2019-2020 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Finding Scholarships on the Net        

Scholarship searches on the internet should be free of charge. It is not recommended to pay anyone to locate a scholarship. 

GRANTS

Students may apply for grants by completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). This may be completed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.  The FAFSA should be completed as soon as possible after October 1 of a student's senior year.

There is an East Texas Educational Opportunity Center office in Longview located across from LeTourneau University where you may receive free assistance with completing the FAFSA.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

These additional scholarship applications are now available in the Counselor's Office at Tatum High School. These scholarships are competitive scholarship with specific requirements to be completed and submitted by individual deadlines. Once submitted,a committee from the sponsor of the scholarship will award the recipients. These committees do not always notify the High School Counselor. If you win one of these, please make sure you let the counselor know so that you can be recognized at the Senior Scholarship Ceremony held at the end of the year.

  • Rusk County Youth Project Show : For students that have participated in the Project Show.
  • Texas Farm Credit: This is an opportunity to apply for Ag Student of the Month from Jan to April. This is also the application for the Marsha Martin Ag Leaders Scholarship where students must be a member of FFA or 4-H.
  • Texas Engineering Foundation: For students that will pursue a degree in engineering.
  • Texas Student Housing:   This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton Texas. This scholarship will pay the partial or full cost of OFF-CAMPUS room for one academic year at Town Lake in Austin, The Ridge at North Texas, and the Cambridge in College Station.
  • TENASKA: This is a $1000 competitive scholarship for any student that is Planning to attend a 2 or 4 year post secondary education program at an accredited institution.
  • East Texas Professional Credit Union: East Texas Professional Credit Union McLaughlin Scholarship for Education Majors.
  • Ramsey Realty: $5000 in scholarships wanting to help those who typically do not qualify for other grants.
  • Tatum Education Foundation: This is for any student that applies and goes to a post secondary educational institution. Students must have been enrolled in Tatum High School for the full year their entire Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years. If you are unsure of your enrollment status and want to know if you qualify, please see Mrs Yanas inthe front office.
  • Tatum Athletic Booster Club This scholarship is for students whose parents have been a member of Tatum Athletic Boosters Club. You must complete the application and writre an essay. You can pick up an application in the Counselor's Office.
  • Texas Interscholastic League Foundation - Students who have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet OR the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest at least once in their high school career are eligible for scholarships. Must be planning to attend a Texas college or university. Apply at www.tilfoundation.org between March 1 and May 12  

 

Below you will find the web address for many scholarships with various deadlines. Please look at the sites to see if any apply to you.  You must apply for these scholarships online.

PGSF https://pgsf.org/pgsf-scholarship-application/ 

Chegg http://www.chegg.com/scholarships/chegg-1000-monthly-scholarship-march-2016/apply-2 

American College Foundation http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx 

Debt.com http://www.debt.com/our-story/scholarships 

Champion Energy Services http://www.championenergyservices.com/programs/scholarship/ 

ACF Visionary Scholarship http://www.americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx  

AFSA "No Essay" https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/hsstep1/ 

Varsity Tutors http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship 

College JumpStart http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/application-us 

Poetry Slam http://www.powerpoetry.org/poetry-slams/all-i-need-scholarship-slam 

Spangenberg Law Firm http://www.spanglaw.com/scholarship 

Sports Unlimited http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/scholarship.html 

Negative Population Growth http://www.npg.org/scholarship/npg-2016-written-ad-scholarship-contest.html 

Smith Publicity http://www.smithpublicity.com/smith-publicitys-2nd-1000-book-marketing-scholarship/

Shawn Carter Foundation https://www.shawncartersf.com/scholarship-fund/#eligibility 

Ayn Rand Essay Contest https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#overview 

Create Real Impact http://createrealimpact.com/contestrules/ 

Get Up! Get Active http://www.getupgetactive.org/active-life-political-awarenes/ 

Hazing Prevention Essay http://hazingprevention.org/home/awardsandgrants/high-school-essay-contest/ 

Hazing Prevention Poster http://hazingprevention.org/home/awardsandgrants/national-hazing-prevention-week-poster-contest/ 

Courage to Grow http://couragetogrowscholarship.com/ 

Barbara Mandigo Kelly Poetry http://www.peacecontests.org/#poetry 

Varsity Tutors http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship 

Rent Hop https://www.renthop.com/college_scholarship 

e-waste http://potentialmagazine.com/college-scholarships/e-waste-scholarship/ 

It's really all about education https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/all-about-education-scholarship 

CARiD http://www.carid.com/scholarships.html

 

 

 

Conditional Grant Program https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BynxDgLrotQyYl9FV3kweDVIR2FIR25QZEhncHV3TkZIVkRJ/view?usp=sharing 

Scholastic All Stars https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BynxDgLrotQyMjNoQXh1NUQ2Z1RiN1VTWDk2YzZPN2FFQlA0/view?usp=sharing 

Horatio Alger Association https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/ 

Wendy's High School Heisman Class of 2018 https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/program-timeline/ 

Lexus Eco Challenge http://lexus.scholastic.com/challenges?eml=SMP/e/20170919////Lexus////Hero////&ET_CID=20170919_SNP_Lexus_ACQ_21205&ET_RID=98238764 

The Foundation Fellowship and Ramsey Honors Univ. or Georgia https://www.admissions.uga.edu/Prospective-Students/Tuition-Fees/Scholarships/Foundation-Fellowship-Part-I 

Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest http://www.alticeconnects.com/HHM 

