Scholarships

We will be updating our local scholarships in the chart below regularly.
Last updated: 4/20/2018

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Scholarship Opportunities
December

 
January

Government-in-Action Youth Tour
Deadline: January 17, 2018
Amount: All expenses paid 10-day trip to Washington, D.C.

Scholarship Contact: 
PublicRelations@BanderaElectric.com

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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UTSA Alumni Association Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Amount: $5,000/year

Scholarship Contact: 
Ann Tomlinson
ann.tomlinson@utsa.edu
210-458-4133


Click here for more information on the scholarship.

 
February

Jackie Robinson Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Amount: $28,000 over four years

Scholarship Contact: 
info@forddrivingdreams.com

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship
Deadline: February 12, 2018
Amount: $2,000 (one-time disbursement, non-renewable)

Scholarship Contact: 
scholarships@jackierobinson.org

Click here for more information on the scholarship.



March

All American Scholar Award
**Catholic Life Insurance members only**
Deadline: March 1, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Scholarship Contact: 
branch@cliu.com
210-828-9921

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Ola Armstrong Scholarship (The GVTC Foundation)
Recipients of this scholarship are those that exemplify characteristics of community involvement by volunteering in the communities in which they live.

Deadline: March 7, 2018

Amount: $20,000 (Payable up to $10,000 per semester with the option to disburse funds across several semesters if desired)

Scholarship Contact: 
Betty Taylor, Scholarship Coordinator
(830) 606-9597
Email Betty Taylor

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship for Leaders
Recipients of this scholarship are those that exemplify leadership qualities and hold a leadership position in their current school, community organization, club or committee.

Deadline: March 7, 2018

Amount: $20,000 (Payable up to $10,000 per semester with the option to disburse funds across several semesters if desired)

Scholarship Contact: 
Betty Taylor, Scholarship Coordinator
(830) 606-9597
Email Betty Taylor

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Boerne ISD Local Scholarships
Deadline: March 9, 2018
Amount: Varies

Applicants must attend Boerne High School or Champion High School, and submit the application on or before March 9, 2018 at 4 PM. 

Scholarship Contact: 
JJ Gard
Email JJ Gard
(830) 357-2231

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority
Deadline: March 9, 2018
Amount: $2,000 (one-time award)

Applicants must reside in one of the following counties: Kendall, Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Calhoun, or Refugio

Scholarship Contact: 
Elizabeth Gutierrez
Email Elizabeth Gutierrez
(830) 379-5822

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Bandera Electric Cooperative Scholarship
Deadline: March 21, 2018
Amount: $2,500 (renewable)

Applicant's parents or legal guardians must be members of Bandera Electric Cooperative or receive BEC service at their residence and provide written verification from the member-owner of the account.

Scholarship Contact: 
Betty Taylor
Email Betty Taylor
(830) 606-9597

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Association for Learning Environments
Deadline: March 23, 2018
Amount:  $2,000 scholarship (one-time disbursement)

The A4LE scholarship is for students planning to study in a field related to the Architecture, Engineering (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, or Architectural, etc.) and Construction industry as well as related disciplines such as Interior Design, Information Technologies, Computer-Aided Design, etc. as they relate to building design, construction, and related careers.

Must be a resident of Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Wilson, Atascosa, Medina, or Bandera County, or any other place within the Southern Region which is closest to this chapter and is not otherwise within the defined area of other chapters.

Scholarship Contact: 
Robyn Popa
Email Robyn Popa
(210) 227-2724

Click here for more information on the scholarship/an application.

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Sue Whitworth Memorial Scholarship 
Kendall Soil & Water Conservation District
Deadline: March 28, 2018
Amount: to be determined

Applicants must plan to major in a field of agriculture.

Scholarship Contact: 
Lissie Schneider
Email Lissie Schneider
(830) 249-9120

Click here for more information on the scholarship. Applications are available in the Counseling Office.
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Alamo Area Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Scholarship for Future Texas Teachers
Deadline: March 30, 2018
Amount: $750 (one-time award)

Scholarship Contact: 
Tonya Hyde
Email Tonya Hyde
(210) 357-5003

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
Deadline: March 30, 2018
Amount: Awards range between $500-2,500 per semester

Scholarship Contact: 
Dana Calonge
Email Dana Calonge
(210) 410-9075

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Texas Telephone Association
Deadline: March 30, 2018
Amount: $2,000/year for 4 years

Scholarship Contact: 
JoAnn Kamerman
joannkam@tta.org
512-472-1183

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Bandera Electric Coop Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Amount: $2,500

Scholarship Contact: 
PublicRelations@BanderaElectric.com

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Boerne Performing Arts Scholarship
Scholarships benefit local students who are pursuing careers in the fine arts. Promoting all aspects of a fine arts program, the two fine arts awards are in the Visual Arts and Performing Arts.
Deadline: March 31, 2018

Amount: $5,000 (One-time Disbursement)

Scholarship Contact: 
Email Scholarship Committee
(830) 331-9079

Click here for more information on the scholarship. Scholarship applications can also be picked up in the Counseling Office.

