Apply for a Scholarship

We have more than 90 funds offering scholarships to students pursuing their educational dreams. Applications will open in December 2016. 

College/University-Specific Scholarships

Noel C. Bonilla Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Scholarship A:  

Student must be a graduating high school male student from Central Islip High School in Central Islip, New York; and attend Howard University in Washington, D.C. for the freshman year of college.

Scholarship B:  

Student must be a graduating high school senior from any high school and a member of the Suffolk County Jack & Jill Chapter of Long Island, NY; or must have graduated from the Suffolk County Jack & Jill Chapter of Long Island, NY within the past five years and attend Howard University as an undergraduate or graduate as a full-time student.

Frances Ann Hill and Arthur Gray Smith Legacy Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Business
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a resident of Bexar County; have a minimum 3.0 gpa; attending University of Texas at Austin with preference going to students attending McCombs School of Business; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Louise M. and Francis J. Jehl Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County; must attend Our Lady of the Lake University, St. Mary's University, or University of the Incarnate Word and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. 

William M. Kromer Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar county; attend the University of Texas at Austin; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Pat and Dorothy (Lehr) Legan Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Determined by Selection Committee

Student must be unable to attend college without financial assistance and plan to attend St. Mary's University or University of Incarnate Word. To apply, please contact the financial aid office at St. Mary's University or the University of the Incarnate Word financial aid office.

Judge Lee H. Lytton, Jr. Scholarship

Course of Study: Law
Deadline: Determined by Selection Committee


Student must attend St. Mary's University School of Law; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. Preference given to residents of Kenedy or Kleberg County. To apply, please contact the financial aid office at St. Mary's University. 

Theodore and Rita Rittimann Texas A&M Scholarship

Course of Study: Engineering
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from Judson ISD with a minimum 3.0 GPA; and planning to enroll in the College of Engineering School at Texas A&M University/College Station.

R. L. White Scholarship

Course of Study: Engineering
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar, Brown, Uvalde, Taylor, or Parker counties; and be enrolled at the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Engineering.

Della Mabel Wright Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a resident of Stoddard or Bollinger Counties in Missouri; attend Southeast Missouri State University or the University of Missouri; and exhibit qualities of leadership, integrity, good character, and diligence in studies in high school.  Student must be unable to attend college without financial assistance. 

Carol Lee Jones Educational and Cultural Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Determined by Financial Aid Office at Texas Woman's University


Student must be enrolled at Texas Woman's University; be a resident of Texas and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. To apply, please contact the financial aid office at Texas Woman's University.

Silver Spring Networks/CPS Energy Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Science, Technology, Math, Engineering Information Systems, Computer Science or Cyber Security
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be attending UTSA, Texas A&M/San Antonio, Trinity University, St. Mary’s University, University of the Incarnate Word, or any of the ACCD Colleges, be studying in the fields of science, technology, math, engineering information systems, computer science or cyber security, be a citizen of the U.S., working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree and demonstrate a desire to live in San Antonio and make a difference in the community. 

Dr. Robert M. Esterl, Jr., Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Medicine
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a U.S. citizen; pursuing a medical education at the University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio, and be a under-represented minority in medicine, including African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander, or LGBT.  Preference will be given to first-year medical students with an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.5.

Company/Organization-Specific Scholarships

A. J. Sr. and Mabel Fore Stricklin Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a member, child or grandchild of a member of Oxford United Methodist Church, San Antonio, TX; be a high school graduate; attend a Protestant Christian College (Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist, etc.), a Bible College, or a State College in Texas; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. To apply, please contact Oxford United Methodist Church at 9739 Huebner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78240.

American Sunrise Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be or was previously involved in the American Sunrise program; participated in extra-curricular activities in their community and high school; and submit a letter of recommendation from the President of American Sunrise.

Beldon Family Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a current employee of Beldon Enterprises, or be a child or grandchild of a person employed by the company; be a resident of the United States; be a graduate or a recipient of a GED from any high school in the U. S.; attend a college in the U.S. and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.  

