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Abilene Christian University National Hispanic Recognition Award: Must be named National Hispanic Recognition Award recipient; receive up to $6,000 per academic year for 4 years; provide National Hispanic Recognition Award certificate to admissions office by March 1

National Merit Commended Award: Must be named National Merit Commended and an undergraduate entering ACU as a new, first-time student; $2,000 per academic year; awarded for eight consecutive semesters or your first undergraduate degree, whichever comes first; provide National Merit Certificate to the admissions office by March 1

National Merit Finalist/Semifinalist Award: Must be named a National Merit Finalist or Semifinalist and an undergraduate entering ACU as a new, first-time student; guarantees 100% tuition when coordinated with federal, state and other institutional grants; Provide National Merit Certificate and meet scholarship requirements by March 1
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Angelo State University Carr Scholarship: Application is included with admissions application; awarded based on high school GPA and standardized test scores; students may apply for scholarship up until the first day of class

General ASU Scholarships: General scholarships awarded based on completion of the general scholarship application by March 15; awards given out based on availability of funds and academic excellence criteria

Degree-Specific Scholarships: Availability, criteria, and deadlines vary depending on department; contact admissions to find out what you might qualify for
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Austin College John D. Moseley Alumni Scholarship: Must be nominated by Austin College graduate for consideration. Limited number of awards available each year and may amount to between $500 and $1,000 annually. Nominations should be submitted by January 15.

Sara Bernice Moseley Scholarship for Presbyterian Students: Awarded to students with records of academic achievement who are members of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Nominations should be submitted by January 15.

General Academic Scholarships: Awards given in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and potential; range between $18,000 and $27,000 annually. Students who wish to be considered must indicate such on their application for admission when applying to Austin College.
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Baylor University Carr P. Collins Scholarship: Awarded to students who rank in the top quarter of their graduating class; minimum 1310 SAT/28 ACT; completed a balanced college-prep program; must be Texas resident; must submit scholarship application, handwritten essay, and nomination from a teacher by January 31

Living-Learning Center Scholarships: Need-based scholarships are available for incoming students who choose to live in select Living-Learning Centers. The scholarships are for $3,000 per year and are renewable for three additional years for a total scholarship package of $12,000. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid must be completed to demonstrate financial need.

Regent's Gold Scholarship: Provides a full tuition academic scholarship to National Merit Finalists who select Baylor as their first-choice college. The Regents' Gold Scholarship is augmented by the recipients' SAT or ACT score.
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Concordia University Texas President's Scholarship: To qualify, students must have a 3.8 high school GPA and 27 ACT/1210 SAT

Leadership Scholarship: 3.5 GPA and 26 ACT/1170 SAT required

Luther Scholarship: 3.25 GPA and 23 ACT/1060 SAT required

Walther Scholarship: 3.0 GPA and 22 ACT/1020 SAT required
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Dallas Baptist University BGCT Mary Hill Davis Minority Scholarship: Grants available to young people from an ethnic/minority background who wish to receive a Christian education

Rodney F. Shelton Scholarships: Awarded by the Dean of the College of Education; apply through the Dean's office; recipients may be asked to assist the Dean on projects geared toward enhancing the student's educational program

Academic Honors Scholarship: 25 ACT/1220 SAT (Critical Reading and Math) to be considered for varying amounts of awards
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Houston Baptist University Founder's Scholarship: For students who were in the top 5% of their graduating class and have at least 1150 SAT/25 ACT scores; for students in the top 10%,1220 SAT/27 ACT; for students in the top 15%,1320 SAT/30 ACT. Maximum possible amount: $84,000.

President Scholarship: For students who were in the top 15% of their graduating class and have at least 1160 SAT/26 ACT scores; for students in the top 20%, 1250 SAT/27 ACT; for students in the top 25%, 1330 SAT/ 30 ACT. Maximum possible amount: $72,000.

Legacy Scholarship: For students who were in the top 25% of graduating class and have at least 1080 SAT/24 ACT scores; for students in the top 30%, 1160 SAT/26 ACT; for students in the top 35%, 1250 SAT/28 ACT. Maximum possible amount: $60,000.
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Huston-Tillotson University Edward Elliot Scholarship: Awarded to an African-American student majoring in chemistry

Jones, Jesse H. & Mary Gibbs (Houston Endowment Inc.): Must be from a Houston-area high school and be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours every semester

York, Dessie and Chester York Scholarship: Awarded to an incoming freshman active in community and service organizations; must be a Texas resident

St. David's Scholar Program: Funded by the St. David's Foundation, provides 4 years of scholarship support to incoming freshmen pursuing health careers. Each scholar will receive $7,500 per year.
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Lamar University Academic Excellence Scholarship: Awarded to first-time freshman, with a minimum SAT score of 1220/25 ACT and ranked in the Top 25%

