There are many scholarships for Odessa students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Odessa, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Odessa students in the following categories:

Odessa High School Scholarships
Odessa College Scholarships
Odessa University Scholarships


Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 01, 2022
The $25,050 "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,...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 29, 2022
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship:A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US TerritoriesB) You must be 16 years of age or olderC) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high schoolD) You must be located within the United StatesNote...

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be:A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States;C) A parent who currently has a...

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
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...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
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.To be eligible for the CollegeXpress Scholarship...

Points Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
*Note that this scholarship has been updated as of September 16, 2022.  The scholarship will now be $2500 and given out 12 times a year.The Points College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Alternative Education Center
Bonham Junior High
Bowie Junior High
Career Center
Crockett Junior High
Ector Junior High
George HW Bush New Tech Odessa
Hood Junior High
Nimitz Junior High
Odessa High School
Permian High School
Richard Milburn Academy - Ector County

Odessa City, Texas sits mainly in Ector County, while a smaller part of the city stretches into Midland County. The city is the principle city within the Odessa Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area, with a population of around 99,900. The MSA is also part of the Midland-Odessa Texas Combined Statistical Area. The estimated population of this CSA is around 266,941.

In the year 1881, Odessa was established as a cattle shipping and water stop point on the Texas and Pacific Railway. The very first post office was opened soon after during 1885. During 1891 the city of Odessa was named the county seat of Ector County. The city was finally incorporated after the discovery of oil within the region during the year 1927.

The oil business helped to draw several migrant workers to Odessa City. Cowden Field and Penn Field were both opened during 1930. After opening, the population of the city of Odessa rose from 750 to over 5000. The second world war, and the rise in demand for oil which it created, expanded the cities population to a little more than 10,000.

The economy in Odessa is mainly run by the oil industries. Nevertheless, the city of Odessa is attempting to diversify its economy by taking some economic procedures to ensure stability. Some of the leading private sector companies are Saulsbury Companies, Odessa Regional Hospital and Walmart. There is even a Televista inbound customer service call center and a Coca Cola distribution center located within the city.

Most of the citizens of Odessa are employed in one of the following sectors: educational, healthcare, construction, oil, accommodation and food services, manufacturing, repair and maintenance, or mining. More than 31% of the workforce is involved in an office and sales type of job. Professional, management, and related types of work comprise approximately 23% of the labor force.

The majority of the most sought after jobs within Odessa City relate to petroleum engineers, sales managers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, registered nurses, financial managers, school, education and vocational counselors, management analysts and health and medical service managers. A college degree is required in nearly all of the popular jobs within the city of Odessa.

Some of the main private industry companies which are situated within Odessa City comprise Saulsbury Companies, Walmart, Bobby Ox Companies, Odessa Regional Hospital, Investment Corp of America, Haliburton, Weatherford CPS Oil and Gas, Family Dollar and Televista.

The leading companies in the surrounding area are Ector County I S D, Medical Center Hospital, Odessa City, Odessa College, Texas Tech University, Ector County and the University of Texas of the Permina Basin.