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    Questions or concerns: contact Elizabeth Dodd, YISD School Counseling Coordinator at (915) 434-0504 or via email edodd@yisd.net.

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Scholarships for Elementary Students

  • Dear YISD Parents,

    Students at the elementary level can begin applying for scholarships for their post-secondary education after high school.  While the majority of scholarships are for high school seniors, there are times when scholarships or even contests become available for students at this age.  It is never too soon to start teaching our future scholars to get in the mindset of looking for and applying for scholarships now and in the future!

    Visit these websites to learn more:

         - FINAID - list of scholarships available to students under the age of 13

         - MEFA - list of scholarships available for elementary and middle school students

         - Scholarships.com - list of scholarships available for young aspiring students

         - Saving for College - scholarships for middle school students and younger children

         - JVL College Counseling - scholarships for elementary school students

    If you have any questions, please contact your School Counselor!

ES-Currently Available Scholarships:

  • 2024 River of Words Competition (Grades 5 to 19) due FEB 29

  • Doodle for Google Scholarship (K-12) due MAR 14

Scholarships for Middle School Students

  • Dear YISD Parents & Students,

    Students at the middle school level can also begin applying for scholarships for their post-secondary education after high school.  While the majority of scholarships are for high school seniors, there are times when scholarships or even contests become available for students at this age.  It is never too soon to start teaching our future scholars to get in the mindset of looking for and applying for scholarships now and in the future!

    Visit these websites to learn more:

         - FINAID - list of scholarships available to students under the age of 13

         - MEFA - list of scholarships available for elementary and middle school students

         - Scholarships.com - list of scholarships available for young aspiring students

         - Saving for College - scholarships for middle school students and younger children

    If you have any questions, please contact your School Counselor!

     

MS-Currently Available Scholarships:

  • DoSomething.Org Scholarship Program due MONTHLY

  • 2024 River of Words Competition (Grades 5 to 19) due FEB 29

  • Doodle for Google Scholarship (K-12) due MAR 14

  • eCybermission Virtual STEM Competition for Grades 6 to 9 due FEB 28

Scholarships for High School Students

  • Dear YISD Parents & Students,

    Now at the high school level, the majority of scholarships are for high school seniors, but there are also some scholarships and contests available for students who are Freshmen, Sophomore, and Juniors as well.  Start applying early to ensure you have the majority of your college costs covered!

    See the following scholarships available by deadline date below:

Scholarship Alert! February 2024

  • 1st Financial Bank USA Financial Goals Scholarship due MONTH

  • BigFuture Scholarships due MONTHLY

  • DoSomething.Org Scholarship Program due MONTHLY

  • Humanity Rising Service Scholarship AWARDED QUARTERLY

  • Innovation in Education Scholarship due by 20th each Month

  • Murray Watson, Jr. Scholarship due MONTHLY

  • Pulse of Perseverance Scholarship DEADLINE 1st of every Month

  • Sallie Mae Scholarship due MONTHLY

  • Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship due FEB 26

  • Coast Guard Exchange (CGX) Scholarship due FEB 28

  • eCybermission Virtual STEM Competition for Grades 6 to 9 due FEB 28

  • The Places You Go Scholarship due FEB 28

  • Common App Scholarship due FEB 29

  • Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship due FEB 29

  • Disabled American Veterans Volunteer Scholarship due FEB 29

Scholarship Alert! March 2024

  • 1st Financial Bank USA Financial Goals Scholarship due MONTH

  • BigFuture Scholarships due MONTHLY

  • DoSomething.Org Scholarship Program due MONTHLY

  • Humanity Rising Service Scholarship AWARDED QUARTERLY

  • Innovation in Education Scholarship due by 20th each Month

  • Murray Watson, Jr. Scholarship due MONTHLY

  • Pulse of Perseverance Scholarship DEADLINE 1st of every Month

  • Sallie Mae Scholarship due MONTHLY

  • Too Cool to Pay for School Scholarship AWARDED QUARTERLY

  • Shining Stars Scholarship due MONTHLY

  • Doodle for Google Scholarship (K-12) due MAR 14

  • Terry Foundation Scholarship @ UT Austin due MAR 15

  • Black American Engineering Scholarship due MAR 18

Scholarship Alert! April 2024

  • 1st Financial Bank USA Financial Goals Scholarship due MONTH

  • DoSomething.Org Scholarship Program due MONTHLY

  • Humanity Rising Service Scholarship AWARDED QUARTERLY

  • Innovation in Education Scholarship due by 20th each Month

  • Murray Watson, Jr. Scholarship due MONTHLY

  • Pulse of Perseverance Scholarship DEADLINE 1st of the Month

  • Sallie Mae Scholarship due MONTHLY

  • Ari-Luis Demetrio Cordova Memorial Scholarship for Students with Dyslexia due APR 26

  • Firstlight Community Scholarship due APR 26

  • El Paso Srgeants Major Association Scholarship due APR 30

Questions?

  • Questions applying for scholarships?  Contact your Counselor or High School Go Center Specialist! 

    High School Counselors: click here.

    Go Center Specialists: click here.

    Good luck!