Mirabeau Scholars Program: Students must be first-time college freshmen, with a minimum SAT score of 1300/29 ACT; must also submit a letter of interest, resume, and three letters of recommendation; all application materials must be submitted by December 15

Smith-Hutson Scholarship Program: Students must fill out and turn in the Smith-Hutson Scholarship application, along with their high school transcript, financial need documentation (including requested tax information), an essay outlining career goals, and two letters of recommendation. All documents must be submitted before March 1.
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LeTourneau University Presidential/Dean's/Founder's Scholarships: Awarded to incoming freshmen based on GPA and SAT/ACT test scores; amounts vary: Founder's Scholarship $13,000, Dean's Scholarship $16,000, Presidential Scholarship $17,000 per year. Renewable up to four years if a minimum cumulative GPA is maintained (2.5 for Founder's and Dean's Scholarships, 3.0 for Presidential Scholarship).

Bruce McMillan, Jr. Endowed Scholarship: Must have a qualifying East Texas address, enroll in an eligible major, live on campus, and submit a brief essay

National Hispanic Scholarship: Awarded to incoming freshmen recognized as National Hispanic Recognition Program finalists
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McMurry University Fine Arts Award (Band, Art, Choir, Theater): Audition or portfolio review and program participation required; up to $2,500 awarded

Minister Dependent Award: Dependent of an Active United Methodist Minister; up to $1,500 awarded

Methodist Grant: Need based; documented member of United Methodist Church; FAFSA required; up to $3,500 awarded
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Midwestern State University Freshmen Academic Scholarships: Students admitted to MSU by April 1 are automatically considered for 5 varying levels of scholarship based on SAT/ACT scores

MSU Redwine Honors Program: Students that have been admitted to MSU may apply to this program that helps talented students excel academically; deadline for application January 15

W.P. and Ann Howle Scholarship: Available for application to students admitted to MSU, preference is given to those engaged with or who have family ties to building trade/construction industries; separate application required; letter of recommendation required; deadline June 1
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Our Lady of the Lake University Endowed Scholarships: These scholarships are made available through endowments provided by donors; criteria and applications for the endowed scholarships are available on OLLU's Financial Aid website; applications for most of these scholarships open in March and the deadline to apply is May 2

Office of Admission Scholarships: OLLU's Office of Admissions evaluates each student's application for admission, high school GPA and test scores from the ACT or SAT to determine scholarship amounts; students who plan to live in the residence halls will be considered for additional scholarship amounts; student's OLLU application for admission serves as the application for the Office of Admission scholarships; up to $17,000 awarded

Honors Scholarship: This $1,000 scholarship is for students who are accepted into the OLLU Honors Program; renewable for four years based on scholarship guidelines
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Prairie View A&M University Class Scholarships: These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis, and students who wish to be considered must complete the general scholarship application

Endowed Scholarships: Made available to current students, scholarships are primarily awarded by the varying colleges and departments of the university; select endowments may be awarded through the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships through completion of the General Scholarship Application

Prairie View A&M University Alumni Association Scholarships: Made available to new and returning students; all students who wish to be considered for scholarships offered through the alumni association must complete the general scholarship application in addition to completing any mandated applications required by that specific alumni chapter
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Sam Houston State University Smith-Hutson College of Business Administration Scholarships: Up to $7,000 per semester ($14,000 per year); recipients must be entering freshmen, able to demonstrate financial need and have academic potential; the scholarship is renewable for a maximum of four years if students maintain a 2.50 GPA and other program requirements

Amato Brothers Scholarship: $3,000 per year; recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in any discipline, demonstrate financial need, and exhibit commitment to continue and complete their education. The recipient must maintain no less than a 2.5 GPA in major and overall.

Arleigh B. Templeton Endowed Scholarship: $1,000 per year; recipients must be full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students majoring in any discipline within the College of Education. Job Corps graduates have priority. GPA of 3.50 is required.
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Schreiner University Liberal Arts Dean's Scholarship: The Dean of the School of Liberal Arts will give $10,000 to deserving students pursuing a degree in that school; criteria varies year to year

Science and Math Dean's Scholarship: The Dean of the School of Science and Math will give $10,000 to deserving students pursuing a degree in that school; criteria varies year to year
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Southern Methodist University Second Century Scholars: Provides merit-based scholarships to students whose academic and leadership experience demonstrate their ability to contribute to the SMU community; awards maximum of $80,000, payable up to $20,000 per year through four years. Awarded to incoming first-year students based on a holistic review of the SMU application.

President's Scholar Award: Competitive merit-based scholarship awarded to entering freshmen based on comprehensive evaluation of applications for admission; awards full tuition and general student fees, renewable for up to eight semesters or until graduation, whichever comes first as long as the student maintains full-time enrollment status each semester and a 3.3 SMU cumulative GPA. President's Scholars are also eligible for the Campus Community Award, which pays on-campus residence hall and meal plan charges, tuition and transportation for a summer, term, or full year abroad to one of SMU's Study Abroad international programs, or tuition for one June session at SMU-in-Taos.

Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt Leadership Scholars Program: Awarded to entering freshmen who have demonstrated leadership and academic achievement throughout high school; must complete Hunt Leadership Scholars application available upon admission. Awards full tuition and fees, less the amount of resident tuition and fees at the leading public university in the student's state of residency; for up to eight semesters or until graduation, whichever comes first as long as the student maintains full-time enrollment status each semester and a 3.0 SMU cumulative GPA. Transportation costs also provided to one of SMU's Study Abroad international programs.
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Southwestern University First-Year Student Merit Scholarships: Awards a variety of scholarships to students who demonstrate academic excellence regardless of a family’s financial circumstances. The application for admission is also the application for merit scholarships.

Brown Scholar Award: Students must rank in the top 5% of their class and score at least a 1400 on the SAT or 31 on the ACT. Interviews will be conducted by Feb. 1.

S-STEM Scholarship Program:The S-STEM Scholars Program is funded by the National Science Foundation and provides competitive scholarships to science and math students with financial need. Candidates must rank in the top 10% of their high school class (if high school does not rank, must have the equivalent of a 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale).
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St. Edward's University President's Excellence Scholarships: Guaranteed for top 15% of senior class with combined SAT score 1300 or higher (old SAT) or 1360 or higher (new SAT), or ACT score 29 or higher; awards up to $20,000 annually

President's Merit Scholarships: Guaranteed for top 20% of senior class with combined SAT score 1200 or higher (old SAT) or 1270 or higher (new SAT), or ACT score 27 or higher; awards up to $18,000 annually

Dean's Excellence Scholarships: Guaranteed for top 20% of senior class with combined SAT score 1100 or higher (old SAT) or 1170 or higher (new SAT), or ACT score 24 or higher; awards up to $15,000 annually

Edwardian Scholarship: U.S. citizens residing outside of Texas who qualify for academic scholarships of $15,000 or more also qualify for this additional award. Holy Cross High School graduates who meet these academic qualifications will receive the Sorin Award and are not eligible for the Edwardian Scholarship; awards additional $2,000–$3,000 annually.
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St. Mary's University Academic Scholarships: First-time freshmen students who apply by Dec. 15, are admitted to the St. Mary’s University’s Class of 2021, and enroll as full-time students are automatically considered for the scholarship offerings based on their complete application for admission; no additional applications are required for these awards

Alumni Scholarship: Added to existing academic award to equal full tuition; recommendation by an alumnus is required for consideration and once recommendation is received the student will be considered
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Stephen F. Austin State University University Regents Scholarship: This award opportunity is for first-time incoming students at the freshman, sophomore or junior level. Each academic department selects 2 academically gifted undergraduates to receive $3,000 for the academic year, broken down into two $1,500 allocations, to help cover the cost of a room in an SFA residence hall. Commuter students can apply the money toward tuition and fees. Must be admitted to SFA, be in the top 15 percent of their high school graduating class (verified by transcript or letter from the appropriate high school official), have an SAT combined verbal and quantitative score of at least 1220 or an ACT composite score of at least 27. Students must submit writing scores on the SAT reasoning test or writing scores on the ACT.

The Academic Excellence Scholarship: Awards $3,000 scholarships to entering freshmen who meet the eligibility requirements: receive the offer of admission by June 1, rank in the top 10 percent of graduating class OR rank in the top quarter of graduating class and earn a minimum score of 1100 on the SAT Reasoning Test (reading and math combined, not including writing score) or rank in the top quarter of graduating class and earn 1170 on the newly formatted SAT Test (math and evidence-based reading and writing) or 24 on the ACT (not including writing sample score). If specific criteria are met, the scholarship may be renewed for three additional years after the initial award while pursuing the first baccalaureate degree.
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Sul Ross State University President’s Endowed University Scholars Program: Students must be incoming freshmen, and have a minimum score of either 1150 on the SAT or 25 on the ACT; must also submit references and an essay, and must be a member of the Sul Ross Honors program

Freshman Leadership Program Scholarship: Students must be incoming freshmen, and submit references and an essay
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Tarleton State University AB Medlen Scholarship: This scholarship is given to a deserving full-time student in good standing with the university, majoring in biology and who has completed 30 hours of university credit

Cecil Ballow Endowment Scholarship: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student with a 3.0 GPA demonstrating leadership qualities

Dean's Academic Scholarship: This scholarship will be given to outstanding students identified during the recruiting process. Recipients must have high school top quarter ranking and SAT scores of 1100/New SAT scores of 1170 (verbal and math) or ACT scores of 25 composite for majors in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, the College of Health Science and Human Service, the College of Liberal and Fine Arts and the College of Science and Technology. Other recipients must have high school top quarter ranking and SAT scores of 1000/New SAT scores of 1170 (verbal and math) or ACT scores of 23 composite for the College of Education and the College of Business Administration. This is a one-time-only award.
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Texas A&M International University Freshman-Based Merit Scholarship: Available to all admitted freshmen; automatically considered for varying amounts of award based on SAT/ACT scores

Dusty Promise Scholarship: Must be an entering freshman; must be admitted full time; student or parent(s) must have an adjusted gross income of $30,000 or less and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Application must be submitted by March 15.
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Texas A&M University Texas A&M University’s four-year, competitive endowed academic scholarships are awarded by Scholarships & Financial Aid. While competition requirements vary, only one application is necessary to be considered for all the scholarships listed.

Consideration is given to academic achievement in a college preparatory curriculum within the context of a student’s academic environment. Additional factors for selection include, but are not limited to, leadership, community service, and special talents. To be considered for scholarships, students must achieve a minimum 1300 Old SAT composite score (critical reading + math, with respective scores of 600 in each), 1360 New SAT composite score (evidence-based reading and writing score of at least 660 + math scores of at least 620), or 30 ACT composite (English + Math, with scores of at least 27).

In order to provide the most opportunity to the greatest number of students, Texas A&M does not stack Academic Scholarships. If you qualify for more than one Academic Scholarship you will receive the highest dollar-value scholarship only.

President's Endowed Scholarship: $3,000 a year for 4 years; must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA

Lechner Scholarship: $2,500 a year for 4 years; must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA

McFadden Scholarship: $2,500 a year for 4 years; must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA
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Texas A&M University - Commerce Admitted freshmen are automatically reviewed for one of two Freshman Access and Success Scholarships. Eligibility is based on the student's class ranking. The automatic review process does not guarantee that you will receive a scholarship offer since funding is limited. The scholarships only apply to the Fall and Spring semesters. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships starts making scholarship offers to admitted students beginning in February for the upcoming Fall. 3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Presidential Scholarship Program: All incoming freshmen scholarship applications must be submitted through ApplyTexas; to be eligible for award, students must have one of the following three: a composite SAT score of at least 1220 and ACT score of at least 25, or belong to the top 15% of their graduating class. Annual award amounts vary from $12,000 to $32,000. 12/1/2016 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University - Kingsville Presidential Scholarship: Offered to incoming freshmen with varying amounts ranging from $1,000–$15,000 based on high school class rank and SAT/ACT scores; online application required

Freshman Merit Scholarships: Awarded to entering first-time freshmen who show exceptional academic ability through superior test scores and class ranking. Students admitted by December 15 are guaranteed; admission after this date is limited by availability of these scholarships.

Academic Excellence Award: May be awarded up to four years or until completion of the first bachelor's degree; must meet minimum requirements of 910 (old) or 990 (new) SAT/19 ACT scores, and have ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class.
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Texas A&M University - San Antonio Amigo Scholarship: Must be enrolled half-time, demonstrate financial need and maintain a 2.5 GPA; application through general scholarship application available online

AT&T Scholarship: Must be a first-time freshmen who demonstrates financial need and completes the general scholarship application

HOPE Scholarship: Must be a San Antonio resident (or adjacent counties) enrolled full-time with community service involvement and one letter of recommendation to accompany the general scholarship application
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Texas A&M University - Texarkana Students are eligible for scholarship consideration by completing the application for admission by February 1. The following scholarships are available for incoming students: Presidential, Valedictorian/Salutatorian, Transfer Honors, Eagle Elite 2/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas A&M University at Galveston Abe and Peggy Levy Fellowship: Scholarship provides up to $10,000 annually for a maximum of four years to entering freshmen at TAMUG; must be a Texas resident and show satisfactory high school academics and test scores, enrolled as a full-time student; application available online

Scholarships for Entering Freshmen: Application for scholarship consideration to be completed with application for admission on ApplyTexas
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Texas Christian University The Office of Admission awards academic scholarships to our highest achieving admitted students. Fewer than half of all students admitted to TCU are offered academic scholarships. These competitive awards are based primarily on grades, ACT or SAT score, rank in class (if available), and curriculum rigor. For purposes of both admission and scholarship consideration, TCU superscores both the ACT and the SAT.

Chancellor's Scholarship: Awards full tuition for four years; must meet minimum requirements: 3.98 GPA, 1530 SAT/34 ACT, and rank in top 2% of graduating class

Dean's Scholarship: Awards $20,000 per year; must meet minimum requirements: 3.86 GPA, 1480 SAT/32 ACT, and rank in top 5% of graduating class

Faculty Scholarship: Awards $16,000 per year; must meet minimum requirements: 3.74 GPA, 1390 SAT/30 ACT, and rank in top 10% of graduating class

TCU Scholarship: Awards $13,000 per year; must meet minimum requirements: 3.7 GPA, 1360 SAT/ 29 ACT, and rank in top 10% of graduating class

Founder's Scholarship: Awards $10,000 per year; must meet minimum requirements: 3.67 GPA, 1340 SAT/28 ACT, and rank in top 13% of graduating class
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Texas Lutheran University Scholarships are based on high school academic performance and SAT/ACT scores on application for admission. Scholarships are renewable for up to an additional three years provided the student maintains a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA at TLU. These scholarships are awarded based on full-time, undergraduate enrollment.

PACE Scholarship: Must meet aforementioned requirements; awards up to $27,000

Presidential Scholarship: Must meet aforementioned requirements; awards up to $20,000

Academic Excellence Scholarship: Must meet aforementioned requirements; awards up to $14,500

Heritage Scholarship: Must meet aforementioned requirements; awards up to $10,000
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Texas Southern University First-Time Freshmen Scholarships: In order to be considered for Texas Southern University achievement-based and need-based awards, complete the FAFSA using Texas Southern University’s institutional code: 003642. Awards are renewable for up to three additional years of study if you complete 15 credits each semester, maintain the annual grade point average specified in the award notification, and remain in good disciplinary standing at the university. Award amounts vary and are based on GPA and SAT/ACT scores. 3/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas State University Terry Foundation Scholarship: Based on exceptional scholastic and leadership; FAFSA must be submitted by March 15; U.S. citizen and Texas resident; graduate from a TX high school or equivalent; live on campus for first year as a part of Terry Scholar community; awards up to $90,000

McCoy Scholarship of Excellence: Must be National Merit commended, semifinalist, or finalist and business major; valedictorian; salutatorian; or rank in top 5% of graduating class; awards up to $32,000

McCoy Scholarship of Distinction: Must be National Merit commended, semifinalist, or finalist and business major; valedictorian; salutatorian; or rank in top 5% of graduating class; awards up to $20,000
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Texas Tech University Freshman Presidential Scholarships: By completing the scholarship application on ApplyTexas by February 1 students become eligible to receive a range of awards under the Freshman Presidential Scholarship program based on class rank and test scores 2/1/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
Texas Wesleyan University Eunice and James L. West Scholarship: Minimum 3.8 GPA, preferred business major, 1200 SAT/27 ACT; application automatically completed with application for admission; deadline December 15

Ella C. McFadden Scholarship: Students with a minimum 3.8 GPA and 1200 SAT/27 ACT; application completed with application for admission; deadline December 15

Valedictorian/Salutatorian Award: Open to all high school valedictorians and salutatorians in public or private high schools the preceding year; deadline December 15
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Texas Woman's University First-Time-In-College Student Scholarship: Awards for this scholarship range from $1,200 to $3,000 per year and may be continued for up to four years. Entering first-time-in-college and transfer students with less than 13 semester credit hours (excluding dual semester credit hours) may apply. This scholarship is awarded to applicants based on the combination of high school grade point average, class rank, and SAT/ACT scores.

Presidential Scholarship: The Presidential Scholarship is available to entering first-time-in-college students who are Valedictorian or Salutatorian of an accredited high school class. This scholarship pays full tuition and mandatory fees, excluding room, board and books, for up to four years. Recipients are selected from the scholarship applicant pool. Recipients must maintain a 3.25 GPA in order to continue the scholarship.

Chancellor's Endowed Scholarship: This scholarship provides full tuition, mandatory fees (excluding room and board) and a book stipend for up to four years. Recipients are chosen from the new applicant pool. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.25 in order to continue the award.
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Trinity University Storer & Tillman Scholarship for Developing Christian Leaders: This scholarship is open to students, by application, who demonstrate financial need and a commitment to developing their leadership skills in the context of their faith. These are annual, renewable, need-based scholarships of $2,500; must complete application for admission and scholarship application by January 1 of student's senior year in high school; submit FAFSA and CSS Profile by February 15. 3/2/2017 2/15/2017 Learn More
University of Dallas Academic Achievement Scholarship: Awards ranging from $10,000 up to $30,000 per year may be offered to selected applicants based on high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores. Full tuition scholarships available for National Merit Finalists. The student's application for admission serves as the student's application for an Academic Achievement Scholarship. No additional application is necessary.

