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Scholarships

The following scholarships have been received in the counseling centers. Please check in the counseling center at your high school for additional scholarships.

The scholarships listed below have been offered to Mesquite ISD and/or Dallas area students in the past. As soon as current information is received, the date and information will be updated and moved to the top portion of this page. Pending indicates that current information on this opportunity has not been received for the current year.

Name Qualifications Amount Deadline
Local Mesquite ISD All MISD seniors varies ongoing
2014-2015 Scholarships
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Scholarships available for students regardless of immigration status. various ongoing
Scholarship Guidance Various scholarships available to students interested in a post secondary school varies varies depending on the scholarship
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. 6 - $1000 scholarships offered to high school seniors. Scholarships are based on community service, scholarship, and need. $1,000 01/16/2015
CleanItSupply.com Scholarship To be eligible:
(1) You must be a graduating senior in high school or a freshmen or sophomore in college. (2) You may not be related to any of Clean It Supply’s staff or our extended family. (3) You must be graduating high school or in college between the ages of 16 and 21. (4) We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.
$1,000 11/21/2014
The William Gary Allen Scholarship Essay topics may include but are not limited to green/sustainable building methods and technology, accessibility, community amenities, common spaces and other features that you believe will appeal to homeowners and renters in the future. $1,500 10/31/2014
Texas Armed
Services Scholarship
  • Be appointed by a State Representative or State Senator or by the Governor or Lieutenant Governor.
  • Enroll in an eligible Texas institution and an eligible ROTC program


For detailed information on the TASSP application process, go to http://www.collegefortexans.com/
apps/financialaid/tofa2.cfm?ID=581

up to $10,000 per academic year Pending
Mesquite Host Lions Scholarship

Mesquite student (public or private)

$2,000 (payable for a maximum of $400 per semester for any of the Dallas County Community College District campuses) Pending
Southwest Crushing LLC Scholarship

One graduating senior from each of the following high schools:
Mesquite High School, North Mesquite High School, West Mesquite High School, Poteet High School, Horn High School

Scholarship will be awarded to a student in need of financial assistance to continue on with his/her educational goals.

$500 Pending
Mesquite ISD Memorial Scholarships MISD Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to MISD graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university and major in education. Criteria for the awards will be based on scholarship, financial need, community service, and leadership activities. Use local Mesquite ISD scholarship form and return to school counselor by due date. $1,000 Pending
Stars on the Rise

The award is open to all students pursuing higher education.

Application process begins in March and due April 19th.

For more information, visit www.gdhcc.com.

$1,000 to $180,000 Pending
MSA Scholarship (Multicultural Scholastic Award)

Scholarship focuses on first generation college students attending University of North Texas in the fall to assist with financial need.

Application available on UNT website, http://outreach.unt.edu/msa.

$4000 over 4 years ($500 per semester) Pending
Dallas A&M Club

For high school seniors entering A&M College Station in the fall.

- Online Application Form

- PDF Version

Various Pending
Immigrant Journey Awards Scholarship

Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the DFW area, 1st generation Immigrant to the United States, and other requirements.

$500/each Pending
Match the Promise
Foundation Scholarship
Sixth through ninth graders whose families have an income of $75,000 or less can apply now for competitive matching scholarships and tuition grants offered by the Match the Promise Foundation. up to $2,000 Pending
Goss-Michael Foundation’s DFW Art Scholarship This scholarship is for graduating seniors in the metroplex who exhibit exceptional artistic abilities and will pursue a major in fine arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, Art History, and Art Education) at the college level. $5,000 Pending
Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program Must meet two of the following four academic criteria at the time of application:

- Be on track to graduate, or has graduated high school with the Distinguished Achievement
Program (DAP) or the International Baccalaureate Program (IB);
- Have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale;
- Achieve a college readiness score on the SAT (1590) or ACT (23);
- Be ranked in the top one-third of the prospective high school graduating

up to $10,000 Pending
Scovell Scholarship Foundation Awarded to North Texas students with leadership abilities, high moral character, demonstrated financial need, and a connection to sports.
Visit www.scovellscholarships.com for more information.
15 individual $3,000 grants Pending
J Buchanan Scholarship

The Juanita Buchanan Scholarship (in the amount of $1000.00) is an
academic-based scholarship for high school students enrolled in dual credit college classes as well as undergraduate students matriculating in a metroplex university or college.

$1,000 Pending
F. E. White Scholarship The Fairrilla E. White Scholarship (in the amount of $500.00) is an
academic-based scholarship for young ladies only.
$500 Pending


Information for parents regarding the University of Texas top 10% acceptance for the 2012-2013 school year
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The Dallas Metroplex Council of Black Alumni Associations provides this monthly resource guide for scholarships, internships, fellowships, resource books, and websites that are available to students.

Information about SAT and ACT:
SAT Information
ACT Information