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PB & J Scholarship Fund

Priority Deadline to Apply - May 31, 2020

The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.

* Online Application 


Brazosport College: Community College PetroChem Initiative Sponsored By ExxonMobil

Due June 1, 2020

Deliver to the Brazosport College Financial Aid Office

  • Intend to pursue a degree or certificate in a petrochemical field (listed in application)
  • MUST be willing to provide periodic updates and testimonials

Quest Bridge National College Match Scholarship Program

- For high achieving students 

-For families earning less than $65,000 a year


2020 ACLS Scholarship for Healthcare Providers

Due November 1, 2020

For Medical Related Majors


Henderson Fabrication, Inc. Scholarship Application

Due May15, 2020

* Must be planing to attend a trade school, Associate's Degree Program, Public Services, or Certification Program (2 year degree program)

* 2 Letters of Recommendation 

* Transcript


TILF UIL Scholarship

Due May 8, 2020

  • Must be high school senior who has or will have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet (One Act Play, Congressional Debate, Theatrical Design, Cross Examination Debate) OR state finalist in Barbara Jordan Historical Essay, Latino History Essay or Young Filmakers Festival OR member of one of top 10 teams state robotics.
  • MUST plan to attend Texas college or university.
  • MUST enroll in full-time college and maintain a 2.5 college GPA

CattleWomen's Association of Matagorda County Scholarship Application 

Postmarked or Emailed by May 1, 2020

*Transcript 
*Resume
*Essay

VVHS National Honor Society Scholarship Application

Due May 4, 2020 by 3:25 Pm! 

**Must be current NHS member

Email to Mrs. Button (kbutton@vvisd.org) 

* Essay 

* 2 Letters of Recommendation 


Brazosport College Graduating Senior Scholarship

Due May 1, 2020 

Turn in to the Brazosport Financial Aid Office 


Texas Big Game Awards Scholarship

Due Date EXTENDED until April 30, 2020

* Must be Agriculture or Natural Resources Related Majors 


2020 Texas Builders Foundation Scholarship

Due April 30, 2020

  • MUST be accepted or enrolled for 2020 Fall semester at technical/trade school or community college/university
  • MUST be pursing a residential related trade certification OR residential construction degree
  • MUST demonstrate an interest in obtaining employment in home building industry

IBC Bank Antonio R. Sanchez St. Memorial Scholarship Application 

Due April 24, 2020

* Must have 3.0 of higher 

* Family income below $43, 360.00

* Top 10 Students are NOT eligible

* Students should have 50 Community Service Hours within the 11th & 12th Grade years. (If you do not have 50, list your extracurricular activities and time it took up. They will consider this.)

*Send the Application to kbutton@vvvisd.org


Sargent Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

*For seniors who live in Sargent or Cedar LaKe

Due April 30, 2020

Mail to: Sargent Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 4052

Sargent, TX 77404


First State Bank Scholarship Application

Due April 24, 2020

* Email to Mrs. Button

* Applicant does NOT have to be a member of FSB


2020 Andrew Vasek Memorial Scholarship Cover Letter

Andrew Vasek Memorial Scholarship

EXTENDED DUE DATE - Postmarked by April 24, 2020 

Mail to: Nancy Vasek, 27 County Road 231, Bay City, TX 77414

*Transcript 

*Copy of SAT/ACT Score Sheets

*Photograph

*2 Letters of Recommendation 

***Does NOT have to be signed by Mrs. Button - Leave blank


PILOT CLUB OF MATAGORDA COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP

Due by April 20, 2020 to Mrs. Button's Office or mailed

* Transcript

* Letter of Reference 

* Letter stating reasons for desiring a college education and financial need (500 words or less) 


Bay City Rotary Club for Dual Credit at WCJC

* For current sophomores and juniors 

Due April 15, 2020

MAIL TO:

BAY CITY ROTARY

ATTN: SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

P.O. BOX 933

BAY CITY, TX 77404


BayCel Federal Credit Union Scholarship Application

Due April 17, 2020 by 3:00 p.m.