National Hispanic Scholars Program: The National Hispanic Scholars Scholarship, in the amount of $2,000 per year, is offered to the top high school senior Hispanic scorers on the PSAT who have earned a 3.0 or higher grade point average. This award can be used in addition to an Academic Achievement Scholarship, but when combined cannot exceed the cost of tuition. The National Hispanic Scholars Scholarship can be used for eight consecutive semesters. Students must submit an application for admission by March 1st to be eligible for the award. Additionally, a copy of the letter or certificate officially declaring National Hispanic Scholar status must be provided to the Office of Financial Aid.

National Merit Finalist Award: Available to National Merit Finalists who name UD as their first choice college with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Up to 20 National Merit Finalists will receive full tuition scholarships. Finalists who wish to be considered for this scholarship should name UD as their first choice school with the National Merit Corporation by March 1. In the event that scholarships are still available after that date, students will be able to select UD as their first choice institution and be considered for the scholarship after that date. This scholarship is inclusive of all other scholarships and grants offered through UD and is based on the competitiveness of the applicant pool. This scholarship is renewable annually.
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University of Houston Academic Excellence Scholarship: Typically awarded to incoming freshmen who have scored a 1200 on the critical reading and math sections of the SAT or a 25 composite score on ACT, with a class rank in the top 20%; awards up to $8,500 annually

Cullen Leadership Scholarship: Available to students who have a competitive academic profile and demonstrated leadership skills. Recipients are selected by the Student Financial Support Committee; awards up to $1,000 annually up to four years.

National Merit Scholarship Finalist: Cost of tuition and required fees, for four years (five years for architecture students). In addition, recipients are eligible for a one-time $1,000 undergraduate research stipend and a one-time $2,000 study abroad stipend. Candidates who complete the FAFSA may be eligible for additional financial support.

The University of Houston will automatically award scholarship support to National Merit Scholarship finalists who select the University of Houston as their first-choice institution in accordance with the rules and deadlines established by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation; awards up to $47,000 over four years.
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University of Houston - Clear Lake Hawk Scholar Scholarship: Competitive scholarship based on exceptional merit. Students must also be a Texas resident and have a 3.0 GPA; deadline May 15.

New Hawk Scholarship: Ranges from $1,000 to full-ride scholarships; students must rank in top 15% of high school graduating class, have SAT score of 1100 or have ACT score of 24; students must also be a Texas resident and have graduated high school in the previous year; deadline Feb. 1

Hawk Advantage Scholarship: Need-based scholarship; must be a Texas resident and have graduated high school in the previous academic year; also must have completed FAFSA by March 1, and attend 12 hours per fall and spring college semester
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University of Houston - Downtown Lucia La Madrid Cain Endowed Scholarship Fund: Must have 2.7 high school GPA on 4-point scale, be enrolled in 12 or more hours each semester in college, graduated from high school within last two years; reward up to $1,500 per year

International (Southland) Paper Mill​s Foundation Endowed Scholarship: Must have 2.7 high school GPA on 4-point scale, be enrolled in 12 or more hours each semester in college, graduated from high school within last two years and U.S. resident; reward up $1,500

Cullen Scholarship: Must have 2.7 high school GPA on 4-point scale, be enrolled in 12 or more hours each semester in college, graduated from high school within last two years; reward up to $1,500 per year
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University of Houston - Victoria Presidential Scholarship: A merit-based scholarship that recognizes and promotes academic excellence. Up to ten $3,000 scholarships will be awarded each year to entering freshmen. The scholarships will be renewable for 4 years (8 consecutive terms) provided that the student meets the criteria for the scholarship. Must have graduated in top 15% of high school graduating class, submit a 750-1,000 word essay, accepted to UHV, and completed either a UHV scholarship application form or the FAFSA. 3/15/2017 3/15/2017 Learn More
University of North Texas UNT Excellence Scholarship: Available to entering freshmen who are in the top 50% of their high school graduating class and score at least 1100 on the SAT (Math/Reading Sections) or 24 on the ACT. International students admitted as entering freshmen are also considered for these scholarships based on the required high school rank and test scores noted. Scholarship awards range from $3,000 to $8,000 per year based on rank and test scores.

UNT Meritorious Scholarship for National Merit Finalists: Students must be National Merit Finalists, designate UNT as their number one school of choice with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, complete the FAFSA application, and apply to the University Honors College. The scholarship value is set annually using the UNT Undergraduate Average Cost of Attendance developed for UNT Meritorious Scholarship recipients.
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University of North Texas at Dallas Achievement Scholarship: Student must graduate within the top 50% of their class and have a 950 SAT or 20 ACT; student must be enrolled full time in order to receive this scholarship. Students are awarded up to $4,000 for the academic year (fall/spring semester) based on their EFC from their FAFSA/TASFA. A student can receive up to $12,000 in grant and scholarship funds.

