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Scholarships 2018-19

Name
Deadline
Eligibility
Texas Engineering Foundation Scholarship
 
 
Jan. 18, 2019

Eligibility: scholarships for students studying to become engineers in an engineering program at an ABET-accredited (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) college or university.

 

The Sons of the Republic of Texas Scholarship Jan. 31, 2019

Graduating Seniors in an High School or Home School may enter. Senior students in History, English and Government classes are encouraged to participate. 

 

(Baylor University)
Jan. 31, 2019

Applicants must rank in the top quarter of their graduating class, have a minimum score of 1310 on the SAT or 28 on the ACT, be a bona fide resident of the state of Texas

 

Rove Pest Control Scholarship Jan. 31, 2019

Applicant must be accepted to a college and enrolled in courses full time, minimum GPA of 3.0. See application for more information.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival Scholarship Feb. 1, 2019
Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior, resident of Ellis County, Texas and must have participated in band, orchestra, choir, art and/or drama/theater for a minimum of one (1) year during their high school education.
 
WHS Spirit Cheer Club Scholarship Feb. 1, 2019
Applicant must be in good standing with the WHS Cheerleaders and have passing grades according to UIL guidelines. 
 
Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship Feb. 6, 2019
 
We The People Essay Contest Feb. 14, 2019

Applicants must be in grades 8-12 and ages 14-19, a U.S. Citizen or legal resident

 

Flavorful Futures Scholarship Feb. 15, 2019

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident, a high school senior, a GPA of 2.5+ on a 4.0 scale, must enroll for Fall 2019 as a part-time or full-time study at a 2-year or 4-year college/university/trade or vocational school (accredited), and must not be a relative or dependent child of an employee of Talking Rain or any of its retail customers.

 

Navarro County Electric Cooperative Scholarship Feb. 18, 2019

See application for details. Click here for cover sheet and application checklist.

 

Creative Quilters Guild of Ellis County Scholarship March 1, 2019

Applicants must be a Senior at an Ellis Co. high school; attend a college in the fall of 2019; plan to pursue a degree in some course of study involving textiles, such as interior design, costume design, fashion design, marketing or education fields relating to textiles.

 

Acker Construction's Scholarship for Business & Construction Trades March 1, 2019

Applicant must be a 2019 graduate of Waxahachie High School; must have plans to attend a technical school, a 2-year college, or a 4-year college in the fall of 2019; must be pursuing a career in construction or business at their school of choice. Click for more information.

 

Mac Law Scholarship March 1, 2019

Applicant must be a Waxahachie ISD graduating senior who will be attending the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 2019.

 

Alpha Alpha Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship March 1, 2019

Applicant must be a high school senior female student in Ellis Co. in obtaining a degree in education.

 

WHS Ex-Students' Association Scholarship March 1, 2019

Applicant must be a graduating student of Waxahachie High School in 2019, ranked in the top 25% of class, must be enrolled in a community college, 4-year college or university, or trade school for the fall semester. See application for more information.

 

WHS Ex-Students' Association Athletic Hall of Fame March 1, 2019

Applicant must be a graduating student athlete of Waxahachie High School in 2019, maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, must be enrolled in a community college, 40year college or university, or trade school for the fall semester of 2019.

 

WHS Ex-Students' Association Fine Arts Hall of Fame March 1, 2019

Applicant must be a graduating student of Waxahachie High School in 2019, must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, must be enrolled in a community college, 4-year college or university, or trade school for the fall semester of 2019. See application for more details.

 

Clift Nation's "Stay in School" Scholarship March 6, 2019

Applicant must have attended Oliver E Clift Elementary School as a 5th grader; see application for more details

 

Ellis County Master Gardeners Scholarship March 15, 2019
Must be a current resident of Ellis County, a senior student currently enrolled in an Ellis County High School, or Ellis County Home School Program.
 
Rotary Club of Waxahachie Scholarship March 15, 2019
Any student graduating from any Waxahachie high school with an active Interact program is eligible for consideration. You do not have to participate in Interact although it is a plus.
 
Ellis County Master Gardner Association Scholarship March 15, 2019
Applicant must be graduating high school in 2019 and have declared their intent to pursue a degree in horticulture or disciplines related to horticulture. Additional information found under the scholarship tab on the website. www.ecmga.com
 
Jackson Community Funeral Home Scholarship March 22, 2019
Applicant must be a graduating WHS senior who is a descendent of a Turner High School or Oaklawn High School graduate. 
 
