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More than 100 scholarship funds at the San Antonio Area Foundation contribute to students pursuing their educational dreams by having their own scholarship fund. 

How to begin the application process

The application processes for each Area Foundation scholarship falls under three different types of categories. To begin the application process, please review the instructions under each category. Funds associated with each application process will be listed along with the criteria and instructions on applying.  Should you have any questions, please visit our scholarship FAQs

Full Scholarship Funds List

Download full list of the more than 100 scholarship funds available.


Application Processes

Individual Applications

A. Individual Applications

  • These scholarships require their own application. They are not included in the common application. To submit an application, you will have to apply separately to each scholarship fund. 
  • CITGO Distinguished Scholars Program has extended its application deadline to Friday, May 15. 



  • All other scholarship applications are now closed.


Common Application

B. Common Application 

  • Over 50+ scholarship funds use the common application.
  • The common application is currently closed.

External Applications

C. External Applications

  • The scholarship funds in this section require specific applications.
  • Follow the instructions on the list to request an application.
  • All applications are currently closed.

Thank you to our scholarship funds

List of scholarship funds

Thanks to the vision and generosity of our fundholders, the San Antonio Area Foundation has more than 90 scholarship funds available for graduating high school students and current college students. 

A. J. and Mabel Fore Stricklin Memorial Scholarship
Abrazo/Mitchard Birthmother Scholarship Fund
Alfred W. Negley Trust
Alice and Harold Clark Pletz Memorial Scholarship
American Sunrise Scholarship Fund
Anna, Pierre, and Ephraim Block Scholarship
Bartlett Cocke General Contractors Scholarship
Beldon Group of Companies Scholarship Fund
Ben and Ida Alexander Memorial Fund
Benson Foundation Scholarship Fund
Brian Morris College Gateway Scholarship Fund
Brice and Teresa Moczygemba Engineering Fund
Carol Lee Jones Scholarship
Charlotte and Jule S. Theobald Scholarship Trust
Colonel Robert L. Smith Commemorative Scholarship Fund - distribute
Cunningham Scholarship Fund
DEAF Support Scholarship Fund
Della Mabel Wright Scholarship Trust
Dewitt Churchwell Excellence in Construction Fund
Dr. Herbert E. Harper, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Dr. Herbert E. Harper, Jr. Memorial Summer Program Scholarship Fund
Duncan Scholars Program Scholarship Fund
Emo Jean Cottrell Scholarship Fund
Ernest & Marie Graham Scholarship Fund
ETA Alliance Booster Club Scholarship Fund (18,042)
Express-News Employee Scholarship Fund
Florence Emma Eichler Scholarship Fund
Frances Ann Hill & Arthur Gray Smith Legacy Fund
Francisca H. Eschauzier Scholarship Trust
Frank H. and  Zona T. Hall Fund
Franque and Philip Curtis Scholarship
Friends of the Carver Academy/IDEA
Glenda Woods Scholarship Fund
Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
Hedwig T. Kniker Scholarship Trust
Ida V. Holland Educational Trust
J. Kent Trinkle Scholarship
Jean Longwith Scholarship for Radio-Television-Film
Jean Y. and Robert W. Fish Memorial Scholarship Fund
Jimmy Elizabeth Harper & Ethel Harper Scholarship
Joe Salek Scholarship for Theatre Arts Trust
John L. Santikos Companies Employee Scholarship
John Phillip Goudge Memorial Fund
Joseph, Rose, Myron and Norman Fink Memorial
Judge Lee H. Lytton, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Loretta B. Simpson Scholarship Fund
Louise M. and Francis J. Jehl Scholarship Fund
Lt. Commander Brice James Johnson Memorial
Marshall O. Bell Scholarship Trust
Mary Burnley Wilson Scholarship Fund
Mary Kay Owens Memorial Fund
MHM Scholarship George Wray Jr. & Col. Vane Hugo
MLK Commission Scholarship Fund
Morgan Schooley Scholarship Fund
Nemo Herrera Scholarship Fund
Olga Seiser Vincent Music Scholarship Fund
Pat and Dorothy (Lehr) Legan Scholarship Fund
Patricia L. Hartman & Lois C. Hartman Scholarship
Penny Ann Powers Scholarship Fund
R. L. White Scholarship Fund
Rapier Educational Foundation
Robert B. Taylor Educational Trust
Sally P. and Glenn L. Ramsdell Scholarship Fund
San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists Scholarship Fund
San Antonio Sunrise Rotary Scholarship Fund
Silver Spring Networks/CPS Energy Scholarship
Teresa and David R. Schmidt, M.D. Scholarship
Tito Villalobos Moreno Memorial Scholarship Fund
United Charitable Fund
USAA Golden Eagle Scholarship Fund
Valero Scholarship
Victor J. Ferrari Memorial Scholarship Fund
W. B. Daugherty Educational Trust
Wade Richmond Memorial Scholarship Trust
Walter E. and Evelyn H. Haggard Scholarship Trust
Whataburger Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
Women In Communications/Ajay Castro Scholarship
World Affairs Council of San Antonio Scholarship Fund

Bernice Uresti

Philanthropic Advisor - Scholarships

303 Pearl Parkway, Suite 114
San Antonio, TX 78215

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