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Scholarship Opportunities

Big Future

Deadline: Varies

Raise Me 

Deadline; Varies 

College Green Light

Deadlines Vary and Are Ongoing 

Fastweb's College Scholarship Directory

Deadline: Varies

The Bryan Cameron Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: September 8, 2023

The Gates Scholarship

Deadline: September 15, 2023

Watch the Gates Scholarship Webinar Hosted by PSJA ISD College Transition for more information:

Pepsi Stronger Together Scholarship

Deadline: September 21, 2022

Questbridge Match Scholarship

Deadline: September 26, 2023

Caring Community Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2023

Home Depot Foundation's Path to Pro Scholarship

Deadlines Vary: September 30, 2023

                           December 31, 2023


***Applicants must be focused on Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, or Construction Management

AES Engineering Scholarship

Deadline: October 8, 2023

America Dream Award

Deadlines: October 15, 2021

Wendy's Heisman High School Scholarship

Deadline: October 17, 2023

Golden Door Scholars

Deadline: October 23, 2022

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Program

Deadline October 2, 2023

Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Deadline; October 31, 2023

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Deadline: October 31, 2023

Prudential Emerging Visionaries

Deadline: November 3, 2022


Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards Application

Deadline: November 13, 2022

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Deadline: November 13, 2023

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Opens: August 24, 2023

Deadline: November 16, 2023

Dell Scholars

Opens: October 1, 2023

Deadline: December 1, 2023

UT Austin Texas EXES Scholarship

Entering Freshman Scholarships


Deadline: December 1, 2023

Forty Acres Scholars Program

Deadline: December 1, 2023

Century Scholars (TAMU)

Deadline: December 1, 2023

UTRGV Excellence Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2022

UTRGV Luminary Scholars

Deadline: December 1, 2022

***Applicants must apply to and be admitted to UTRGV by December 1, 2022.

***Applicants must complete the UTRGV Excellence application by December 1, 2022.

***Applicants must complete the University Housing Application by February 1, 2023 and commmit to live on campus for the first two academic years.

Herrman & Herrman: Innovation Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: December 1, 2023

(Open to juniors and seniors)

Magic Valley Scholarship 

Deadline: December 2, 2022

MVEC Application

Generation Google Scholarship

Opens: January 2023

* Students must intend on studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field.

Burger King Scholarship

Opens: Ocotober 2022

Haraldson Foundation Scholarship

Opens: August 15, 2023

Deadline: December 15, 2023

Equitable Excellence Scholarship 

Opens: October 2023

Deadline: December 16, 2023

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Deadline: January 30, 2023

GE - Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline is January 5, 2023

Ron Brown Scholarship for African American Students

Deadline: January 9, 2024

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 10, 2024

Texas Farm Credit Scholarship

Deadline: January 15, 2023

Texas Woman's University

Deadlines Vary 

Texas A&M Kingsville General Scholarships

Deadline: January 15, 2023

Calvin Coolidge Scholarship for High School Juniors

Deadline: February 23, 2023

*Students MUST apply during their JUNIOR year of high school

Sports in Action 

HEB Scholarships for Texas UIL Athletic, Music, & Academic Participants

Deadline: February 3, 2023 

PSJA Education Foundation Scholarship

Opens: November 15, 2022

Deadline: January 31, 2023 (at midnight)

Security First Credit Union Scholarship

*Applicants MUST be a member of Security First Credit Union

Deadline: January 31, 2023

Texas History Essay Contest

Deadline is January 31, 2023

Texas Student Housing Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2022


Ronald McDonald (HACER)

Deadline: February 3, 2023

Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

Opens: October 1, 2020

Deadline: Vary by Unviversity (December - February)

***Check the link for each university's deadline

VAMOS/UTRGV Endowed Scholarship Program 

Deadline: February 15, 2022

College Board FAFSA Completion Scholarship

Deadline: February 28, 2023

*This scholarship is available for students high school seniors who complete their FAFSA buy or through the month of February.

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

Deadline: February 27, 2023 (Scholarships for DREAMers) 

Open: November 1, 2022

Deadline: February 28, 2023

Texas Dept. of Transportation Conditional Grant Program (Civil Engineering)

Deadline: March 1, 2023

TxDOT Conditional Grant Program

The Texas Department of Transportation offers a conditional grant to students pursuing a degree in civil engineering or a department approved business discipline. Students accepted into the program can qualify for up to $3,000 a semester or $6,000 a year, based on financial need. 

Applications muct be postmarked BEFORE MARCH 1, 2023

HSF/VAMOS Scholarship

Deadline: February 8, 2023

PSJA Namesake Scholarships

Deadline: March 5, 2023 at MIDNIGHT!

Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship

Opens: January 2023

Deadline: March 31, 2023

Horatio Alger Association State Scholarship for High School Juniors

*Must be enrolled as a Junior in a U.S. high school

Opens: December 1, 2022

Deadline: March 15, 2023

UTRGV Greater Texas Foundation Scholars Program

Deadline: March 26, 2022



STARS Scholarship Fund 

Opens: January 1, 2022

Deadline: March 31, 2023

***Official STC transcripts can be mailed at a later date directly to the scholarship office, as long as all other documents are uploaded by March 31, 2023

*** Mail to Stars Scholarship Office, P.O. Box 3068, McAllen, Tx 78502

South Texas College Valley Scholars

Priority Deadline: March 31, 2022



Deadline: April 3, 2023

Submit application online and mail documents to: VAMOS Scholarship Office, P.O. Box 6882, McAllen, Tx 78502

***Application & documents can now be emailed directly to 

Pharr EDC Foundation Scholarship

***Open to Current PSJA SENIORS AND 2020 GRADUATES!

***Applicants MUST reside in the city of Pharr

Deadline: March 14, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.


***Completed applications should be submitted to

PSJA Dual Language Scholarships

Deadline: April 16, 2021

***Submit all applications to

Raul Yzagauirre

Premio Mundial



Guerra De Leon


PSJA AFT Acompanamiento Scholarship 

Deadline: April 30, 2022 

PSJA AFT Acompanamiento Application

Email completed application and materials to:

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium

Deadline April 30, 2023

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarship

Opens: MArch 1, 2023

Deadline: May 26, 2023

PSJA Local Scholarship Application

Submit to your Go Center


Far Horizons Scholarship


Contact your Go Center for more info.

Horatio Alger Association Career & Technology Scholarship

Opens: March 15, 2023

Other Resources



College Board Big Future Days: College Board is hosting virtual events for high school students to connect directly with college admissions representatives and take action on the most important steps for college.

Click here for more information: BigFuture Days | College Board


Reality Check:  Great app to help you find out how much you will need to earn for your lifestyle and how much your chosen profession will pay.


Compare College TX: Powered by the Texas Higher Education Accountability System. Interactive and mobile-friendly web tool designed to help users learn more about Texas Public universities and community colleges.  Great way to learn more about Texas colleges and compare them.


TG Adventures in Education: A public-service website developed to help students plan their journey to higher education. Free scholarship site and more!



Career One Stop:  U.S. Department of Labor scholarship website and more.

To learn more about the PSJA & Texas Graduate Center Ivy League University Tours visit: