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The Student News Site of Buffalo High School

Bison Beat Online

The Student News Site of Buffalo High School

Bison Beat Online

Week of September 5


September 5

LABOR DAY – School holiday

September 6

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest Description

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Essays are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:

The contest is open to students over the age of 16 at the time of that month’s contest.

This month’s scholarship essay is due on September 15!

 September 7

Ann Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarships

High school senior with an identified learning disability (LD) who will be pursuing a 2 year community college, a vocational/technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD; demonstrate financial need; provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability; and be a US citizen

 September 8

Texas A&M Terry Scholarship

To apply for the Terry Scholarship, students should complete the ApplyTexas Application for Freshman Admission.  The deadline to submit the application is December 1, 2016. Please complete the admissions portion of the ApplyTexas Application first and then the scholarship portion of the application. This will allow for your information to pre-populate on the scholarship application. In order for you to be considered for the Terry Scholarship, you should complete all questions on the ApplyTexas Application for admissions and scholarships and submit both when complete.


September 9

UT Terry Foundation Scholarship

The Terry Foundation provides four-year scholarships for Texas resident students attending UT Austin and several other Universities in the state of Texas. Terry Scholars are selected from a highly competitive applicant pool of incoming freshmen who demonstrate exceptional leadership, character, and scholastic ability. Family income and financial need are also considered.

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