~ College Newsletter ~


Welcome Back!!!


College Trips:

Don't forget Juniors and Seniors you can take up to 2 excused college days during the year.  Just don't forget to bring back a college letter and turn it into the attendance office as soon as you return to school.

Sam Houston State University - Saturdays@Sam - Register Here: www.shsu.edu/dept/visitors/saturday.html

University of Texas - Be a Longhorn - Register here: www.bealonghorn.utexas.edu/meetus/visit

Texas A & M - Aggie Land Information Day - Register here: www.admissions.tamu.edu/events

Texas A & M Corpus Christi - Island Day - Register here: www.islandday.tamucc.edu/

Texas A & M Kingsville - Javelina Preview Days - Register here: www.tamuk.edu/admission/visit/index.html

University of Houston - Cougar Preview Days - Register here: www.uh.edu/admissions/connect/schedule-visit/cougar-preview/

University of Houston Victoria - Jag Days - Register here: www.uhv.edu/underclassmen/UHVJagDay.aspx


Frances Reuser Schneider Music

Open to
students from Victoria County and six other surrounding counties. Must have
applied and been accept to Texas State University to apply. Students must
audition! For more information, call the Texas State University School of Music
at (512) 245-2651 for more information.

Audition dates are January 31st, February 21st, or
March 7th.

The Jackie Robinson Foundation

An applicant
must be a graduating, minority high school senior who will attend an accredited
and approved four–year institution within the United States. You must show
leadership potential; demonstrate a dedication to community service; and present
evidence of financial need. The students must be a United States citizen. You
must have received a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and
critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21.

The application period ends on
Feb. 15, 2015.

Smith-Hutson Scholarship Program

This is open to student who have been accepted to Sam Houston State
Must demonstrate financial need.

Applications may be picked
up from the CARS Center and are due by
February 15,

Shire ADHD

from high school seniors, who have an ADHD diagnosis, are being accepted online
or by mail. The scholarship not only means a $2,000 award, but also a full year
of free access to an "ADHD Coach" who can help with your transition to college
or with navigating campus life.

Applications must be submitted by
February 18, 2015.

NEW^^^^    Buick Achievers Scholarship

scholarship is open to seniors who plan to attend a 4-year university and major
in engineering, technology, design, or business, with an interest in the
automotive industry.  


Application deadline
is February 27, 2015.

NEW^^^^    State Farm Good Neighbor

The State Farm Good
Neighbor Scholarship Program was established to provide financial assistance to
high school seniors who plan to attend college, technical, or vocational school,
but may not be able to meet the expenses of a higher education without such aid
and often do not qualify for other scholarships.  

Application deadline
is March 2, 2015

*La Camara De Comercio - Victoria

The La Camara
Scholarship Program will award (3) $1000 scholarships and (4) $500 scholarships
to seniors. You must be a senior, planning to attend college, have a 95%
attendance rate, graduate without a criminal record, be a U.S. citizen or legal
resident, and reside in 7 county area. Applications are open to students in
Victoria, Bloomington, Pt. Lavaca, Edna, Cuero, Yorktown, and

Applications may be picked up from the
CARS Center and are due by March 20th.

Peter Pasula Study Habits

Write an essay
to win this scholarship.

Applications are due April

*Deleon Club of

This scholarship
is open to all students.

Application may be picked
up from the CARS Center and is due April 10,

Naval Reserve
Officers Training Corps Scholarship

The Navy Reserve Officers Training Program (NROTC) is a multi-year
program that runs concurrently with a student’s normal college or university
educational course of study. Check out the scholarship criteria at this

Application must be submitted by
April 30th.

*Victoria Texas - A&M

Have you been
accepted to Texas A&M - College Station?  If so, this scholarship is for
Application may be picked up from the CARS

*Victoria Tennis

This scholarship is open to students who play tennis either
for their school or in a club.

Application may be picked up from the
CARS Center and is due May 1, 2015.

TILF—Texas Interscholastic League
Foundation – Scholarship Opportunities

For participants in the UIL Academic State Meet & Outstanding
TSSEC Soloists. Must have competed at the UIL Academic S
tate Meet any year
of their high school career (CX debaters must have advanced to the second day of
competition) OR must
be a TSSEC Outstanding Soloist OR must be a state
finalist in the Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition or the
History Essay Competition

Complete the online application
between March 1 and May 31, 2015

Aspiring Animation Professional
Scholarship Program

will be $1,000 scholarship awarded to students that are interested in pursuing
an animation career path at an
accredited post-secondary school or college.
If possible, please include a reference to our scholarship program on your
scholarship page.

Applications are due June

Fashion Professional Scholarship

This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that
are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an
accredited post-secondary
school or college. Interested students can visit this link
http://www.fashion-schools.org/ and find
the scholarship located at
the bottom of the page.
The deadline for this application is June 1,



Financial Aid







For any questions, please contact your Pre-College Advisor:

Joe Castillo
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 The Victoria Independent School District and its career and technology education program does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, age or national origin in its education programs, activities, or employment as required by Title IX, Section 504 and Title VI.

Este distrito escolar y su Programa Educacional de Carerra y Technologia no discriminan en base a sexo, disabilidad, raza, color, edad u origen nacional en sus programas educativos, actividades, o empleo como lo requiere el Titulo IX, Seccion 504 y Titulo VI.


The Victoria Independent School District does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age for admission, treatment, or participation in its educational programs, services and activities, or employment.
El distrito escolar de Victoria no discrimina contra ninguna persona por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad o edad de admisión, tratamiento, o la participación en los programas educativos, servicios y actividades, o empleo.