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.

The STEM scholarship is provided by the National Science Foundation.  Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA with a declared STEM Major (Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and/or Physics). Fall 2021 deadline is August 9th.

Outside scholarship

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 students 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).

Horatio Alger Association have funded need-based college scholarships for low-income youth to pursue their dreams through higher education. Through it's many scholarship programs, the Association supports students pursuing career and technical certificates and degrees, bachelor's degrees, and graduate studies. Eligible students have access to state, national, career & technical,  and other targeted scholarships.

The Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program provides grants to women soldiers, past and present, and their lineal descendants to help them attain their educational goals. Applicant must be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army and have a 2.5 GPA. Deadline is January 1. is offering a $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 three $1600 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, 2021. All applications must be submitted and accepted through a chapter of Delta Theta Chi Sorority. Contact: Veronyka Vance, Texas Nu Chapter, 7801 Louisville Ave, Lubbock, TX, 79423, 806-790-7562, 

The Nancy Etz $1000 Scholarship is availlable. Applicants must write a 500-word essay. Annual Deadline is February 1.

Cyrus Artisan Rugs is offering a scholarship grant to a student of interior design or related degree. Applicants must submit an original essay(minimum of 500 words, ideally in PDF format) related to the rug industry. Deadline is February 8, 2022.

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

The Irene S. Wischer Education Foundation provides funding to deserving individuals seeking higher education. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, Texas legal residents, be of good character, demonstrate academic potential and ability, and demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Annual Deadline is February 10.

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students of Hispanic heritage. Requirements include: Hispanic heritage, 2.5 GPA for undergraduate students, plan to enroll full-time, and complete FAFSA. Deadline: February 15.

The provides a $1000 annual scholarship. This scholarship is merit-based and requires a 5-minute video. Applicants must be enrolled, or currently enrolling as a full-time student in a course related to home remodeling. Winter deadline: February 28, Summer Deadline July 31st

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 2021 semester and will be transferring to a four-year university for the 2021/2022 school year. Complete applications must include an official AC transcript, four reference letters, and two small photos. Deadline is March 3, 2021. All applications and documentation should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office, Washington Street campus.

The American Welding Society awards over $1 million annually to help students achieve their dreams through education. Applicants must write a personal statement essay explaining why they want to pursue a career in the welding industry and any prior experience. Deadline is March 1

Do you want to study abroad? The Gilman Scholarship Program is accepting applications. Applicants must be U.S. citizens receiving a Federal Pell grant during the term of application. Rolling Deadline.

Panhandle-Plains Higher Education Foundation is offering the Windmill Scholarship. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and Texas resident, permanent address within the PPHEF service area, and 2.5 GPA. Priority deadline: March 15th. Final Deadline: May 31.

Qualified Hardware is offering a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled full-time, 3.0 GPA and write a 1000-word reflective piece detailing their educational journey. Deadline is March 15th, annually.

Mattress Advisor offers several sleep-related scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students. Annual Deadline: March 20th. 

The David Ebrahimzadeh $1000 Scholarship recognizes students who are seeking a degree in real estate or have a passion in real estate. Applicants must write a 500-word essay. Deadline is March 31, 2022.

The National Federation of the Blind offers several scholarships and awards that honor blind individuals. Applicants must be legally blind in both eyes, residing in the U.S., and pursuing a full-time post-secondary course of student. Deadline is March 31.

True Eye Experts $1000 College scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. residents planning to attend college in the Fall 2021 and write a 500 word essay. Deadline is March 31, 2021.

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

Mattress Nerd is offering a $1000 Sustainability Scholarship. Applicants must be full-time students and write a 500-1000 word essay promoting positive environmental change. Annual Deadline: April 1st

National Driving and Traffic School is seeking to reward essay applicants $3000 in scholarships. Applicants must write a less than 500 words essay dealing with the serious implications of being a driver. Submission deadlines: April 1, August 1, December 1

MyCreativeShop is offering a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled full time. Annual Deadline: April 1st.

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.

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 Glena at 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. Annual Deadline: April 9.

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.

Access Community Credit Union is offering the A.J. Perez Internship/Scholarship. Applicants must be high school seniors, currently attending college, or planning to attend in the upcoming semester, minimum 3.0 GPA, and submit a "creative" YouTube video. Deadline is April 15

The Healthline and Prevention Instute Stronger Scholarship will award three $7000 scholarships to students working to remove injustices created by the social determinants of healther.  Deadline is April 20, 2021.

The Utility Bidder's Degital Marketing $1000 Scholarship is available. Applicants msut write a 1000 words essay on the topic "How Business Can Use Digital Marketing to Increase Sales". Eligible articls need to be published on a blog platform. Deadline: April 30, 2021.

RushOrderTees is offering a $5000 award through the RushOrderTees Young Entrepreneurs scholarship. Applicants must be US citizens or legal permanent residents and submit a short essay. Deadline is May 1, 2021.

TorHoerman Law $1000 Scholarship in accordance with "End Distracted Driving". Applicants must provide proof of Fall enrollment and submit either a written essay OR a video response to essay topic. Annual Deadline: May 1.

Kf&B law firm in Tampa, Florida is offering the KF&B Academic $1000 scholarship. Applicants must be graduating high school senior, or currently enrolled student at a U.S. College or University and submit a 500-word essay. Annual Deadline: May 1.

Quanthub is offering two data science scholarships to support undergraduate students pursuing a degree related to a date science career. The Women in Data Science scholarship Women in Data Science scholarship will be awarded to a female student pursuing a career as a Data Scientist or Computer Science. The Data Science Diversity Scholarship will support a student of an ethnic minority background who is pursuing a data/computer science related degree. Applicants must answer questions and demonstrate achievement, leadership and initiative in the field of data science. Deadline is May 8, 2021.

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.

Medical Student Scholarship Program by AIS Technolab. Applicants must be planning to enroll for bachelor's or master's degree, completed at least one term in the medical and healthcare field, US citizen or permanent residents, and submit a case study. Annual deadline: May 15.

White Label SEO is offering marketing scholarships. Applicants must be enrolled and studying marketing or business or looking after some marketing work for a company, with a 2.5 GPA. Deadlines: May 15, December 15.

The Bubba Wallace Live to Be Different Scholarship was created to empower and support disadvantaged individuals with education, medical, social, or other types of assistance needed to help make their dreams reality. Applicants must write a 250-750 essay. Deadline is May 31, 2021.

Ownage Pranks is a world known improv comedy brand offering a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must submit a 3-5 minute comedic video and provide proof of college enrollment. Spring deadline: May 31. Fall deadline: December 31st.

The "Test Yourself" $1500 scholarship from STDLabs is available. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and submit a 750-1000 words essay. Spring deadline: June 1st. Fall deadline: November 1st.

George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers are offering a $1000 Veterans & Military family scholarship. Applicants must be currently serving in the military, honorable discharged, or have an active duty or retired military spouse or parent. Additional requirements include: 3.0 GPA and 500-1000 word essay. Deadline is June 15

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.

Earnest is giving away $250,000 in scholarships. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full time Fall 2021. Deadline is June 30, 2021.

The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship is designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields. Applicants must have minimum 3.0 GPA and submit a 500 word essay. Deadline: June 30 and January 1.

The $1000 Dan Lok Giving Scholarship is designed to offer financial assistance. Applicants must write a 500-word essay. Deadline is June 30, 2021.

Scholarship for Future Entrepreneurs. Applicants must be enrolled at least a sophomore in a business program and write an essay. Deadline is June 31, 2021. 

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,

The Mike Giannulis Grant program is to aid the disadvantaged students looking to pursue advanced education in the United States. Applicants must write a 750-800 words essay. Deadline is July 1, 2021.

The Michael Giannulis Scholarship offers $1000 to the most ingenious and brilliant student in the country. Applicants must write a 700-850 words essay. Deadline is July 1, 2021.

David Resnick & Associates is holding an essay competition to award $4000 in cash grants to men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Applicants must write at least a 600 word essay giving the details of the veteran's service and why the nominee deserves a cash grant. Deadline is July 1

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 annually no later than July 10. is pleased to offer a $1000 scholarship exclusively to students that have any form of hair loss and are in need of financial aid for college tuition costs. Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2019/2020 academic year. Applicants need a 3.0 GPA and write a 1500-2000 essay. Deadline is July 16. 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.

Capital Auto Auction is offering a $1000 scholarship to a student majoring in a STEM field of study. Deadline is August 15.

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship was created to raise awareness of internet privacy and security. Applicants must submit a 600 to 800 word essay on a top of internet privacy for users. Annual deadline is August 31.

The CDPAP Department of Edison Home Health Care offers one $1000 educational scholarship annually. Applicants must be 18 yrs old, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and submit a 500-1000 word essay. Annual deadline is August 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.

The WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship is a $500 scholarship for students who have immigrated to the United States on or after January 1, 2010. Deadline is September 21, 2021.

