Scholarship Application & Eligibility

Open to Elibible Students

Eligible students will be contacted by their senior counselor with details on how to apply. Eligibility requirements are detailed below.

“I want to thank the Moody Foundation for giving me the opportunity to actually experience college and pursue higher education.”

– Moody Scholars recipient


Important Scholarship Dates

Application Opens:

Application Closes:
End of November
Finalists Selected:
End of March


The Moody Foundation’s 2024 open RFP process will be carried out in two funding cycles. Key dates, eligibility, and additional details are outlined below. An informational webinar will be offered during each application cycle with a recording of the session posted to this page.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Student must be ranked in the top 25% of their graduating class from one of our eight eligible high schools
  • 80 students are awarded $4,000/year
  • Renewable for up to four years of undergraduate work
  • The use of funds is restricted to Texas colleges
  • Evidence of financial need is required

Criteria for Selection Include:

  • Class rank
  • GPA
  • SAT and/or ACT score
  • Financial need
  • 300-word writing sample
  • Two letters of recommendation
Eligible High Schools:

Ball High School
O’Connell College Preparatory
Upward Hope Academy
Odyssey Academy

Lincoln High School
Madison High School

Juan Navarro High School
Reagan High School