• Vinson & Elkins Scholarship Foundation

    Vinson & Elkins Scholarship Foundation

    Amount: $10,000. About: The law firm Vinson & Elkins annually awards scholarships to minority students from Texas who are interested in law. Each applicant must be a member of a racial/ethnic group that has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession or a member of the LGBTQ community, be a high school senior, be in…


  • Don’t Mess With Texas Scholarship

    Don’t Mess With Texas Scholarship

    Amount: $5,000 (Grand Prize), $2,000 (Runners-up). About: Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who “have taken a leadership role to prevent litter in their school and/or community.” Applicants can be any Texas high school senior who planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree at an accredited college or university.…


  • Champion Scholars Award

    Champion Scholars Award

    Amount: $5,000. About: Offered by Champion Energy Services, the Champion Scholars Award is annually granted to high school seniors in its community. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college degree program, be residents of Texas, and meet a minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 on a 4.0…


  • BAFTX Susan Howard Community Service Award

    BAFTX Susan Howard Community Service Award

    Amount: $5,000. About: The British American Foundation of Texas (BAFTX) offers the Susan Howard Community Service Award to low-income students in Texas and Great Britain who demonstrate active community service and academic achievement. Applicants must be between the ages of 11 and 21. The award honors Susan Howard, the founder of BAFTX. Eligible Grade Levels:…


  • Austin Community Foundation Scholarships

    Austin Community Foundation Scholarships

    Amount: Up to $10,000. About: Each year, the Austin Community Foundation offers hundreds of scholarships to local students. The scholarships all have varying criteria and award eligibility, but they can all be applied to through the same application. Those interested fill out one application and are considered for all of the scholarships. Eligible Grade Levels:…


  • AISES Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship

    AISES Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship

    Amount: $2,500 per year for up to 4 years. About: The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) offers various scholarships to students who are studying in a STEM field and identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islanders, and Indigenous peoples of Canada. The AISES Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship…