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:

Waco High School Scholarships
Waco College Scholarships
Waco University Scholarships


"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
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...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 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...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 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...

Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Niche is the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search and data tools, Niche helps millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school for them. Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
The SP 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 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2023.B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Alternative Education School
Bill Logue Juvenile Justice Center
Bosqueville High School
Bosqueville School Secondary
Brazos Middle School
Carver Academy
Cesar Chavez Middle School
Challenge Academy
Challenge Academy
Challenge Academy
Connally High School
Connally Intermediate Center
G L Wiley Middle
Gholson School
La Vega High School
La Vega Intermediate School H P Miles
La Vega Junior High School George
Lake Air Middle
Lakeview Academy
Lorena - Rbec
Methodist Children's Home
Midway High School
Midway Intermediate
Opportunity Learning Center
Opportunity Learning Center
Paul And Jane Meyer Public High School
Rapoport Academy-Quinn Campus
Rbec Opportunity Learning Center
Stars High School
Success Program
Tennyson Middle
University High School
University Middle
Waco Center For Youth
Waco High School

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.