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 Sweetwater High School Scholarship Application (PDF) (Common Application)  

  • Common Application (link at top of page)

    Due to Mrs. Kiker by May 10th
  • Due to Mrs. Kiker by May 3rd
  • Use Sweetwater Common Application

    Due to Mrs. Kiker by May 1st
  • Sweetwater Lions Club Scholarship Application Requirements

    The Sweetwater Lions Club will be awarding a scholarship of ($500 per year) for a period of (2 years) to a Sweetwater High School graduating senior. The student must attend an accredited college, university, or technical school and be enrolled full-time (12 hours) to receive the scholarship.  The recipient must be a resident of Sweetwater School District.

    The Lions Club Scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

    1. Community service to school and/or local community (List on Scholarship Service Form)

    2. 500-word essay

    3. School activities/leadership roles

    4. Financial need for assistance (ex. no other significant funds available)

    5. List scholarships received

    6. Honors/Awards Achievements

    7. Recommendations

    The following is required:

    1. Transcript of high school credits

    2. GPA of 2.8 or above

    The following information must be typed or computer generated:

    1. Letter of recommendation from a teacher in subject matter of major interest

    2. Letter or recommendation from a community leader, clergy or employer

    3. 500-word essay on how community service has influenced your development

    4. Completion of Service Application Form

    This essay should include accurate statements regarding the extent of your community service experiences. It should also include financial need, and honors and award achievements in high school. Demonstrate any outstanding community service accomplishments, and describe personal transformation experienced from service work.  Explain why it is important for every person to be involved in some type of service work within the community.

    The Sweetwater Lions Club Scholarship Committee may interview final candidate.  Interested students should pick up an application from the Sweetwater High School Office by

    March 25, 2019, complete the application and submit it to the Sweetwater High School Office by April 30, 2019.  Applications received after this date will not be considered.  Scholarship recipient will be announced at the awards ceremony on May 9, 2018 at 6:00-7:30p.m.

  • https://www.wtc.edu/uploads/appsforms/FA2019-20/FoundationScholarship.pdf  

    Submit completed application to: 

    Western Texas College 
    Attn: WTC Foundation 
    6200 College Ave 
    Snyder, TX 79549 
    Phone: 325-574-7943 
    Fax: 325-573-9321 
    e-mail: foundation@wtc.edu 

    In person c/o: 
    Secretary, Building 15 (Purple building, Workforce Training Center) 
    Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm Friday 8am-4pm For 

    Consideration Submit by: April 19, 2019 

    Late or incomplete applications (missing essay and/or transcript) WILL NOT be considered for scholarships. 

    Scholarship Application Checklist: 
    1. Completed and Signed scholarship application 
    2. Typed essay, 500 words or more (see below for instructions) 
    3. Transcript from your most current high school or college  
  • Use the Sweetwater Common Application (link at top of scholarship page) and turn in to Mrs. Kiker before next Friday
  • The Club will award a $1000 scholarship to one graduating senior from each of the four Nolan County high schools. 

    Criteria for awarding the scholarships include, but are not limited to, the following: 

    • U.S. citizenship 

    • graduating senior from Sweetwater, Roscoe, Highland, or Blackwell Independent School 

    Districts academic achievement financial need career plans attendance at an accredited Texas vocational/technical school, college or university by the fall semester after high school graduation 

    Applicants must submit the enclosed scholarship application and: 

    • Official high school transcript with GPA and SAT/ACT score(s) 

    • Two letters of recommendation from someone outside your school. 

    Statement listing reasons and need for financial assistance, if any 

    Submit completed applications and supporting materials to: 

    Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol 
    Club Attn: Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 1293 Sweetwater, TX 79556 

    Application due date: April 24th, 

    Application must be mailed. No exceptions. 
  • Application located on the top of Scholarship Page or SHS page

    ***Due to Mrs. Kiker by April 30th

  • https://austincf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1128

    This scholarship is targeted at an individual planning a career with agriculture, veterinary sciences or ranching . The recipient of this scholarship must be a citizen of Nolan County and a graduating senior at Sweetwater High School, Highland Secondary High School, Blackwell High School or Roscoe Early College Academy. The recipient must be of good character and show a passion for animals and the land.  

    Award  $1,200.00

    Deadline  04/08/2019

    Supplemental Questions

    Have you ever worked on a farm/ranch?

    Have you been a member or done 4-H Project?

    Please list your hobbies below.