The Hosting/ Future Web Developers Scholarship, awarded annually, is available to undergraduate and graduate students aspiring to attain employment in the IT sector. Applicants must major in a computer science-related field, have 3.5 GPA, U.S. resident, and submit a 500-1000 word essay. Annual Deadline: September 30.

The Online Schools Resource Scholarship is now available. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and submitan 800-1000 word essay. Fall 2021 deadline: September 30, 2021. Spring 2022 deadline: January 31, 2022.

Michael E Weintraub Esq will provide a $1000 scholarship to meritorious scholars who need financial support. Applicants must submit an essay. Deadline: October 1, 2021.

The "Save A Life" 1500 scholarship is now available. Applicants must be in a healthcare or education degree program and submit a 750-1,000 word essay. Fall deadline: October 1st, Spring Deadline: May 1st.

Annual Prevounce Preventive Health scholarship is available. Applicants must be pursuing a career in healthcare and submit an essay. Deadline is October 15, 2021.

RDC Paving is offering a $500 scholarship. Applicants must submit a 1000-word essay and a 5-10 minute video. Deadline is October 15, 2020

Shinesty is offering $2500 scholarships for the 2020 academic year. Applicants must have a 3.25 GPA and submit either a 500-750 words essay or 3-5 minute video. Deadlines: April 30, 2020 and October 30, 2020.

InfoTracer is offering a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled full time with a 2.0 GPA or higher and write a 1000 word essay. Deadline: October 31st.

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

The Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships is for community college students seeking to complete their bachelor's degree. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA and complete the Common App general requirements with two recommendations. Application is open September--November.

Enter the GoPromotional Scholarship Contest for an opportunity to win up to $1500 toward your undergraduate degree. Applicants must submit an essay and proof of enrollment. Deadline is November 1, 2021.

LA Tutors is offering a $500 Innovation in Education scholarship. On an ongoing monthly basis, this scholarship is open to students who showcase their creativity. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, must have designed an innovative project, submit an essay describing the goal of the project and write an essay describing the goal.  Deadline: 11:59pm on the 20th PST of each month

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. Annual Deadline is November 30.

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. is offering a $500 Pursuit of Excellence scholarship to paralegal students. Applicants must write a 2500 words essay and have a minimum 3.0 GPA for 1st year, or 3.5 GPA for 2nd year. Deadline is December 1, 2020.

CT Chimney Repair is offering a $500 book/tuition scholarship to students considering a career in construction, plumbing, carpentry, or other skilled trades. Applicants must write a blog post of 1000+ words. Annual deadline: December 1st.

The IIGERS Scholarship is available to students pursuing a career in Social Media Marketing. Deadline: December 1, 2021.

Creative Masonry CT is offering a $500 scholarship to students who are considering a career in construction, plumbing, carpentry, or other skilled trades. Applicants must write a 1000+ words blog post about what inspired them to pursue a career in their target field, a story about a past project, or any other hands-on experience. Annual deadline: December 1.

Morgan Exteriors is offering a $500 scholarship to students seeking a degree in marketing, business management, sales or related field. Applicants must be enrolled full time, U.S. undergraduate, 3.5GPA, and submit an original 900-1600 word essay. Postmark annual deadline: December 

The Ramos Law Group, PLLC is offering students an opportunity to a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must provide a 30-60 second video presentationon 5 Tips for Talking to your kids about divorce. Deadline is December 3, 2021.

Jason E Fisher $1000 Grant. Applicants must write a 700-850 word essay. Deadline is December 15, 2021.

Allied Van Lines is offering a $1000 scholarship. Applicants must write a 400-800 word essay. Deadline is December 15, 2021.

SunTec Auto Glass is offering a $1500 scholarship. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA and submit a 1000 word essay about supporting local small businesses. Deadline is 5pm December 15, 2020

Zippia is offering "My Dream Job Scholarship". Applicants must submit 500 or less words essay on their dream job. Deadline is December 31, 2020.

Tobi aims to inspire the next generation of young women to pursue higher education. Applicants can qualify for a $3000 scholarship + $200 store credit, must be a woman enrolled in a four year U.S. college. Deadline December 31, 2019.

National Debt Relief is offering a scholarship for students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) majors. Applicants must provide a unique solution to the student loan crisis. Deadline is December 31, 2019.

The 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.  

DirectLoansLenders is offering a $700 scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or residents, enrolled full time or part-time in a college and achieve a minimum 3.0 GPA. Deadline: December 31 and June 30.

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