guidancebanner.jpg



SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN APRIL





SELECT A MONTH TO VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS BY DUE DATE:


LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Association of Texas Professional Educators
Nominee must be a Midlothian High School Senior planning on majoring in Education. Scholarship is DUE APRIL 30 ,2015 to Mrs. Ballard in the Guidance office. CHANGED DATE FROM MAY TO APRIL. Please download application HERE
ECLAT Foundation Scholarship

ECLAT FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The ECLAT Foundation Scholarship is a one-year $2,000 scholarship for current graduating seniors residing in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Johnson, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant or Wise Counties, or past graduates currently residing in one of those Counties that intend to pursue a baccalaureate degree at an accredited college or university* in the State of Texas*. Selection criteria includes academic excellence, school and community participation and demonstrated leadership potential, with a focus on financial need. Applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or a college GPA of 3.0, plus a minimum SAT score of 1300 or ACT score of 18. Two letters of recommendation are required and final candidates will be interviewed. For more information on the ECLAT Foundation go to [Link]www.eclatfoundation.org.
DUE APRIL 30th, 2015

Federation of Insurance Women of Texas Scholarship
DUE April 30th, 2015
$1,000 per semester for two semesters
Must be taking at least one insurance or business related course
Download application HERE



STATE AND NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
2015 SILA Scholarship
Requirements

The Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation, Inc.) is proud to announce the availability of ten (10) two thousand and five hundred dollar ($2500.00) scholarships for use at any accredited post-secondary college or university

 To qualify for these scholarships the applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be enrolled in one of the following disciplines:Insurance Studies
  • Finance or Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing
  • Education
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school  OR
  • Be employed full-time and enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school
 Required documentation at time of application

  • A completed and electronically signed SILA Foundation Scholarship Application (note you can submit your application starting April 1)A copy of a scholastic transcript that proves the academic requirement
  • Note: If you are a High School Graduating Senior please provide a copy of your high school transcript.  If selected, you MUST provide a copy of your upcoming Fall Enrollment schedule from your college/university before we can release the fund.
A letter of reference
Employment verification letter if applying for consideration as a full-time employeeProof of Citizenship or Permanent Residency (i.e. copy of US Passport, copy of birth certificate, copy of state issued driver’s license, copy of USCIS Permanent Resident Card)

Note: If you fail to provide all required documentation at the time of application, your application will not be considered.

Please e-mail all required documents to scholarships@silafoundation.org.

Selection Process

  1. The SILA Foundation scholarships are competitive and awarded to qualified applicants based on the substance and value of the application information provided.  The applications will be evaluated and approved by the SILA Foundation. We will receive applications from April 1st and conclude on May 30th.
Contact Information:

SILA Foundation
343 Prebster Dr
Brownsburg, IN 46112
p: (866) 247-1284







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.


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.








Students who do not have access to computers at home may use computers in the A.H. Meadows Library. Please note the requirements and deadlines for each scholarship as well as where each completed application must be submitted. As new scholarship opportunities become available they will be posted at that time. D
Like Us on Facebook
Facebook+button.png

Follow Us on Twitter
twitico.png

2011 - Property of Midlothian Independent School District

MHS Guidance Center Home - Academics - Counselors - Naviance - Resources - Scholarships - Seniors - Testing

Midlothian High School - Midlothian Independent School District