Scholarship List

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 List of Scholarships

2019-2020

To the Students:  The following is a tentative list of scholarships for which graduating students may apply. To apply for a scholarship, fill out the General Scholarship Application once, leave name of scholarship blank. Print it out and make double sided copies for each scholarship you met criteria and will be applying to. After that you will put the name of the scholarship you are applying to on each copy you have made. Turn in scholarship applications to your counselor as soon as possible. It is required that an extra blank copy be turned in for other scholarships that come in throughout the year.

 

ADELAIDA AND JOSE A. FLORES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ………………$500.00

Good grades (A/B), financial need, any major.

           

ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ & FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP………………………….Amt. Varies Medical Field, Financial Need

 

ALETHEA SOCIETY/SOCORRO GONZALEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP…$500.00

School must participate in the year’s talent show, “B” average.  Go to LCC or TAMIU.

                                                           

CAROLE AND ABE WILSON SCHOLARSHIP ……………………………………..………………$500.00

Continuing Education Top 25% of the class

 

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF AMERICA/COURT ST. MARY MAGDALENE……………$400.00

#1989 SCHOLARSHIP              

Son, daughter, grandson/granddaughter, niece or nephew of a member.

Member must be in good standing in organization.

                                   

DELICIOUS TAMALES INC. SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………..$500.00

FAMALE involved in community pursuing business career.

           

ELIZABETH SORREL COMMUNICATIONS CREATIVE BROADCAST/JOURNALISIM……….$500.00

Must be a VMT student, must have been enrolled in at least 1 year of communication courses at VMT, 3.0 G.P.A., communication portfolio with communication VMT teacher, financial need.  (Apply at VMT)

 

 

ELIZABETH SORREL COMMUNICATIONS CREATIVE WRITING SHCOLARSHIP….$500.00

Must be a VMT student. Must have been enrolled in at least 1 year of

Communication courses at VMT, 3.0 G.P.A., and communication portfolio apply with communication VMT teacher, financial need.  (Apply at VMT)

           

ELIZABETH SORREL COMMUNICATIONS PUBLICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP…..……..$500.00

Must be a VMT student, must have been enrolled in at least 1 year of

Communication courses at VMT, 3.0 G.P.A., and communication portfolio apply with communication VMT teacher, financial need.  (Apply at VMT) 

 

ENRIQUE AND SOFIA CASTRO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP …………………..$300.00

Must be a band member.

 

ELYSIAN SOCIAL CLUB SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………………….$250.00

Maintain an 80 or better grade point average. Involved in extracurricular activities and must be a U.S. Citizen. Open to males and females.

           

EPOCA DE ORO SOCIAL CLUB SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………….$500.00

Strong desire and high ability to go to college personal statement. "Why should you get the scholarship?”

 

FLORENTINO AND VIRGINIA CANTU MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP……..…..$500.00

School athlete, economic need, good grades and pursuing a degree on Kinesiology.

           

HOSA CHAPTER 71-75 SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………Amt. Varies

Must be in HOSA Program for several years.

           

J.Z. LEYENDECKER ELEMENTARY PTA SCHOLARSHIP…………………………..$500.00

Must have attended Leyendecker all your elementary years. Grades,

Income, an extra-curricular activities will be looked at closely.

           

JROTC SCHOLARSHIP…………………………...……………………………………………….$500.00

Must be an active JROTC Senior.

                       

JUDGE OSCAR LIENDO AND PARTNERS IN EDUCATION…………………………$500.00

Student not receiving financial aid or scholarships.

           

JULIA VERA CLASS '59 SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………………….$500.00

Going to college, female coming from a large family.

 

JULIA G. GOMEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP…………………………….……………$500.00

Parishioner of Holy Redeemer Church or San Francisco Javier Church, Athletic, not 30% of the class.

 

KAZEN, MEURER AND PEREZ, LLP SCHOLARSHIP……………………………...$1,000.00

Good grades not necessarily top 10%.

 

LAREDO BEAUTY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………..Amt. Varies

Must attend Laredo Beauty College

           

LAREDO FIREFIGHTERS CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP……………………….$500.00

Son or daughter of a firefighter

                       

LAREDOISD POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP…………Amt. Varies

Must be in the Criminal Justice Class, write a 500 word essay.

 

LAREDO INTERNATIONAL FAIR AND EXPOSITION L.I.F.E………………….$1,000.00

Active member in good standing of TX 4-H or TX F.F.A. or F.H.A., have competed actively in local fair competitive events. Agriculture major or Veterinarian.

           

LAREDO LETTER CARRIERS FOR SCHOLARS………………………………………...$600.00

Must be child of a letter carrier.

           

LAREDO MASONIC LODGE #547, AF&AM SCHOLARSHIP……………………….$300.00

Outstanding senior. Good grades, extracurricular activities & community service.

           

LAREDO NOON OPTIMIST CLUB SCHOLARSHIP……………………………….Amt. Varies

Good GPA, financial need.

