Scholarships 2017-18

Horatio Alger Association: National, State, Career and Technical Scholarships. Students may apply online beginning August 1-October 25

Scholarship for student athletes who excel in academics and leadership.

 Achievement Scholarship:  Students who have ambition and drive and have outstanding achievement in school, community and /or work-related activities. 
Deadline:  December 15, 2017
December 15, 2017
Rom Brown Scholarship:  Black/African American students who excel academically, exhibit leadership, participate in community service, demonstrate financial need.
Early Deadline: November 1, 2017 & Regular Deadline: January 9, 2018
anuary 9, 2018
MENSA Foundation Scholarship:  Selection based on 550 word essay that is submitted. 
Deadline: January 15, 2018
ry 15, 2018
American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship:  Randomly selected winners by computer-generated drawing.
Deadline:  April 1, 2018
ril 1, 2018
Coca-Cola Scholarship:  Well-rounded, bright high school students who not only excel academically, but are also actively involved in school, leaders, service oriented, have a sustained commitment to bettering their community.
Deadline:  October 31, 2017

Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships of Migrant Students - 
The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education.
2017 Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship - HomeAdvisor will award a $5,000 scholarship to three students who can devise a creative solution to America’s skilled labor crisis
Deadline:  December 17, 2017

 ShoesTracker Scholarship Program - 
his scholarship requires an essay submission, and the winning applicant will receive $2,000 dollars towards their costs of education. 
Our scholarship aims not only to help the students save money on their education but also to collect and spread inspiring stories about foot health and foot pain.
Deadline: September 9, 2018

TSTC Texan Success Scholarship

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP!! MCC Foundation Scholarship. Deadline is January 15, 2018.

 ACT Student Champion Award  - The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.
Deadline: December 31st, 2017

Texas Farm Bureau Scholarship
Deadline March 1, 2018


ROTC Scholarships - Each military service provides a tuition-free education at hundreds of colleges across the country. In exchange for the education, cadets commit to at least 4 years of active duty, longer for pilots and other careers.

Cadets that are in ROTC, as sophomores and juniors, can apply for the AFCEA ROTC Scholarship.  You must have your Detachment Commander's endorsement.  

SMART Scholarships - The Department of Defense's Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship program pays tuition and provides key internships.  In exchange for the education, students commit to at least 4 years of work in a DoD lab. 

Air Force Association Scholarships - The Lt Col Romeo and Josephine Bass Ferretti Scholarship was established for minor dependents of active duty Air Force, Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard enlisted airmen. It is for students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the area of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). Additional information can be found on the AFA web site

Also, many local chapters of the AFA offer scholarships.  Look for a chapter in your area.

The Order of Daedalians offers scholarships through their national organization and local flights.  Check them out at this link.

Many companies offer internships and scholarships.  See below and check back as this list will grow as we learn of other opportunities




MCC Foundation Scholarship applications for the 2018-19 academic year will be available
Oct. 1, 2017- Jan. 15, 2018

Additional scholarship information may be accessed at the links below.

For a complete list of scholarships available through the MCC Foundation, please click here

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Shelley Cotten at the Foundation at 254-299-8818 or

Texas Engineering Foundation
2017-18 Scholarship Application Deadline January 19, 2018 Fourth Annual Scholarship Deadline is December 31, 2017.

National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators NAFEPA Scholarship Program. Deadline is January 12, 2018

Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas (ACET) 2017-18 Scholarship Application.

Omicron Upsilon Chapter 
Omega PSI PHI Fraternity, Inc. 
Cleoda Bables Scholarship
$1,000.00 (form located in the Counselor's Office)
Deadline March 21, 2018
Waco-McLennan County Texas A&M University Mothers' Club Scholarship 2018
20 $500.00 scholarships
Deadline April 1, 2018
email Linda Hill for more info:
Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo Scholarship
Youth of McLennan County-over 134,000 scholarships will be awarded
Deadline March 16, 2018
Nursing Schools Almanac
Deadline: August 31, 2018 Midnight
Texas A&M University Commerce: First Year Leadership Class Scholarship 2018-19
Application is  open
Deadline March 30
Church's Chicken Scholars Program 2017-18
225,000 scholarships will be awarded
Deadline February 15, 2018

Mirabeau B. Lamar Masonic Scholarship
2 @ $500.00 and could be 2 @ $1,000.00 depending on their matching funds!
Deadline April 2, 2018
Visit the Counselor's Office for more information

Kiwanis Club of Waco Foundation, INC. Scholarship:
Deadline March 30th
Visit the Counselor's Office for more information

Delta Sigma Theta Waco Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority INC. Scholarship
Deadline March 31, 2018
Visit the Counselor's Office for more information
Educators Credit Union Ralphael "Ralph" Barksdale, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program
Deadline February 10, 2018
Visit the Counselor's Office for more information

Texas Builders Foundation Scholarship
Deadline to apply is March 30, 2018

Waco-McLennan County Retired Teachers Public High School Senior Scholarship
Application attached below

Willard & Velma Hinkle Memorial Scholarship
(note--better opportunity if completed on computer)
Deadline to apply on or before April 13th
paper copies available in the Counselor's Office
Hinkle Scholarship App 2018.docx

Waco Kiwanis Seniors Scholarship $1,000.00
Must plan on attending MCC or TSTC
Deadline is April 15th.
Please see attached or pick up form in the Counselor's Office.
Waco Kiwanis Seniors Scholarship.pdf

Community for Careers Vocational Scholarship
Deadline Friday, April 13th
Must already be accepted or enrolled in a 2 or 4 year vocational or technical program or be able to show proof of enrollment for the upcoming school year.
Connally - Community for Careers Scholarship APP (2).docx

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
Alpha State, ZETA Chapter Mary Strange Grant-In-Aid Appplication
Deadline: Must be mailed and postmarked BEFORE Friday, April 6, 2018
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship.pdf

Tracy Payne-Washington Memorial Scholarship(TPW Memorial
Deadline April 20, 2018

2018-19 Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Kickoff Sport Luncheon Scholarship
Deadline April 25, 2018
Kickoff Sports Scholorahip Luncheon.pdf

Rosenthal & Wadas Aspiring Attorney Scholarship
Deadline May 1, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Minimum GPA: 3.0