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BIG SPRING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION            *Please mail or fax the completed application to the office noted on the form.

Scholarship Community Service Agencies List / Contact Information  (Big Spring Campus) COMMUNITY SERVICE RESOURCES

 

CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS

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Larry and Susan McLellan Dental Hygiene Scholarship

This endowed scholarship began in 2013 by Larry and Susan McLellan.  This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually at the Dental Hygiene pinning ceremony to a 2nd year Dental Hygiene student.

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James and Betty Barr Ag Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established in 2016 in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Barr.  This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time.  Preference is given to a student majoring in agriculture.  A 2.5 GPA must be maintained.

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Farm Boys Dental Hygiene Scholarship

The Farm Boys Dental Hygiene Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018.  This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually at the Dental Hygiene  pinning ceremony.  It is awarded to a 2nd year Dental Hygiene student who has maintained a 3.5 GPA or higher.

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Paul Wesley Morgan Endowed Scholarship

The Paul Wesley Morgan Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018 by Mr. Morgan’s children to honor his memory.  This scholarship fund will be used to provide financial support to a Howard College student enrolled in technical or  academic courses in an effort to complete the educational requirements necessary to obtain a certificate or associate degree.

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Kelila Slate Scholarship for the Arts

This scholarship was established in 2018 in memory of Kelila Slate.  Kelila had a passion for music and dance and celebrated her life by performing, teaching, and sharing her enthusiasm and talent.  This scholarship is given to a deserving student majoring in the arts.

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Joyce Bradley Endowed Vocal Scholarship

Established in 2018 in memory of Joyce Bradley.  This scholarship is awarded annually to a music major.

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Tommy Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2018 to honor the memory of Volunteer Fire Chief Tommy Sullivan.  This scholarship is awarded annually to a student in the firefighting or EMS program.

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Rob Ethridge Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving Coahoma High School graduate who demonstrates outstanding leadership and good moral character.

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Karl Jobst Scholarship

The Karl Jobst scholarship was created to provide support to aspiring dentists, dental hygienists and those who wish to work in academia.  Students from all majors and areas of study are encourage to apply.

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Florence Read Memorial Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist worthy Howard County Students interested in agriculture.

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FA Davis Nursing Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship reflects our continued commitment to the education of nurses and recognizes the very special nature of those who have chosen to embark on the challenging, yet rewarding career path.  We understand how hard nurses work, and want to reward them for their dedication to the field.

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Anna Smith Nursing Endowment Scholarship

The Anna Smith Nursing Scholarship was established in 2011.  Anna Bell Smith joined the Howard College family in 1959 and retired in 1977.  She was the Director of Women’s Physical Education and then Dean of Students.  She served on the Executive Board for the Texas Association of Heath, Physical Education and Recreation and as a member of the committee that was instrumental in getting health education recognized on all levels in our public schools.  She was inducted into the Western Junior College Athletic Conference Hall of Fame in 2011.  This scholarship is awarded annually to a Howard college nursing student who is a graduate of a Howard County High School.

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The Fab Five Scholarship

This Scholarship was created in 2018 by a nursing alum who attended Howard College.  Holly Ludington was a single mom when she attended and graduated from the Howard College LVN program nine years ago.  She wanted to honor her five children (The Fab Five) and assist a nursing student with expenses as a way of giving back to those who encouraged her.

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Sue Montgomery Balzer Nursing Endowment Scholarship

The Sue Montgomery Balzer Nursing Scholarship was established in 2015 by Mr. Clifford Balzer in memory of his wife, Sue.  Mrs. Balzer was a life-long Howard County resident and graduate of Howard College.  She worked as the Registrar at Big Spring ISD for many years.  Mr. and Mrs. Balzer had a passion for education and nursing.  Many of their family members are in the health care field.  This scholarship is awarded annually to a Howard College nursing student

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Martha Slagle Youngman Memorial Scholarship for Nursing

The Martha Jane Slagle Youngman Memorial Nursing Scholarship was established in 2004 by Mr. William Slagle in memory of his sister Martha Jane Youngman.  Awarded to assist a deserving student accepted or enrolled in the Accelerated RN program at Howard College.

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Louise Worthy, MD Child Care Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist Howard College students with childcare at Howard Cottage.

