QUEST – Required Scholarship Applications
DEF- Dumas Education Foundation Scholarship – Deadline to apply: February 3, 2021
The following scholarship may be filled out by any student that meets the guidelines presented by each individual scholarship. Fill out the scholarship online through the link below. Check which scholarships you are applying for, fill in blanks provided, and print a copy of your application. You will then take the application to the DHS QUEST Office.
Amarillo College Foundation Scholarship – Application opens Nov. 15- deadline to apply: March 1, 2021
This Scholarship is for students that are planning on attending Amarillo College. If a DHS student wishes to remain QUEST eligible, they must complete and submit this scholarship. Scholarships open early November 2018. When you click on the link above, it will ask for your name, birthdate, and AC student ID number.
Scholarship Applications by due dates:
Ag Texas Farm Credit- Deadline to apply: October 23, 2020 by 4:00 PM
AgTexas Farm Credit is proud to kick off the 6th year of our “AgYouth of the Month” program, where we recognize and honor outstanding SENIORS who are actively involved in 4-H and FFA agriculture programs. In the first 5 years of the program, AgTexas has distributed over $93,000 in scholarships & $39,000 in gift cards to members of FFA and 4-H.
Complete an application through our web site https://www.agtexas.com/news/ag-youth. This is a mobile-friendly site, so the application can be completed on their smartphone!
Grow Texas Program Scholarship – Deadline to apply: November 15, 2020
Applicant must be a Texas resident that is a high school senior or returning college student majoring in an agriculture-related field. The mission of the Grow Texas Scholarship Program (GTSP) is to help young Texans develop the skills needed to lead Texas agriculture into the future. Completed application with all required attachments must be submitted by November 15th.
1947 Clubette/Centuryette Scholarship –Deadline to apply May 1, 2020
This scholarship requires a DHS student to be a member of the local Clubette/Centuryette organization.
Alliance Recruitment Agency Scholarship- Deadline to apply May 15, 2020
Alliance Recruitment Agency is world-renowned in getting placements for cooks and chefs in topmost hotels and restaurants located globally. The job of a cook or chef is highly significant when it comes to running the business in the hospitality industry. We have been successful in fulfilling the requirement of cooks & chefs in hotels and restaurants worldwide. At the same time, we help cooks & chefs to acquire their dream job. Working as a bridge between manpower and companies, we have always ensured to balance the demand and supply in this field.
Criteria For Applying
To apply for this cooking scholarship program, you need to fulfill the below criteria –
Amarillo Area Foundation Scholarship – Deadline to apply: Friday, February 14, 2020 @ NOON
Amarillo Area Foundation offers scholarships based on financial need to students around the panhandle of Texas. Click on the link above and register as a Scholarship Applicant. The actual scholarship application opens early November.
Amarillo Women's Network Scholarship – Deadline to apply is April 1, 2020
Each year AWN awards scholarships to deserving students from the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. A “student” is not limited to a recent high school graduate. A student may also be any woman who is entering college for the first time or perhaps returning to finish a degree or obtain an advanced degree. Scholarships are awarded annually for use the following school year (fall and spring semesters). The number and amount of scholarships are based on available funds.
NANCY SAMPLE GARMS SCHOLARSHIP
The Nancy Sample Garms Scholarship was established in 1995 by her family to honor her memory after her untimely death in 1994. Nancy was a longtime civic leader and court master for the Ninth Administrative Judicial Region of Texas. She had been a teacher and counselor with the Amarillo Independent School District and Amarillo College before graduating from Texas Tech School of Law. She was an adjunct professor at West Texas A&M University and wrote guest columns for the Globe-Times.
A patchwork of scholarships helped her complete her education. For that reason, this scholarship is for women who would benefit from or have participated in the AWN Mentor Program. Women who are single parents and married women who are attempting to complete their education will be given special consideration.
This is a one-time scholarship of $750.
Applications for both scholarships must be received by April 1 each year.
Amarillo Texas A&M Club Scholarship – Deadline to apply: March 15, 2020
1. Seniors, transfer students and current Texas A&M students are eligible.
2. All seniors must be attending a school in Armstrong, Carson, Castro, Deaf Smith, Hartley, Hutchinson, Moore, Oldham, Potter, Randall or Swisher County.
