LISTS OF AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE FOUND:1. IN THE "SHOW ME THE MONEY" FOLDER IN THE FRONT OFFICE - (forms available)2. ONLINE (Forms online - if incidated to apply online)Go to ednaisd.org, click on our schools, click Edna High School, Counselor corner, Scholarships3. ON FACEBOOK EHS COUNSELORS CONNECTIONS (posted as scholarships arrive)4. ON THE LIST OUTSIDE THE COUNSELORS OFFICE DOOR (entire list of all scholarships received)Take a pic of the list often to see what's new!
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TO GAIN ACCESS TO COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY MONEY AVAILABLE***CURRENT LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2021-2022JACKSON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIPSeveral $1000 scholarships awarded to sons/daughters of members with active accountsDeadline 5pm - March 10, 2022Forms in the Show me the Money Folder in the officeApplications should be sent to the Bay City or Edna officeLABORATORY SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP$500 for a student interested in working in a lab setting in health careDeadline March 1, 2022 - turn applications in to the front officeForms in the Show me the Money Folder in the officeVICTORIA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS1 form qualifies for over 100 scholarships availableApply online: Victoria.College.edu/ScholarshipsMust attend Victoria College Fall 2022Priority deadline March 10, 2022ELEANOR BRACKENRIDGE LITERARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPScholarship awarded to a Senior girlApplications in the Show me the Money folder in the officePlease follow the instructions they provide carefullyAwarding 12 - $500 scholarshipsReturn forms to the front office -- Deadline is March 24, 2022C.O. and KITTIE FENNER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPAwarding between $6000-$9000 in scholarships this yearLast year we received 3 very nice scholarships for our SeniorsForms in the office -- Deadline is March 30, 2022
IRA and MARGARET SKLAR SCHOLARSHIPScholarship open to a Senior Ag or Senior Welding studentForms in the office -- Deadline is March 30, 2022HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATIONNeed 3.75gpa, enroll at 4yr college in Fall, work 240 hours prior to enrolling in college, provide FAFSA and be Pell Grant eligible. For Seniors that need substantial financial need to attend college. Scholarship is renewable up to $48,000.Apply online: www.hsfmo.org Deadline is Dec 1, 2021EVERARD and BERTHA DELL McDOWELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP$1000 scholarship for a Senior going into the field of educationForms in the front office - Deadline is March 30, 2022HEB COMMUNITY SERVICE EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMAwarding 15 - $2000 scholarships (5 in Band, 5 in Academics, 5 in Athletics)Apply online: https://www.sportsinaction.com/scholarshipDeadline January 28, 2022CITIZENS STATE BANK SCHOLARSHIPAwarding 1 - $1000 scholarship. Parent or student must have account with Citizens State Bank.Applications in the front office Show Me the Money Folder. Deadline is April 1, 2022.BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIPAwarding between $1,000 and $50,000 to a student that works at Burger King or has a parentthat works at Burger King. Must have at least 2.5GPA on 4.0 scaleApply online: bk-scholars.comHOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO SCHOLARSHIPSAwarding over $14 million to area students in over 800 scholarships, most worth $20,000 each(Having shown an animal is not a requirement)A full list of scholarships is available online or email Ms. Renee: email@example.com for a listTexas 4H and FFA students encouraged to apply - over 140 scholarships available to these members at $20,000 eachApply online: clsr.com Click: education support Click: scholarships Click: applyWill require completed FAFSA and an ACT or SAT scoreOpens December 1, 2021 and closes February 1, 2022LARRY HORTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPAwaring over $7500 in scholarships this year to students enrolling in a Texas college or vocational school.Applications will ask for SAT/ACT and TSI scoresForms in the Front office folder - Deadline February 1, 2022TEXANA CHAPTER OF DAUGHTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS SCHOLARSHIPAwarding $500 - student must enroll in a Texas college and use the scholarship within 1 year of receiving it.Proof of registration must be mailed before money is awarded.Forms in the front office folder - Deadline February 10 @ 3pmSOUTH TEXAS FARM & RANCH SHOW SCHOLARSHIPAwarding 12 scholarships