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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Are you applying for scholarships?  There are many out there; you can't receive them if you don't apply!
 
Local and State Scholarships
 
  • Texas Farm Bureau Scholarships- Due by March 1, 2019.  Must be a member of a Texas Farm Bureau family.  Three different scholarships available.  Visit http://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/ to apply. 
  • West Texas AGC Scholarship- Due by March 31, 2019.  Must be seeking a two or four-year degree in a construction related field.  Application is found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_usQ4JuIzpJdm91a0JxSEowdVNUWThpRGt3MVBpaXItRlJn/view
  • Nolan County Foundation Scholarship- Due by April 1, 2019.  Go to https://cfabilene.academicworks.com/ to apply. 
  • Taylor Telecom Scholarship- Due by April 1, 2019.  Please submit your application to Mrs. Coalson by Monday, March 25 to be mailed. Parent or guardian must have active service with Taylor Telecom. 
  • Big Country Iris & Daylily Society Scholarship- Due by April 2, 2019.  Must be majoring in Horticulture or Agriculture.  See Mrs. Coalson for an application. 
  • CJ Macon Scholarship Fund- A scholarship honoring Carrissa Joy Macon (CJ). Must turn in the application and the essay by Tuesday, April 9, 2019 to Mrs. Coalson. 
  • Taylor Electric Scholarship- Must mail application, essay and other supporting documents before April 5, 2019.  To apply, your home must be powered by Taylor Electric Company. https://taylorelectric.com/community/scholarship/
 
 
** For an updated list of local scholarships in the Abilene area which you may be eligible for, please visit https://cfabilene.academicworks.com/.  Fill out the General Application and apply to scholarship opportunities for which you are eligible.  You will need to answer specific questions for each scholarship opportunity to apply for that scholarship. 
** For an updated list of Texas scholarships, see https://scholarshipbuddytexas.com/scholarships.
** For an updated list of state scholarships which you may be eligible for, you can also visit https://austincf.academicworks.com/.
 

National Scholarships

 
  • National Beta Scholarship Program- Applications are due by January 24, 2019.  Visit betaclub.org/scholarship for more information.
  • America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship- due by February 1, 2019.  Got to FFA.org/scholarships to apply. 
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund- due by March 31, 2019.  Go to https://www.hsf.net/ for more information. 
 
 
Scholarship Help and Advice
 
Want more information about scholarships and the best way to get this FREE money?  Check out these informational videos:
 
Searching for Scholarships 101 Video Courses: https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-video-course
Included Videos:
  • What are Scholarships?
  • What Are the Different Kinds of Scholarships?
  • How to Find Scholarships
  • How to Apply for Scholarships - Essay Tips
  • How to Apply for Scholarships - Letter of Recommendation Tips
  • Avoiding Scholarship Scams
 
Financial Aid and Loans
 
 
Free Application for Federal Student Aid 
 
Personal Finance 101 Video Course: The course was designed for incoming college students, by current college students. This video can be used to help students better understand personal finance, budgeting, banking, and financial aid. https://lendedu.com/blog/college-personal-finance-course

 Financial Aid Hotline:  Free text-in service designed to quickly answer any question related to financial aid, grants, scholarships, and student loans. Simply text-in your financial aid questions  to (302) 278-4037. For more information, visit https://lendedu.com/blog/text-in-hotline/.
 
Preparing, Applying, and Paying for College: