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									                               2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                   Plano West Senior High School
                  http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

     SCHOLARSHIP                       QUALIFICATIONS                DEADLINE       AWARD
National Association of     Seniors who are African American,         10/25/10 9 awards of $1,000
Black School Educators      American Indian/Alaska Nataive, Asian              each and 1 award of
Scholarship                 Pacific Islander or Hispanic American,             $2,500
                            who have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and
                            who plan to attend college in Fall
                            2011; scholarships are awarded based
                            on student's academic performance,
                            leadership abilities and financial need;
                            application, transcript, two letters of
                            recommendation.

TCU Texas Youth             Junior or Senior who has started and        11/01/10   One prize of $5,000
Entrepreneur                managed a business; the business                       and five prizes of
Scholarship                 must currently be in operation for at                  $1,000 each; if
                            least one year; on-line application.                   winner chooses to
                                                                                   attend TCU, the
                                                                                   scholarship will be
                                                                                   doubled.

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship Female seniors who have a minimum               11/15/10   $2,500
                        GPA of 3.0, who are U.S. citizens or
                        legal permanent residents and who
                        excel in leadership, extracurricular
                        activities, community service and
                        academics; application, student
                        activity chart, essay, official transcript,
                        two letters of recommendation.

Elks National               Seniors who plan to attend college on       12/01/10   500 awards, ranging
Foundation's Most           a full-time basis and who are U.S.                     from $1,000 to
Valuable Student            citizens; applicants will be judged on                 $15,000 per year,
Scholarship                 scholarship, leadership and financial                  renewable for three
                            need; on-line application, essay,                      additional years
                            official transcript, AT/ACT scores
AXA Achievement             Seniors who plan to attend a U.S.           12/15/10   52 awards of
Scholarship (in             college or university on a full-time                   $10,000 each (state
association with U.S.       basis and who demonstrate ambition                     level); additional 10
News & World Report)        and drive as evidenced by outstanding                  awards of $15,000
                            achievements in activities in school,                  each (national
                            the community or work place; must be                   level).
                            a U.S. citizen or legal resident;
                            application, essay, transcript, letter of
                            recommendation.




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                             2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                 Plano West Senior High School
                http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

     SCHOLARSHIP                   QUALIFICATIONS                DEADLINE        AWARD
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Seniors who plan to attend an             12/15/10 150 awards, ranging
Award                   accredited college or vocational school            from $1,000 to
                        in Fall 2011 and who demonstrate                   $10,000
                        entrepreneurial spirit and initiative
                        through examples such as starting
                        his/her own business or participating in
                        organizations such as DECA, Junior
                        Achievement, Future Business
                        Leaders of America, Future Farmers
                        of America, The National Foundation
                        for Teaching Entrepreneurship or
                        through other initiatives; an officially
                        established business is a requirement;
                        scholarships are merit-based, not
                        based on financial need; on-line
                        application.

CoServe Electric: W. Tip   Seniors who plan to attend a Texas         01/08/11   Several awards of
Hall, Jr. Memorial         college, university, trade or vocational              $2,500 each
Scholarship                school on a full-time basis; must be a
                           U.S. citizen and subscribe to CoServe
                           Electric service; application, essay or
                           short video, transcript with SAT/ACT
                           scores, three letters of
                           recommendation.

Burger King Scholarship Seniors who are planning to attend            01/10/11   $1,000
                        college on a full-time basis upon
                        graduation, who are U.S. citizens or
                        legal residents, who have a minimum
                        GPA of 2.5, and who are actively
                        involved in school and community
                        activities; on-line application.




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                             2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                 Plano West Senior High School
                http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

     SCHOLARSHIP                      QUALIFICATIONS                 DEADLINE        AWARD
Gates Millennium          Seniors who are African American,           01/10/11 Multiple awards,
Scholars                  American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian                 amounts
                          Pacific Islander American or Hispanic                determined by other
                          American students, who are U.S.                      available financial
                          citizens or legal permanent residents                aid and expenses
                          of the U.S. and who have a cumulative
                          GPA of 3.3 or higher and who plan to
                          attend college on a full-time basis;
                          leadership abilities demonstrated
                          through participation in community
                          service, extracurricular or other
                          activities is considered, as well as
                          significant financial need, as
                          demonstrated by meeting the Federal
                          Pell Grant eligibility criteria; nominee
                          personal information form, nominator
                          form, recommender form.
Geisinger Scholarship -   Seniors planning to enroll at the           01/14/11   Several awards of
University of Michigan    University of Michigan and pursue an                   $20,000 each,
                          undergraduate degree in Engineering;                   renewable for 3
                          on-line application.                                   additional years
Texas Engineering         Seniors who plan to enroll in an            01/14/11   $1,000 renewable
Foundation Scholarship    accredited engineering program in                      for three additional
                          Texas; must be a U.S. citizen with a                   years
                          GPA of 3.0 or higher and have scored
                          at least a 600 in math, 550 in critical
                          reading and 500 in writing on the SAT
                          or a 29 in math and a 25 in English on
                          the ACT; application (section 6 not
                          required), essay, two recommendation
                          letters, official transcript.




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                                  2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                      Plano West Senior High School
                     http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

     SCHOLARSHIP                         QUALIFICATIONS               DEADLINE         AWARD
Hunt Leadership               Seniors who plan to attend Southern      01/15/11 Full SMU tuition and
Scholarship                   Methodist University, who rank in the             fees, less the
                              top 25% of graduation class, who have             amount of resident
                              a composite ACT score of 28 or SAT                tuition and fees at a
                              (math and critical reading) of 1230,              Texas public college
                              and who have demonstrated
                              extraordinary leadership; examples
                              of leadership: senior or junior class
                              president, student council president,
                              editor-in-chief of newspaper, founders
                              of organizations, senior leadership in
                              scouting or service organizations,
                              Boys State or Girls State
                              representative; application to SMU,
                              one recommendation letter that clearly
                              addresses your leadership record and
                              potential, with specific examples, Hunt
                              Essay.

Mensa Education and           Seniors who will be attending an           01/15/11   Several awards
Research Foundation           American college or university in Fall                ranging from $600
Scholarship                   2011; you do not need to be a member                  to $1,000 each
                              of Mensa to apply for the general
                              scholarships; application, essay.

RMHC National                 Seniors who plan to attend a two-year      01/28/11   $1,000
Scholarship Program           or four-year accredited college on a
(Ronald McDonald House        full-time basis and who have limited
Charities)                    financial access; must be a legal U.S.
                              resident; applicants may apply for only
                              1 RMHC scholarship: RMHC Scholars
                              (for all student), RMHC African
                              American Future Achievers, RMHC
                              Asian Students Increasing
                              Achievement, RMHC HACER (for
                              students who have at least one parent
                              of Hispanic heritage).

Fairrilla E. White            Female senior who has excelled             01/31/11   $500
Scholarship                   academically and who plans to attend
                              a two-year or four-year college or
                              university after graduation; application
                              with photo; official transcript,
                              documentation of volunteer hours, two
                              letters of recommendation, essay.




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                              2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                  Plano West Senior High School
                 http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

     SCHOLARSHIP                      QUALIFICATIONS                  DEADLINE         AWARD
Living for Zachary        PISD Senior who plans to pursue a            01/31/11 One award of
Scholarship               career in the medical field; application,             $2,500 to each of
                          letter of recommendation from a                       the three PISD
                          teacher.                                              Senior High Schools

Texas Student Housing     Seniors who are accepted into a Texas        01/31/11   Numerous awards
Authority Scholarship     college or university in Austin, College                of $2,500 each,
                          Station or Denton and who plan to live                  renewable for
                          in a Texas Student Housing off-                         additional 3 years
                          campus facility; application, personal
                          statement of 250 words or less, official
                          transcript with SAT/ACT scoares; two
                          letters of recommendation.

Dallas Jewish             Seniors who plan to attend college;          02/01/11   $300 to $5,000
Community Foundation      qualifications vary with each of the 29
                          scholarships but most are based on
                          academic excellence, financial need,
                          community service and exemplary
                          personal qualities; on-line application.

KFC Colonel's Scholars    Seniors who plan to attend a Texas           02/09/11   Up to $5,000,
Program                   public college or university, who have                  renewable for three
                          a GPA of 2.75 or higher, who are U.S.                   years
                          citizens or permanent residents, and
                          who can demonstrate financial need;
                          online application.
Homer Reynolds            Seniors in Collin County who will            02/12/11   $750
Memorial Scholarship      attend college in Fall 2011;
(sponsored by Collin      application, essay.
County Young Lawyers
Association)
AXA Achievement           Seniors who plan to attend a U.S.            02/15/11   More than 300
Community Scholarship     college or university on a full-time                    awards of $2,000
                          basis and who demonstrate ambition                      each
                          and drive as evidenced by
                          outstanding achievements in
                          activities in school, the community or
                          work place; must be a U.S. citizen or
                          legal resident; application, official
                          transcript, one letter of
                          recommendation.
University of Texas at    Seniors who plan to attend University        02/15/11   Amount varies
San Antonio Alumni        of Texas at San Antonio on a full-time                  according to
Association               basis; on-line application, essay, two                  scholarship
                          letters of recommendation, official                     awarded
                          transcript.

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                              2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                  Plano West Senior High School
                 http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

    SCHOLARSHIP                       QUALIFICATIONS              DEADLINE       AWARD
USA Funds-Access to        Seniors who plan to attend college and  02/15/11 $1,500
Education Scholarship      who have a family household income
                           of less than $35,000 for 2010; must be
                           a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
                           with Green Card; on-line application.

UTSA Rising Roadrunner Seniors who plan to attend the                  02/15/11   $1,500, renewable
Scholarship            University of Texas at San Antonio on                      for additional years
                       a full-time basis in Fall 2011; selection
                       will be based on extracurricular
                       involvement/leadership, community
                       service, awards, academics and
                       essay; CAP students are not eligible;
                       application, essay.

American Association of Female senior in Collin County who             02/18/11   $500
University Woman        plans to attend Collin County
(AAUW)-Plano/Collin     Community College for a minimum of
County Branch -         six credit hours per semester, starting
Biggerstaff CCCC        in Fall 2011; application, essay,
Scholarship             resume, official transcript, two letters
                        of recommendation.
American Association of Female senior in Collin County who             02/18/11   $1,000
University Woman        plans to attend college as a full-time
(AAUW)-Plano/Collin     student in Fall 2011; minimum GPA of
County Branch -         3.4 is required; application, essay,
Graduating Senior       resume, official transcript, two letters
Scholarship             of recommendation.
Delta Kappa Gamma       Female seniors with genuine interest           02/18/11   $500-$1,000
Future Teacher          in teaching as a profession; based on
Recruitment Grant       merit as well as financial need;
                        application, transcript, three letters of
                        recommendation, recent photograph.

Jason Terry Foundation     Seniors who plan to attend a two-year       02/25/11   Six scholarships:
Scholarship                or four-year college in Fall 2011, who                 two $5,000 each,
                           have a minimum GPA of 3.0, who                         two $2,500 each
                           participate in extracurricular activities              and two $1,800
                           and who are legal U.S. residents;                      each
                           proof of financial need is required;
                           application, official transcript, essay,
                           three letters of recommendation,
                           parent's IRS Form 1040.




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                               2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                   Plano West Senior High School
                  http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

      SCHOLARSHIP                    QUALIFICATIONS                    DEADLINE        AWARD
Asian Pacific Islanders    Seniors of any ethnic or cultural            03/01/11 Five awards of
for Professional and       background who plan to attend a 2-                    $1,800 each; four
Community                  year or 4-year college or vocational                  awards of $2,500
Advancement of AT&T        school and who have at least a 3.0                    each
Scholarship                GPA; must be a U.S. citizen or
                           permanent resident; on-line
                           application, essay, one letter of
                           recommendation, official transcript.
Dallas Scottish Rite       Seniors who plan to attend college in        03/01/11   $1,000
Library and Museum         Fall 2011; selection is based on merit
Scholarship                and student achievements;
                           application, transcript with SAT/ACT
                           scores, photograph, two letters of
                           personal recommendation, two letters
                           of academic recommendation.

Gerald Kendrick            Seniors who plan to attend college;          03/01/11   Two awards of
Scholarship                candidates will be considered on                        $1,000 each
                           grades, career goals and evaluation of
                           personal statement; application, official
                           transcript.
Hightower Elementary       Seniors who attended Hightower               03/01/11   $500
PTA Alumni Scholarship     Elementary for at least two years
                           (including their 5th grade year), who
                           plan to attend college in Fall 2011, and
                           who have a minimum 2.5 GPA;
                           application, essay.
Texas Department of        Seniors planning to major in civil           03/01/11   Up to $6,000
Transportation             engineering as a full-time student at a
Conditional Grant          four-year Texas public college or
Program                    university; must be a Texas resident
                           who meets federal guidelines for
                           economically-disadvantaged student
                           status; must have a minimum GPA of
                           3.0 and agree to work for the
                           Department of Transportation for two
                           years immediately following the date of
                           college graduation; application, official
                           transcript, essay.
Dallas Chapter of the      Seniors who will attend the University       03/04/11   Several awards,
Texas Exes Scholarship     of Texas in Austin in Fall 2011 and                     varying amounts
                           who show academic excellence, work,
                           leadership, volunteer experience and
                           other relevant components; on-line
                           application.




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                             2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                 Plano West Senior High School
                http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

    SCHOLARSHIP                      QUALIFICATIONS                    DEADLINE       AWARD
Messengers of Hope       Seniors planning to attend college and         03/04/11 Minimum award of
Scholarship              who have financial need; special                        $1,000
                         consideration will be given to students
                         with unique hardships; application,
                         essay, transcript, two letters of
                         recommendation submitted by people
                         who can address the financial need of
                         the student.
SAMMY Scholarship        Seniors who participate in a high              03/04/11   25 awards of $7,500
(Scholar Athlete Milk    school or club sport, who have a                          each
Mustache of the Year     minimum GPA of 3.2, who plan to
Scholarship)             enroll full-time in a four-year state
                         accredited college or university in Fall
                         2011, and who are legal residents of
                         the U.S.; on-line application.

Plano/Richardson         Senior girls who reside within the PISD        03/07/11   Four awards of
Alumnae Panhellenic      and RISD attendance zones and who                         $1,000 each
Scholarship              plan to enroll in a four-year college for
                         Fall 2011 that has a panhellenic
                         sorority established; on-line
                         application.
Texas Telephone          Seniors who plan to attend a Texas             03/10/11   Six awards of
Association Foundation   college or university in Fall 2011, who                   $1,500 per year,
Scholarship              have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and who                         renewable for three
                         are U.S. citizens; special consideration                  additional years
                         will be given to students who will be
                         pursuing a college degree in fields of
                         study which are of particular interest to
                         telecommunications (such as math,
                         business, education, technology,
                         engineering and computer science);
                         application, official transcript, letter of
                         acceptance from the Texas college or
                         university, Student Aid Report.


Alpha Kappa Alpha        Female African-American seniors from           03/12/11   Two awards of
Scholarship (Chi Zeta    Collin County, planning to attend                         $1,500 each
Omega Chapter)           college in Fall 2011, who have a GPA
                         of 2.5 or higher and who participate in
                         community and extracurricular
                         activities; must have an ACT score of
                         18 or higher and/or SAT score of 900
                         or higher (critical reading and math);
                         application, essay, official transcript,
                         official SAT/ACT scores, letter of
                         recommendation.
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                             2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                 Plano West Senior High School
                http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

      SCHOLARSHIP                    QUALIFICATIONS                 DEADLINE        AWARD
Dallas Metroplex Council Senior who plans to attend an               03/15/11 $1,000
of Black Alumni          accredited Historically Black College
Associations             or University, who has at least a 2.7
                         GPA, who is a U.S. citizen and who is
                         available for a personal interview with
                         the selection committee; application,
                         official transcript, copy of SAT/ACT
                         results, two recommendation letters,
                         essay.
Greater North Dallas     African-American female seniors who         03/15/11 Two scholarships,
Business and             have at least a 3.0 GPA; application,                ranging from $300
Professional Women's     official transcript, essay, two letters of           to $500 each
Club Scholarship         recommendation, wallet-size
                         photograph.
Martha J. Hunt College   Seniors who attended Mendenhall             03/15/11 $500
Scholarship (Mendenhall Elementary and who plan to attend
Elementary PTA)          college full-time in Fall 2011; selection
                         is based on financial need and merit;
                         application, one-page summary,
                         resume, official transcript, three letters
                         of recommendation.
Men of Achievement       Male seniors who plan to attend the         03/15/11 Two awards of $500
Scholarship (University University of Missouri in Fall 2011 who               each
of Missouri-Columbia)    can demonstrate academic success
                         (at least a 3.0 GPA), ACT scores,
                         school involvement, community
                         activities and leadership roles;
                         recipients will be under no obligation to
                         join Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity;
                         application, resume, letter of
                         recommendation, official transcript,
                         essay.
Patty H. Meyer           PISD senior who attended Centennial         03/15/11 $1,000
Scholarship - Centennial Elementary in the 5th grade and who
Elementary PTA           plans to attend college on a full-time
                         basis in Fall 2011; selection is based
                         on financial need, community service,
                         academic merit and essay response;
                         application, resume, official transcript,
                         essay, two letters of recommendation.


UTSA - Writing Program    Seniors planning to attend the               03/16/11   $5,000
Scholarship               University of Texas at San Antonio as
                          a full-time student in Fall 2011 who
                          have a minimum 3.0 GPA; may major
                          in any university discipline; application,
                          essay, transcript, teacher
                          recommendation.
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                              2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                  Plano West Senior High School
                 http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

    SCHOLARSHIP                      QUALIFICATIONS                    DEADLINE       AWARD
RAYBEN North Texas        Minority seniors who are planning to          03/18/11 Unknown
Scholarship               attend a four-year college or university
                          in Fall 2011 and who plan to earn a
                          degree in engineering, computer
                          science, mathematics, physical
                          sciences, business, finance or
                          corporate law; candidates must be
                          U.S. citizens and have at least a 3.0
                          GPA; application, official transcript,
                          two letters of recommendation, essay.

Sigma Phi Epsilon         Male seniors planning to attend              03/19/11   Four awards of
Balanced Man              Oklahoma State U. in Fall 2011 who                      $500 each
Scholarship - Oklahoma    exemplify academic excellence,
State University          selfless leadership, service to the
                          community and a healthy lifestyle;
                          applying for this scholarship does not
                          reflect a membership obligation to
                          Sigma Phi Epsilon; application,
                          resume, essay.
Buddhist Tzu Chi          Seniors planning to attend college on        03/20/11   $1,000
Foundation Scholarship    a full-time basis for Fall 2011; must
                          have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be
                          able to demonstrate financial need;
                          application, official transcript, family's
                          1040 income tax return for 2010, two
                          letters of recommendation, essay,
                          autobiography.

Mitchell Elementary PTA   Seniors who attended Mitchell                03/21/11   $1,000
Scholarship               Elementary from 1st through 5th
                          grades and who plan to attend college
                          full-time in Fall 2011; academic merit,
                          community involvement, leadership
                          potential and financial need are
                          considered; application, resume,
                          essay, transcript, three letters of
                          recommendation.

Tall Texans of Dallas     Seniors planning to attend college who       03/21/11   Several awards,
Scholarship               are at least 5'10" (female) or 6'2"                     varying amounts
                          (male); academic achievement, school
                          activities and community involvement
                          are considered, as well as
                          recommendations and the originality of
                          essay; application, official transcript,
                          essay, two recommendation forms.


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                              2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                  Plano West Senior High School
                 http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

      SCHOLARSHIP                     QUALIFICATIONS                DEADLINE       AWARD
Field and Mary Scovell     North Texas seniors who will be           03/24/11 Ten awards of
Scholarship Foundation     attending college within the State of              $3,000 each
                           Texas or at a Big 12 Conference or
                           Southeastern Conference school;
                           must have at least a "C" average and
                           demonstrate financial need, leadership
                           qualities and high personal character;
                           application, official transcript, two or
                           three letters of recommendation,
                           current photograph.

Plano Retired Teacher    One senior from each of the three         03/29/11   Three awards of
Association Scholarship PISD senior high schools who plans to                 $1,200 each
                         attend college in Fall 2011 and who
                         wishes to pursue a career in
                         education; application, unofficial
                         transcript, resume, essays, one
                         teacher recommendation letter.
Alpha Delta Kappa        Female seniors who plan to major in       03/31/11   Three awards of
Scholarship              education; application, essay, recent                $1,000 each
                         photograph.
Buick Achievers          Seniors planning to attend college in     03/31/11   1,000 awards of
Scholarship              Fall 2011 on a full-time basis and who               $2,000 each; 100
                         plan to major in a course of study that              awards of $25,000
                         focuses on STEM (Science,                            each, all renewable
                         Technology, Engineering or Math);                    for additional 3
                         must demonstrate an interest in                      years
                         pursuing a career in the automotive or
                         related industries using these areas of
                         study; must be a U.S. citizen; on-line
                         application.
EaglePicher Scholarship Seniors who plan to attend college or a    03/31/11   $1,000
                         vocational-technical school on a full-
                         time basis in Fall 2011 and who have
                         a minimum GPA of 3.0; application,
                         official transcript.
Gwen Pharo Scholarship Seniors who have a minimum GPA of           03/31/11   $2,000
(sponsored by The Public 3.5 and who have volunteered in
Affairs Luncheon Club)   school, the community or for political
                         organizations and/or worked at paying
                         jobs; application, two letters of
                         recommendation, official transcript,
                         essay.
Heritage Land Bank       Seniors who plan to attend college in     03/31/11   Four awards of
Scholarship              Fall 2011 and major in an agriculture-               $2,500 each
                         related area or in a
                         vocational/technical field related to
                         agriculture; application, transcript,
                         essay.
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                            2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                Plano West Senior High School
               http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

    SCHOLARSHIP                     QUALIFICATIONS                    DEADLINE        AWARD
LULAC National           Hispanic seniors who are U.S. citizens        03/31/11 $250 to $2,000
Scholarship Fund         or legal permanent residents and who
                         plan to attend college on a full-time
                         basis in Fall 2011; application, letter of
                         acceptance to a college/university,
                         essay, transcript, ACT or SAT score
                         report.

Paul L. Standberry       PISD Seniors who are ethnic                   03/31/11   Two awards of
Memorial Scholarship     minorities, who have a GPA of B- or                      $1,000 each
                         better, who require financial
                         assistance to be able to attend college
                         and have documented community
                         service; must be enrolling in college as
                         a full-time student in Fall 2011;
                         application, official transcript, essay,
                         official recognition of community
                         service, two letters of
                         recommendation.
Plano West PTSA          Plano West seniors who demonstrate            03/31/11   Minimum award of
Community Service        outstanding contributions in the area of                 $500
Scholarship              community service; application, essay,
                         two letters of recommendation,
                         documentation of community service.


James W. Tyra Memorial   Seniors who are in the top 25% of the         04/01/11   $1,000, renewable
Scholarship              graduating class and who demonstrate                     for three additional
                         financial need (annual family income                     years
                         not to exceed $68,700); application,
                         transcript, two letters of
                         recommendation, letter from applicant,
                         parent's W-2 statement for 2010.

Sankofa Foundation       African-American seniors who are              04/01/11   Four awards of
Scholarship              planning to attend college on a full-                    $1,500 each
                         time basis in Fall 2011 and who
                         currently have a minimum GPA of 3.0;
                         preference is given to students who
                         have exceptional involvement and
                         service to the community and who
                         have greater needs given their
                         socioeconomic background;
                         application, essay, official transcript,
                         three letters of recommendation,
                         senior picture.



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                              2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                  Plano West Senior High School
                 http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

     SCHOLARSHIP                   QUALIFICATIONS                     DEADLINE        AWARD
Stars on the Rise       Seniors, regardless of their ethnicity,        04/01/11 Several awards
Scholarship (Greater    who are planning to attend college in                   ranging from $500
Dallas Hispanic Chamber Fall 2011; selection is based on                        to $20,000
of Commerce)            academic rigor, community seravice,
                        employment and SAT/ACT scores;
                        application, transcript, photograph,
                        essay.
B.P.O. Does Scholarship Seniors from Plano or Richardson who           04/04/11   Varying amounts
(Benevolent Patriotic   plan to attend a trade school, junior
Order of Does, Drove    college or Texas state school and
#221)                   whose grades average in the B to C
                        range; must be a U.S. citizen and
                        demonstrate financial need;
                        application, one-page personal
                        statement, resume, transcript.
Plano Principals'       PISD seniors who are planning to               04/05/11   $1,000
Association Scholarship attend college on a full-time basis in
                        Fall 2011 and who are seeking a
                        degree in the educational field and/or
                        a related degree working with children;
                        selection is based on financial need
                        and merit; application, summary of
                        your aspirations and goals, resume,
                        transcript, three letters of
                        recommendation.

