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A global threat like COVID-19 has affected more than just the infected. For Stars Scholarship Fund it meant postponing our largest fundraisers of the year. The number of scholarships we provide is directly related to our ability to raise funds. As of August 18, 2020, Stars Scholarship Fund has awarded all available funds for the 2020-2021 application cycle. We encourage all eligible students to apply again for the 2021-2022 cycle starting January 1, 2021.

Step 4

Candidates have accepted awards and all deadlines have passed for:

Step 3

Candidates from the following schools have been confirmed, notified and award letters have been posted to accounts:

Step 2

Candidates have been recommended to the school. The school is now reviewing candidate recommendations for:

Step 1

Stars is scoring applicants and preparing list of candidates recommendations for:

University of the Incarnate Word

Our Lady of the Lake

Texas A&M International University

Texas Tech HSC El Paso

Texas A&M University Kingsville

Texas Tech University

St. Mary’s University – School of Law

University of Texas Health San Antonio

St. Mary’s University

University of Texas at San Antonio

University of Texas – Austin

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Texas A&M University

Laredo College

Texas State Technical College

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Texas State University

Del Mar College

South Texas College

El Paso Community College

University of Texas at El Paso

General Fund

Schreiner University

Notice to Applicants

  • Applicants selected as candidates will receive an email from Stars Scholarship Fund prompting them to check their Stars account.
  • Once you receive this email and you log in, you will see the Award Details of the offer and have a link to a PDF of your Award Letter.
  • You must download the letter, print out the Acceptance Form, sign it (hand written signature) and return it to us. Do Not Mail it back.
  • Candidates have 1 week to accept the scholarship offer. Offers not accepted within the deadline are considered a forfeit of the offer and the offer will be rescinded. We will select an alternate recipient in such cases.
  • Acceptance Forms must be returned via email or uploaded. Do not mail. Follow the instructions provided on award letter.
  • Candidates are not officially recipients until Stars has receives signed Acceptance Forms within the assigned deadline.
  • If your school is listed below in Step 4 and you do not see a “Congratulations” notice on your status, you were not selected to receive a scholarship at this time. We do not send out regret notices. Note that if a candidate forfeits their scholarship offer, we will select an alternate recipient.
  • As indicated on the signed Certification Form submitted by each application on #13, the Stars Scholarship is not guaranteed to anyone, including past recipients.