•  Financial Aid Options:

    1. Scholarships: Awards that students must apply for that are based on need, merit, or achievement - does not have to be repaid - apply through individual scholarship application
    2. Grants: Awards that students qualify for based on need - does not have to be repaid - apply through FAFSA/TASFA
    3. Work Study: On and sometimes off-campus jobs for students who demonstrate financial need - apply through FAFSA/TASFA
    4. Loans: Money that is borrowed and must be repaid with interest - Apply through FAFSA/TASFA, and private loans through banks
    5. For more information on types of financial aid Click Here

    Financial Aid Exemptions:

    Exemptions are a type of financial assistance allowing some Texas residents to attend a public college or university in Texas without paying tuition or, in some cases, tuition and fees.
     
    To learn more or see if you qualify for an Exemption click here
     

     Do I complete the FAFSA or TASFA?

    • If the student has a social security number, then the student will complete the FAFSA. - Steps for Completing FAFSA
    • If the students does not have a social security number, or the student has a social security number through DACA, the student will complete the TASFA.

    The FAFSA and TASFA applications open October 1, 2017

    Financial Aid Saturday @ EHS - November 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

     
     

       

    2016 - 2017 Local Scholarships

    All current local scholarships are listed on Naviance -  http://connection.naviance.com/elginhs

     
     
    Student User ID: EHS student email ("initials studentID@stu.elginisd.net") (e.g., ab0123456@stu.elginisd.net)
    Student password: student ID number 
     
     

     

    Scholarship Searches

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    2015 - 2016 Local Scholarships - Out of Date - listed for reference only - check Naviance for updated applications

    Scholarship List 

     
     
    Posted 11/10/15 
    Updated 4/12/16 
     
     

    The Baron de Bastrop Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Scholarship (Deadline: January 22, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $425
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1 
     
     

    Bluebonnet Government-in-Action Youth Tour (Deadline: January 29, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1
    Notes: This Scholarship is combined with a paid trip to Washington D.C. 10th, 11th, and 12th graders may apply.
     

    Bun Run for the Cure (Deadline: February 15, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $1,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 6
     

    Elgin Juneteenth (Deadline: February 19, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1 or 2 (depends on funding)
     

    The Mary Ann Fisk Scholarship (Deadline: February 26, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $700
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1
     
     

    Elgin Evening Lions Club Scholarship (Deadline: February 29, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies
     

    Elgin Masonic Lodge Scholarship (Deadline: March 4, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies (depends on funding)
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies (depends on funding)
     
     

    BCDP Molly Ivins Scholarship (Deadline: March 4, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $1,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1
     
     

    Bastrop County Citizen Sheriff's Academy Alumni Association - Law Enforcement Scholarship (Deadline: March 4, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1 
      

    Key Club Scholarship (Deadline: March 4, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies (depends on funding)
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies (depends on funding)
     

    1st Presbyterian Church - Leo Foehner, Jr. Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: March 4, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $1,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 4
     

    Austin Delta Foundation (Deadline: March 11, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: varies
     

    Elgin Band Booster Scholarship (Deadline: March 25, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $300 to $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Approx. 10

     

    Bastrop County Board of Realtors (Deadline: March 25, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: varies

    Bluebonnet Scholarship of Excellence_Academic (Deadline: March 25, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $2,500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 25
     
     

    Bluebonnet Scholarship of Excellence_Trade and Technical (Deadline: March 25, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship:$2,500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 25
     
     

    Environmental Stewardship (Deadline Extended: April 11th, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $1,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 2
     

    Bastrop County A&M Club (Deadline: March 25, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $600
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1
     
     

    Bastrop County Bar Association Scholarship (Deadline: March 30, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $1,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies
     

    Bentoli (Deadline: March 31, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: varies

    Bruce A. Dale Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship:  $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 2
     

    Elgin Arts Association - Pearls before Swine Scholarship Application (Deadline: March 31, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies
     

    Knights of Columbus Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $200 - $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies
     

    SPJST Lodge 18 Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship:  $1,000 & $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: One $1,00 and One $500
     
     

     BTW PTA Scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 4 
     

    Wildcat Athletic Booster Club Scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 2
     

    Abundant Rain Christian Fellowship (ARCF) (Deadline: April 8, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $200
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 3
     

    Lee-Bastrop County Farm Bureau Scholarship (Deadline: April 14, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies
     

    Elgin Garden Club Scholarship (Deadline: April 15, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 2
     

    Fannie Bowzer & Gomillion Byars Scholarship (Deadline: April 20, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 2
     

    McDade Watermelon Festival Scholarship (Deadline: April 20, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies
     

    Texas Lost Pines Riding Club Scholarship (Deadline: April 22, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $250
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1

    Arbie Johnson Elgin Little League Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: April 29, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $250
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 2

    BTW Alumni of Northern California's John C. Madison Scholarship (Deadline: April 29, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1
     

    Rotary Club of Bastrop County (Deadline: April 29, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $1250
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1
     

    Elgin FFA Booster Club and Alumni Scholarship (Deadline: May 1, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies
     

    Lowell and Georgia Schorr Family Scholarship (Deadline: May 6, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 2 to 5

    Other Available Scholarships  

    National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa_Undergraduate Scholarship (Deadline: January 27, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $6,000 
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 2 per Region
     

    National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa_Southwest Region Gertrude Robertson Scholarship (Deadline: January 27, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $2,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1
     

    National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa_ Carmen Mercer Scholarship (Deadline: February 1, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $2,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1
     

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - 2016 Area Go Texan Scholarship (Deadline: February 8, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $18,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1 per Area
     

    Conditional Grant Program - Texas Department of Transportation (Deadline: March 1, 2016)

    Amount per Grant: Up to $3,000 per semester
    Number of Grants Available: Varies
     

    National Sorority of Phi Delta Kapp_Prospective Educator Program (Deadline: March 1, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: Varies
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: Varies
     

    Mahindra Texas Pride Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $1,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1 per Area
     

    Bill Wyche, Jr. Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: April 30, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $2,500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 1 
     

    MexAustin Scholarship (Deadline: April 30, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $1,000
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 140
     

    ACC Scholarships (Deadline: May 1, 2016)

    To apply, complete the ACC General Scholarship Application online at www.austincc.edu/scholarships

    The Black American Comptroller Employees Association Scholarship (Deadline:  May 13, 2016)

    Amount per Scholarship: $500
    Number of Scholarships Awarded: 4

    University of Houston Incoming Freshman_Frontier Fiesta Association Scholarship

     

    Old Settler's Music Scholarship Program

     

    Life Lessons Scholarship Program