More Scholarships

 

April 15, 2018-The Cedar Creek Lake Kiwanis Club is offering two scholarships-

  • The Kimberly LaCour Memorial Scholarship for graduating seniors who plan to pursue a degree in nursing (LVN or RN). The application is available in the counselor’s office.
  • The Kiwanis Club Scholarship is available to all other graduating seniors. The application is available in the counselor’s office.

 

May 31, 2018– The Divorce Matters Scholarship is a $2,500 award for graduating seniors and current college students who have been affected by divorce. This scholarship is sponsored by Divorce Matters, a divorce and family law firm in Colorado. For further requirements and to apply, visit https://www.divorce-matters.com/#divorce-scholarship.

 

 

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March 31, 2018- The Blue Knights Motorcycle Club is offering their annual Peace Officer Memorial Scholarship to graduating seniors and freshman level college students. Applications are  available in the counselor’s office.

 

July 31, 2018– CardRates.com Financial Futures Scholarship is available to graduating seniors who have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and plan to major in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and other degrees related to the personal finance industry. For further information and to apply, visit www.cardrates.com/scholarship/ 

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March 30, 2018- The Texas Builders Foundation is offering a scholarship to a Texas high school graduate who plans to pursue a construction related trade certification or construction degree. For complete eligibility requirements and information, refer to the Texas Builders Foundation Scholarship Guidebook and the scholarship instructions and auto-fill application at www.TexasBuilders Foundation.org.

 

March 31, 2018– The Daniel McMahon Chapter of the  Daughters of the American Revolution is offering a $500 scholarship to a Henderson County graduating senior who plans to continue their education at TVCC. TVCC will match this scholarship with an additional $500. The application is available in the counselor’s office.

 

April 5, 2018-The Henderson County Literary Club is offering a $500 scholarship, with a matching grant from TVCC to graduating female seniors. The application is  available in the counselor’s office.

 

Scholarships; Summer Pre-Med Camp

 

March 28, 2018– the Tulsa Welding School in Houston is hosting its annual welding competition on April 14, 2018. The grand prize winner will receive a full tuition scholarship to attend Tulsa Welding School. The competition is open to high school seniors who have taken a welding class in high school or at a vocational technical institute. To apply, visit https://www.weldingschool.com/admissions/the-tws-high-school-weld-to-win-competition/. Applications are also available in the counselor’s office

 

May 1, 2018– The First State Bank is offering two scholarships to graduating seniors who will be attending TVCC in the Fall of 2018 and are children of First State Bank customers, who have been associated with FSB for no less than three  The scholarships are $1,200 each. The application and scholarship guidelines are available in the counselor’s office.

 

Stephen F. Austin State University is hosting their tenth JAMP Camp at SFA for juniors(next year seniors) who are interested in getting a jump start on their premedical undergraduate lifestyle and hopefully greater success in applying for the JAMP program in two years. Students will participate in college level instruction in science and math, they spend each morning with clinical professionals in the community, experience a medical school setting at the McGovern Medical School in Houston, and participate in many other activities.  To get more information about this camp and to apply, visit http://www.sfasu.edu/prehealth. Follow the links on the left side of the homepage to get to the Summer Pre-Med Camp website. The camp will be held July 8-15, 2018. Application deadline is April 1, 2018.

 

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May 30, 2018- Patterson Law Group is looking for motivated and passionate students to create a realistic distracted driving awareness campaign. Submission can be in the following forms:

  • Video or other multimedia
  • Written (like a poem). Not to exceed three paragraphs
  • Photo or Graphic (including a viral Facebook post or mock-up of a billboard)

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be full-time students, entering or attending an accredited university or law school in the United States and must maintain a GPA of at least a 3.0.

The recipient will be awarded a $2108 financial aid scholarship to go toward the expenses of his or her education.

Scholarship details and the application can be found at  https://pattersonpersonalinjury.com/distracted-driving-scholarship/.

 

TVCC Scholarships

April 15, 2018– The TVCC Scholarship application is now available. Students who plan to attend TVCC in the Fall of 2018 may use this application to apply for any general scholarship offered by TVCC Foundation. . Under the section where it asks: Please indicate the name(s) of scholarships for which you are applying (only one application necessary for ANY donor or departmental scholarship in the college catalog): just put the words any foundation scholarship. The TVCC foundation scholarship committee will match each student with the best scholarship that fits their dreams and accomplishments. The application is attached and is fillable so that it can be emailed back to TVCC. There are also paper applications in the counselor’s office. To access scholarshipo application, click on:

TVCC Scholarship

 

April 15, 2018-Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Club /TVCC scholarship is also available. Because this scholarship will be matched by TVCC, applicants can use the TVCC scholarship (above) and simply put Cedar Creek Rotary Club in the section asking for which scholarship the student is applying for. Also, students who have graduated and are currently attending TVCC full time may apply for this scholarship.