3. All students must be able to show acceptance to Texas A&M.
4. All current Amarillo Texas A&M Club Scholarship recipients must reapply to compete for the scholarship.
Please print, fill out completely and mail to:
AMARILLO TEXAS A&M CLUB
P.O. BOX 51031
AMARILLO, TX 79159-1031
Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
The Association offers twenty $1000 scholarships across the state to students who have, at some time in their school career, been enrolled in a compensatory education program. Compensatory Education includes programs such as Title I, Bilingual/ ESL, State Compensatory Education (SCE), Migrant and Homeless. The top scoring applicant in the state will also receive the Wade and Sandy Burroughs Scholarship in the amount of $500.
Applications must be post-marked no later than Friday, February 9, 2018. No portion or signature may be omitted. Applications must be submitted in one envelope as one complete document to:
Regional Director 16
7200 I-40 West
Amarillo, TX 79106
Benton Ray Memorial – Deadline to apply May 8, 2020
This scholarship is intended for any athlete, boy or girl may apply. Student must list sport involvement on the application.
Burke Bell Memorial Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
The applicant must list extracurricular activities as well as attach a transcript. The applicant must be ready to conquer the world and have an 80 or above grade point average.
Caprock Peace Officers' Association Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
The CPOA considers community, education and fellowship to be a few of the elements we have build our foundation upon. Our purpose is to provide members with access to the highest quality leadership development, training and Continuing Law Enforcement Education opportunities. The CPOA Scholarship fund will continue to award college scholarships to deserving applicants wishing to further their education. Scholarships will be awarded to : graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be attending a college, university, or vocational school in the fall of 2019.
CHS Scholars Program – Deadline to apply:
In 2020, CHS and the CHS Foundation will fund nearly 200 scholarships to students enrolled in an agricultural-related program at partnering two- and four-year colleges and universities throughout the United States. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $2,000.
A) Students must be entering their sophmore, junior or senior in an agriculture-related degree program.
B) Students pursuing a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field of study with an interest in agriculture, cooperatives or rural America will be considered.
Applications will be available at the link above
City of Cactus/ Cactus Elementary Scholarship – Deadline to apply
The City of Cactus Mayor, Council and City Manager has each donated their salary to promote the higher education of Cactus Elementary graduates. The applicant must have completed at least three years at Cactyus Elementary School and be a Dumas High School Graduate that plans to continue his or her education at a college or vocational instituition. The scholarship is in the amount of $2500.
Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship Contest – Deadline to apply
The 2016 Don’t Mess with TExas Scholarship Contest is now open and offers three scholarships (2-$2000, 1-$6000). This contest recognizes the achievements of high school seniors who have taken a leadership role to prevent litter in their school or community, and promote awareness of the Don’t Mess with Texas initiative. You must plan on attending a2 or 4 year Texas college or university next year.
Dumas Masonic Lodge Scholarship – Deadline to apply April 15, 2020
Dumas Masonic Lodge is awarding four scholarships in Moore, Dallam and Sherman Counties to a high school graduate attending a college, trade school, or technical school in the following fall semester.
Dumas Staff Association Scholarship – Deadline to apply April 15, 2020
The DSA Scholarship is open to the following 4 areas of applicants:
• Graduating Dumas High School Senior entering a college or university majoring in education
• Dumas High School Graduate enrolled in a college or university majoring in education and entering
student teaching in the fall or spring semester
• Dumas ISD Employee enrolled in a college or university seeking a teaching certification
• Dumas ISD Employee seeking an alternative certification in education
Federation of Insurance Women of Texas Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
The Federation of Insurance Women of Texas offers a two thousand dollar scholarship to a current high school senior or a college student. The money is distributed $1000 in the fall of 2018 and $1000 in the spring of 2019. The college or university that you attend must be in the state of Texas.
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes – Deadline to apply: April 15, 2020
SELECTION CRITERIA Our judges use the following criteria in choosing winners:
1. Winners must have organized and led an extraordinary service activity which has clearly benefited other people or the planet we share. a. The service activity must have been initiated and motivated primarily by the winner himself or herself. b. The service activity cannot have been done solely to complete an assignment for school or work.
2. Winners must have: a. demonstrated positive spirit, courage, intelligence, generosity, and high moral purpose. b. shown initiative, tenacity, and unselfishness in pursuit of their goals. c. accomplished something with inspirational value—something that could inspire others to make a difference. d. done more than survive a difficult personal challenge. Their heroism must have made an impact on the world beyond themselves.
3. Winners may or may not have received recognition for their heroic work. Fame itself shall not have been a motivating factor.
Applications open January 2020.
Golden Spread Electric Cooperative Scholarship – Deadline to apply: March 1, 2020
Members of the Golden Spread Electric Cooperative and their spouses and children are eligible for this yearly scholarship.
Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship – Deadline to apply: January , 2021 (not updated)
Each year, the Monsanto Fund sponsors scholarships for youth interested in business, communications, education, engineering, science, and technology. This scholarship is administered through the Future Farmers of America. However, FFA membership is NOT required.
Hagan Scholarship Foundation Scholarship – Deadline to apply: November 15, 2019
The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide, need based, merit scholarship for high achieving students who will require financial assistance in order to attend college. Three hundred fifty scholarships can be awarded each year.
The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving self-motivated student in need of financial assistance in order to attend college.
Harwell and Cook Orthodontics Scholarship – Deadline to apply: March 30, 2020
Dr.'s Harwell and Cook. offer one $1,000 and two $500 scholarships to three high school seniors who achieve both in and out of the classroom. A committee of people from both inside and outside of the office will evaluate each scholarship form submitted. You do not need to be a patient in our office in order to qualify for these scholarships. All scholarship applications need to be dropped off or mailed to:
Harwell & Cook Orthodontics
Attn: Scholarship Application
3420 Thornton Dr.
Amarillo, TX 79109
H&H Federal Credit Union - Frank Lewis Memorial Scholarship – Deadline to apply: March 27, 2020
An application that requires a student to be a graduating senior from Moore County and have a savings account with H&H FCU in their name by the due date of the application. The application can be completed over the phone. 1(one) Dumas High School student will receive this scholarship if they complete the scholarship requirements. Fill out the application and mail to the Credit Union.
Healthcare Leaders Scholarship – Deadline to apply: June 15, 2020
This scholarship award is sponsored by nurse.org and offered to deserving students accepted or enrolled in medical or healthcare-related programs. To be eligible for the $1000 award, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, be pursuing a degree related to healthcare, and submit a 600-1000 word essay.
Helium Litigation Scholarship – Deadline to apply: February 1, 2020
The Helium Litigation Scholarship offers scholarships to incoming college freshman for Southwest Kansas and the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles. The student must plan to pursue a course of study in an area relating to agriculture, the environment, or energy.
Obtain applications from the Helium Litigation Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 248, Hugoton, KS 67951 or at www.swkroa.com under forms and publications.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship – Deadline to apply: February 15, 2020
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services. HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need to apply to college, do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come. Scholarships are based on need and awards range from $500 to $5000. The application will open January 2020.
You may go ahead and start a profile today.
Imagine America Foundation Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
The Imagine America High School Scholarship is an award-winning scholarship program offered by the Imagine America Foundation. The scholarship is for high school seniors or recent graduates planning to attend a career school participating in the Imagine America High School Scholarhship Program. Participating career schools are listed at www.imagine-america.org/ourschools.
Irish Rose Scholarship Pageant- Deadline to apply is February 28, 2020.
Open January 1, 2020
Shamrock is the home of the biggest and best annual St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebration in the great state of Texas. One of the many highlights is our Miss Irish Rose Scholarship Pageant. This year, the new Miss Irish Rose and her court will receive $3,600 in scholarships: Miss Irish Rose - $1,750; 1st Runner Up - $750; 2nd Runner Up - $500; 3rd Runner Up - $250; People’s Choice - $250; and Miss Congeniality - $100. Additionally, the newly crowned Miss Irish Rose will have her registration fee paid into a Miss Texas USA Teen pageant of her choice.
The Miss Irish Rose Scholarship pageant will be held on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16 and is open to young ladies currently enrolled in high school. Contestants may never have been married, be pregnant or have a child. Pageant’s rules, regulations and entry forms are located on our new website at shamrockpageants.com. Please distribute this website address to those who may be interested in competing and representing your school, organization, or community. Homecoming queens, student leaders and civic queens are highly encouraged to participate.
J.E. Pietsch Memorial Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
This is a $1,500.00 scholarship for students who are dependent upon any active duty or honorably discharged veteran are eligible for this scholarship. This doesn’t necessarily mean a parent. It does require a copy of some form of identification for the veteran with the form.
Mattress Help Scholarship – Deadline to apply: March 20th of each year
We’re offering a $1,000 scholarship every year to help increase sleep health awareness and offset the costs of higher education. This scholarship is available to eligible HS seniors, current college students, and graduate students.
Moore County A&M Club Scholarship – Collier and Bobby Phillips Memorial Scholarship – Deadline to apply: April 3, 2020
Open to any senior planning to attend Texas A&M University and graduating from a Moore County school.
Each year the Moore County A&M Club Foundation presents the Collier and Bobby Phillips Memorial Scholarship to outstanding students graduating from Moore County high schools. This scholarship is for one year and is currently $1,000 per year. $500 is awarded to the recipient each semester of their first year. Primary considerations for the awards include financial hardships, academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities (excluding athletics), reasons (excluding athletics) for wanting to attend Texas A&M University and financial need.
Morningside PTO Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
The applicant must have attended Morningside Elementary for 3 years and graduate from Dumas High School.
Moore County Farm Bureau Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
The Moore County Farm Bureau will award one or more $ 1,000.00 scholarships to students graduating from high school in Spring 2019 and entering college or an approved Technical/Trade school in Fall 2019 whose parent(s) or grandparent(s) have been members of Moore County Farm Bureau since at least March 15, 2017.
This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the information requested on this application including but not limited to high school grades/GPA, demonstration of leadership potential through extracurricular activities and work experience, and family financial need.
Moore County Texas Tech Alumni Association Scholarship – Deadline to apply: April 15, 2020
Applicant is required to provide a letter of acceptance to Texas Tech and write a paragraph discussing your high school experience. A second paragraph explaining the reason you chose Texas Tech as well as other topics is required. Application must be returned to the QUEST office.
National Honor Society – Deadline to apply: May 11, 2020
This scholarship is open to all DHS Senior NHS members. Scholarship will be posted to NHS classroom. Applications will be submitted online to Mrs. Funderburg.
The National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators offers this scholarship program to financially support post-secondary education for qualifying seniors or high school graduates attending their first year of college. Two scholarships are for students pursuing a degree in Education. The other two scholarships may be awarded to applications pursuing a degree in Education or any other field. To be eligible, candidates must qualify for Compensatory Education Programs through their school district.
Applications must be received by the regional directors.
Regional Director is:
Regional Director 16
7200 I-40 West
Amarillo, TX 79106
The Novotny/Osborne Scholarship – Deadline to apply: May 1, 2019
This scholarship is open to Dumas High School Seniors that are attending a four year university. The scholarship is worth over $20,000 over four years. Applicants may receive additional scholarships as long as those scholarships are not based on athletic ability and they do not total more than $10000. Must show proof of applying for FAFSA. Applicants must submit paper work each semester to ensure the grade average of 2.5 is met along with the minimum course load.
Opportunity Plan Scholarship- Deadline to apply: April 1, 2020
Thish scholarship is awarded annually and renewable. It is intended to help students acquire scholarships and loans to help in funding higher education. A student may re-apply each year to be eligible to receive funds. To receive funds, studnets must be enrolled in 12 credit hours and have a minimum grade point average of 2/5.
Pheasant Trails LGA Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
The Pheasant Trail Ladies' Golf Association awards a scholarship to a Moore County resident that plays golf in Moore County that is attending an institution of higher education. High school seniors or college students are both eligible.
Rita Blanca Electric Scholarship – Deadline to apply: April 1, 2020
Students must be enrolled on a full time basis to be eligible to apply
12 credit hours as an undergraduate, 6 credit hours as a graduate
Students must have a minimum 2.50 grade point average to be eligible to apply.
Scholarships are available for attendance at accredited state supported universities, private universities, junior colleges, or vocational schools.
Seven scholarships will be awarded for $2,000 each, payable at $1,000 per semester
After completion of first semester, student must present to Opportunity Plan, Inc. proof of maintaining a minimum 2.50 GPA to receive the additional $1,000
RBEC will give one scholarship to a person at each school.
Rotary Club Scholarship – Deadline to apply: February 5, 2020
Scholarships are based on extra-curricular activities, community service, youth leadership and academic performance. There will be six scholarships in the amount of $500 each.
Seaboard Foods Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
Each year Seaboard Foods offers a $1000 scholarship to a high school seniors. Scholarships are awarded for academics, community and school involvement.
SP Scholarship – Deadline to apply varies.
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.
To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:
A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
B A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
Sunset Avry Graves Memorial Scholarship – Deadline to apply: May 1, 2020
Applicant must have attended Sunset Elementary for at least 3 years and be a graduating senior of DHS.
Sybil B. Harrington Scholarship – Deadline to apply: February 3, 2020
Two applications are available for students. One application is for students planning to attend Amarillo College and the other is for students planning to attend a Texas four-year university.
Take Care of Texas Video Contest – Deadline to apply: December 16, 2019
Waste Management sponsors this contest that provides scholarships up to $2500. It’s a fun way to learn about the environment and shre that knowledge3 with others. To enter, participants create a 30-second video that shows postitive ways to Take Care of Texas like how to keep our air clean, keep our water clean, conserve water, save energy or reduce waste. There are a total if six winners from all over the state.
Texan Sky Federal Credit Union Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
The applicant must be a member of Texan Sky FCU and a full-time student taking at least 12 hours or enrolled for at least 12 hours of college. Must pick up an application at Texan Sky FCU or the Student Success Center Room 202
Texas Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Society Memorial Foundation Asthma Scholarship – Deadline to apply: March 1, 2020
Any high school senior in Texas that suffers from asthma and plans to attend college after high school may apply.
Texas Agricultural Irrigation Association Scholarship – Deadline to apply: March 1, 2020
This association sponsors a $500 per semester (up to 8 semesters) for university students in the agriculture field.
Texas Department of Transportation Scholarships – Deadline to apply:
The Texas Department of Transportation provides tuition assistance to eligible economically disadvantage students majoring in civil engineering, computer science, management information systems or computer information systems. Student must be a Texas resident attending or planning to enroll in a four-year Texas public college or university.
Texas Engineering Foundation Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, a High School Senior with at least a 3.0 GPA, and have school a 29 in math and 25 in English on the ACT. He/she must also enroll in an ABET accredited engineering program.
Texas Nursery & Landscape Association Education and Research Foundation Scholarship – Deadline to apply: December 31, 2020
The applicant must be planning on studying programs related to the nursery and landscape industry. The Foundation Trustees have stressed the importance of having good personal references to accompany the scholarship application form. Completed application with all required attachments must be submitted by December 31st.
Texas Public Health Association- Deadline to apply: July 10, 2020
Awarded to students for the purpose of providing financial aid and encouragement to attend the college of their choice for the purpose of pursuing a degree in the field of public health. The number of scholarships to be awarded as well as the dollar amount of scholarship monies available will be announced after the Association’s Spring Quarterly Meeting.
Texas Student Housing Scholarship – Deadline to apply: January 15, 2020
Any student planning to attend college in Austin, College Station, or Denton, Texas.
Texas Telephone Association Foundation Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
Any student who is graduating from a Texas High School in the Spring 2019 who is a U.S. citizen, has a 3.0 GPA or higher and is planning on attending a Texas college or university in Fall 2019 is eligible to apply.
The United Methodist General Scholarship – Deadline to apply:
Choose if you meet the general requirements but are unsure for which program you qualify. May be awarded to undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral students; must be full active members of the UMC for at least 1 year; have a minimum GPA of 2.5+, and are attending any accredited institution within the U.S. Average award: undergrad $500 - $1,000; graduate $1,000 - $2,000. This scholarship is open from January 3- March 1, 2019.