South Texas Academic Rising Scholars

South Texas Academic Rising Scholars

Provided By: South Texas Academic Rising Scholars (STARS)

Award Detailsssss

  • Max Amount: $3500
  • Deadline: March 31, 2015
  • Application Availability: Not Open to Apply Today - Like and we'll send you a deadline reminder
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Award Type: Scholarships
  • Application Overview:

    * Copy of your 2012/2013 FAFSA Student Aid Report.
    * 1 Page personal statement.
    * Letter from Advisor not required by all.
    * Copy of Permanent Resident Card not required by all.

  • Eligibility:
    • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551.
    • Be a permanent resident (5 or more consecutive years) of and have a permanent South Texas address in one of our 22 counties.
    • Have earned/completed at least 12 undergraduate credit hours at a U.S. accredited college or university before applying for the scholarship.
    • Have a minimum college cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Have completed a high school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Are enrolled in a U.S. accredited 2 yr. community college (enrolled part-time or full-time) in a degree-seeking program, or a 4yr. university undergraduate program (enrolled full-time) seeking a Bachelor’s Degree, or a university graduate program (enrolled full-time) seeking a Master’s, Law or Doctorate degree.
  • Purpose:

    South Texas Academic Rising Scholars (STARS) was established in October 2002 as a grass-roots organization. It was founded with the goal of making higher education accessible to the students of South Texas. Since its beginnings, the STARS Scholarship Foundation of South Texas has helped local students obtain higher education at the college or university of their choice.

Provider Organization

  • Name: South Texas Academic Rising Scholars (STARS)
  • Background: South Texas Academic Rising Scholars (STARS) was established in October 2002 as a grass-roots organization. It was founded with the goal of making higher education accessible to the students of South Texas. Since its beginnings, the STARS Scholarship Foundation of South Texas has helped local students obtain higher education at the college or university of their choice.
  • Website: https://www.southtexasstars.org