Scholarships

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Inc

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program annually awards 50 scholarships of $20,000 each and 200 scholarships of $10,000 each to current or home school seniors. Selection is based upon character, personal merit and commitment. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed. Visit website for details. Applications available online after Labor day each academic year.

Deadline October 31 of student’s senior year.

For more information please visit www.coca-colascholars.org.

Federal Work-Study (FWS)

Provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school. Available to undergraduate and graduate students. Available to full-time and part-time students. Encourages community service work and work related to your course of study, whenever possible. Earn at least the current federal minimum wage: undergraduate students are paid by the hour. Money is earned while attending school and does not have to be repaid. For undergraduate and graduate students. Jobs can be on campus. Student must demonstrate financial need.

For more information please visit www2.ed.gov/programs/fws/index.html.

Fort Bend Junior Service League

New Beginnings Scholarship:

Criteria for Selection:
Applicant must be female who has had a break or interruption in her education
Applicant must be a resident of Fort Bend County
Applicant must be currently enrolled or accepted into two or four year college or university or an accredited vocational school which has been approved and accredited by the State of Texas. Transcript must be submitted with application. If accepted but have not begun work toward degree, applicant should submit letter of acceptance.
Applicant must have financial need, as interpreted by the Beneficiary Review Committee; two letters of recommendation (from non family members) and submit an essay
Please see FBJSL website at www.fbjsl.com for application. Deadline is February 1st.

Fort Bend Junior Service League

Volunteer Scholarship

Criteria for Selection:
Applicant must be female
Applicant must be a senior graduating from a Fort Bend County public or private high school.
Applicant must submit an essay.
Applicant must have at least a 2.5 grade point average.
Applicant must have completed at least 100 hours of service to the community or volunteer service performed through school activities, excluding any service performed as a requirement for school or church.
Applicant must submit a Supervisor Recommendation Form.
Applicant must submit a copy of a high school transcript.
Applicant must plan to attend an accredited two or four year college or university
Please see FBJSL website at www.fbjsl.com for scholarship application. Deadline is February 1st

George & Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation

Seventy $15,000 scholarships are awarded each year to be used over four years of undergraduate study. Selection is based on financial need and academic ability. Available to graduating seniors of high schools in the following counties: Harris, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller. You must be a United States citizen to apply.

Request information in writing, identifying yourself as a high school senior and provide the name of your high school; or after August 15 of your senior year, download that year’s application from their web site.

Deadline for receipt of completed application and required attachments in one package is 4:00pm February 26 of the student’s senior year.

For more information please visit the Hamman Foundation website at www.hammanfoundation.org.

The George Foundation

The George Foundation has a long history of providing college scholarships to Fort Bend County residents seeking higher education. Currently there are five different scholarship programs exclusively for Fort Bend County residents. For more information, go to their website: http://www.thegeorgefoundation.org/scholarships/

Devard & Devaughn Darling Scholarship Award

The As One Foundation if offering a scholarship to Fort Bend Independent School District high school seniors. The requirements are as follows:

  • Be a Fort Bend Independent School District high school senior.
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Have a college/ university admissions/acceptance letter for the following school year.

 

The scholarship selection criteria:

  • Academic achievement and critical-thinking ability
  • Breadth of interests, activities, and other community involvement.
  • Will to succeed and desire to help others

For more information contact Tomia Austin (832) 308-9984 or scholarship@asonefoundation.org

6725 South Fry Road Suite 700 #296 Katy Texas 77494

http://asonefoundation.org/scholarships/application/

Deadline May 31st

FBFN Foundation Scholarship

FBFN Foundation, the charitable arm of Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors, awards scholarships to students who graduate from a public high school in Fort Bend County, are U. S. citizens, and will attend a Fort Bend County campus of Wharton County Junior College, Houston Community College, or University of Houston the following school year as a full time student.

Applications are considered on the basis of need, academics, school and community activities, recommendations, and the student’s personal letter.  All scholarships are contingent upon the qualifications of applicants and the availability of funds.  Specific requirements of the application are available on the website.

The application form is available from high school counselors or on the website after February 1st.  The deadline for completed applications, near the end of March, is stated in the application materials.

Additional information is available on the website www.fbfnfoundation.org.