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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 01, 2023
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 14, 2023
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services.  This scholarship has an intake period...

Appily Easy Money Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2023
The Appily scholarship application is fast and easy.Scholarship Eligibility: This scholarship is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and first semester senior students for all majors and schools. We will judge this scholarship based on other criteria such as volunteer work, extracurricular activities, special circumstances, etc.About the sponsors of the scholarship (EAB and Appily):EAB is the market leader in helping colleges...

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The city of Harlingen, Texas is situated in the middle of the Rio Grande Valley about 30 miles from the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Harlingen covers over 34 square miles in Cameron County, that makes it the second largest city within the county. The population is approximately 64,849. The city is a principle city of the Borwnsville-Harlingen Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Roughly four miles east of the city of Harlingen lies the Port of Harlingen. The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway is about 25 miles east of the port and stretches all the way from the Mexican border at Brownsville to St. Marks, Florida. More than 1,300 miles of protected waterway, 12 feet deep and 125 feet wide, are provided by the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

Originally, Harlingen was established in 1904 by Lon C. Hill. He named the city to honor Harlingen in the Netherlands. He made use of a large acreage of fertile land and created irrigation canals to draw farmers to help cultivate the land. The economy in the start was mainly dependent on agriculture, like for instance cotton and vegetables.

Harlingen over the years has built itself into a center for transportation and commerce. The populations increased significantly during the second World War, when military facilities were built in the city. The economy in the late 1980's was centered around citrus fruit, tourism, cotton production and grain.

There are several exciting attractions for everyone in the city of Harlingen. There are beautiful beaches situated on South Padre Island, the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan del Valley, and greyhound dog racing within Valley Race Park. There are some unique shops to be found in the Jackson Street Historic District, that is also the site of outdoor movie nights and various community events hosted by the city. Plazas from the Hispanic custom could be located at La Placita Diaz/Guiterrez Park, and concerts and theatrical performances are provided by the Harlingen Municipal Auditorium.

Because the city of Harlingen is situated at the convergence of two major flyways it makes an ideal location for tropical bird watching. Harlingen is home to some of the Great Texas Birding Trail locations, like the Harlingen Thicket Bird Sanctuary. Situated next to the amazing Laguna Madre is the Laguna Atascosa NWR. Santa Ana NWR also provides tram tours during the winter.

The Los Ebanos Preserve is amongst the most gorgeous places situated near Harlingen. The preserve includes many butterflies and birds in a great setting that includes several gardens and natural trails. The largest nature festival in the region, the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival, is situated here too. Other entertainment which can be found nearby consists of the Arroyo Queen tour and the Extravaganza Folklorica, that consists of dancing and music in addition to ethnic costumes.