Scholarship Opportunities

To request that a scholarship be added to this page, complete the following online form. This scholarship page is updated weekly, if you requested to have a scholarship please check back to see if it has been posted.

Scholarship Posting Request Form

The following scholarships have been received in the counseling centers. Please check in the counseling center at your high school for additional scholarships. NOTE: This page is best viewed on a full-size computer screen; it may not display properly on a mobile device.





MISD Education Foundation Scholarship
Provided by Southern Mechanical Plumbers Inc.
  • Must be a graduating senior of a Mesquite ISD high school.
  • Applicant must have a minimum B average during high school (2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale).
  • Applicant must have a clean discipline record.
  • Applicant must be planning to enroll in a college or university to pursue a career in the construction industry.
  • Academic factors may be considered (SAT/ACT scores, GPA or class rank), as well as attendance.
  • Applicant's involvement in school or community extracurricular activities may be considered.
Multiple Scholarships 4/30/2018

MEA Scholarship

Word Format Application

MEA Para Scholarship

MEA Intern/Resident Scholarship

All MISD seniors

You must be a resident, student, or paraprofessional of the Mesquite ISD.

Preference is given to members of MEA children and Education Majors



Educator Scholarship Both current college students and rising freshmen are eligible for this scholarship. 

The students will be chosen based on their academic achievements and essay.
Guitar Listy Scholarship
  • The students from the High School, College & University with any program/department.
  • Students from any subject for currently studying.
$1,000 10/30/2018
My Millennial Guide Scholarship
  1. In order to apply, you must submit an essay that focuses on a topic that relates to Cryptocurrency and its economic or political impact.
  2. You must be at least 18 years old.
  3. You must be enrolled full-time as a undergraduate or graduate student at accredited colleges or universities in the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the EU countries.
$500 8/31/2018
Jax Food Critic Scholarship To be eligible, applicant must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and submit a 750-1000 word essay on "Your favorite food". $3,000 12/1/2018
Artistic31mama Scholarship

All students who have attained age of 16 years are eligible to apply for our scholarship essay contest. Applicants must be pursuing their education presently in any educational institute.

GPA should be at least 2.5

$2500 12/25/2018
Fish Finder Scholarship All the undergraduate and postgraduate students can apply for this scholarship. To participate in this scholarship program, you must have the excellent writing skills. You have to write the content out of the box so that readers can engage with the content and can also impress our experts. $1,000 1/2/2019
Fairestprincess Scholarship

All the students who are enrolled in any educational institute can apply for this scholarship program.

GPA should be minimum of 2.5

$3750 12/20/2018
Drifted Scholarship Both current students and rising freshmen are eligible for this scholarship. $500 2/1/2019
Kidguard for Education Scholarship All grades 9 - 12 High School Students $500 10/31/2018
TRFT Scholarship
  1. have taken or be scheduled to take the Texas teacher certification exam in 2018 in preparation to begin teaching in the fall of 2018 or spring of 2019.
  2. be a relative of an active member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA).
  3. have earned an undergraduate or master's degree in education and a teacher's certification by August 31, 2018.
  4. submit his or her application and college transcripts by 5:00 p.m. on March 15, 2018.
$750 3/2018
Photoshop Scholarshop
  1. You should presently be a senior in high school;
  2. Or be transitioning from high school to a college or university;
  3. Or be already enrolled in a college or university inside the United States or Canada.
  4. Employees and their immediate family members of are not eligible to participate
$500 April 15th 
October 15th
My happiface Scholarship Any current, full-time,part time student of an accredited institute, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to become eligible. There is no requirement of minimum age. $3,000 12/10/2018
Coit Scholarship
  1. The applicant must be enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Canada, at some point during the submission entry dates. Submissions from international students are welcome.
  2. Entries for the COIT 2018 Clean GIF Scholarship Contest may be submitted between 12:01 am (PST) November 1, 2017, through 11:59 pm (PST) on August 31, 2018.
  3. Only one submission per person.
$2,000 8/31/2018
Fieldbloom Scholarship Both current students and rising freshmen are eligible for this scholarship. The $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to one student and the money will be transferred to their University to go towards the tuition fee. $1,500 12/18/2018
Parenting Scholarship If you are a high school, college, or university graduate/undergraduate, you are eligible to be a part of the scholarship program. Child bearing moms, even parents of preschoolers can also participate in the program as well. $1,000 12/31/2018
Grade Potential Scholarship No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. One entry per household per year. Winner will be notified via email on or before the Winner Selection Date. Failure by potential winner to respond to such notification within ten (10) days of notification, or failure by the potential winner to adhere to these Official Rules, will result in disqualification of the potential winner and an alternate winner will be selected. $1,000 5/15/2018
10unbiased Scholarship
  • The applicant must be a student of a Collage/ University (proof will be needed).
  • The applicant must attain 18 years of age.
  • Students who studying in area of Technology, Marketing, Finance, Business or communication.
$500 12/31/2018
Best Drone For Kids Scholarship
  1. GPA should be at least 2.5
  2. Applies to any student enrolled in higher education
  3. Students from all countries can benefit from this scholarship
$1,000 11/30/2018
Affordable Colleges online African American students who are concerned about how to pay for their college education will need to know how to find scholarship opportunities to assist them. This guide includes information on specific scholarships, places where students can find grants and how to apply for federal and state financial aid. Varies Varies
Online Marketing Scholarship
  • You must be a US citizen over the age of 17.
  • Already at university or college within the United States
  • You must have a 3.0 (or higher) GPA.
$1,000 9/8/2018
Reviewer Touch Scholarship

