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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)
    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***

    FREE MONEY

     

    CURRENT LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2022-2023
     
     

    HEB SCHOLARSHIPS – Awarding 15 - $2000 scholarships.  Must have GPA >3.3                                                        

    5 scholarships in Athletics, 5 in Academic & 5 in Music. Due 2/3/23 - online application

    Apply online:  www.sportsinaction.com/scholarship or ask Ms. Renee’ to forward link 

     

     

    COCA-COLA SCHOLARS – Awarding 150 - $20,000 scholarships. Due Oct 31 - online                                                                   

    https://studentscholarships/org/scholarship/8846/coca_cola_scholars_program

     

     

    HEISMAN HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS - $1000 - $10,000 scholarships.  Must have >3.0                        

    Due 10/18 - online.  Apply online:  www.heismanscholarship.com

     

     

    CATHOLIC LIFE INSURANCE SCHOLARSHIP – Awarding 35 - $1000 scholarships                                  

    Must be Catholic Life Insurance member with current policy. Due March 1, 2023

    Application in scholarship file.  Mail application to address on the back of the application   

     

     

    HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION - $6000/semester ($48,000 possible)                                             

    3.5> GPA, go to 4yr college, work 240 hours prior to enrolling in college,

    Family income <$85,000, provide a FAFSA, no felony convictions

    See website on back on brochure to apply, create account first, then click application

    Due 12/1/22 - apply online

     

    WEEK OF 10-3 THRU 10-7 - NO NEW SCHOLARSHIPS ARRIVED

     

    WEEK OF 10-10 THRU 10-14 

     HOCHHEIM PRAIRIE SCHOLARSHIP Parent/grandparent or guardian must be a policyholder       

    of Hochheim Prairie Insurance and reside within Branch 166 Area.  Mail to address

    on the application by the due date.  Due date:  April 29, 2023    APPLICATION IN SCHOLARSHIP FILE    

     

     

     

     

    WEEK OF 10-17 THRU 10-21

      

    BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIP - open to any Senior with a 2.0> GPA - Due date is Dec 15, 2022

    Go to burgerkingscholars.com to apply - Info in scholarship file - APPLICATION ONLINE ONLY                                                                   

     

    WEEK OF 10-24 - 10-28

    DAVID W. ROSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - for Seniors majoring in Agriculture or Consumer Science

    Due date in March 31, 2023 - Mail the form to address on the application.  Must enroll in a 4yr college.

     

    WEEK OF 10-31 - 11-4

    EDNA ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP available to students attending college or trade school. 

    Applications in your Senior English classroom files.

    Due April 3, 2023 - return application to the counselors office when complete. 

     

    WEEK OF 11-7 - 11-11

    LARRY HORTON MEMORIAL for Seniors going to trade school or college.  All you turn in is the

    application...do not attach other information.  Return application to counselors office by 2-1-23.

    Applications in the Scholarship file in your English class.  If you'd rather do an online application,

    email Ms. Renee and she'll forward the application:   rmitchell@ednaisd.org

     

    NEW SCHOLARSHIP:  SOUTH TEXAS TRANSPORTATION for any Senior going to UH-V or Victoria College

    and majoring in transportation or engineering related field.  Students can apply even if they haven't been

    accepted yet.  Applications in the file in your English class.  HURRY - Deadline is 11-28-2022

     

    WEEK OF 12/12 - 12/16

    NEW SCHOLARSHIP:  Texas Rural Education Association for Seniors going to trade school or college.

    Application online:  email rmitchell@ednaisd.org and link will be forwarded

    Awarding $56,000 in awards and up to 2 Edna students can be chosen

    Deadline March 9, 2023

     

    WILLIAM & LOMA HOBSON SCHOLARSHIP

    Must be accepted to Texas State University for Fall 2023.  

    Information in the files in your English class - for EHS students only!

    Recurring scholarship - can be renewed each year.  Contact TxState directly.

     

    NEW SCHOLARSHIP @ EHS:  COUNTRY CUTTERS in Memory of Eddie Hajek Scholarship

    Awarding $500 for any student pursuing Cosmetology or Barber school.  

    Deadline April 1, 2023 - return applications to the Counselor's office.  Applications in English class files.

     

    HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO - Tons of money available.  Don't have to show an animal to apply.

    Application online only.  Get instructions in the file in your English class.  DEADLINE:  1/31/23.

    Last year, we had a student receive a $20,000 scholarship from EHS!!!

    If you want to apply for the local GO TEXAN scholarship, you had to have applied for the Houston Livestock Show s'ship.

     

    WEEK OF 1/2 - 1/6

    TEXAS DOW EMPLOYEE CREDIT UNION (TDECU) SCHOLARSHIP

    Open to those planning to attend college or trade school and be a member of TDECU in good standing.

    Applications are online and the information is in your Senior English classroom

    Deadline is February 7. 

     

     

    WEEK OF 1/9 - 1/13  - The next 14 scholarships will be available Friday, Jan 13 to allow students to work on them on Jan 16 (off day)

     

    JACKSON COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS SCHOLARSHIP - must have be or currently in 4H or FFA.

    Good for students going to college or trade school.  Return application to Counselor's office by April 14, 2023.

     

    NEW SCHOLARSHIP:  CHARLES M. & ALLIE M. DUGGER SCHOLARSHIP - good for college or trade school. 

    Emphasis on financial need - return application to Counselor's office by April 1, 2023.

     

    ORTIZ-HERNANDEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - good for college for trade school.

    Return forms to the Counselor's office by April 1, 2023.

     

    MARVIN D. MARTIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Can use for college or trade school.

    Return applications to the Counselor's office by April 28, 2023.

     

    SOUTH TEXAS FARM AND RANCH ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP - for Seniors going to college and majoring in an Ag field.

    Must be in top 1/3 of graduating class.  Several scholarships awarded.  Return application to the address on the form by March 20, 2023.

     

    SOUTH TEXAS FARM AND RANCH OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP - for Seniors going to college and majoring in an Ag field.

    Must be in top HALF of graduating class.  Several scholarships awarded.  Return application to the address on the form by March 20, 2023.

     

    C.O. & KITTIE FENNER SCHOLARSHIP - for any Senior going to college or trade school.

    Return the application to the Counselor's office by April 1, 2023.

     

    BRUCE & GLADYS WRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP - for any Senior going to college or trade school.  Must have 3.0 GPA or higher to apply.

    Return applications to the Counselor's office by April 23, 2023.

     

    JACKSON COUNTY ELECTRIC SCHOLARSHIP - for any Senior going to college or trade school.  Parent must be a member of Jackson Co Electric

    with an account in good standing.  Applications are taken directly to the Jackson Co. Electric office by March 9, 2023.

     

    CITIZENS STATE BANK - open to any graduating Senior.  Student or parent must have an account at Citizen's State Bank.  

    Return the applications to the Counselor's office by April 3, 2023.

     

    ST. AGNES CATHOLIC FAMILY LIFE SCHOLARSHIP - open to any Senior for college or trade school.

    Must be Catholic to apply.  Return applications to the Counselor's office by March 24, 2023.

     

    XI ALPHA DELTA DELTA BETA SIGMA PHI - Open to any graduating Senior.

    Return applications to the Counselor's office by March 24, 2023.

     

    NEW SCHOLARSHIP:  MEADIE PUMPHREY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - awarding 2 - $800 scholarships to any Senior

    going to college or trade school.  Return applications to the Counselor's office by April 1, 2023.

     

    LAVACA-NAVIDAD RIVER AUTHORITY SCHOLARSHIP - Awarding 14 scholarships in different amounts to Seniors for

    college or trade school.  Return application to the address on the forms by March 31, 2023.

     

    DON PRINCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Must have been in boys athletics in high school.  Good for college or

    trade school.  Return application to the counselor's office by April 1, 2023.

     

     

    WEEK OF JAN 16 - 20

    JACKSON COUNTY GO TEXAN SCHOLARSHIP - Must have applied for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo scholarship to apply for this one.

    Can be used for trade school, jr college or college.  Mail the applications to the address on the form.  Due 4-1-2023.

     

    ST. AGNES CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS SCHOLARSHIP - Must be Catholic and attend St. Agnes Church.  Can be used for Jr College, trade school

    or college.  Return applications to the counselor's office by 3-24-2023.

     

    JESSICA SPRING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Must have participated in Girls Athletics in HS, have a GPA 3.25 or higher, offering 1 - $3000

    scholarship paid out $1500/semester.  Good for college, jr college or trade school in Texas.  Return applications to the counselor's office

    by 4-13-2023.

     

    IRA & MARGARET SKLAR SCHOLARSHIP - Open to Seniors that participated in Ag classes in HS.  Offering $2000 - trade school students

    strongly encouraged to apply.  Return applications to the counselor's office by 4-1-2023.