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Zonta Club of Fredericksburg Scholarship
The Zonta Club of Fredericksburg Scholarship Program was established to assist and encourage women of all ages to further their career goals. The Zonta Club of Fredericksburg is part of a worldwide service organization of executive and professional women working together to advance the status of women.

Applicant must reside in Gillespie, Blanco, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, or Mason county.

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Amount: $1,000 (one-time disbursement)

Scholarship Contact: 
Brenda Lessor, Scholarship Committee Chair

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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PEC Scholarship Program
**PEC Member Only**
Deadline: March 21, 2018

Amount: $2,500-10,000

Scholarship Contact: 
scholarships@peci.com

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Opens: January 1, 2018
Deadline: March 31, 2018

Amount: $500-$5,000

Click here for more information on the scholarship.


April

Kendall County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2018

Amount: $2,000 - $20,000

Scholarship Contact: 
Laura Pipkin
Kendal-cfb-mfb@txfb-ins.com

Click here for more information on the scholarship. More info here.

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Aubrey E. "Sandy" Sanderson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was named after a beacon of hope in Boerne who epitomized the spirit of volunteerism.

Deadline: April 2, 2018

Amount: $2,000 ($1000 disbursed in fall, $1000 disbursed in spring)

Scholarship Contact
Jennifer Hudson
Email Jennifer Hudson
(830) 249-8000

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Laurie Bushong Lang Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be presented to a student who epitomizes the spirit of community service demonstrated by the late Laurie Lang.

Deadline: April 2, 2018
Amount: $2,000 ($1000 disbursed in fall, $1000 disbursed in spring)

Scholarship Contact
Jennifer Hudson
Email Jennifer Hudson
(830) 249-8000

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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John P. Ebner Scholarship
This scholarship is named after a beloved Boerne Pharmacist and community leader who worked tirelessly to bring EMS Services to our city.

Deadline: April 2, 2018
Amount: $2,000 ($1000 disbursed in fall, $1000 disbursed in spring)

Scholarship Contact
Jennifer Hudson
Email Jennifer Hudson
(830) 249-8000

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Kendall County Youth Agriculture & Equestrian Center Scholarship
This scholarship will be presented to graduating seniors residing in Kendall County and/or attending school in the Boerne and Comfort independent school districts, or home-schooled in Kendall County.

Deadline: April 9, 2018
Amount: Four $2,500 scholarships will be awarded in the following categories; Agriculture, Culinary Arts, Fine Arts, and Wildlife Management.

Scholarship Contact
Andra Wisian
Email Andra Wisian
(830) 331-8242

Click here for the application and more information on the scholarship.
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Insurance Women of San Antonio Scholarship
Scholarships are awarded to students majoring in Business or a Business-related field. 

Deadline: April 13, 2018
Amount: to be announced, depends on number of qualified applicants chosen.

Scholarship Contact
Lucy Martinez
Email Lucy Martinez
(210) 865-0937

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Hill Country Sheep & Goat Scholarship
Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing a degree in Agriculture. 

Deadline: April 15, 2018
Amount: to be announced, depends on number of qualified applicants chosen.

Scholarship Contact
Email TerrapinFarms

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Hill Country Sheep & Goat Trapper Scholarship
Scholarships are awarded to the son/daughter of a Texas State Trapper pursuing a degree in Agriculture. 

Deadline: April 15, 2018
Amount: to be announced, depends on number of qualified applicants chosen.

Scholarship Contact
Email TerrapinFarms

Click here for more information on the scholarship.
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Kendall County Junior Livestock Show Association Agricultural Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 16, 2018
Amount: Scott Bradley Memorial Scholarship - 3 - $2,000 scholarships
Calder Foundation Scholarship - 1 - $2,500 scholarship
Kendall County Junior Livestock Show - 5 - $2,000 scholarships

Scholarship Contact: 
Please discuss with your Ag instructor.

Click here for more information on the scholarship. The application can be found here.

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Boerne Area Democrats
The Boerne Area Democrats Civic Engagement Scholarship encourages students to consider the many challenges facing our country today and propose workable solutions.

Deadline: April 20, 2018 ** EXTENDED TO APRIL 27 **
Amount: $1,000 (single disbursement payable to student after verification of enrollment)

Scholarship Contact
Alison Beam
Email Alison Beam
(830) 249-8000

Click here for more information on the scholarship. Applications can be downloaded here; paper copies are available in the Counseling Office.

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Kendall County Republican Club
Designed for students with an interest in continuing their education and further pursuing a career in public policy, this scholarship is created for high school seniors who have volunteered their time and dedicated their efforts to promoting Republican ideals.

Deadline: April 20, 2018
Amount: TBA

Scholarship Contact
Mary Himlin
Email Mary Himlin
(830) 816-5072

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Kendall County Abstract Company 
Designed for students with an interest in continuing their education and further pursuing a career in public policy, this scholarship is created for high school seniors who have volunteered their time and dedicated their efforts to promoting Republican ideals.

Deadline: April 20, 2018
Amount: $3,000

Write an essay of 1,000 words in length about "Do We Still Have Equal Justice Under the Law" and return to Counseling office on/before April 20, 2018

May
Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Scholarship
This criminal defense law firm in McKinney, TX firmly believes in the importance of education and as a way to give back tot he community, they are offering a scholarship to an outstanding student.

Deadline: May 1, 2018
Amount: $1,000
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Scholarship Contact
Brady Anderson
Email Brady Anderson

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Ozarka "Every Drop Counts" Earth Science Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for students pursuing a degree at a four-year college or university in the field of earth/environmental science. Earth/environmental science fields include but are not limited to Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Environmental Law, Environmental Education, Forestry, Oceanography, and Ecology.

Deadline: May 25, 1028

Amount: $10,000 (awarded to two Texas students)

Scholarship Contact: 
Catherine Herter
Email Catherine Herter

Click here for more information on the scholarship.
 
June

ZipRecruiter Scholarship
Write about a previous job you've held and your ideal post-graduate career. 

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Amount: $3,000

Scholarship Contact
Aubrey Whittier
Email Aubrey Whittier
(310) 299-5193

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

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Northwest Vista College Connection Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Amount: $250 (one-time award)

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

July

Clutch Prep Scholarship
Cluthprep.com is offering a scholarship to one high senior who demonstrates commitment and passion towards their college degree. Over the years, thousands of students have used Clutch Prep to help them with STEM courses.

Deadline: July 31, 2018
Amount: Not listed

Scholarship Contact
Christy Lopez
Email Christy Lopez

Click here for more information on the scholarship.


September
Mattress Help Scholarship
This scholarship was created to spread awareness about sleep as a public health issue and to help students cut down on the rising costs of higher education.

Deadline: September 25 every year

Amount: $1,000 (per academic year)

Scholarship Contact: 
Email Scholarship Contact

Click here for more information on the scholarship

December

Crazy Games Scholarship
For any student in a computer science or related computer education program
Deadline: December 31, 2018

Amount: $1,500 (one-time award)

Scholarship Contact: 
Katie Green
Email Katie Green

Click here for more information on the scholarship
 


Lendedu
In an effort to help students afford their higher education, the team at LendEDU recently updated their guide to college scholarships to help students find relevant opportunities specifically for them.

Within this update, they have added a new search tool where students can filter scholarship opportunities based on their grade level, GPA, the scholarship amount, and the requirements of the scholarship.

On top of this new tool, this resource teaches students and families the importance of searching for scholarships when figuring out how to pay for college. Here is the URL:
https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarships

Some other points covered in the guide:
- Different Types of Scholarships Available
- Applying for Scholarships
- Essay Tips
- Letters of Recommendation Tips
- Spotting Scholarship Scams

YouTube videos from the channel are included to help make the information a little more digestible and entertaining.

April

Kendall County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2018

Amount: $2,000 - $20,000

Scholarship Contact: 
Laura Pipkin
Kendal-cfb-mfb@txfb-ins.com

Click here for more information on the scholarship. More info here.
April

Kendall County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2018

Amount: $2,000 - $20,000

Scholarship Contact: 
Laura Pipkin
Kendal-cfb-mfb@txfb-ins.com

Click here for more information on the scholarship. More info here.
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