    List two character references (outside of family)

  • Mail or delivery by April 12, 2019 to:

    Nolan County Farm Bureau, 410 Lamar St., Sweetwater, TX 79556 or email application and required documents to Hannah Howard at HHoward@txfb-ins.com

    *If you have any questions, please contact the Farm Bureau office in Sweetwater at 325-235-1010

  • Sweetwater Lions Club Scholarship Application Requirements

    The Sweetwater Lions Club will be awarding a scholarship of ($500 per year) for a period of (2 years) to a Sweetwater High School graduating seniorThe student must attend an accredited college, university, or technical school and be enrolled full-time (12 hours) to receive the scholarship.  The recipient must be a resident of Sweetwater School District.

    The Lions Club Scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

    Community service to school and/or local community (List on Scholarship Service Form) 

    500-word essay

    School activities/leadership roles

    Financial need for assistance (ex. no other significant funds available)

    List scholarships received

    Honors/Awards Achievements

    Recommendations

    The following is required:

    Transcript of high school credits

    GPA of 2.8 or above

    The following information must be typed or computer generated:

    Letter of recommendation from a teacher in subject matter of major interest

    Letter or recommendation from a community leader, clergy or employer

    500-word essay on how community service has influenced your development

    Completion of Service Application Form

    This essay should include accurate statements regarding the extent of your community service experiences. It should also include financial need, and honors and award achievements in high school. Demonstrate any outstanding community service accomplishments, and describe personal transformation experienced from service workExplain why it is important for every person to be involved in some type of service work within the community.

    The Sweetwater Lions Club Scholarship Committee may interview final candidate.  Interested students should pick up an application from the Sweetwater High School Office by

    March 25, 2019, complete the application and submit it to the Sweetwater High School Office by April 30, 2019.  Applications received after this date will not be considered.  Scholarship recipient will be announced at the awards ceremony on May 9, 2018 at 6:00-7:30p.m.


  • The Taylor Electric Cooperative scholarship program provides $1,000 scholarships to local students each year. Scholarships will be sent directly to the university, college or vocational institution of each student’s choice. Applicants pursuing college and/or vocational-technical degrees will receive equal consideration. The minimum grade point average required for eligibility is 85.

    Eligibility:
    – Student must be an enrolled high school senior
    – Student and parent or legal guardian must live in a permanent residence powered by Taylor Electric Cooperative

    Scholarship Applications for 2019 are due April 5!

    2019 Scholarship Application:
    https://taylorelectric.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/scholarshipapplication2019.pdf

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

    A) Be a high school senior planning to enroll for classes in the Fall of 2019.

    B) Be enrolled in a program that is groundwater industry-related, such as hydrogeology, water resource management, water well construction and supply, geology, etc.

    Applications can be found by going to:
    https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10052/len_assante_scholarship_fund_scholarship.php

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

    A) Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

    B) Be graduating from high school in the spring of 2019 and entering college as a Full-Time Freshmen in the Fall of 2019 and be of African-American descent.

    Applications can be found by going to:
    https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15550/boule_foundation_scholarship_scholarship.php

  • This year, students are to enter the contest with an array of options- an essay, song, poem, or infographic. Alongside this, they are to nominate a teacher who inspired their creativity. The winning Texas applicant will receive a $2,500 scholarship, and their teacher will receive $1,000 as well. Three Texas winners will be selected, totaling $5,000 in scholarships! 

    Entries are open now! Complete details for the scholarship can be found here: http://herrmanandherrman.com/scholarship
  • https://cfabilene.academicworks.com/

    The Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame began as the AISD Hall of Fame in 1988. The AISD Hall of Fame inducted 10 inaugural members, but was disbanded after two years. Then, in 2002, the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame began as an effort to honor the outstanding high school athletes and coaches from a nineteen-county area surrounding Abilene. With the blessing of the AISD, the original 10 members of the AISD were included in the new Big Country Hall of Fame.

    Eligibility
    • Must be a graduating senior who attended high school in one of the 19 counties listed (Knox, Kent, Stonewall, Haskell, Throckmorton, Scurry, Fisher, Jones, Shackelford, Stephens, Mitchell, Nolan, Taylor, Callahan, Eastland, Runnels, Coleman, Brown, Comanche)
    • Be in the top 25 percent of your graduating class
    • Must have participated as an athlete in varsity high school athletics
    • Applicant must have been enrolled in the high school for three years (including senior year).

    Donor
    Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame

    Award
    Award Amount Varies

    Deadline
    03/01/2019

    Supplemental Questions
    • Were you enrolled at your high school for at least three years?
    • Have you been forced to change schools due to imposed boundaries or changes within the school district?
    • Have you participated in varsity athletics during your high school years?
    • List sport and the year or years you played at the varsity level.
    • Please provide an essay that discusses what life skills you have gained by being involved in athletics and what your future goals are. Reflect on what you might have missed if you had not been able to participate in athletics.(300 word limit.)
    • Provide the name and email address of your varsity coach (Your Coach may not be listed on your General Application as a reference) to submit an online reference on your behalf. **THIS IS REQUIRED TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP.**
    • Provide the name and email address of a teacher/professor who knows your character and is willing to submit an online reference on your behalf (No relatives).
  • Download the Packet here (PDF)

    The J.C. Landon Testamentary Trust is providing scholarships for deserving students. The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. (CSA), a non-profit, independent organization is the facilitator of the scholarship fund.

    The application will be open from February 28, 2019 until April 30, 2019
    Apply online
  • Last year, the Austin Community Foundation granted over 351 scholarships totaling $635,000 to current students. Our easy to use online application has over 100 scholarship opportunities, all with different criteria so more students are eligible for more opportunities. This online application is open to students now until April 8, 2019. 

    Students can begin the application by creating an account at https://austincf.academicworks.com. They will be prompted to fill out one general application. By completing this application, the student will be auto-matched to scholarship opportunities they qualify for. Some opportunities may require the student to answer additional questions.

    The application does ask for a copy of the student’s transcript, it does not have to be an official copy that is mailed. Students can upload a PDF version instead.
  • Download the Scholarship packet here

    Scholarship for Excellence Application Requirements 
    HBC (Higginbotham Bros. & Co.) created the Scholarship for Excellence award program to encourage and assist in the educational pursuits of our community's graduating seniors. 

    Permissible uses of funds: 
    Payment of tuition and fees required for enrollment, books, supplies and/or equipment required for courses of instruction at an accredited four-year university, junior college or TEA-approved trade schools that offer an associate degree. 

    Criteria for applying:
    • Must be a graduating senior from the Class of 2019.
    • Must have maintained a minimum 2.50 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale. High school counselors must verify and certify the accuracy of the stated GPS by signature and date. (Home school students must provide a copy of transcript from high school level course work.)
    • Must meet the federal entrance requirements at an accredited four-year university, junior college or TEA approved trade school to which you apply.
    • Must be enrolled as a full-time student (12-hour minimum).
    • Total scholarship awarded will be $1,000. HBC will pay $500 for the fall semester upon receipt of voucher, invoices or official letter providing proof of enrollment. The first installment will be made payable to the school's financial aid or business office.
    • Recipient is required to submit proof of spring enrollment and sustained 2.00 GPA from fall semester to qualify for the remaining $500. Final installment will also be made payable to the school's financial aid or business office.

    NOTE: If recipient's cumulative GPA falls below 2.00 or if the recipient fails to register as a full-time student for the spring semester, recipient will be placed on probation for one semester. If probationary issues are not corrected within the following semester, the remaining scholarship funds allotted to that student ($500) will be revoked. If the recipient fails to enroll or register for any course work during the spring semester, then the remaining scholarship funds allotted to that student ($500) will be revoked. 

    Other Important Information:
    • Applications will be submitted to the selection committee to be graded on the criteria mentioned above.
    • Applications will be accepted no later than 5:00 PM on April 1, 2019.
    • Notification process will begin in May.

    For more information about the scholarship program you may contact Donna Coolbaugh, Human Resources Director at (325) 200-4818 or donna@higginbothams.com. Applications MUST be sent back via United States Postal Service to Higginbotham Bros. & Co., Attn: Donna Coolbaugh, P.O. Box 392, Comanche, TX 76442. Any applications submitted to us via email will be rejected.
  • Download the Nursing Scholarship Packet here (PDF)

    Applicants must be residents of Nolan County and seniors at one of the high schools in the county. Complete the Application Form and return by mail along with the following supporting documents.
    1. A LETTER answering all of the following questions:
    2.    1. Why do you want to be a nurse? How did you originally become interested in nursing as a career?
         2. What kind of nursing work to you plan on doing? Where do you plan to practice nursing (i.e., where and what kind of facility)?
         3. Why do you need scholarship assistance?
         4. Have you applied for or been granted other scholarships? If so, please answer the following:
             a. Name of scholarship and/or grant
             b. Amount you will receive
             c. Which semesters
             d. Will these scholarships/grants pay for books and tuition only
    3. TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION At least one on school letterhead from a current or past teacher, counselor or principal. We require that letter(s) of recommendation come from someone who is familiar with your academic record. The second letter may be from another non-family source such as a pastor, scout leader, employer.
    4. A COPY of your most recent TRANSCRIPT. An unofficial transcript is acceptable.
    5. A COPY of the LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE from the college you will be attending.

    After you have assembled your application packet to mail to us, be sure to look over this list to verify you have included all the required documents. We also recommend that you make a copy of your complete application packet for your own file. Only complete application packets will be considered. Finalists may be required to have an interview with the selection committee and will be notified of the schedule for the interviews.
  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: 
    • Be a resident of Texas.
    • Major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Business.
    Applications can be found here
  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: 
    • Be a resident of the state of Texas
    • Be a 2019 graduate of a Texas high school
    • Have an overall high school grade average of 85

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: 
    • Be a graduating high school senior, entering college freshman, sophomore, or junior in Texas.
    • Be planning on majoring in Agriculture and/or Natural Resource.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or plan to enroll in a college or university in the US.
    • Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories.
    • Be 16 years of age on the day of the deadline.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Have attended the Texas Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Conference.
    • Be a confirmed junior or senior in high school in order to qualify for the scholarship.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Student must be classified as a senior at a High School in the state of Texas.
    • Student must be planning to attend Texas State University the fall following high school graduation.
    • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a woman age 16 or older.
    • Be planning on attending school in the fall of the year that you apply.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
    • Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a legal resident of the 50 United States and DC.
    • Be 13 years or older at the time of entry.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Must plan to attend an accredited college or university in the state of Texas
    • Must enroll full-time in college and maintain a 2.5 college GPA

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be at least 13 years of age or older.
    • Submit your entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be between the ages of 16-21 and plan on attending school in the fall of 2019.
    • Have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Plan on attending a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2019 in the United States or Canada.
    • Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

    Applications can be found here

  • IVLA understands the importance of a college education for students!  We also understand the expense to families in providing a college education for their children.  We are proud to announce that we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who will be attending a post-secondary school in the Fall of 2019.

    We are offering a $1,000 scholarship to any U.S. student accepted to a national college or university who meets the guidelines listed below. Our goal is to provide opportunities to make a college education more affordable to students who desire to pursue a higher education. Our selection process is merit based and determined by the creativity of a 500 word essay submitted through our website.

    U.S. resident accepted to an accredited U.S. university, community college, or trade school
    • Submit a 300 – 500 word essay
    • Have a 2.5 GPA or higher
    • Must be a high school senior or undergraduate student with 1+ school year(s) remaining
    • Must be submitted on or before April 30th, 2019
  • The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship  

    In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:
    • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
    • Enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment
    • Consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and quote for display on Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) websites if notified as the winner
    • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply

    A $1,000 award will be given to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field).

    Applicants must submit an essay no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional experience.

    Award selection will be based upon:
    • Completed application
    • Originality (20%)
    • Creativity (20%)
    • Writing Skills (20%)
    • Inspiration (20%)
    • Demonstrated interest in addiction treatment and recovery (20%)

    The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be credited to the student’s school.
    Certain information must be provided by the student to The Recovery Village in order for the school to receive the funds.

    Apply Online Now
  • The deadline for our We the Students Essay Contest is less than a month away so please remind your students to submit their essays as soon as possible.

    We don’t want your students to miss out on an opportunity to win one of fifteen scholarships including a $5,000 First Prize.

    We are especially excited about this year’s contest because we are asking students to personalize their essays by telling us what citizenship looks like in their communities in 21st century America.

    Please visit the website for the full list of rules and regulations and the application portal.

    APPLY TODAY
  • The Nolan County Foundation has authorized 25 merit based scholarships for 2019 in the amount of $500 each for Nolan County high school seniors attending a Texas college or university.

    The Foundation has awarded over $300,000 to Nolan County high school graduates and continues to support these students in furthering their educational pursuits.

    Here is the link for the scholarship application and the applications need to be submitted on line by April 1, 2019.  To see all available scholarships you may search here.
  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a graduating high school senior.
    • Plan on attending a school in the automotive, heavy duty, or collision repair fields.

    Applications can be found here.

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a childhood cancer survivor who has demonstrated the ability to overcome the difficult challenges of cancer with determination and motivation.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Plan on attending school during the 2019/2020 school year.
    • Work or have been employed at KFC.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Have a Total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above
    • 3.5 or better for high school applicants

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance
    • GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolling as parttime or full-time undergraduate or graduate student, attending accredited colleges or universities

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a legal resident of the 50 United States and DC
    • Be 13 years or older at the time of entry

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a graduating senior in high school or a current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college.
    • Be between the ages of 16 and 22.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolling as parttime or full-time undergraduate or graduate student, attending accredited colleges or universities
    • Have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or 70 on a 100 point (%) scale

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a United States citizen and currently be enrolled in college or high school
    • Be at least 13 years of age or older

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
    • Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a citizens or resident of the United States.
    • Be a graduating high school senior or are already a currently enrolled college students who is interested in pursuing a career as a contractor.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
    • Have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a High school seniors who will be enrolled in college the following semester
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

    Applications can be found here

  • To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
    • Be a 12th grade student who is an active National Beta member.
    • Be planning on attending university or college at an accredited institution during the 2019/2020 school year.

    Applications can be found here

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