ranging from $1250-$1750 to students pursuing a degree that supports the agriculture industryMust be in top 1/3 of graduating class and enrolling in college or trade school.Apply online: http://southtexasfarmandranchshow.com/resources/scholarshipsDeadline March 21, 2022HEB SCHOLARSHIPMust have a 3.3 GPA or higher - 5 scholarships in each: athletics, academics, music$2000 per scholarshipwww.sportsinaction.com/scholarshipJACKSON COUNTY YOUTH FAIRApplications in the "Show Me the Money Folder" in the front officeApplications need to be mailed in to the address on the applicationDeadline is April 1, 2020TDECU SCHOLARSHIPMust be enrolling in 2yr, technical or 4yr schoolApply online at tdecu.org/scholarshipDeadline is February 7 by 3:00pmJACKSON COUNTY FEDERAL TEACHERS CREDIT UNIONApplicant, Parent, Grandparent or Guardian must be a member for 1 year to qualify for the scholarshipForms are in the "Show me the money" folder in the front officeDeadline is April 22, 2022EDNA ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPFor graduating Seniors attending a college, university or technical school.Make sure you complete the essay on the back of the application.Forms in the Show me the Money Folder - Deadline is April 1, 2022ST. AGNES CATHOLIC FAMILY LIFE SCHOLARSHIPForms in the front office. Deadline is April 1, 2022ST. AGNES CATHOLIC DAUGHTER SCHOLARSHIPTo be eligible: student must be a member of St. Agnes and attend CCD ClassesForms in the front office - Deadline is April 1, 2022ALPHA DELTA DELTA BETA SCHOLARHIP APPLICATIONForms in the front office. Deadline is April 1, 2022LAVACA-NAVIDAD RIVER AUTHORITY SCHOLARSHIP AND KAY FRELS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPAwarding 4 - $1000 scholarship to Edna Seniors AND 1 - $2000 scholarship (Kay Frels Memorial)Forms in the front office.Deadline is March 31 and must be mailed to the address on the application.ORTIZ-HERNANDEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPForms in the Front office - must attend college or trade school in Texas.Does not require transcript, letters of recommendation or photos.Awarding (1) $1,000 scholarship - Deadline is April 1, 2022.VICTOR RODRIGUEZ SCHOLARSHIPForms in the Front office - offering (1) $500 scholarshipDeadline is March 21, 2022 - return forms to the front officeMARVIN D. MARTIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPForms in the front office - Deadline is April 28thHOCCHEIM PRAIRIE SCHOLARSHIPParent or grandparent must have Hoccheim Insurance to be eligible.Forms in the front office - Deadline is April 15, 2022Must mail the form to the address on the application.JOE AND MARGARET HERMES FAMILY SCHOLARSHIPAwarding 2 - $1000 scholarships for Seniors attending college or tech school.Forms in the front office - need to fill out form and email it to the address on the applicationDue date is March 21 by 5pmCAPTIAL FARM CREDIT SCHOLARSHIPApplicant must have educational plans in a field realted to agriculture or natural resources(EX: Ag communications, Ag Eco/Business, Ag Education, Wildlife or Ranch Management)Forms in the front office - need to be mailed or delivered to the address on the applicationMust currently have a "B" average. Deadline is April 6, 2022BRUCE AND GLADYS WRIGHT CHARITABLE TRUST SCHOLARSHIPScholarship is $750 to a maximum of $3000 per semester. A minimum of 2.75GPA is required.Forms in the front office - Due date is April 1, 2022TEXAS FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIPMust be a Texas Farm Bureau member and a myTFB account to apply18 scholarships available - each has different requirementsApply online at: my.texasfarmbureau.orgDeadline is midnight, March 1, 2022JAKE NEUMANN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPThis scholarship is funded by the Barracho de Pascado Fishing Tournament on March 10-12.Volunteer to work this tournament - Call Diane Neumann at 361-771-5741Forms for the scholarship are in the front office and the deadline is April 15, 2022Mail the form to the address listed on the applicationSOUTH TEXAS FARM AND RANCH SHOW SCHOLARSHIPApply online: https://southtexasfarmandranchshow.com/resources/scholarshipsDeadline is March 21, 2022
American Legion Auxiliary Unit #346 Scholarship
Must have taken SAT or ACT, have a parent, grandparent or great-grandparent who is a member of the Hillyard-Yoas American Legion Post #346 or Auxiliary Unit No. 346 of Ganado for at least one year prior to applying. Must have scholastic and academic achievements and extracurricular and community involvement. Enroll in a full time trade school, junior college or university for Fall 2022. Forms in the office - due April 1, 2022 - Return forms to front office.
