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    Scholarships  

     
     
    LISTS OF AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE FOUND:
    1. EVERYDAY IN YOUR SENIOR ENGLISH CLASSROOM - SCHOLARSHIP FILE - UPDATED EVERY MONDAY 
    2. ONLINE (Forms online - if indicated to apply online)
    Go to ednaisd.org, click on our schools, click Edna High School, Counselor corner, Scholarships
    3. ON FACEBOOK EHS COUNSELORS CONNECTIONS (posted weekly on Mondays as scholarships arrive)
    4. ON THE LIST OUTSIDE THE COUNSELORS OFFICE DOOR (entire list of all scholarships received - updated on Mondays)
    5. POSTED ON THE COWBOY CROSSING bulletin board by the vending machine behind the stairs
    Take a pic of the list often to see what's new! 

     

    ***REMINDER:  ONCE ACCEPTED TO A COLLEGE, ACCESS THEIR FINANCIAL AID TO GAIN ACCESS TO COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY MONEY AVAILABLE***

     

    2023-2024 SCHOLARSHIP LIST

     

    HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP

    HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP - Must have played 1 sport in High School

    Open to boys/girls with a 3.0 or higher weighted GPA

    Offering over $144,000 in scholarships across the country

    Applications online only - Deadline 10/17/23

     

    DAVID W. ROSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Must be going into Agriculture or an Ag related field.

    Applications in the files in your English class.  Due date 12/30/23.

    Please read the section on application instructions to make sure everything is included.

    Mail applications to the address on the form - do not return to Counselors office.

     

    HEB SCHOLARSHIP

    Awarding 15 - $2000 scholarships.  Must have a minimum of 3.3 GPA on 4.0 scale, community hours documented,

    letter of recommendation and an essay.  You don't have to work at HEB to apply.

    Deadline is 2/2/24.  Application online only.

    Click here for Scholarship Application

     

    ELEANOR BRACKENRIDGE LITERARY CLUB

    Available for Senior girls only.  Make sure you follow ALL instructions and turn it in exactly

    in the order requested.  Return to the Counselor's office by March 27, 2024.

     

    HOCCHEIM PRAIRIE SCHOLARSHIP

    Available to a Senior whose parents/grandparents have Hoccheim Insurance.

    Application in the files in your English class.  Mail application to the address on the form.

    Deadline is April 12, 2024.

     

    WILLIAM & LOMA HOBSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

    Available ONLY to Edna Seniors accepted to Texas State University in San Marcos.

    Information in the files in your English class.  There's no application to fill out.

    Simply contact the number on the information sheet to inquire about the scholarship.

     

    JACKSON COUNTY TEACHERS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

    Applicants, parents, grandparents or guardian must have an account with JCFTCU for at least 1 yr to apply

    Forms are in the files in your English class.  Return to the counselor's office by 4-19-2024.

     

    TERRY FOUNDATION

    For 'first time' college students in your family.  No SAT/ACT required.  Must be in top 25% of your class.

    Offering 320 scholarships that cover the cost of attendance for 4 years!

    To apply, ask your college financial aid office about this scholarship.  They will nominate you.

    Information in the files in your English class - info includes a list of participating 4 yr colleges.

     

    HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO - OPENS 12/15/23 online only

    **Change of date** - was opening 12/5 - now opening 12/15 - Must have FAFSA completed

    Must have SAT >950 OR ACT >19 and plan to go to college or trade school in Texas.

    You do not have to participate in the Houston show to apply!!!  Use a personal email, not your school email.

    Most of their scholarships are $20,000 (and Edna had a winner 2 years ago!)

    Click here:  www.hlsr.com, click scholarships/grants, then click how to apply.

    For the school official section, use: Renee Mitchell    rmitchell@ednaisd.org

    You must apply to this scholarship to apply for our local GO TEXAN scholarship.

     

    HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Must be going to a trade school in Texas to apply.  TSTC and WCJC receive funds every year for scholarships.

    Once accepted to either of those schools, ask the financial aid office about this scholarship.

    They will award the funds, but you have to ASK!  Info on the bulletin board by the vending machine.

