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The Office of Student Financial Services offers the following information ONLY as a tool to assist you in your search for financial aid. Results are not guaranteed.

The website provides some excellent information about how to protect yourself against Scholarship Scams. The rule of thumb is: If you have to pay money to get money, it's probably a scam.


Scholarship Search Engines
Resource NameResource Type
CareerOneStop scholarship search sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor Scholarship Search online scholarship search
Scholarship Database for Texas Residents free scholarship database
Scholarships for Marginalized College Students List of individual scholarships
Individual Outside Scholarships
Resource NameResource Type
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship Scholarships open to any post-secondary student; requires a written essay on a selected topic (visit link) Fall 2023 Scholarship Contest Essay-based scholarship to help raise awareness about the dangers associated with substance abuse and addiction.
ADHA Institute Scholarship Program Scholarships for dental hygienists
AES Scholarship Character-based scholarship as demonstrated by answers to essay questions
Algebra Scholarship Learner wants to recognize the importance of this math subject by rewarding $500 to a student who loves math and knows its value. Simply set up a free account and submit a short essay answering 1 of 2 prompts that are listed on the link.
AMA Scholarships Four different scholarships for medical students in various years
Career Scholarship Short essay-based $1,000 scholarship that's open to all students on their journey to finding a fulfilling career. 
Dental Trade Alliance Foundation Scholarship For 3rd and 4th year dental students who have an established commitment to community service
Executive Women International ASIST Scholarship A "non-discriminatory, educational scholarship program for the benefit of non-traditional students"
Graduate Scholarships Guide to scholarships and resources for MBA students.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Various scholarships for Hispanic students with financial need
Johnny Chen Media Content Writing Annual Scholarship Contest Scholarship applicants must write a 500-800 word essay about search engine optimization. For more information, visit the link.
Learner SAT Scholarship This is an annual $500 scholarship that's open to all students. You need to make sure to apply following the link and answer one of two prompts listed on the site. 
Math Lover Scholarship This is an annual $500 scholarship that's open to all students that love math. Simply set up a free account and submit a short essay answering the prompt that's listed on the link. Behavioral Health Scholarship Essay-based scholarship explaining the need of more new addiction and and mental health professionals in todays society.
National Italian American Foundation Scholarships and grants
National Medical Fellowships Various scholarship opportunities for underrepresented minority medical school students
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship Provide grants for graduate study for new Americans
Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars Program in Neuroscience Scholarships for eligible undergraduate, graduate, and medical students pursuing training in the field of neuroscience
Pisacano Leadership Foundation Scholars Program Scholarships for medical students Scholarship for Minorities Offering $2,250 in scholarships for minorities.
Sallie Mae Scholarship Opportunities Several scholarships offered with differing qualifying criteria, including some for minority, disabled, and other students
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowships Dissertation fellowship program for research
TMA Minority Scholarship Program Minority Student Scholarships (Application Deadline is March 21, 2022)
Texas Medical Liability Trust Memorial Scholarship Scholarships for qualifying third- and fourth-year medical students
United States Army Health Professions Program (HPSP) Service connected scholarship
Vietnamese American Medical Association of Greater Houston Scholarship Scholarship for Vietnamese-American medical students
Wellness Warriors Scholarship Short essay-based scholarship on personal wellness. You can choose from two prompts listed on the link.

Your Health Journey Scholarship

High school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students are eligible to apply if they are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents and work to live a healthier lifestyle. To apply, share about your personal health journey and what changes you’ve made to live a healthier lifestyle.

24 Hour Wristbands Annual Scholarship

Scholarship applicants are required to write a 500-800 word essay about 24 Hour Wristbands' customizable products - tote bags, t-shirts, can coolers, lanyards, and wristbands.
Scholarship Tax Credit
American Opportunity Tax Credit Tax credit for post-secondary education