Scholarships

Name

Deadline

Eligibility

Community Foundation of Texas Scholarship

VARIES

CFT offers a portfolio of scholarships.  One application opens the door to numerous scholarship opportunities.   Visit the website for details.

Clift Nation's "Stay in School" Scholarship

March 3, 2021

3:40 pm

This scholarship open to students that attended Clift Elementary as 5th graders in the 2013-14 school year and were promoted to 6th grade from Clift.

Morgan Orthodontics Scholarship

March 4, 2021

5 pm

This scholarship is available to all Ellis County seniors graduating in May that will be in enrolling in a community college, four-year university, or trade school in the fall.

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

March 5, 2021

2:30 pm

Applicants must have attended Northside Elementary as a fifth-grader in the 2013-14 school year and been promoted to the sixth grade from Northside Elementary.

WHS Band Booster Essay Scholarship 2021

March 5, 2021

Applicants must be WHS band members in good standing meeting current eligibility requirements, deserving of award consideration as determined by the directors, and have been enrolled in the WISD band program for his/her entire junior and senior years.  Applicants must be in the top 50% of the 2021 graduation class.

WHS Band Booster Music Scholarship 2021

March 5, 2021

Applicants must be WHS band members in good standing meeting current eligibility requirements and have been enrolled in the WISD program for his/her entire junior and senior years.  Applicants must plan to attend college during the 2021-22 academic year with a major in music.

Tommy Taylor Memorial Scholarship

March 7, 2021

This scholarship is established for students pursuing any field of study related to Energy.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival Scholarship

March 8, 2021

Applicants must be high school seniors and residents of Ellis County that participated in band, orchestra, choir, art, and/or drama/theatre for at least 1 year.

Alpha Alpha Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship

March 12, 2021

This opportunity is offered to high school females in Ellis County planning to pursue degrees in education.

Ellis County Republican Women Scholarship

March 12, 2021

This opportunity is for 2021 graduates of Ellis County schools in the top 25% of their class that have taken the SAT or ACT.

Morgan Family Scholarship

March 12, 2021

This scholarship is open to 2021 graduates of WHS.

Ellis County Aggie Moms Club Scholarship

March 15, 2021

This scholarship is for students that plan to attend Texas A&M in the fall of 2021.

Ellis County Master Gardener Association Scholarship

March 15, 2021

The Master Gardeners are offering this opportunity for seniors interested in pursuing a degree in horticulture or disciplines related to horticulture.

Navarro College Scholarship

March 15, 2021

One application affords 62 scholarship opportunities for all WISD students, WHS, GHS & HSoC.

Waxahachie Ex-Students' Association Athletic Hall of Fame Scholarship

March 15, 2021

This scholarship is open to WISD seniors that excel at athletics, academics, leadership, and sportsmanship.

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

March 15, 2021

This scholarship is for WISD seniors with plans to further their education &/or training in fine arts.

Waxahachie Ex-Students & Honorary Class Scholarship

March 15, 2021

This opportunity is for graduating WISD seniors that have WISD alumni in the immediate family.

Janet Roux Memorial Scholarship

March 17, 2021

Applicants must be enrolled in WHS in both their junior and senior years.  Applicants must be applying to a community college, 4-year college, or university to pursue a degree in Education.

Arlington Board of Realtors Scholarship

March 19, 2021

The Arlington Board of Realtors is awarding 5 $1,000 scholarships in this essay contest.

I.O.O.F. #80 Waxahachie Odd Fellows Scholarship

March 19, 2021

5 pm

This scholarship shall be awarded to a graduating WISD senior that most embodies the spirit of the Odd Fellowship.  Applicants must be planning to attend school in the fall.

Moral Courage Foundation Scholarship

March 19, 2021

This opportunity is for WISD seniors.

Rotary Club of Waxahachie Scholarship

March 19, 2021

This opportunity is for seniors of Waxahachie schools with an active Interact program, students need not have participated to qualify.

Waxahachie APTE Scholarship

March 19, 2021

This essay contest is open to graduating seniors with plans to pursue a degree in Education & children of WISD employees.

West Ellis County Retired School Personnel Scholarship

March 19, 2021

This opportunity is open to any 2021 graduate planning to enter the field of education.

Danny Hill Scholarship

 March 20, 2021

This opportunity is for those that were students at Common Ground Ministries during elementary school.  

Waxahachie Lions Club Scholarship

March 20, 2021

This opportunity is open to seniors seeking higher education.

Historic Waxahachie, Inc. Essay Scholarship

March 21, 2021

This opportunity is open to WISD seniors, WHS, GHS & HSoC,  seeking higher education.

Dallas Scottish Rite Library & Museum Scholarship

March 22, 2021

This scholarship program is a merit-based opportunity for graduating seniors.

WHS Volleyball Booster Club Scholarship

March 23, 2021

Applicants will be seniors in the WHS volleyball program that have qualified for a letter and demonstrated leadership with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Felty Elementary Alumni Scholarship

March 24, 2021

This opportunity is for students that attended Felty Elementary for a minimum of 3 years.

Mike O'Daniel Memorial Scholarship

March 26, 2021

This opportunity is for WHS students planning to further their education in the field of Music or Communications.  Senior members of Indian Baseball are also eligible.

Waxahachie Rebekah Lodge #381 Scholarship

March 26, 2021

This scholarship is open to WISD seniors planning to attend school in the fall.

Altus Emergency Waxahachie Scholarship

March 31, 2021

This scholarship is available to students that will be pursuing a degree in healthcare.

Cherokee Charmer Booster Club Scholarship

March 31, 2021

This opportunity is available to seniors of the WHS Cherokee Charmers that have upheld the Charmer values, morals, and integrity as stated in the Charmer Constitution.

Linda "Mox" Moxley Indian Trails Master Naturalist Scholarship

March 31, 2021

This scholarship is for Ellis County seniors in the top 25% of their class.

McCormick Law Firm Scholarship

March 31, 2021

This opportunity is open to WHS seniors that will be attending the University of Texas at Austin next fall.

Sue Stroope Memorial Art Scholarship

March 31, 2021

This opportunity is for WHS seniors that will be majoring or minoring in Visual Arts at university.

WHS Lady Indian Soccer Booster Club Scholarship

March 31, 2021

 

#LiveOnAustin Foundation Scholarship

April 1, 2021

This essay contest is open to WHS seniors and current players for the baseball program that will be attending an accredited college or university full-time in the upcoming year.

Lockheed Martin Scholarship

April 1, 2021

3 pm

Senior applicants for this scholarship need a minimum GPA of 2.5 with plans to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the fall and planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

April 1, 2021

Applicants must be seniors and eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full course of study and legal residents of the United States.

Ted & Nancy Paup Texas A&M Legacy Scholarship

April 1, 2021

This opportunity is open to students that have been accepted to Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.

Waxahachie Junior Service League Scholarship

April 1, 2021

This $1,500 scholarship is to recognize and reward students that have demonstrated leadership through service to the community.

Waxahachie Youth Baseball |Softball Scholarship

April 1, 2021

This opportunity is for students that played Waxahachie Youth Baseball or Softball.

WHS Interact Scholarship

April 9, 2021

Applicants must be or have been members of the WHS Interact club.

Texas Democratic Women of Ellis County Scholarship

April 9, 2021

This scholarship is open to Global seniors planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university.

Texas Democratic Women of Ellis County Scholarship

April 9, 2021

This scholarship is open to female seniors at WHS planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university.

Prairie View A&M National Alumni Association Dallas Chapter Scholarship

April 10, 2021

This scholarship will be awarded to seniors accepted to PVAMU.

John Paul Dineen IV Memorial Scholarship

April 16, 2021

This scholarship is for students pursuing a degree in agriculture.

WHS Corner Kick Booster Club Scholarship

May 1, 2021

This opportunity is for 2021 graduating student-athletes that are current members of the WHS Men's Soccer program, maintain at least a 2.5 GPA, and will be enrolled in a community college, 4-year college or university, or trade school in the fall semester of 2021.

M.E. Singleton Scholarship

May 7, 2021

5 pm

This opportunity is open to seniors seeking higher education.

American Indian College Fund

May 31

(annually)

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.

Wise Geek Recent Immigrants Scholarship

September 21, 2021

This opportunity is for GHS students who have immigrated to the US on or after January 1, 2010.

African American Scholarships

Varied

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 minority and female students.

Hispanic Scholarships

Varied

Colleges are always looking to diversify their campuses 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 Hispanic students.  A great number of

All Scholarship applications are available online.  Download information about individual scholarships and return completed applications directly to the donors.   Email Philicia Audley (WHS), Jamie Dulworth or Christie Noonkester (GHS), or Martha Cunningham (HSoC) 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!

 

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Scholarship Name

Winner

Evelyn Restivo, Scholarship Committee, 144 Creekview Circle, Maypearl, TX 76064, erestivo@wisd.org or erestivo2001@yahoo.com

NOT AWARDED TO WHS SENIOR 2020

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

SCHOLARSHIP NOT AWARDED TO WHS THIS YEAR

Ellis County Republic Women PAC

Not awarded to WHS student this year

Ellis County Women in Business Scholarship

NO RESPONSE

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

NOT GIVING SCHOLARSHIP THIS YEAR

Lillian Custom Homes- Building Trade Achievement Scholarship

NOT GIVING SCHOLARSHIP THIS YEAR

Lillian Custom Homes-Band Achievement Scholarship

NOT GIVING SCHOLARSHIP THIS YEAR

Linda Moxley Indian Trails Master Naturalist Scholarship

NO RESPONSE

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

NO SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO WHS THIS YEAR

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

NO AWARDED TO WHS SENIOR 2020

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

NOT GIVING SCHOLARSHIP THIS YEAR

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

NO SCHOLARSHIP THIS YEAR

WHS Lady Indian Soccer Booster Club Scholarship

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

WHS Lifetouch Award

NO SCHOLARSHIP THIS YEAR

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

NO APPLICATIONS THIS YEAR

WISD Shackelford Elementary School "Stay in School" Scholarship

not received

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