Officers of Beldon Enterprises and individuals who hold beneficial interest in Beldon Enterprises are not eligible to apply, nor are their children or grandchildren.
 

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a child of a current employee of Bartlett Cocke General Contractors; be a citizen of the United States and Texas resident; be a graduate of a high school in Texas between the ages of 17-22; and have participated in extra-curricular activities while in high school.

Express-News Employee Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be the child of a current Express-News employee; be a resident of South Texas; graduate from any high school and attend any two- or four-year accredited college, university or vocational/technical school in the U.S.

Frank Price Cunningham and Helen Shipman Cunningham Scholarship

Course of Study: Education
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a member or the child of a member in good standing of Firstmark Credit Union; be a graduating high school senior; study for a career in education; demonstrate academic achievement, character and leadership in high school. Application can be found on the Firstmark Credit Union website at www.firstmarkcu.org.

John L. Santikos Companies Employee Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be an employee or the employee's immediate family member (defined as spouse, child(ren), stepchildren, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, or other dependents living in the employee’s home and for which the employee is financially responsible.) 

Student must have worked at least 500 hours during the 12 months prior to the application; have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale; and be enrolled or planning to enroll in or accepted to an accredited two- or four-year college or university or vocational/technical school; Amount of award will vary depending on enrollment status of student.
 

San Antonio Music Teachers Association Music Education Scholarship

Course of Study: Music
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County; major in any music discipline; and be a member of S.A.M.T.A. for the entire senior year.

San Antonio Sunrise Rotary Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from South San High School in Bexar County; who is be an Interact Club member and require financial assistance to attend college.  The students’ academic achievement, financial need, leadership ability and community involvement will be considered.

Stephen P. Taylor Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be an employee of the Federal Aviation Administration with preference going to those students who live or work in the states of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, or New Mexico.  Student can attend any vocational school, college or university, full or part-time; and must demonstrate financial need.

USAA Golden Eagle Scholarship (Criteria Changed)

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a child or grandchild of a member of the USAA Golden Eagle Club; be a graduating high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA; and must have participated in extra-curricular activities in high school with particular importance placed on volunteer community service activities.  Student must plan to attend a two-year or four-year college or university. This is a nonrenewable scholarship.

Whataburger Family Foundation Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be an employee or the employee's immediate family member (defined as spouse, child(ren), or other dependents for whom the Whataburger Employee is financially responsible).

Student must have received a high school diploma and/or GED certificate by the time they enter college; maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; currently reside in the United States and be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident of the U.S.; and be planning to enroll at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocation/technical school.

Paul K. Robertson Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a dependent child or grandchild of an employee of U.S. Global Investors (or its subsidiaries); have a minimum GPA of at leasat 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; and be enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours if working or 15 hours if not working. For more information, please email buresti@saafdn.org

Field-Specific Scholarships

Benson Foundation Scholarship

Course of Study: Aeronautics
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduate of a Texas high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA between the ages of 18-25; attend Hallmark Institute in San Antonio or Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Oklahoma; study for a career in aircraft power-plant or aircraft mechanics; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.  Student must have been employed at some time during high school.

James H. and Ann P. Bissett Scholarship

Course of Study: Nursing or Medical Technology
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior and resident of Bexar County; plan to attend college in Bexar County; and study for a career in nursing or medical technology.

Blue Bird Auxiliary Scholarship (Criteria Changed)

Course of Study: Health Care
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Scholarship A:

Student must an active volunteer (Blue J/Blue Bird) at the Methodist Hospitals Medical Center (Methodist Hospital Campus, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital or Methodist Texsan Hospital) for a minimum of 350 hours; be a citizen of the United States; have received a degree from an accredited college or university well qualified in a specific medical discipline; achieved an overall 3.1 GPA; have been accepted for study to an accredited college or university in the United States for an advanced degree in either Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) and must provide proof of such.  Student must attend school on a full-time basis.

