Scholarships and Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
Paying for College Handout

*Scholarships are grouped into 3 subsections, 1)Austin/Texas Area, 2)Miscellaneous Scholarships, 3)Specific Colleges Scholarships*Consider the following: If you spend 20 hours searching and applying for scholarships and receive $5000, you have earned $250 per hour. 

-Austin/Texas Scholarships

-Miscellaneous Scholarships

 2020 Coolidge Scholarship application is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2021 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.

The High School Scholarship Program offered through Air Force ROTC is an excellent opportunity to not only have college paid for, but also guarantee a rewarding career as an officer in the US Air Force after graduating college. We offer three different types of scholarships, both for public and private universities, and for a variety of majors. Students interested in STEM with a 3.0 GPA, 1240 SAT/26 ACT are especially encouraged to apply, but we are looking for a diverse pool of applicants to bring new perspectives to our Air Force. For more details, please go onto the AFROTC website to learn more about the program and to begin your scholarship application. Scholarship applications are open now until January 17th! If the students have any questions, please let them know they can contact me, SHANNON L. KANDELL, 2d Lt, USAF, anytime at or by phone at (210) 556-5966. 
 Attached are some additional materials, including the presentation to be shared with high school seniors. Additionally, below are some links about Air Force careers and in-college internship/summer program opportunities the students may be interested in, as well as the college locator tool so they can see where they may participate in Air Force ROTC.
Influencer Presentation 1.pptx

Horatio Alger Scholarship- Due October 25th

Native American Scholarships: is a micro scholarship site students can begin using as early as their 9th grade year. Scholarships are funded by Facebook, the Bill and Melinda gates Foundation, and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education among others. Currently almost 200 colleges are participating in the scholarship program including TCU, Texas Tech and Oklahoma University. Students can begin creating a portfolio of accomplishments as early as the 9th grade. The level of award will vary depending on the achievement and the university.

THEDREAM.US offers a scholarships for our DREAMERS. Click here for the more information and application

Times Magazine Article: The Biggest and Best College Scholarships Available

College Board Opportunity Scholarships