Waxahachie Rebekah Lodge #381 Scholarship March 22, 2019
Applicant must plan on attending school in the fall. See application for more details.
 
 
March 22, 2019 See application for more details.
Dr. Rick McMichael Scholarship
March 22, 2019
 
Return to Brandie Johnson.
Applicant must be a senior or graduate, have maintained a minimum C average and completed a CTE coherent sequence of 2 or more courses for 3 or more credits. Return application to Brandie Johnson by deadline.
 
Cherokee Charmer Booster Club Scholarship March 29, 2019
Eligibility: have attended 80% of performance with excused absences only, have a B (2.7) or above GPA, have nor been in ISS or have any disciplinary actions, have contributed to the Charmer line in a positive way, completed 30 volunteer hours in the current school year. For a full list, click here.
 
Waxahachie Lady Indian Soccer Booster Club Scholarship March 31, 2019
Applicant must be a graduating senior that has represented the organization with honor and is in good standing; cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher; teacher recommendation; 
Kody Hodge Scholarship March 31, 2019
Must be a theatre major at Amarillo College; demonstrate a financial need through completion of the FAFSAl graduate with at least an 80% GPA in high school or 2.75 GPA in higher education; prior theatre experience; complete an audition for Amarillo College; 
Waxahachie Youth Baseball/Softball Scholarship April 1, 2019
Applicant must be a current WISD student having played WYBA baseball or softball. 
 
Jameson Conner's Memorial "Stay in School" $1000 Scholarship (Northside Elementary)
April 5, 2019
 
Return to counselor's office

Applicant must have attended Northside Elementary school as a fifth grader in the 2011-2012 school year and been promoted to the sixth grade from Northside Elementary.  See Application for full requirements.

 

Ted and Nancy Paup Texas A&M Legacy Scholarship
April 5, 2019

Applicant must be in good academic standing, demonstrate moral character, active in community service, graduating senior in the class of 2019, accepted to Texas A&M University in College Station.

 

The ECLAT Foundation Scholarship
May 1, 2019

Applicants must be currently graduating senior residing in Ellis County that intend to pursue a degree at a college or university in the state of Texas.

 

M.E. Singleton Scholarship
May 2, 2019

See application for more details.

 

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship
July 30, 2019
(Fall award)

Applicant must be a high school senior accepted to a four-year university by the time of the award.

 

Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award
July 31, 2019
(Spring award)

Applicant must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, High School Senior or Undergraduate with less than 90 hours; must be working towards a degree in social work with the intent on assisting seniors and the elderly.

 

College Week Live Monthly Scholarships Monthly Click HERE to see eligibility requirements for this scholarship.
University Tutor  Monthly  Click HERE to see this scholarship's contest rules.
     
Scholarships for Psychology Majors  Multiple Listings of multiple scholarships for Psychology majors.  See each listing for scholarship eligibility requirements.
 
 
 
 
Scholarship Websites
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American Indian College Fund  VARIES National
Common Knowledge Foundation  OPEN National
Navarro College    
Student Scholarships   State
ApplyTexas 400 Scholarships   State
Cappex Scholarship Search      National
The American Legion   National
DoSomething.org Scholarships   National
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Working Through College    
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FAFSA Application    
Fastweb  Scholarship match site National 
 
 
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Here to Help!

*Krissi Mechelay
Post-Secondary Student Advisor
kmechelay@wisd.org
972.923.4600 x21067

 

*Holly Moore
Post-Secondary Student Advisor and NCAA Eligibility   hmoore@wisd.org

972.923.4600 x21167

2018-19 Scholarship Notes:
 All Scholarship applications are available online. Students must download information about individual scholarships. Students who do not have access to a computer or printer at home may use computers and printer in the library.

Once you have printed the scholarship application, please check the deadline and where to submit the completed application.

Due to confidential information, all completed applications MUST BE sealed in an envelope with student name and the name of the scholarship on the outside. Students: It is your responsibility to supply the envelopes.

All deadline dates must be met as stated on the application forms. There will be no exceptions.
 
Many scholarships are moving to an online process. If you have a problem accessing the links to any of the above scholarships, please contact the webmaster or report it to the post-secondary advisors above so that we may correct the problem.
 
Thank you and good luck with your hunt for scholarships!