$100 Scholarship for Students on Free or Reduced Meals at School

Donated Lone Star Leadership Academy Scholarships

Education in Action has $100 scholarships available for students that are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school. To apply, print the Education in Action Scholarship Application and follow the instructions stated on the application. If you have any questions or have trouble printing the application, email or call 817-562-4957.

Education in Action Scholarship Application

Education in Action Scholarship Application in Spanish

Up to $400 Scholarships and ONE FULL Scholarship for Students Identified as Gifted and Talented

TEN students received TAGT scholarships to participate in summer 2019 Lone Star Leadership Academy camps!

The 2020 TAGT scholarships are now open. Create an account with TAGT and apply for a scholarship here. All scholarship applications must be completed in full and submitted by February 28, 2020. Scholarship winners will be notified by April 6, 2020. For any questions, please contact Sarah Vlcek at 512.499.8248 or

The top scoring student applying for a TAGT Summer Enrichment Scholarship to attend the Lone Star Leadership Academy camp will receive a full scholarship.

Zachary Sanders thanks TAGT for his scholarship to participate in the Lone Star Leadership Academy - Austin/San Antonio camp:

Full Scholarship for Winner of TSHA's Essay Contest, Lone Star Leadership in History Category

Texas State Historical Association

Each year the Texas State Historical Association holds a Junior Historian Writing Contest. The author of the winning entry in the "Lone Star Leadership in History Award" category receives a full scholarship to attend a Lone Star Leadership Academy camp. Essays must be submitted to the Texas State Historical Association by February 6, 2020 and must adhere to the Junior Division writing contest guidelines. If entrant is not currently a member of a Junior Historian chapter, he/she must submit an At-Large Membership Form to the Texas State Historical Association. For additional information, please call TSHA at 512-471-2600.

Check out our blog post about Pavithra Gopalakrishnan, 2018 Winner, and read her winning entry!

Up to $1,000 individual/$5,000 group Road Scholarships from SYTA Youth Foundation

Student Youth Travel Association Youth Foundation offers Road Scholarships, financial aid granted to individual students or groups of students for educational travel. All Road Scholarship applications must be submitted by an educator or designated school official.

Application Periods:

October 1, 2019 - November 15, 2019

February 3, 2020 - March 20, 2020

To date, two students have received SYTA Youth Foundation Road Scholarships to participate in Lone Star Leadership Academy camps: Fall 2018 - Frisco ISD student; Spring 2019 - Austin ISD student.

Full/Partial Scholarship Opportunity for Previous Year's Alumni Only

"What the Lone Star Leadership Academy Means to Me" Video Contest

This contest is open to Lone Star Leadership Academy alumni. Videos are completed by the end of any summer in which they participate. The Grand Prize winner receives a full scholarship to attend the Lone Star Leadership Academy the following year. 1st runner up receives a $400 scholarship and 2nd runner up receives a $200 scholarship.

Rules/Entry Form

Previous Years' Winning Entries