Grants and scholarships, commonly referred to as “gift aid” is free money that can be used to help pay expenses for your education. The money can come from a variety of places – federal or state governments, Schreiner University, or miscellaneous outside sources.

Schreiner University offers all three versions: merit based aid, need based aid and performance based aid. In this way, we insure that every student has the capability of receiving some form of “free money” to help pay for their education.

In additional to institutional programs, we offer an outside scholarship program where our Financial Aid office actively works with students applying for outside scholarships.

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Transfer students from the Alamo College System are eligible to receive $1000 per year/4 years. Full time undergraduate students only. Tuition specific.

$500 per year.  Selected annually via application process.

Scholarship for Asian American & Pacific Islander Students – $500 | Deadline: July 1st 2021

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Brand influencer scholarship – $1,200 | Deadline: August 1st, 2021

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Search more than 8,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities.

Federal Pell Grant
Federal need-based funds up to $5,730 per year. Requires annual FAFSA application/approval.

Federal Supplemental Equal Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Federal need-based award up to $4000 per year. Limited funding.

Teach Grant
Up to $4,000 per year for students accepted into the Teacher Education undergraduate program or the Master’s of Education program.

Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG)
Need-based funds for Texas residents-up to $4,875 per year based on availability. Students receiving TEG are required to maintain a 2.5 GPA and complete at least 24 credit hours each academic year.

Scholarship for First Generation Students – $500 | Deadline: July 1st 2021

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We know there’s more to you than your grades. Yes, GPA, test scores, and grades are important, but Schreiner University awards scholarships of up to $100,000 over four years based on your GRIT!

We care more about how you were the Student Body Secretary, clubs you were in, volunteer hours, after-school jobs, the time your debate team won the state championship, founded your school’s gaming club, and other ways you’ve been involved outside of the classroom. Tell us about your:

  • Generosity – Where you volunteered or have been generous with your time
  • Resilience – What challenges you have overcome and where you strived to succeed
  • Involvement – What clubs, activities, or programs you participate in
  • Tenacity – In what ways you have been a leader or persisted

Plus, there’s no extra step – your application to Schreiner is also your scholarship application! Be sure to add all of your involvement to get up to $100,000 in scholarships over four years.

The GVTC Foundation

The GVTC Foundation is awarding a total of up to $50,000 in scholarships to well-deserving high school seniors from households that subscribe to at least one GVTC service in pursuit of their higher education.

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$7,000 per year.  Selected annually via application/interview process. Tuition Specific.
Amount varies. Available to students in Kerr County and those surrounding Kerr County. Requires annual submission of FAFSA/TASFA to determine need. Funds are limited. Tuition specific.

Scholarship for Homeschool Students – $500 | Deadline: July 1st 2021

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  • Presbyterian Heritage Grant
  • Schreiner Grant
  • Alamo college transfer scholarship
  • Ambassador scholarship
  • Hatton W. Sumners
  • Hill Country College Fund
  • Resident Advisor Room and Board
  • Rollins
  • Young Scholarship

McLaughlin Doty Foundation – $7,500 or $30,000 for up to 4 years | Opens November 1, 2021 to March 1, 2022

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Scholarship for Mothers – $500 | Deadline: July 1st 2021

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Get on track with your nursing career

How to pay for school
There are many kinds of financial assistance available to help you on your path to a nursing career.

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Classic Vans Scholarship – $1,000 | August 1, 2021

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Amounts vary by Residence Hall assignment. Selections made annually via application process.
Amounts vary depending upon Student Senate and leadership position held. Chosen via student body election annually.

The Sallie Mae Fund’s Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors helps make the dream of higher education a reality for outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved communities.

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is currently reviewing the scholarship applications we received for the 2021-22 academic year.

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The Sam and Helen R. Walton Award Nomination Form

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Scholarship for Students of Color – $500 | Deadline: July 1st 2021

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Chip Unsworth Scholarship – $1,000 | December 1, 2021

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Create a greeting card – $10,000 | Deadline: March 2, 2022

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The Vegetarian Resource Group – Up to $10,000 | February 20, 2022

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Exclusive to UnitedAg member-affiliated students in any major of study, the program offers financial assistance to students seeking degrees at the college/university levels.



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  • Esports
  • Band
  • Bass Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Riflery

Please visit to view available Veteran Scholarships and how to apply.

George and Fay Young Foundation sponsors two undergraduate students from their sophomore to senior years, based on specific criteria including major. Students eligible to apply for the $20,000 scholarship will be notified by invitation.


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Scheduled events such as Schreiner Saturdays offer a variety of information sessions led by faculty, admissions staff, and students to allow prospective students to see what Schreiner University has to offer.

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You will have the opportunity to experience campus on a tour led by a current student as well as meet with a faculty member and one of our admissions team members to talk about your application, scholarships and financial aid! Tours are available Monday through Friday at 9 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM.

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