Frisco RoughRiders        Collin County seniors who have               04/08/11   Five awards of
Foundation Scholarship    participated in at least one athletic                   $2,000 each
                          activity and at least one extracurricular
                          activitiy in their senior year and who
                          are in need of financial assistance for
                          college; must have a minimum GPA of
                          3.0; marching band will count as an
                          athletic activity; application, personal
                          essay, two letters of recommendation,
                          transcript.

Texas Southern            Seniors who plan to attend Texas             04/08/11   $1,000
University National       Southern University and who have a
Alumni Association        minimum GPA of 3.0; application,
Scholarship               verification of enrollment at TSU, two
                          letters of recommendation, official
                          transcript.
Young Men's Service       Plano West senior, male or female,           04/08/11   $1,000
League - Kate Porter      who has persevered through
Memorial Scholarship      difficulties and who plans to attend a
                          four-year college in Fall 2011;
                          application, essay.
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                               2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                                   Plano West Senior High School
                  http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

    SCHOLARSHIP                        QUALIFICATIONS                   DEADLINE       AWARD
Hughston Elementary          Seniors who attended and graduated          04/14/11 $500
PTA Alumni Scholarship       from Hughston Elementary and who
                             plan to enroll as a full-time student in
                             Fall 2011; application, two letters of
                             recommendation, resume, essay.

Financial Literacy and     Seniors who are planning to attend a         04/15/11   $1,000
Leadership Scholarship     two or four year college or university in
(sponsored by Inspiring    Fall 2011; applicants do not need to
Positive Change            demonstrate financial need to be
Initiative, Inc.)          considered for the award; on-line
                           application.
Diane Everett Stallionette Senior who is planning to attend             04/22/11   Two awards of $750
Scholarship                college in Fall 2011 and who is a                       each
                           former Shepton Stallionette Drill Team
                           member; based on academic
                           achievement, extracurricular activities,
                           community service, motivation and
                           character; application, unofficial
                           transcript, resume, essay.

Collin County Chapter of Seniors who plan to attend Texas               04/25/11   Various amounts
the Texas Tech Alumni     Tech in Fall 2011; application, essays,
Association               official transcript, up to three letters of
                          recommendation.
American Society of Civil Seniors who are planning to earn a            04/30/11   Three awards of
Engineers Scholarship     degree in Civil Engineering;                             $2,000 each
(Dallas Branch Texas      application, official transcript, essay,
Section)                  two letters of recommendation.
Hedgcoxe Elementary       PISD Seniors who attended Hedgcoxe            05/01/11   $500
PTA Scholarship           Elementary School for at least two
                          years including 5th grade, who have a
                          minimum GPA of 2.5 and who plan to
                          attend a two or four year college in Fall
                          2011; application, essay, resume, two
                          letters of recommendation.

Collin County Texas A&M Seniors who reside in Collin County             05/02/11   Unknown
Club (CCAMC)            and who plan to attend Texas A&M -
Scholarship             College Station for Fall 2011;
                        application, resume, essay, transcript,
                        two letters of recommendation.

Vietnamese American          Seniors of Vietnamese descent who          05/02/11   Various
Scholarship Foundation       plan to attend college in Fall 2011;
                             there are two scholarship opportunities
                             available with different eligibility
                             requirements; on-line application.
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                           2010-2011 SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
                               Plano West Senior High School
              http://k-12.pisd.edu/Schools/pwsh/counseling/counseling.html

      SCHOLARSHIP                  QUALIFICATIONS                DEADLINE       AWARD
Al's Formal Wear       Seniors who plan to attend college in      05/31/11 2 awards of $1,000
Scholarship            Fall 2011 and who are at least 17                   each
                       years old; application, transcript, two
                       letters of recommendation, essay.




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