Scholarships, Transition, and Employment Information

Transition and Employment

The State of Texas in TEC Sec 29.0112 has required the development of a Transition and Employment Guide for students as they move from K-12 schools into post-graduation opportunities.  The links below provide access to an informational web page and the transition guide in PDF form.

Transition in Texas Home Page

Transtion and Employment Guide 

College and University Application

***Application to Texas Colleges and Universities occurs through the Apply Texas system.  

Apply Texas Web Page

Federal Student Aid Application (FASFA)

Most applications for College/University Entrance or Scholarships require a completed FASFA

FAFSA Web Page

College and Scholarship Information

 Local Scholarships** 
Deadline
Amount
 Hal Everett Award    
 Order of the Eastern Star  
   $250
 Lee and Rufus Coburn Memorial  
   $400
 L & M Garden Club  
   $400
 John Bessent Memorial  
   $500
 Masonic Lodge  
   $500
 Peter Parciany Memorial      $500
 Beth and JT King Memorial  
   $500
 Lampasas County Retired Teachers  
   $750
 Lometa VFD  
   $750
 Jerry Sweeny Memorial      $500 - $1000
 Lampasas County Youth Livestock Association      $1000
 LCYLA - Ladies Auxiliary       $500
 Lometa Lions Club      $1000
 Shared Blessings Community      $1000 - $2000
 Zac Dibble Memorial      $1000
  Hamilton Co. Electric Coop Scholarship 03/31/2015    $1,000
  Hamilton Co. Electric Coop Essay Contest 02/27/2015  

**Local scholarship availability and award amounts may be variable from year to year.  Award amounts reflect those from the prior year.  See Mrs. Moore for local scholarship applications. 

 Area Scholarships
Deadline
Amount
Hill Country 100 Club Scholarship  - For students who pursue post-secondary opportunities in areas of law enforcement, firefighting or emergency personnel. 04/01/2015 $1,000
Baylor-Carr P. Collins Scholar Program 01/31/2015 varies
Capital Farm Credit Scholarship 03/06/2015 $1,000
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo  GO TEXAN Sch. 02/23/2015
Hilderbrand Scholarship 02/09/2015
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo varies varies
The Assoc. for Compensatory Educators of Texas 02/11/2015 $1,000
Texas Interscholastic League Foundation 06/13/2015 varies
Fort Hood Area Military Family Member Sch. 03/06/2015 varies
Texas Student Housing Sch. 01/31/2015 $2,500
Texas Telephone Association Scholarship 03/15/2015 $1,500/yr

 

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Deadline

Amount

More Scholarships for Military Children varies varies
Scholarship for Military Children 02/13/2015 varies
Visionary Scholarship 04/01/2015 varies
Ronald McDonald House Charities 01/20/2015 unknown
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Sch. 01/14/2015 unknown
2015 Profile in Courage Essay Contest 01/05/2015 $10,000
Texas Engineering Foundation 01/09/2015 varies
Eugene McDermott Scholarship Program (UT Dallas) 01/07/2015 varies

School Specific Scholarships

School-Specific scholarships may usually be applied for after a student has been accepted to an institute of higher learning.  

A number of Texas scholarship pages have been listed below by school.  If a school that you are interested in is not listed, you may search for scholarship information with Google. 

 UTI  TSTC  ACC 
Blinn CTC Temple College
 Angelo State  Tarleton State  Sul Ross
 Texas Tech  Texas A&M  Texas A&M - Kingsville
 Texas A&M - Galveston  Texas A&M - Corpus Christi  West Texas A&M
 University of Texas  UT-Permian Basin   UT-Arlington
 Texas State    
     
     

List of Texas Colleges and Universities

Additional College Links

www.everychanceeverytexan.org

COLLEGE FOR ALL TEXANS - Website:http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/

 College Boards Fund Finder Website: http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp

Scholarships, grants, and financial aid. Website: www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/  

NEED A LIFT?  The American Legion, a college financial aid guide.  Website: www.needalift.org/

Tarleton State University - ROTC 4 year Scholarship Application. Website:www.tarleton.edu/rotc/

Understand your options for paying for college. Website: www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov/

Education Planning and Financing - Website: www.nelnet.com/

Texas Department of Criminal Justice.  Website: www.tdcj.state.tx.us/

Educators Credit Union - Website: www.edcu.com/ASP/home.asp