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2023-2024 Scholarships

Ethan Stade Russell Memorial Scholarship - Posted July 31, 2023
 
This $1500 scholarship is awarded in honor of the memory and contribution of Ethan Stade Russell, a 2013 graduate of East Bernard High School.  This scholarship application is open to all EBHS graduating seniors.  It is also open to graduating seniors from other schools who attend First United Methodist Church of East Bernard.
 
DEADLINE:  March 1, 2024
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The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship - Posted July 31, 2023
 
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to students in their final year of high school. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 35th class in 2023, the Foundation has provided over 6,750 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $81 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. The 2024 application will be available August 1-October 2, 2023, for students who will graduate during the 2023-2024 academic year.
 
More information along with the scholarship application can be found at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/.
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Back To School Bash Scholarship - Posted August 14, 2023
 
The Back to School Bash Scholarship is open to EBHS graduating seniors.  On Behalf of the Back to School Bash, they are giving away (2) $500 scholarships to seniors. They will be awarding the scholarship at the Street Dance on Sept. 24.
 
Deadline:  September 22, 2023
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David W. Rose Memorial Scholarship - Posted September 11, 2023
 
The David W. Rose Memorial Scholarship is open to graduating seniors who live in Wharton and Jackson Counties.  The student must be involved in 4-H or FFA activities, and the senior must be majoring in Agriculture or an Agricultural related major.  
 
Deadline:  December 30, 2023
 
More eligibility requirements and information along with the scholarship application can be found on the links below.
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The Alpha Iota Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship - Posted September 19, 2023
 
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is an international organization which promotes personal and professional growth of women educators and excellence in education. As part of our mission, the Alpha lota Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is offering a grant-in-aid to a qualified graduating high school girl. All applications will be evaluated by the Scholarship Committee of the Alpha lota Chapter.
 
Applicants must meet the following criteria
  • Graduating female who intends to major in education
  • Recommended by her high school counselor 
  • In the top quarter of her graduating class 
  • Grant must be used during the summer or academic year following high school graduation
 
Deadline:  February 28, 2024
 
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Friends of the River Scholarship Application - Posted September 26, 2023
 
Attached is the 2023-2024 application for the San Bernard River Watershed Scholarship for graduating high school seniors whose career goals would result in a positive impact on the environment.   The application is attached as a pdf and also as a Word document should a student prefer to complete the application in that format.
 
Any senior graduating from one of the 14 high schools in the watershed of the San Bernard River is eligible to apply for the $2000 scholarship and we again will be awarding six scholarships.  The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize and support those graduating seniors whose future plans will result in a positive impact on the environment.
 
The application is also found on the FOR website under "Youth Programs".  This is address of the FOR Website:  https://www.sanbernardriver.com/news_details.php.
 
The completed application, transcript, and two letters of recommendation are due by April 1, 2024.  
 
If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Muskopf  at: [email protected]
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Federation of Texas A&M University Aggie - Mother's Club - El Campo Area - New Student Scholarship - Posted October 13, 2023
 
This scholarship can only be used by freshmen entering Texas A&M at the main campus in College Station or the Galveston campus.
 
DEADLINE:  February 21, 2024 - No late applications will be accepted.
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Cooke College Scholarship Program - Posted October 20, 2023
 
The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.
 
Deadline:  November 16, 2023
 
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2024 American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program - Posted October 31, 2023
 
The Oratorical Scholarship Program in Texas will begin in October 2023 when high school students (grades 9 thru 12) will enter competition to qualify for the National Oratorical Program, with an ultimate award of $203, 500 in scholarships.  
 
Deadline:  November 26, 2023
 
More information can be found at:
 
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Hagan Scholarship Foundation - Posted November 1, 2023
 
The Hagan Scholarship provides up to $7,500 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters, workshops to learn important life skills not typically covered in the college curriculum, funds to purchase college essentials, an HSF Schwab Brokerage Account to manage, funds to study and travel abroad, and the opportunity to extend the Hagan Scholarship to obtain a graduate or profession degree.
 
Eligibility Requirements:
1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
2. Must attend a traditional public high school located in the U.S. that is governed by a school district.
3. Must have achieved a 3.50 Cumulative Grade Point Average.
4. Must enroll at an Eligible Four-Year College or University the first semester following high school graduation.
5. Must maintain a four year or less graduation schedule in college.
6. Must work 240 hours from January 1, 2024 until commencement of the 2024 fall semester in college. Work can be performed at recipient discretion. Work must be regularly scheduled employment performed under supervision for compensation. Most recipients work during the summer months. However, all paid employment counts, including part-time employment during this time period.
7. Applicant’s Adjusted Gross Household Income reported for 2022 Federal Income Tax Purposes must not have exceeded $85,000. “Household Income” is defined as the total income received by all members of a household living under the same roof.
8. Applicants selected as Finalists in early 2024 must provide a copy of their FAFSA SAR.
9. Must apply for Federal and State grants if eligible.
10. Must not have a felony conviction.
 
Deadline:  December 1, 2023
 
More information along with the scholarship application can be found at https://haganscholarships.org/application/.
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Commit for Life Scholarship-Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center - Posted November 1, 2023
 
To Qualify:
  • Your School must host a minimum of 2 blood drives this academic school year
  • The student must be enrolled in an institution of higher education or trade school in the Summer/Fall following the award of the scholarship.
  • To be eligible for the $5,000 and $10,000 level scholarships, in addition to the essay or video submission, applicants must be an active member of their blood drive team and include a letter of recommendation from their blood drive sponsor regarding their advocacy for blood donations at their school.

 
Deadline:  March 17, 2024
 
More information and the scholarship application can be found at https://www.giveblood.org/programs/high-school-programs/cfl-scholarship/.
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Terry Traditional Scholarship - Posted November 1, 2023
 
The Terry Traditional Scholarship, or Freshman Scholarship, is a full ride, last dollar scholarship that covers up to eight semesters. It is awarded to Texas high school seniors who have been accepted for admission to one of the Terry-affiliated public universities in Texas.
 
Click on the following link to see what colleges are affiliated with the Terry Traditional Scholarship and for a link to their application: https://terryfoundation.org/future-scholars/freshman-scholarship/.
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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship - Posted November 3, 2023
 
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of students who aspire to attend college but to guide them through the process of higher education.
 

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
- Be a graduating, minority high school senior
- Be a United States citizen
- Present evidence of financial need
- Demonstrate a record of academic excellence
- Demonstrate leadership potential and a dedication to community service
- Plan to attend an accredited and approved 4-year college within the United States or affiliated with a United States-based college or university
- Have not accrued more than 25% of credits needed to graduate from college.

 

Deadline:  January 10, 2024

 

Click on the following link for more information and the scholarship application:  https://jackierobinson.org/apply/

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Wharton County Czech Heritage Society Scholarship - Posted November 6, 2023
 
The Wharton County Czech Heritage Society Scholarship is available to Wharton County High School graduating seniors.
 
Deadline:  April 8, 2024
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Youth Scholarship Program for Children of First Responders - Posted November 15, 2023
 
The 2024 Houston Gulf Coast Alarm Association (HGCAA) Youth Scholarship Program offers up to $2,500 in funds to children of active-duty law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical service personnel, people who put themselves in harm’s way. This is for youth in the Houston and Gulf Coast area who are graduating from high school in 2024. The awards are made possible with the support of the members of our association.
 
Deadline:  March 25, 2024
 
Click the following link for more information and the scholarship application:  https://files.constantcontact.com/db10794b101/19ac3bc8-fbfc-4c48-85c9-455eb490b365.pdf
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SPE-GCS College Scholarship - Posted November 16, 2023
 
The SPE-GCS has been supporting education for more than 50 years, providing college scholarships for students interested in math, science, and engineering degrees.  The key objective of our scholarship program is to increase interest in the energy industry among graduation high school seniors and help retain college students currently enrolled in science and engineering-related academic disciplines. 
 
To apply for the Gulf Coast Section Annual Scholarship, you must:
  • Be a graduating high school senior
  • Be planning to study science or engineering as a freshman in college and have an interest in the energy industry
  • Have a permanent address in one of the 29 countries in the Gulf Coast Section
  • Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
 
Scholarship applications open on December 1, 2023 and close on February 18, 2024.

Attached is a flyer giving pertinent information regarding the SPE-GCS Annual Scholarships
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Wharton County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship - Posted November 16, 2023
 
The Wharton County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (WCHCC) will be offering each high school in Wharton County two (2) scholarships: one (1) $1000 scholarship to a Hispanic student attending a 4-year University; and one (1) $500 scholarship to a Hispanic student attending a Junior College or Trade School.  
 
DEADLINE:  April 12, 2024
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Cody Thompson Memorial Scholarship - Posted November 27, 2023
 
SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
The Cody Thompson Memorial Scholarship Application was established in 2022 in honor of Cody’s life and his character he epitomized while here on earth. He first completed his studies at WCJC and graduated with an Electronics Engineering Technology degree and ultimately pursued his dream of becoming an Aerial Applicator. His work ethic and grit is why priority will be given to those pursuing a career through a technical school or certification program.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Graduating Senior from the following counties in Texas: Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca and Wharton who will further their education through a technical school, certification program or college or university.
2. Completed application with all supporting documents.
 
DEADLINE:  2nd Friday in March
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2023-2024 Funding the Future - Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union Scholarship (BVSCU) - Posted November 27, 2023
 
Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union provides five (5) $2,000 scholarships to deserving high school graduates who are members of the credit union.
 
Applicants must:
• Be a current member of BVSCU in good standing or join BVSCU by March 22, 2024.*
• Be a high school senior and on schedule to graduate from an accredited school.
• Submit all required documents with application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
• Provide BVSCU with a written acceptance letter to an accredited U.S. University or College that will award a degree upon completion if he or she is chosen to receive a scholarship.
• Have a GPA that reflects a 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).
• Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
 
DEADLINE:  March 22, 2024
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Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo - Posted:  December 19, 2023
 

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ scholarship application is completed entirely online. Applicants will upload supplemental documents when completing the online application. Then, a school official or counselor will complete a second portion of the application online.  In order to qualify for a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo scholarship, all minimum requirements must be met.

 

Scholarship Requirements:

Applicants must meet  ALL of the following requirements in order to be eligible for a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo scholarship.

  • Be a U.S. citizen and Texas resident.
  • Graduating high school senior from eligible school
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid available December 2023.
  • Plan to attend an accredited, not-for-profit university in the State of Texas.
  • Have met minimum score requirement for either SAT or ACT.
 

With the soft launch of the FASFA, as well as expected delays in students receiving their finalized reports, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has changed its requirements for the 2024 application only. 

  • Instead of a finalized report, students must provide a copy of their submission confirmation showing their estimated Student Aid Index (SAI). Students may upload a copy of their confirmation email showing their estimated SAI.
  • OR a downloaded PDF of their results from the Federal Student Aid Estimator (studentaid.gov/aid-estimator/) if they are unable to complete the FAFSA at this time. Applicants may upload a PDF report from the estimator tool. Instructions on how to use the estimator tool are included in the application and attached in the link below:
 
DEADLINE:  January 31, 2024 Online Application Closes  This date has been changed to February 7, 2024, at 7:59 pm.
 
Check their website for scholarship types and guidelines:  https://www.rodeohouston.com/scholarships-and-grants/how-to-apply/
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Joe and Albina Zalman Memorial Scholarship - Posted January 9, 2024
 
Selection Criteria:
 
1. Applicants will be chosen that are not already eligible to receive other large awards such as athletic scholarships, National Merit Awards, etc. It is not that these students are not deserving but that the award is intended to help those students that normally would not receive other large grants.
2. It is not necessary that the applicant possess the highest grades in the class. An applicant can possess average grades as long as the applicant possesses a strong desire to continue his education. Particular attention should also be given to students that had to work much of the time during their high school years.
3. Preference will be given to El Campo High graduates, although graduates of any high school in Wharton County are eligible.
4. Preference will be given to students with backgrounds related to agriculture (such as children of farming families, children of persons in occupations related to agriculture or agribusiness, and students who have demonstrated interest in agriculture by participation in Future Farmers of America or similar organizations).
5. Priority shall be given to applicants based on financial need.
6. Each scholarship recipient must be a citizen of the United States.
7. Each scholarship recipient shall have been a resident of Wharton County, Texas, for at least five years.
 