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Jeb Worthy Nursing Scholarship

The Jeb Worthy Memorial Scholarship fund is a component fund of the Permian Basin Area Foundation.  This scholarship was established in 2002 for Howard College in memory of Jeb Worthy by an anonymous donor.  The Worthy family has had a life-long commitment to health care in Howard County.  This scholarship is awarded every year to nursing students attending Howard College.

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Woodmen of the World Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist deserving students attending the Howard College – Big Spring campus.  Preference is given to students whose relative(s) are members of the fraternal organization.

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Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship

The Howard College Board of Trustees offers tuition scholarships to each student certified to be valedictorian of a graduating class of an accredited high school in Texas.  This scholarship must be claimed for the Fall semester following Spring graduation from high school.  Scholarships for $600 per year are offered to each student certified to be salutatorian of a graduating class at an accredited high school in Texas.

In order to eligible for the valedictorian or salutatorian scholarships, the applicant’s name must be on file with the Texas Education Agency, Austin Texas.

C.D. and Ruby Helen Turner Memorial Fund

Awarded to students that are enrolled at least part-time on the Howard College campus and maintain a 2.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to the Howard College service area students.

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Ann Garrett Turner Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist students with the cost of residential hall living

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John Stowers Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving Howard County resident majoring in Law Enforcement at Howard College-Big Spring campus.

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Dora Roberts Intramurals

Awarded to selected students based on interview and application.  Student must contact the Director of Student Activities for tryout information.

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Dora Roberts Honors Scholarship

Awarded annually to the top 10% scholastic graduates in the area high schools as certified by the high school principals.  These awards are to be used for the first two semesters immediately after high school graduation.

Presentation of awards are made at end-of year high school assemblies and graduation exercises.

Dora Roberts Departmental Scholarship

Scholarships are available to students interested in completing a certificate or an associated degree at Howard College.  Students must have and maintain a 2.5 GPA.

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Zula Rhodes 4-H and AG Scholarship

Awarded annually to a deserving student majoring in agriculture.

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Movelda Rhine Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a Howard College Big Spring campus students pursing an Associated Degree in Business.

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Adrian and Mary Randle Scholarship Fund

Established and awarded to assist worthy Howard County students with an interest in agriculture.

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Performance Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students who wish to participate in various performing groups.  These scholarships include art, band/choir, theatre, and Livestock Judging Team.  Students MUST indicate which scholarship they are apply for on the application.

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Diana Currie Nichols Memorial Scholarship

The Diana Currie Nichols Nursing Scholarship fund was established in 1997 by Diana’s family in her memory.  Diana attended Howard College in 1974 and received her BSN at Texas Tech University.  She worked at Scenic Mountain Medical Center in Women’s Health.  Diana and her family have had a life-long commitment to health care in Howard County.  This scholarship is awarded annually to a Howard College Big Spring nursing student.  

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J.D. and Mattie Miller Memorial Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist deserving Howard County high school graduates who demonstrate academic achievement and good moral character.  Students must have graduated within the past two years.  Preference given to Coahoma High School graduates.

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Albert and Katherine McNallen Scholarship

Awarded annually to a student graduating from a high school in Howard County, and interested in the performing arts program.

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P.W. Malone Memorial Scholarship

In 2000, a new scholarship fund was established by the closure of the Malone Hogan Foundation established in 1975.  Dr. Malone’s daughter, Mary Frances was responsible for transferring the Malone Hogan Foundation funds equal to Howard College and SWCID for scholarships.  Mary Frances Malone said, “My father’s love for education makes this the perfect option for the funds.”  Dr. Malone was one of the founding Trustees for the Howard County Junior College District serving 53 years of continuous service from 1945 until his death in 1998.  This scholarship is awarded annually.  Student must be enrolled full-time on the Howard College Big Spring Campus or SWCID campus and must maintain a 2.5 GPA.  Student will be supported for two years if all criteria are met.

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Red and Robbie Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established and awarded to aid students with high potential in the field of math/science.  Must be a full-time student to be eligible for consideration.

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Wendell Lawrence Memorial Scholarship

Established and awarded to aid worthy and needy Howard County Students with outstanding leadership and academic abilities.  Must be a full-time student.

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Keating Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to Howard County High School seniors.

Selected by faculty and administration of each school.

Mary Johnson Scholarship

Student must demonstrate good moral character.  Must be enrolled full-time on the Howard College-Big Spring campus and maintain a 2.5 GPA.  Preference will be given to graduates from a Mitchell County High School. (Colorado City, Loraine, Westbrook).

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Johnny Johansen Memorial Scholarship

Sponsored by the Big Spring Council of Garden Clubs to be awarded to an Agriculture/Plant Science major.

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Howard College Journalism Scholarship

Given to students enrolled full-time on the Howard College-Big Spring campus and maintain a 3.0 GPA.  Must submit 3 examples of previous work in a journalism related effort along with application.

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Howard College Cheerleaders

Given to selected students based on grade point average and audition.  Students must contact Cheerleading Coach for tryout information.

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Howard College Diplomats

Scholarships available on the Big Spring, San Angelo, and SWCID campuses.  Awarded to selected students based on interview and participation in academic and extra-curricular activities.

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Troy Hogue Law Enforcement Scholarship

Established and awarded to aid students majoring in law enforcement.  Must demonstrate good academic achievement and good moral character.

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Robert Huibregtse Memorial Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist worthy students majoring in math or science.

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Alice B. Haynes Memorial Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist students enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program.  This scholarship is awarded annually to a student entering their second year.

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Alice Haynes Big Spring Rotary Club Dental Hygiene Scholarship

Established and awarded to aid worthy students who demonstrate financial need.  Must be a second year Dental Hygiene student.

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W.B. Hardy Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a deserving vocational/technical degree student with good moral character and ability to achieve college and career goals.

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Scott and Ginger Griffin Memorial Scholarship

Student must be enrolled full-time on Howard College campus and maintain a 2.0 GPA.  Student must be disabled or the parent of a disabled child as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Dorothy Garrett LVN Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist a worthy Howard County resident interested in a career in Licensed Vocational Nursing.

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ETLD Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist a deserving student who demonstrates the potential to achieve college and career goals.  Preference given to graduates of Big Spring or Forsan, majoring in English, History, or Political Science.

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Robert Duncan Honorary Scholarship

Awarded to High School students who will be taking 12 college hours or more.

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Desire to Achieve Scholarship

Established and awarded to aid worthy students who demonstrate financial need.

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David Counts Honorary Scholarship

Awarded to High School students who will be taking 12 college hours or more.

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Tatia Colvin Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1984 to aid worthy graduates of Big Spring High School with a preference to theatre students.  Must be a full-time student, maintain satisfactory progress and an overall 2.5 GPA.

 

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J.T. and Dorothy Clements Scholarship

Student must be enrolled full-time on the Howard College campus majoring in an academic degree plan and maintain a 2.5 GPA.

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Arts Scholarships

Scholarships of various amounts are available through individual arts departments to aid student interested in majoring in art, music, or theater.  When applying please indicate which major you are interested in.

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Carrie Carnahan Memorial Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist a deserving graduating senior of Coahoma High School majoring in nursing at Howard College.

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Everett Blackburn Athletic Trainer Scholarship

Awarded annually to aid a student interested in athletic training or sports medicine.

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Big Spring Athletic Association

Awarded to to Big Spring area graduates interested in the field of athletic training.

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Big Spring High School Class of ’65 Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a graduating senior at Big Spring High School.  Preference is given to students whose relative is a member of the BSHS class of 1965.

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John Bayne Memorial Scholarship

Established and awarded to assist worthy students majoring in the field of psychology.

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Jack Barber Memorial Scholarship

Established and awarded to aid worthy and needy baseball athletes with outstanding leadership and academic ability.

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Athletic Scholarships

Scholarships are available in men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, rodeo and softball.  Please designate which athletic area you are interested in.

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Adams Andrews Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving Forsan High School graduate who demonstrates outstanding leadership and good moral character.

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Coahoma Lions Club Scholarship

Awarded to a senior at Coahoma High School.

Applications are available from the Counselor’s office at Coahoma High School

Carr Presidential Scholarship

This is a nomination based scholarship.  To enter yourself to be considered for nomination please complete the steps found on the information sheet under application.

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USDA Scholarships

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is made up of 29 agencies and offices with nearly 100,000 employees who serve the American people at more than 4,500 locations across the country and abroad.

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Sonic / KBST Scholarship

Awarded annually to deserving Howard County graduating seniors.  Application and essay are required, see link or obtain from the high school counselor’s office.

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Polly Mays Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established to award annually a deserving Howard County resident history major.  Scholarships are available for full or part-time students.  (A separate application and essay are required).

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Permian Honor Scholarship

Awarded annually to area high school graduates who are in the top percentile of their graduation class and who have scored highest on the ACT or SAT.  These scholarships are made for up to four years if satisfactory progress is maintained and if the student remains in a college in the Permian Basin.  You must use the application linked to this scholarship.

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Marie Hall Scholarship

Awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and who have graduated from or maintained residence in Howard or surrounding counties.

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Kiwanis Club of Big Spring Scholarship

Awarded annually to a Big Spring High School Key Club member who plans to enroll at Howard College.  Applications are available from the BSHS Key Club Sponsor.

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Dr. Preston and Elizabeth Badgett Harrison Rotary Scholarship

Awarded to a Howard County resident enrolled full-time at Howard College-Big Spring.

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Big Spring Downtown Lions Club

Established in 2016 this scholarship is awarded to sophomore student attending or returning to Howard College.  Student must reside in Howard County and maintain 2.0 GPA.

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Chicano Golf Association Scholarship

Awarded to High School students who will be taking 12 college hours or more.

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Charles, Lela, and Mary Slough Scholarship

This scholarship is available to High School graduated students planning to attend Howard College.  Specific criteria and details are available from the Financial Aid department.

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SAN ANGELO SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

*Please mail or fax the completed application to the office noted on the form.

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“Pay It Forward” Scholarship

The Pay It Forward scholarship was established in 2018 by Pam Bradshaw, Chief Operating and Nursing Officer at Shannon Medical Center and Howard College Foundation Director.  This scholarship is awarded three times a year for a nursing student.  Selection is based on the scholarship essay and how the student will “pay it forward” after they graduate.

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Carr Presidential Scholarship

This is a nomination based scholarship. To enter yourself to be considered for nomination please complete the steps found on the information sheet. 

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SACMC Auxiliary Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a selected full time Health Professions applicant who demonstrates high scholastic achievement, financial need and motivation to succeed in a Health Professions program. The award will be $1000 for the academic year to be awarded $500 in the Fall and $500 in the Spring. It may be used for the purchase of books, tuition and fees, or other education expenses each semester. Multiple scholarships may be awarded based on the funds available and the number of scholarship applications received. The student must be a full time HCSA student pursuing a HCSA degree in Health Professions. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. SACMC volunteers will receive extra consideration. Applicants must apply each academic year to be considered.

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Justin Callan Memorial ScholarshipThe Justin Callan Memorial Scholarship is awarded to qualified students with a minimum GPA of 2.0. The amount of the award will be determined by the amount of available funding. The scholarship is awarded separately Fall and Spring. Applicants must apply for each semester to be considered.

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Howard College San Angelo Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to selected applicants to further their education. Multiple scholarships may be awarded based on the funds available and the number of scholarship applications received. The student must be a HCSA student pursuing a HCSA degree or a HCSA dual credit student. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 college credit hours for each semester. Must be a U.S. citizen. The scholarship is awarded separately Fall and Spring. Applicants must apply for each semester to be considered.

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Howard College San Angelo General ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to qualified students enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The scholarship amount varies depending on the amount of funding available. Must be a Howard College San Angelo student pursuing a Howard College San Angelo degree. The scholarship is awarded separately Fall and Spring. Applicants must apply for each semester to be considered.

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Frank Junell Health Professions ScholarshipThis scholarship is awarded to a Health Professions student who demonstrates high scholastic achievement, financial need, and motivation to succeed in a Health Professions program. The scholarship will be awarded for each academic year and the recipient will receive the $1,250.00 scholarship for both fall and spring semesters for the purchase of books, tuition and fees, or other educational expenses each semester. Applicant must be enrolled full time in a Health Professions program and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.

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SWCID SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

*Please mail or fax the completed application to the office noted on the form.

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RVOS Essay Contest 2010

  • Contest is open to all high-school seniors legally residing in the state of Texas.
    ⋅ Entrant must be in 12th grade at the time of entry.
    ⋅ Essay must be double-space typed and between 800 and 1,600 words.
    ⋅ Essay must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. (CDT) on May 31st, 2010.
    ⋅ Essays must be submitted in PDF format and must include a coversheet with the
      entrant’s name, mailing address and high school.
    ⋅ Online voting period will be from June 5, 2010 through July 31, 2010.
    ⋅ Essay must be solely the original work of the entrant. Plagiarized or partially plagiarized
      essays will be disqualified.
    ⋅ Essays will be checked with plagiarism detection software.
    ⋅ Entrants may submit only one essay.
    ⋅ Decisions of the judges are final.
    ⋅ Entrants will be notified of contest results by August 31, 2010.
    ⋅ Winning entries may be published in RVOS Insurance’s Rolnik magazine.
    ⋅ All submitted entries become the property of RVOS and will not be returned.

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Permian Basin Area Foundation Scholarship

Awarded annually to area high school graduates who are in the top percentile of their graduation class and who have scored highest on the ACT or SAT.  These scholarships are made for up to four years if satisfactory progress is maintained and if the student remains in a college in the Permian Basin.  You must use the application linked to this scholarship.

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Ram Lal Seekri Scholarship

The Ram Lal Seekri Scholarship is awarded to a full-time SWCID student.  To be eligible, the student must have a minimum GPA 2.5 and agree to conduct themselves in a manner acceptable to the community and abide by the rules and regulations of SWCID.  The recipient will be required to write a thank you note to the donor by September 1.  The recipient will be supported for one year (2 semesters) at SWCID if all criteria are met.  Preference will be given to students majoring in (one for)Automotive Technology and (one for) Building Trades.

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Dr. P.W. Malone Scholarship

In 2000, a new scholarship fund was established by the closure of the Malone Hogan Foundation established in 1975.  Dr. Malone’s daughter, Mary Frances was responsible for transferring the Malone Hogan Foundation funds equally to Howard College and SWCID for scholarships.  Mary Francis Malone said, “My father’s love for education makes this the perfect option for the funds.”  Dr. Malone was one of the founding Trustees for the Howard County Junior College District service 53 years of continuous service from 1945 until his death in 1998.  The scholarship is awarded annually.Student must be enrolled full-time on the Howard College or SWCID campuses and must maintain a 2.5 GPA.  Student will be supported for two years if all criteria are met.

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Phillip Waldrup Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Phillip Waldrup Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to a full time SWCID student.  To be eligible, the student must have a minimum GPA pf 2.5 and agree to conduct themselves in a manner acceptable to the community and abide by the rules and regulations of SWCID.  The recipient will be supported for the equivalent of a two-year degree or certificate programs at SWCID, if all criteria are met.  Preference will be given to students majoring in Computer Inforamtion Systems/Office Technology.

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Sherrie Baird Memorial Scholarship

The Sherrie Baird Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time deaf or hearing student with 12 or more hours who exhibits good moral character and motivation to complete college and career goals.  To be eligible, the student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, be a Texas resident and complete 20 hours of community service (10 hours per semester).

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SWCID Fest Scholarship

The SWCID Fest Scholarship is awarded to an incoming full-time SWCID freshman student who exhibits good moral character and motivation to complete college and career goals and demonstrates financial need.

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Jessie Lee Walters, Jr. Scholarship Fund

The Jessie Lee Walters, Jr. Scholarship Fund is awarded to a full-time SWCID student.  To be eligible, the student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and agree to conduct themselves in a manner acceptable to the community and abide by the rules and regulations of SWCID.  The recipient will be supported for the equivalent of a two-year degree or certificate at SWCID, if all criteria are met.  Preference will be given to students pursing a degree or certificate that is artistic in nature (such as Graphic Design or another Fine Arts program).

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Beverly Buchanan Scholarship

The Beverly Buchanan Scholarship ($500) is awarded to an international student currently enrolled at SWCID with a minimum GPA 2.5.  The recipient will receive this scholarship for the academic school year. 

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For more information specific to Veteran Benefits, please visit our Veteran’s Page. 

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Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

The Freedom Alliance Scholarship fund is for the children of military personnel who have been killed or permanently disabled in an operational mission or training accident.

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Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants

Students who had a parent die while serving in the military in Iraq or Afghanistan after 9/11 and are not eligible for a Federal Pell grant based on Expected Family Contribution amount may be eligible for a grant worth up to $5,815. Recipients must be under the age of 24 or were enrolled in college at the time of the parents passing.

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Heroes Legacy Scholarship:  A program of the Fisher House Foundation

The “Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship program honors not only those who have fallen in battle, but all who have died or have become disabled through their active military service since September 22, 2001.  The program is open to their dependent unmarried children under the age of 23.  A disability is defined as one that results in the service member being eligible for, and receiving, Traumatic Service members’ Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) or a permanent and total disability compensations rating of 100%.

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The VA Advanced Fellowships Programs offer post-residency, post-doctoral, and past postmasters fellowships to physicians and dentists, and associated health professions including but not limited to nurses, psychologists, social workers, and pharmacists.  Although most Advanced Fellowship programs target clinical professions several programs offer training for non-clinical healthcare professions.

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Office of Academic Affiliations Scholarship

Education and Training:  The end of military service marks the start of something new.  With VA benefits, get educated and trained for just about any career you can imagine.

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Pat Tillman Foundation

Unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders committed to service beyond self.

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AFCEA Scholarship

Many of AFCEA’s chapters provide scholarships, grants and tuition assistance for aspiring engineer, technicians, programmers, military personnel and government officials.  Financial assistance is made available for students living or attending school with each chapter’s local community.

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Folds of Honor

Provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship”

The VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt.  It’s just another way for us to say “thank you” to those who fought for our freedoms.

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American Veterans – The Caccomo Memorial Scholarship

The Caccomo Memorial is in memory and honoring Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo, who immigrated from Rome to the United States in the 1950’s and became a physician, orthopedic surgeon, and Army Reservist.  He served his adopted country in the Special Forces and retired as a Colonel.  Dr. Caccomo spent the last fifteen years of his life serving at the University of Illinois in Chicago under the Department to of Orthopedics and establishing his Family Foundation, which provides these meaningful and impactful scholarships for our veterans.

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The American Legion Auxiliary

The American Legion Auxiliary  offers multiple scholarship opportunities.  The American Legion Auxiliary believes that the more knowledge our young people gain, the better citizens they will become. That is why the organization is so committed to education. Investing in the education of our young people is investing in the future of our country.  Time and again we hear about the difference an American Legion Auxiliary scholarship has made in a person’s life, providing unimagined experiences and opening up a world of opportunities. The Auxiliary supports a number of scholarship programs that benefit veterans, the children of our veterans, and the members of the organizations within The American Legion Family.  If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, check out the scholarship links for eligibility requirements, deadlines, and application forms, by clicking Apply.

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The American Legion

The American Legion offers multiple scholarship opportunities.  The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.  Hundreds of local American Legion programs and activities strengthen the nation one community at a time. American Legion Baseball is one of the nation’s most successful amateur athletic programs, educating young people about the importance of sportsmanship, citizenship and fitness. The Operation Comfort Warriors program supports recovering wounded warriors and their families, providing them with “comfort items” and the kind of support that makes a hospital feel a little bit more like home. The Legion also raises millions of dollars in donations at the local, state and national levels to help veterans and their families during times of need and to provide college scholarship opportunities.

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VFW Auxiliary Scholarship

The VFW Auxiliary is please to present the Continuing Education Scholarship to assist members and their immediate family members who wish to further their education by pursuing a college degree or career direction at a vocational/technical school.

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Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

A surviving spouse or a surviving child of a deceased service member or a deceased Veteran of the U.S. Military, OR you must be a Veteran with a 100% service-connected disability.

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Thanks USA

Providing need-based college, technical and vocational school scholarships and pathways to meaningful employment for children and spouses of U.S. military personnel.

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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Applicants must be the child of one of the following:  Active duty or reserve U.S. Marine; Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or who was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps; Active duty or or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with a U.S. Marine unit;  Veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who served with a U.S. Marine unit and has received an honorable discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy as a Corpsman attached to a Marine unit.

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My Career Advancement Account Scholarship

This scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses.  The scholarship assists military spouses in pursing licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high-growth portable career fields and occupations.

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That Others May Live – Foundation

Provides immediate tragedy assistance critical support, and scholarships for the families of U.S. Air Force Rescue Heroes who are killed or severely wounded in operational or training missions. TOMLF also provides advocacy, guidance, and support to U.S. Air Force Rescue service members, veterans, and families affected by visible and invisible wounds.

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Women in Defense

Women In Defense encourages women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States and to provide development opportunities to women already working in national security and defense fields. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to further educational objectives of women who are U.S. citizens either employed or planning careers in defense or national security areas.

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 Special Operations Warrior Foundation

Ensuring full financial assistance for post-secondary education from an accredited two or four-year college, university, technical or trade school, as well as educational counseling, preschool grants, and tutoring to the surviving children of Special Operations personnel who lose their lives in the line-of-duty.

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Navy – Marine Corps Relief Society

Offers interest-free loans and grants for undergraduate/post-secondary education at an accredited 2- or 4-year education, technical or vocational institution in the United States. This financial assistance is available for children of active duty, retired or deceased Sailors and Marines; and for spouses of active duty and retired Sailors and Marines.

