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
*** On 5/31/18, Mrs Browning deleted all past due scholarships from page****

The L.C. Anderson High School Class of 1971 is offering one $1,000 scholarship to an Austin-area African American high school senior.  Austin –area high schools include Austin ISD, Round Rock ISD, Pflugerville ISD, Manor ISD, and Del Valle ISD.  The application deadline is June 1, 2018(postmark date). One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a four-year college or university in the fall of 2018. The funds will be paid directly to the college or university. The scholarship will be awarded based on scholastic achievement and financial need. Click here for app

-Miscellaneous Scholarships
*past due scholarships were deleted 5/3118*

Are you a part of the Big Brother Big Sister Program? If so, here is a scholarship for you. Cagle Law Firm and Big Brother Big Sisters Scholarship has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.
We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:
+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.

Interested students may visit and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

CTE Scholarship for Children of Marines
This scholarship is for students that are children of US Marines and planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a community college or private career school listed on College Navigator.  Details and application.

UEW Healthcare is pleased to offer the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be give to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered. This Award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester of 2018 are also welcome to apply. Click here to apply

Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program-Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical education. Click here to apply 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.

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s (HHF) 2018 Youth Awards educational grants program is now open! Our 20th Annual Youth Awards will award students who are the graduating Class of 2019 with up to $3,500 in educational grants to fund their higher education or to fund a community-based project.
Can you please share this opportunity with the rising senior Latino students at your high school?
Recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their excellence in various educational categories. Recipients will also be celebrated at 10 regional ceremonies across the country: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Northern CA, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. (eligible students should apply in the region nearest to their area of residence).
The DEADLINE to apply is Monday, October 15th, 2018, students can apply here:
For more information, please visit: download the flyer to print and share, click here:

-Specific College Scholarships

-all are past due, so were deleted 3/26/18

-Undergraduate Scholar Programs List