 

LAREDO PHILHARMONIC CHORALE SCHOLARSHIP…………………………Amt. Varies

Must be member of Philharmonic or in Chorale

           

LAREDO POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP……………………..$500.00

Relatives of Police Officers (daughter or son-belonging to LPOA)

           

LETY JASSO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………………..$500.00

Good academic standing, involved in extracurricular activities, financial need.           

 

MHS BOYS’ BASKETBALL BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP……………………..$300.00

Must have B average or better and basketball participant

           

MHS BOYS’ TRACK TEAM CLUB SCHOLARSHIP……………………………….Amt. Varies

Must be in the track

           

MHS CHEERLEADERS SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………………Amt. Varies

Must be a cheerleader

 

MHS GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY SCHOLARSHIP………………..……………......$Amt. Varies

Senior Must be in Cross Country

 

MHS GIRLS BASKETBALL SCHOLARSHIP……………………………...………..$Amt. Varies

Seniors must had played basketball

 

MHS SOFTBALL TEAM SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………$Amt. Varies

Senior must have played softball

           

MHS CLASS OF 1959 SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………………...$1,000.00

Attending full time college, “B” average

                       

MHS CLASS OF 1974 SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………………………$500.00

Financial need must have at least a “B” average

           

MHS CLASS OF 1997 SCHOLARSHIP………………….…………………….......Amt. Varies Low Income, U.S. Citizen, lives around the area, active in extra-curricular activities.

MHS BOYS CROSS COUNTRY SCHOLARSHIP………………………………….Amt. Varies Senior in Boys Cross Country                    

MHS CRIMINAL JUSTICE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP………………………………….Amt. Varies

Deserving student

 

MHS FOOTBALL BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP…………………………….$Amt. Varies

Parents must join the booster club.           

           

MHS GIRLS TRACK TEAM SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………Amt. Varies

Must be in Track

 

MHS INTERACT CLUB SCHOLARSHIP…………………………….…………..…..$Amt. Varies Active member

 

MHS LADY TIGERS VOLLEYBALL BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP…….Amt. Varies

Belong to the Volleyball Team.

                       

MHS LIBRARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………….……..$100.00

Active Member of MHS Library Club, Senior Standing

 

MHS STUDENT COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………..Amt. Varies

Good grades, leadership abilities, financial need.

           

MHS TAILGATE ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………..$1,000.00

Top of class (20%) financial need preferably son or daughter of MHS Alumni

 

MHS "LA PITAHAYA" YEARBOOK CLUB SCHOLARSHIP…………………………$500.00

Must join the Pitahaya Yearbook Club..

                       

OUTSTANDING MEMBER OF DECA SCHOLARSHIP………………………………...$100.00

Must be a member of DECA

 

OUTSTANDING MEMBER OF NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP………...$100.00

Must be a member of the National Honor Society           

 

PRINCESS POCAHONTAS COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP…………………………..Amt. Varies

Participation in the court

           

RAFAELA BARBERIO BENAVIDES EDUCATION TRUST SCHOLARSHIP…..$500.00

Going into Education, must major in English

           

 

SOUTHERN DISTRIBUTING SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………$500.00

Must have a B or better, GPA strong, involvement in school and community, financial need

                           

STAHL SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………………..……………….Amt. Varies    

Good grades, does not qualify for financial aid, football player or involved in extracurricular activities.

 

RUDY GARZA TIGER LEGEND SCHOLARSHIP………………………………….…….$ 200.00

Low income (financial Need) Cantu HS Magnet deserving student.

 

TEXAS STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION TSTA/NEA……………………….$ Amt Varies

Parents must be TSTA/NEA active members

 

THE CARDENAS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………………..$200.00

Must be in the top 10% of the class attended VMT or HSM for 3 to 4 years. Pursuing

a career in business, medicine, engineering or dance. Submit 250 word resume describing who in your life has been your biggest influence why?

 

THE IGNACIO L. PEREZ CLASS OF '47 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP…………..$250.00

ROTC student and good grades

           

THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF LAREDO'S RIO GRANDE LITTLE LEAGUE………….…$500.00

Must have played little league with Rio Grande Little League or have two years of MHS varsity baseball.  A girl must have also played one season in the Minor and/or Majors Divisions of the league.  She may get credit for playing organized softball her designated High School. For two seasons. 

           

VIDAL M. AND LUCILA TREVINO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP……………Amt. Varies

Must score high in SAT, middle income, Must be a VMT student. (Apply at VMT)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL

 

APPLICATION

 

REQUIRED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. R. SANCHEZ ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP………………………….………..Amt. Varies

Student must be accepted to TAMIU.  Selection by the university. Low to moderate income

 

ALFONSO H. ORNELAS MEMORIAL/SAN VINCENT DE PAUL SAN LUIS REY……………………..$500.00

CHURCH CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP

Must be an active parishioner of San Luis Rey Church (as an alter server, in the music ministry, lector etc…)

 

COMMERECE BANK /ANTONIO R. SANCHEZ SR. MEMORIAL………………$1,000.00

Not top 10% students, do more attitude, leadership, community affairs.

 

COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS #LULAC 7, 12, 624…………………………………….$500.00

Good grades, extracurricular activities, financial need.

