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Scholarships

Campus scholarship

The Amarillo College Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit and tax-exempt foundation, seeks to promote excellence at Amarillo College. The scholarship application is available from November 15-October 15 annually.  Although there is no deadline for applications, it is strongly recommended students apply no later than March 1st to insure consideration for all available funds. Scholarships will be awarded in May and distributed at the first of the Fall semester. Call the Foundation Office at (806) 371-5107 with inquiries.

The Adult Students Program provides assistance to students for child care, transportation, textbooks and tuition. To qualify, students must be: married/single with children, or economically disadvantaged, especially students age 24 and older, or be responsible for a disabled family member. Call the Adult Students Program Office at (806) 371-5450 with inquiries.

Students enrolled in a declared STEM Major (Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and/or Physics) may apply for the STEM scholarship. Award can be up to $4000 each semester for 4 semesters. Applicants must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, U. S. citizen, and apply for Federal Financial Aid. Spring 2019 deadline is 3pm, Friday, December 7, 2018.


Outside scholarship

Iflexion is offering a $1000 scholarship to full-time college students. Applicants must be at least 18 yrs old and submit an essay on the following topic, "How Big Data is Transforming Ecommerce". Deadline is January 31, 2019.

The Amarillo Area Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for different colleges/universities and fields of study, and eligibility for scholarships is based on the student’s county of residence, planned college or university, and/or anticipated field of study. Annual Deadline is generally mid-February.

The Freshmen Success Fund for Foster Youth offers one-time grants of $1,000 for first time college freshmen students or first time student's enrolled in a TX State Technical College. Grants are awarded in increments of $500 per semester, with the student applying each term and are for basic non-tuition related needs. Application for each semester/school term may be submitted for consideration to DFPS at any time but students are encouraged to submit applications at least 2 months prior to the start of each semester or school term. 

The C. Ed Davis PAL Scholarship is for basic non-tuition needs for former foster youth who are majoring in government, political science, history, or other pre-law field. Scholarships are awarded in increments of $500 per semester and are for basic non-tuition needs. Decisions regarding scholarship awards will be made by August 1 (for Fall) or November 1 (for Spring).

The CC."Bus" and Freda Dugger scholarship is for sophomore college students transferring to WTAMU. Deadline is February 9th.

BulkOfficeSupply.com is offering an $1000 scholarship to students interested in teaching, Art, or owing their own business. Applicants must write a 500 word essay. Annual Deadline is February 1st.

Delta Theta Chi Sorority is accepting applications for two $2600 scholarships. Requirements include students to reside in the United States, have a high scholastic average, show evidence of financial need, and are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college. Applicants also need to submit an application form, with attachments as specified by the National Executive Council. Deadline is February 1, 2018. All applications must be submitted and accepted through a chapter of Delta Theta Chi Sorority. Contact: Brenda Bobo, Texas Nu Chapter, 3725 95th, Lubbock, TX, 79423, brenda.bobo@ttuhsc.edu.

The Eldon Durrett Memorial Scholarship was established to assist males with college expenses. Requirements include: Amarillo resident, complete at least 48 hours at Amarillo College by the end of the Spring 2019 semester and will be transferring to a four-year university for the 2019/2020 school year. Complete applications must include an official AC transcript, four reference letters, and two small photos. Applications available Spring 2019. All applications and documentation should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office, Washington Street campus.

MoArmouz is offering a $1500 scholarship. Applicants must write a 600 words essay about e-commerce. Deadline is February 28, 2019.

The mission of Antibodies.com is to support life science research. Twice a year a $1,000 stipend is awarded to a student in the U.S. to  help cover tuition fees. Applicants must be majoring in a Life Science field and be enrolled at an accredited institution. Annual deadline: March 1st and August 1st.  

GoStartABlog is awarding a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program and write a 2000-2500 word essay on the topic, 'Writing has given me the opportunity to...' Annual Deadline: March 1.

Smile Marketing offers a $500 scholarship to students working toward their goal of becoming a dentist. Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited dental school or pre-dental program as a full-time student and write an original, 500-word essay. Submission deadlines: March 15 or September 15.

Black Note is looking to award a $2000 scholarship to a student that shares ideas on ways to help smokers put down cigarettes and join the world's smoke-free movement. Applicants must be 18 years or older, legal residents of the 50 United States or 10 provinces of Canada, full-time student, and submit a 750 word essay. Annual Deadline: March 30.

The Opportunity Plan provides financial assistance and counseling to students pursuing post-secondary education whether at a community college, technical school or four-year institution. Requirements include full time enrollment and 2.5 GPA. Annual Priority deadline: April 1.

The Charles, Lela and Mary Slough Foundation scholarship was established to help needy Texas students attend college. The Slough Scholarship awards up to $5000 per year ($2500 per Fall/Spring) for a total of 5 years or the completion of a Bachelor's Degree or a total accumulation of 136 semester hours or 36 credits, whichever comes first. Requirements include: completed FAFSA, TX Resident and US Citizen, minimum 3.0 GPA, enroll as full-time college student, high school graduate, and write an essay. Deadline: April 1st for the next academic year. 

Key Exteriors, Inc., is offering a $1,500 scholarship to students pursuing a career in business, logistics, marketing, organizational leadership, or general studies. Applicants must maintain a 3.5 GPA and submit a 1,500-2,000 word essay. Annual deadline is April 1st.

InvestmentZen is offering a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must be actively enrolled full-time in an accredited college/university in any country and submit a 500-1500 word essay. Annual Deadline: April 1.

St. Paul United Methodist Church established a scholarship to assist students to attend college, vocational, or technical school. Applicants must have a demonstrated need for financial assistance, desire to receive a degree, be an active member of a local church and complete the application. Deadline is April 10th, 2018.

All Turf Lawn Care is offering an $1000 scholarship to students pursuing a degree in environmental studies, business, marketing, or general studies. Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA, write and submit an 1,500-2,000 word essay and submit an official transcript. Annual Deadline: April 13.

A Place for Mom Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship:  Five $1000 scholarships available to students enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, certificate or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology, elder law or long-term care administration.  Applicants must be planning on pursuing a career that involves working with senior citizens. Scholarships are awarded quarterly and annually. Deadline: applications are accepted year round.

Garden Goods Direct is offering a $500 scholarship. Applicants must write a 500-700 word essay. Annual deadlines: May 1 and November 1.

Amarillo Women's Network is offering a $750 scholarship to returning students who have demonstrated leadership ability and initiative in their past educational and work efforts. Click  here to access the application. Applicants must submit a typed narrative which gives a brief explanation of leadership potential and skills used to promote women's needs in the community. If you have questions, please contact Katrina at katkins@officewiseco.com. Deadline has been extended to May 4th, 2018.

Bulldog Movers is offering a $1000 scholarship to aspiring entrepreneurs. Applicants must be a full-time undergraduate college student, 3.0 GPA, and majoring in education, business, or logistics. Annual deadline is May 11.

The Leesa Social Impact Scholarship will provide $10,000 to support four exceptional students as they embark on their own journey toward social action. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled at an accredited college, demonstrate a commitment to social action, have a 3.0 GPA, and submit a video. Fall deadline is May 15, 2018. Spring deadline is November 15, 2018.

The Chase Rubin Foundation is offering a $1000 scholarship to students. Applicants must write a 500-word essay answering, "If you could travel anywhere in the world after college graduation where would it be and why?" Deadline is May 31, 2019.

NewSouth Window is awarding one lucky student a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must be full-time, U.S. undergraduate seeking a degree in marketing, business management, sales or related field, must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and submit an original 1,000-1,500 word essay entitled "Green Visionary Scholarship." Annual deadline is June 1.

MedicalAssistantDegrees.net is offering two $500 scholarships. Applicant must be U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, submit a 750-1000 word essay on the topic, "Why I want to pursue a career in the healthcare field?", and enroll in full time education.  Annual deadlines: June and December.

AmericanMuscle is offering 4 currently enrolled students or high school seniors who are pursuing post-secondary education an opportunity to be awarded $2,000 in tuition assistance towards their upcoming semester. Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study. Applicants must submit a 700-1500 word essay telling how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry. Deadline for Fall applicants is June 15th. Deadline for Spring applicants is October 15th.

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives. Applicants can receive up to $2,500 towards tuition, fees, books, and supplies. Requirements include: graduate high school by Spring 2018, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit-profit post-secondary institution, demonstrate critical financial need (must be Pell grant eligible), demonstrate perseverance in overcoming adversity, under the age of 30 and be a U.S. citizen. Deadline is June 15.

Laser Spine Institute will award a $1,500 scholarship to a full-time college student seeking a degree in a health or science based program with an interest in pursuing a career in health care. Applicants must prove full-time enrollment during the spring and/or summer semesters by providing a transcript no older than January 1st, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and submit a 750 to 1000 word essay. Annual deadline is June 15. 

The Recovery Village Health Care scholarship is now available. Applicants must submit a 500 word essay describing why they are passionate about health care. Deadline is June 30, 2019.

Crosley Law Firm is offing a $500 scholarship twice a year to a currently enrolled college student or high school senior. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and submit a 750-2000 words essay discussing how distracted driving has impacted their lives. Annual deadline: June 30, December 31.

ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college or university student with the most creative entry. Applicant must be a legal resident of United States, 18 years or older, enrolled as a student at an accredited college or university, and write a 500-800 word essay. Deadline for Fall applicants is June 30th. Deadline for Spring applicants is December 31st. Any questions about this scholarship can be sent to Joanna, joanna@ziprecruiter.com.

The Texas Association of Developing Colleges awards the Urban Scholarship for graduating high school seniors, new and/or returning undergrad college students. Community college students can receive $700 per school year. To be eligible, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, Texas resident, an undergraduate full-time student, complete 18/19 FAFSA with EFC<100, and be a graduate of a high school within 29 Texas cities listed on the web page. Applications must be postmarked no later than July 10, 2018.