University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship and Ramsey Honors Scholarship https://www.admissions.uga.edu/Prospective-Students/Tuition-Fees/Scholarships/Foundation-Fellowship-Part-I 

University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship and Ramsey Honors Scholarship https://www.admissions.uga.edu/Prospective-Students/Tuition-Fees/Scholarships/Foundation-Fellowship-Part-I 

Burger King Scholarship https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/ 

Lexus Eco Challenge http://lexus.scholastic.com/challenges?eml=SMP/e/20170817////LexusLandandWater/button//////&ET_CID=20171018_SNP_Lexus_SL1_ACQ_21484&ET_RID=202331740 

Texas Farm Credit Scholarship https://sitebridge.farmcreditbank.com/f/other/41/2018_TFC_Scholarship_Packet.pdf 

Midwestern State University-Please check website for deadline https://mwsu.edu/admissions/scholarships 

John F. Kennedy Scholarship https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Eligibility-and-Requirements.aspx 

East Texas Communities Foundation Scholarships http://etcf.org/scholarships/available-scholarships/ 

AAMI Foundation Scholarship http://www.aami.org/professionaldevelopment/content.aspx?ItemNumber=886 

Patriot Promise Grant http://www.uttyler.edu/scholarships/freshman/new-freshman-student-2018-19.php 

The GREAT scholarship program http://jobs.greatclips.com/page/show/schools-scholarships 

ACT Student Champions www.act.org/readinesschampions 

Kelly Community Scholarship http://www.kellycommunity.org/Kelly_Community_FCU_Scholarship_85.html 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php 

Dallas Jewish Community Foundation http://www.djcf.org/collegescholarships

Triple-Impact Scholarship http://positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/?utm_source=h5m&utm_medium=e&utm_campaign=mom 

Texas Student Housing  http://www.texasstudenthousing.net/2018-2019-application/ 

East Texas Communities Foundation Scholarships http://etcf.org/scholarships/available-scholarships/ 

Communities Foundation of Texas https://www.cftexas.org/apply-to-a-cft-scholarship 

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search/a 

Communities Foundation of Texas https://www.cftexas.org/apply-to-a-cft-scholarship 

East Texas Professional Credit Union https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyYVdLZUhRWXNvbWtxYkRORmJvTURYTDFYVElB 

Area Go Texan http://www.rodeohouston.com/Educational-Support/Scholars/Apply 

Norwhich University- $2,000 Take the Lead Scholarship http://www.norwich.edu/undergraduate-admissions/ready-to-apply-weve-got-options/ 

The Coolidge Scholarship- a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship www.coolidgescholars.org 

 Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) http://www.apiasf.org/?ep_mid=11403777&ep_rid=275232025 

University of Texas at Tyler https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyTnQ5SkMzaDhDRUFxb2J0Ynd0dFdoSXA4elVN 

ACF Visionary Scholarship Program https://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx 

Rove Pest Control Scholarship   - $500 http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/ 

Lexus Eco Challenge http://lexus.scholastic.com/?eml=SMP/e/20170817////LexusLandandWater/callout//////&ET_CID=20170817_SNP_LexusAdmin_SL2_ACQ_20945&ET_RID=7671868 

Financial Aid for Minority Students https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyaFZIdnVJb2J2ZjhPSVZXZko1cnhDNm5KNmg4 

Univerisity of Oklahoma https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQySW5wbDFCUXdPMUd1amdlN2FGbWc5S3YwLVI0 

Boston Univeristy https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyOG9CSFBpNFlpX3Nkb1FhY0RCczF6cHJkME1V

LeTourneau University https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyRnVFZ2FRQkJHcDBEdGM2VnBBNVI2X2VCTmVB 

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, full ride scholarship opportunities https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQycG5NSG5jY1pGbktxM2pKNEIwamxLWmt2b1hr 

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQySGhhREwwRnJJMl9aMm9JV2RQRWpKTEYtTWVv 

East Texas Professional Credit Union https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyYVdLZUhRWXNvbWtxYkRORmJvTURYTDFYVElB 

Collins Scholars Application https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyLURpTzFYS3p4VktMc3U4WFVvSTZSOEM1Z0dJ 

2018 Profile in Courage Essay Contest https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyeDFsMy00d0tlN0hOaFRINTh6cXYxZVltc09V 

University of Oklahoma https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyUE1GQmxSWXJlVHNUN3oxTDQ5enBnNmdNeDJv  AMDA 2017 National Audtion Scholarships https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQydmN4cDRhbEI0R2FLcWxoUk1YeUlsMVlnQWRr 

Texas Tech National Merit Scholarship program admissions.ttu.edu/nationalmerit 

Lexus Eco Challenge http://lexus.scholastic.com/challenges?eml=SMP/e/20170817////LexusLandandWater/button//////&ET_CID=20171018_SNP_Lexus_SL1_ACQ_21484&ET_RID=202331740 

Tyler Junior College - opens November 6, 2017 https://www.tjc.edu/scholarships 

Univeristy of Houston http://www.uh.edu/financial/undergraduate/types-aid/scholarships/#freshmen 

Austin Bank Scholarship https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyWTAzT0hpbW1YOGFfd3VOVnl6Wk1VQmh0UHBn 

Stephen F. Austin : Smith Hutson Scholarhips https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyblJhS3NpTUs5dWVPOHNfRjNZN1pzTGtncDJj 

Texas State University- Assured Scholarships https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BynxDgLrotQyMDM3bFNucnBhRFd1NTI2aXVHMlVHUWU2TGhZ 

Hendrix College:  www.hendrix.edu/haysnomination