DEADLINE:  Mail the completed scholarship application, essay and copy of transcript to: Wharton County Community Foundation, 102 N. Washington St., El Campo, Texas 77437 MUST BE RECEIVED BY February 28th, 2024.
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East Bernard Athletic Booster Club Scholarship - Posted January 9, 2024
 
REQUIREMENTS:

(1)Must be a graduating Senior of East Bernard High School
(2)Must have participated in the athletic program at least three (3) years. Athlete, managers, and trainers must attend the athletic banquet.
(3)Must have applied and/or have plans to attend a college/trade school.
(4)Parents must be an EBABC member – Lifetime or Yearly (member for 2 years).
(5)Parents must have 8 credits of parent participation for Junior and Senior year.
 
Deadline:  Due/Postmarked by April 30th.  No late applications will be accepted.
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East Bernard High School Journalism Scholarship - Posted January 9, 2024
 
Guidelines:

1) All applications must be neatly printed in ink or typed
2) Recipient must be enrolled in a college or technical school no later than the immediate fall semester. To receive the scholarship, you must show receipt for fall tuition.
3) Applicants must have been a member of the Journalism department for at least two years during high school
4) Applicants must be high school seniors
 
DEADLINE:  Due to Mrs. Heckmann by March 8, 2024
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Wharton County Teachers Credit Union - Posted January 12, 2024
 
Criteria for eligibility:
 
  • Applicants must be a current member, child or grandchild of a living member of Wharton County Teachers Credit Union, who is graduating from high school this year.
  • Applicants must have a 2.50 or better GPA at a high school accredited by the Texas Education Agency.
  • Applicants must submit an official copy of their current transcript(s) with the application.
 
DEADLINE:  The application and transcript(s) must be received by January 26, 2024.  They may be delivered to WCTCU during normal business hours or, if mailed, they must be post marked by January 26, 2024.
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Sons of the American Legion Scholarship - Posted January 17, 2024
 
The Sons of the American Legion Scholarship is available to any EBHS graduating senior.
 
DEADLINE:  May 10, 2024
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East Bernard High School Local Scholarship - Posted January 18, 2024
 
The East Bernard High School Local Scholarship is available to any EBHS graduating senior.
 
DEADLINE:  March 10, 2024 (Announcements made at school to turn scholarships in by March 8, 2024)
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Wharton County Farm Bureau Scholarship - Posted January 18, 2024
 
Eligibility:
  • Daughter/Sister or Son/Brother of a Texas Farm Bureau member.  The membership and applicant's residence must be within Wharton County.
  • The candidate must enroll in a college, university, or technical school in a curriculum leading to a degree of certification and/or license in an approved field of study.  
  • The candidate must submit the application form + an official high school transcript, SAT/ACT scores, a certified statement of ranking in the graduating class (may be a part of the official transcript), an essay and two recommendation letters: 1 teacher and 1 business/employer.
 
See attached scholarship application for more information.
 
DEADLINE:  Must be returned to the Farm Bureau offices at 120 N Houston, Wharton, or 1905 West Loop, El Campo, Texas by March 5, 2024, to be eligible for scholarship consideration.
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Gerloff Company, Inc. RESTORE Scholarship - Posted January 19, 2024
 
The Gerloff Company, Inc. is awarding scholarships to deserving high school seniors who are continuing their education at a college, university or trade school.
 
