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Scholarships

Below is a list of local scholarships offered to

Detroit High School Seniors

**All scholarships will be due by 12:00 noon on the date due deadline, unless otherwise noted. Also, be sure to make sure all criteria for scholarships are met and any requested documents, such as transcripts and/or resume’s are included with application. If a transcript is needed for an application, please ask the counselor well in advance and specify the date needed.

(The amounts listed are subject to change by scholarship benefactors.)  

Scholarship Information Link Due Date
       
American Legion Post 199 Scholarship *Eligibility-Student’s parent, grandparent or legal guardian must be active military or a veteran of military service (honorably discharged). A copy of the member DD214 is required with application but will be returned.  American Legion Post 199 Scholarship--$750 April 29
AXA Achievement Scholarship Open to current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. https://www.nationalmeritgrants.com/axa-achievement-scholarship.html Various Dates
Blake Trammel Memorial Scholarship Hard copy is available in the counselor’s office. Blake Trammell Memorial Scholarship--$1,000  April 20
Brittany Camille Bailey Roseberry Scholarship Hard copy is available in the counselor’s office. Brittany Camille Bailey Roseberry Scholarship—(2) $500.00 each  April 4
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Applicants planning to major in Engineering, math, business, or science should apply. https://www.nationalmeritgrants.com/buick-achievers-scholarship.html Jan 4 – Feb 29
Burger King Apply online for various scholarships. www.bkmclamorefoundation.org Oct. 15 – Dec. 15
Campbell Soup Scholarship Program Applicants must have a parent who is an employee of Campbell Soup. Check with the Human Resource Office at Campbell Soup for applications.    
Charles Butt Scholarship Supports students entering the teaching profession. Open to seniors in high school to rising juniors in college. CharlesButtScholarship.org Opens Oct. 1 Varied due dates depending on university attending
Clarence Killough Memorial Booster Club Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Clarence Killough Memorial Booster Club Scholarship $1,000 April 15
Clarksville Rotary Club Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Clarksville Rotary Club Scholarship- $750 May 6
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation   www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply October 31
Detroit Ag Alumni Hard copy in counselor’s office Detroit Ag Booster Club Scholarship-- ($ amount varies)   April 15
       
Detroit Class of 2021 Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Detroit Class of 2021 Scholarship— $500 April 29
Detroit Eagle Educational Foundation Hard copy in counselor’s office. Detroit Eagle Educational Foundation - $1,000 May 1
Detroit Elementary PTO Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Detroit Elementary PTO Scholarship- (2) $250 each  April 15
Detroit Greenhouse Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Detroit Greenhouse Scholarship- (1)-$500 and (2)-$250 each April 15
Detroit High School Student Council Scholarship Application available in the counselor's office Student Council Scholarship- $500 April 29
Detroit Youth Sports Association Scholarship Must have at least 10 volunteer hours with DYSA for applicant's senior year. Detroit Youth Sports Association Scholarship– $250  (must have at least 10 volunteer hours with DYSA for applicant’s senior year). April 23
Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship hard copy available in the counselor’s office dixie.org March 1
Don't Mess With Texas Scholarship   https://www.dontmesswithtexas.org/education-overview/scholarships/ March 31
Eagle Honor - Charles Sharp Memorial Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Eagle Honor—Charles Sharp Memorial Scholarship- (2) $500  April 15
East Texas Communities Foundation Scholarships   etcf.org/scholarships/available-scholarships Various dates
Elks Lodge Legacy The applicant's parent or grandparent must be an Elk member. www.elks.org/enf/scholars January
Elks Most Valuable Student Any senior can apply for this scholarship. https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm December
Georgia Dorrough Memorial Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Georgia Dorrough Memorial Scholarship--$1,000 April 29
Glenn Townes Memorial Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office.

Glenn Townes Memorial Scholarship--$10,000

March 25

Horatio Alger Scholarship Program Applicants must show financial need and have a minimum 2.0 gpa on a 4.0 scale. www.horatioalger.org October
Houston Livestock Show Exhibitor Scholarship There are several scholarships available on this site. Click on each one to find out qualifications of each one. https://www.rodeohouston.com/Educational-Support/Scholarships/Apply  
JP Harvey Scholarship Applications available in the counselor's office JP Harvey Scholarship--$500 April 8
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund This scholarship requires an essay and at least a 3.0 gpa on a 4.0 scale. https://jmscottmemorialfund.org/apply/ March 31
Kimberly Clark Scholarship Program Applicants must have a parent who is an employee of Kimberly Clark. Contact the human resource office for more information. https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/kcbrightfutures/ March
Lamar Electric Cooperative Scholarship This scholarship is designed for seniors who's parents are members of Lamar Electric Cooperative. Lamar Electric Scholarship--$1,000 April 11
Leisa Brown Memorial Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Leisa Brown Memorial Scholarship– (2) $500 April 15
Lennox Foundation Scholarship Composite score of at least 20 on the ACT. Must have completed both Jr. & Sr. years at the same RRC school district. 

Lennox Foundation Scholarship--$14,000

(Lennox Criteria and Lennox Points Explanation are explained here)

April 15
Lone Star Ag Credit Scholarship   lonestaragcredit.com/scholarship-application-2022 March 16
First Federal Community Bank Scholarship Applicants must have a parent who is an employee of First Federal Community Bank.  First Federal Community Bank Scholarship--$2,000 April 4
National Center for Women & Information Technology This scholarship is designed for girls (grades 9-12) who have aptitude and interest in information technology and computing. https://www.aspirations.org/opportunities  
National Wild Turkey Federation This scholarship requires membership in National Wild Turkey Federation and a hunting license. https://your.nwtf.org/scholarships/ January
Northeast Texas Community College Foundation Scholarships   www.ntcc.edu/scholarships March
Northeast Texas County & District Clerks' Region VI Scholarship Students graduating HS, enrolled in accredited college, university or trade school in the Northeast Texas Region   April
PJC Erbie & Allie Bell Sale Scholarship Must be attending PJC and have at least a 22 on the ACT PJC Erbie & Allie Bell Sale Scholarship--$600/semester x 4 semesters March 23
PJC General Scholarship   parisjc.wufoo.com/forms/pjc-foundation-scholarship-application April
PJC Scholarships   www.parisjc.edu/main/scholarships/ April
Red River A.I.A. Co-op Gin Scholarship Must pursue an ag-related degree. Red River  A.I.A. Co-op Gin Scholarship – $500  (Must intend to pursue ag-related degree) April 22
Red River County Farm Bureau Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Red River County Farm Bureau Scholarship--$1,000 April 8
Red River County Soil & Water Conservation Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Red River County Soil & Water Conservation Scholarship--$1,000 March 15
Red River County Texas Scholars Scholarship Application Texas Scholar. Taken & passed at least 2 semesters of either dual credit or Spanish III Red River County Texas Scholars Scholarship Application $100  April 8
Richard McCoin & Zach Broadway Memorial Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Richard McCoin & Zach Broadway Memorial Scholarship- $1,000 and $500 (Combined app) April 15
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)   https://rmhcntx.org/scholarships/ April
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation For student leaders who demonstrate drive, integrity, citizenship and financial need. https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ October
RRC Retired School Employees Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. RRC Retired School Employees Scholarship- $100  April 22
Success Center Scholarship Students who have attended any tutorials or programs offered at our Success Center facility are eligible to apply. Success Center for Learning Scholarship--$500 May 3
Texas Colleges Scholarship Listing   www.texasgearup.com/dates-deadlines/scholarships  
Texas Department of Transportation Designed for seniors who major in civil engineering and who can demonstrate financial need. Applicants must agree to work for TxDOT for two years immediately following college graduation. https://www.txdot.gov/careers/students.html March
Third Coast Bank Hard copy in counselor’s office.

Third Coast Bank Scholarship- $500

April 29
Texas Engineering Foundation This scholarship designed for engineering majors, requires a minimum 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and minimum SAT scores of Math 600, CR 550, Writing 500 or minimum ACT scores of Math 29 and English 25. https://www.nspe.org/resources/students/scholarships April
Texas Farm Bureau   texasfarmbureau.org/youth/scholarship-apps/ March
Texas Farm Credit Applicants must be a member of FFA or 4-H, Reside in Texas Farm Credit's 100-county territory. texasfcs.com/news/scholarship-programs January
Texas Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Scholarship   https://cattleraisersmuseum.org/scholarships-awarded/ February
Texas Student Housing For incoming college freshmen who plan to attend colleges located in College Station, Denton or Austin. www.texasstudenthousing.net January
Trooper Jeff Nichols Memorial Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Trooper Jeff Nichols Memorial Scholarship--$1,000 April 29
Tyler Henderson Memorial Scholarship Hard copy in counselor’s office. Tyler Henderson Memorial Scholarship $500  April 22
University of Texas at Austin - Texas Exes Applicants must attend UT Austin and provide a letter of recommendation. scholarships.texasexes.org December
Walmart Scholarships Several options on this site https://www.college-financial-aid-advice.com/sam-walton-scholarship.html March
Washington Crossing Foundation Applicants must write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in any level of government service. https://www.gwcf.org/scholarship January
Heisman Scholarship For seniors who are in at least one school-sponsored sport and have at least a "B" average. www.wendysheisman.com October

 

**For additional information about scholarships and financial aid

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General Scholarship Websites:

https://www.texasgearup.com/dates-deadlines/scholarshipswww.scholarships.com  -Texas Colleges Scholarship Listing

https://web.saumag.edu/admissions/apply/scholarships/ -Southern Arkansas Univ. Scholarship Listing

http://www.tamuc.edu/admissions/tuitionCosts/financialAidandScholarships/scholarships/TexasAMUniversityCommerceScholarships/freshmanscholarships/default.aspxwww.thesalliemaefund.org –Texas A&M Univ.-Commerce Scholarship Listing

http://www.sfasu.edu/admissions-and-aid/financial-aid/types-of-aid/scholarshipswww.studentscholarships.org-- Stephen F. Austin State University Scholarship Listing

https://www.shsu.edu/dept/financial-aid/scholarships/ --Sam Houston State University Scholarship Listing                     

www.everychanceeverytexan.org/about/scholar

www.tuitionfundingsources.com

www.collegemapper.com/

www.scholarshipexperts.com

www.fastweb.com

www.scholarship.com

www.college-scholarships.com

www.fastaid.com

www.scholaraid.com

www.collegequest.com

www.collegenet.com

www.cappex.com/scholarships/

www.collegetoolkit.com

www.studentscholarships.org

 

**Also, check out other specific college websites to see what scholarships are available that

you or that your student meet criteria for.