Houston

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:

Houston High School Scholarships
Houston College Scholarships
Houston University Scholarships

Scholarships

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 01, 2022
$25,165
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: Sep 29, 2022
$7,000
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
$2,000
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
$40,000
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
$10,000
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
$2,500
*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:
Alief Early College High School
Andy Dekaney High School
Austin High School
Carver HHigh School
CE King High School
Challenge Early College High School
Chavez High School
Clear Horizons Early College High School
Davis High School
Davis High School Aldine
Debakey High School For Health Prof
Early College Academy At Southridge
East Early College High School
Energized For STEM Academy Central High School
Energized For STEM Academy West High School
Furr High School
Harmony School Of Advancement
Harmony School Of Discovery
Harmony School Of Ingenuity
Harmony Science Academy
Houston Gateway Academy
Jones Futures Academy
Jordan High School
Kashmere High School
Kipp Generations Collegiate
Kipp Houston High School
Kipp Sunnyside High School
Klein Forest High School
Lamar High School
Lee High School
Madison High School
Mickey Leland College Prep Academy For Young Men
Milby High School
Mount Carmel Academy
North Forest High School
North Houston Early College High School
Perfor and Vis Arts High School
Reagan High School
Scarborough High School
Sharpstown High School
South Early College High School
Sterling High School
Summer Creek High School
Texas Connections Academy Houston
TH Rogers School
Victory Early College High School
Victory Prep
Victory Preparatory Academy
Waltrip High School
Washington B T High School
Westside High School
Wheatley High School
Worthing High School
Yates High School
YES Prep East End
YES Prep Gulfton
YES Prep North Central
Yes Prep North Forest
YES Prep Southeast
YES Prep Southwest
Young Women's College Prep Academy

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.