Scholarship B: 

Student must an active volunteer (Blue J/Blue Bird) at the Methodist Hospitals Medical Center (Methodist Hospital Campus, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital or Methodist Texsan Hospital) for a minimum of 350 hours; be a citizen of the United States; has received a high school diploma; achieved an overall 3.1 GPA; has been accepted for study to an accredited college or university in the United States for a degree in either Nursing or Physician’s Assistant and must provide proof of such.  Student must attend school on a full-time basis.  

Renewal
:  This scholarship is renewable for up to three additional years provided the student continues to be enrolled in a course of study specified in this Fund Agreement and maintains a GPA of at least 3.1.

Mrs. Leon Camp Scholarship

Course of Study: Education
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior of a high school in Bexar County; have average grades; study for a career in education and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. To apply, please request the Bexar County Scholarship Clearinghouse application from your high school counselor. 

Dewitt Churchwell Memorial Excellence in Construction Scholarship

Course of Study: Construction
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be the child of a current employee of a member company of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. South Texas Chapter, the San Antonio Chapter of the Associated General Contractors and/or the American Subcontractors' Association San Antonio Chapter; must have graduated from any high school in Texas or have received a GED; plan to pursue a career in any field related to Construction; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

W. B. Daugherty Educational Scholarship

Course of Study: Journalism
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a Bexar County resident; be pursuing a degree in Journalism; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.  Preference will go to students attending San Antonio College. To apply, download the scholarship application (PDF). If you have questions, please email buresti@saafdn.org.

ETA Alliance Booster Club Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Science, Engineering, Technology, or Math
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from the school of Engineering and Technologies Academy at Roosevelt, have at least a 3.0 GPA, must study in the field of science, engineering, technology, or math, attend any accredited college, university or vocational school in the US, complete 100 hours of community or leadership service and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. 

Victor J. Ferrari Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Education
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from a high school in San Antonio; plan to pursue a career in education; have a minimum 3.0 GPA in high school; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Jessica Redfield Ghawi Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Sports journalism or Broadcasting
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be female, be studying for a career in journalism with a preference for sport journalism or broadcasting, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and be an incoming junior or senior in college.

Walter E. and Evelyn H. Haggard Scholarship

Course of Study: Engineering
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County; be a resident of Bexar County; pursue a degree in engineering; attend a college or university in Texas; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Ida V. Holland Missionary Scholarship

Course of Study: Christian Education or Ministry
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a woman between the ages of 18-24 years old; and be studying missionary work (ministry or Christian education). Student must attend Moody School or one of equal standing. To apply, please request an application from First Presbyterian Church at 404 N. Alamo St., San Antonio, TX 78205. 

Hedwig T. Kniker Scholarship

Course of Study: Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Zoology or Arts.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County and resident of San Antonio; major in chemistry, botany, geology, physics, zoology and secondly in the arts or sciences; be single; attend a college or university in San Antonio; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Jean Longwith Scholarship for Radio Television-Film

Course of Study: Broadcasting, Radio, Television or Film
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior and resident of Bexar county; major in radio, television, film, audio-video technology, broadcasting or non-broadcast electronic media; have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better; and attend a college or university in Texas.

Tito Villalobos Moreno Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall or Wilson County; and be seeking a profession in the Health Care/Social Services Environment.

Alfred W. Negley Scholarship

Course of Study: Accounting, Business, Transportation or Management
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County; preference will be given to students attending UTSA; major in accounting, business, transportation, or management; plan to attend college in Bexar County; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Nix Health Care Scholarship

Course of Study: Athletic Training
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be accepted in athletic training program at an accredited college or university; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. To apply, please visit www.nixfoundation.org

Mary Kay Owens Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Physical Therapy
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County who participated in varsity athletics; must pursue a college degree in physical therapy; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Sally P. and Glenn L. Ramsdell Scholarship

Course of Study: Business Administration
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County who has shown exceptional promise and capabilities; preference given to students who are interested in accounting and business administration.