*MUST BE A BAYCEL MEMBER 

* Must be a graudate from Matagorda County

*  500 word essay

*TURN IN TO THE COMMERCIAL DRIVE THROUGH WINDOW AT BAYCEL, or

Mail to:

BayCel Federal Credit Union

Attention: Paula Abshier

2320 6th Street

Bay City, TX 77414

* Turn into Mrs. Button


VVHS All Sports Booster Club Scholarship Application

Due to Mrs. Button by April 17, 2020

* Must have been on a varsity school athletics team for at least 2 years

* One Letter of Recommendation 

* Brief summary of your career goals, interests, hobbies, listing any honors or awards, and any other reason why you should receive this award

* Include Transcript 

*** Scan and Email form & Summary to Mrs. Button (kbutton@vvisd.org)


Beta Sigma Phi - Eta Mu Chapter Scholarship

Due April 15, 2020

* Must be son/daughter of Eta Mu Chapter current or former members

* Reside in Matagorda County

* Actively involved in community service

* Have at least a B Average


Bay City Rotary Club Scholarship Application 

* For College bound seniors 

Due April 15, 2020

Mail to: 

Bay City Rotary

Attn: Scholarship Committee

P.O. BOX 933

Bay City, TX 77404


Bay City/Matagorda County NAACP Scholarship Application

Must be postmarked by April 12, 2020

* Transcript

* Autobiography

*Essay (200 words or less) Discussing Plans for Career after college

* 2 Letters of Recommendation 

* Recent Photograph of yourself


Phillips 66 Valued Partner Scholarship

NEW DUE DATE - APRIL 14, 2020

Mail to the address listed in the instructions

* Must be a graduating Senior

*Include a transcript

*Does NOT have to be completed by school official on bottom of page

* Plan to attend a college, university, or trade school in the Fall of 2020

* Minimum C Average

* Do NOT have to be dependents of Phillips 66 employees


Matagorda County A & M Club Association Scholarship 

*Must be accepted to Texas A&M 

*** This scholarship is postponed for this year. Students should still apply. For counselor's signature - have parents sign. Send in, this year's students will be considered for next year. 

Due April 13, 2020


Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Scholarship 

Due April 10, 2020

* Must be in the top 50% of class

* Demonstrate scholastic ability and good citizenship

* Copy of official SAT/ACT

* Transcript 


Pilot Club of Bay City 

Must be Postmarked by April 6, 2020

* Transcript 

* 2 Letters of Reference 

* 100-300 Word Essay on how you will use your education to help others


DELTA SIGMA THETA SOROITY, INC. CHARLES "CHUCK" MCAFEE SCHOLARSHIP

Due April 3, 2020

* Brief Autobiography

* Essay (200 Words) discussing your career plans for after college

* 2 Letters of Recommendation 

* Recent Photograph 


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship

Due April 3, 2020

* Brief Essay (200 words) discussing career plans for after college

* 2 Letters of Recommendation 

* Recent Photograph

* Brief Autobiography


Matagorda County Area Go Texan

Must be Postmarked by April 3, 2020

* Typed Autobiography 

* Transcript 

* Typed Essay

* 3 Letters of Recommendation 


Joe Ros Memorial Scholarship

Due no later than April 3, 2020 by 3:00 pm

** EMAIL TO WLHOFFY@YAHOO.COM

(NOT THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION'S EMAIL)

OR

MAIL TO MRS. WENDY HOFFMAN, PO BOX 676, VAN VLECK, TX 77482

*Must include 500 word essay


V.F.W. Post 2438 Auxiliary Nurses Scholarship 

Due April 1, 2020

* Must be going into Nursing

*Transcript

* 2 Letters of Recommendation 


Texas Rural Education Association Scholarship Application

** Students who plan to enlist in the military are eligible to apply as well! 

Due April 1, 2020


Crestwood Tres Palacios Gas Storage Scholarship Application 

Scholarship Information Letter

Due no later than April 1, 2020

***ELECTRONICALLY SIGN (TYPE) FOR STUDENT/PARENT THEN EMAIL TO MRS. BUTTON AT kbutton@vvisd.org

* Must be a resident of Matagorda County

* Must be a graduating Senior

* Must already be enrolled or be enrolling in a Texas Public College or University

* Must be pursuing a degree in STEM


Page Farms Scholarship  

For Students who will be attending Texas A&M this fall

Due March 31, 2020


Shop with a Cop Scholarship for Seniors and Dual Credit

Due April 1, 2020

* 2 Letters of Recommendation

* Short document describing need and why you should be chosen for the scholarship

* For graduating seniors, or 10th and 11th graders who intend to take Dual Credit next year


WCJC Scholarship Application 2020-2021

For students planning to attend WCJC in the Fall of 2020! 

MANY scholarships will be awarded! 

