Stars Scholarship Fund is a non-profit organization committed to promoting access to and success in higher education for all students in our community. Based in McAllen, Texas, Stars offers scholarships to students from south and west Texas who are dedicated to completing a degree at an accredited college or university.
Stars Scholarship Fund envisions a community where all people have the opportunity to reach their full potential by participating and succeeding in higher education. The Stars Scholarship Fund sees higher education as a catalyst for positive change, a force that can transform the lives of individuals and families and advance the economic and civic health of societies.
22 TEXAS COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY PARTNERS
Stars Scholarship Fund has established partnerships with 22 area colleges and universities via our Matching Funds Program. These institutions agree to match Stars’ contributions dollar for dollar, where the award amount is split 50/50. Our partner institutions represent Texas colleges and universities that serve the students from our community.
SERVES 30 COUNTIES IN SOUTH & WEST TEXAS
Stars Scholarship Fund serves students from thirty (30) counties in the West and South Texas area: Aransas, Bee, Brewster, Brooks, Cameron, Culberson, Duval, El Paso, Goliad, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kenedy, Kleberg, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Pecos, Presidio, San Patricio, Refugio, Starr, Terrell, Webb, Willacy and Zapata
SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS AT EVERY LEVEL
Stars Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students of every level of higher education and field of study. We award students from our community of any gender, any ethnicity, any age, any religion, and any background. Stars Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.
COMMIT 100% OF FUNDS DONATED TO SCHOLARSHIPS
All operating expenses are underwritten largely by L&F Distributors, allowing Stars Scholarship Fund to commit 100% of every dollar donated to scholarships for the students of south and west Texas to attend the college of their choice.
Stars Scholarship Fund is a 501C-3 nonprofit organization; listed as a Platinum participant with GuideStar, one of the leading reporting agencies for non-profit organizations.