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A Diamond in Our Eyes: The Sade Lowery Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students majoring in Music Education. Recipients must also demonstrate financial need and be members in good standing with an instrumental ensemble.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee in consultation with the Director of Bands
Alpha Phi Omega Alumni 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 in good standing with the university that is an active member of Xi Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and exemplify the three cardinal principles of Alpha Phi Omega: friendship, leadership and services.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Arthur J. & Beatrice Robinson Carter Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time nursing major, taking nursing degree-specific courses. First preference will be given to students from the McLennan County area. The recipient must maintain a 2.75 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Athletic Performance Intern Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student who has experience assisting in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning and has been granted admission to the Tarleton graduate program.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Audie & Zera Floyd Educational Trust Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students that graduated from or attended De Leon High School for at least one year, or those who are currently employed in the De Leon ISD. Scholarships may be renewed for five years. There are no restrictions based on student type or attending hours. Recipients must be admitted to and/or in good standing at the University.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Bea Marin Veterans Nursing Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time student, Nursing major, with first priority to a veteran or a spouse or child of a veteran.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Ben and Nellie Baty Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a U.S. citizen with a marketing or business management major. The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate strong academic performance. The recipient shall show leadership qualities, including participation in student activities and/or part-time employment, actively working to financially supplement their education in order to pursue his or her collegiate studies. Preference should be given first to ROTC students meeting the above criteria, then to other eligible students meeting required criteria.
Selection
Process:
College of Business Administration Committee, in consultation with TSU's ROTC program director
Bob Hallmark Graduate Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per semester for two semesters
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding graduate students who are enrolled at least three-quarter time (6 hrs.). Recipients must have a 3.25 undergraduate GPA for first-time graduate students or a 3.5 GPA for returning graduate students. One scholarship will be awarded per academic college.
Selection
Process:
The Dean of the College of Graduate Studies with recommendations from each Dean of the academic colleges
Busby Quarter Horse Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students participating on the Tarleton Rodeo Team.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton Rodeo Coach
C. Richard King Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a journalism major demonstrating a need for financial assistance in order to be able to pursue his or her collegiate studies.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Cecil Ballow 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 with a 3.0 GPA demonstrating leadership qualities.
Selection
Process:
TSU Committee
Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a clinical laboratory sciences major (now MLS) based on academic merit.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Clinical Laboratory Science Department
Col. Charles Legion Endowed Scholarship in Nursing
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students pursuing a degree in nursing who are in good standing with the university.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Col. Ray & Pat Yantis ROTC 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 in good standing with the university that is an active participant and in good standing in Tarleton's ROTC program demonstrating strong leadership skills.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
College of Liberal & Fine Arts Dean's Circle Scholarship
Amount: Maximum Award Amount $1,000/year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving full-time student with a major in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts. The recipient must be able to attend the Dean's Circle Reception as requested and maintain a 3.0 overall GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Scholarship Office
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
Davidson Presidential
Amount: $1000 - $2,000 per year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students at Tarleton State University. Recipients must maintain a 3.00 overall GPA and maintain full-time student status. Incoming freshmen must have a 23 or higher ACT or a 1000 or higher SAT (math and verbal) and typically top quarter ranking.
Selection
Process:
President’s Committee
De Leon Ex-Students Association Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to graduates of De Leon High School demonstrating reasonable financial need (based on committee determination). Recipients must enroll as full-time students at Tarleton State University. Established in October 1994 by Mr. John Caraway of Stephenville to benefit deserving students from DeLeon, Texas.
Selection
Process:
De Leon Selection Committee
Dennis and Mary Lou McCabe Presidential Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students demonstrating financial need, meritorious leadership and scholastic aptitude.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Dick Smith Graduate Scholarship
Amount: $3,000 per year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in graduate programs in the College of Science and Technology or the College of Liberal and Fine Arts. New graduate students must have a 3.2 undergraduate GPA for consideration. Returning graduate students must have a 3.5 graduate GPA. All recipients must enroll in at least six hours of graduate work per semester.
Selection
Process:
Committees from the College of Science and Technology and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Donald W. & Dahlee Morton Endowed Piano Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students with a declared piano major after a successful piano audition. Recipients must remain enrolled in applied piano lessons, and be enrolled and making satisfactory progress in piano ensemble. Recipients must also maintain a 3.0 GPA in all music courses taken and a 2.8 overall GPA. The recipient must be active in appropriate department performance opportunities, and will be expected to maintain an exemplary attendance and participation record in music classes and music major requirements.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Fine Arts
Dr. Dennis P. McCabe Student Endowment Scholarship
Amount: $500 per semester or $1,000 field experience semester
Deadline: End of April
Criteria: This scholarship is given to students for achievement in the classroom, leadership on campus, financial need, and field experience. To apply for this scholarship, students must have completed 12 hours at TSU. Recipients must be full-time students and have a 2.40 GPA for the leadership, need-based and field experience options. Recipients must be full-time students and have a 3.0 GPA for the scholastic option. Recipients in the need-based option must show financial need but not be eligible for the PELL grant.
Selection
Process:
Committee selected by the Dean of Student Life
Dr. Gloria Hewlett Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students from Bosque County. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee in conjunction with Dr. Hewlett
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. Jesse Tackett 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 from the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences with 3.5 or higher GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee in conjunction with Mrs. Jesse Tackett
Dr. Marie Meisel Cedars Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship is given to students based on art performance, academic merit and leadership skills. Established in 2001 by the friends and family of Dr. Cedars. Dr. Cedars was a member of the faculty at Tarleton for many years as a French instructor and was an accomplished artist. Dr. Cedars' group of twelve paintings based on the book "6 Day of Destruction" by Elie Wiesel, an Auschwitz survivor, and Rabbi Albert H. Friedlander, who fled Germany in 1939, has been displayed in New York galleries and many other major cities across the United States. The collection features images from Biblical account of creation and Holocaust individual tragedies.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Dr. May Owen Memorial MLS Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship is given to students admitted to (or in the process of being admitted) to the CLS or MLS program.
Selection
Process:
Clinical (Medical) Lab Science Department Head and committee
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. Verne A. Scott & Pearle Kern Scott 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 in good standing with the university that demonstrates financial need, and has very little family life.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee and a member of the Scott family if available
Duncan Wills Corbett 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 attending Tarleton State University at the Stephenville Campus.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
E.J. Howell Memorial 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 demonstrating financial need. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA. A student can qualify for the scholarship for a maximum of 10 semesters.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
English & Languages Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: his scholarship will be given to a student majoring in English. An undergraduate must enrolled in at least 12 hours. A graduate student must enrolled in a minimum of six hours.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the English Department
Evans Family Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The recipient shall be a deserving full-time student, with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 and demonstrated financial need but not be PELL eligible.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Evelyn Wisdom Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students majoring in history demonstrating financial need. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA, be a U.S. citizen and resident of the state of Texas. The recipient must also be a graduate of a Texas High School.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Social Sciences
Flora H. Foust Graduate Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 per academic year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding graduate students with exemplary scores on the GRE or GMAT exam. Recipients must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Selection
Process:
College of Graduate Studies
Granbury Wine Walk Fine Arts Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students majoring in Fine Arts from Hood County.
Selection
Process:
Department of Fine Arts Committee
Harold D. Nix Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
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 agriculture or an agriculture related field with at least a 2.5 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Jackie W. and Bill E. Stallworth '51 International Business Excellence Fund
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students participating in the College of Business Administration Study Abroad Program.
Selection
Process:
Committee in the College of Business Administration
James Winston Randle Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students demonstrating financial need that are not PELL eligible but still show need below the federal cost of attendance guidelines.
Selection
Process:
Tareleton State University Committee
Jerry W. & Jean Graham Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time student majoring in a degree program within the College of Business Administration. The full-time student shall be in good standing with the University and have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
John Mitchell Moore Endowed Scholarship in Nursing
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students majoring in nursing with at least a 3.5 GPA. First priority will be given to students from Erath County; however, if there is no such student from Erath County then the award may be given to any student meeting the criteria.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Juanita Dixon Single Parent Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to female single heads of household (single parents) demonstrating financial need. Recipients must have a 2.6 or higher overall GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Scholarship Committee
Kathleen Wisdom Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15 (fall/academic year) or December 1 (spring)
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student majoring in mathematics with financial need.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Marian Cummings
Amount: Varies
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:
Dean of Education, Department Head of Curriculum and Instruction, Department Head of Psychological Sciences and Department of Counseling
Patricia Cude CIS Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Vari
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in computer information systems or a related field with a 3.5 grade point average. Students majoring in economics will be given second preference.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Pearl Mahan Writing 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 English who demonstrates skill in humorous writing, but the award is not limited to that skill.
Selection
Process:
Committee in the Department of English and Languages
President's Circle Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving full-time students. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA and be able to attend President's Circle receptions as requested.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Recreational Sports Memorial 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 who is a current employee of the Tarleton State University Recreational Sports Department with a 2.5 or higher overall grade point average.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Scholarship Committee and a member of the Recreational Sports Staff
Reecie & Opal Jones 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 demonstrate financial need and show an interest in TSU. New students must meet all admission requirements. Recipients must maintain a 2.4 GPA and maintain full-time student status.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Residential Living & Learning Leader Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to new Residential Leaders, but may reapply if they return as a second-year Residential Leader. The recipient must be a Residential Leader maintaining a 3.25 or higher GPA.
Selection
Process:
Director and staff of the Tarleton Residential Living and Learning Department
Rick D. Roach Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15 (fall/academic year) or December 1 (spring)
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student majoring in general business, marketing, or management with a 3.0 or higher GPA from Erath or Comanche County.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Shanon Rasco Memorial Scholarship for Physically Disabled Student
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time, physically disabled student who demonstrates financial need, leadership abilities in school and in the community, good moral character, and is a resident of Texas.
Selection
Process:
Director of University Scholarships and a representative of Tarleton's Disability Services Office
Sonny Goodman Memorial 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 with a 2.5 GPA, majoring in business and demonstrating financial need.
Selection
Process:
Southwest Meat Association Foundation Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving students on the Tarleton State University Meats Judging Team or students whose career goals are focused on the meat industry.
Selection
Process:
Committee made up of the Meats Team Coach and Animal Science Department
Staff Council Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: August 15th Fall/December 15th Spring
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to employees of Tarleton State University, permanently budgeted with the scholarship being prorated based on percent employment. Previous recipients may reapply, but first priority will be to new applicants. Recipients must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher, be in good standing with the University and complete the TSU General Scholarship application and the TSU Employee Scholarship application.
Selection
Process:
A Staff Council member as committee chair and co-chair, Staff Council Past President and at least two other members (may be non-Staff Council members) and the Director of Scholarships will serve as an ex-officio member.
TAA Baylor Nursing 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 nursing who are in good standing with the university.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Nursing in conjunction with the Tarleton Alumni Association
TAA Don Winn Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving full-time students.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
TAA Edwin Dyess Veteran Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to one or more freshman ROTC students who have applied for full ROTC scholarships or other students with some military affiliation. Recipients must have a 2.25 GPA, demonstrate leadership abilities and have financial need.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Military Science Department
TAA Stark 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, worthy/deserving student in good standing with the University.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Tarleton Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving full-time students. Financial need, demographics, personal qualities and academic achievement will be considered when recipients are selected.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee and Alumni Relations
TSU Meats Team Alumni Endowment Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to current Meats Team members (as certified by the team coach) who are in good standing at Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Meats Judging Team Sponsor with approval by the Office of Scholarships
Zonta Beaulah Brown Rodeo Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a female rodeo athlete eligible to compete for the Tarleton State University Rodeo Team. The recipient must have a 2.6 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton Rodeo Scholarship Committee