San Angelo Area Foundation Scholarships-Due March 1st, 2021.

The San Angelo Area Foundation manages scholarship funds from a variety of different donors and organizations. These scholarships are awarded by a variety of selection criteria, unique to each fund. Independent review committees review each application which is then matched to the scholarship criteria selected by the donor or the organization which established the scholarship.

Providing donors and organizations the ability to create scholarship funds for area youth has been a Foundation priority from the beginning. Scholarships at the Foundation can be as broad or as specific as a donor wishes. The Foundation works closely with each donor to fulfill the donor's philanthropic desires. To learn more about establishing a scholarship fund, click here.

Most scholarships are limited to students from the San Angelo Area.

One scholarship application can be completed by a student who desires to be considered for most of the scholarships of the San Angelo Area Foundation. Applicants will be considered for all scholarships in which they qualify. Amounts and number of scholarship awards vary and depend upon the value and performance of each fund, number of recipients selected and an amount available for distribution from the fund. Some scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors while others are limited to current college students. Notifications of awards are made in May of each year, students will be notified by email if they have been awarded or not. Payment of awards occurring two weeks prior to the start of the fall semester, or spring semester, whichever is applicable, once required documents have been received.

Please note that the scholarship application must be submitted by March 1st and will require:

  • Graduating high school seniors to provide ACT & SAT test scores
  • Graduating high school seniors if applicable, documentation of college credit hours from the Institution awarding the credits
  • All applicants are required to upload a current transcript
  • All applicants must upload two letters of recommendation - 1 personal & 1 academic

If you are a student and would like to apply, click here.

If you are a scholarship recipient and need to submit your student documents, please click here.


Joseph (Joey) Lee Tharp Scholarship-

Joey Tharp graduated Salutatorian from Richland Springs High School in 2001. During his high school career, he excelled both academically and athletically. He was a natural leader in his class and exemplified the best qualities that a high school student can offer. Throughout high school, he continually tried to be the best he could and whatever endeavor in which he participated. Our hope is that through this award you will continue to carry on the ideals and beliefs that made Joey the exemplary person that he was. 

**See Mrs. Randolph for Scholarship application.

Colorado River Cattle Women Scholarship - Deadline April 1, 2021.

Amount: Varies

Qualification Criteria: 

  • 1.Complete scholarship form
  • 2.Must be a 2021 graduating senior
  • 3.Include an unofficial transcript
  • 4.Include an essay of at least 150 words describing your involvement in the beef industry, expressing your future plans, and how agriculture ties to them.
  • 5.Two letters of recommendation: One from a school employee and one from a community member.
  • 6.NOTE: If you do not finish the semester in which you receive the scholarship, you will be required to return the scholarship amount to the Colorado River Cattlewomen Assoc.

By submitting an application for this scholarship, you are agreeing to the following: I give permission for this information to be released to the donor or potential donors of any scholarship for which I may be eligible.

Scholarship Application: Please see Mrs. Randolph for scholarship packet.

Central Texas Telephone Co-op - Deadline March 31, 2021.

Amount: CTTC will again be awarding $5,000 scholarships to 4 graduating seniors in our service area. The scholarship can be used for university, junior college or trade school (cosmetology, nursing, mechanic training, etc)

Qualification Criteria: Please note one change this year: *If SAT/ACT scores are not available this year due to COVID-19, this will not disqualify the applicant and all other criteria will be used to base our decision. If scores are available, please provide. See attached packet for qualification criteria.

Scholarship Application:Cttc-Scholarship-Application-Package-2021.pdf (centex.net)

West Central Wireless - Deadline March 19, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Amount: 4 scholarships in the amount of $2,000.00 each will be awarded to qualifying students in the West Central coverage area. The full amount of the scholarship will be paid directly to the post-secondary educational institution upon proof of enrollment for a minimum of 12 hours, or full-time status. Verification of proof of enrollment must be provided by July 1st for the current year Fall Semester in order to be processed and received by the school prior to the beginning of the Fall semester. Type and Location of School The $2,000.00 scholarship can be used for any educational institution of higher learning. This will include any junior college, college, university, technical, trade or vocational school.

