Brenham, TX Colleges

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Brenham

Brenham is a city in east-central Texas in Washington County, Texas, United States, with a population of 15,716 according to the 2010 U.S. census. It is the county seat of Washington County. Brenham is south of College Station, and about halfway between Houston and Austin approximately 70 miles (110 km) Northwest of Houston.

Brenham is renowned as the heart of the bluebonnet region in Central Texas. The local chamber of commerce promotes the Bluebonnet Trails and offers free maps to guide visitors along the most scenic routes that also pass by historic sites and attractions.

As the county seat for Washington County, the county is also home of the "Birthplace of Texas," the site of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836 in the town of Washington. A TPWD State Historic Park is now located at the site.

Brenham is also known for a German heritage festival that takes place each May called Maifest, similar to Volksfest.

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Schools in and around Brenham, TX

Name
Blinn College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,816 average out-state tuition; $1,944 average in-state tuition
Prairie View A & M University
Four or more years; Public; $11,574 average out-state tuition; $4,062 average in-state tuition
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Four or more years; Public; $13,920 average out-state tuition; $4,620 average in-state tuition
Texas A & M University-College Station
Four or more years; Public; $20,687 average out-state tuition; $5,297 average in-state tuition
Charles and Sues School of Hair Design
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Manuel and Theresa's School of Hair Design
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Regency Beauty Institute-Copperwood
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Brenham, TX Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Youth Livestock Scholarship $1,500 February 15, 2017
Ivory Moore Undergraduate Scholarship $1,000 February 08, 2017
Ivory Moore Graduate Scholarship $1,000 February 08, 2017
Dick Laursen Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 01, 2017
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017