Scholarships Due May and Summer 2017


David Jaramillo Memorial Scholarship

Application Available: At Go-Center

Deadline: May 5, 2017


  • Senior planning to attend a college or university

  • Essay & interview required

Texas Hospitality Association Scholarship

Application available:

Scholarship Amount: Up to $5000

Deadline: Postmarked by May 5, 2017

Eligibility: Design a poster to be used in the fight against underage drinking. See website for contest rules.

Los Fresnos Lion’s Club Scholarship
Application: At Go-Center
Deadline: Turn in to Ms. Barreda by May 5th, 2017
Amount: $1000
Eligibility: 2 teacher recommendations, US Citizen, & short interview required.

North Brownsville Rotary Club’s Jerome Jokl Scholarship

Application available: At Go-Center

Deadline:  Turn in to Ms. Barreda by May 5, 2017


  • Senior in the top 15% of the class

  • Should have outstanding citizenship qualities & possess high moral character

  • Recipient should be accepted by an accredited college or university

  • Interview may be required.

  • 3 letters of reference required. See instructions.

Leo Aguilar Foundation General Scholarships

Application available: At Go-Center

Scholarship Amount: Several $1000 scholarships

Deadline: Turn in to Ms. Barreda by May 5th, 2017


  • GPA of B- or 2.7 or greater

  • 500 word essay

  • Community involvement, school organizations

  • Resume, unofficial high school transcript

  • Student must provide a copy of registration to receive scholarship


Leo Aguilar Foundation Athletic Scholarships

Application available: At Athletic Dept. office (see Ms. Atkinson) or

Scholarship Amount: 2 $1500 scholarships (awarded to one male & one female athlete)

Deadline: Turn in to Ms. Atkinson by May 5, 2017



  • Scholarship is based on students’ participation in high school & their impact toward leadership, dedication, & commitment to academic excellence, which were Leo’s trademarks.

  • GPA of 2.75 or greater

  • One-page essay, transcript, resume, and SAR report form FAFSA required.

  • Student must provide a copy of registration, when available, (at least 12 credit hours) to receive the award.

Olmito Water Supply Corporation Scholarship

Applications: Go-Center

Scholarship Amount: One male & one female will receive $1000

Deadline: Tuesday, May 9th at 5PM to Olmito Water Supply

Eligibility: Parents must be Olmito Water Supply customers. Typewritten essay required.

Live Mas Scholarship

Apply: (using google Chrome)

Deadline: May 12, 2017

Amount: Up to $25,000


Create a 2-minute video where you describe your life’s passion. You will not be judged on your film-making ability. No essay required, grades not considered. Must be a legal resident of US planning to go to college or university. Employees of Taco Bell not eligible.

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarships
Application & more info available:  
Deadline: Must be submitted online May 12, 2017
Amount: Up to $20,000

  • Must have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet any year of high school(CX debaters must have advanced to the second day of competition) OR must be a TSSEC Outstanding Soloist OR must be a finalist in the Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition or the Latino History Essay Competition

  • Must plan to attend an accredited college or University in Texas

Pan American Golf Association Scholarship

Applications: Go-Center

Scholarship Amount: 8 $500 scholarships

Deadline: Turn in to Ms. Barreda by noon on May 15th!


Must be in the upper half of the class, & establish financial need.

Las Yescas Elementary PTA Scholarship

Applications: Go-Center

Scholarship Amount: 2 $200 scholarships

Deadline: Turn in to Ms. Barreda by noon on Tuesday May 16th, 2017


Must be a former Las Yescas Elementary student

Must be in the Top 10%

See application for more info

PBR Scholarship Fund

Applications: Go-Center

Scholarship Amount: 2 $250 scholarships

Deadline: Email to by 5PM on May 17, 2017


Essay required

Ozarka “Every Drop Counts” Earth Science Scholarship

Application Available:

Scholarship Amount: Two $10,000 scholarships

Deadline: Postmarked by May 26, 2017


  • Students pursuing degrees at 4-year colleges or universities in the field of Earth/Environmental Science, Environmental Law, Environmental Education, Forestry, Oceanography, & Ecology

  • Must be US Citizen & a Texas Resident

  • Must have 3.0 GPA

  • Must not be an employee or relative of an employee of Nestle Waters or Ozarka Spring Water.

  • Essay Required

Cameron County Mental Health Task Force Scholarship

Application Available: Go-Center

Scholarship Amount: $1000

Deadline: Must be submitted by email by May 31, 2017


  • Be pursuing studies in one of the following: Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Rehabilitative Services, Nursing, or a degree related to mental health

  • Be a minimum part-time student. Have a college 4 point of 3.0 or better

  • Attach copy of high school transcript

  • Attach recommendation from to be completed by teacher, counselor, administrator, or extracurricular activity sponsor/coach

  • Write a statement of goals, including the timeline for completion of studies as well as intent to provide services to the Cameron County community for at least one year after completion of studies.

  • If awarded, applicant must supply a copy of proof of registration with specified major from program of student.

  • Must agree to participate in a scholarship mentoring program.

  • Must disclose if they are related to a member of the CCMHTF.

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

Application Available:

Scholarship Amount: $2500

Deadline: June 15, 2017


  • Complete high school and enrolled in career or technical degree/certificate granting program for Fall 2017

  • Must be Pell grant eligible, US Citizen

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Application available:

Scholarship Amount: $1000

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Eligibility: This scholarship competition is open to all US high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.

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