Teresa and David R. Schmidt, M.D. Scholarship

Course of Study: Medical professional not including pharmacy or MRI technician.
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bandera, Gillespie, Kerr, Medina, or Uvalde Counties; pursue a career in the medical profession but does not include pharmacy or MRI technician; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Harvey P. Smith, Jr. and Rebecca Smith Patton Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Archaeology
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from a school in Bexar County; be a citizen of the United States; attend school in the U.S.; study archeology; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Debbie Stolle Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Interior Design
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be attending a Texas college or university; have graduated from a high school in Bexar, Kendall, or Comal County; have completed 12 hours in the field of interior design; be a US citizen; have at least a 2.5 GPA; participate in civic or church groups and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Charlotte and Jule S. Theobald Scholarship

Course of Study: Veterinary Medicine
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be enrolled in the School of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

Olga Seiser Vincent Music Scholarship

Course of Study: Music
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a female graduate from a high school in Bexar County; major in music (preferably piano); attend a college or university in Bexar County; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Mary Burnley Wilson Scholarship

Course of Study: Arts, Visual Arts, Creative Writing
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a female graduating high school senior in Bexar County and major in arts to include theatre, dance, music, all forms of visual arts, and creative writing. 

MHM Scholarship Fund Honoring George Wray Jr. and Col. Vane Hugo

Course of Study: Healthcare
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior in Texas in the upper 15% of the class; be a Texas resident and citizen of the United States; demonstrate a strong background in science and have performed community service; be of excellent moral character and a member of the Judeo-Christian faith; attend college in the U.S.; study for a career in the healthcare field; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

J & B Family Scholarship

Course of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math fields (STEM)
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduate of any high school in Bexar County; be a Bexar County resident; be under the age of 40 at time of application; have a minimum 3.0 gpa; major in a science, technology, engineering, or math field (STEM), attend a two- or four-year accredited college, university or vocational/technical school (no for-profit or online school) within the US. 

Silver Spring Networks/CPS Energy Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Science, Technology, Math, Engineering Information Systems, Computer Science or Cyber Security
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be attending UTSA, Texas A&M/San Antonio, Trinity University, St. Mary’s University, University of the Incarnate Word, or any of the ACCD Colleges, be studying in the fields of science, technology, math, engineering information systems, computer science or cyber security, be a citizen of the U.S., working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree and demonstrate a desire to live in San Antonio and make a difference in the community. 

General Scholarships

Marshall O. Bell Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior and resident of Bexar County; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Carvajal Educational Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina, or Wilson and be planning to attend a Judeo-Christian affiliated institution of higher learning in the US. Student must also submit a recommendation from a pastor, church minister or a teacher. 

Emo Jean Cottrell Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County who has participated in extra-curricular activities or community service.

Franque and Philip Curtis Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar or Kendall County; be in the second 10 percent of their class; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Deaf Support Center Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be hearing impaired; be a graduating high school senior of a high school in Bexar County or surrounding counties; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. To apply, please request the Bexar County Scholarship Clearinghouse application from your high school counselor. 

Florence Emma Eichler Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina or Wilson Counties; and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.  

Francisca H. Eschauzier Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be Hispanic; be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Joseph, Rose, Myron, and Norman Fink Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from San Antonio; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Frank H. and Zona T. Hall Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bexar County; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. 

Patricia L. Hartman and Lois C. Hartman Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduate from a high school in Bexar County.  Special consideration for students who graduate from Alamo Heights High School. 

Brian Morris College Gateway Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from a high school in San Antonio with a preference for graduates of Virginia Allred Stacey, Jr/Sr. High School, be attending an accredited 4-year college or university in the US; have a minimum 3.33 GPA; participate in extra-curricular activity, club, sport or society; demonstrate good citizenship trait; employed while attending high school either traditionally or in an entrepreneurial pursuit; be a citizen of the US; and unable to attend college without financial assistance. 

Rapier Educational Foundation

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must live in a county (listed below) served by WellMed Medical Management; plan to attend a two- or four-year accredited college, university or vocational/technical school in the United States, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Financial need will be considered but is not the sole determining factor.

  • Texas counties served by WellMed include:  Aransas, Atascosa, Bexar, Cameron, Collin, Comal, Dallas, Denton, El Paso, Ellis, Guadalupe, Hays, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Johnson, Kaufman, Kendall, Kleberg, Nueces, Rockwell, San Patricio, Tarrant, Travis, Willacy, Williamson, and Wilson.
  • Florida counties served by WellMed include: Brevard, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Seminole, Sumter, and St. Lucie.

Loretta B. Simpson Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school from the San Antonio area; and be involved in extracurricular activities or community service.

Robert B. Taylor Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduate of a high school in Bexar or surrounding counties (Medina, Atascosa, Wilson, Guadalupe, Comal, Kendall, Bandera, Gillespie, Blanco, Gonzales, Karnes, Frio and Kerr); be Black/African American; study in a vocational field such as automotive, hospitality or culinary arts or in the field of medicine such as nursing, premed, or physician assistance, and require financial assistance to attend school.  Preference given to students attending one of the Alamo Community Colleges. 

J. Kent Trinkle Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from a high school in Bexar County; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

MLK, Jr. Scholarship Program

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating senior from a school in Bexar County; be a Bexar County resident for one year; be a U.S. Citizen and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Jimmy Elizabeth Harper and Ethel Harper Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior and resident of Bexar County; maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA; and plan to attend college full-time.  Financial need will be considered but it is not the determining factor. 

High School-Specific Scholarships

Ben and Ida Alexander Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior of Cotulla ISD and/or a resident of LaSalle County.

Stuart Baxter Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior of Boerne ISD or Health Careers High School; have the following qualities: respect for all persons, leadership ability, family devotion, community service, and academic excellence; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance (of secondary importance).

Anna, Pierre, and Ephraim Block Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from any school located in Dimmit, Duval, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, La Salle, Starr, Webb, or Zapata Counties; be involved in extra-curricular activities within their high school or community and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. Special consideration will be given to students attending a college or university in the State of Texas. 

Patricia Lee Clayworth Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior that previously attended Mark Twain Middle School and graduated from any SAISD High School. To apply, please request the Bexar County Scholarship Clearinghouse application from your high school counselor. 

Michael J. Figueroa Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Valley Christian High School in Brownsville, TX; with a minimum 3.0 GPA; be a resident of Brownsville, TX; be a citizen of the United States; and plan to attend college in the U. S.  Any field of study will be considered with preference given to students interested in computer studies.

John Philip Goudge Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Alamo Heights High School; be an average student and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. 

Nemo Herrera Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior with preference given to students of Lanier High School; be academically worthy; participate in sports or extra-curricular activities; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. To apply, please request the Bexar County Scholarship Clearinghouse application from your high school counselor. 

Donn Kent McCorkindale Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior from Randolph High School and have the following qualities: academic excellence, athletic dedication, leadership ability, family devotion, Christian devotion, and community service. To apply, please contact the counseling office at Randolph High School. 

Wade Richmond Memorial Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior of Lee High School or a member of First Unitarian Church in San Antonio; be in the top 25% of the high school class; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance. If you are a current student at Lee High School, please contact the counseling office for an application. If you are a member of First Unitarian Church San Antonio, you can request an application at 7150 Interstate 10 Frontage Rd, San Antonio, TX 78213. 

Walter and Hannelore Schwindt Scholarship

Course of Study: Agricultural research, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Linguistics, Math, Medical research, Music or Physics
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Fredericksburg High School; maintain a minimum 95 GPA; rank in the top 25% of their graduating class; and must major in physics, math, astronomy, medical research, chemistry, biochemistry, linguistics, music, or agricultural research.

Glenda Woods Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be a graduating high school senior of Young Women’s Leadership Academy of San Antonio; attend a four-year college or university; demonstrate academic achievement with a GPA average of 90 or above; demonstrate leadership ability in school; demonstrate community involvement; and demonstrate financial need.

Carol Lee Jones Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior or former graduate of GW Brackenridge High School; be enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program at an accredited college or university and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Friends of the Carver Academy/IDEA

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must have previously attended Carver Academy; have a minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA, demonstrate leadership ability, be involved in community and/or outside extra-curricular activities; participate in athletics, and attend any two- or four-year accredited college, university or vocational/technical school in the U.S. Preference goes to students attending a Christian college or university.

