scholarshipScholarship Opportunities

Girl Scouts are recognized around the country as being strongly-driven, self-motivated and high-achieving individuals. There are many scholarship opportunities available to Girl Scouts! For additional questions or comments, contact Glenda Hicks.

2014 Founder's Scholarship Recipients

  • Madison Bickham, Bowie High School, Oak Hill Service Unit (Austin)
  • Danielle Cogburn, Lake Travis High School, Lake Hills Service Unit (Spicewood)
  • Alexis Gaspar, Goldthwaite High School, Mills Service Unit (Goldthwaite)
  • Mya Gates, A&M Consolidated High School, Bryan/College Station Service Unit (College Station)
  • Katelyn Gonzales, Luling High School, Melon Patch Service Unit (Luling)
  • Faith Nemec, St. Joan of Arc Homeschool Academy, Texas Skies Service Unit (Taylor)
  • Rebecca Pulley, Round Rock High School, Lady Bird Service Unit (Round Rock)
  • Amy Quartaro, ACE Homeschool, Springwoods Service Unit (Austin)
  • Catherine Wicker, Westwood High School, Circle Tree Service Unit (Austin)
  • Sara Zaman, Lake Travis High School, Lake Hills Service Unit (Dripping Springs)

2014 Enterprise Holdings Foundation REcipient

  • Katherine Glaeser, Lake Travis High School, Lake Hills Service Unit (Dripping Springs)

2014 GSCTX Alumnae scholarship recipient

  • Meredith Salley, Bowie High School, Oak Hill Service Unit (Austin)

2014 Kirsten billhardt scholarship recipient

  • Claire Simmons, St. Joseph Catholic School, Bryan/College Station Service Unit (College Station)

2014 shannon robinson memorial scholalrship recipient

  • Melika Gradek, McNeil High School, Bluebonnet Valley Service Unit (Austin)

Texas Elks Scholarship

The Texas Elks State Association offers a $2,500 college scholarship to Girl Scout Gold Award recipients. Applications should be submitted through local lodges. Lodges within the 46 counties served by GSCTX include Austin, Bryan, Brenham, Brownwood, Georgetown, San Angelo, Stephenville and Temple. Visit the Texas Elks website for more.

Young women in Public Affairs Scholarship

Women of any nationality, who are ages 16-19 or studying in a Zonta district/region at the time of application and demonstrate evidence of active volunteerism, experience in local or student government, volunteer leadership achievements and knowledge of Zonta International are eligible to apply. For more information, visit www.zonta.org 

Texas Department of Transportation Conditional Grant Program

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is currently accepting applications for the Conditional Grant Program (CGP). The grant is available to graduating high school seniors and current college students majoring in civil engineering, computer science or management information systems. The maximum amount to be awarded is $3,000 per semester not to exceed $6,000 per academic year.

Scholarships for Military Children

The Scholarships for Military Children Program, sponsored by the Defense Commissary Agency, awards $1,500 scholarships to unmarried children, under the age of 21, of military active duty, Reserve, Guard and retired personnel. 

HSC Scholarship Program

The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium (HSC) seeks to accomplish one goal: to open the doors to opportunity for Hispanic students through access to higher education. HSC is a collective of grassroots organizations across Central Texas that, through financial assistance and mentoring, helps Hispanic students get into and succeed in college. From scholarships to college counseling to career development services, HSC’s member and partner organizations offer Hispanic scholars the chance to pursue the first step of their dreams by attaining a college education. Visit the HSC website.

Many scholarships can be found by searching http://www.finaid.org. Information on finaicial aid can be found by visiting http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

Additional Resources

Every spring, TXDOT awards one $3,000 and two $1,000 scholarship to graduating Texas high school seniors who take the initiative to combat litter in their schools or communities. Visit http://www.dontmesswithtexas.org/scholarship after February 1 for more details. 

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