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Midland is a city in and the county seat of Midland County, Texas, United States, on the Southern Plains of the state's western area. A small portion of the city extends into Martin County. As of the 2010 census, the population of Midland was 111,147, and a 2011 estimate of 113,931, making it the twenty-eighth most populous city in the state of Texas. Due to the oil boom in Midland, certain officials have estimated the population to be hovering around 155,000 to 165,000. The Midland metropolitan area's, composed of Midland County, population grew 4.6 percent to 151,662 between July 1, 2011 and July 1, 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It is the principal city of the Midland, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Midland County. The metropolitan area is also a component of the larger Midland–Odessa, Texas Combined Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 274,002 as of July 1, 2010. People in Midland are called Midlanders.

Midland was originally founded as the midway point between Fort Worth and El Paso on the Texas and Pacific Railroad in 1881. The city has received national recognition as the hometown of former First Lady Laura Bush, and the onetime home of former President George H.W. Bush, former President George W. Bush, and former First Lady Barbara Bush.

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Schools in and around Midland, TX

Name
Midland College
Four or more years; Public; $4,350 average out-state tuition; $3,180 average in-state tuition
Kaplan College-Midland
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Four or more years; Public; $11,334 average out-state tuition; $3,822 average in-state tuition
American Commercial College-Odessa
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Odessa College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,750 average out-state tuition; $2,700 average in-state tuition
Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,712 average out-state tuition; $2,256 average in-state tuition
Howard College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,376 average out-state tuition; $2,256 average in-state tuition

Midland, TX Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
Hot Sauce Depot Texas Scholars Program $500 November 30, 2016
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016