2022 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 651 scholarships totaling $2,573,197.00 available to Texas residents. You can easily browse through all 651 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 651 scholarships worth $2,573,197.00 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?

651 scholarships worth $2,573,197.00 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:

Alabama State University
Tuskegee University
Lincoln University
Delaware State University
Albany State University
Fort Valley State University
Savannah State University
Chicago State University
Northeastern Illinois University
Kentucky State University
Grambling State University
Southern University at New Orleans
Bowie State University
Coppin State University
Alcorn State University
Jackson State University
Mississippi Valley State University
Harris-Stowe State University
Lincoln University
York College

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Texas?

651 scholarships totaling $2,573,197.00 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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Franklin Lindsay Loan
Sponsor:
Franklin Lindsay Student Aid Fund
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.
Deadline:
December 1
$7,000.00
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Desk and Derrick Educational Trust Scholarship
Sponsor:
Desk and Derrick Educational Trust
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum 3.2 GPA who is pursuing a degree in a major field of study related to qualifying for full-time employment (in the petroleum, energy, or allied industries). Financial need required.
Deadline:
April 1
$1,500.00
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Oratorical Contest Scholarship
Sponsor:
American Legion, Department of Texas
Applicant must be a Texas resident, current high school student, be sponsored by an American Legion post, and compete in the state oratorical contest.
Deadline:
November
$1,000.00
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Pepsi USBC Youth Bowling Championships
Sponsor:
United States Bowling Congress (USBC)
Applicant must be a member of a USBC local league and qualify through a competition within their state.
Deadline:
October 1
President's Achievement Scholarship - Tier 3
Sponsor:
University of Texas at Austin
Applicant must demonstrate an ability to overcome academic and socioeconomic adversity, be a Texas resident, and a graduate of a Texas high school.
Deadline:
December 1
$1,000.00
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President's Achievement Scholarship - Tier 2
Sponsor:
University of Texas at Austin
Applicant must be a Texas resident, graduate from a Texas high school, and demonstrate the ability to overcome academic and socioeconomic adversity.
Deadline:
December 1
$2,000.00
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Larry Temple Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Texas at Austin
Preference is given to an applicant majoring in liberal arts, fine arts, or social work, and to Texas residents.
Deadline:
December 1
$7,000.00
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Texas Excellence Award
Sponsor:
University of Texas at Austin
Applicant must rank in top 5% of their secondary class.
Deadline:
December 1
$7,000.00
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President's Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor:
Texas A&M University--College Station
Applicant must have scored a minimum 1300 on the SAT (critical reading and math, with at least 600 in each), a 30 on the ACT (English and math, with a minimum 27 in each).
Deadline:
December
$5,000.00
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Lechner and McFadden Scholarship
Sponsor:
Texas A&M University--College Station
Applicant must have scored a minimum 1300 on the SAT (critical reading and math, with a minimum score of 600 in each) or minimum ACT score of 30 (English and math, with a minimum 27 in each).
Deadline:
December
$2,500.00
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National Merit Scholarship
Sponsor:
Texas A&M University--College Station
Applicant must be a National Merit finalist listing Texas A&M University as their first-choice college and not already be sponsored by National Merit Scholarship Corporation or a corporation.
Deadline:
None
$500.00
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University Scholars
Sponsor:
Texas State University - San Marcos
Applicant must be an incoming freshman student.
Deadline:
December 15
$3,500.00
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Greater San Antonio Builders Association/National Association of Home Builders Scholarship
Sponsor:
University of Texas at San Antonio
Applicant must be a Texas resident.
Deadline:
November 1, July 1
$1,000.00
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