2020 Harris County Scholarships
Harris County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 22% of Harris County residents in Texas over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 57% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.
It’s clear that Harris County residents in Texas will continue to need help paying for college. 119,441 men and 114,774 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 80,847 men 103,718 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 Harris County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Harris County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Harris 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 Harris County residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for Harris County residents?
There are 485 scholarships totaling $1,838,898.00 available to Harris County residents. You can easily browse through all 485 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for college students in Harris County?
485 scholarships worth $1,838,898.00 are available for college students in Harris County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Harris County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Harris for more options.
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Harris County?
485 scholarships totaling $1,838,898.00 are available for high school seniors in Harris 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 Harris 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 Harris County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Harris County students and residents, as well as others across the state or 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