GRHS Counseling: Financial Aid and Scholarships

The counseling office encourages all seniors to come by the college room and to watch for financial aid and scholarship. Scholarships can be found on the front window of the office, on lunch room announcement screen, in their senior government, economics, and English classes, and on this website. Students my visit the office before school, during lunch, or after school. Appointments can be made through the counselor’s office to meet with Ms. Windham, Ms. McClure, or Ms. Nance about financial aid and scholarship

Please notify the counselor’s office if you are a recipient of a scholarship so that we can include that recognition during Senior Recognition Night in May .

UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Visit the individual colleges, universities, or institutions website to get information regarding scholarships and deadline dates.

LOCAL, STATE, and NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Copy of scholarships found in the high school college room. Seniors will be emailed some state and national scholarship information.

Local Scholarships are marked with an * in front of name.

Not all scholarships found in the high school college room have been posted.

Scholarships are posted by due date and order received.

Name of Scholarship
Deadline Date
2021 Glenn Mandeville Memorial Scholarship01/31/2021
Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship01/31/2021
Texas Student Housing Scholarship01/31/2021
I Have a Dream Scholarship01/31/2021
*Glen Rose Veterinary Clinic Scholarship02/12/2021
*Cliff May and Family Scholarship02/19/2021
*Hammond's BBQ Scholarship02/19/2021
*Rio Cantu Memorial Band Scholarship02/19/2021
*Somervell County Youth Fair Scholarship in Memory of Vickie Rosenbusch02/19/2021
*27th Annual Maleen Paulsen Memorial Scholarship02/19/2021
*David Payne Christian Scholarship02/19/2021
*Glen Rose Optimist Club Bill Starnes Fine Arts Scholarship02/24/2021
* Condy Family Scholarship02/26/2021
*Community Service "Pay It Forward" Scholarship02/26/2021
*Sunrise Properties Educational Scholarship02/26/2021
Loretta Borgman Hise Memorial Nursing Scholarship02/26/2021
Fort Worth Scottish Rite 2021 Scholarship02/26/2021
*GRISD Scholarship02/26/2021
*Shane McAnally Memorial Scholarship02/26/2021
*Bonnie Elaine Tompkins Memorial Scholarship02/26/2021
*Christian Ibarra Memorial Healthcare Career Scholarship02/26/2021
*Glen Rose Optimist Agriculture Logan Starnes Scholarship02/26/2021
*Glen Rose Optimist Club Educational Scholarship in Memory of Vernon Bohach02/26/2021
*Glen Rose Optimist Club Medical Scholarship in Memory of Roger Marks02/26/2021
*Paul B. Schuelke Athletic Scholarship02/26/2021
Sweet and Simple Scholarship02/28/2021
oxyGEN Scholarship02/28/2021
*11th Annual Carla Jones Memorial Scholarship03/02/2021
*Crystal Plaster "Good Neighbor Grant"03/02/2021
*Elizabeth Crocket Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution03/02/2021
*Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Conservation Scholarship03/02/2021
*Glen Rose Athletic Booster Club Scholarship 03/02/2021
*Glen Rose Lions Club Scholarship03/02/2021
*Harley Sinclair Memorial Baseball Scholarship 03/02/2021
*Somervell County Youth Fair Dale McPherson Scholarship03/02/2021
*Weldon and Jeanne Hart Social Studies Scholarship03/02/2021
*Wiley Funeral Home Scholarship03/02/2021
*2021 Dr. Roger E. Marks Health Care Scholarship03/02/2021
*Hannah Morales Memorial Softball Scholarship03/02/2021
*Lisa and Maria Schmidt Memorial Scholarship03/02/2021
*Rhonda Cagle Memorial Scholarship03/02/2021
*Somervell County Crime Stoppers Scholarship03/02/2021
*Tiger Card Athletic Scholarship03/02/2021
*Somervell County Rodeo Scholarship03/02/2021
*Hood & Somervell County A&M Club Scholarship03/08/2021
Hood Area A&M University Mothers' Club Scholarship03/08/2021
Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest03/09/2021
*John and Frances Wasilchak Scholarship03/24/2021
*Higginbotham Brothers Scholarship for Excellence03/26/2021
*J.M. McCroskey Memorial Scholarship03/31/2021
Superpower Scholarship03/31/2021
$12,000 SPE Scholarship04/15/2021
What Does the Number Five Mean to You?05/31/2021
Do-Over Scholarship06/30/2021
Flavor of the Month Scholarship07/31/2021
Make Me Laugh Scholarship08/31/2021
* GRHS X's ScholarshipTBA
*Glen Rose School Food Service Association ScholarshipTBA
*Honey & RJ Bell Memorial ScholarshipTBA
*Johnson-Somervell Counties Retired School Employees ScholarshipTBA
Superpower ScholarshipTBA
* GRHS Covia Scholarship in Memory of Danny ThompsonTBA
*Texas Laureate Iota Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi ScholarshipTBA
*Glen Rose Masonic Lodge ScholarshipTBA

*Local Scholarships are awarded to seniors during Senior Recognition every May. Scholarship recipients are selected by the scholarship donor or a scholarship committee selected by the donor. For additional information about local scholarships’ selection process, application, criteria, etc., contact Pat Windham at (254) 898-3808 or email at windpa@grisd.net.

SCHOLARSHIP DONATION/CREATION

If you would like to donate money or create a scholarship, please contact Pat Windham at (254) 898-3808 or email at windpa@grisd.net. Please include the following information in your email or voice mail:

Name
Phone number
Scholarship criteria or qualification (if creating a scholarship)
Amount of scholarship (or donation)
Name of scholarship to be created or name of scholarship to donate money

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID WEBSITES

Students planning on attending a two-year or four-year college, university or trade school will need to complete one of the following financial aid applications. Applications need to be submitted for each year the student will attend an institution of higher educations. It is recommended that applications be submitted in February or March for the Fall semester.

  • www.fafsa.ed.gov: Free Application for Federal Student Aid: this application qualifies students for federal loans and grants; also this application is required to quality for most college need and merit based scholarships
  • www.aie.org/State/TASFA: Texas Application for State Financial Aid: this application takes the place of the FAFSA for undocumented students.

Below are list of helpful web sites regarding financial aid and scholarship information.

SCHOLARSHIP AND FINANCIAL AID SCAM WARNING

Beware of financial aid and scholarship scams. If an organization is asking for money to apply for financial aid and/or scholarships, it is probably a scam. If you have any questions about the validity of financial aid and/or a scholarship, contact the counselor’s office or the Better Business Bureau at www.bbb.org.