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Scholarships

UTRGV Scholarships

Deadline: Varies July - September 2016

There are scholarships specifically designed for entering freshmen, transfer students, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Scholarships are awarded based on merit, need, and achievement in academics, athletics, the arts, or other scholarly areas.

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Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

Deadline: 7/31/16

5 Awards of up to $4,000 - The Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest is open to full – time undergraduate students enrolled in an American college or university. To enter, you must submit a 1500 – to 5000 – word essay on the following topic, “Immigration is a controversial topic in American history, even more so in 2016. Citing examples from his writings, speeches, and policies; what was Abraham Lincoln’s position on immigration? Did it evolve? Is it relevant to our contemporary debate?”

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Stephens Anderson & Cummings Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: Nov. 2016

Assist full-time students currently enrolled in degree program at a Texas university/college who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and standards on campus or in their community. Currently enrolled in a full-time degree program at an accredited Texas university or college. Two (2) letters of recommendation from faculty or prominent community members, proof of leadership via campus or community involvement, 500-1,500 word essay based on topic chosen by firm.

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IDEA and More Than 20 Charter Organizations Share Why We Need Federal Support for All Schools, All Kids

IDEA and More Than 20 Charter Organizations Share Why We Need Federal Support for All Schools, All Kids

In the “Skinny Budget” that the White House released this month, President Donald Trump offered $168 million in new funds for charter schools. As public charter sch...

STAAR Testing at IDEA

STAAR Testing at IDEA

STAAR testing kicks off this week for IDEA scholars. Take a look at the testing schedule, along with a list of helpful testing tips for...

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