Jaguar Cornerstone Scholarship: Students are awarded this scholarship yearly based on information from when the student filled out the FAFSA. A student must continue to remain Pell eligible in order to maintain eligibility in this program. Students must enroll in at least 15 credit hours and have a 2.5 GPA or better at the end of each semester, and meet SAP requirements. The scholarship is available for a maximum of four years (fall/spring semester). Students are awarded $1,000

AT&T Early College High School Scholarship: In order to be considered for this scholarship, students must have graduated from high school as an Early College High School graduate. The amount of the scholarship depends on the ranking of the student in their class. They must have been in at least the top 50% to be eligible for this scholarship. The minimum award for this scholarship is $3,000. The scholarship is available to students for two academic years (fall/spring).
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University of St. Thomas University Merit Scholarship for New Freshmen: Merit-based scholarships with awards depending on high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores; completing the application for admission and being accepted to St. Thomas automatically makes applicants eligible for scholarship consideration. Scholarship awards range from $8,000 to $17,000 per year.

V.J. Guinan Presidential Scholarship: Full tuition scholarship for incoming freshmen who excel academically and uphold the Catholic mission of the university; must fill out Guinan Scholarship application on university's website as well as be available for an interview with the selection committee, deadline February 1
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University of Texas at Arlington James D. Spaniolo First Generation Scholarship Endowment: Qualified applicants must be entering first-generation freshmen with minimum test scores of 1050 SAT/22 ACT or rank in the top 25% of the high school class or new college transfer students with a minimum cumulative transfer GPA of 3.0 on a minimum of 24 college transfer hours. Financial need will be a consideration. Deadline May 1.

Centennial Endowed Scholarship: This scholarship provides support for deserving and academically promising first-generation college students who are entering freshmen or new transfers to UTA. Freshmen must have minimums of 900 SAT/19 ACT or ranking in the top 25% of the graduating high school class. Demonstrated community service is also a factor in awarding this $1,000 per year scholarship. Renewals require a minimum UTA GPA of 2.75 on 24 hours completed during the fall and spring semesters. Deadline May 1
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University of Texas at Austin Financial Aid-Administered Scholarships: Financial aid applicants are automatically considered for many scholarships simply by completing ApplyTexas’ scholarship application for entering freshmen

Alec Beck Endowed Scholarship: Provides scholarship awards to deserving students attending UT Austin with first preference for students whose parent or stepparent is, or has been, incarcerated in or on parole from The Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Consideration may also be given to students who have a parent or step-parent incarcerated in or on parole from any incarceration facility or system. Applicants must demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15, complete and return your scholarship application by December 1, and complete and return the Alec Beck Endowed Scholarship Certification by February 1 of senior year of high school.

Christopher Benton Chadwick Memorial Scholarship in Liberal Arts: Provides four-year scholarships to students in the College of Liberal Arts who demonstrate financial need and who maintain a 2.5 GPA, with preference given to students majoring in government. This scholarship is awarded as a four-year scholarship beginning in the student’s freshman year and continuing for each of the next three years of the student’s academic career as long as the student is enrolled at UT Austin and maintains a 2.5 GPA. The scholarship will continue to be awarded even if the recipient changes majors and transfers to another college within UT Austin. Applicants must complete the ApplyTexas Application (Admissions & Scholarships sections) for The University of Texas at Austin by December 1 of senior year in high school, complete all financial information and essay topics required by Admissions, select “C.B. Chadwick Memorial Scholarship in Liberal Arts” on Page 5 of the Scholarship Section, and demonstrate financial need by applying for need-based financial aid by March 15 using FAFSA.
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University of Texas at Dallas Academic Excellence Scholarship Program: Application for admission to the university serves as the AES application. The materials included in completed applications provide the information necessary to determine scholarship eligibility. This includes high school grades and curricular information about types and levels of classes taken, SAT/ACT scores, and class rank (if available). Deadline January 15.

The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program: McDermott Scholars receive one of the most selective and generous undergraduate merit awards in the nation; it includes a full scholarship and stipend package with access to UT Dallas’ rigorous education, leadership training, cultural enrichment, and personalized opportunities designed to equip them with the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed as leaders. Students must be first-time college freshmen and must have a minimum verbal and math SAT score of 1450 or a minimum ACT score of 33.

Diversity Scholarship Program: The scholarship targets students who have a record of academic excellence in high school or community college and show significant financial need. This scholarship can be used to cover education related expenses including tuition, fees and housing. Each student will receive $5,000 per year for a maximum of eight semesters of undergraduate study. Applicants must be admitted to the university, be an undergraduate student enrolling for the first time at UT Dallas as a full-time student in the fall semester of the application year, have a record of academic merit in high school or community college, have financial need as determined by the UT Dallas Financial Aid Office, complete the financial aid application (FAFSA or TASFA), submit an essay on the topic indicated on the application, attend a Freshman or Transfer Student Orientation session, participate in regular Diversity Scholars Program academic check-in meetings after enrolling in the University, and volunteer at least five hours for the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement each semester.
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University of Texas at El Paso Presidential Scholarship: Awards $8,000 per year to the top-ranked student at the end of junior year from public high schools within Region 19, free on-campus housing for the first academic year for the fall, spring & summer semesters

