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

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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 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: Jan 01, 2024
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...

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: Dec 31, 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: Dec 31, 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...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 29, 2023
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

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The city of Waco, Texas is located around 90 miles south of Dallas Metropolis and is just 100 miles north of Austin. Waco City sits within the heart of Texas state's technology and manufacturing corridor and serves as the county seat of McKennan County. Waco City is located along Interstate I-35 with other highways, comprising U.S. Routes 77, 84 and the Texas State Highway 6, serving the area. Waco City is likewise the birthplace of the soft drink Dr. Pepper.

The very first inhabitants of the area were the Huaco Indians, that is where the cities name is derived from. The city of Waco started as a small village that didn't start to resemble a city until the year 1849, when the first streets where laid out by a surveyor named George B. Erath. Waco City was incorporated during the year 1856 and rapidly developed into a bustling railroad community. By the 1870's several railroad lines were established making Waco City a hub of commerce for the state of Texas. In the year 1886, Baylor University merged along with Waco University after relocating from Independence to Waco. By the 1900's, Waco City had become among the biggest producers of cotton in the world.

The city was the site of a deadly shootout in the year 1993, which claimed ten lives. Of the ten deaths, 6 were members of the Branch Davidian cult and the other 4 were agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The Davidian compound in Mt. Carmel was destroyed by a fire resulting from the 51-day standoff that ensued directly following the shooting.

Amongst the biggest municipal parks in the state of Texas is Waco's Cameron Park, that is a great site utilized for picnicking, hiking, and canoeing. There are a lot of animal lovers that come to Cameron Park Zoo, that has a huge natural-habitat zoo that houses numerous species from all-around the world. Within the center of downtown is RiverSquare Center which is a variety of restored warehouses, some of which date back to the early 1900's, that have been turned into restaurants, bars, and shopping. Among the other fascinating attractions which could be found within Waco are the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, which consists of several interactive exhibits covering all types of sports; Art Center Waco, which entertains kids of all ages with hands-on activities; and the Dr. Pepper Museum, which comprises a mock-up of the original drug store when the drink was first invented. Also situated in the city is the Mayborn Museum Complex, the Armstrong Browning Library, Homestead Heritage, Lake Waco, Ranger Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, masonic Grand Lodge, Texas Ranger hall of Fame and Museum, and the Waco Suspension Bridge.

The Waco Thunders, a semi-pro football team are based in the city of Waco. They compete as one of 32 teams in the Texas United Football League. A professional minor league basketball team, the Waco Wranglers, are likewise among the sports teams of Waco City. As part of the American Basketball Association in 2006-2007, the Waco Wranglers played their first season and joined the United Basketball Association during 2008.