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finaid@blinn.edu

Fax
979-830-4149

Mailing Address:
Financial Aid
Blinn College
902 College Ave.
Brenham, TX 77833

Brenham Campus
On-campus Location:
Administration Bldg., Room 122

Bryan Campus
On-campus Location:
Administration Bldg.,
By College Park Center

Phone
979-209-7230
979-830-4144

Scholarships

Numerous scholarships are available for Blinn College students.

 

When to Apply for Scholarships

Fall 2014 Scholarships:
The Blinn College 2014-2015 Endowed Scholarship application is open from January 27th – 5pm March 28th.  All applications and references must be received and submitted by the closing date of March 28th at 5pm.

Spring 2014 Endowed Scholarships:
Opening date January 31, 2014. Closing date March 28, 2014.

Nursing Scholarships: 
The Nursing Scholarship application is closed. 

How to Apply for Scholarships

Blinn College uses one on-line application for all scholarships. Completing this application will ensure that you will have applied for all scholarships for which you are eligible. We no longer accept paper applications.

 

To answer questions regarding scholarships, please contact the Blinn Scholarship Advisor at 979-830-4107.


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Athletic Scholarships | Fine Arts Scholarships | Endowed Scholarships | Exemplary Scholarship | Outside Scholarships

T-STEM

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2015 Awards

The Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program was established by House Bill 2910, passed by the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session in 2011.

The T-STEM program is funded through a grant from the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, provided to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the 2012-2013 biennium.

Grants awarded under the T-STEM program allow community and technical colleges to provide merit-based scholarships to qualifying, high-achieving full-time students pursuing careers in STEM and related fields.

Student eligibility is based on grade point average and successful completion of courses that lead to degrees and careers in specified STEM fields.

T- STEM Informational Page

Qualifying T-STEM Instructional Programs

NEW: Application – 2014/2015
Awards will be granted first-come-first-serve based on eligibility.  With over to 200 scholarships to award, it is NOT too late to apply!



Academic Scholarships 

Blinn College offers the following academic scholarships:

Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholarships: Blinn College offers the valedictorian of any Texas high school a scholarship that covers tuition, fees and use of books. The salutatorian will receive a scholarship that covers tuition and fees if GPA and hours are maintained, this scholarship can be used for 2 years.

Hallstein-Board of Trustees Scholarships : These scholarships are offered to students from high schools in the Blinn College service area who do not qualify for the valedictorian or salutatorian scholarship but who are in the top five percent of their class. These scholarships cover the costs of tuition and fees if GPA and hours are maintained, this scholarship can be used for 2 years.

UIL Scholarships: Blinn College will give tuition scholarships for one year to each applicant who participated in the literary or academic contest for the University Interscholastic League at the state meet.

Athletic Scholarships

Blinn College provides a number of scholarships in varying amounts to its Brenham campus student athletes in football, men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, cheerleading, athletic trainers, and athletic managers. For more information on these, contact the Director of Athletics at (979) 830-4172.

Fine Arts Scholarships

Band Scholarships: Available to qualified musicians with successful background in a high school band program and awarded through an on campus audition. Auditions consist of region tryout etude and/or class I UIL solos. Flags must prepare a representative routine and must have experience in a high school color guard. All applicants must provide a recommendation from their high school director. For complete arrangements contact the director of bands at (979) 830-4260.

Choral Scholarships: Blinn College provides scholarships in varying amounts for students who participate in choir and/or choral ensemble. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of an audition consisting of a prepared solo piece such as Class I UIL solo and sight reading. Prospective choir members are expected to provide a recommendation from their high school choir director. Requests for information and applications should be made to the Choral Director at (979) 830-4239.

Theatre Arts Scholarships: These scholarships are available to qualified theatre arts majors through audition only. Recipients of these scholarships must declare theatre arts/speech as a major, audition and take part in all Blinn College dramatic productions, and also be enrolled in at least three semester hours of theatre arts or speech classes. For more information on these scholarships, contact the Theatre Arts Director at (979) 830-4269.

Endowed Scholarships

A large number of endowed scholarships are available to Blinn students. Established as endowed funds, the interest from these funds is awarded annually in the form of one or more scholarships. Information concerning the establishment of a new endowed scholarship can be obtained by calling the office of the President at (979) 830-4112.

Exemplary Scholarship

Exemplary Scholarships are available to those Blinn College students who choose to live on the Brenham Campus.  To qualify a student must graduate high school with a 3.0 overall GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and take a minimum of 12 hours.