American Legion Past President Parley Scholarship
Must plan to study in the health care/medicine field. Applicant should be the child, grandchild or great grandchild of a veteran. Selection based on financial need. Forms in the office - Due May 1, 2022 - Return form to front office.
American Legion General Scholarship
Applicants should be a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a veteran who served in WW1, or any time after December 12, 1941 in any war/conflict. Forms in the front office - Due date March 31, 2022. Application should be mailed to the address on the form.GERLOFF RESTORE SCHOLARSHIPThe Gerloff Company is offering multiple $1000 scholarships to students with a 3.0> GPA.EISD partners with the Gerloff Company which qualifies our students to apply.Forms in the front office or apply online: firstname.lastname@example.orgApplications need to be mailed to address on the form - Deadline April 15, 2022VICTORIA COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPOne form qualifies you for over 100 scholarships on campus.Must be accepted to VC for Fall 22. Priority deadline is March 10, 2022.Use your student ID to log into the Pirate Portal. Click Financial Aid and Scholarships.Click on Scholarship Application and choose 22-23 Scholarship applicationGEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPApplicant must have a family member that attended Carver school before integration.Pays $250/semester for the first year of schoolForms in the front office - Deadline April 15, 2022Return forms to the office or mail to the address on the applicationJESSICA SPRING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPAwarding 1 - $3000 scholarship to a Senior femal athlete - payable $1500/semester upon proof of enrollmentMinimum 3.25 non-weighted GPA. Must attend trade school, jr college or college in the state of Texas.Need 2 reference letters: one from a teacher and one from a Coach of a sport you played in high schoolForms in the front office - Deadline April 13, 2022JACKSON COUNTY RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL SCHOLARSHIPForms available in the front office - late applications not acceptedDeadline March 25, 2022 - return forms to EHS front officeALPHA SIGNMA PSI of BETA SIGMA PHI SCHOLARSHIPForms in the front office - Deadline March 22,2022Return forms to the front officeDON PRINCE EDNA YOUTH FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIPForms in the front office - Deadline April 1, 2022Return forms to the front officeINDEPENDENT CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION STEFFANY LYNN SKLAR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPForms in the front office - Deadline April 15Forms should be directly mailed to the address on the applicationApplicants should be the child or grandchild of a member of theIndependent Cattlemen's Association in good standing.TILF - TEXAS INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPMust have participated in State level UIL Academic, Debate, One Act Play or Theatrical Design at least1 year during high school. Must attend college in Texas and have taken the SAT or ACT.Apply online: www.tilfoundationMarch 1 - May 13W.H. AND THELMA MERCER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPAwarding at least 2 - $1000 scholarships to students attending trade school/vocational or collegePriority given to those attending trade or vocational trainingForms in the Front office - Deadline March 11, 2022JACKSON COUNTY A&M CLUB SCHOLARSHIPAvailable for a Senior that has been accepted to Texas A&M University - College StationApplications should be mailed directly to the address on the form.Deadline April 15, 2022HUGH LAWSON and JENNIE GAYLE WHITE SCHOLARSHIPAwarding 1 - $500 scholarship to a graduating Edna Senior.Must have already been accepted to college to apply.Drop off applications at the EHS Office or mail directly to address on the formDeadline April 15, 2022VPEN IMPACT SCHOLARSHIPFemale student with 2.75 GPA or higher that lives in Jackson County.Awarding $1000 for trade/vocational school and $2000 for college/universityPick up directions on how to apply in the front officeDeadline May 15, 2022JACKSON COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIPAvailable to students of current members. Awarding 1 - $500 scholarship.Forms in the front office. Return forms to the office or mail to address on the application.Deadline April 11, 2022V.L. & J.H. ROBINSON CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPAvailable for students through 8 years of college - Awarding between $250 - $5000 per semesterForms available in the office - Return to the address listed on the applicationDeadline March 31, 2022KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SCHOLARSHIPApplicants must be practicing Catholics and will need the signature of your pastor.Forms are in the front office - Deadline is April 8, 2022 - Return forms to EHS front officeDAVID W. ROSE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPApplicant should be involved in 4H or FFA Activities and plan to major in Agriculture or Consumer ScienceApplications are in the front office and should bemailed to the address listed or emailed to: DWRscholarship@gmail.comDeadline April 1, 2022.NEW SCHOLARSHIP - UNITED AG COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIPMust be the child or grandchild of a member or employee of United Ag CooperativeForms available in the office - Deadline is March 31, 2022Forms should be mailed directly to the address on the applicationDON PRINCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPMust have participated in Athletics in high school to applyForms in the front office - Deadline April 1, 2022Return completed forms to front officeNEW SCHOLARSHIP - HERMAN GONZALES MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPAwarding 2 - $500 scholarships to 1 female and 1 male athleteForms in the office - Deadline March 31, 2022Return completed applications to the front officeGO TEXAN SCHOLARSHIPMust have applied to for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo scholarship to be eligible for this scholarshipForms in the front office and deadline is April 1Return completed applications to the front office.TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY SCHOOLSAwarding 9 - $1000 scholarships to graduating SeniorsApply online only: TASCnet.org - CLICK on Scholarships - CLICK apply 2022 ScholarshipsThen check the scholarships you're interested in applying for.Deadline April 3, 2022 - online application onlyNEW SCHOLARSHIP - FORD DRIVING DREAMS SCHOLARSHIPOne Edna High School Senior will be awarded a $2000 scholarship from the Ford Motor CompanyEdna HS was selected to participate this yearYou must be accepted by a 2yr or 4yr school, have 1 letter of recommendation and a 3.0 GPA or higherApplication is online at: www.FordDrivingDreams.comHandouts about the scholarship available in the front officeDeadline 3-31-2022CODY ELLISON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPForms available in the front office - return completed applications to the front officeDeadline April 29, 2022EDNA MASONIC LODGE #767 SCHOLARSHIPAwarding 3 - $2000 scholarships - Forms in the front officeReturn forms to the front office - Deadline April 30, 2022NEW THIS YEAR: CAROLYN BARRON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPAwarded to a Senior going to trade school or College in TexasForms in the front office - Due April 20 by 3pmReturn applications to the front officeJACKSON COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPAwarding 1 - $1500 scholarship to a Senior with at least a 2.5 GPA interested in a careerin Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice. Student must NOT have been arrested.Must live in Jackson County or go to a Jackson County High School.Applications in the front office - Return applications to the address on the formDeadline April 29, 2022MASONIC CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES OF TEXAS SCHOLARSHIP$2500 scholarship available for students attending college or trade schoolForms in the front office. Priority given to those with Masonic affiliations.Mail applications to address listed on the form.Deadline April 30, 2022TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF SPORTS OFFICIALS SCHOLARSHIPSOffering 10 - $1000 scholarships (in the Houston Area) to a football player, manager ortrainer and NOT be on an athletic scholarship attending college.Forms in the front office and they need to be scanned and emailed to: s-dlawfirm.comDeadline May 15, 2022
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)