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Scholarship Guidelines:

The Sinton Lions Club will be awarding two (2) scholarships in the amount of $ 500 each. Eligible candidates must be current year seniors from Sinton High School who need assistance to continue their studies. The scholarship amount is $ 500, payable to the school upon presentation of proof of registration at any accredited State or Private University or a Junior College, Technical School or Trade School (i.e. Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend) within the State of Texas.

Qualifications for Eligibility:

1 The applicant must be a Sinton High School graduating senior desiring to further his/her education.

2 The high school applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

3 The applicant must enroll in an accredited College, University, Technical School or Trade School within the State of Texas upon graduation.

4 An application must be completed and signed by the applicant. The applicant must submit their application including a sealed transcript by the deadline date to the Sinton High School Counselor’s Office. The application may also be submitted by email to or

5 Include a minimum of a one-page statement outlining your scholastic achievements, extracurricular activities school sponsored, outside charity or volunteer work performed and actual employment if currently or previously employed. Also include your future career plans and objectives.

Deadline:  March 31, 2022


The Taliban took the life of this affable and noble young man in the prime of his life, but they created a hero whose memory will not fade as he continues to inspire us all. The main purpose of this charity is to serve as a college scholarship fundraiser. The Board of Directors vote on applications that exemplify the traits that became the hallmark of Mark's legacy:

  • Selfless actions helping others
  • Demonstrated team-building skills
  • Evidence of overcoming adversity
  • Strong display of servant leadership
  • Commitment to extra-curricular activities


  • GPA minimum 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • 2022 Graduating Sinton High School Senior

Deadline:  March 11, 2022 to the Counselors’ Office/Mrs. Kolb by noon

Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship Program

Grow Ag Leaders scholarship program, sponsored by Bayer Fund, engages future generations in agriculture by raising awareness of the diverse career opportunities in the industry and by providing $1,500 scholarships that enable students to further their education.

Deadline:  January 11, 2022



“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind” – Anthony Bourdain.


Eligibility – Any graduating SHS senior planning on continuing their education.

Details - In 1000 words or less, tell us how your life journey has made you who you are today, what journey you plan on taking after graduation, and how your journey will help others.

Awards - 2 $500 scholarships will be awarded to 2 SHS seniors.

Submissions - Please send all submissions to, or for any hand written submissions, please call 361-437-8124.

Deadline -  January 8th, 2022. Please be sure to include name, phone number, and address.




* Graduating seniors of 2022
* Students who will be attending a technical school/program

Submit to the Counselors’ Office an essay stating "Why I would be a good candidate to receive this scholarship"

Deadline:  April 1, 2022


TCPA is proud to sponsor four scholarships for its student members. Each year TCPA awards two $1,000 scholarships.  When students join the Texas Corn Producers Association (TCPA), they gain access to a number of benefits and a great résumé booster. Plus, TCPA membership makes students eligible for scholarships at both the state and national levels. Student membership is a $20 investment with the potential of great returns for students.

Deadline:  January 31, 2022

Atlanta Innovative Medicine Annual Scholarship Opportunity

The Objectives of Our Scholarship

Our first objective for this annual scholarship award is to assist a motivated and aspiring student to achieve their academic potential. The second objective is to bring awareness to the health sector and specifically, regenerative medicine. Our scholarship opportunity enables us to contribute to the advancing academic community and inspire young talent who are the future of the ever-progressing field of regenerative medicine. By investing into this annual scholarship opportunity, we hope to encourage students to realize the value and impact their educational achievements can have in the advancement of medicine and health technology.

Deadline:  December 31, 2021

The SunTec Auto Glass Yearly Scholarship Award of $1500

Are you a gifted student who understands the value of local business? SunTec Auto Glass is pleased to announce a brand new initiative aimed at supporting young academic minds across the country. Starting in 2019, we are now offering a yearly academic scholarship with a cash value of $1500 - awarded to the student who surpasses other contenders with this opportunity. This new yearly contribution is part of our commitment to give back and invest in the developing academic community; to help a talented, aspiring individual realize their potential impact on local businesses.

