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Ashley Beasley Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies, planning to teach at the elementary level. The recipient should also be a Texas resident and a recent graduate of a Texas High School. It is desirable to have at least one parent that is or has been a classroom teacher.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Education and Director of Scholarships
Charles H. Hale Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to an outstanding student(s) majoring in education or seeking certification in secondary education.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
CM “Dutch” Flory Memorial Scholarship in Physical Education
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to an undergraduate exercise and sports studies major that is active in P.E. activities and/or professional P.E. organizations with a minimum of 24 hours completed at Tarleton, an overall GPA of 3.0 with degree programming leading toward teacher certification and shows evidence of outstanding citizenship, leadership, and moral character.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Health/Physical Education Department
Crystal Apple Society Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to doctoral, graduate, or undergraduate students in the College of Education that are in good standing in the academic program and are recommended by the respective Department Head. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Dean of the College of Education and all of the Department Heads in the College
Dr. James Boyd Memorial Endowment Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to graduate student pursuing a degree in either education, a professional certificate, or a professional development experience. The recipient must show leadership potential, quality and work experience through teaching and or school administration, express a sense of humor, and show financial need.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Education
Dr. Sara Tyler Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship is given to a graduate student majoring in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in reading that is fully admitted to the College of Graduate Studies with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. The recipient must also be a Texas Certified Teacher.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Education
Dr. W.H. Stanley, Sr. Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student that has successfully completed at least 30 hours of undergraduate work, has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, is a declared a major in education, history, political science, music or sociology, demonstrates internal motivation, and is involved in political activities or community service.
Selection
Process:
TSU Scholarship Committee in consultation with Dr. Leslie Stanley-Stevens
Earl Rudder Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student majoring in physical education (kinesiology). The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Erath County Retired Teachers Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a future teacher from Erath County with a “ B” average or above GPA.
Selection
Process:
Erath County Retired Teachers Assn. & College of Education
Harold & Betty Freeman Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student majoring in education. The recipient must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Scholarship Office
Harris Methodist Hospital Endowed Scholarship in Sports Medicine
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student pursuing a Texas state issued license in athletic training and/or physical therapy.
Selection
Process:
Director of Sports Medicine Department
Jay R. McDanel Education Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving full-time junior, senior, or graduate student, showing interest in teaching science or math. The recipient must maintain 3.0 GPA, demonstrate high character, financial need, and commitment to the teaching profession.
Selection
Process:
Secondary education faculty members of TSU Education Department and head of department
Joe Parish Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving student majoring in physical education (kinesiology).
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Joe R. & Teresa L. Long Scholarship
Amount: Typical Award $2,000 per academic year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Recipient(s) must have a declared major in the College of Education, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, or College of Science and Technology. Incoming Freshmen requirements: top 25% of class, B+ average on high school work, and an ACT 23 composite or SAT 1000 total (math and verbal). Returning Student requirements: full-time student, 3.0 current semester GPA and 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Selection
Process:
Committees from the Colleges of Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, Science and Technology and the Department of Fine Arts
John D. & Alene Moorman Palmer Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving students majoring in elementary or secondary education and/or educational administration who have demonstrated their desire to become professional educators.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Education
JW and AE Bright Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students who, with their parent(s) are residents of Runnels County. Recipients must show financial need and major in agriculture, education or music. Recipients must also graduate in the upper quartile of their high school class and maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or above for all college work attempted. If no eligible applicant from Runnels County then students from the following counties can be considered: Taylor, Coleman, Concho, Tom Green, Coke, or Nolan County. The J.W. & A.E. Bright Endowed Scholarship was established by Frances Allen in 1971 in memory of her parents.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Linda Duncan Honorary Counseling Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduate counseling major who has full admittance to the Counseling Program, a graduate GPA of 3.5 or higher and has completed at least 24 semester hours of counseling courses at Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Committee in Psychology and Counseling
Louise & Tommy Thompson Endowed PHP Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Recipient shall be appointed by the Director of the Presidential Honors Program. Recipient must be a student in the PHP program who plans to teach.
Selection
Process:
Presidential Honors Program Committee
Lucille W. Whisenand Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to worthy students with financial need and teacher education as the preferred major. Recipients must have average to better than average grades.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Marian Cummings
Amount: Up to $110 for tuition & fees and/or books for Education courses taken at TSU
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduate student working toward a teaching degree for service in public schools in the TSU service area.
Selection
Process:
Stephenville Classroom Teachers Assn.
Mary Fletcher Endowment
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student planning to receive certification to teach in public schools.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Education and Psychology
Minnie Fagan Endowment in Elementary Education Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student majoring in elementary education with a 2.5 or higher GPA.
Selection
Process:
College of Education Committee
Paul & Opal Cunyus Scholarship
Amount: Typical Award $1000 per academic year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in fine arts, education and/or horticulture. Freshman recipients must demonstrate financial need, be accepted to Tarleton, and have passed all parts of the TASP (now THEA) test. Upper division recipients must have a minimum GPA of 2.75, show financial need, demonstrate participation in leadership training and extra curricular activities. Established in December 1995 by Mr. Paul Cunyus and family. Mr. Cunyus came to Tarleton in the early 1920s from his home in East Texas. He completed two years at John Tarleton Agriculture College majoring in agriculture. Upon graduation he transferred to Texas A&M, where he received his bachelor and master degrees. After World War II he returned to Tarleton as the associate dean and served in that capacity for 25 years. He retired in the early 1970s. Mr. Cunyus passed away in 1996. His wife, Opal, preceded him in death.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Psychology Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding students majoring in Psychology. Incoming students must be in the top 25% of their high school class (for schools that rank) and have an ACT composite of 23 or higher or an SAT total (math and verbal) of 1000 or higher. Returning students must maintain full-time student status and have a grade point average of 3.0.
Selection
Process:
Committee in the Department of Psychology and Counseling
Psychology Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding students majoring in Psychology. Incoming students must be in the top 25% of their high school class (for schools that rank) and have an ACT composite of 23 or higher or an SAT total (math and verbal) of 1000 or higher. Returning students must maintain full-time student status and have a grade point average of 3.0.
Selection
Process:
Committee in the Department of Psychology and Counseling
R.L. & Mattie Tate Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduate of an Erath County High School graduate showing financial need and majoring in agriculture or education.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Rachel Harrist Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student seeking a degree with teaching certification in science.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Scholarship Committee
Robert C. & Patricia A. Fain Math & Chemistry Teaching Endowment
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students with the potential to be certified in math and/or chemistry with a 3.0 or higher GPA. This scholarship is not need based.
Selection
Process:
SMART (Science, Math Achievers Ready Teach Program) Committee
Sue Baker Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a female student majoring in physical education (kinesiology), active in women’s athletics (preferably basketball), or active in P.E. organizations, intramurals, committees, etc. The recipient must have completed 15 semester hours, maintain full-time student status, show financial need, and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Education (Department of Kinesiology)
Tarleton Greater Texas Foundation Freshman Immersion in Mathematics or ScienceTeaching Endowment
Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time Tarleton student who plans to seek certification in math or science, demonstrates financial need and has a 3.0 overall GPA.
Selection
Process:
The Dean of the College of Science & Technology and the Dean of the College of Education
Tarleton Professional Educators Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student admitted to the teacher education program. The recipient must be seeking initial certification through traditional coursework, demonstrate strong leadership skills, and express interest in teaching. Preference will be given to an active member of the Tarleton Professional Educators Association.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton Professional Educators Assc. and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Tarleton State University Middle School Mathematics Scholarship
Amount: maximum of $1,000 per year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving interdisciplinary studies major with middle school math certification. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA and be a member of TEAM (Tarleton Educators for the Advancement of Mathematics).
Selection
Process:
Department of Mathematics Committee
Ted Andreas, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Recipient shall be a graduate student pursuing teaching certification through the TMATE program at Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Committee selected by the Director of the TMATE program
Texan Sports Medicine Association Endowment Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in the Athletic Trainers Program.
Selection
Process:
Athletics Trainers Director
Truman T. Bell Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to an undergraduate student majoring in math and/or science preparing to become a teacher.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Walter and Sara George Endowed
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduating senior of a Coleman County High School who is majoring in education with a goal to pursue a career in teaching. The recipient must show financial need, be involved in extracurricular activities, and have satisfactory academic grades. If there is not a graduating senior enrolling at Tarleton State University who meets the criteria, a Coleman County student who meets the criteria who is currently enrolled may be awarded the scholarship.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Willie L. & Eve K. Tate Endowment Fund Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in agriculture with teacher certification, fine arts with certification or education. Recipients must show financial need, maintain full-time student status or 6 semester hours for non-traditional students, and maintain a 2.75 GPA. High school graduates must meet requirements for “regular” admissions and demonstrate scholastic ability.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Fine Arts, the College of Education and the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences