Motiva Scholarship Program


Motiva's 2020-21 Scholarship Program

Motiva is offering a regional-based scholarship for the southeast region of Texas including Port Arthur and neighboring areas. The Motiva Scholarship Program is designed to help outstanding students invest in their futures by assisting them with continuing their education. Selected students may apply the scholarship toward items such as tuition, books, supplies, room and board and equipment needed for their studies.


The Motiva scholarship is renewable for one to three years provided the student maintains a good academic standing, full-time enrollment and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. Students pursuing four-year degrees can receive up to $10,000 in funding while students pursuing two-year or vocational degrees can receive up to $5,000.


  • High School Senior

  • Citizen or Legal Resident

  • Reside in one of the following zip codes:  

  • Port Arthur: 77640-77642

  • Lumberton: 77657

  • Sour Lake: 77659

  • Nederland: 77627

  • China: 77613

  • Groves: 77619

  • Port Neches: 77651

  • Sabine Pass: 77655

  • Beaumont Area: 77701-77710, 77713, 77720, 77725, 77726

Selection Criteria:

  • Academic achievement and records

  • Extracurricular and community involvement

  • Essay and recommendation content

  • Degree/Vocation must be in field of study relevant to Motiva's business. Preference will be given to candidates with plans to attend regional schools.


Application Period Opens: November 20, 2019
Application Period Ends: February 17, 2020 at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time
Recommendations Due: February 27, 2020 at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time

Scholarship Recipients Notified: April 2020
Scholarship Checks Issued: July 2020

Apply for the 2020-2021 Motiva Scholarship

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