Deadline: December 15, 2021


Eligible candidates must be current year seniors from Sinton High School and preparing to pursue an occupational trade or vocational career.  The scholarship amount is $500.00 and is payable directly to any accredited trade or vocational school to which the student is enrolled. 

Deadline:  April 1, 2022


a. GPA Minimum 2.0 on a 4.0 Scale
b. 2022 Graduating Sinton High School Senior

Required Documents:
a. Official Transcript
b. Two or more Faculty and Community* Letters of Recommendation
*(These should relate directly to applicant’s volunteer work/community service)
c. Essay (250-500 words, type-written, double-spaced)

Deadline:  March 1, 2022



Stars Scholarship Fund awards scholarships annually to academically talented and highly motivated students who intend to pursue full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees. Stars Scholarship Fund recipients represent every level of higher education and all fields of study, as we award students of either genders, any ethnicity, religion, and background.

Deadline:  March 31, 2022



To be considered for a San Patricio County Area Go Texan Scholarship, an applicant must:

  1. Be a citizen of the United States.  If the applicant’s transcript reflects a place of birth other than the United States, appropriate proof of citizenship must be furnished (i.e. a copy of the photo page of a valid U.S. passport, a copy of Naturalization Certificate or a birth certificate for U.S. Citizen Born Abroad).
  1. Reside in San Patricio County.
  1. Be a graduating senior in the 2021-2022 school year.
  1. Be ranked in the top third (1/3) of the graduating class at the completion of the first semester of the senior year.  This ranking is to be verified as part of the official transcript or by an accompanying certification from an appropriated school official.  The school official must provide the applicant’s class ranking, GPA, and official transcript.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to confirm this with the school official and submit the official documentation with the application.  After submission, there are no changes to application including updating or changing information for the school official.
  1. Technical Scholarships Only:   Be ranked in the top (1/2) of the graduating class at the completion of the first semester of the senior year.    A Technical scholarship is not intended for those pursuing a bachelor’s degree plan. This scholarship is only for those students seeking certification in technical programs such as, but not limited to, cosmetology, welding, oil and gas instrumentation, medical coding, radiology, etc.  If you have questions as to whether your field of study is considered “technical”, please consult with you high school counselor.
  1. Have made formal application to enroll or be planning to enroll with intent to attend an accredited, not-for-profit Texas college or university (accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges) and participate in a curriculum leading to a technical or bachelor’s degree.  Must intend to attend school in the 2022-2023 school year.  Strictly online colleges and universities, even if they are not for profit, are not permitted.
  1. The San Patricio County Area Go Texan Committee has the right to refuse and/or retract any scholarship application or scholarship awards during the judging, awarding or post awarding process.  Refusal/retraction can be based on, but not limited to, nonfactual and incorrect information provide in the application or failure to meet any of the requirements.

It is the sole responsibility of each applicant and their parent/guardian to be aware of all dates and deadlines.



Applicant parents or legal guardians must have been a member of the San Patricio County Farm Bureau for one year prior to application and the membership must stay in good standing during the entire scholarship period.

Applicant must major and pursue a degree in agriculture.

Applicant must be a graduating senior of a high school within San Patricio County or currently enrolled at a Texas university/college, or a vocation or technical school.

Deadline:  March 31, 2022



Applicant parents or legal guardians must have been a member of the San Patricio County Farm Bureau for one year prior to application and the membership must stay in good standing during the entire scholarship period.

Applicant must be a graduationg senior of a high school within San Patrico County or currently enrolled at a Texas university/college, or a vocation or technical school.

Deadline:  March 31,2022

Sports in Action H-E-B Scholarship Program

For the fourth consecutive year, H-E-B will award 15 high school seniors who participated in UIL competitions with a $2,000 scholarship in recognition of their community service and involvement in their communities.

Five students who competed in athletics, five students who competed in music, and five more students who competed in academic events will be selected from the pool of applicants from across the state.

Requirements:  You must be a current Texas high school senior graduating in 2022 with a minimum 3.3 GPA, have participated in a UIL competition as a high school student and have been active in community service programs or events.

