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JoshuaQuiroz diesl student

I never thought I would be able to go to college and neither did my family. When my parents learned that I was able to get my college fully paid for with grants and the help of the scholarship, it helped me be able to alleviate the burden of not being able to help my family get out of debt.”  

Joshua Quiroz, Diesel Equipment Technology


Free Money.  Easy application process.  Less financial stress.



TSTC has resources to help your individual financial needs.  With the help of scholarships, TSTC students can focus on what is important:  their school work.

Scholarships are awards available to students who qualify that do not have to be repaid based on financial need and academic standing.

PRIORITY DEADLINES (for all scholarships unless specified within the application):
        Fall:  August 1
   Spring:  December 1
Summer:  April 1

To be eligible for most need-based scholarships, you are required to complete the FAFSA at https://fafsa.ed.gov.  

Here is your complete guide to all scholarships available through TSTC. The application process is easy.  Find the right scholarship for you.  Review the eligibility criteria and take your next steps.

Scholarship Opportunities for New Students

Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Harlingen Campus.

2) Student must be in Good Standing.

3) Student must demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount: Varies

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Abilene Campus.

2) Student must be in Good Standing

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $1,000

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Harlingen Campus.

2) Students must demonstrate financial need.

3) Students must be enrolled in Mechatronics Technology.

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Marshall Campus.

2) Student must be enrolled in Process Operations

3) Student must be in Good Standing

4) Student must demonstrate financial need 

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be in Good Standing

2) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Waco Campus 

2) Student must be in Good Standing

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: Varies

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Enrolled at TSTC in Waco

2) First-time Student that just graduated high school.

3)Graduate from one of the following school districts:  Axtel, Bruceville-Eddy, Cameron, China Springs, Gholson, Itasca, Mexia, Rapoport, West

Award Amount: $1,000 *

*Donor representative will review the application for final approval before the award is given.

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be in Good Standing

2) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolling/attending the Waco Campus.

2) Student must be from McLennan County

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Harlingen Campus 

2) Student must be have a minimum GPA of 2.0

3) Students must reside within the city of San Benito or have graduated from San Benito ISD.

Award Amount: Varies

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolling/attending the Fort Bend Campus

2)  Student must be from Fort Bend County

3) Student must maintain a 2.5 g.p.a to continue receiving the award

Award Amount: $2,500

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Scholarship Opportunities for Current Students

Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Harlingen Campus.

2) Student must be in Good Standing.

3) Student must demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount: Varies

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Waco Campus.

2)  Must be enrolled in the Automotive Technology program.

2) Student must have completed one semester and be in Good Standing.

3) Student must demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Waco Campus 

2) Student must be have a minimum GPA of 3.0
3) 
Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: Computer Science, Computer Networking & System Administration, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing or Computer Programming.

Award Amount: $1,000

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be in Good Standing

2) Student must demonstrate financial need

3) Student must have completed at least one semester

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Harlingen Campus 

2) Student must be have a minimum GPA of 2.0

3) Students must reside within the city of Harlingen or have graduated from Harlingen ISD.

4) Students must be in the final 3 semesters of an AAS degree.

Award Amount: May be used for tuition, class materials, tools, testing or housing.  Awards can be awarded any time in the semester.

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at any of the West Texas campuses-Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood or Sweetwater.

2) Students must demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Harlingen Campus.

2) Students must demonstrate financial need.

3) Students must be enrolled in Mechatronics Technology.

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Marshall Campus.

2) Student must be enrolled in Process Operations

3) Student must be in Good Standing

4) Student must demonstrate financial need 

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Waco Campus 

2) Student must be have a minimum GPA of 3.0

3) Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: Computer Science, Computer Networking & System Administration, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing or Computer Programming.

Award Amount: $1,000

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Waco Campus and must reside in McLennan County

2) Student must be in Good Standing

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

4) Students must have completed one semester.

5) Student must be enrolled in  Automotive Technology or Auto Collision Technology

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at one of the following campuses: Fort Bend, Harlingen, Marshall, Sweetwater or Waco

2) Student must be enrolled in one of the following programs: Electrical Lineworker, Electrical Power and Controls or Wind Energy Technology

3) Student must be in Good Standing and completed one semester.

4) Student must be have a minimum of a 3.0 gpa

5) Student must be a U.S. citizen.

Award Amount: $1,000

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be in Good Standing

2) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Harlingen Campus.

2)  Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

3) Students must demonstrate financial need.

4) Student must be enrolled in an Allied Health field (Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Services, Health Information Technology, Associate Degree Nursing, Surgical Technology, Vocational Nursing)

Award Amount: Varies

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Harlingen Campus.

2)  Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

3) Students must demonstrate financial need.