     

    JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    Online only - scan the QR code on the poster in your English class or bulletin board by the vending machine.

    Must be a minority student, plan to attend a 4 yr college, have academic excellence and financial need.

    Deadline to apply is January 10, 2024.

     

    BRUCE & GLADYS WRIGHT CHARITABLE TRUST (Renewable scholarship)

    Good for every semester in college!!!  Award ranges from $750 - $3000 per semester

    Students must take at least 12 hours in college and maintain a 2.75 for renewable

    Forms in the files in your English class - Due April 1, 2024 to the counselor's office

     

    LARRY HORTON MEMORIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    Available to any student attending college, jr college or vocational school in Texas.  

    Application is now available in your English class scholarship file.

    Deadline is February 1, 2024 - return to the counselor's office.

     

    TEXAS RURAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

    Available to any student attending college, jr college, vocational school or enrolling in the military.

    Application link - click here 

    Deadline is March 1, 2024 - apply online only - awarding as many as 2 - $2000 scholarships

    Last year, a 2023 graduate received this scholarship!!!

     

    SURSUM CORDA FOUNDATION (IRA & MARGARET SKLAR)

    Available to any student going into a tech school or an Ag related field

    Application is in the files in your English class.  Awarding $2000.

    Deadline is April 1, 2024 - return applications to counselors office

     

    REGION 3 - EQUITABLE EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP

    Available to any student attending a 2 or 4 year school starting Fall 2024.

    Due date is Dec 18, 2023 - click here for link to apply

     

    REGION 3 - FIDELITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP

    Available to any student attending a 2 or 4 year school.

    Due date is Jan 11, 2024 - click here for link to apply

     

    REGION 3 - DREAM U.S. NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Open to any undocumented immigrant student with or without DACA or TPS who

    came to the United States before age 16 and before Nov 1, 2018.

    Pays tuition and fees up to $33,000 towards a 4yr Bachelor's degree

    Due date is Feb 29, 2024 - click here for link to apply

     

    DEWALT TRADES SCHOLARSHIP

    Must attend a 2-year trade school and have a minimum 2.0 GPA

    See flyer posted on the bulletin boards to see which trades are eligible for this scholarship.

    Click here for the application.  Due date is February 17, 2024 at 3pm

     

    SOUTH TEXAS FARM AND RANCH ACADEMIC AND OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

    Offering 28 different scholarships for students in Victoria and surrounding counties.

    Must be in top 50% of class and going into an Ag related field.

    Applications in the files in your English class or click here to print an application - there are 2 different applications

    Mail it directly to the donor before the due date - address on application - allow time for mail to deliver

    Due date - March 18, 2024.  Last year, EHS received $4000 in scholarships!

     

    GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

    Students are welcome to click this link for a list of general scholarships put out by bold.org

    These are general, so anyone in the country can apply - just thought I'd share

    Good luck :) - Ms. Renee'

     

    NEW SCHOLARSHIP:  EDNA HIGH SCHOOL AG MECH SCHOLARSHIP

    Must be going to a trade school.  Forms in your English class files.

    Return to Counselors Office by 4-1-24.

     

    TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST CATTLE RAISERS SCHOLARSHIP

    Must be going into an Ag related field of study such as Animal Science, PreVet, Ag Business,

    Range Management or Wildlife.  Must attend college in Texas or Oklahoma to be eligible.

    Apply here before February 2, 2024

     

    TDECU - TEXAS DOW EMPLOYEE CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

    Must have an account in good standing to apply.

    For students attending a trade school/ 2yr or 4yr school

    Apply online only - deadline 2/7/2024

     

    MASONIC CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP

    Must be affiliated with the Masons or have received help previously from the Masons.

    Attend a trade, 2yr or 4yr school.  Apply at www.mcfstx.org

    Click the scholarships tab at the top.  Awarding several $2500 scholarships. Deadline is April 30, 2024.

     

    ST. AGNES CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS SCHOLARSHIP and

    ST. AGNES FAMILY LIFE SCHOLARSHIP

    2 separate applications for these - Must be Catholic, attend St. Agnes church and CCD classes.

    Forms are available in your English classroom files starting 1-16-24.  Return to Counselor's office by 4/5/2024.

     

    XI ALPHA DELTA DELTA BETA SIGMA PHI

    Anyone can apply for this scholarship.  Forms are available in your English files starting 1-16-24.

    Return completed form to the Counselor's office - Rm 117 by 4/5/2024.

     

    JACKSON COUNTY GO TEXAN SCHOLARSHIP

    Must have applied for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo scholarship to be eligible to apply for this one.

    Forms are available in your English classroom files starting 1-16-24.

    Deadline is 4-1-2024.  Mail application to address listed on the last page of the application.

     

    LAVACA-NAVIDAD RIVER AUTHORITY/KAY FRELS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Anyone can apply for this scholarship.  Forms are available in your English class files starting 1-16-24.

    $4000 available for EHS + a chance at the $2000 Kay Frels scholarship.

    Mail to the address on the application - allow time for mail to deliver.

    Deadline is March 28, 2024 by 4:30pm

     

    VICTORIA ELECTRIC SCHOLARSHIP & SUMMER INTERNSHIP

    Offering 20 - $1500 scholarships - parents must be a member of Victoria Electric to qualify

    and live in the Victoria Electric Service area.  Deadline is March 1, 2024.

    Click here to apply for the scholarship - online only

    Victoria Electric also offers a Summer Internship - for information, click here

     

    INTEPLAST SCHOLARSHIP

    Available for Inteplast employee's children.  Deadline is March 22, 2024.

    Forms can be mailed or emailed to sescamilla@inteplast.com

    Click here for the online application or forms available in English class files to mail in.

     

    JOE & MARGARET HERMES SCHOLARSHIP

    Anyone can apply for this scholarship.  Due March 18 by 5pm (that's the day we get back from Spring Break)

    Fill out the form and then email it to the address at the top of the form - ashlitaylor8@gmail.com

    If you need help, we can scan it to your email and then you can send from there.

    The applications are in your English class files

     

    GERLOFF RESTORE SCHOLARSHIP 

    Anyone can apply.  Must have 3.0> GPA.

    Offering several $1000 scholarships.  Application in your English classroom files. 

    Mail application to the address on the form by April 15, 2024.  Allow time for mail to deliver by the deadline.

     

     

    CAPITAL FARM CREDIT 

    Must be going into an Ag related field. 

    Application click here.  Deadline to apply is March 29, 2024.

    (in the application, when it asks for your “market zone”, click South Tx Region)

     

    MEADIE PUMPHREY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Anyone can apply.  Application is in the files in your English class.  Return to Ms. Renee’s room 117 by 4-1-24.

     

    HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND 

    Online only.  Click here to apply. 

    Must be Hispanic, have 3.0> GPA, attend a 4yr school, completed your FAFSA. 

    Awarding $500-$5000 scholarships.  No essay to write.

     

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP 

    Must be a child, grand child or great grand child of a Legion member of the Ganado Unit #346. 

    Must have taken the SAT or ACT.  Applications in files in English class.  Return to Ms. Renee’s office by 3/28/24.

     

    AMERICAN LEGION “CHILDREN OF WARRIORS” SCHOLARSHIP 

    Apply online only.   

    Must be direct descendants of a veteran that served any time after 1941. 

    Must show at least 50 hours of community service.  www.legion-aux.org/scholarships

     

    TEXAS TELEPHONE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP -  

    Offering 6 - $8000 scholarships ($2000/yr) for students attending a 4yr school starting Fall 2024. 

    Must have 3.0> GPA.  Special consideration given for students going into Math, Education, Business, Technology, Engineering or Computer Science. 

    Forms in the files OR online. On the website, click TTA tab at the top, then click Education and Research tab for application.

    Deadline is March 31 (allow time if mailing application).

     

    JESSICA SPRING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

    Open to Senior female athletes with a                

    3.25> unweighted GPA and plans to attend trade school, jr college or college in the

    state of Texas.  Awarding $2500.  Forms in your English files.  Return to Ms. Renee’s Room.

    Due April 1, 2024

     

     

    JACKSON COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS SCHOLARSHIP 

    Need to be pursuing a degree               

    in horticulture, floral design, nutritionist, landscaping or an ag related field.  Forms in

    your English files.  Return to the address on the application.  Due 4-12-2024.

     

     

    UNITED AG COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP 

    Need to the a child/grandchild of a member

    or employee of United Ag.  Forms in your English files.  Return to the address on the form.

     

     

    EDNA ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

    Anyone can apply.  Forms in your English classroom files.

    Return completed forms to Ms. Renee's room by March 25, 2024.

     

    V.L. & J.H. ROBINSON CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – RENEWABLE!!!! 

    Good for up to 8 semesters of college.  Anyone can apply – trade school students highly encouraged to apply. 

    Follow all directions carefully.  Forms in your English class files.

    Return to Ms. Renee’ by 3-20-24. Don’t miss the deadline because Ms. Renee’ has to do a 1 page essay on each student that applies. 

    Last year, we were awarded over $130,000 to over 30 students!!!

     

    ALPHA SIGMA PSI OF BETA SIGMA PHI SCHOLARSHI

    Anyone can apply.  Forms in  your English classroom files.  Return to Ms. Renee’s Room by 4-22-24

     

    TEXAS BUILDERS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 

    Scan the QR code on the bulletin board in your English classroom. 

    For students going into construction or a construction related

    field.  Due date is 4/19/2024.

     

     

    DUAL CREDIT STUDENTS GOING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS @ AUSTIN OR TEXAS A&M

    UNIVERSITY @ COLLEGE STATION - VICTORIA COLLEGE FOUNDATION is offering 4 - $3500

    scholarships.  Applications are available at www.victoriacollege.edu/scholarships.  Must

    have completed 24 dual credit hours and transferring to UT or TAMU.  Due date 4/1/24

     

     

    GOING TO WCJC? 

    Go to www.wcjc.edu, click financial aid and then click scholarships.

    Fill out 1 FORM FOR ALL THEIR SCHOLARSHIPS!!!  Must be accepted to apply.

    Multiple scholarships available and you only fill out 1 form...Due date 4/1/24

     

     

    ORTIZ-HERNANDEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

    Anyone can apply!!!  Forms are in your English classroom files.  Return to Counselor’s office.

    Due date 4/1/24

     

     

    VPEN SCHOLARSHIP 

    Senior girls only.  Must have 2.75> and going to a 2yr or 4yr school.

    Scholarships range from $1000 - $2000.  Get the info out of the files in your English class

    and email the contact highlighted in yellow to get directions for the application.

    Due 5/15/24

     

    CARSON LAW FIRM – CARSON CARES SCHOLARSHIP 

    Awarding $2500 to a student going to a 4yr school in Texas.  Click the link to apply

    Application open until 4/18/2024

     

     

    REGION 3 FUTURE TEACHERS SCHOLARSHIP 

    Awarding several $1000 scholarships for anyone going into education. 

    Scan the QR code on the bulletin board in your English class or visit:  www.esc3.net/R3Scholarship for more details.

    Deadline is 3/29/2024.

     

    JACKSON COUNTY RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL SCHOLARSHIP 

    Anyone can apply!       

    Forms are in your English classroom files.  Return to Ms. Renee’s office by 3/21/2024.

     

    JACKSON COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP

    Parent must be a member to apply.          

    Forms are in your English classroom files.  Return application and attachments to

    Ms. Renee’s office.  Due date = 4/19/2024

     

    ​Scholarship applications commonly ask students to provide the following documents:  (INCLUDE ONLY WHAT THEY ASK FOR)

    • High school transcript 
    • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT...etc)
    • Financial aid forms, such as the FAFSA or CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
    • Parents' financial information, including tax returns 
    • One or more essays 
    • One or more letters of recommendation (ask for these early and it is best to provide the person writing the letter with a resume or list of accomplishments) 
    • A small photo 
    • Proof of eligibility for the scholarship (for example, proof of membership in a certain group)