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Counseling Center

5 months ago

Phone: 936-336-6483                                                                                                     Fax: 936-336-3931

Ellen English

Counselor, A-Lo  

Karole Seay

Counselor, Lu-Z  

Mandi Clark


Michelle Dennis

College & Career  

LHS School Code for testing: 444-155.

Register for PSAT, SAT and other CollegeBoard testing

Register for ACT testing

Vouchers are available when certain criteria are met.

Are you wondering what to expect when sending your child to college? 
The College Board website has a multitude of good advice and information.

Apply, Apply, Apply!

about 1 year ago

Scholarship and Financial Aid Information

CEEB Code 444155

Scholarships, Scholarships, and More Scholarships!

This page will we updated periodically as new scholarships and information are received.  Check back often and watch for deadlines!

Please note:

LHS does not endorse any scholarship listed on this website.  Students and Parents are advised to read all instructions and information carefully before applying.  Our site is intended to be used as a tool to help students begin their scholarship search.  There are MANY more scholarships than what are listed on our site.  LHS does not encourage or discourage applying for the listed scholarships over other scholarships you find.  Beware of scams: Use caution before paying a company to "find" a scholarship for you.  Chances are good that they will not find more than what you could find on your own.  Pay close attention to DEADLINES!

How much does college in Texas cost?

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Preparing for College 

about 1 year ago

Action plans for each grade level

Many people ask the question, "What can I be doing so I will be prepared to go to college?" The Collegeboard has a plan for each level of student with helpful hits and timelines. Click on the link for more information.

Action Plan For Sophomores

Action Plan For Juniors

Action Plan For Seniors

Letters of Recommendation

Get several letters of recommendation from adults, teachers, ministers or other adults that you will need in many of your applications for scholarships. Provide the person giving you the recommendation a sheet listing:

1. Cubs to which you belong and offices held

2. Extra Curricular activities/ hobbies

3. Honors received

4. Goals after graduation from college

5. Leadership roles

This information will help them write a better recommendation for you.

College Application Essay

What are colleges looking for in your student? These links will help in crafting an essay for college applications.

Tips on Writing a College application essay

What's in a College Essay?

Other links for Preparing for College

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Dual Credit

12 months ago

Dual credit is the process by which a high school student enrolls in a college course and receives simultaneous academic credit for the course from both the college and the high school. High school students must satisfy TSI requirements and/or prerequisite requirements for all college level courses. In general, high school students should not be enrolled in more than two courses per semester.*
Lee College is offering dual credit in Liberty, Texas for high school students. The Liberty Center campus is located on 1560 HWY 146 Bypass.
For information about these courses you can contact Dahl Rollins at Liberty High School (936) 336-6483  Ext. 5257 or call Anna Espinoza at Lee College  (281) 425-6546.

Visit the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board website for more information on dual credit:

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10 months ago

Best Mattress Reviews Scholarship

Click here for more information. 

NSBE Houston Professionals Scholarship

This year, we are excited to announce our annual scholarship banquet where we will award local high school seniors and active undergraduate and master students. Apply or forward the application form to a deserving student!

All applications must be received by March 31, 11:59 pm. Email completed applications with supporting documents to the pre-college initiative chair at

Download the 2017 Scholarship Application HERE

An exciting opportunity for all graduating seniors on your campus to receive one of multiple scholarships that Texas Hospitality Association is offering. The scholarship has absolutely no prerequisites, so anyone can apply regardless of ethnicity, economic background, or extracurricular activities. The four scholarships being given away are in the amount of $5,000, $2,500, $1,500, and $1,000. 

Applicants must create a poster than promotes awareness about underage drinking. The theme of the poster must be: "If you are under the age of 21, it is illegal to consume or purchase alcohol from the state of Texas." Attached is a flyer with specific contest rules. 

It would be wonderful if you could spread the word about this opportunity to all of your seniors. As a recent high school graduate and current student at UT, I know how important financial resources are for students wanting to go to college. Again, no resume is required, and the selection process is "blind," therefore the only thing looked at is the poster itself. 

If you have any questions, please contact myself or visit our website at 

The Liberty Elks lodge is giving away two $500 scholarships this year. One $500 each, to a male, and one female student.

For your convenience, 


I have attached a blank scholarship so you may forward, or present, to students that would like, the opportunity, to apply.  This is a local scholarship. Applicants must be Seniors from Liberty County to apply.

Dead line for turning in the application is April 7th, 2017. For questions call Benny Earp 936-334-4226

Click here for application. 

Lamar University Smith-Hutson Scholarship.  Click here for application instructions. 

