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LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA “FUTURE EDUCATOR” SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
ADK is a sorority for women educators.  It is our goal to offer this scholarship to a young person planning to enter the field of education.  The winner will be notified at his/her schoolís honor assembly or by mail if the assembly has already taken place. The scholarship is for $1,000 (divided into four payments: $250 a semester for four semesters.)

Download application HERE
DIRECTIONS:
Complete the application (type or print CLEARLY)
Attach a copy of your high school transcript
Deadline:  RECEIVED BY APRIL 1
Applications must be mailed to:         Janet McClung
212 Terrace Drive
DeSoto, TX 75115


Ellis County Master Gardeners Scholarship
  • Applicants must be a current resident of Ellis County, a senior student that is currently enrolled in Ellis County High School or Ellis County Home Schooled Program
  • Elected academic major is in a horticulture-related field that includes but is not limited to: horticulture, agriculture, biology, botany, chemistry...etc.
  • Notification of current registration at an Ellis County High School
Due April 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm, address on application, please go to application for further instructions and guidelines:

Waxahachie Youth Baseball/Softball Scholarship Application
Waxahachie Youth Baseball Association is offering a $500 Graduating Senior Scholarship for a boy and a girl.baseball/softball player.   I have attached the application and our website is www.wybonline.org   Look under Rules/Docs/Info Tab   and click on Documents tab... if you can post this is our first year for the scholarship.
DUE April 1st, 2015
download application HERE

Brooke Ashton Cambron Memorial Scholarship 2015
Criteria for Selection:
  • Academic Standing
  • Civic and/or School Contributions
  • Outstanding Moral and Ethical Character
  • Entering field that will impact young children (i.e. teacher, social worker, etc.)
Duration of scholarship is one year (two semesters of college)
Please fill out application and turn into the Guidance office by April 3rd, 2015
Download application HERE

Patrick H. Byrd Memorial Athletic Scholarship
  • Athletic participation at Midlothian High School
  • Financial need
  • School Activities
  • Academic Success
Due by April 3th, 2015 to the MHS Guidance office
Please download application HERE

Manna House- Gene Rodgers Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to high school seniors based on community service, community service, Christian values, essay, neatness and presentation. Scholarship is due April 3,2015 to the MHS Guidance center by 4:00 pm. Please download application HERE

Heather Phares Memorial Scholarship
The recipient must be a female pursuing a career in criminal justice and possess the following characteristics:
  • Character and Leadership                                
  • Academic Ability                                        
  • School Attendance                               
  • Community and School Contributions              
(Extracurricular activities, honors, etc.)
Scholarships are awarded with the stipulation that the recipient will enroll in a Junior College, Senior College, or trade school and complete a full academic load during the period for which the scholarship is awarded.
Download application HERE
Application packets are due in the MHS Guidance Center by 4:00pm APRIL 3, 2015

Midlothian Rotary Club Scholarship " Service Above Self"
The Midlothian Rotary Club "Service Above Self" scholarship was was created to engcourage and promote community service and leadership among Midlothian students, and reward the achievements of those students who have exemplified these ideas.
DUE DATE April 3rd, 2015
Download application HERE


Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship
Applications deadline for online submission or postmarked by April 4, 2015, Midnight (CST). Both digital and mailed applications will be accepted, and will be judged based on student essays detailing creative solutions to litter problems. Please go to the website for further details and application. application here [Link]http://www.dmwtscholarship.org/

Scholarship for Excellence Fund
HILCO created the Scholarship for Excellence Fund to encourage and assist in the educational pursuits of HILCO members and their families.
Eligibility: 
Applicant must be:
  • A resident of the state of Texas.
  •  dependent, living at the residence of their parents or legal guardians who are active member-consumers of HILCO Electric.They must be receiving electric service from the cooperative at their permanent address.
  •   graduating high school senior. 
Applications be accepted no sooner than April 1st and no later than April 15, 2015.
Click here to download application HERE

M.E. Singleton Scholarship
Requirements:
  • Graduating High School Senior
  • Desire to attend a college or university
  • Reside in Ellis County, Venus, or Cedar Hill
Due April 6th, 2015  by 6 pm interviews will be held April 20th and 21st.
Go to website to apply:


The East Texas Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers

awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan on majoring in petroleum engineering, mechanical engineering or chemical engineering at an accredited four year university.  Freshmen receive $500 per semester, upper classmen receive $1,000 per semester for a total of $7,000 given over 4 years.  To remain eligible a student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and 30 hours of course work per year.

Students must be attending high school in one of the following counties covered by our chapter to be considered eligible: Anderson, Angelina, Bosque, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Ellis, Falls, Fannin, Franklin, Freestone, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hill, Hopkins, Houston, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Leon, Limestone, McLennan, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Panola, Rains, Red River, Robertson, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood.

Enclosed is a Scholarship Application for distribution to prospective engineering students interested in the petroleum field.  Feel free to make additional copies as needed or visit the SPE website at www.easttexas.spe.org  to obtain additional forms.  Applications must be postmarked no later than April 6, 2013.   If you need further assistance please contact me at one of the following: 

East Texas Section – SPE               Office Phone:       
Attn:  Richard Swindell                     Office Fax:          
P.O. Box 6672                                 Cell Phone:        903-530-4016 
Tyler, Texas  75711-6672                  E-mail: richard.swindell@weatherford.com
Download application HERE

Kaitlyn Elise Flaherty Memorial Scholarship
One scholarships will be given in the amount of $1,500 each.
  • must be attending college after senior year
  • must plan to pursue a degree in education
  • demonstrate academic excellence
  • demonstrate church and community involvement
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • submit one essay
Please turn in complete applications to Guidance office by April 10th, 2015. Print off application for complete requirements and process HERE

George Raffield Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the George Raffield Memorial Scholarship is to honor the work that Officer Raffield did while a member of The Midlothian Police Department and as an undercover officer at MHS. To further his legacy and to honor the ultimate sacrifice that Officer Raffield made.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
The recipient must be a current Midlothian High School student in good standing, and possess the following characteristics:
  • Character and Leadership                        
  • Academic Ability                                
  • School Attendance                               
  • Community and School Contributions      
(Extracurricular activities, honors, etc.)
Scholarships are awarded with the stipulation that the recipient will enroll in a Junior or Senior College or Trade School, and complete a full academic load during the period for which the scholarship is awarded. Due April 10th, 2015 to MHS counseling department by 4:00 pm. Download application HERE

Midlothian Youth Basketball Association Scholarship
  • To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must have participated in the MYBA program for at least on year.
  • Due April 10, 2015 to the MHS Guidance Center by 4:00 pm
Print off application HERE

Jostens Scholarship
Awarded to MHS seniors based on consideration of academics, activities, service, and financial need. Due April 10,2015 to the guidance office. Please download application HERE

Best Southwest Scholarship
  • Applicants must be a graduating senior in 2015
  • to be eligible for the 2015 Best Southwest Partnership Scholarship award, recipients must have a 3.0 GPA or Higher
  • Must submit a personal essay
  • Must provide an academic transcript along with ACT/SAT scores
  • Office letters of reference from their school
Due April 10,2015 to the address on the scholarship

MISD Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is to be awarded toany graduating senior of Midlothian High School.  The purpose is to help the individual offsetthe rising cost of education. 
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:
·     AcademicProgress
·     SchoolAttendance
·     Civicand/or School Contributions
·     FinancialNeed
Due April 11, 2015 to the Guidance Office by 4:00 PM Please download application HERE

Tarrant County Insurance Professionals
Must meet the following conditions before an applicant can be considered for a scholarship:
  • You must rank in the top third of your high school class
  • You must meet the entrance requirements of the college of your choice
  • You must be a Business or Business related major continuing as a full time student in a Texas College/University
DUE April 15, 2014

"The Tradition of Excellence" FSMS Scholarship
The recipient must be a former Frank Seal Middle School student graduating from Midlothian High Schoool. The recipient will be selected based on the following FSMS Club characteristics: Character, Respect, Perseverance.
Due April 17th, 2015  Download application HERE

Chris Kyle Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a student who has a desire to continue their education with a degree that will have a positive impact on Community, State, and Country.
DUE April 17, 2015 to MHS Guidance office; please download application HERE

Chelsie Davis Watts Memorial Scholarship
Criteria:
  • Must attend college in the fall, following their senior year in high school
  • Must demonstrate academic excellence
  • Must demonstrate church and community involvement
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation
  • Must submit a 1-2 page essay from given prompt
Selection Committee: The Watts and Davis Family will select recipient
2015 Scholarship in the amount of: $2,000
One scholarship will be awarded this year to one graduating senior. The amount will be paid directly to the college or university and split into amounts for two consecutive semesters.
Deadline: Completed application packets are due in the MHS Guidance Center by April 17, 2015. Download application HERE

Midlothian Football Boosters Scholarship
To be eligible for a 2015 Midlothian High School FootballBooster Club Scholarship, the student must be a senior football player from theclass of 2015 and have participatedin the Midlothian High School football program for at least one year.
Applications must be turned in to the MHS Guidance Center by 4:00pm April 20, 2015.
Download application HERE

North Texas Ford Dealers Scholarship Program
We wanted to congratulate you and Midlothian High School for being selected by Waxahachie Ford to be part of the Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship Program.
Eligibility:
University Bound: Must meet 3 requirements
  • Min: SAT:1050
  • MIN: ACT: 20
  • Honors/Dual Credit Classes: 5
Community College Bound:
Min GPA: 2.8
Class rank: Top 25%
Honors/Dual Credit Classes: 3
Apply HERE
$2,000-award is exclusive for Midlothian High School Seniors and the winner will be a Midlothian HS student. DUE APRIL 24th, 2015


STATE AND NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Mitchell/Tufts Scholarship
Background:
The Mitchell/Tufts Foundation Scholarship was established at The Dallas Foundation in 2014.  The goal of the Fund is to make a college degree or vocational certification possible for members or persons active in the life of a Presbyterian church in the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) in North Central Texas, or in Los Angeles, California, who are students of promise and can demonstrate financial need.
Amount: To be determined
Eligibility:  Please download the eligibility requirements for North Texas or for Los Angeles.
Preference may be given to:
Active members or persons active in the life of First Presbyterian Church, Richardson, Texas, or Westminster Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, California.
A Student of Promise: A Student of Promise may not be a 4.0 student, a star athlete or the most well-known student on campus, but considering some of the events in their lives, they are doing a tremendous job keeping that “C” average and maintaining a good attendance record.
A Middle Class Student: A Middle Class student may come from a family with incomes too high to qualify for existing financial aid programs, but still unable to afford the fees without relying heavily on student loans.
Deadline:  April 6, 2015
Renewals: Renewals are not automatic, but past recipients are encouraged to reapply each year
How to apply:  Download the application.  If you have any questions, please contact scholarships@dallasfoundation.org

Penguin Putnam Incorporated’s Annual Signet Classic Scholarship Essay Contest

Award: $1,000
Deadline: April 14, 2015
Available to: Ages 16-18 Years
Brought to you by Penguin Putnam Incorporated, the Annual Signet Classic Scholarship Essay Contest is open to high school juniors and seniors. This year’s essay competition is based on the book, “Pygmalion and My Fair Lady”.

You must write an essay on one of six selected topics listed on the Web site to be considered for this award.

Learn more information about the Annual Signet Classic Scholarship Essay Contest.

Brook Hollow Golf Club Scholarship
Background:
Members of the Brook Hollow Golf Club have established a scholarship program to assist employees of Brook Hollow Golf Club ("BHGC") or their children and grandchildren who desire to pursue higher education but require financial assistance to do so.

Amount:
Scholarship amounts are decided on a case-by-case basis, generally ranging from $1,000 - $5,000 per year.

Funds may be used for:
Tuition, fees, and books.
Geographic limitations:
None
Eligibility:
Applicants must be:
Either a current full-time or part-time employee who makes less than $100,000 per year, who has been employed at BHGC for at least one year, or a child or grandchild of an employee who also meets the above criteria.
Pursuing a degree from a public or private, regionally accredited community college, university, or vocational or trade institute.
Able to demonstrate financial need. Deadline:
April 6, 2015
Renewals:
This scholarship is not automatically renewed, but students are encouraged to reapply each year. 
How to apply:

If you have any questions, please contact scholarships@dallasfoundation.org.

Chesapeake Energy Scholarship
Background:
The Chesapeake Energy Scholarship was established at The Dallas Foundation by Chesapeake Energy Corporation. The goal of the Fund is to make a college degree or vocational certification possible for minority and socially disadvantaged youth.

Amount:
Up to $20,000 per year.
Funds may be used for:
Tuition, fees, books, room and board
Geographic limitations:
Dallas Independent School District.
Eligibility:
Applicants must

Be a graduating senior at a DISD high school. Have participated in the Education is Freedom program; Have a minimum GPA of 3.0; Have taken either the ACT or SAT;  Have applied and plan to attend an accredited college, university or vocational school; Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident;  Be female or a member of a minority group as defined by the DFW Airport M/WBE Program. (The term minority generally includes the following groups: American Indians, Aleuts, Asian-Pacific Americans, Black Americans, Eskimos, Hispanic Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Subcontinent Asian Americans).
Deadline:
Friday, April 10, 2015
Renewals:
The scholarship will be reviewed annually and may be renewed for up to four years.
How to apply:
If you have any questions, please contact scholarships@dallasfoundation.org.