Qualifications:
  • Fully completed Application
  • Graduating High School Senior
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or a 80% or better
  • Include a copy of your high school transcript
  • Attend a School District that is an Emergency Preparedness Plan Partner of Gerloff Company, Inc. (EBISD qualifies.)
  • Include two letters of recommendation from persons not related to applicant (clergy, teacher, Superintendent, employer, etc.)
  • Include a brief autobiography and statement of career plan (maximum of 2 pages)
  • Must be a Texas resident
 
DEADLINE:  Application must be postmarked by April 15, 2024.
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The Wharton County A&M Club Scholarship - Posted January 19, 2024
 

The Wharton County A&M Club is giving at least $30,000 in scholarships to more than 25 A&M students from Wharton County this year. This includes:

  • Incoming freshman from Wharton County high schools—Boling, East Bernard, El Campo, Louise, and Wharton—in addition to homeschoolers that live in Wharton County,
  • Students transferring to Texas A&M from junior colleges and other universities that attended a Wharton County high school—Boling, East Bernard, El Campo, Louise, and Wharton—and homeschoolers that lived in Wharton County,
  • and current student at Texas A&M that attended a Wharton County high school—Boling, East Bernard, El Campo, Louise, and Wharton—and homeschoolers that lived in Wharton County.
 
DEADLINE:  March 7, 2024 No exceptions!
 
More information and scholarship applications can be found at https://www.whartoncountyags.org/scholarships/.
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East Bernard Lions Club Scholarship - Posted January 15, 2024
 
The East Bernard Lions Club Scholarship is available to all EBHS graduating seniors.
 
DEADLINE:  April 15, 2024
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CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAS - TEXAS STATE COURT STATE - MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION – 2024 - Posted January 25, 2024
 
Those eligible to apply for scholarships are graduating seniors in accredited high schools who are related to a
living Texas CDA member in good standing and/or who are members of a Texas JCDA court.
 
DEADLINE:  January 31, 2024
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Wharton County Youth Fair & Exposition Scholarship - Posted January 26, 2024
 
Qualifications and Application Instructions:
1. Candidates must live in or attend a Wharton County high school.
2. Candidates must be seniors.
3. Home School students will be considered as High School Seniors as long as State requirements are met.
4. Field of study is not limited; however, the candidate must have plans of attending an accredited college, technical school or vocational school with a program leading to certification in an approved field of study.
5. Application must be properly submitted on official forms provided by the school counselor or obtained from the WCYF website. All applications must be turned into the school’s counselor office by the deadline date of WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2024. THERE SHOULD BE NO EXTRA PAGES ATTACHED TO THIS APPLICATION. Statements must fit in the space provided on the application. Any attachments to the application will be removed and will not be considered as part of the application. All blanks must be completed.
6. Applications must include official transcripts and copies of SAT and ACT scores. If those are not available a PSAT or TSIA score should be included. Class ranking is important information and must be certified by school officials. The application covers general information about school, family, college plans, community service, and other Wharton County experiences. Please fill out the information as accurately as possible and attach the
required material listed below to the completed application and copies.
7. You will be notified and assigned a time for an interview. If you have a conflict with the assigned time, you may change times with someone in your school. If this is not possible, please contact the fair office. It is your responsibility to be at the interview. 
 
The application must be submitted with an original and three copies to your high school counselor.

EACH APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE:
1) A completed WCYF Scholarship Application
2) One-page essay as to why you deserve a scholarship
3) A letter of recommendation from your high school (administration/teachers)
4) An official copy of recent high school transcript. Transcript does not need to be in envelope. (ACT/SAT/PSAT/TSIA scores may be a part of the transcript)
5) One copy of your SAT/ACT, PSAT, or TSIA score, if not visible on your transcript
 
DEADLINE:  March 6, 2024 to the High School Counselor's Office
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RVOS Farm Mutual Insurance Lodge 21 Scholarship Application - Posted January 29, 2024
 
The RVOS Scholarship is available to any graduating senior whose parents hold an RVOS policy.
 
DEADLINE:  All applications must be postmarked after March 1, 2024 and before April 1, 2024.  Hand delivered applications will not be accepted.
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East Bernard FFA Booster Club Scholarship Application - Posted February 1, 2024
 
The East Bernard FFA Booster Club Scholarship is available to East Bernard FFA graduating seniors.
 
DEADLINE:  Postmarked deadline April 22, 2024
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East Bernard Masonic Lodge Scholarship - Posted February 1, 2024
 
The East Bernard Masonic Lodge Scholarship is available to any EBHS graduating senior.
 