     

    BRUCE & BLADYS WRIGHT - FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH - Must have an overall "B" average and attend FUMC.  Send applications to 

    the address on the form by 4-27-2023.  Good for trade schools, jr college or college.

     

    JACKSON COUNTY YOUTH FAIR SCHOLARSHIP - Must have been involved with the Jackson Co Youth Fair while in high school.  Can be used

    at trade school, jr college or college.  Mail applications directly to the address on the form by 3-31-2023.

     

    ELEANOR BRACKENRIDGE LITERARY SCHOLARSHIP - awarded to Senior Girls to use at trade school, jr college or college.  FOLLOW ALL

    DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY before returning to the Counselor's office by 3-31-2023.

     

    NEW SCHOLARSHIP:  TEXAS TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION - offering 6 - 4yr scholarships at $2000/yr for a total of $8000 over 4 years.

    Must have 3.0 GPA or higher, attend a TExas college or university and go into Math, Business, Education, Technology, Engineering or Computer Science.

    FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY.  Mail applications to the address on the form by 3-31-2023.  Can also apply online:  www.tta.org

     

    VICTORIA EXPRESS PROFESSIONAL NETWORK (VPEN) SCHOLARSHIP - offering 2 IMPACT scholarships and 1 OUTRIGHT GRANT to a student going to

    a 4 yr college.  Please email the address on the flier found in the scholarship file to receive your instructions for applying.  Deadline 5-15-2023.

     

    AVAILABLE WEEK OF JAN 30

    AMERICAN LEGION GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP - Must be the child, grandchild or great grandchild of a veteran.  Return your applications to the address

    on the form by 3-24-2023.

     

    AMERICAN LEGION PAST PRESIDENTS SCHOLARSHIP - Must be the child, grandchild or great grandchild of a veteran.  Return your applications to the

    address on the form by 3-24-2023.

     

    AMERICAN LEGION LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP - Must have a parent, grandparent or great grandparent that is a member of the American Legion Post 

    in Ganado.  Return applications to the counselor's office by 3-24-2023.

     

    V.L. & J.H. ROBINSON CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - Awards range from $250 - $5000.  Please make sure and follow all directions carefully.

    Good for college, jr college or trade school.  Must maintain 2.5 GPA on a 12 hr semester.  Scholarship is renewable if cumulative GPA remains 2.75> in college.

    Return completed applications to the Counselor's office by 3-23-2023.  Absolutely no late applications accepted.

     

    EDNA MASONIC LODGE SCHOLARSHIP - Offering $1000 to be used at college, jr college or trade school.  Email the application directly to the donor.

    Email address on the application.  Deadline is 4-15-2023.

     

    GERLOFF RESTORE SCHOLARSHIP - Offering several $1000 scholarships to students to use at college, jr college or trade school.  Need to have 3.0> GPA.

    Mail applications directly to the donor by 4-15-2023.

     

    JACKSON COUNTY RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL SCHOLARSHIP - Good for students attending college, jr college or trade school.  Applications in the 

    scholarship file in your English class. Return completed forms to the counselor's office by 3-24-2023.

     

    NEW SCHOLARSHIP - JACKSON COUNTY RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL - IN MEMORY OF NANCY MELTON SCHOLARSHIP - Eligible students should have 

    been in Athletics while in high school and plan to go into Education.  $1000 scholarship offered.  Return completed forms to the counselor's office by 3-24-2023.

    Good for students attending jr college and plan to transfer to a 4 year, OR those going to 4 yr college after graduation.

     

    AVAILABLE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 6

    UNITED AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP - Must be the child/grandchild of a member or employee of United Agricultural Cooperative.

    Please mail the application to the address on the form by March 31, 2023

     

    INTEPLAST GROUP, LOLITA, TX SCHOLARSHIP - Must be the child of an Inteplast employee.  Follow directions carefully.  Students can use paper applications

    or email rmitchell@ednaisd.org to get an online application.  All applications should be returned to the address or email address on the form by March 24, 2023.

     

    JACKSON COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP - Parent must be a member of Farm Bureau.  Return applications to the counselor's office by

    April 9, 2023.  Applications in the scholarship file in your English class.

     

     

     

     

     

     
     

    GATHERING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION MATERIALS

    ​Scholarship applications commonly ask students to provide the following documents: 

    • 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)