You must have these qualities to be eligible for participation-

A hint about how digital marketing works
Passion about writing
Strong observations about real life digital marketing working
Expressive writing manner
A strong will to get famous

$1,000 8/1/2018
Bay Alarm Scholarship

You must:

  • Be involved in a community service effort/volunteer opportunity where you work with the elderlyOrparticipate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in your home.
  • You must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • We reserve the right to verify the date of high school graduation or college enrollment.
  • Once submitted, your entry will become property of Bay Alarm Medical and can be used by Bay Alarm Medical for any purpose.
  • Only one entry per student permitted.
  • Entries containing plagiarized material or off-top content will result in disqualification.
1st $3,500
Coach Tube Scholarships
  • Any high school Senior (class of 2018)
  • Residing in the United States
  • Plays a high school or club sport
  • Maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher
$1,000 4/27/2018
Best Men's Shaver Scholarship
  • Students from all countries can benefit from this scholarship
  • GPA should be at least 3.0
  • Applies to any student enrolled in higher education
$1,000 11/20/2018

AMBUCS Mesquite (American Business Clubs Scholarship)

This scholarship is offered to Mesquite ISD seniors who are planning on pursuing an undergraduate degree in a medical-health related field. The degrees cannot be on the administrative side of healthcare, but on the side of direct patient care. (Pre-med, Pre- dentistry, physical therapy and speech therapy/pathology, audiology, optometry, podiatry, chiropractic, and nursing, to name most of them) This scholarship will be granted annually to three graduating seniors.

Interested seniors should complete a local scholarship application and return it to their guidance counselors.



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Commaful Scholarship
  • Currently, the scholarship is only available to citizens or permenant residents of the United States (proof will be required)
  • Must be currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited institution, university, college, or graduate school program in the United States. Summer programs and open enrollment courses do not count at this time. Accredited online programs do qualify.
$1,000 3/31/2018
Brainy Consumer Scholarship This opportunity is open to any student who is currently studying any reputable university/school or college.  $1,000 4/10/2019
Baby Swing Center Scholarship
  • Only students who are currently pursuing their studies whether school or college (university students) are profoundly welcomed for participation
  • Only one entry per student is permissible.
  • Read on the guidelines below carefully while applying.
1st $600
2nd $400
Raw Spice Bar Scholarship >To be eligible to apply, students must:
>Be enrolled full-time at a college or university in the USA or Canada for the 2018-2019 academic year.
>Be in good standing with their current academic institution.
>Exemplify outstanding community volunteer involvement.
>Have permission from a parent or legal guardian if they are under the age of 18.
$1,500 6/30/2018
Joe Hornsby Scholarship

To be eligible for a Joe Hornsby III Scholarship, applicants must satisfy the following criteria.