DEADLINE:  Must be received by April 10, 2024
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Texas Farm Bureau High School Scholarships - Posted February 2, 2024
 
The Texas Farm Bureau High School Scholarship is available to a member of a Farm Bureau family (membership must remain in good standing for the duration of the scholarship)
 
Deadline:  March 1, 2024
 
More information and the application are available at https://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/scholarship-apps/.
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Wharton County Junior College Foundation Scholarship - Posted February 6, 2024
 
Students must meet the following criteria to be considered for a WCJC Foundation scholarship:

1. Students must be graduating in 2024 from one of the following high schools:
a. Boling High School
b. East Bernard High School
c. El Campo High School
d. Louise High School
e. Needville High School
f. Matagorda County High Schools
g. Fort Bend County High Schools
1. Students should attend their high school transcript, and if available, students attach a copy of their diploma.
2. Applicants must be in need of financial assistance to attend college and must provide a descriptive essay (1 to 2 pages) in their application describing their economic situation, other challenges and their desire to attend college. Students who demonstrate in their essay their limited resources and need for financial support as well as how a scholarship to WCJC will help them, will be given priority in the selection process.
3. Students must submit a letter of recommendation from a community member, teacher, school employee, or adult friend, who can comment on their character and commitment to attend college if awarded this scholarship.
 
Students can easily access the application and apply by visiting wcjcfoundation.awardspring.com.  While we encourage all students to complete the application here, we will still accept paper applications if received by the deadline (the information requested is the same).  
 
 
DEADLINE:  Scholarship applications and required documentation must be received by the scholarship deadline: Friday, April 12, 2024
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David Stelzel Memorial Scholarship - Posted February 5, 2024
 
The David Stelzel Memorial Scholarship is available to any EBHS graduating senior who is choosing to enter a field related to agriculture or a technical field that supports agriculture.
 
DEADLINE:  Due in the counselor's office by April 14, 2024
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Rice Medical Employee Volunteer Scholarship - Posted February 7, 2024
 
The Rice Medical Employee Volunteer Scholarship is available to a graduating senior going into a medical field.
 
DEADLINE:  April 28, 2024
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United Agricultural Cooperative Scholarship - Posted February 8, 2024
 
The applicant must be a graduating high school senior and a child/grandchild of a member or employee of United Agricultural Cooperative.  If applying as a child/grandchild please confirm membership and account number by calling 979-543-6284.
 
Deadline:  March 31, 2024
 
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Wharton County Junior College Endowment Scholarship - Posted February 12, 2024
 
 
Requirements for the Wharton County Junior College Endowment Scholarship:
  • Must have a current admissions application on file at WCJC.  You can complete your application at goapplytexas.org.
  • Completely answer all questions on the application.  Incomplete scholarship applications will be given secondary consideration.
  • Submit all documents required. If you have difficulty attaching your transcript(s), please email a copy to [email protected]. Include your name, date of birth, and the note, "Add to scholarship application file" to the email. You may also mail copies of your transcript(s) to WCJC Financial Aid, 911 Boling Hwy; Wharton, TX, 77488.
  • Must be a student attending, or plans on attending, any WCJC campus:  Wharton, Sugar Land, Richmond, Bay City, or Distance Education.  Students in dual credit programs for 2024-2025 are not eligible for an award.
  • Preference will be given to students who have submitted a 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to WCJC.
 
DEADLINE:  April 1, 2024 at midnight   This scholarship is only submitted electronically.
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The Plaza Theatre Scholarship given in Memory of Mrs. Jeanene D. Merka - Posted February 14, 2024

To be eligible, the following criteria must be met:

  • Attend an accredited technical college or university located in the state of Texas.
  • Have an intended major in the field of theatre, performing arts, or related field.
  • Enroll as a full-time student in the fall semester immediately following scholarship selection
 

DEADLINE:  Application must be postmarked by the last Friday in the month of March

More information and the scholarship application can be found at https://whartonplazatheatre.org/scholarship/.

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Wharton County Bar Association Scholarship - Posted February 15, 2024
 
The local bar association is offering this scholarship to students interested in pursuing a career in law, including paralegals or legal assistants.
 
DEADLINE:  April 26, 2024
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East Bernard Chamber of Commerce Scholarship - Posted February 19, 2024
 
The East Bernard Chamber of Commerce Scholarship is available to any EBHS graduating senior.
 