Qualification Criteria: The recipient must be a high school senior who is a West Central customer, or the dependent of an active West Central customer. A customer is defined as a subscriber in good standing, who is receiving mobile wireless or internet service within the West Central 24 county coverage area as of January 1, 2021. Dependents of Employees or Directors of West Central are not eligible to apply.

Scholarship Application:


Chairman Tommy Taylor Memorial Scholarship - Application Deadline 3/7/2021

The Texas Alliance of Energy Producers is proud to provide a $2,500 scholarship to a high school senior that will be studying in the related field of energy/oil and natural gas.


1) Must be majoring in an energy related field of study (declared major).

2) Must be enrolled as a full time (at least 12 hours) college student for the following Fall semester.

3) Must demonstrate leadership abilities and involvement in student and community organizations.

4) Must apply using the link below no later than March 1, 2020.

Amount of scholarship: $2,500:

1) Scholarship will be paid directly to the college or university.

Click here to go to the site to apply for the 2021 Chairman Tommy Taylor Memorial Scholarship

Student must apply for the scholarship by first creating a login using the Sign Up button. Once the student has signed in, then they will have the opportunity to complete a general application and/or apply for this scholarship.

The Chairman Tommy Taylor Memorial Scholarship was established in 2015 to honor the legacy of Mr. Tommy Taylor. Mr. Taylor served as Chairman of the Board of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers from 2010 to 2012, and his accomplishments were many. He earned a degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Petroleum Land Management, and he bought and sold oil and gas properties throughout Texas and the nation.

The scholarship will be an ongoing tribute to Mr. Taylor and his commitment to the industry that he loved and to the Texas Alliance.

(For assistance, contact the Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation at 940.766.0829 or wfacf@wfacf.org)

Capital Farm Credit Scholarship – Application Deadline March 5, 2021.

Ten $1,000 one-time scholarships to be awarded to students pursuing a degree in an agricultural or natural resources related field of study. Student must reside in one of the following counties: Blanco, Burnet, Coleman, Gillespie, Kimble, Lampasas, Llano, Mason, Menard, McCulloch, Mills, San Saba.

Capital Farm Credit supports rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. And because a steady flow of credit means more jobs and economic growth, Capital Farm Credit is also helping invest in the vibrancy of communities throughout rural Texas through our scholarship program.

**See Cherokee ISD Dean of Students, Regina Randolph for scholarship packet and additional information.

Texas Farm Bureau 2021 Scholarships – Deadline March 5, 2021 by midnight

TFB District Scholarship (39 scholarships available at $1,000 each and 13 scholarships available at $1,500 each)

TFB Young Farmer & Rancher High School Scholarship (13 scholarships available at $1,000 each)

The scholarship application process is online through a portal called MyTFB. All information for the scholarships can be found on the Texas Farm Bureau website under the Youth Opportunities page. The direct link is https://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/

All students applying for the scholarships must be a member of a Texas Farm Bureau family, with membership remaining current during the duration of the scholarship. To become a Texas Farm Bureau member go to the following link: https://my.texasfarmbureau.org. Click “Create Account" and "Don’t have a Membership?" on the MyTFB website.

San Saba County Farm Bureau scholarship- Application Deadline April 9, 2021.

This is a local scholarship through the San Saba County Farm Bureau office. All Applicants must be members of the San Saba county farm bureau. If the applicant's parents/guardians are members of san saba county farm bureau that will qualify the student. Any student who is not a member and wishes to apply may become a member at the time they submit their application. A one year membership is $40.


Central Texas Farm Credit Scholarship - Deadline March 19, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

This is a local scholarship open only to students in a 19 county territory that includes San Saba County. Five (5) one-time scholarships in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded. Student must pursue an agricultural related degree. These include but are not limited to: agricultural business, agricultural economics, animal science, agricultural education, etc. Student must be accepted to a junior college, community college, or four-year university. All required documents must be submitted electronically to scholarships@ranchmoney.com. Applications are available at www.ranchmoney.com.