  1. Applicants must be planning to attend or be enrolled in an undergraduate
    program in an accredited college or university or a technical training program.
  2. Applicants must be a graduating senior of a high school from within Mesquite Independent School District.
  3. Priority will be given to students with special needs, visually impaired, physical disabilities, autism and/or Asperger syndrome.
  4. Applicants must have a minimum of a C average during high school (2.0 on a 4.0 grading scale)
$1,000 CLOSED
Gorilla Marketing
  • This scholarship is open to all the students who are currently enrolled in colleges, universities or high schools.
  • Students of any branch of education are eligible to apply for this scholarship, however, they must show an active interest in SEO / Internet Marketing.
  • Show the traits of a leader and someone who will be of benefit to the industry.
  • Applicants must be over the age of 18 when the scholarship is awarded to them.
$3,000 July 3, 2018
Diva Writing Scholarship
  • Applicant should be enrolled in any higher educational program including college, university, trade/vocational, etc. or currently a high school senior who will be attending the next academic year.
  • A good standing, minimum GPA of 2.5 is required
$3,500 7/20/2018
Beauty Essay Writing Scholarship Any current, full-time, part-time student of an accredited institute is eligible to apply for this scholarship program. There is no requirement of minimum age. $2,500 7/31/2018
Auto Safety Video Scholarship

Are you a US citizen or resident attending a college or university? If so, then you qualify to apply for a $750 first place prize! All you have to do is submit a 30-second to 5-minute long video about auto safety to our site!

$750 4/30/2018
Altec Designs Scholarship
  • Student must be enrolled in any accredited institution for Fall 2018 (any major)
  • Must complete essay of no more than 1,000 words
  • Must include recent photo
  • Authorize Altec Design to publish photo and essay on site if selected as winner
  • Winner will be chosen by internal committee. Points will be awarded based on original, creative ideas communicated in submitted essays
$750 7/15/2018
Geekermag Scholarship For students who are pursuing courses in Medical, Technical, Nursing, Law and Arts $1,000 5/2018
Sleep Scholarships Click on link for eligibility for each scholarship



Wilibuy Scholarship GPA 3.4
Business Administration and Management, Business (General), finance, accounting, or other related business degrees. Both majors and minors are accepted.
$2,500 8/21/2018
Couponbox Scholarship Must be a student from the United States
Applicant must be in High School, College or University education program currently
$500 11/5/2018
MonkeyKey Scholarship Must be 18 years or older
Must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident
Must be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States.
Must Possess a cumulative GPA of at lease 3.0
$2,500 6/30/2018
Orlando Hair Salon Scholarship

All students who have attained age of 16 years are eligible to apply for our scholarship essay contest. Applicants must be pursuing their education presently in any educational institute.

GPA should be at least 2.5

$4,000 1/25/2019
TEC Scholarship
  • An existing college student or incoming freshman (to be enrolled in the Fall of 2018 in good academic standing)
  • Attending any school, college or university as a full-time student
  • Complete and submit the application form.
  • Judging will be based on the submission quality of the application, which will include a short, 1000 word or less essay on – How will the growth of Amazon Web services & other cloud hosting providers impact the technology reseller industry?
$1,500 12/15/2018
Herbal Remedy For Sleep Scholarship
  1. Applicable to all students currently pursuing their education.
  2. The students of All the countries can get help from this scholarship.
  3. GPA should be at least 2.5.
$1,000 June 30, 2018
Danley's Garage Builders Scholarship

To be eligible to participate in the Danley’s Garages Scholarship Contest you must be:

  • A legal U.S. resident
  • A current undergraduate college student or a current high school student that will be enrolled in a college/university.
$1,000 11/15/2018
North Coast Financial Scholarship
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2
  • The essay must be the applicant's original work
  • Must be full-time student
  • Pursuing a degree in real estate, finance, marketing, accounting, management, economics or other business-related degree
  • Student must be able to provide proof of GPA requirement and full-time student status
$750 April 30, 2018
PhD Scholarships
  • Eligible for doctoral study
  • Meet specific undergraduate GPA or other academic requirements
  • Pursuing a field of study related to the scholarship
  • Considering employment with the scholarship's provider
  • Alumnus of the relevant college or university
  • Legal U.S. resident status
  • Agree to work for the scholarship provider for a specific period of time
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Child Safety in Cars Scholarship You must be a US citizen with proof of citizenship. 
You must be a high school graduate at the time of them award. 
You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA when applying and awarded.
$2,500 April 25, 2018
Top Security Scholarship To be eligible for the scholarship, you need to be a full-time college student in the USA for the academic year 2018-2019. You need to be 18 years or over. If you aren't, make sure to get the consent of your parents or legal guardians. $1,000 June 30, 2018
TopTech Giant Scholarship

