Class of 2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Check back frequently - We will continue to add scholarships as we get them throughout the year.

Some other databases for scholarships are listed below. Most of these will have you fill out a profile and then it will send you emails with scholarships that match your profile. You might want to open a new email account specifically for these scholarship data bases. That way your personal email is not flooded with these scholarship emails and when you are done with the search you can delete that email account. Also remember you should not pay for any scholarships or scholarship searches.

E-Scholarships USA (scholarship search) Click Here Please see a counselor for username and password

College Net Click Here 

Fastweb Click Here

High Five Scholarship  Click Here

Tuition Funding Sources Click Here

Wired Scholar Click Here

Scholarship Search Click Here

Free College Scholarships and

Financial Aid Information Click here

The American Legion Click Here

There's an app for that:  
Scholly (Download through your app store)

Texas Student Housing Scholarship - Application Now 

Scholarship Deadline: January 31, 2018
For more information visit:
Click here for the application.
Planning to major in BUSINESS at college?

 Below is the link to the St. Mary’s University Greehey Scholars Program (San Antonio).  BNHS grad Richard Kyle Green applied and was awarded this incredibly valuable scholarship. He commented it has been an “amazing opportunity!” Kyle would love to see more BNHS students apply and reap the benefits he’s experienced at St. Mary’s.

St. Mary's University - San Antonio, TX

A Marianist liberal arts institution in San Antonio, the oldest and largest Catholic university in Texas. Degree programs offered from five schools .

FYI - Kyle can be seen in the above photo in the back row, second from the right

Kyle Green

St. Mary's University Class of 2019

Greehey School of Business | Finance and Risk Management | Greehey Scholar 

Wichita State University - Distinguished Scholarship Invitational

Are you in the Class of 2018? How does a $60,000 scholarship sound?

Wichita State University invites you to participate in the Distinguished Scholarship Invitational in fall of 2017. A variety of scholarships are awarded to DSI participants, including three $60,000 Harry Gore Memorial Scholarships - three of the largest scholarships in Kansas!

To participate, you must:

  • Have a 3.50 grade point average OR earn a 27 or higher composite on the ACT or a  1280on the SAT (critical reading and math sections only) OR be in the top 10 percent of your senior class
  • Be admitted to WSU by Oct. 15, 2017. Students should visit to complete the admissions application.
  • Submit scholarship competition materials by Nov. 1, 2017. Visit

If you meet the above requirements, you will receive an invitation to compete in DSI during the fall semester of your senior year. Participants must complete all required application materials ANDattend the on-campus competition on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. To accommodate busy schedules, participating students can choose between two competition times, morning or afternoon.

If you are interested in learning more about DSI, please call the Office of Admissions at 316-978-3085.


An Exclusive Preview of the
2017–18 NHS Scholarship Program

Applications for the 2017–18 National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship Program will open on October 6. All NHS senior members in good standing will be eligible to apply.

Your NHS chapter adviser received an email with the following information, and I am sharing this with you as well.

I suggested your adviser let your NHS seniors know the following:

  • Three recommendations will be required. Applicants will be asked for an email address for recommenders. So they should be gathering email addresses for and enlisting support from:
    • the adviser
    • you—the principal
    • another faculty member
  • Applicants will need to detail participation or leadership in their three most significant individual service activities or projects.

You and your adviser will receive an email on October 6 when the application opens. The adviser will get instructions for accessing application procedures. The application deadline will be January 30, 2018. You will need to complete your recommendations and certifications of applicants by this date.

A total of $1.5 million will be awarded, disbursed among 500 NHS seniors. Questions? Please visit the Scholarship FAQ or email

Thank you for supporting NHS and its parent organization, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, in our commitment to supporting the lifelong success of our highly motivated student members.

Help for Students Wishing to Apply

NHS is offering members a free virtual workshop called “How to Shine in Your Scholarship Applications.”
Wednesday, October 4
7:00–8:00 p.m. (ET)

Your adviser has been informed. Students can now register to watch live. They will need your school’s affiliation number (above) for registration. This session will be recorded for viewing on demand after that date.

Learn about the Workshop Here


CoServ to award $35,000 in scholarships

Applications due by 5 p.m., Monday, January 8, 2018.

For more than seven decades, CoServ has taken an active role in the North Texas communities we serve. In particular, we support and encourage the academic and community endeavors of our local students. The scholarship program is one way we recognize these future leaders. 

In 2018, the program will award $35,000 in scholarships—$5,000 apiece for seven eligible students across North Texas. 

The program's purpose is to encourage and support eligible graduating high school seniors with an established CoServ connection as they pursue their education at an institute of higher learning in the state of Texas.

W. "Tip" Hall, a longtime educator, preacher and legislator who served on the CoServ Electric Board of Directors for 10 years, was instrumental in developing the scholarship program.

For more information about the scholarships, please contact CoServ's program coordinators at

The Veterans of Foreign Wars offers scholarships opportunities for students who enter the Essay contests outlined below: 

Please advise students to DO NOT MAIL their entry.   If they cannot drop it off, they can call me and I will work with them to pick it up.

Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Contest

For high school students grades 9-12.

Theme:  “American  History – Our Hope For The Future”

This is an opportunity for students to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay.

The national first place winner receives a $30,000 Scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school.

Other Scholarships range from $1,000 to $16,000.  The winner from the Texas Department will receive $1,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC.

 Deadline:  Must be received no later than October 30, 2017 at the VFW Post in Roanoke.   


All Entries :

  1. Must be on a CD/FLASH DRIVE- record your reading of your essay to an audio CD or flash drive.  The recording can be no shorter than three minutes and no longer than five minutes (plus or minus 5 seconds).
  2. Must Include a typed version.
  3. Must have a completed and signed entry form
  4. And if chosen to be submitted to next level, must have a head shot and shoulders photo. 

For more information, students can view the web site for these scholarship programs:

Kathy Paulson

Auxillary VFW Post 5074

Roanoke, Texas

Phone:  817.705.9351

Post address:  705 Oak Street, Roanoke, Texas

Suggested best times to drop off the essays at the Post: Between 11am to 8pm daily

“B. Davis Scholarship”

The creators of the Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018.

Please visit our website at to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. 

Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.

The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018

Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at