4) Student must be enrolled in an Allied Health field (Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Services, Health Information Technology, Associate Degree Nursing, Surgical Technology, Vocational Nursing)

Award Amount: Varies

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Waco Campus 

2) Student must be in Good Standing

3) Students must be enrolled in the Diesel Technology program.

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Waco Campus.

2) Student must be in Good Standing and have completed one semester.

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $1,000

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Waco Campus.

2) Student must be enrolled in Environmental Technology

2) Student must be in Good Standing and have completed one semester.

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the East Williamson County (Hutto) Campus 

2) Students must have completed at least 36 credit hours at TSTC.

3) Students must reside within the city of Hutto or have graduated from Hutto ISD.

4) Students must be in at least the third semester of enrollment.

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolled at the Waco Campus.

2) Student must be in Good Standing and have completed one semester.

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Waco Campus 

2) Student must be in Good Standing

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: Varies

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Waco Campus 

2) Student must be have a minimum GPA of 3.0

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: Varies

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be in Good Standing

2) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Students must be enrolling/attending the Waco Campus.

2) Student must be from McLennan County

3) Student must demonstrate financial need

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at a campus where the program(s) is offered.

2) Student must be enrolled in one of the following programs: Building Construction Technology, HVAC Technology, Architectural/Civil Drafting, Architectural Design & Engineering Graphics Technology, Mechanical/Electrical Drafting or Plumbing and Pipefitting Technology

3) Selection preference is given to female non-traditional students, but anyone can apply.

4) Student must be in good standing and have completed at least one semester.

Award Amount: $500

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Eligibility Criteria:

1) Student must be enrolled at the Harlingen Campus 

2) Student must be have a minimum GPA of 2.0

3) Students must reside within the city of San Benito or have graduated from San Benito ISD.

Award Amount: Varies

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Other Scholarships:

Texan Success Scholarship-TSS (Statewide)
This scholarship opportunity is funded by TheTSTC Foundation. If you are interested in applying,  contact your local Student Recruitment Representative or your Enrollment Coach.

SkillsUSA Scholarships (Statewide)

If you're a gold, silver or bronze medalist at the Texas high school Skills USA state competition, then you may qualify for a scholarship.  Click here to find out more.


Texas Farm Bureau
If you or an immediate family member, or legal guardian are members of Texas Farm Bureau you may be eligible to receive the Texas Farm Bureau Scholarship. See your Enrollment Coach for more information.  Click here to Apply. 

Texas Farm Bureau (Williamson County)
If you or an immediate family member, or legal guardian are members of Texas Farm Bureau and you reside in Williamson County you may be eligible to receive the Texas Farm Bureau Scholarship. See your Enrollment Coach for more information.  Click here to Apply. 

Veteran's Fund Scholarship/EMA (West Texas-Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood and Sweetwater)

This scholarship is for students that are veterans and enrolled at any of the West Texas campues-Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood or Sweetwater. For more information and application process, contact your local campus Veteran's Representative.

Emergency Aid Scholarships:

Rapoport Helping Hands Scholarship (Waco Campus)
Applicant cannot be a first semester student.  Must have a recommendation from a TSTC employee and the maximum award is $1,000.  This scholarship provides assistance for needs outside of tuition.  For more information and to apply, contact you Enrollment Coach or fianancial aid staff member.

Snyder Helping Hands Scholarship (Statewide)
The scholarship provides assistance for financial burdens outside of immediate school expenses.  Student must be in good standing with the college and have demonstrated financial need.  Amount of award will vary depending on need.  For more information and to apply, contact you Enrollment Coach or fianancial aid staff member.

Susan Brown Barry Helping Hands (Statewide)
This scholarship is for students that have aged out of the foster care system.  The scholarship provides assistance for financial burdens outside of immediate school expenses.  Amount of award will vary depending on need.  For more information and to apply, contact you Enrollment Coach or fianancial aid staff member.

Sponsorships:

Amadeus Wind Energy Scholarship (Sweetwater Campus)
This scholarship is in the form of a sponsorship for newly enrolled students in the Wind Energy Technology program in Sweetwater (West Texas campus).  Student must be from one of the following counties: Fisher, Kent or Stonewall. If awarded the sponsorship, the recipient must maintain a 2.75 gpa to continue receiving in each subsequent semester.  To apply or get more information, see your campus Student Recruitment Representative.

AT&T Wind Energy Scholarship (Harlingen Campus)

This scholarship is in the form of a sponsorship for newly enrolled students in the Wind Energy Technology program on the Harlingen campus.  The scholarship is open to any student from Texas, preference is given to students from one of the following counties: Duval, Hardeman, Webb or Wilbarger.  If awarded the sponsorship, the recipient must maintain a 2.5 gpa to continue receiving in each subsequent semester.  To apply or get more information, see your campus Student Recruitment Representative.



 If you need assistance or have questions contact your Enrollment Coach or email financialaid@tstc.edu

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