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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Today’s generation of Marines have made unprecedented sacrifices. And while there are many ways to honor our Nation’s heroes, there is no organization closer to the intersection of real need and lasting impact than the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation.

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Daughters of the American Revolution

The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.

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National Military Family Association

Multiple scholarships and career planning available for Military spouses.

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Military Officers Association of America

Applicants must be under 24 years old. Applicants must have a parent eligible for MOAA membership or be children of active duty, Reserve, National Guard, or retired enlisted military personnel. If the applicant served in a uniformed service before completing college, his or her maximum age for eligibility will be increased by the number of years he or she so served, up to five years. Applicants must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. Children attending U.S. military academies and academy prep schools are not eligible. If selected for any Educational Assistance program, the sponsoring parent must have a paid MOAA (officers) or Voices (enlisted) membership throughout the college years and, if applicable, until the loan is repaid. Male applicants must affirm they have registered or will register for the Selective Service (by accepting the terms at the end of the application).

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Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund

honors military service and sacrifice by providing scholarships to veterans and military family members, particularly children of our nation’s fallen and disabled.

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Daughters of the Cincinnati

Awarded to daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States armed services.

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Blind Veterans Association

Spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans are eligible for the annual Kathern F. Gruber Scholarships and Thomas H. Miller Scholarship to assist them with their higher education tuition. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit through an application process that is evaluated by a committee. Gruber and Miller scholarships are for one year only but recipients can re-apply and receive the award up to four times. The blinded veteran family member is not required to be a BVA member for the spouse or child to receive a scholarship. Qualifications for both programs are the same except for an added emphasis on music and fine arts for the Miller award.

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United Daughters of the Confederacy

The Children of the Confederacy are currently offering scholarships to its members.

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American Society of Naval Engineers

The American Society of Naval Engineers began its scholarship program in 1979 in order to promote the profession of naval engineering and to encourage college students to enter the field. Since the inception of the Scholarship Program, ASNE has since awarded hundreds of scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing an education and career in naval engineering.

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Air Force Sergeants Association

 AFSA and the Airmen Memorial Foundation (AMF) joined together to conduct a scholarship program to financially assist the undergraduate studies of eligible, dependent children of the enlisted Total Air Force members. AFSA, AMF (including the CMSAF Scholarship Program), and AFSA International Auxiliary award scholarships valued from $500 to $3,000 to students attending an accredited academic institution.

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Air Force ROTC

Air Force ROTC scholarships cover your tuition and most lab fees. Also, you’ll receive an annual textbook allowance and up to a $500 spending cash monthly stipend. A variety of full and partial scholarships are available, and certain scholarships have specific requirements.

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Air Force Aid Society

Higher Education is a key to advancement and future success. Dependent children and spouses of active duty and retired Airmen can work toward their dreams of a college degree with AFAS education grants, scholarships and loans.

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The 37th Division Veterans Association

The 37th DVA offers an annual scholarship grant program.  The purpose of the program is to provide funds from investments that will be used to assist veterans and descendants of veterans of the 37th Infantry Division (37th ID) in obtaining post-high school and advanced education by providing scholarships.

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Scholarships for Military Children

Funded through the Defense Commissary Agency, this scholarship has provided over $15 million dollars in its 16 years of existence to eligible dependents. For the 2017/2018 school year, 700 scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded. To apply students must be enrolled full-time in at least a two-year school and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Eligibility of family members are restricted to sons and daughters of active duty, Selected Reservists and retirees.

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Google SVA Scholarship

Honorably discharged veterans going to school and majoring in computer science are eligible to apply. Selected students also receive invites to attend Google’s Scholar Retreat during the summer.

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ICC Military Scholarship

For veterans wanting to pursue a career in the culinary arts. When combined with the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Pell Grant, the out-of-pocket cost to most eligible veteran students is $0.00.

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Richie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility is open to students showing an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination. Award is paid directly to the student’s school and includes a one-year membership to the ACFE Student Associate Membership Program.

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Legacy Scholarship

Scholarship amounts vary per the type of program pursued. Students enrolled in community college and non-degree programs can be awarded up to $1,000; four-year or graduate programs at colleges and universities can get up to $2,500. Women must have served or currently serving in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard.

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Spouse Career Scholarship

Applicants must have a valid military ID, married to a military member, active, reserve, retired or fallen. Spouse may also be a serving military member.

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