RIO GRANDE VALLEY - The STARS scholarship program is back in action this year and is taking applications now from students.
STARS stands for South Texas Academic Rising Scholars it's a community based scholarship organization that raises funds for the students across South Texas. This year they have raised more than $1 million dollars for the fund. The program is a competitive scholarship and STARS officials say normally more than six thousand students apply for only eleven hundred spots. For more information on the program visit: https://www.southtexasstars.org/