Application is open until April 1, 2020


Van Vleck ISD Education Foundation Scholarship Application

Due Tuesday, March 31st

** Email to wlhoffy@yahoo.com 

(NOT THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION'S EMAIL) 

or 

mail to Mrs. Wendy Hoffman, PO Box 676, Van Vleck, TX 77482


United Agricultural Cooperative Scholarship Application

**SCAN AND EmAIL To MrS. BUTTON TO FILL OUT. 

* Must be a child/grandchild of a member or employee of United Ag Corp

Due March 31, 2020


Matagorda Masonic Lodge #7 Scholarship

Must be mailed and received by April 1, 2020

**DOES NOT HAVE TO BE SIGNED BY THE PRINCIPAL

*Must have a guardian who is/was a Mason

* Transcript

* Letter of Acceptance/Proof of Enrollment

* Typed Narrative

* Three Letters of Recommendation 


Matagorda County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application 

**Must be a member of a Farm Bureau family

Due by 3/25/2020

** Postmarked or placed in Dropbox at the Bay City Office by due date! 


Van Vleck Lion's Club Scholarship Application

Cover Letter with Instructions

Due March 30, 2020

* Scan/Email to Mrs. Button or Mrs. Smith OR mail to: 

Gena Lea Smith

255 CR 131

Sweeny, TX 77480


Educator 500 Scholarship Application 

Email to Mrs. Button

See Google Classroom for tips on scanning documents with a smart phone, if needed.  

* Transcript 

* 2 Letters of Recommendation

* Essay - Why Education is Important to You (300 words or more)


Bay City Junior Service League Scholarship Application 

JSL Scholarship Criteria

**Postmarked by March 23, 2020

BAY CITY JSL

PO BOX 1131

BAY CITY, TX 77404-1131


Jason Anderson Memorial Golf Tournament Scholarship Program

**Please mail this to address on form

Due by noon on March 23, 2020

* Must be a senior 

* Plan to attend college in Fall of 2020

* Show evidence of good citizenship, volunteerism, and participation in extracurricular activities 

* Must make an effort to volunteer at the Jason Anderson Memorial Golf Tournament on 9/12/20


 

TENARIS Student of the Year Scholarship Application 

MUST BE TYPED

Due: March 4, 2020

Students are allowed to apply for both the Merit Award Scholarship and Student of the Year Scholarship should they meet the requirements of each scholarship. All scholarships are due back to the counselors office by the end of school on March 4th. There will be no extensions on Wednesday, March 4th deadline.

Applicants must be a 2020 graduating high school senior. The selection criteria concentrates on values which are important to Tenaris- leadership, involvement inside and out of the classroom and academic achievement. Students who apply must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have two letters of recommendations and complete an essay. 


TENARIS Merit Award Scholarship

MUST BE TYPED

DUE: March 4, 2020

Applicants must be a 2020 graduating high school senior. The selection criteria concentrates on a STEM major in college as well as values important to Tenaris such as leadership, involvement inside and out of the classroom and academic achievement. Students who apply must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have two letters of recommendations and complete an essay and have the intent of majoring in a STEM major in college.


2020 Jackson Electric Scholarship

Due 3/12/2020

*Must be the son or daughter of a JEC member with active accounts


TDECU Scholarship 

Due 2/14/2020

*Must be a TDECU member in good standing, a senior, and accepted to an accredited college, university, or trade school

**Fill out the PDF, and make sure to request an electronic transcript from Mrs. Button


Texas Farm Bureau Scholarships

Applications due by midnight on 3/2/20

*Must be a member of Texas Farm Bureau, with membership current during duration of the scholarship 


Sons of the American Revolution Contests

Cradle of Texas Chapter #33 - Brazoria, Matagorda, & Wharton Counties

Many Contests for students in grades 9-12! 

Due Dates Vary (Dec.31 - Feb. 1)

Scroll to the bottom of the site for information and applications


 

Matagorda County Fair Royalty Pageant

For 9th-12th grade high school students 


December 2019 Scholarship Newsletter

This document has 15 scholarship opportunities for Texas students. 

The due dates vary, most are in December and January! 


The Coolidge Scholarship

FOR CURRENT JUNIORS ONLY

Due January 16, 2020

*Pays for a FULL RIDE (tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years!)

Texas Student Housing Application 

For 2020 High School Graduates who have been accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, and Denton, Texas, who have not signed off-campus housing leases. 

Deadline: January 31, 2020


2020 Johnson Salazar Nursing Scholarship Application

Due March 15, 2020

**Applicant's field of study must be in the area of nursing!**


SONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS 

Texas History Essay Contest

Postmarked on or before: January 31, 2020


DAUGHTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS SCHOLARSHIP

- $500 Scholarship for an eligible Senior boy or girl

- Must be able to trace lineage back to the time of the Republic of Texas (prior to Feb. 1846)

DUE March 1, 2020


NASSP Prudential Spirit of Community Award

- Honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service 

DUE - November 5, 2019