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

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Scholarships

Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$2,000
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: Mar 01, 2024
$25,000
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 $25,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$25,000
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 $25,000 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 or graduate school in...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 29, 2024
$1,000
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...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$2,500
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, 2024
$1,000
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2024.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...

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Accelerated Intermediate Charter School Albright Middle Aldine High School Aldine Middle Aldine Ninth Grade School Alief Middle Alta Academy American Academy Of Excellence Charter Aragon Middle School Attucks Middle Bammel Middle School Barbara Jordan High School Bellfort Academy Beverly Hills Intermediate Black Middle Bleyl Middle School Briarmeadow Middle School Budewig Intermediate Burbank Middle C E King High School C E King Middle Campbell Middle School Caraway Intermediate Carnegie Vanguard High School Carver High School For Applied Technology/Engineering Christa McAuliffe Middle Clear Lake High School Clear Lake Intermediate Clifton Middle Cobb 6th Grade Campus Contemporary Learning Center Middle Cook Middle School Cornerstone Academy Cullen Middle Cunningham Middle Cypress Creek High School Cypress Falls High School Cypress Ridge High School Cypress-Fairbanks Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program Deady Middle Dean Middle School Debakey High School For Health Professions Dobie High School Dominion Academy Charter School Dowling Middle Drew Academy Eastwood Academy Eckert Intermediate Edison Middle Edwin M Wells Middle Eisenhower High School Eisenhower Ninth Grade School Elmore Middle Elsik High School Energized For Excellence Middle School Escamilla Intermediate Fleming Middle Fondren Middle Fonville Middle Forest Brook High School Grady Middle Grantham Academy Gregory-Lincoln Education Center H P Carter Career Center Hall High School Hambrick Middle Hamilton Middle Harmony School Of Innovation Harmony School Of Innovation Harmony School Of Innovation Harmony School Of Nature And Athletics Harmony School Of Science Harmony Science Academy Harmony Science Academy Harmony Science Academy Hartman Middle Hastings High School Hcc Life Skills Program Highpoint School East (Disciplinary Alternative Education Program) Hodges Bend Middle Hoffman Middle Hogg Middle Holland Middle Holub Middle Houston Academy Houston Can Academy Hobby Houston Can! Academy Charter School Houston Heights High School Jackson Middle Jersey Village High School Jesse Jackson Academy Johnston Middle Kahla Middle School Kaleidoscope/Caleidoscopio Kase Academy Kerr High School Key Middle Killough Middle Kirby Middle Klein Intermediate Klentzman Intermediate Labay Middle School Landrum Middle Langham Creek High School Lanier Middle Las Americas Law Enforrcement - Criminal Justice High School Long Middle M C Williams Middle MacArthur High School Marshall Middle Mata Intermediate Mayde Creek High School Mayde Creek Junior High McReynolds Middle Memorial High School Memorial Middle Miller Intermediate Morris Fifth Grade Center Nimitz High School Nimitz Ninth Grade School North Central Alternative Middle School North Houston High School For Business North Shore Middle North Shore Senior High Northbrook High School Northbrook Middle Northwest Intermediate Northwest Preparatory Campus (Wileyvile) O'donnell Middle Oak Village Middle Olle Middle Ortiz Middle Owens Intermediate Parker Intermediate Patrick Henry Middle Perfor & Vis Arts High School Pershing Middle Plummer Middle School Pro-Vision School Project Chrysalis Middle Reed Academy Revere Middle Rice School Richard Milburn Academy - Suburban Houston Ryan Middle Sam Houston High School School For Accelerated Learning Sharpstown Middle Shotwell Middle Smiley High School Southwest High School Space Center Intermediate Spring Branch Middle Spring Forest Middle Spring Oaks Middle Spring Woods High School Spring Woods Middle Stehlik Intermediate Stelle Claughton Middle School Stevenson Middle Stovall Middle Stratford High School Taylor High School Thomas Middle Thompson Intermediate Truitt Middle School Walipp Watkins Middle School Welch Middle West Briar Middle Westbury High School Westfield High School Willowridge High School Wilson Intermediate Windfern High School Woodland Acres Middle Woodson Middle Wunderlich Intermediate Yes College Preparatory School - Northeast Youngblood Intermediate

Houston, 4th largest city within the United States, is the seat of Harris County and the economic hub of the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area (the 6th largest metropolitan area within the U.S. with a population over six million). It has a population of about two million in 2008, and its neighborhood comprises Downtown, Uptown, The Heights, Montrose, River Oaks, Rice Village Area, Midtown and Chinatown.

John Kirby Allen and Augustus Chapman Allen, who were both New York City real estate agents who obtained the area in hopes of establishing a city. The city was named after the Sam Houston, who was a popular general during the Battle of San Jacinto and was selected the president of Texas in the year 1836. Houston was incorporated by James Holman, who was the very first mayor of the city. The latter part of the 1800's saw the city expand as a commercial and railroad hub for the export of cotton. It even became the headquarters for General John Bankhead Magruder during the American Civil War. The 1950's and 1960's saw the unincorporated areas joined into the city limits, which expanded the city's size. It likewise gave way for the local shipbuilding trade to grow during the World War II and the establishment of NASA's "Manned SpaceCraft Center."

With approximately 20,000 plays, exhibitions, concerts, and arts programs, Houston is able to attract over eleven million visitors and residents every year. With around $70 million in state and government revenue, the non profit arts sector is very strong in the economy of the city. Its cultural events and exhibitions reportedly make around 10 million annually. The city of Houston is the only one among few cities that have permanent resident companies within all the areas of the performing arts: The Houston Symphony Orchestra (music), Alley Theatre (theatre), Houston Ballet (ballet), and Houston Grand Opera (opera). The city's strongest area is the visual and performing arts scene, and among the more dynamic names here is the Theater District located downtown. It has nine performing arts organizations and six performance halls. The city also offers numerous concerts, Broadway acts, exhibitions, shows, local folk artists and art groups in smaller progressive arts organizations. Furthermore, the city of Houston is even home to numerous museums. The Museum District, a popular cultural institution, is a well-known destination of around seven million tourists every year. Some of the more well-known ones also include: the Houston Zoo, Holocaust Museum, the Station Museum of Contemporary Art, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston Museum of Natural Science, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Bayou Bend, a facility of the Museum of Fine Arts, has one of America's best collections of decorative art, furniture and paintings.

The natural gas and oil business within Houston are internationally known. Additionally, very strong within the area are the sectors of biomedical research and aeronautics. the city of Houston has an emerging renewable energy resource sector that comprises both solar and wind energy. These areas are fast becoming a popular economic base within the city now. Nearly all of the big businesses have also made Houston their operational base. They include: ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, BP and Shell Oil. Various businesses that have made the city their head office comprise: Apache Corporation, Marathon Oil Corporation, Citgo, and Horizon Wind Energy.