 

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March 1, 2018- The National Farm Kids Farm Kids to College Scholarship is available for graduating seniors who plan to pursue an agriculture related degree from an accredited college or university. There will be three national scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each.

To apply, go to : http://www.nfo.org/Scholarships/Apps/2018_Farm_Kids_App.pdf

 

March 1, 2018– The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is offering scholarships ranging from $500-$10,000 per academic year- the average scholarship is about $3,700. Applicants must be graduating seniors with above average grades  who plan to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics. For further information and to apply, go to https://seg.org/Scholarships.

 

March 15, 2018– The Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship awards four-year scholarships- each worth up to $20,000 is available to male and female students of any race from any state. The aim is to create deserved college scholarship opportunities for students, with a primary focus on first generation collegians. This is for  graduating seniors who have been accepted to a college or university and are from  LOW INCOME households. To apply , visit http://www.beyondtheboroughs.org/.

 

March 15, 2018– The Microsoft disAbility Scholarship enables high school students with disabilities to go to college and target a career in the technology industry. In addition, the hope is to contribute to increasing the pool of persons living with a disability enrolling in higher education and, in the long term, decrease the unemployment bias for this demographic.

To be considered for the Microsoft disAbility Scholarship, you must:

  1. Be a current high school senior with living with a disAbility (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disAbility.
  2. Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school’s eligibility).
  3. Declare a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field  (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
  4. Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  5. Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
  6. Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  7. Require financial assistance to attend college.
  8. Enrollment status must be full-time or half time.

To apply, go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/microsoftdisabilityscholarship.aspx

 

October 31, 2018– KidGuard is a technology services company that provides information and tools for parents to keep their kids safe online. The KidGuard for Education Scholarship is an effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, ten suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology. High school students, grades 9-12 are eligible to apply. There are multiple scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000. Students must write an essay on one of five topics. For further information, visit https://www.kidguard.com/nonprofits/high-school-scholarship/

 

Scholarship; TX Cybersecurity for High School Girls; Dual Credit Meeting; Senior Meeting

February 12, 2018-Ford Driving Dreams Scholarships are available for application. To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a high school senior graduating in the Spring 2018
  • Be accepted to and planning to attend a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the Fall of 2018
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Have a minimum 1050 SAT score or a minimum 20 ACT score

Apply online at:

www.forddrivingdreams.com .

 

There is an opportunity for high school girls to participate in a learning experience regarding cybersecurity. Please see the link below.

https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/texas-to-participate-in-cybersecurity-program-in-partnership-with-sans-inst

The website to access registration is  https://girlsgocyberstart.com/.

 

Students who are enrolled in dual credit classes, or are planning to take dual credit classes in the future will need to attend a meeting with the TVCC Dual Credit director on February 26 during A Block, in the auditorium. This will include sophomores, junior and seniors.

There will also be a mandatory senior meeting on February 12 during A Block, in the auditorium.

Scholarships; FInancial Aid Events at TVCC

February 28- The Dallas Scottish Rite Library and Museum scholarship is now available for application for graduating high school seniors. This is a $1,000 scholarship which will be awarded to those with the most academic merit, which will be determined by SAT/ACT scores and high school transcripts.  Two personal recommendation letters and two academic letters of recommendation will be required .For further information and to apply, visit www.dallasscottishrite.org,   click on the drop down box  “About Scottish Rite”/Scottish Rite  Forms.

 March 1, 2018-The Henderson County Retired School Personnel Association is offering their annual scholarship to graduating seniors  who:

  • Plan to attend a college or university in the summer/fall and pursue a program in which he/she will receive a teacher certification
  • Be willing to appear before the scholarship committee for a personal interview.

Applications are available in the counselor’s office

 

April 1, 2018– The Northeast Texas Region VI Scholarship is available for application for graduating seniors. The application  is available in the counselor’s office.

 

I have attached a flyer regarding financial aid information events at TVCC.  This information will be useful to graduating seniors who plan to further their education no matter what college, university or vocational school they  decide to attend.

The events listed are:

5-8 PM Thursday, February 1- Learn the Financial Aid Basics

5-8 PM Tuesday, February 6- Applying for Scholarships and Veterans Success

5-8 PM Thursday, February 15- Direct Student Loan Basics and Smart Borrowing

5-8 PM Tuesday, February 20- FREE FAFSA Workshop