description: Applicants must be an ethnic minority and a high school senior or a current full time undergraduate/five-year program student declaring a major in the field of business. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered.

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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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Redfin Scholarship

Deadline: Fall- January 31, 2018 | Spring- July 31, 2018

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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Sam and Barbara West Elementary PTA Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Award Value: Three scholarships in the amount of $500 each

Description: Recipients must be a West Elementary School graduate who exemplifies the qualities of leadership and excellence through academics, community service, and/or volunteerism. Recipients must have attended West for the entire academic school year of sixth grade and graduated from West Elementary. Recipients must be a current senior at an AISD High School.

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Scholarship Guidance

Deadline: Various

Award Value: Various

Description: Numerous scholarships for students interested in attending college.

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Scovell Scholars

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Award Value: $4,000

Description: A local foundation that gives out scholarships to North Texas seniors each year. Must be a Senior at a North Texas HS, attend a Texas College or University, demonstrate leadership, connected to sports, have a financial need and be a US citizen.

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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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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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TCU Nordan Young Artist Award

Deadline: February 4, 2019

Award Value: TBA

Description: The Nordan Young Artist/Studio Art & Art Education Award is open to entering freshman of superior talent in art with 12 or fewer semester hours of college level credit upon entry to the university. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must major in Art Education or Studio Art (Ceramics, Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture).

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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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Tarrant County Republican Party Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: Send both by email & take to the counselor's office by May 1, 2018.

Award Value: $1000

Description: Our goal is to show the public that Tarrant County Republicans support students and want them to have a great future.

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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

Description: See website for more detail

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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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University of Texas - Dallas Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2018

Award Value: $5000

Description:The scholarship targets students who have a record of academic excellence in high school or community college and show significant financial need.

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