2020 Texas Scholarships
Texas is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Texas universities is a whopping $9,886.00 and the total cost of attendance is $26,364.00. 56% of student graduates in Texas graduate with an average debt load of $27,293.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Texas turn either to scholarships or student loans.
These TX scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Texas, and any Texas resident regardless of their interests or background. Texas scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of TX students or TX residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!
While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Texas residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for TX residents?
There are 485 scholarships totaling $1,838,898.00 available to Texas residents. You can easily browse through all 485 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Texas?
Moms in Texas are eligible for all the same scholarships as TX residents. Therefore, the 485 scholarships worth $1,838,898.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.
How many scholarships are available for college students in Texas?
485 scholarships worth $1,838,898.00 are available for college students in TX. In addition, we encourage current college students in Texas to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Texas for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Texas:Faulkner University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Hawaii Pacific University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Iowa State University
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Texas?
485 scholarships totaling $1,838,898.00 are available for high school seniors in TX. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.
Do I need to be a resident of TX to apply to these scholarships?
Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Texas residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to TX students and residents, as well as others across the country.
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$10,000 Be Bold Scholarship
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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
We love this scholarship because the name doesn't lie - it's easy money. Many scholarship applications make you jump through hoops and require tons of essays and questionnaires. This scholarship application could not be more simple and straightforward.
Franklin Lindsay Loan
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a Texas resident attending a college or university full time in Texas and have a minimum 2.0 GPA (undergraduate) or a minimum 3.0 GPA (graduate). Selection is based upon academics. Financial need may be considered.Learn More
Oratorical Contest Scholarship
Applicant must be a Texas resident, current high school student, be sponsored by an American Legion post, and compete in the state oratorical contest.Learn More
Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.Learn More
President's Achievement Scholarship - Tier 3
Applicant must demonstrate an ability to overcome academic and socioeconomic adversity, be a Texas resident, and a graduate of a Texas high school.Learn More
President's Achievement Scholarship - Tier 2
Applicant must be a Texas resident, graduate from a Texas high school, and demonstrate the ability to overcome academic and socioeconomic adversity.Learn More
Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.Learn More
Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Wardens, and Employees of Correctional Institutions Tuition Exemption
Applicant must be a Texas resident who is the child of a deceased or disabled fireman, paid municipal, county or state peace officer, a custodial employee of the Department of Corrections or game warden (paid or volunteer), who died or was disabled in the line of duty while serving Texas. Applicant...Learn More
Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).Learn More