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Students and Parents Education Resources
following is a new resource which may prove to
Campus Explorer is giving away a $1,000
scholarship EVERY MONTH for
college-bound students, and we want to make sure
the students at Eustace High know about it.
The scholarship is open to students who are
college-bound, so students are eligible to apply
if they are at least 16 years old.
This is a great opportunity for high school
juniors and seniors, who need financial
assistance during their college search. Students
can use the scholarship for SAT classes or
tutors, application fees, campus visits, and
more. Plus, students who are already taking
college courses can use the scholarship for
Campus Explorer is dedicated to providing the
best information and tools to help students find
their right college match. They have plenty of
- A comprehensive college search with a
database of more than 8,500 schools (4-year
colleges and vocational schools) with photos, videos, reviews,
admissions data, expenses, academics and more.
- Easy-to-use, free tools like the Chance
of Admissions Calculator and School Comparison
- A Student Resource Center with hundreds
of how-to guides on planning for college, paying
for college, college
life, career information and more.
College / University Scholarships
Also be sure to access individual colleges and
universities to check scholarships that are specific
to their campus.
Offered at UT-Tyler, Pan Am
Students whose families earn less
than $25,000 annually will be eligible for free tuition at UT-
Tyler and UT-Pan American if they agree to complete 30 credit
hours each academic year and maintain a 2.0 GPA.
UT- San Antonio has also
announced a similar tuition program.
Students - Be
sure to check out freshmen scholarships at the schools you may
be interested in attending. Go to individual college websites
NOW and see what they are offering. Most Texas public
institutions have a December 1 deadline for college
applications as well as the scholarship applications.
UTA offers merit-based scholarships ranging from $8,000 to $32,000 to students who are
ranked in the top 50% of their graduating class and meet the SAT/ACT requirements! To see if you are eligible or to get
more information, log onto www.uta.edu/scholarships.
Tuition Assistance through the Bobcat Promise Texas
State University San Marcos
Texas State introduces the
Bobcat Promise, a program that gives more students access to
higher education, regardless of their family's resources.
Through the Bobcat Promise, first time freshman with reported
adjusted gross family incomes of $25,000 or less can receive up
to the cost of 15 credit hours of tuition and fees each fall and
spring semester for up to eight continuous long semesters- an
award of more than $70,000 per year.
Texas resident (US
citizens or permanent residents)
Entering first time
freshman (transfer students are not eligible)
Family adjusted gross
income of $25,000 or less
Must apply for
admission and be accepted to Texas State
Must submit a completed
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), no
later than April 1 to enroll for fall
Must enroll in and
successfully complete at least 15 credit hours during
each fall and spring semester
University If you are an
academically gifted talented student with a
commitment to excellence. The Presidential
Honors Program at Tarleton offers a unique
opportunity. To qualify for the chance to be
part of a select group and receive a renewable
$7,000 for four years, you must have a SAT between
1250 and 1300 (critical reading and math sections
only) and an average high school class rank in the
top seven to eight percent. For more
information go to
www.tarleton.edu/~honors. To download an
application go to