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College Scholarship Application Information

College Scholarship Application Information

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Local/Regional Scholarships

Scholarship Name Description Application Info Due Date
Hugh Shrader Memorial Scholarship

The Hugh Shrader Memorial Scholarship is an award given to one senior each year in memory of Hugh Shrader, a 1947 graduate of Baird High School.


Applicants will be considered in the following areas:

Character, Academics, Athletic Participation, and Financial Need.


April 12, 2024

at 2:30 pm

Baird Masonic Lodge Scholarship

All Baird HIgh School seniors are eligible to apply for this scholarship award. Applicants will be

considered in the following areas:


Character, Academics, and Financial Need

Application April 15, 2024
Baird Booster Club Scholarship Open to all students who competed in athletics in high school. Application April 15, 2024
American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary Scholarship   Application April 15, 2024
BHS Ex-Students’ Association Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to someone whose parent or grandparent attended Baird Schools.

Application April 15, 2024
Taylor Telecom Scholarship Award recipients are selected based on several criteria, including GPA, test scores, leadership and community involvement, and letters of recommendation.  Application April 1, 2024

Texas Association of Community Schools

  Application March 16, 2024
Masonic Children & Family Services of Texas


  • Career goals which will be enabled by higher education
  • Demonstrated community service/involvement
  • Academic achievements
  • School activities
  • Financial need
  • Employment experience
  • Masonic affiliations
  • Services previously received from MCFS
  • Letters of Recommendation
Application April 30, 2024
Foundation for Rural Service


  • Be a graduating high school senior.
  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Be sponsored by a current member of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association.
  • Express interest in returning to a rural community following graduation.
Application February 16, 2024
Texas Telephone Association Foundation If students are unable to provide their SAR due to issues with the FASFA website, if they can please provide email confirmation with their estimated Student Aid Index.  Application March 31, 2024
Association of Compensatory Educators of Texas  Our Association offers twenty $1,000 scholarships across the state to students who have, at some time in their school career, been enrolled in a compensatory education program. Compensatory Education includes programs such as Title I, Bilingual/ESL, State Compensatory Education (SCE), Migrant, and Homeless.  Application February 16, 2024
Samsung American Legion Scholarship Scholarship applications are limited to students between their junior and senior years of high school who attend the current session of either an American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. Stepchildren and legally adopted children are considered direct descendants of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership. Application

6/9/24 (Boys)

6/16/24 (Girls)

1687 Foundation Scholarship Program   Application February 28, 2024
Capital Farm Credit Youth Scholarship Applicant must demonstrate that they have a tentative educational plan and goals, related to 
fields in agriculture or natural resources (may include Ag Communications, Ag 
Economics/Business, Ag Education, Wildlife or Ranch Management, etc.).
Application March 29, 2024
Horatio Alger Scholarship This scholarship can award you up to $2,500
to pursue a career certification or technical education, of your choice,
at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.
Application June 17, 2024 (12:00 pm)
Sophomore of the Year For current sophomores only. Application March 8, 2024