WISD College & Careers Advisors


Debra DeNicola|College & Career Advisor (A - Luna) | CTE Dual Credit Coordinator | Community Service Coordinator

(972) 923-4600 x21067


Darin Ford| College & Career Advisor (Lund - Z) | NCAA Eligibility 

(972) 923-4600 x21167

Global High School


Christie Noonkester| Counselor

(972) 923-4761 x23216

Office Hours: 8 am-4 pm


Misty Cox | Post-Secondary Transition Specialist

(972) 923-4761 x23315

All Scholarship applications are available online.  Download information about individual scholarships and return completed applications directly to the donors.   Email Nikki Shelley or Misty Cox with questions.  Students who do not have access to a computer or printer at home may use computers and printers in the library.

Once the scholarship application is 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, it is your responsibility to supply the envelopes.

All deadline dates must be met as stated in the application forms without exception.


Many scholarships are moving to an online process. If you have a problem accessing the links to any of the above scholarships, please email the Webmaster or report it to the post-secondary advisors above so that we may correct the issue.


Thank you and good luck with your hunt for scholarships!






Community Foundation of Texas Scholarship 


CFT offers a portfolio of scholarship opportunities.  Visit the website for details.   

The Gates Scholarship 

September 15, 2020

This scholarship opportunity is for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households.

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship 

September 15, 2020

Scholarships for up to $2,500 each will be awarded to students in critical financial need who have faced & overcome great obstacles in their lives that wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the US.

Quest Bridge | National College Match 

September 29, 2020

The Quest Bridge | National College Match is open to seniors that have shown outstanding academic ability despite financial challenges without an absolute cut-off for GPA, standardized test scores, or income.

AES Engineering Scholarship 

October 5, 2020

This essay contest is open to high school seniors to help in furthering their education.  Recipients will be awarded $500 on the basis of character.

Horatio Alger Scholarship 

October 26, 2020

This need-based college scholarship program is for students in critical financial need who have faced & overcome great obstacles in their lives that wish to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the US.

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation 

October 31, 2020

This opportunity is for high school seniors planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution.

2020 ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers  

November 1, 2020

This essay contest is open to high school seniors to help in furthering their education in the healthcare profession.

Dell Scholars 

December 1, 2020

Nationally, 500 recipients in financial need that plan to enroll full-time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a degree shall receive $20,000 plus non-monetary support.

Equitable Excellence Scholarship

December 12, 2020

Seniors that have demonstrated courage, strength & wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service, that plan to attend an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university in the US, have the opportunity to be awarded up to $25,000.

Naval ROTC Scholarship

December 31, 2020

Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarships will be awarded to NROTC schools in conjunction with the academic majors and tiers of applicants.

Ron Brown Scholars Program

January 9, 2021

This selective scholarship program is to advance higher-education opportunities for community-minded & intellectually gifted African Americans.  This is a renewable scholarship to attend an accredited four-year college or university.

Air Force ROTC Scholarship

January 24, 2021

This scholarship pays full college tuition and authorized fees at any public and private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment.

Army ROTC Scholarship

February 4, 2021

Military scholarship opportunities for college-bound students.  Scholarships are awarded on merit and grades, not financial need.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

February 15, 2021

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist the students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree.

American Indian College Fund

May 31


This scholarship opportunity is available to individuals registered as enrolled members of a federal/state-recognized tribe, or descendants of tribal grandparents/parents that plan to enroll in an accredited tribal college/university.

Affordable Colleges Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, recently published research on all the not-for-profit universities and colleges in Texas that offer online college programs. Historically, online programs have only been offered by for-profit institutions. Today, many of the most established not-for-profit state colleges and national universities have launched programs that provide flexibility and lower tuition prices for students. The dataset is unique to our site and is even ahead of the curve compared to other government education data sources such as NCES and IPEDS.

Scholarship Name


Evelyn Restivo, Scholarship Committee, 144 Creekview Circle, Maypearl, TX 76064, or


Arlington Board of Realtors Community Service Foundation Scholarship Program

no recipient from WHS

CNB of Texas Merit Award

MERIT: Benjamin Barker, Cairi Price, Claudia Mackel, Dylan Florence, Jaden Patterson, Jazmine Phillips, Lacy Mott, Marisabel Garza, McKensi Bryce, Mia Charles

Creative Quilters Guild of Ellis County

no response

Danny Hill Scholarship - Common Grounds Ministries

no response

Edna Pearl Carder Memorial Scholarship

Mia Charles, McKensi Bryce

Education Foundation - Frankie Lou Jett Vocational Scholarship

Monticello Woodley, Cairi Price, Jaden Patterson, McKensi Bryce, Caitlin Richardson, Magalie Ochoa, Claudia mackel, Hannah Stevens, Jacob Andrus, Raynie Spaniel, Dylan Florence

Education Foundation - John Hicks Memorial Scholarship

Magalie Ochoa

Education Foundation - Frankie Lou Jett Merit Scholarship

see above

Education Foundation - Frankie Lou Jett Teacher Scholarship

see above

Ellis A&M Club Scholarship

Dylan Florence, Hayley Pickett, Colton Lee, Hannah Stevens

Ellis County Aggie Moms Club Scholarship

Travis Lee

Ellis County Master Gardeners' 2019 College Scholarship


Ellis County Republic Women PAC

Not awarded to WHS student this year

Ellis County Women in Business Scholarship


Farm to Table Dinner on the Square Culinary Arts Scholarship

no response

Hilco COOP Scholarship

Scholarship awarded to Life HS Student this year

Historic Waxahachie, Inc. Essay Scholarship 2019

Claudia Mackel; Dylan Florence

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Waxahachie Lodge # 80 Scholarship

Gibson Chandler

Jackson Community Funeral Home Scholarship

no response

Janet Roux Memorial Scholarship

Rebecca Ramirez, Jenna Schmidt, Jalen Woods

Lillian Custom Homes - CAD & Design Achievement Scholarship


Lillian Custom Homes- Building Trade Achievement Scholarship


Lillian Custom Homes-Band Achievement Scholarship


Linda Moxley Indian Trails Master Naturalist Scholarship


Lofland / Siebert Scholarship

Marisabel Garza, Garrett Roux

M.E. Singleton Scholarship

SINGLETON: Gaililea Galvan Juarez, Joshua Nutt, Raquel Acosta;

Mac Law, The Injury Attorney Scholarship

Monticello Woodley, Brandon Moore, Travis Miller, Lacy Mott, Joshua Nutt, Jaden Patterson, Marisabel Garza, Caitlin Richardson, Shyam Madhav

Mike O'Daniel Memorial Scholarship

B.G. Winn, Campbell Sullivan and Brooke Trull

Moral Courage Foundation Scholarship

not received

Morgan Family Scholarship

Claudia Mackel;Meredith Fay

Morgan Orthodontics Scholarship

no response

Navarro County Electric Cooperative, Inc. Scholarship


Scarborough Renaissance Festival Scholarship

Monticello Woodley

Shanleigh Mae Almon Memorial Scholarship

(sent email again on 6/24) not received as of July 3, 2020

Ted and Nancy Paup Texas A&M Legacy Scholarship

Hannah Stevens; Colton Lee

The Nay Family Trust Endowment 2018 Scholarship

Kayla Milholen, Lane Schoolfield, Bailey Wakeland

The Tenery Scholarship


Waxahachie ATPE Scholarship

Caitlyn Richardson and Lacy Mott

Waxahachie Century Club Conservation Award

no response

Waxahachie Junior Service League Scholarship

Scholarship not awarded to WHS this year

Waxahachie Lions Club Scholarship

no decision made as of 6/24

Waxahachie Masonic Lodge #90 Lamar Scholarship

Joshua Nutt

Waxahachie Optimist Club - Zane Walker Memorial Scholarship

emailed 6/24

Waxahachie Rebekah Lodge #381

no response

Waxahachie Rotary Club Scholarship

Mia Charles; Caitlin Richardson, William Dean, McKensi Bryce, Claudia Mackel, Jacob Andrus, Jaden Patterson, Cairi Price, Monticello Woodley, Brandon Moore, Dylan Florence

