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Thursday, February 14 – Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo supplemental documentation packet must be received by this date in the Educational Programs office. Visit website for more information www.rodeohouston.com

Tuesday, February 26 – Campus visit to Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas.  Seniors will depart at 10:00 a.m. and return no later than 3:00 p.m. Students will be responsible for buying their lunch.

Friday, March 1 – Eastex Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Education Scholarship must be postmarked by this date.  Eligible students must live with immediate family who has local service/dial tone in the prefix 368 service area.  Students or parents can call and request an application to be mailed to them.  See Ms. Bays if additional information is needed.

Friday, March 1 – Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc. Educational Foundation Scholarship must be postmarked by this date.  Applications are available from Ms. Bays.

Wednesday, March 6 – Shelby County Cruisers application must be received by committee chairperson at address on application by this date.  Application and more information available from Ms. Bays.  No valedictorian or salutatorian will be eligible to apply.

Friday, March 8 – Aggie Moms Scholarship due on or before this date.  Must be enrolled to attend Texas A & M in fall, 2019.  See Ms. Bays for an application.

Friday, March 15 – Daughters of the Republic of Texas application must be postmarked no later than this date.  Applications are available from Ms. Bays.

Friday, March 29 – Shelbyville United Methodist Church Scholarship due date.  Applications are available from Ms. Bays

Sunday, March 31 – Panola College Endowed Scholarship application deadline.  Scholarship applications can be found online at www.panola.edu at the financial aid site.

Wednesday, April 10 – Toletha Furlow Memorial Scholarship deadline. Due by 9:00 a.m. to Ms. Bays.  Applications available from Ms. Bays.

Friday, April 26 – Shelbyville Athletic Booster Club Scholarship.   Must be in good standing with the athletic department and be a senior.  Must have earned a total of 50 working hours, 10 of which must be during senior year.  See Ms. Bays for an application.  All scholarships are to be turned in to Ms. Bays by 3:00 p.m. on last Friday in April.

Friday, April 30 – Shelby County Farm Bureau Scholarship application must be received in office by this date.  Must be a son or daughter of a Shelby County Farm Bureau Member to be eligible.  See Ms. Bays for an application.

Friday, May 3 – Due Date for Octavaian Burrell #32 Strong Scholarship.  See Ms. Bays for an application.

Friday, May 10 – Toledo Bend Retired Teachers Association due date.  Must be returned to address indicated by this date.  See Ms. Bays for an application.

 

Wednesday, May 15– Senior Scholarship Day at 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 16-Saturday, May 18 – Senior Trip

Friday, May 24 – Graduation Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. in band hall/gymnasium.

 

 

**Dates are subject to change due to updates.

 

 

 

Colleges Offering Free Tuition Based on Family Income

 

*Students must be accepted to the college in order to qualify for the free tuition offers.

 

**SAT Scores=Critical Reading + Math

 

Midwestern State University, Mustangs Guarantee Program

  • Covers tuition and mandatory fees for students with family incomes of $50,000 or less.  Must be Texas resident and Pell Grant eligible.
  • Admissions Requirements:

                     Top 10% No minimum on SAT or ACT

               Next 40% 990 SAT, 21 ACT

               3rd Quarter  1070 SAT, 23 ACT

                     4th Quarter  1110 SAT ACT 24

  • Deadline:  May 31st financial aid file must be complete.
  • Must complete 15 credit hours each semester and maintain a 2.5 GPA

 

Sam Houston State University, Bearkat Promise

  • Covers tuition for students with family incomes of $25,000 or less
  • Admission Requirements:

              1st Quarter  850 SAT, 17 ACT

        2nd Quarter  930 SAT; 19 ACT

                    3rd Quarter  1030 SAT, 22 ACT

                    4th Quarter  1140 SAT; 25 ACT

  • Deadline:  March 1, all paperwork submitted for admission.  April 1 to submit and complete all financial aid paperwork.
  • Includes housing for freshmen students.  Renewable for three years.

 

Stephen F. Austin State University, Purple Promise Program

  • Covers tuition and fees for adjusted gross family income of $30,000 or less.  Must be a Texas resident and Pell Grant eligible
  • Admission Requirements:

                    1st Quarter  No minimum on the SAT or ACT

                    2nd Quarter  850 SAT; 18 ACT

                    3rd Quarter  1050 SAT, 23 ACT

                    4th Quarter  1250 SAT; 28 ACT

  • Deadline:  June 1, all financial aid paperwork must be completed and submitted.  Must be Pell Grant eligible.
  • Must enroll in at least 15 credit hours each semester.  Maintain a 2.2 GPA or higher.  Must reapply each year.

 

 

 

 

 

Texas A&M University, Aggie Assurance

  • Covers tuition for adjusted gross family income of $60,000 or less.  May also be eligible for aid for fees, books and supplies, and dormitory
  • Admission Requirements:

                    1st Quarter  No minimum on the SAT or ACT

                    2nd Quarter  1140 SAT; 25 ACT

                    3rd and 4th Quarter  1270 SAT, 29 ACT

  • Deadline:  June 1, all financial aid paperwork must be completed and submitted.  Must be Pell Grant eligible.
  • Must enroll in at least 15 credit hours each semester.  Maintain a 2.2 GPA or higher.  Must reapply each year.