Deadline:  January 28, 2022



  • Challenging Family Circumstance or Unusual Hardship
  • United States citizen
  • Texas resident
  • Attended a high school or were home schooled in one of the following Texas counties: Aransas, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria
  • Graduating senior in the school year 2021-2022, a student already enrolled in a College, University or Trade School, or a returning student
  • Has taken the ACT/SAT and TSI (if applicable)
  • Planning to attend an accredited college, university, trade or technical school
  • To maintain eligibility, an overall GPA of 2.5 and full-time student status is required

Deadline:  March 19, 2022


Sinton Masonic Lodge Scholarship

General Requirements
All applicants must meet a set of general requirements in order to be considered for the Sinton Masonic Lodge Scholarship.  Recipients will be selected by the standing Education Committee of the Sinton Masonic Lodge.

The applicant must:

1.      Submit proof of enrollment and acceptance at a community/ junior college. Trade/ vocational school, college or university for
the current year.
2.      Be a graduating senior student at Sinton High School
3.      Provide two letters of recommendation from a teacher, employer, coach, pastor, or other adult that can attest to the applicant’s desire to continue his/her education, and their merit as a student and member of the community.
4.       Possess at least a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
5.      Submit a single page essay entitled “My Goals For The Future”.  The essay must be typed on 8.5 X 11 paper, double spaced and with a cover sheet.  The cover sheet should have the name, address, and phone number of the applicant.  The essay should be accompanied by the two letters of recommendation and stapled in the upper left hand corner.

Deadline:  April 8, 2022

Coastal Bend Community Foundation

The CBCF Online Scholarship Application is open each year from December 15th – March 1st. Scholarships awarded will be for the following academic year.

Scholarships are available only to students who graduated from a high school in one of the counties in the CBCF Service Area: Aransas, Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio, as well as Willacy County.

To Apply for CBCF Scholarships:

All CBCF scholarships use ONE online application that considers the applicant for ALL of the CBCF scholarships. Please enter all requested information completely and accurately, making note of any special essay requirements or other documents to submit as prompted by the online application. The CBCF scholarship process opens December 15 and runs through March 1 each year. There are no exceptions to the March 1 deadline.

Deadline:  See website


As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.


To be eligible to apply for any of the Horatio Alger Undergraduate Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school student in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen

Deadline: March 15, 2022


Texas Farm Credit Scholarships

Texas Farm Credit would like to take this opportunity to invite your students to submit their application to our program and program. Students may apply for both programs by completing one simple application.  

NEW: Students no longer need to pursue an ag-related degree. All degree plans are eligible to apply.

In addition to our two student scholarship programs, we are also offering a  to the TEN Marsha Martin winning students' FFA or 4-H Club.


To qualify, an applicant must:

  • Be a high school senior scheduled to graduate in 2022 (Children of employees or directors are not eligible)
  • Be a member of FFA or 4-H
  • Reside in Texas Farm Credit's 100-county territory
  • Submit a current high school transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Submit a 2022 application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Submit a resume
  • Submit an essay (see application for essay topic)

Deadline:  January 15, 2022


Texas Student Housing

The Mission of the Texas Student Housing Authority is to provide University Housing Scholarships to Graduates of Texas High Schools and Community Colleges.

Deadline:  January 31, 2022


Buc Days Port of Corpus Christi Leadership Program 


1. ELIGIBILITY: Participation is limited to legal Texas residents of Aransas, Bee, Duval, Goliad, Jim Wells,
Kenedy, Kleberg, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio and Victoria Counties who are currently attending an accredited
Texas high school or homeschool. Participants must be in their senior year of high school.
Participants must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 GPA scale or a 90 or higher on a 100 scale at time
of entry.
Immediate family members of Buccaneer Commissioners and staff are not eligible for the Program. The Buccaneer
Commission Governing Board reserves the right to extend or withhold an invitation for entry to any Participant.
The Buccaneer Commission, Inc. does not advocate, support or practice discrimination based on race, religion,
age, national origin, language, sex, sexual orientation, or mental or physical handicap or any other personal
attribute protected by law, except where affirmative action may be required to redress individual or social

Information including GPA, Date of Birth, level in school, and gender will be confirmed by the official transcript.

Deadline:  December 10, 2021