The Dallas Morning News Journalism Scholarship

Background:
The Dallas Morning News Journalism Scholarship Fund was created in 2010 to award scholarships to deserving high school seniors pursuing a career in journalism. This is a one-time, non-renewable award/scholarship. Funds awarded must be used to cover college tuition or fees. If the Scholarship Review Committee determines that no applicants meet the eligibility requirements or qualifications to receive the award, then the committee may elect to not award any scholarships for that given year.
Amount:
Up to three $1,500 scholarships shall be awarded.
Funds may be used for:
Tuition and fees
Geographic limitations:
Residents of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall or Tarrant County.  
Eligibility:
Applicants must

Be a U.S. Citizen or legal, permanent resident with a permanent resident card
Be a graduating senior of a North Texas High school and meet the geographic residency requirements as outlined above    
Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale  
Show a demonstrated aptitude for print journalism  
Plan to pursue a four-year degree in journalism  
Exhibit community service leadership
Deadline:  April 17, 2015
Renewals: None, one-year award only. 
How to apply:
Download the eligibility requirements and scholarship application. If you have any questions, please contact scholarships@dallasfoundation.org.

Hirsch Family Scholarship

Background:
The Hirsch Family Scholarship was established as a scholarship fund in 2009. It currently benefits dependent children of active employees of Eagle Materials, Highlander Partners, Ascend, Lund, JuiceTyme, Profile Custom Extrusions, Versatex Trimboard, or any of their majority-owned subsidiaries.
Amount:
$2,500 - $10,000
Funds may be used for:
Tuition, fees, room and board.
Geographic limitations: 
None
Eligibility:  
Applicants must:

Be the dependent child of an active employee of Eagle Materials, Highlander Partners, Ascend, Lund, JuiceTyme, Profile Custom Extrusions, Versatex Trimboard, or any of their majority-owned subsidiaries.  Be a graduating high school senior who has been accepted in, or a student already enrolled in, an undergraduate program of study in pursuit of a degree from a public or private, regionally accredited community college, college, university, or vocational or trade institute. Have a proven record of academic performance, as evidenced by grade point average and/or class rank.  
Be able to demonstrate financial need.
Deadline:
April 15, 2015
Renewals:
Renewals are not automatic, but past recipients are encouraged to reapply each year.
How to apply:
If you have any questions, please contact scholarships@dallasfoundation.org

Powering Education Scholarship
Deadline: 4/01/15
Available To: College Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,000

The Powering Education Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students who are living with disabilities.

You must have attended high school in the state of Maine and have at least a “B” average GPA to be eligible for this award.

You must also submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay on how your disability has helped shape your view of the world and you as a person.

Learn more information about the Powering Education Scholarship.


Incight Scholarship


Deadline: 4/01/15
Available to: College Freshman through Graduate Student, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,500

The Incight Scholarship is available to full- time students with disabilities who are attending a post-secondary school in the United States.

You must be a resident of Oregon, Washington or California to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Incight Scholarship.


LI2Day Walk Scholarship


Deadline: 4/10/15
Available to: College Freshman
Award Amount: $2,500


Sponsored by the Long Island 2 Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer, the LI2Day Walk Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors residing in Nassau and Suffolk County.

You must be residing with a parent or guardian who is a breast cancer survivor or other women’s cancer, or resided with a parent or guardian whom you lost to breast cancer or other women’s cancer to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the LI2Day Walk Scholarship.


PBTF One-Year Scholarship


Deadline: 4/20/15
Available To: College Freshman through Graduate Student, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Sponsored by the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, the PBTF One-Year Scholarship is available to current college students who have survived a primary malignant or non-malignant central nervous system brain and/or spinal cord tumor.

You must have been diagnosed at or before age 19 to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the PBTF One-Year Scholarship.


Elaine Chapin Memorial Scholarship


Deadline: 4/30/15
Available To: College Freshman through College Senior
Award Amount: $1,000

The Elaine Chapin Memorial Scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate students who have been impacted by multiple sclerosis.

You must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Elaine Chapin Memorial Scholarship.

Dunkin’ Donuts Scholarship


Deadline: 4/15/15
Available to: College Freshman
Award Amount: $2,500

The Dunkin’ Donuts Scholarship is available to high school seniors residing in New Hampshire.

Preference is given to students pursuing careers in business, hospitality, or food service industries; and to students with a minimum 3.25 GPA and who demonstrate substantial volunteer or community service.

Get more information on the Dunkin’ Donuts Scholarship.


NEWH Las Vegas Chapter Scholarship


Deadline: 4/22/15
Available to: College Junior through College Senior
Award Amount: Varies

Provided by the Network of Executive Women In Hospitality (NEWH), the NEWH Las Vegas Chapter Scholarship is available to students in Nevada and Utah who have an interest in a career in hospitality.

You must have completed at least one half of the requirements for a degree or certification in a hospitality industry program, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the NEWH Las Vegas Chapter Scholarship.


Al Schuman Ecolab Entrepreneurial Scholarships


Deadline: 4/29/15
Available to: College Freshman through College Senior
Award Amount: $5,500

Provided by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation, the Al Schuman Ecolab Entrepreneurial Scholarships are available to undergraduate students who are committed to their education and careers in the restaurant and food service industry while demonstrating a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be eligible for this award.








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