You must have the following qualities to be qualified for this scholarship:


  • Currently enrolled as a student in colleges or universities
  • Passion for writing
  • The piece of content must be unique and creative
  • The language must be English
  • The words of your content must be able to convince anyone that you are correct
$1,000 3/26/2019
AGP Scholarship Program
  1. Applicable to all students currently pursuing their education.
  2. The students from all the countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  3. GPA should be minimum of 2.5.
$500 March 31, 2018
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DHG Scholarship This scholarship is open to all the students enrolled in colleges, universities, and high schools. Students of any stream/branch of educations anywhere in the world are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must have attained age of 18 years as ont he last date of scholarship. $1,000 May 31, 2018
The Yellow Gurl Scholarship
  • He / she should be enrolled for any educational program.
  • There is no restriction on minor/major.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required
  • Should be at least 16 years of age
$750 March 31,2018
NGScholars Scholarship Applicable to all the students who are currently pursuing their education
The students of all countries can apply
GPA should be at least 2.5
$750 May 31, 2018
Melanotanza Scholarship
  1. Applicable to all students currently pursuing their education.
  2. Students of All countries can get help from this scholarship.
  3. GPA should be at least 2.5.
$500 March 31, 2018
Paw Castle Scholarship
  1. Applicable to all students currently pursuing their education.
  2. The students from all the countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  3. GPA should be at least 2.5.
$500 March 31, 2018

Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship

Write an essay

Promote Entry on Social Media

Winners chosen monthly



Coupon Chief Scholarship

Must be a US resident enrolled in high school, college, or trade school to apply.


July 31st Yearly

Apartment List Scholarship

Any legal U.S. resident at lease eighteen (18) years old who meets one of the following criteria:

Currently attending hifh school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year

Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)


Given out quarterly

September 1

December 1

March 1

June 1

Coca-Cola Scholarship
  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools)
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school





Zumper Apartments Scholarship


Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in Fall 2016 is eligible to apply.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a short piece of writing, that includes the following:

1. How you've impacted your fellow student body or community.
2. An intro to housing near your school. Where are the best areas for students to live? You can also include up to 5 original images from around campus. If we like them, we may include them on our site and mobile apps (accredited to you of course!).

Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their application materials.



GE-Reagan Scholarship

This national program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who emboy the charactericas of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace, and at home.

We're looking for students with:

Leadership Drive Integrity Citizenship

Recipents will receive $10,000 renewable scholarships-up to $40,000 per student.

$10,000 CLOSED
AdzeYbrant Scholarship
  • 18 years or older.
  • A student enrolled full-time in a U.S or Canadian institution for graduate or undergraduate program. (U.S. territories are excluded)
  • An American or Canadian citizen or lawful permanent resident, currently living in the United States or Canada

First $1,500

Second $1,000

Third $500

Myflyfit Scholarship Any current, full-time, part-time student of an accredited institute, must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to be eligible. $2,500 August 31, 2018
The Mortgage Reports Scholarship

The Business Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to business or finance. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in a business or finance field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Recommended topics are included in the Personal Essay section.

All applications must be received by January 29th, 2017. Finalists will be notified in February and must provide proof of enrollment and GPA (letters of acceptance, transcripts, etc.) before the scholarship recipient is selected.

$1,000 CLOSED
Buenas Opiniones Scholarship
  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
  • Plan to enroll in a technical, undergraduate or graduate school during SPRING or FALL of scholarship cycle year
  • Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
$2,500 CLOSED
Bed Bug Bite Scholarship
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must be a citizen of the United StatesAustralia or Canada
  • Currently enrolled in colleges, universities, or are high school seniors.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application.
  • Non-English submissions will automatically be rejected.
$1,500 CLOSED
IOBD2 Scholarship Applicable to all the students who are currently pursuing their education
The students of All the countries can apply for this scholarship
GPA should be at least 2.5
$3,000 July 31, 2018
Get A Boost Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Be a full-time student
  • Submit an essay as outlined in Essay Instructions, signing your essay with your full name, university name and address
  • Enter only one application and one essay per person
  • Be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia
$2,000 CLOSED
Elks National Foundation Lagacy Awards Scholarship For the 2017 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2014, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2014, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2017. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.