DEADLINE:  Due in the counselor's office by April 15, 2024
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Wharton County Area Go Texan Scholarship - Posted February 20, 2024
 
The Wharton County Area Go Texan Scholarship is available to graduating seniors.  The following questions must be answered when the student applies for the scholarship:
 
1. Special recognition for excellence in FFA and/or 4-H
2. Past FFA and/or 4-H projects
3. Explain how FFA and/or 4-H has impacted your life
4. Briefly explain why you should be awarded this scholarship (please include future educational and career plans)
 
DEADLINE:  Must be postmarked by April 5, 2024
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Catholic Daughters of the Americas Saint Bernadette Court #1108 Scholarship - Posted February 20, 2024
 
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Saint Bernadette Court #1108 Scholarship is available to an applicant who is a son or daughter of an active member in good standing in Court St. Bernadette #1108 or the dependent of a deceased member who was in good standing.
 
DEADLINE:  Postmarked on or before April 15, 2024
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Brandi Ward Memorial Future Teacher Scholarship - Posted February 22, 2024
 
The family of Brandi Ward is interested in rewarding a student who intends to pursue a four-year college degree with the intent of becoming a teacher. The applicant must also be a graduating senior at East Bernard High School who exhibits school and community involvement, work ethics, and strong personal values.
 
DEADLINE:  April 12, 2024
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ATPE Scholarship - Posted March 1, 2024
 
The ATPE Scholarship is available to an EBHS graduating senior pursuing a career in education.
 
DEADLINE:  April 1, 2024 in the Counselor's Office
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East Bernard Elementary PTO Scholarship - Posted March 1, 2024
 
The East Bernard Elementary PTO Scholarship is available to an EBHS graduating senior. 
 
**Please note: The PTO Scholarship is heavily weighted in favor of those who have had significant family and personal involvement in PTO. Please consider this before completing your application.
 
DEADLINE:  On or before April 24, 2024
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22R Cattle Company Scholarship - Posted March 8, 2024
 
The 22R Cattle Company Scholarship is available to EBHS graduating seniors.
 
DEADLINE:  Due in Counselor's Office by May 2, 2024.
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Nancy Krenek Memorial Scholarship - Posted March 8, 2024
 
The Nancy Krenek Memorial Scholarship is available to EBHS graduating seniors.
 
DEADLINE:  Due in Counselor's Office by April 26, 2024.
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East Bernard Band Booster Scholarship - Posted March 20, 2024
 
REQUIREMENTS:
 
1. Must be a graduating senior of EAST BERNARD High School
2. Must have participated in the Band Program at least three (3) full academic (Fall and Spring Semester) years. Band members must participate in all Fall performances (Marching UIL, Christmas concert, etc.) and Spring performances (Concert and Sight Reading Evaluation, Solo and ensemble, etc.) in order to fulfill music literacy standards by UIL. If students are not able to perform for the required performances due to ineligibility, participation in
other school functions, medical/family emergencies, or other situations, an individual performance of prepared music as selected by the HS Band.  Director is to be submitted with the required application
3. Must have applied to and/or have plans to attend a college or trade school
4. Parent/s must be a Band Booster member and dues must be current for each year the student has participated.
 
DEADLINE:  Postmarked by April 26, 2024
 
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Vocational/Technical Career Opportunity Scholarship - Posted March 21, 2024
 
This Vocational/Technical Career Opportunity Scholarship assists students enrolled full time in a program based vocational/technical training program at WCJC, TSTC, San Jacinto College (automotive), or Victoria College (No Commercial Schools) who have been residents of Wharton County, Texas, for at least two years and have acquired their high school diploma or GED from a Wharton County school system.
 
DEADLINE:  The applicant must be submitted to the scholarship donor's committee at least 6 weeks prior to enrollment deadline or class start date.
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Knights of Columbus #2500 Scholarship - Posted April 8, 2024
 
Applicant must be a son or daughter of an active Knights of Columbus #2500 member in good standing or a deceased member who was in good standing.
 
DEADLINE:  Postmarked by May 10, 2024