CardRates.com is offering an $1000 tuition scholarship to future and current college students preparing for a career in the personal finance industry. Applicants must be a U.S. resident, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the personal finance industry, write a 500-900 word essay and provide an official transcript. Deadline for Spring applicants is July 31st.

American Graphics Institute offers a $1000 scholarship to encourage the use of design and creative thinking. This scholarship is awarded twice annually, in January and August of each year. Applicants must submit a 500-1500 word essay describing how you anticipate design thinking or digital design tools will impact you and your career choice. Deadlines are July 31 and December 31.

Beldon is a specialized home improvement company offering two $1,000 scholarships. Applicants must be seeking a degree in business, management, communications, marketing or related field, have a minimum 3.5 GPA and submit a 1,500-2,000 word essay. Annual Deadline: September 1st.

Bella Bathrooms is offering a scholarship to students who make clear the best ways to showcase ingenuity in business. Applicants must create a 3-5 minute video and upload it to YouTube. Annual deadline: September 8.

PayDayAllDay is offering a $500 scholarship aimed at helping students cover their student-related costs. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 2.8 cumulative GPA, full time enrollment, and submit a 750 word essay. Deadlines: October 31st and April 30th.

12M Loans will grant a quarterly $500 scholarship to students for covering education costs. The scholarship will be recurring and awarded four times a year. Applicants must be 18 yrs old, U.S. citizen, minimum 2.8 GPA, full or part time college enrolled, and submit a 750 word essay. Quarterly deadline: October 31, January 31, April 30, and July 31. 

SocialMediaMonster.com cares about education. Eligible candidates could win a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 25, have a minimum 2.5 GPA,  and write a 750-1000 words essay on: "How Social Media affects Students in relation to their student habits". Deadline: November 15, 2018.

Fitness Jockey is offering a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must have a 2.3 minimum GPA and write a 750 word essay on health and fitness. Deadline is November 30, 2018.

Adoptions from the Heart offers education scholarships for parents who have placed their child for adoption. Priority will be given to applicants who have placed a child for adoption in or after 1985, accepted to a college or trade school, show financial need, and write an essay regarding their adoption story. Additional qualifications include 2.5 or higher GPA, complete scholarship application and provide transcript.Deadline for Fall Semester is December 1st. Deadline for Spring Semester is July 1st.

The John W. Tumelty Scholarship will provide $1,000 to a student who has either battled cancer themselves or has helped support a family member through his cancer experience. Applicants must write a 300-1,000 word essay. Deadline is December 15, 2018.

Emery Reddy is offering a $2500 Legal Studies Scholarship. Candidates must submit a 500 word essay stating why they are interested in the study of law. Deadline is December 20, 2018.

BluePay created a $1,000 annual scholarship for students majoring in a STEM field of study. Applicants must answer 3 questions in a minimum of 500 and a maximum of 1,000 words. Deadline is December 20, 2018.

Cheaplimousineservice.ca are offering a $500 scholarship to students who have lots of travel stores to share. Applicants must write an 800-1500 words on travel Guide; Survival topics while traveling, how to improve travel industry and anything else related to these topics. Deadline is December 30, 2018.

The Law Offices of Hilda Sibrian are offering a $2500 Proud Texan scholarship. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents currently living in Texas, create a 30-120 second YouTube video, and write a brief essay supporting the video. Deadline is December 30, 2018.

The Ambient Edge Scholarship is for students affected by cancer. The scholarship will grant $1,000 to one talented, hard-working student to help them reach their dreams. Applicants must be currently enrolled in, or were accepted to an accredited U.S. college/university, have a 3.0 or higher GPA, either a current/former cancer patien or have stood by a loved one who was diagnosed with cancer, and write 500-1000 word essay. Deadline is December 31, 2018.

Caring.com is offering two $1,500 scholarships to two students attending an accredited U.S. college or university and caring for a loved one. Applicants must wrote a 1500-word essay. Deadline is December 31, 2018.

Dr. Usha Rajagopal is offering a $1000 scholarship to college students. Applicants must be students of U.S. based college or universities, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and submit a 500-word essay. Deadline is December 31, 2018

The Kalu Yala $1000 scholarship was created with the future entrepreneurs and business people in mind. Applicants must write a 500-word essay on the topic: "The Main Benefits of Studying Abroad". Deadline is December 31, 2018.

The Dietspotlight.com Research Leadership Scholarship program was created to encourage students in various health fields to work toward a future in which obesity can be controlled. Four winners will be chosen. Highest award is $3000. Three additional winners will be given $1000 each. Applicants must write a 900-1500 word essay. Deadline is December 31, 2018.  

The Expert Institute is offering a $1000 scholarship to students in medicine and the life sciences. Applicants must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare of the life sciences, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and write a 1,000-2,000 word essay. Annual deadline is December 31.

The Adrian Rubin $1000 Scholarship helps students get closer to achieving their goals of landing their dream career. Applicants must write a 500 word essay answering the question, "How do you think real estate investment trends will change over the next five years?". Deadline is January 1, 2019.


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