2016-2017 Scholarship Information

 

 

2016-2017 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Updated 10/31/2017

Finding Scholarships on the Net        ***Also check out the National Scholasrship Page***

Scholarship searches on the internet should be free of charge. It is not recommended to pay anyone to locate a scholarship. 

Grants

 Students may apply for grants by completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). This may be completed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.  The FAFSA should be completed as soon as possible after October 1 of a student's senior year.

There is an East Texas Educational Opportunity Center office in Longview located across from LeTourneau University where you may receive free assistance with completing the FAFSA.

                                               SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

These additional scholarship applications are now available in the Counselor's Office at Tatum High School: These Scholarships are competitive scholarship with specific requirements to be completed and submitted by individual deadlines. Once submitted, a committee from the Sponsor of the scholarship will award the recipients. These committees do not always notify the High School Counselor. If you win one of these, please make sure you let the counselor know so that you can be recognized at the Senior Scholarship Ceremony held at the end of the year.

Texas Farm Credit: This is an opportunity to apply for Ag Student of the Month from Jan to April. This is also the application for the Marsha Martin Ag Leaders Scholarship where students must be a member of FFA or      4-H.                                                                                                          Deadline Dec 1           

Texas Engineering Foundation: For students that will pursue a degree in engineering.    Deadline Jan 13   

Texas Student Housing:   This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton Texas. This scholarship will pay the partial or full cost of OFF-CAMPUS room for one academic year at Town Lake in Austin, The Ridge at North Texas, and the Cambridge in College Station.Deadline Jan 31       

TENASKA: This is a $1000 competitive scholarship for any student that is Planning to attend a 2 or 4 year post secondary education program at an accredited institution.                                              Deadline Feb 13

East Texas Professional Credit Union: East Texas Professional Credit Union McLaughlin Scholarship for Education Majors.                                                                                                      Deadline March 1

Ramsey Realty: $5000 in scholarships wanting to help those who typically do not qualify for other grants.                                                                                                                     Deadline Feb 28

 Tatum Education Foundation: This is for any student that applies and goes to a post secondary educational institution. Students must have been enrolled in Tatum High School for the full year their entire Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years. If you are unsure of your enrollment status and want to know if you qualify, please see Mrs Yanas inthe front office.                                                                                Deadline : April 1

Tatum Athletic Booster Club This scholarship is for students whose parents have been a member of Tatum Athletic Boosters Club. You must complete the application and writre an essay. You can pick up an application in the Counselor's Office.                                                                                                                       Deadline: May 1

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation -­ Students who have competed at the UIL Academic Meet OR the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest at least once in their high school career are eligible for scholarships. Must be planning to attend a Texas college or university. Apply at www.tilfoundation.org between March 1 and May 12                                                                                                                   Deadline: May 12

 BELOW YOU WILL FIND THE WEB ADDRES OF MANY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS THAT ARE DUE IN APRIL. PLEASE LOOK AT THESE SITES AND SEE WHAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR. THESE ARE SCHOLARSHIPS YOU MUST APPLY FOR ONLINE.

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PGSF https://pgsf.org/pgsf-scholarship-application/
Chegg http://www.chegg.com/scholarships/chegg-1000-monthly-scholarship-march-2016/apply-2
American College Foundation http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx
Debt.com http://www.debt.com/our-story/scholarships
Champion Energy Services http://www.championenergyservices.com/programs/scholarship/
Slough Foundation Scholarship http://www.midland.edu/students/enrollment/charles_lela_and_mary_slough_foundation_scholarship.php
12 Keys http://www.bestrehabcenter.com/the-center/scholarship
Fantasy Sports Daily https://www.fantasysportsdaily.com/scholarship/apply/
ACF Visionary Scholarship http://www.americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx
AFSA "No Essay" https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/hsstep1/
Negative Population Growth http://www.npg.org/scholarship/npg-2016-photography-contest.html
Varsity Tutors http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
College JumpStart http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/application-us
Michigan Injury Lawyers http://www.spanglaw.com/scholarship
poetry slam http://www.powerpoetry.org/poetry-slams/all-i-need-scholarship-slam
Junk Car Medics https://www.junkcarmedics.com/about-us/scholarship/
Spangenberg Law Firm http://www.spanglaw.com/scholarship
Independence Foundation http://theindependencefoundation.org/programs/independence-foundation-scholarship/
Sports Unlimited http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/scholarship.html
Negative Population Growth http://www.npg.org/scholarship/npg-2016-written-ad-scholarship-contest.html
Red Head Scholarship http://scholarshipred.com/
Smith Publicity http://www.smithpublicity.com/smith-publicitys-2nd-1000-book-marketing-scholarship/
Shawn Carter Foundation https://www.shawncartersf.com/scholarship-fund/#eligibility
Atlas Shrugged competition https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#overview
Create Real Impact http://createrealimpact.com/contestrules/
The Fountain Head competition https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#overview
Get Up! Get Active http://www.getupgetactive.org/active-life-political-awarenes/
Hazing Prevention http://hazingprevention.org/home/awardsandgrants/high-school-essay-contest/
Hazing Prevention http://hazingprevention.org/home/awardsandgrants/national-hazing-prevention-week-poster-contest/
Courage to Grow http://couragetogrowscholarship.com/
Barbara Mandigo Kelly Poetry http://www.peacecontests.org/#poetry
Williamette Writers http://willamettewriters.org/submit-your-writing/kate-herzog-scholarship/
Varsity Tutors http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Choose your own adventure http://www.fastweb.com//college-scholarships/scholarships/167480?utm_content=scholarship&utm_medium=email&utm_source=award
Rent Hop https://www.renthop.com/college_scholarship
Little Rock Nine Text https://www.dosomething.org/us/about/easy-scholarships
David Zeno http://www.jobsproperty.com/s/founders-scholarship/
e-waste http://potentialmagazine.com/college-scholarships/e-waste-scholarship/
It's really all about education https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/all-about-education-scholarship
CARiD http://www.carid.com/scholarships.html