Waxahachie Shakespeare Club Outstanding Language Arts Student

no response

Waxahachie Smile Foundation Musical Arts Scholarship


Waxahachie Youth Baseball / Softball Association Scholarship

Hope David, Lacy Mott, Campbell Sullivan

West Ellis County Retired School Personnel Scholarship

Awarded to Maypearl ISD this year

WHS Alta Edmondson Award

no essays turned in for this scholarship this year due to COVID-19

WHS AP International Diploma

no response

WHS AP Scholar

no response

WHS AP Scholar with Distinction

no response

WHS AP Scholar with Honors

no response

WHS Band Booster Essay Scholarship

Ashtin Rostetter, Ben Barker, Caitlin Rostetter, Acacia Johnson, Allyssa Fisher

WHS Band Booster Music Major Scholarship

Ashtin Rostetter, Ben Barker

WHS Band Booster Margie Owens Scholarship

Magalie Ochoa

WHS Brown Chiles Scholarship

Halle Becerra

WHS Cain Award for Advanced Placement English


WHS Cherokee Charmer Booster Club Scholarship

Viridiana Gonzales, Taikeiya Granger, Ke'Myria Anderson, Kiya Green, Haley Neeley, Alexis Willis

WHS Corner Kick Men's Soccer Boosters Club Scholarship

Joshua Redding, Mark McLachlan, Jordan Beechum, Sergio, Salinas

WHS Cross Country Booster Club Scholarship

Samuel Molina, Karina Huerta, Julius Luna

WHS Dave Williams Scholarship

Tala Alsammack

WHS Dr. Rick McMichael CTE Scholarship

no response

WHS Dulin Brothers Memorial Baseball Scholarship

not recieved as of 7/3/2020

WHS Ex-Students' Association Fine Arts Hall of Fame - Dorsey Family Scholarship

Ashtyn Rostetter

WHS Ex-Students' Association Fine Arts Hall of Fame - Steve and Rebecca Wright Scholarship Honoring Brent Winn

McKensie Bryce

WHS Ex-Students' Association Fine Arts Hall of Fame Scholarship

Galilea Juarez

WHS Ex-Students' Association Scholarship

Monticello Woodley

WHS Ex-Students' Association Scholarship in Honor of the Class of 1979

Rebecca Ramirez

WHS Ex-Students' Association Athletic Hall of Fame

Lacy Mott

WHS Harding Citizenship Award

no response

WHS Interact Scholarship

Joshua Nutt

WHS John Houston Custom Homes Build Scholarship


WHS Lady Indian Soccer Booster Club Scholarship

Raquel Acosta, Angelica Gutierres, Stephanie Mendez, Gillian Magruder, Nina Ramirez, Brooke Trull

WHS Lifetouch Award


WHS Mary Frances Elliott Memorial Math Award

no response

WHS Ryan Wilt Memorial Scholarship

no response

WHS Spirit Club Scholarship

Hannah Stevens; Alexa Barron

WHS Sue Stroope Memorial Art Scholarship

no response

WHS Tennis Booster Club Scholarship

Julian Garza, Hayden Brown

WHS Volleyball Booster Club Scholarship

Lacy Mott, Bailey Whitehead, Ragan Ward

WHS Waxahachie Symphony Association Young Artist Award

VOCAL Joselynne Hernandez;VOCAL Melody Green;INSTRUMENTAL Ryan Johnson;INSTRUMENTAL Ben Barker

WISD Clift Nation "Stay in School" Scholarship

Claudia Mackel

WISD Dunaway Alumni Scholarship

McKensi Bryce and Brooke Trull

WISD Felty Elementary Alumni Scholarship

Jaden Patterson, Caitlin richardson

WISD Northside Elementary School's Jameson Conner Memorial "Stay in School" Scholarship


WISD Shackelford Elementary School "Stay in School" Scholarship

not receive