Scholarships

Scholarship

  • Deadline
  • Eligibility
 

Coolidge Scholarship

  • January 19, 2022, 5 pm
  • This four-year, full-ride, merit scholarship opportunity is for juniors.
 
  • January 28, 2022
  • This scholarship is for seniors that participated in UIL competitions.
 

 

LPA Interdisciplinary Diversity Scholarship

  • January 28, 2022
  • This program champions the design professions among students from underrepresented demographics
 
  • February 18, 2022
  • This scholarship is for seniors planning to attend Texas A&M University in the fall.
 
  • February 18, 2022
  • This opportunity is for students planning to attend college or vocational school. 
 
  • Auditions on February 22, 2022, at 4:30 pm
  • This scholarship is for students with outstanding musical talents.
 
  • February 25, 2022, at 4pm
  • This financial aid is for seniors planning to obtain a college education
 
  • February 25, 2022
  • Applicants must be in good standing meeting current eligibility requirements, deserving of award consideration, and have been enrolled in the WISD band program for their entire junior and senior years.
 
  • February 25, 2022
  • This opportunity is for students enrolled in the WISD band program their entire junior and senior years with plans to attend college with a music major.
 
  • February 28, 2022
  • This scholarship is to assist studies in horticulture-related fields.

 

Creative Quilters Guild of Ellis County

  • March 1, 2022
  • This opportunity is for students seeking to pursue a degree in a course of study involving textiles.
 
  • March 1, 2022, at 4 pm
  • This opportunity is for seniors planning to pursue post-secondary education.
 
  • March 1, 2022, at 4 pm
  • Applicants must have been enrolled in WISD for entire junior and senior years with plans to pursue a degree in journalism.

 

Shackelford Elementary "Stay in School" Scholarship

  • March 1, 2022, by noon
  • This opportunity is for attendees of Shackelford Elementary 5th grade.
 
  • March 4, 2022
  • Applications are open to seniors in the top 20% of their class.
 

Delta Kappa Gamma "Advancing Key Women Educators for Life" Scholarship

  • March 11, 2022
  • This opportunity is to assist a high school senior female student of Ellis County in obtaining a degree in education.
 
  • March 11, 2022
  • This opportunity is for attendees of Dunaway Elementary.
 
  • March 11, 2022
  • This scholarship is to assist Ellis County graduates with college expenses.
 
  • March 11, 2022
  • This opportunity is for a senior that most embodies the spirit of Odd Fellowship.
 

Ellis County Master Gardeners Scholarship

 

Janet Roux Memorial Scholarship

  • March 17, 2022
  • This scholarship will be awarded to a WHS graduate wanting to further their education in the teaching profession.
 
  • March 18, 2022
  • Apply if planning to major in Engineering, Finance, Economics, or Business.  Apply online.
 
  • March 22, 2022
  • This scholarship is for WISD 2022 graduates planning to attend university, college, or technical school in 2022-23.
 
  • March 23, 2022
  • Applicants are graduates of WISD and either planning to pursue a degree in education or the child of a WISD employee.
 

WHS Volleyball Booster Club Scholarship

  • March 23, 2022
  • This opportunity is for WHS players that have lettered as seniors, demonstrated leadership with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
 
  • March 24, 2022
  • These scholarships are for Felty Elementary alumni.
 
  • March 25, 2022
  • This opportunity is for students planning to pursue a degree in Agriculture. 
 
  • March 25, 2022
  • This scholarship shall be awarded to WHS students planning to further their education in the field of Music or Communications.
 
  • March 31, 2022
  • The program will benefit eligible local participants wishing to pursue a career in healthcare.
 
  • March 31, 2022
  • This scholarship will be awarded to a senior that has represented the soccer organization with honor.
 
  • April 1, 2022
  • This opportunity is for senior students having played baseball for WHS in the current academic year. 
 
  • April 1, 2022, by 5 pm
  • This opportunity is for senior members of 4H or FFA.
 
  • May 6, 2022
  • This trust is to enable seniors the opportunity to pursue higher education.
 

Rita's First Gen Scholarship

  • July 1, 2022
  • This opportunity is for first-generation college students.

 

Apply Texas

  • Varies
  • Many schools, one application.   Apply.  Repeat.

 

African American & Hispanic Scholarships

  • Varies
  • Colleges are always looking to diversify their campus and to make their schools more accessible to students of all ethnicities, economic backgrounds, and religious beliefs.  For this reason, many scholarships are restricted to minority students, including African American students.  A great number of companies, organizations, and schools offer scholarships, particularly for minority and female students.

 

Community Foundation of Texas Scholarship

  • Varies
  • CFT offers a portfolio of scholarships.  One application opens the door to numerous scholarship opportunities. 
  • All Scholarship applications are available online.
  • Download information about individual scholarships and return completed applications directly to the donors.
  • Students who do not have access to a computer or printer at home may use computers and printers in the library.
  • Once scholarship applications are printed or completed electronically, take note of the deadline and where to submit the completed application.
  • Due to confidential information, all completed applications must be sealed in an envelope with the student name and the name of the scholarship on the outside.
  • Students are responsible to supply the envelopes.
  • All deadlines must be met as stated in the applications without exception.  
  • Questions?  Please email Philicia Audley (WHS), Jamie Dulworth or Christie Noonkester (GHS), Martha Cunningham (HSoC).

Thank you and good luck with your hunt for scholarships!

Contact Us

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Christie Noonkester

Global High School

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Jamie Dulworth

Global High School

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Martha Cunningham

High School of Choice

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Darin Ford

WHS College Advisor

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