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January Deadline

DAR- Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships
Due: January 31
Amount: Varies. Multiple scholarship opportunities are available in various categories, including general scholarships, specific college majors, and those specifically for Native American Indian/Indigenous students.
Qualifications: View each scholarship category for requirements
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February Deadline

2022-2023 HSF Scholar (Hispanic Scholarship Fund)
Due: February 15
Amount: Ranges from $500-$5,000 based on relative need. HSF selects approximately 10,000 students as HSF scholars.
Qualifications: Student must be of Hispanic heritage and a U.S. Citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA with a minimum 3.0 GPA, plan to enroll full-time in public or not-for-profit 4-year university, and submit the FAFSA.
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March Deadline

Texas Farm Bureau Scholarships
Due: March 1
Amount: $1,000 & $1,500
Qualifications: Member of the Farm Bureau family, and the student must submit an essay.
Texas Farm Bureau Youth Opportunities
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Golden Spread Electric Coop Scholarship
Due: March 1
Amount: $2,000
Qualifications: Member of a rural electric cooperative which is an owner (member) of Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc., and student must exhibit integrity, character, and goals. Academic scholarship is a factor, but is not the sole criterion.
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South Plains College
Due: March 1
Amount: Varies
Qualifications: Students will need to have applied and been accepted to South Plains College before they can log into the scholarship portal.  Current dual credit students can sign in with their SPC/Blackboard credentials. Students will only have to complete one general scholarship application, which includes answering five short-answer essay questions, submitting at least one reference letter, providing an activity resume, SAT/ACT scores (if taken, but not required), and a high school transcript with grades.  
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The Community Foundation of West Texas
Due: March 15
Amount: Varies
Qualifications: Multiple scholarship opportunities available with various deadlines and ranging qualifications based on each specific scholarship. 
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Texas Rural Electric Women’s Association Scholarship
Due: March 15
Amount: $1,500 (20 scholarships will be awarded)
Qualifications: Student must demonstrate leadership, personal financial need, and energy awareness through the submission of an essay exhibiting general knowledge of the rural electric program. High school grades are not the sole deciding factor in the scholarship award selection process.
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Bryson McCarty Memorial Scholarship
Due: March 15
Amount: (2) $1,000 each
Qualifications: Must reside in Lubbock, Lamb, Hale, or Hockley county. Student must be a high school senior accepted into an accredited junior college or trade school and must be going into an agriculture-related field of study at an agriculture-related trade school. Must be a US citizen, show financial need and complete an essay question. GPA, extracurricular activities, career statement, and financial need statement are not required but may assist in the selection process. 
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Panhandle-Plains Higher Education Foundation Windmill Scholarship
Due: March 15
Qualifications: Must currently reside in one of the Texas Counties within the PPHEF service area for scholarship consideration. Eligibility will be assessed by reviewing information concerning academic performance, financial need, extracurricular activities, leadership, and references provided in the application process. 
Application Information and Check to see if you qualify!

Capital Farm Credit Youth Scholarship Program
Due: March 29
Amount: $1,000
Qualifications: Funds shall be used to attend an accredited vocational or technical school, college, or university. 
Students must maintain full-time status. Applicants must be high school seniors, graduating within the current school year. Applicants must demonstrate that they have a tentative educational plan and goals related to fields in agriculture or natural resources (may include Ag Communications, Ag Economics/Business, Ag Education, Wildlife or Ranch Management, etc.). Applicants must include the following documents for consideration: a completed application along with a copy of a recent high school transcript, and 2 letters of recommendation.
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Lyntegar Electric Cooperative Scholarship
Due: March 31
Amount: Varies, but it has usually been $2,000
Qualifications: Student must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities, and community involvement.
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2022 Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship
Due: March 31
Amount: Total of $9,000 awarded through multiple scholarships
Qualifications: Any Texas high school senior currently attending public, private, or home school in Texas who is planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree at an accredited college or university in the state of Texas may apply.
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Nitro Scholarship
Due: March 31
Amount: $2,000
Qualifications: Any high school graduate that enrolls in a college/university. Applicants may reapply each month.
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April Deadline

South Plains Telephone Cooperative Scholarship
Due: April 1
Amount: Two (2) $1,500 Scholarships are available
Qualifications: Student must be a graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.50, the child/dependent of a current member of SPTC, and currently receiving telephone service from SPTC. Please refer to the eligibility information for more information. 
Printable/​Fillable PDF Application

Mike Rowe Works Foundation
Due: April 14
Amount: Varies
Qualifications: Must enroll in an approved program, answer 4 questions about the S.W.E.A.T. Pledge, and submit (a) a video, (b) 2 references from a teacher or boss, (c) school cost verification, (d) high school transcripts, and (e) recent 1040 tax form.
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May Deadline

Lubbock Latino Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
Due: May 15
Amount: $500
Qualifications: Graduated for an accredited high school in Lubbock, TX, is enrolling in a trade school, college, or university, and must submit proof of enrollment, class schedule, and tuition fee letter.
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November Deadline

National Honor Society
Due: November 30
Amount: Varies. 575 national semifinalists will $3,200, 24 national finalists will receive $5,625 and an all-expense paid trip to DC for Trailblazing Leadership Week, one national finalist will receive $25,000 and an all-expense paid trip to DC for Trailblazing Leadership Week.
Qualifications: Provide detailed information about activities and experiences related to scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Request an Adviser Certification from their NHS Adviser, which acts as a short recommendation form and confirms the applicant is currently in good standing with a local NHS chapter. The adviser certification must be completed in the application portal and no external documents or communications will be accepted. Request a Recommendation from one non-adviser, non-family member adult who can speak to the applicant’s commitment to the pillars of NHS. The recommendation must be completed in the application portal and no external documents or communications will be accepted.
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National Scholarships

1 for 2 Education Foundation


Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

College Board

Communities Foundation of Texas

Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc

Dr. Pepper

Niche Scholars

Nitro Scholarship

PB&J Scholarship

Sallie Mae 

Institutional Scholarships

Baylor Scholarship Programs

Lubbock Christian University

Texas Tech – Terry Foundation Scholarship Program

Texas Tech – Alumni Association Scholarships 

Texas Tech – External Scholarships

University of Texas at Austin – Forty Acres Scholars Program