Andalusite Award | Level 1: Awards $3,000 per year, for four years; must meet two of the following criteria: overall high school overall GPA of at least 96 or ranked in the top 3% of graduating class

Tanzanite Award | Level 2: Awards $2,000 per year, for four years; must meet all of the following criteria: overall high school overall GPA of at least 93 or ranked in the top 10% of graduating class

Jaspilite Award | Level 3: Awards $1,000 per year, for four years; must meet all of the following criteria: overall high school overall GPA of at least 90 or ranked in the top 10% of graduating class
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University of Texas at San Antonio Celia Berwin Memorial Scholarship: Must be a full-time incoming freshman who has 950 SAT/20 ACT; application through general scholarship application; must demonstrate financial need as determined by financial aid office

Ann Biggs/Thelma Salazar Scholarship for First-Generation Immigrant Children: Must be a child of first-generation immigrants to the U.S.; must be a full-time student; must show proof of immigration/parent's naturalization/etc. as well as complete general scholarship application

Janey and Dolph Briscoe Scholarship: Must be a full-time incoming freshman in the top 10% of their graduating class with 1200 SAT/27 ACT; application through general scholarship application
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University of Texas at Tyler Regents Scholarship: Students must have an ACT score of 29 or higher or an SAT score of 1360 or higher; must also take 12 credit hours per semester and hold a minimum 2.0 GPA to maintain scholarship. Awards up to $4,000.

Patriot Scholarship: Students must have an ACT score ranging from 26 to 28 or an SAT score ranging from 1260 to 1320; must also take 12 credit hours per semester and hold a minimum 2.0 GPA to maintain scholarship. Awards up to $3,000.

Achievement Scholarship: Students must have an ACT score ranging from 24 to 25 or an SAT score ranging from 1180 to 1220; must also take 12 credit hours per semester and hold a minimum 2.0 GPA to maintain scholarship. Awards up to $1,000.
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University of Texas Permain Basin Presidential and Presidential Plus Scholarship: Students must have graduated in the top 5% of their graduating class and had highly competitive SAT or ACT scores; must also have student housing or student housing exemption; must also fill out the Scholarship Nomination form; awards up to $40,300 over 4 years

Freshman Achievement Scholarship: Students must have been in the top 10% of graduating class and have student housing or exemption of student housing; no scholarship application is required; must have 950 SAT (old) or 980 SAT (new) or 19 ACT; awards up to $12,000 over 4 years

Freshman Merit Scholarship: Students must have been in the top 25% of graduating class and have student housing or exemption of student housing; no scholarship application is required; awards up to $8,000 over 4 years
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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley A scholarship application is NOT necessary. Admitted students will be selected competitively on a first-come-first-serve basis

UTRGV Scholars Program: Renewable for 4 years of undergraduate study/until graduation; value up to $20,000

UTRGV Housing Scholarship: Renewable for 4 years of undergraduate study/until graduation; value up to $12,000

Entering Freshman Gateway: One-time awards; value up to $3,000
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University of the Incarnate Word UIW offers merit scholarships to first-time freshmen based on a combination of high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores. Awards are renewable for up to four years.

Direct Admit Scholarships: Awards up to $2,500 per year; UIW offers direct admit options for highly qualified first-time freshmen that lead to advanced degrees in Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Optometry, or Osteopathic Medicine

Top 5% Scholarship: Awards up to $2,500 per year; students of any major graduating in the top 5% of their high school class will receive a $2,500 scholarship per year, renewable for up to four years of undergraduate coursework

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship: Awards up to $2,000 per year; students enrolled in dual credit courses who have been offered admission to the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society are eligible for a $2,000 scholarship per year, renewable for up to four years
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West Texas A&M University President's Scholarship: Students must have been admitted as a full-time WTAMU incoming freshman, have a minimum ACT score of 32 or SAT critical reading/math score of 1420 (Old SAT) 1470 (New SAT); must also have been in top 5% of high school graduating class; awards up to $6,000 annually

Provost's Scholarship: Must have been admitted as a full-time WTAMU incoming freshman, have a minimum ACT score of 28 or SAT Critical Reading/Math score of 1270 (Old SAT) 1330 (New SAT); must also have been in top 7% of high school graduating class; awards up to $4,000 annually

Honor Scholarship: Must have been admitted as a full-time WTAMU incoming freshman, have a minimum ACT score of 26 or SAT Critical Reading/Math score of 1200 (Old SAT) 1270 (New SAT); must also have been in top 12% of high school graduating class; awards up to $3,000 annually
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