2020 Tarrant County Scholarships

Tarrant County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 90% of Tarrant County residents in Texas over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 26% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.

It’s clear that Tarrant County residents in Texas will continue to need help paying for college. 50,325 men and 48,327 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 38,426 men 47,988 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Tarrant County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Tarrant County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Tarrant County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Tarrant County residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Tarrant County residents?

There are 485 scholarships totaling $1,838,898.00 available to Tarrant County residents. You can easily browse through all 485 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Tarrant County?

485 scholarships worth $1,838,898.00 are available for college students in Tarrant County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Tarrant County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Tarrant for more options.

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Tarrant County?

485 scholarships totaling $1,838,898.00 are available for high school seniors in Tarrant County. 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 Tarrant County 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 Tarrant County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Tarrant County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.

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Franklin Lindsay Loan

Sponsor by Franklin Lindsay Student Aid Fund Location P.O. Box 227237, Austin, TX

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.

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$7,000.00 December 1 Apply Now

Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion, Department of Texas Location 600 Headlee Lane, Denton, TX

Applicant must be a Texas resident, current high school student, be sponsored by an American Legion post, and compete in the state oratorical contest.

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$1,000.00 November Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

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.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

President's Achievement Scholarship - Tier 3

Sponsor by University of Texas at Austin Location P.O. Box 7758 UT Station, Austin, TX

Applicant must demonstrate an ability to overcome academic and socioeconomic adversity, be a Texas resident, and a graduate of a Texas high school.

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$1,000.00 December 1 Apply Now

President's Achievement Scholarship - Tier 2

Sponsor by University of Texas at Austin Location P.O. Box 7758 UT Station, Austin, TX

Applicant must be a Texas resident, graduate from a Texas high school, and demonstrate the ability to overcome academic and socioeconomic adversity.

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$2,000.00 December 1 Apply Now

Larry Temple Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Texas at Austin Location Gebauer Building, Austin, TX

Preference is given to an applicant majoring in liberal arts, fine arts, or social work, and to Texas residents.

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$7,000.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

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.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Wardens, and Employees of Correctional Institutions Tuition Exemption

Sponsor by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

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...

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- May 15 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

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).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Greater San Antonio Builders Association/National Association of Home Builders Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Texas at San Antonio Location HB 4.01.23, San Antonio, TX

Applicant must be a Texas resident.

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$1,000.00 November 1, July 1 Apply Now