All applicants must:

(1) Be a resident of the state of Texas.

(2) Satisfy admission requirements for Lamar University and have applied or been accepted for admission for Fall 2017.

(3) Demonstrate financial need supported with complete copies of their guardian's Form 1040 tax returns for the 2014 and 2015 tax years and their guardian's W-2 forms for the 2016 tax year.

(4) Provide a personal essay describing career goals (maximum two pages double-spaced and one-sided).

(5) Provide two letters of recommendation from non-family members addressing academic potential and/or financial need (it is preferable that at least one of these letters come from a teacher of English or Mathematics in whose class(es) they were enrolled in the last year).

(6) Provide an updated high school transcript.

(7) Be unmarried with no children.

(8) Be available for a personal interview in April 2017


$2,000 Niche "No Essay" Scholarship. Click here to apply

160 Riders High School Scholarship. Click here to apply. 

Society of Women Engineers - Houston Scholarship: Click here for more information. 

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship: Click here for more information

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program: Click here for more information. 

Junior League of Beaumont, "Women Building Better Communities Award" scholarship: Click here for more information. 

Southeast Texas Independent Cattlemen's Association Scholarship: Click here for more information. Application is available in the Counselor's Office. 

Juliet Tyner Memorial Scholarship: Click here for more information. Application is available in the Counselor's Office. 

Project Joy & Hope Scholarship: Click here for more information. Application is available in the Counselor's Office. 

Local Scholarships

This scholarship information is based on scholarships offered in previous years. This list may be amended based on what is/is not offered this current year. More detailed information will be provided as application dates become available. The LHS Local Scholarship Application will be available February 2017.

Bellamy Scholarship - applications distributed to the top 10% of the senior class and returned to First Liberty National Bank

Bill Griffin Sr. Scholarship - based on academic achievement, strong character, and financial need -  local scholarship application

Byron Jeffrey Scholarship - highest average in English, math, science, and social studies (seven semesters) - local scholarship application

Chris Fregia Memorial Scholarship - local scholarship application

Cleveland Livestock Show and Dairy Day - applicant must have shown in Cleveland

Dawn Fourticq Memorial Scholarship - top 25%, exemplifies citizenship and responsibility - local scholarship application

Do-Re-Me Scholarships - LHS choir booster club

Dr. Frank S. Griffin Scholarship - local scholarship application

Earl and Mary Lou Rice Scholarship - GPA of  B or better, full time college student - local scholarship application

Elaine Pruett Memorial Scholarship - local scholarship application

Elks Lodge Scholarship - based on financial need and academic achievement

Felix Odum Memorial Scholarship -  local scholarship application

Golden Achievement Award - based on financial need - local scholarship application

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Metropolitan Scholarship - online application

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Opportunity Scholarship - online application

Horace Calvert - John David Martin III Memorial Scholarship - golf scholarship

Jim and Betty Sterling Reveille Scholarship - must be accepted to A&M (College Station or Galveston) and be a member of the Corp of Cadets

Joseph B. Regen Scholarship - based on financial need -  local scholarship application

Juliet Tyner Memorial Scholarship - applications given to baseball and softball coaches to distribute

KSHN - M.J. Leonard Award - a senior who is in Athletics and demonstrates citizenship and leadership; Coaches committee selects winner

Lamar Institute of Technology

Liberty County A&M Club Scholarship - must he accepted to A&M - specific application

Liberty County Aggie Mom’s Club - must be accepted to A&M - specific application

Liberty Food Service Scholarship - local scholarship application

Liberty Young Farmers

Lion’s Club

Myra Elizabeth “Lisa” Allison Scholarship - local scholarship application

Paul Daniels Scholarship-must be in the top 25% and exemplify good character, citizenship, and involvement in extracurricular activities: based on financial need  - local scholarship application

Prancer Service Organization - selected by the Prancer Booster Club

Richard E. Vinson Memorial Scholarship -  local scholarship application

Rick Mearns Scholarship -  local scholarship application

Sonya Boyt Scholarship - awarded to the senior with the highest seven semester English average - local scholarship application

TEA Honor Grad Certificate - given to the valedictorian: certificate to pay public university tuition

Trinity Valley Exposition – must have participated in TVE - specific application

University Interscholastic League Scholarship - participate in state UIL meet

Voris Burch Scholarship - awarded to a senior who exemplifies integrity, motivation, responsibility and community service - local scholarship application

W. J. Harlan Scholarship-based on highest average, all honors (seven semesters) in Algebra, Pre-Cal. Geometry, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry  - local scholarship application

W. L. Melaski Scholarship - top math students, nominated by math teacher financial need  - local scholarship application

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Voter Registration & Selective Service
Registering to vote....
You are eligible to vote if:
You are a United States citizen;
You are legally registered to vote in Texas;
You are at least 18 years old on Election Day;
You are not a convicted felon (you may be eligible to vote if you have
completed your sentence, probation, and parole); and
You have not been declared by a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be
either totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated
without the right to vote.
In order to will need one of the following
Your Texas driver's license number, if you provided it when you applied for
voter registration; or
Your Voter Unique Identifier (VUID), which appears on your voter
registration certificate; or
Your social security number
You must be at least 17 years and 10 months of age on the date you apply.

You can register in person at your county Voter Registrar's office.(Courthouse) Or you can register by mail by obtaining an application from your county Voter Registrar's office or the Secretary of State's office. You can also pick up applications at libraries, government offices, or high schools. At LHS, contact your government teacher or the counselor's office. Most register when they get their driver's license.

Selective Service System
Who: Almost all male U.S. citizens, and male aliens living in the U.S., who are 18 through 25, are required to register with Selective Service.

When:Register within 30 days of their 18th birthday. Therefore, to be in full compliance with the law, a man turning 18 is required to register during the period of time beginning 30 days before, until 30 days after his 18th birthday...a 60-day window.

Where to register: Young men may now register online with Selective Service.

Penalty for not registering: $250,000 fine and/or possible 5 yrs. in prison. Also, men who aren't registered with Selective Service won't qualify for Federal
student loans or grant programs. This includes Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG), Direct Stafford Loans/Plus Loans, National Direct Student Loans, and College Work Study.

Testing Links

about 1 year ago

PSAT Test on November 2 in Liberty High School Cafeteria.

Sophomores and Juniors

$15 each  - Sign-up in College & Career Advisor's Office

ASVAB Test on November 7 in Liberty High School Cafeteria

Sign-up in College & Career Advisor's Office

Sign-up online for the ACT by going to the following web address:

Sign-up online for the SAT by going to the following web address:                                                                                                                                   

For interactive TAKS tutorials and practice tests go to the following web address:


Get information on the THEA by going to the following web address:

College Planning Guide

about 1 year ago

This page is intended to help you in planning for post-secondary opportunities. Click on the subsequent links to help you in the process.

Action Plans 

Many people ask the question, "What can I be doing so I will be prepared to go to college?" has a plan for each level of student with helpful hints and timelines.  

Letters of Recommendation

Get several letters of recommendation from adults, teachers, ministers or other adults that you will need in many of your applications for scholarships. Provide the person giving you the recommendation a sheet listing:

  • clubs to which you belong and offices held
  • extra curricular activities/hobbies
  • honors received
  • goals after graduation from college
  • leadership roles
This information will help them write a better recommendation for you.

College Application Essay

What are colleges looking for in your student? These links will help in crafting an essay for college applications.


Additional Scholarship Opportunities

8 months ago

BigSun Scholarship Deadline

Deadline: June 19, 2017       

 Please visit our website at  

Students have until May 14th to apply for the Times Square Yearbook Scholarship. We are giving out $10K in scholarships and recognizing over 300 students from across the U.S. on our billboard in the middle of Times Square in New York City! 
  • It's quick and easy to fill out 
  • Students can do it on their phone 
  • There is no GPA or extensive essay requirement 
You may not have time to talk to each student/classroom individually so we created a loud speaker announcement for you to use.

For additional information about the TSY scholarship visit our educator portal.

UNIGO Scholarship Opportunities

Click here for additional information. is now accepting applications for the 2nd annual $1500 Aging Matters Scholarship. 

All incoming freshman or existing undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Please share this with your student community.

Application and Information:
All applicants can get more information and apply online at this address:

Application Deadline: 
May 15th, 2017

We are hoping that you could add this link to your web site along with your other scholarships listed here:

More on the Scholarship: wants to bring more awareness to the key issues we face as an aging population. We award an annual college scholarship to an individual that best demonstrates to us why "Aging Matters" to them. The $1500 scholarship is given annually to a selected college student that currently cares for an aging loved one, works within the senior community, or intends to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elder population. Any existing student (or incoming freshman), in good academic standing, at a 2 or 4 year accredited college can apply for this scholarship. The recipient will demonstrate a unique and admirable understanding and desire to show us that "Aging Matters" to them.

Please let me know if you have any questions about the scholarship and/or if you will be willing to add it to your list of scholarships.

My best,

Carol Marak, Editor

The Sleep Judge 

In order to help make a college education more of a feasible opportunity and to help spread awareness about the importance of sleep, we are offering a $1,500 scholarship to help current or soon-to-be college students manage higher education costs-

This scholarship supports senior high schools and currently enrolled college students who wish to further their education. I am honored to extend this opportunity to the students of Liberty High School.

Complete details and information can be found on our website but I have also outlined the necessary details below:

Scholarship Applicant Criteria
Scholarship applicants must fulfill the following criteria
  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • U.S. citizens
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high school diploma / GED
  • Planning to or already currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA or equivalent grade average
To apply
  • Create a short video (details on the website) and submit using the form provided on the page along with all required information.
  •  $1500USD to be awarded to 1 winner
  • Deadline- October 30th every year. 
  • To be awarded on November 15th every year.

Does it cost anything to apply?
  • Applying is absolutely free.
  • The Sleep Judge doesn’t sell or share email addresses with third party advertisers or marketers. Emails gathered from the scholarship are only used to notify the winners of the scholarship.

Transportation Club of Houston - Scholarship information

For many years The Transportation Club of Houston (TCH) has been giving scholarship funds to various college and university students in our area that support the Club and its programs.  We are excited to announce scholarship opportunities to qualified students for the 2017-2018 scholastic year!  The scholarship awards will be presented to the winners during the TCH annual dinner scheduled for June 1, 2017.  Sponsored by a Club member in conjunction with school faculty, the scholarship recipients must be present to receive the award.  The amount of the awards will also be announced at that time. Please go to: TCH Scholarship  for viewing information about our scholarship opportunities. All completed scholarship applications must be received at the TCH office by the close of business on April 28, 2017. We look forward to receiving applications from the many deserving students in transportation and the related fields of supply chain, warehousing, and international business logistics. If you have any questions, please submit them to the club office at 


State Farm is giving scholarships for kids that have lost a parent.  See the following website and eligibility below.  If you know of any of our students who have lost a parent, you may want to make them aware of this opportunity. There are videos on the website of prior winners that are pretty powerful.
Eligibility: The Life Lessons Scholarship Program is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, who are between 17 and 24 years of age, have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian, and are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school within the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.

 Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare 

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017

Interested students may visit and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form. 

We welcome you to include information about our scholarship competition on your school's website. Please feel free to spread the word via social media as well. 

Your students may also find our website a helpful starting point for their college search. We provide the Web's most comprehensive and analytical resource for selecting a nursing school. I've included below a link to our research on your state. Feel free to post this among your online college counseling resources if it's helpful: 

Scholarships for high school seniors

The info can be found here:


Kim Bryant

Vendor/Craft and School Days Coordinator

Texas Renaissance Festival

Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation is pleased to announce that its scholarship program, Tzu Chi Scholars 2017, is now accepting applications. All the high school graduating seniors are encouraged to apply.

Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. This is a nationwide program and each scholar will be awarded a total of $1,000.  A small number of Scholars may be further recognized for a four-year total scholarship award of up to $4,000.

Enclosed are the scholarship application forms with instructions.  Students can either fill application on our scholarship application web page ( or mail application to our Southern Region office.

Please note that the Scholarship Application Form must be received by March 3, 2017.  Applicants should mail the completed supporting documents to our Southern Region office at the following address by March 10, 2017.  Should you have any questions, please contact our office at 713-270-9988.

Tzu Chi Scholars Program
Tzu Chi Foundation
6200 Corporate Dr.
Houston, TX 77036

TeamDrive 365Video Challenge

Many different scholarships awarded

Deadline February 23, 2017  

Click here for scholarship application

Texas Department of Transportation's Conditional Grant Program
Economically disadvantaged students majoring in civil engineering, computer science, management information systems or computer information systems.

Texas Department of Transportation's Conditional Grant Program. Available to eligible economically disadvantaged students majoring in civil engineering, computer science, management information systems or computer information systems.

$3,000 each semester or $6,000 per academic year

Deadline March 1, 2017

click here for scholarship application

Mobiloil Credit Union - Investing in You
Three catagories totaling $15,000
Deadline March3, 2017
Application in College & Career Office

TILF - Texas Interscholastic League Foundation
   UIL Academic State Qualifiers
   Deadline  May 12, 2017

B. Davis Scholarship       $1,000

Deadline May 22, 2017  

click here for scholarship application

TWS Welding and Metal Fabrication Scholarship for Native Americans

Click here for scholarship application

Baylor University

     Carr P. Collins Scholars Program

     Minimum $5,050 freshman year - renewable for three years

Click here for scholarship application

Nursing Scholarship

   Aspiring Nurse Scholarship


   Deadline June 30, 2017

click here for scholarship application

By Teresa Trousdale

Scholarship and Financial Aid Links

8 months ago

Applying for Local Scholarships

10 months ago

CLICK HERE for the Local Scholarship Application

Choosing a College or University

Many websites allow students to choose colleges based on multiple criteria.  Try the links below for more information.

Find a college by name

Narrowing Down College Choices (article)

Choosing a College (ACT)

Links to local colleges in the SE Texas area

click here

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Scholarship and College Planning Overview

about 1 year ago


Seniors planning to attend a four-year university after graduation will need to take either ACT or SAT to meet admissions requirements.  Students may get registration information and sample test booklets in the College and Career Center.  See Testing Links.    


All public two and four year colleges in Texas require the THEA test in order to enroll in classes.  Students need to take this test as early as possible their senior year. Some students are exempt from THEA based on scores obtained on SAT, ACT or TAKS.  Your counselor will be able to inform if you are exempt.  See Testing Links.

SAT Subject Test

Some colleges require students to take SAT Subject Tests (i.e. Rice, UT Austin). These are subject tests given on specific SAT test dates. Check with the college you plan to attend to see if this is required.  SeeTesting Links.


The Common Application, known as APPLYTEXAS, is used to apply to any 4-year public university in Texas.  This application can be obtained in the College and Career Center or online at This Website is helpful since it contains pertinent information and links to all the 4-year public universities in Texas.


The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will not be available until December. The information for the application will be based on the year's income tax returns.  Through this application eligibility is determined for grants, work-study and loans.  Some scholarship applications may require FAFSA be filled out to determine eligibility. See Financial Aid link or


The best source for scholarship information is directly from the colleges and from Liberty High School.  Information regarding scholarships is available in the Counseling Office and our website. Read carefully the eligibility requirements. The Internet has free scholarship searches. Be careful of scams; most scholarships that you pay someone to find for you can be found on your own at no cost.


Each college you make application to will require an official high school transcript. To have your transcript sent to a college you must fill out a Transcript Request in the Counseling Office.  Please allow 3 days for these to be sent.  In addition to the transcript for admission, you will also need to send a final transcript at the end of the year to the college you will attend in fall.


Still trying to decide upon a college?  Take advantage of preview days at universities and colleges. Check the college's Website for dates or contact the Admissions Office to obtain information about a campus visit. LHS students are allowed college visit days during the junior and senior year.  See your counselor to get full details on attendance requirements for your visit.


If you want to play NCAA Division I or Division II athletics, you must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse. You can apply at Be sure to create a pin number and to write that pin number down in a secure place so you will be able to access your records with the Clearinghouse.  Be sure to let the Counseling Office know to send your transcripts.


Types of Financial Aid Available

  • Grants - Money you do not have to pay back

  • Loans - Money borrowed that must be paid back (with interest)

  • Work-Study - Money earned from work used to help pay for school

  • Scholarships - Available from many sources

Financial Aid Eligibility

To be eligible you must:

  • Have financial need                

  • Have a high school diploma or GED

  • Be enrolled in an eligible program

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen

  • Register with Selective Service, if required

  • Complete forms as required

  • Make satisfactory academic progress

Financial aid eligibility is the difference between the cost of education and the Expected Family Contribution (EFC).

Cost of education includes tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

  1. Students must complete a FAFSA based on the year's tax return (forms not available until December, to be completed after the first of the year on year's tax return)

  2. Students will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR) after FAFSA is processed. Information is also sent to the college(s) on the FAFSA.

  3. The student's selected College Financial Aid Office(s) will send an award letter to the student indicating the types of aid the student is eligible to receive.

  4. Students should check with the college(s) they expect to attend; additional forms/applications may be required

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Online College Fair

10 months ago

I would like to invite your high school students to our free virtual college fair for the Southern Region of the United States!  This fair is scheduled for this week, March 6th-11th.  The students can log on any time during this week and get information from many colleges.  There is a question and answer section for the students to get answer directly from college reps.  If you would like to offer your students extra credit for participating in this free college fair I can provide you a list of students from your school that registered and participated in the virtual fair, just e-mail me at and let me know if you would like a list.  The students must go to to the students tab to register.  This service is completely free and we would love to have your school and students join.   Please have your students register as soon as possible if they would like to participate.  If you would like to hand out flyers you can download them at the bottom of the student page on our website.  Please let me know if you have any questions. Feel free to inform students about the virtual college fair on your website and/or social media sites, just have them go to

Tamara Pendleton
Owner, College Fairs Online

By School ADM