Scholarship List

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

List of Scholarships

2016-2017

 

To the Student:  The following is a list of scholarships for which graduating students may apply.

                                  To apply for a scholarship you must do the following:

 

  • Fill out the General Scholarship Application.  Must be typed.
  • Leave name of scholarship blank.
  • Print it out and make double sided copies for each scholarship you meet criteria and will be applying to. After that you will:
  • Write in the name of the scholarship you are applying to on each copy you have made.
  • Turn in scholarship applications to the guidance department by deadline.
  • 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.

           

ALETHEA SOCIETY/SOCORRO GONZALEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP…$500.00

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

           

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP….……………………………..….$250.00

Going into education girls only.

           

ANTHONY AND MARTA STAHL SCHOLARSHIP……………………………….Amt. Varies  

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

extracurricular activities.

           

ARGUINDEGUI  MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP……………………………..………...…$500.00

Any college, at least 2.5 GPA; for education/business/or technical major.

           

CATALINA HERRERA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP………………………………….$500.00

Deserving senior.

           

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.

           

COACH HOMERO ADAME AND THE ADAMES FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP……$500.00

Any student in Cross Country or in Track

           

DAVID R. RODRIGUEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………$200.00

Student must be a band member.

           

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., 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., communication portfolio apply

with communication VMT teacher, financial need.  (Apply at VMT)   

 

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

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

           

JORGE & OLGA HAYNES SCHOLARSHIP------------------------------------------$300.00

Low income, B average, plan to enroll at LCC or TAMIU.

 

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, B Average, female born in Laredo, coming from a large family.

 

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

Top 10% of their class and attending 4 year university.

 

LAREDOANS EN SAN ANTONIO (LENSA) SPIRIT SCHOLARSHIP…….Amt. Varies

MHS Senior planning to attend an institution of higher learning in San Antonio,

not in Top 5% of class, financial need, related to a graduate to MHS. Include

one page typed essay: “Why do I deserve your scholarship?”

           

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

Must attend Laredo Beauty College.

           

 

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

Son or daughter of a Firefighter.

           

LAREDO HOUSING AUTHORITY SCHOLARSHIP………………………………Amt. Varies

Student must reside in either Richter's Courts, Colonia Ana Maria Lozano,

Colonia Guadalupe or Public Housing. Participate in resident activities

 and have a 70 grade average or higher.

           

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……………………….$800.00

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

           

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

Good GPA, financial need.

 

LAREDO OILDRIPPERS VW CAR CLUB SCHOLARSHIP……………………………$250.00

Must attend College/ Tech School.  Write an Essay in “Why I deserve this

scholarship.” Student enrolled in auto mechanics. Summary is important.

                       

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

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

           

LAREDO TEXAS STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (TSTA) ……………………$300.00

Parents must be TSTA member for three years, Copy of Apply Texas,

a resume must be submitted.

 

LAS DAMAS DE LA CULTURA DE ORO SCHOLARSHIP…………………………….$250.00

Student that was a Princesa of Las Damas De La Cultura De Oro.

 

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

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

 

LUIS “DOC” NOVOA  JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP……………………………...$250.00

Outstanding Tiger football player.

           

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

Must be a basketball player for 4 years.

 

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

Must be an active member in the club and they have to hold the position.

 

MHS JROTC SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………..…………………Amt. Varies

Must be a JROTC student.

           

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

Must be in the Track team.

           

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

Must be a cheerleader.

 

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

Must played basketball, must be part of GBB program as a senior.

 

MHS GIRLS SOCCER SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………………….Amt. Varies

Senior must have played Soccer.

           

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

Senior must have played softball.

 

MHS CLASS OF 1956 SCHOLARSHIP...............................................................Amt. Varies

MHS CLASS OF 1955/Raul B. Fernandez SCHOLARSHIP

MHS CLASS OF 1956/Sylvia Peña Fernandez SCHOLARSHIP

Deserving graduate with financial need, Must be a U.S. citizen.

 

MHS CLASS OF 1955 SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………………..$500.00

Must be a U.S. Citizen, deserving student, going to college.

           

MHS CLASS OF 1956 SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………………………$200.00

A or B student attending LCC or TAMIU, financial need.

           

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

Attending full time college, “B” average.

                                   

MHS CLASS OF 1975 SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………………...$500.00

Good grades, strong desire to attend college, financial need.

           

MHS CLASS OF 1976 SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………………………$500.00

Good grades, strong desire to attend college, financial need, a deserving student.

 

MHS CLASS OF 1980 SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………………………$1,000.00

First generation high school graduate, vocational trades oriented.

 

MHS CLASS OF 1997 SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………….Amt. Pending

Low Income, U.S. Citizen, lives around the area, active in extracurricular activities.

           

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

Parents must join the booster club.           

 

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

Deserving student.

           

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

Must be in Track.

 

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

Belong to the Volleyball Team.

           

 

MHS LADY TIGERS VOLLEYBALL PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP…………...Amt. Varies

Belong to the Volleyball team.

           

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

Good grades, leadership abilities, financial need.

           

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

Must join the Pitahaya Yearbook Club..

           

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

Top of Class (20%) Financial Need Preferably son/daughter of MHS Alumni.

 

OFELIA G. HERNANDEZ MEMORIAL

EMPLOYEES OF LISD FOOD SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP………………….…..Amt. Varies

Son or daughter of a food service employee, good grades, U.S. Citizen.

                       

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.

               

STAR OF LIFE HOMECARE SCHOLARSHIP………………………………………..Amt. Varies

Good grades, pursuing a degree in nursing, extracurricular activities.

           

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

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

Pursuinga career in business, medicine, engineering or dance. Submit 250

word essay describing “ Who in your life has been your biggest influence and why?”

 

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

ROTC student and good grades.

                       

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 SCHOLARSHIPS

2016 - 2017

 

 

To the Student:  The following scholarships are considered “Special Scholarships”.

 

  • They will be announced as they come in.
  • The scholarship criteria must be met to apply.
  • Pick up the Special Application at the Guidance Department.
  • Submit by application DEADLINE .

 

 

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

Parents 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.

 

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.

 

LCC 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.

 

LCC 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, 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 and community hours with the association.

           

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).

 

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

Financial need. Must have at least a “B” average, MHS Graduate, attend a higher

education institution, must be a U.S. citizen/resident alien, must have completed

all STAAR requirements and a 550-600 typed word essay.  “ Why he/she should

receive the scholarship.

 

MHS CLASS OF 1981 SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………..………….$500.00

Write a 200 word essay. Why I deserve this scholarship.

           

MCDONALD’S EMPLOYEE SCHOLARSHIP ..……………………………………..…..$1,000.00

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

(Pick up application at McDonald’s)

           

NEWS LAREDO HOOPS SCHOLARSHIP…………………………………………..AMT. VARIES

Must have played with NEWS Laredo Hoops.

 

OUTSIDERS HOT ROD & VINTAGE CAR CLUB SCHOLARSHIP………………..$500.00

Essay – Who inspire. Willing to attend LCC –TAMIU Vocational LCC Welding

Auto Mechanic.

           

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.

           

TAMIU STUDENT SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP……………………………………..Amt. Varies

Special application, student admitted to TAMIU, SAT or ACT required.

 

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.

           

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

Planning to attend any university or college (special application requires

hand written essay)

 

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.

           

 

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  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.)

           

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

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

 

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