2) The applicant must be a high school senior.

3) The applicant must apply online only. The 2017 Legacy Awards application deadline is 11:59 a.m. Central Time on Friday, February 3, 2017.

4) If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.

5) Applicants must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) by December 31, 2016.

6) Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student qualifies for more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level.

7) Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, colleges or universities. (Note: Applicants from Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico and the Philippines may apply Legacy Awards toward schools, colleges or universities in their respective homes.)

8) If you are selected as a 2017 Legacy Awards recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the scholarship. Click here for more information about serving with the Elks.
$4,000 CLOSED

Mesquite Rotary Club Scholarship

Each year the Mesquite Rotary Club is pleased to award a student from each area high school a $1,500 scholarship based on GPA, school service, community service and financial need. The recipient must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. In addition, a student or students attending Eastfield College on a full time will be awarded up to a total of $1,500 based on the same criteria.

The Annual Rotary Club Scholarship Luncheon is scheduled for Tuesday, April 11, at 11:30 am. The luncheon will be held at the Dallas Athletic Club.
**We invite the principal and registrar (or their designees) to attend the luncheon as honored guests

The purpose of the luncheon is to recognize senior-level students who have excelled at the highest academic levels AND to recognize the Mesquite Rotary Club Scholarship recipients for this school year (Each scholarship recipient will receive $1,500).



Quest Scholarship

This scholarship was established and funded by Quest students to recognize and honor gifted/talented peers from MISD whose academics, activities and character demonstrate a commitment to excellence. Seven $275 scholarships will be awarded for the fall 2016 academic semester. Scholarships are non-renewable. See your counselor for an application.


1. Applicants must have been in Quest in elementary school, at least one A/T class per year in middle school and at least one Gifted or AP class per year in high school.

2. Applicants must submit an application, a high school transcript and two letters of recommendation from MISD teachers of gifted/talented or AP students.

3. Applicants must submit a completed application by March 18th, 2016.
Completed forms, transcripts, and letters of recommendations should be mailed, faxed or emailed to:

Quest Scholarship Committee
c/o Quest Department
Mesquite ISD
2701 Sybil Drive
Mesquite, TX 75149
Fax 972-882-7275



Asbestos Research Scholarship Applicable to all students currently pursuing their education.
Students from all countries are eligible to apply 
GPA should be a minimum of 2.5
$1,000 May 31, 2018

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships

NSHSS Foundation scholarships have been created to help reduce financial barriers for high school students as they prepare for upcoming careers in STEM majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), business, economics, public policy, and environmental science and sustainability. The Foundation seeks to engage these future leaders in order to help fuel the global economy, stimulate innovation and creativity, and yield a strong ethical foundation for decision-making. We seek to support higher education to enable our future leaders to achieve their dreams.

The scholarships are targeted towards high school seniors, or rising college freshmen, who belong to groups generally under-represented in these careers.


Various Scholarships Ongoing

Farm Hydroponics Scholarship
  1. pplicable to all students currently pursuing their education.
  2. The students from all the countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  3. GPA should be minimum of 2.5.
$1,000 March 31, 2018

American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards

APA and its affiliate organizations provide a wide range of grants, scholarships and awards with the aim of advancing the science and practice of psychology as a means of understanding behavior and promoting health, education, and human welfare


Various Scholarships Ongoing


(National association of Federal Educaiton Program Administrators)

Candidates for the NAFEPA scholarship will be selected by the NAFEPA affiliate state organization or representative. Each state may select one candidate for the national scholarship program. States with 100 or more members are permitted to nominate two candidates.

Scholarships will be awarded based upon the following criteria of equal point value:
• High school or college transcript from fall 2015 (20 points)
• Extracurricular activities/leadership activities within the community, non-profit, or church (20 points)
• Three letters of recommendation, including letters from a school principal, faculty member or staff and a non-family member (on school letterhead if from school staff) (20 points)
• Financial need (20 points)
• A 300 word (maximum) essay outlining his/her leadership activities and future
goals (20 points)

Application Information

$2,500 /