Scholarships and Financial Aide

Financial Aide:
  • Federal Student Aid  U.S. Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid site. Provides access and information about the products and services that you will need throughout the financial aid process.
  • Provides eligibility requirements and guidelines for those applying for federal student loans and aid.
  • Financial Aid 101   videos and more....finding a way to pay for college
  • FinancialAid Tips from NSAFFA(Nat’l. Assoc of Financial Aid Administrators) This website will direct you to helpful financial aid guidance on the web
  • Information for international students wishing to attend college in the US
  • Having the Talk....about college affordability with your student
Scholarships:

Consider the following: If you spend 20 hours searching and applying for scholarships and receive $5000, you have earned $250 per hour. 

Page Updated: July 20, 2017 



Austin/Texas Scholarships
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Specific College Scholarships
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Miscellaneous Scholarships

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship-Deadline January 29, 2018
The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Applicant must be a US citizen, at least 17 years of age, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Recommended topics are included in the Personal Essay section.

All applications must be received by January 29th, 2018. Finalists will be notified in February and must provide proof of enrollment and GPA (letters of acceptance, transcripts, etc.) before the scholarship recipient is selected.

Click here for more details and for the application.


Kids’ Chance of Texas Scholarship Deadline: One month before tuition deadline of the school year for which you are applying

Kids' Chance of Texas' mission is to create and support scholarship programs that provide educational opportunities for kids in Texas who have had a parent severely or fatally injured while in the course and scope of their job. More information and a scholarship application form is available on our website:

Kids Chance Of Texas


Raise.me
Raise.me 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.

Wendy's Scholarship