 

D.D. HACHAR CHARITABLE TRUST FUND………………………………………..Amt. Varies

Parent income must be $65,000 or less, ranking in the top 5%, interview is needed along with a complete application.

 

DOCTORS HOSPITAL AUXILIARY VOLUNTEERS SCHOLARSHIP………….$1,000.00

Financial need, going into a medical career, extracurricular activities, and community service.

 

HEAD START POLICY COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP………………………………….$500.00

Student must be a Head Start enrollee (proof required). GPA of 2.0, personal goal, statement, proof of total annual family income. (Copies of income tax return, check stubs, etc.)

 

HORSESHOE POSSE SCHOLARSHIP………………………….……………………. Amt. Varies

Must be majoring in law enforcement or veterinarian medicine

 

IBC/ANTONIO R. SANCHEZ, SR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP………………..$1,000.00

Not top 10% students, do more attitude, leadership, community affairs.

 

KRISTINA E. MEZA MEMORIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP………………..$500.00

Senior going into medical field, must have a 3.5 GPA and a clear background at the

State Federal and National level.

 

LC HONORS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………….Amt. Varies

Must apply for Laredo Community College Honors Program.  The college awards this scholarship to students who are accepted into the program and meet the program scholarship criteria.

 

LC ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………..$1,000.00

Good grades, Top students

 

 

 

L.I.S.D. EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP………………………….$3,000.00

GPA 87.5 or higher, family adjusted gross income should not exceed $85,000 a year (family income tax return must be submitted), include a personal statement, one letter of recommendation, official copy of SAT or ACT scores, financial aid award notice or a letter from the university or college that the applicant will be attending must be submitted .

 

LAREDO A&M MOTHER'S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP………………………………….$1,000.00

Acceptance to Texas A&M University College Station. Mother of recipient must become a member of the mother’s club.

 

LAREDO ADMINISTRATORS AND SUPERVISORS SCHOLARSHIP (LASO)…………...$750.00

Son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter of LASO member.  Major in education,     B average, must attend college and be a U.S. citizen.

           

LAREDO FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP…………..……………………$500.00

Student whose parents or other close relatives are members of LFCU.

           

LAREDO GOLF ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………$500.00

Be a golfer, letter of recommendation, verification from coach (golfing status).

           

LAREDO TENNIS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………..$500.00

Graduating senior tennis player who anticipates going to college.  Essay required.

           

LOGISTICS & MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP…………..$1,000.00

Major in engineering or business.

           

LULAC COUNCIL #12 SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………………..$500.00

Good grades, extracurricular activities, financial need.

           

LULAC COUNCIL #7 SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………………….$500.00

GPA 85-95, family income, # of family members attending college, ACT or SAT score.

               

LULAC COUNCIL#624 SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………………...$500.00

Top 10% of class will not be considered.  Applicants must be active case       

management participants in CIS, financial need, typed essay, must submit      

a signed grade release form and school transcript. (See campus CIS staff).

           

McDONALD’S  DIDAK EMPLOYEE SCHOLARSHIP ..…………………………..…..$500.00

Student must be employed by McDonald’s.  Good grades and financial need.

(Pick up application at McDonald’s)

                       

 

 

 

 

RONALD McDONALD’S RMHC/HACER SCHOLARSHIP……………………….$1,000.00

Must be a U.S. Citizen or a legal permanent resident, have one parent of Hispanic Heritage, and have good academic achievement.   Based on financial need, personal qualities and strengths.

           

SONYA HERNANDEZ MEMORIAL FUND…………………………………………….…..$500.00

Seniors whose pursuit of a higher education may be affected by a Parent/

Guardian that might be battling cancer or has battled cancer at one point.

 

           

TAMIU/D.D. HACHAR HONORS PROGRAM………………………………………Amt. Varies

Must be in the top 10% of class and desire to attend TAMIU in fall.

           

 

TAMIU EARLY MEDICAL SCHOOL ACCEPTANCE PROGRAM……………..Amt. Varies

Interest in pursuing a career in medicine and desire to attend TAMIU in fall. 

Student must be accepted to TAMIU and selected by the University for this Scholarship.

           

TEXICAN CATTLEWOMEN SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………….$1,000.00

Must have exhibited a calf (steer, heifer or bull) at L.I.F.E. within the past

10 years. Must have an agriculture or nutrition related major in your college plans, financial need, GPA of “C” or better.

           

LAREDO DAYBREAK ROTARY CLUB……………………………………………$1,000.00

Planning to attend any university or college (special application requires hand written essay)

           

TRI-COUNTY MEDICAL AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP……………………………….$250.00

Legal resident, career goal must be medicine, two letters of recommendation           

(one personal, and one academic), personal interview.

           

VIETNAM VETERANS OF LAREDO ASSOCIATION………………………………$1,000.00

Student must be son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a Vietnam Veteran.

                       

WEBB COUNTY HERITAGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP………………..Amt. Varies

Good grades, desire to go to college, financial need.  Requires an essay.  

 

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2019 Intrado Corporation. All rights reserved.