Texas Scholarships

Wilbur-Ellis Company Agricultural Division Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agronomy, crop/plant/range or soil science, business/farm/landscape/nursery/ranch or turfgrass management, horticulture, general agriculture, economics, finance, agricultural policy & management, agricultural systems management, sales, and marketing, agriscience technology, biotechnology, entomology, plant pathology or soil conservation.

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Scholarship

Funded by the Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural engineering or agricultural science/technology.

Jerry Harvey Endowment Scholarship

The Jerry Harvey Endowment Scholarship was established by the Texas State Council on December 15, 1993 to help high school seniors and undergraduate/students in the state of Texas attain higher education.

BNSF Railway Company Scholarship

Funded by the BNSF Railway Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited four-year college in the following areas of agriculture: business management, economics, sales, and marketing or finance.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship

The Average to Extraordinary Scholarship provides financial assistance to high school students in the state of Texas who have proven that they can accomplish extraordinary results despite their average attributes, grades, and background.

Texas Safety Foundation L.C. Meyer HSE Scholarship

ASSE's Texas Safety Foundation L.C. Meyer HSE Scholarship provides financial assistance to students majoring in occupational safety, health, and the environment in a belief that ensuring the success of today's students who'll be our tomorrow's safety professionals is the key to improving workplace safety worldwide.

National Rice Month Scholarship Program

Every year, the U.S.A Rice Federation celebrates the National Rice Month in America by awarding the National Rice Month Scholarship Program funded by Dow AgroSciences to high school seniors who create projects and presentations that promote and create awareness for U.S.-grown rice as well as to demonstrate the importance and positive impact of rice agriculture in the United States.

Texas Occupational Therapy Scholarship

The American Occupational Therapy Foundation's Texas Occupational Therapy Scholarship provides financial assistance to full-time students currently enrolled in accredited or developing occupational therapy programs.

Horatio Alger Texas Scholarship Program

The Horatio Alger Texas Scholarship Program funded by the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund provides financial assistance to the students in the State of Texas who aim to pursue higher education despite of difficulties and misfortunes they faced in their personal lives.

Hertz Fellowship

This scholarship is provided by the Hertz Foundation for recipients that want to understand and solve human concern through knowledge of physical and engineering sciences.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by NACE Foundation, a nonprofit organisation, which have a vision to support education and research projects relating to the science of corrosion.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

This scholarship is given by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and it's sponsors. The Youth awards program is meant to help the leaders of today so that they can make an impact on America's future.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Texas

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food Personal and home care aides Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education
Salary: $13707 $13398 $40832
# of Open Positions: 220230 91290 55640
Competition*: 1.5 2.9 1.6

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Anesthesiologists Pediatricians, general Health diagnosing and treating practitioners
Salary: $175480 $138430 $110623
# of Open Positions: 2360 1630 5420
Competition*: 4.5 1.6 2
Job Title: Petroleum engineers Engineering teachers, postsecondary Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers
Salary: $97250 $91056 $88355
# of Open Positions: 6470 1290 240
Competition*: 8.8 2 5.1

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Texas Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food Cashiers
Salary: $20574 $13707 $15508
# of Open Positions: 304980 220230 219920
Competition*: 1.1 1.5 1

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Lawyers General and operations managers Sales managers
Salary: $97143 $80748 $80614
# of Open Positions: 33430 143020 20110
Competition*: 0.9 1.3 0.9
Job Title: Financial managers Computer software engineers, applications Administrative services managers
Salary: $75994 $70735 $63772
# of Open Positions: 26590 24930 21460
Competition*: 0.8 0.8 1.3

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Texas table above, which shows where jobs in Texas are unusually common compared to other states, the Texas Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.