College Transition

Scholarships and College Information 

Jessica Pulido

Director of College Transition

Bob Hope School

W | (409) 983-3244 ext. 222

jessica.pulido@bobhopeschool.org


Motiva Scholarship Program
Deadline: February 17th
Link:
https://www.motiva.com/Community/Community-Support/Motiva-Scholarship-Program

Eligibility:

  • High School Senior
  • Citizen or Legal Resident
  • Reside in one of the following zip codes:  
    • Port Arthur: 77640-77642
    • Lumberton: 77657
    • Sour Lake: 77659
    • Nederland: 77627
    • China: 77613
    • Groves: 77619
    • Port Neches: 77651
    • Sabine Pass: 77655
    • Beaumont Area: 77701-77710, 77713, 77720, 77725, 77726

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Deadline: February 15th, 2020
Link:
www.hsf.net

Eligibility:

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, during the fall of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition

Criteria: Complete a research-style essay (1500-2500 words) on the following topic: "African Americans in Texas: Past and Present”

Award: varies

Deadline: February 19th

Apply: https://www.uiltexas.org/academics/essay-contests/barbara-jordan/overview

 

Latino History Essay Competition

Criteria: Complete a research-style essay (1500-2500 words) on the following topic:

"Historical and Cultural Legacies of Latinos in Texas History”

Award: varies

Deadline: February 19th

Apply: https://www.uiltexas.org/academics/essay-contests/latino-history

 

 

Gordon A. Rich (GAR) Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Award: up to $50,000

Deadline: February 20th

Apply: http://www.gordonrich.org/html/req.html

Eligibility:

  • U. S. citizen;
  • plan to attend an accredited 4-year university in the U. S. and pursue a 4-year Bachelor's degree;
  • 3.5+ GPA;
  • top 20% of class;
  • demonstrate financial need;

 

GM Foundation Buick Achievers Scholarship

Award: $25,000

Deadline: February 27th

Applyhttps://worldscholarshipforum.com/buick-achievers-scholarship/

 

Eligibility:

  • plan to attend 4-year university and major in engineering, technology, or design with an interest in the automotive or related industries

 

 

Mobiloil Credit Union "Investing in You" Scholarship

Award: 8-$2500

Deadline: March 6th

Apply: https://www.mobiloilcu.org/scholarship/

 

Eligibility:

  • Be in good standing as a member of Mobiloil Credit Union.
  • Seeking advanced education at an accredited higher education institution.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation. . (save as:  Smith_John - Letter)
  • Submit a brief biography or resume outlining your personal goals. (save as: Smith_John-Bio)
  • Submit a 300-500 word essay in response to the question below. (save as: Smith_John-Essay)

 

HACU Scholarship Program
Deadline: Varies by Scholarship (starting in March)
Link:
https://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarships.asp

Eligibility: Must be Hispanic/Latino
College planning to attend must be a Hispanic Serving Institution

 

Don’t Mess With Texas Scholarship
Deadline: March 29th
Link:
http://www.dontmesswithtexas.org/education-overview/scholarships/

 

Lamar State College Port Arthur Scholarship
Deadline: April 1st, 2020
Link:
https://www.lamarpa.edu/General/Forms/LSCPA-Scholarship-Application

Eligibility: Must attend LSCPA

 

Daughters of the Revolution Scholarship
Deadline: April 1st, 2020
Application on Ms. Pulido’s Door!

 

Port Arthur Rotary Scholarship
Deadline: April 1st, 2020
Application on Ms. Pulido’s Door!

 

Jefferson County GO TEXAN Scholarship
Deadline: April 1st, 2020
Application on Ms. Pulido’s Door!