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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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
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: Aug 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 Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
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 $10,000 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...

The Future is Now Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 28, 2024
The Lenny Scholarship offers $1,001 US to support young individuals aged 16 and above, enrolled in college and residing in the US or India. Automatic disqualification may occur for multiple applications.EligibilityYou must be a resident of the US or IndiaYou must be 16 years of age or olderYou must be enrolled in a college

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
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...

The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship.This scholarship...

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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.