Scholarships for Alumni
- Foster Care Alumni Association of America (Scholarships for 25+)
- Foster Care to Success Scholarships, Casey Family Services
- National Foster Parent Association
- Orphan Foundation of America:
- Texas Foster Family Association Scholarship
- Together we Rise Family Fellowship
Scholarships for UT Students:
- Glenn Maloney Memorial Scholarship: Applications are currently available on Hornslink through February 10, 2020. The application process includes the submission of an application, resume, and recommendation letter. Letters of recommendation will be due February 17, 2020.
- Several scholarships of a minimum of $1000 will be awarded in 2020.
Scholarships with upcoming 2020 deadlines:
- Jeannie Hunter Hackett Memorial Scholarship: The Pan American Round Table of Austin offers one $2,000 scholarship to a currently enrolled (AY 2019-20) junior or senior UT Austin undergraduate from Latin America. It is called the Jeannie Hunter Hackett Memorial Scholarship. The deadline to apply is March 9, 2020.
- Hallie Gay Walden Bagley Scholarship: This scholarship was created to help students lift a little bit of financial stress off of their shoulders while also helping to strengthen our communities since the youth of today are our future! Students from all majors and areas of study are encouraged to apply. To be eligible, each applicant will be asked to submit a short essay of no more than 500 words. The award for this scholarship is $1,000 and all applications must be submitted by November 1, 2020. At the conclusion of the application period, a committee will confer and select a winner, we will notify the winner by December 1, 2020.
Links to other financial aid resources:
- College Scholarships.org
- College Scholarships
- College Board Scholarships
- Horatio Alger Association Scholarships
- State Scholarships: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/
- National Scholarships: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/national-scholarships/
- Career & Technical Scholarships: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/
- Maryville University Online’s Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Resources for African American students
Other free scholarship search sites are listed in the article, How to find scholarships for college.
The Federal Trade Commission advises that you beware of scholarship scams. Services that “guarantee” money for college in exchange for an upfront fee can be rip-offs.