 

Texas State University, Bobcat Promise

  • Must be an entering freshman and Texas resident with family adjusted gross income of $25,000 or less
  • Admission Requirements:

                    1st Quarter  No minimum on the SAT or ACT

                    2nd Quarter  920 SAT; 20 ACT

                    3rd Quarter  1180 SAT, 26 ACT

                    4th Quarter  1270 SAT; 29 ACT

  • Deadline:  March 1, all paperwork submitted for admission.  April 2 submit and complete all financial aid paperwork.
  • Must complete at least 15 credit hours each semester and maintain a 2.0 GPA

 

Texas Tech, Red Raider Guarantee

  • Covers tuition and fees for family incomes of $40,000 or lower
  • Admission Requirements:

                    Top 10%  No minimum on the SAT or ACT

                    1stQuarter  1140 SAT; 25 ACT

                    2nd Quarter  1230 SAT, 28 ACT

        3rd and 4th Quarter  1270 SAT; 29 ACT

  • Deadline:  February 1 for admissions.  May 1 deadline for submission of all admissions and financial aid paperwork
  • Must be a first time entering freshman and enroll in at least 12 hours a semester

 

University of Houston, Cougar Promise

  • Covers tuition and fees for family incomes of $40,000 or lower
  • Admission Requirements:

                    Top 20%  No minimum on the SAT or ACT

                    21-50% 1000 SAT; 21 ACT

                    Or individual review

  • Deadline:  April 1 postmark for all paperwork for admission.  April 1 deadline for submission of all financial aid paperwork.
  • Must take at least 30 credit hours each school year and maintain a 2.5 GPA

 

University of North Texas, Emerald Eagles Scholars

  • Covers tuition and fees for family incomes of $40,000 or lower
  • Admission Requirements:

                    Top 10%  No minimum on the SAT or ACT

                    1st Quarter  950 SAT; 20 ACT

                    2nd Quarter  1050 SAT; 23 ACT

        3rd Quarter  1180 SAT; 26 ACT

        4th Quarter   Individual review

  • Deadline:  March 1, all paperwork submitted for admissions.  March 1, have completed and submitted the FAFSA.
  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA and enroll in 15 hours each semester, completing 30 hours each year and work in a campus job 10 hours per week

 

University of Texas at Arlington, Maverick Promise

  • Family income of $65,000 or lower
  • Admission Requirements:

                    Top 25 %  No minimum on the SAT or ACT

                    2nd Quarter  1050 SAT; 22 ACT

                    3rd Quarter  1150 SAT, 25 ACT

                    4th Quarter   Individual review

  • Deadline:  April 1, all paperwork submitted for application and be accepted for admission.  April 1, submit and complete all financial aid paperwork
  • New freshmen students are eligible for up to 5 years if 2.0 GPA is maintained and enroll in a minimum of 6 hours at UTA

 

University of Texas at Dallas, Tuition Promise

  • Family income of $25,000 or lower.  Must be Texas resident and Pell Grant eligible.
  • Admission Requirements:

                    Not available

  • Deadline:  March 31, must be admitted to the university and have all financial aid paperwork submitted.
  • Must complete 30 credit hours each year and maintain a 2.5 GPA.  Eligible for 4 years.

 

University of Texas at El Paso, UTEP Promise

  • Family income of $30,000 or less
  • Admission Requirements:

                    Top 25%  No minimum on the SAT or ACT

                    2nd Quarter  920 SAT; 19 ACT

                    3rd Quarter  970 SAT, 20 ACT

                    4th Quarter  1010 SAT; 21 ACT

  • Deadline:  May 1,  must have submitted application to the university and completed all financial aid paperwork
  • Must complete 30 credit hours each year.  Maintain a 2.0 GPaGPA or higher.  Eligible for 4 years.

 

University of Texas at Sat Antonio

  • Family income if $25,000 or lower
  • Admission Requirements:

                    Top 25%  No minimum on the SAT or ACT

                    2nd Quarter  960 SAT; 20 ACT

                    3rd and 4th Quarter:  Individual review

  • Deadline:  March 1, postmark for all paperwork for admissions.  March 15 deadline for submission of all financial air paperwork.
  • Must be first time entering freshman and must maintain 2.0 GPA.  Must complete 30 hours each year.  Eligible for 4 years..

 

University of Texas at Tyler, Pathway to Success

  • Family income of $25,000 or lower.  Must be Texas resident and Pell Grant eligible.
  • Admission Requirements:

                    Top 25%  1410 SAT, 20 ACT

                    2nd Quarter  1500 SAT, 21 ACT

                    3rd Quarter  1530 SAT, 22 ACT

                    4th Quarter  1590 SAT; 23 ACT

  • Deadline:  May 1, complete all financial aid documentation..
  • Must be a first time freshman and complete 30 hours each year.  Must maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher.  Eligible for 4 years.

 

Tarleton State

  • Family adjusted gross income of $30,000 or lower.
  • Admission Requirements:

                    Top 25 %  Provide scores

                    2nd Quarter  Provide scores

                    3rd Quarter  930 SAT; 20 ACT

                    4th Quarter  1030 SAT; 22ACT

  • Deadline:  April 15, all financial aid forms must be completed.  Must be Pell Grant eligible.  Must enroll in at least 15 hours.
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA and complete at least 30 hours each year.  Eligible for 8 consecutive long semesters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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