Grand Prairie

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

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 31, 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...

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...

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The Texas city of Grand Prairie is situated in the mid-cities region and sits within three different counties: Ellis, Tarrant and Dallas. Currently, it has a population of approximately 176,000, making it the 15th biggest city within Texas State.

The city of Grand Prairie is conveniently located in between the bigger cities of Fort Worth and Dallas. Fort Worth is located 15 miles to the west, while the city of Dallas is just 12 miles east of downtown. Just five minutes north of Grand Prairie, is the DFW International Airport. The Interstate 20, Interstate 30, State Highway 360, Loop 12 and Spur 303 are easily accessible from the city, allowing residents access to practically anywhere within the state of Texas. Presently being constructed is a ten mile extension of State Highway 161 to Interstate 20. Its projected completion date is in 2012. When finished, it would connect with east-west freeways between Fort Worth City and the city of Dallas, like Interstate 20, Interstate 30 and the State Highway 183.

In Grand Prairie, there are 58 parks situated within, having an approximate area totaling 5,000 acres. Located in these 58 parks are five softball and baseball complexes, a senior centre, five public swimming pools, 32 tennis courts, a campground, 18 soccer fields and two beaches on Joe Pool Lake. The city of Grand Prairie has some competitive athletic programs.

1/4 sales tax that the city of Grand Prairie has established has been put towards park improvements. With this 20-year, $125 million plan Grand Prairie aims to enhance each and every park while continuing to expand and add more park land.

Although the city of Grand Prairie does offer several private golf courses and a county club the city of grand Prairie likewise has two affordable and remarkable public golf courses. Tangle Ridge is renowned for its bentgrass greens and Hill Country atmosphere. The largest practice putting green in Texas could be found at Prairie lakes, that has one of the very best golf values within the region.

The leading companies within Grand Prairie City, as of 2008, are: Grand Prairie Independent School District, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Poly-America, Inc., Bell Helicopter-Textron, City of Grand Prairie, Vought Aircraft Industries and Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie.

Six Flags, the well-known amusement park, runs its corporate office within the city of Grand prairie. The head office for American Eurocopter is also situated within the city of Grand Prairie.

In 1978, American Airlines relocated from New York City to the Dallas/Fort Worth area. They leased two large office buildings for their new headquarters. The move to Fort Worth was completed when the airline left its Grand Prairie facility on the 17th of January, the year 1983.