Specific Scholarships

Abrazo/Mitchard Birthmother Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a birthmother who has placed her child for adoption through Abrazo Adoption Associates; has a high school diploma or GED and has been accepted to attend an accredited college, university or technical school.

Ida V. Holland Educational Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be graduating high school senior of Bexar County who lives in a residential facility, is custody of the state or is unable to attend college without financial assistance. 

REOC Charitable Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a child of an American service man or woman who has been killed in action, lost limbs, or suffered a serious traumatic injury; has a minimum of at least a 2.5 GPA; and plans to attend any accredited college, university or vocational school in the US.

Walk by Faith Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must have an average GPA of 2.5 or higher, demonstrate that they are active in a Christian fellowship (by essay and letter of recommendation from a leader in the fellowship); are active volunteers in the community and have a desire to return to the West Side of San Antonio upon graduating from college/university/vocational school.  Preference will go to students who live on the West Side of San Antonio or have graduated or will graduate from a high school on the West Side of San Antonio.

Clarence R. (Reggie) and Burnedette Acker (Buzz) Williams Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a graduating high school senior from Bay High school in Bay Saint Louis, MS; be of African American descent; have at least a 2.5 GPA; participate in athletics; and attend any accredited college, university or vocational school in the US.

Refugee Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a Bexar County resident; be a naturalized U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen that is or has been a Refugees (defined below); pursuing any degree or certification at any Texas two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school. 

  • Refugee – someone who owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to, or owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country. 
  • Naturalized U.S. citizen – a foreign citizen or national who is granted U.S. citizenship after he or she fulfills the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act i.e., naturalization process. 
  • Eligible Noncitizen – a U.S. permanent resident, i.e. someone who holds a permanent resident card, a conditional permanent resident, or other eligible noncitizen with an arrival-departure record from the Dept. of Homeland Security showing a designation of Refugee, Asylum, Granted, Indefinite Parole, Humanitarian Parole, or Cuban-Haitian Entrant, or A citizen of the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Island, or the Federated States of Micronesia.

Current College Students

Bob and Jackie Campbell Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be studying in an undergraduate degree program and likely to succeed in academic work; be a resident of Texas; and be in need of financial assistance. To apply, please request an application from First Presbyterian Church at 404 N. Alamo St., San Antonio, TX 78205.

Ajay Castro Scholarship for Re-entering Women (San Antonio Chapter of Association of Women in Communications)

Course of Study: Communications
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a female undergraduate student accepted at or enrolled in a Bexar County university or community college; be a re-entering college student after a minimum 3-year lapse from the time she graduated from high school or left the academic world; and be planning a career in a communications-related field. To apply, please go to www.awcsa.com/ajay-castro-scholarship.

Mary & Rodolfo Jasso Scholarship

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must reside in Bexar County or an adjacent county; be between 17 and 50 years of age; plan to enroll or are enrolled at one of the Alamo Area Community Colleges; worked or volunteered in the community prior to application for this award; and would be unable to attend college without financial assistance.

Mr. and Mrs. Gus T. Jones Memorial Scholarship Trust

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be studying in an undergraduate or graduate degree program and likely to succeed in academic work; be a resident of Texas; and be in need of financial assistance. To apply, please request an application from First Presbyterian Church at 404 N. Alamo St., San Antonio, TX 78205.

Alice and Harold Clark Pletz Memorial Scholarship Fund

Course of Study: Available for all areas of study. 
Deadline: Application is now closed.


Student must be pursuing an undergraduate degree.  Preference goes to students from Travis Park United Methodist Church. To apply, please contact Travis Park United Methodist Church at 230 E. Travis St., San Antonio, TX 78205.

Abrazo/Mitchard Birthmother Scholarship

Apply for a Scholarship Course of Study: Available for all areas of study.
Deadline: Application is now closed.

Student must be a birthmother who has placed her child for adoption through Abrazo Adoption Associates; has a high school diploma or GED and has been accepted to attend an accredited college, university or technical school.

American Sunrise Scholarship Fund

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