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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
Ag. Career Development Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The Agriculture Career Development Scholarship was established in 2004, to recognize outstanding high school students, from around the state, who participated in annual judging contests.
Selection
Process:
Winners from annual judging contests.
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
American Association of University Women Rosellen Davis Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a female high school senior from Erath County, Texas, who plans to attend Tarleton State University as a full-time student.
Selection
Process:
American Association of University Women
Arlie Brown 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 senior from a Texas high school or to a previous recipient, if the student maintains an average or above GPA at Tarleton State University. The friends of Dr. Arlie Brown, a Tarleton student, established the Arlie Brown Memorial Endowed Scholarship in 1989. Dr. Brown became a physician and hospital owner in Freer, Texas.
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
Barbara Jeanne Adams Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a high school graduate of Motley County I.S.D., Patton Springs I.S.D., or a high school in Dickens County. The recipient shall be a full-time student and maintain a GPA of at least 2.5.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Scholarship Committee
Bass Club Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a bass club member in good standing with the university (2.0 GPA). Scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, fishing achievement, leadership qualities and Bass Club participation.
Selection
Process:
Director of Scholarships and a committee from the Bass Club
Ben Hogan Scholarship
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to military veterans or dependents of a military veteran.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Bernie and Lorraine Trice Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a high school graduate from Erath County or Hamilton County that is a full-time undergraduate student, Texas resident and United States citizen. The recipient must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, document financial need, and demonstrate leadership skills, community involvement, and moral character.
Selection
Process:
Director of University Scholarships
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
Bobby Fox Memorial Endowment
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a Tarleton State University track athlete with outstanding leadership and athletic ability.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Athletics
Brett Spindor Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity that demonstrates leadership abilities in the school and community, demonstrates moral character, and is a Texas resident. Academic record is considered in the selection process.
Selection
Process:
Committee from Alpha Gamma Rho
C.J. “Red” Davidson 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 in need of an education, renewed yearly for four years or until bachelor’s degree is complete. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 overall and TSU GPA. Established in the late 1960s by Mr. Davidson.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Carroll and Leta Barham Scholarships
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student maintaining a 3.00 current semester GPA and overall GPA. The children of Carroll & Leta Barham established the Carroll & Leta Barham Endowed Scholarship in 1985. It was established as a tribute to the Barham's 50th wedding anniversary, and as a memorial to their son, Dohn, who died of cancer in 1988.
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
Choir
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship is given to undergraduate, full-time students based on music performance. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA in music courses and a 2.5 overall and current semester GPA. Recipients must be active member in Chamber Choir, University Singers or Women's Ensemble and have satisfactory progress in ensembles.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Fine Arts
COGS Masters/Doctoral Scholarship
Amount: $500 or $750 one-time only awards
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to first-time master's and doctoral students in a master's or doctoral degree program. Recipients must enroll in at least six hours.
Selection
Process:
College of Graduate Studies
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
Comanche County 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 that are graduates of any high school in Comanche County, demonstrating financial need in order to pursue his or her collegiate studies, a strong desire and commitment to pursue a college degree and having work experience. Recipient must also show a record of active participation in extra-curricular activities if physically able to do so. Established in 1998 by Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Nix of Stephenville.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Community College Bridge Scholarships
Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to first-time transfer students from a community college with an associate degree or 60 transferable hours, an overall GPA for all transfer work of at least a 2.5 and full-time status.
Selection
Process:
Director of Scholarships and Transfer Services
Cross Timbers School Development Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students that graduate from a high school with membership in the Cross Timbers School Development Council. Recipients must have a “B” average while in high school and be a U.S. citizen.
Selection
Process:
Cross Timbers School Development Association
Curtis C. Meeks Upward Bound Project Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a student in the Upward Bound Project at Tarleton State University or a student who has completed the “Bridge Program” of the Tarleton State University Upward Bound Project demonstrating financial need. The recipient must be an undergraduate full-time student at Tarleton State University. Former Upward Bound participants are eligible to reapply as long a 2.5 GPA has been maintained in the preceding semester.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee in conjunction with the Director of the Upward Bound Project
Daniel Parker Herd Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded based on academic record, leadership abilities in school and the community, moral character, rodeo skills and talents with preference to be given to team ropers.
Selection
Process:
Rodeo Committee
Danny Jenkins Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Hico High School demonstrating leadership abilities in the school and community, moral character, and a record of good citizenship. The recipient must maintain a GPA of at least 2.5 and display satisfactory citizenship and academic record.
Selection
Process:
Committee from Hico
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
Deans' Academic Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding students identified during the recruiting process. Recipients must have high school top quarter ranking and SAT scores of 1100 (verbal and math) or ACT scores of 25 composite for majors in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, the College of Liberal and Fine Arts and the College of Science and Technology. Recipients must have high school top quarter ranking and SAT scores of 1000 (verbal and math) or ACT scores of 23 composite for the College of Education and the College of Business Administration. One-time only award.
Selection
Process:
TSU Recruiters
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
Dextor & Leroy Ator 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 demonstrating financial need. The Dextor and Leroy Ator Scholarship was established by the children of the Ator family in honor of their parents. All nine children and several of their grandchildren continue the tradition of attending Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Doss Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $1,250 per semester
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving, full-time, junior or senior level student from Brown, Comanche or Erath County with financial need.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Dr. Dennis P. McCabe Student Endowment Scholarship
Amount: $500
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. H. Bedford Furr & Dr. Oneta Furr 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 in good standing with the university.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Drucilla Eberhart George Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: his scholarship will be given to a graduate from one of the Coleman County High Schools demonstrating good academic performance. The committee will give primary consideration to a student with need of financial assistance, satisfactory citizenship, high moral character, and a desire for a college education.
Selection
Process:
Committee made up of the Coleman County Retired Teachers Assn.
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
Dwain & Carolyn Bruner Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to an entering freshman student with a 3.2 GPA in high school who is a graduate of an Erath County High School. The recipient should demonstrate a need for financial assistance in order to be able to pursue his or her collegiate studies. The recipient should also demonstrate strong leadership characteristics. The Dwain & Carolyn Bruner Endowed Scholarship was established in 1999 by the employees of Bruner Motors as a holiday gift to their employer and his wife. The Bruners are longtime residents of Stephenville.
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
Eleanor Golding 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 track athlete who has a 3.0 GPA in high school or a 2.25 cumulative college GPA. The recipient must be a full-time student, in "good standing" with the University and must demonstrate a need for financial assistance to pursue her collegiate studies.
Selection
Process:
Athletics Director and Women’s Basketball Coach
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
First-Time Graduate Scholarship
Amount: $500
Deadline: December 1 - Spring; May 1 - Summer; August 1 - Fall
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to first-time graduate students in a graduate degree program. Recipients must be enrolled in at least six semester credit hours. This scholarship is only available during the first semester of graduate enrollment or the first semester of a second masters degree.
Selection
Process:
College of Graduate Studies
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
Florence Peek Foust Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to needy, non-traditional students.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Gary Wayne Brannon 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 undergraduate student with at least a sophomore status who is an initiated brother of Kappa Delta Rho for at least one year and one year involvement with Zeta Beta. The recipient must be in good standing with Zeta Beta with a minimum GPA of 2.25 the previous semester and a 2.5 cumulative GPA. The recipient's overall activity within Zeta Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Rho, Tarleton State University, and the local community will be looked at for selection. The recipient must show gentlemanly conduct in and outside of Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Committee appointed by the Executive Committee of the Zeta Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Rho
General Studies Upward Bound Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall and academic year), December 1st (spring only)
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student recommended by Upward Bound staff and not eligible for the Texas Tuition Guarantee program. The recipient must also have participated in the Tarleton State University Upward Bound Program for four years during high school.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Division of General Studies
George Martin Memorial Endowed Agriculture 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, Texas resident student majoring in an area of agriculture with junior or senior status demonstrating financial need.
Selection
Process:
Dean of the College of Agriculture and Technology and the Department Heads within the College of Agriculture and the Technology and the Director of University Scholarships.
Gifford Family Veterans Endowed Scholarship
Amount: At least $1,000 per semester
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student who had "Active Duty" service to any branch of the United States military with honorable or medical discharge. Recipients must have sophomore or above classification with a 2.5 or higher grade point average and be active in the promotion of veterans.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Military Veterans Service Center
Golden Family 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 involved in two or more organizational activities recognized by the Office of Student Activities at Tarleton State University. The recipient must have a 3.25 cumulative GPA and earned a minimum of 30 credit hours at Tarleton State University. Primary preference shall be given to graduates of Clifton High School and if no graduates of Clifton High School apply, then preference shall be given to high school graduates from any other school district in Bosque County. In the event that no qualified applicant is a graduate of Clifton High School or any other school district in Bosque County, the scholarship may be awarded to any Tarleton State University student meeting each of the foregoing eligibility criteria. In the event an initiated member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity satisfies each of the foregoing eligibility criteria, then preference shall be given to such applicant.
Selection
Process:
Committee appointed by the Vice President of Student Services
Graduate Student Internship 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 three-quarter time graduate students in a program that can lead to a scholarly product appropriate to the discipline. Recipients must maintain a 3.5 grade point average on all graduate work. First semester graduate student must have a 3.25 undergraduate (for Masters) or Master (for doctoral) grade point average for the award.
Selection
Process:
Awardees will be selected by the Dean of the College of Graduate Studies following recommendation(s) from the Dean of the academic college.
Hal W. & Winnie F. Wright 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. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA and be enrolled as a full-time student.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Honors Degree Program Scholarship
Amount: $1000/year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students participating in the Honors Degree Program at TSU. Entering freshman requirements: 1) high school top quarter ranking or 2) second quarter ranking with an SAT (math and verbal) of 1100 or higher or an ACT of 24 or higher. Recipients must be members of the Honors Degree Program (working toward and completing the 15-hour Honors Core at the lower level and one of the three options for upper-level honors at the upper level) and maintain a 3.20 overall TSU grade point average and a 3.0 in honors courses.
Selection
Process:
Honors Advisory Council
Hunewell Band Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given based on music performance. Recipients must be full-time students with a 2.50 overall GPA and a 3.0 GPA in music.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Fine Arts
J. Brad and Nancy Gage Allen 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 undergraduate or graduate students at Tarleton State University. Recipients must be U.S. citizens, demonstrate strong academic excellence and maintain a 3.25 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
J. Thomas Davis Endowment
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 student based on proven worth and moral character. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen. This scholarship is awarded strictly on the merit of the individual.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Jacob Bentley Sandlin 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 undergraduate student with at least sophomore status who is an initiated brother of Kappa Delta Rho. The recipient must have at least one year of membership in Kappa Delta Rho and one year involvement with Zeta Beta Chapter. The recipient must also be in good standing with Zeta Beta, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and be active within Zeta Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Rho, Tarleton State University, and the local community.
Selection
Process:
Committee appointed by the Executive Committee of the Zeta Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Rho
James H. & Betty Tally Endowed 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 any public high school in Taylor County, Texas who has demonstrated a need for financial assistance in order to be able to pursue his or her collegiate studies. The recipient must also be a full-time student, demonstrate a strong desire and commitment to pursue a college degree, have work experience and a record of active participation in extra-curricular activities, if physically able to do so.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
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
Jesse & Armour Richardson
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving student at Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Jesse Lee & Armour McCluer Richardson Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Recipient must be a deserving student.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Joe Price Fambro Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given based on rodeo performance. Please contact the rodeo coach at Rodeo Activities, 254) 968-9187, for more information.
Selection
Process:
Rodeo Committee
John Fielding Higgs 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, undergraduate students based on academic achievement.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
John Franks Rodeo 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 agriculture who is an active member of the Tarleton Rodeo Team. The recipient must be academically eligible to compete in NIRA Rodeos, have a 2.75 GPA and be a U.S. citizen.
Selection
Process:
Rodeo Committee
John Tarleton College Class of 1948
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 sophomore classification or above, demonstrating financial need and maintaining a 2.5 GPA or above. Recipient must be a student of good report with the student code of conduct guides for the university.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Joy Gallant Archer Memorial 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 do not qualify for awards based solely on academic achievements or those based solely on financial need. Recipients must be full-time students with a GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate financial need through FAFSA. The Joy Gallant Archer Scholarship was established in 1999 by a gift from the will of Joy Gallant Archer. Mrs. Archer, who died at the age of 83, was a private individual who had little formal education and worked hard for what she achieved in life. Mrs. Archer appreciated the financial and moral support she had received from her family throughout her life and felt it was important to set up a system to provide support for young people seeking educational opportunities.
Selection
Process:
President’s 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
June Arthur Shannon Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to graduates of any high school in Erath, San Saba, Brown, Coleman, or Callahan Counties. Recipients must have a solid work ethic and a record of active participation in extra-curricular activities if physically able to do so. First-time freshmen must have maintained a cumulative 3.0 GPA in high school.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Kenneth Evatt Rodeo Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to one female and one male participating on the Tarleton State University Rodeo Team.
Selection
Process:
Rodeo Coach
Lambda Chi Alpha Levi Jones Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Recipient must be a full-time student at TSU and be an initiated brother of Lambda Chi Alpha in good standing with the chapter. Recipient must be in good academic standing with the University, preference shall be given to student from the Liberty Hill-Austin area. Also preference to students majoring in Exercise and Sports Studies. Awards pending availability of funds.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Lambda Chi Alpha Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $250
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student, with sophomore or above classification status, who is an initiated brother of Lambda Chi Alpha. The recipient must be in Lambda Chi Alpha for at least one semester and have overall involvement with Phi Rho Zeta for one year. Overall activity within Phi Rho Zeta/Lambda Chi Alpha, Tarleton State University and the local community strongly considered. The scholarship will be awarded as $250 per year/non-renewing.
Selection
Process:
Executive Committee of the Phi Rho Zeta Alumni Association
Lee Law Firm Scholarship
Amount: $500 per semester
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time, first-year student with less than 15 credit hours. The recipient must demonstrate financial need but not be PELL eligible. For more information on Lee Law Firm, please see http://leebankruptcy.com.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Lewis Charles Link Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a worthy, full-time undergraduate student.
Selection
Process:
TSU Scholarship Committee
Lonnie & Clara Herring Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students showing financial need who are current Texas residents that desire to attend Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
LTC J.D. McCullough Scholarship
Amount: $75.00 per semester
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding students who plans to enroll and complete ROTC training at Tarleton State University. Recipient must show a high academic standing in his/her field of study.
Selection
Process:
ROTC Commander & his selection committee
LTC Sam Jeffers ROTC Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving ROTC students..
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Military Science Department
Lucy Ellis Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a worthy undergraduate student.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
M.S. & Meek Lane Doss 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 undergraduate students with financial need. Preference will be shown to students who are graduates of high schools located in Western Texas anywhere west of a line drawn between Wichita Falls, Texas and Laredo, Texas, or a high school located in Southeastern New Mexico.
Selection
Process:
Committee designated by the Director of University Scholarships
Major JW Burkett Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving ROTC student.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Military Science Department
Major William Clay, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student that is a graduate of Stephenville High School. This scholarship was created in 1962 by family members of Major Clay. Major Clay's plane was gunned down in 1944 during a bomb raid over Yap Island in the Pacific.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Mandy Holmes 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 student of any classification holding at least a 3.0 GPA who is a graduate of Bangs or May High School, in Brown County, in the State of Texas.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Marshall Digger Procter
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduate of Lingleville High School.
Selection
Process:
Administration of Lingleville High School
Mickey & Stella Nix Maguire Alumni Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students who are children or grandchildren of a former student of Tarleton State University. Incoming students must graduate with at least a 3.0 GPA on all high school work. Recipients must maintain full-time student status and a 2.5 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Mike Myers and Oscar Frazier Track & Field Endowment 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 track and field athlete in good standing pursuing a degree from Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Approved by the Tarleton Track and Field Alumni Association
Morris and Beverly Gifford 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 participating in Tarleton Athletics who is a high school graduate from one of the following counties in Texas: Erath, Comanche, Eastland or Hamilton.
Selection
Process:
Department of Athletics
Mr. & Mrs. W.K. Gordon, Jr. Endowed Provost Honors Scholarship
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students participating in the Honors Degree Program at TSU. Incoming freshmen recipients must present SAT scores of 1100 or higher(math and verbal) or ACT score of 24, and top 10% ranking in their graduating class. Recipients must maintain full-time student status, a 3.2 grade point average and participate in the Honors Degree Program.
Selection
Process:
President' Committee w/recommendations from the Honors Degree Program
Mr. & Mrs. W.K. Gordon, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding full-time students with a 3.0 overall grade point average. Incoming freshmen must be in the top 25% of their graduating class (if school ranks), and have a 1000 SAT total (math and verbal or a 23 ACT composite.
Selection
Process:
President's Committee
Nepalese Student Society
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 the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program. Recipients must maintain and complete a 3.0 cumulative GPA and current semester GPA. Recipient must remain in good academic standing in the Clinical Laboratory Science Program. Renewal is based on continuation of the GPA requirements and may be renewed for a maximum of four years.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Clinical Laboratory Science Department
O.C. & Allene Knox Cook Scholarship for Evant H.S.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduate of Evant High School. The recipient must be a deserving student who demonstrates leadership abilities in school and in the community and has good moral character. Established by Mr. & Mrs. O.C. Cook of Dublin in 1986. Both Mr. & Mrs. Cook, Alumni of Tarleton (class of '26 and '30 respectively), devoted over 80 years to education. Mr. Cook passed away February 24, 1992. Mrs. Cook passed away October 27, 1994.
Selection
Process:
Evant Committee
O.C. & Allene Knox Cook Scholarship for Hico H.S.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduate of Hico High School. The recipient must be a deserving student who demonstrates leadership abilities in school and in the community and has good moral character. Established by Mr. & Mrs. O.C. Cook of Dublin in 1986. Both Mr. & Mrs. Cook, Alumni of Tarleton (class of '26 and '30 respectively), devoted over 80 years to education. Mr. Cook passed away February 24, 1992. Mrs. Cook passed away October 27, 1994.
Selection
Process:
Hico Committee
O.C. & Allene Knox Cook Scholarship for Panther Creek H.S.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduate of Panther Creek High School. The recipient must be a deserving student with high academics who demonstrates leadership abilities in school and in the community and has good moral character. Established by Mr. & Mrs. O.C. Cook of Dublin in 1986. Both Mr. & Mrs. Cook, Alumni of Tarleton (class of '26 and '30 respectively), devoted over 80 years to education. Mr. Cook passed away February 24, 1992. Mrs. Cook passed away October 27, 1994.
Selection
Process:
Panther Creek Committee
Oscar Frazier Endowment
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving student(s) participating in track.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Athletics Department (Track)
Partner'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 Partner's Circle receptions as requested.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Pauline “Polly” Jenkins 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 Hico High School. The recipient must have a good academic record, demonstrate leadership abilities in the school and the community, have good moral character, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and display satisfactory citizenship.
Selection
Process:
Committee from Hico
Perry & Meldeene Elliott Endowed Athletic 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 an athlete and meets NCAA requirements.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton Athletics Director and Head Coaches
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Amount: $1000/year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to community college transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa . Recipients must have an associate degree or 60 transferable hours with a 3.0 overall GPA for all transfer work. Recipients must enroll full-time, have undergraduate status and maintain a 3.0 overall and semester GPA.
Selection
Process:
Director of Scholarships and Transfer Services
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
Presidential Academic
Amount: $1000 - $2000 per academic year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving undergraduate students. Recipients must have a 3.00 overall and Tarleton GPA and maintain and complete full-time student status.
Selection
Process:
President’s Committee
Presidential Honors Program Scholarship
Amount: Typical Award $7,000 per academic year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Recipient must be a beginning freshman at Tarleton State University. Recipient will be judged on their class rank (generally top 10%), ACT/SAT (generally ACT 27 or higher or SAT of 1190 or higher math and verbal combined). Recipient must also participate or have participated in honors program, advanced placement and/or gifted and talented. Recipient must also show a good quality of essays, activities/service to school and community and recommendation letters. There will be an interview with the director (finalist only). New and transfer students will be awarded only if there is available space. Also students with up to a maximum of one year of college credit may also be considered. Participation in the Honors Degree Program is required of all recipients.
Selection
Process:
PHP Scholarship Committee. Scholarships supporting the Presidential Honors Program: Joy Gallant Archer PHP Scholarship, Daniel Ross Carpenter PHP Scholarship, Frederick Thomas & Madeline Tolksdorf Crimmins Criminal Justice PHP , Scholarship Crimmins Criminal Justice PHP Scholarship, Helen Crimmins Justice PHP Scholarship, Herman Funston Honorary Endowed PHP Scholarship, Guin Lemke PHP Scholarship, Roy & Mildred McKnight Endowed PHP Scholarship, Audrey Myers Memorial PHP Scholarship, M.D. McElroy PHP Scholarship, Will & Pearl Nix PHP Scholarship, Robert & Ireta Pittman Endowed PHP Scholarship, Nita Todd PHP Scholarship, Henry Todd PHP Scholarship, Dr. James Clark Terrell PHP Scholarship, Dora L. Willard & Ellen W. Willard Terrell PHP Scholarship, J.L. Todd PHP Scholarship, Town & Country Bank PHP Scholarship, Clyde H. Wells PHP Scholarship, Royce Wisenbaker PHP Scholarship.
Presidential Leadership
Amount: Typical Award $1200 per academic year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving full-time students demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities. Recipients must maintain an overall and semester GPA of 2.75.
Selection
Process:
President’s Committee
Presidential Need Based
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to undergraduate, first degree seeking students demonstrating financial need as indicated by FASFA who are Texas residents. New freshmen or new transfer students must meet admissions standards. Recipients must also maintain a 2.4 semester GPA and overall Tarleton GPA and maintain and complete full-time student status. Special consideration will be given to first generation university students.
Selection
Process:
President’s Committee
Presidential Rodeo Scholarships
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding rodeo activities participants. Recipients must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA or a 2.0 GPA in the last long semester and must attempt full-time enrollment as required by the NIRA. Recipients must be academically eligible to compete in college rodeos to keep the scholarship, attend and take part in all fundraisers and compete in all regional rodeos and the College National Finals Rodeo (when qualified). Applicants should contact the Rodeo Coach at (254) 968-9187.
Selection
Process:
Rodeo Committee
Provost's Honors Scholarship
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to high ability students who rank in the top 10% of their high school class and have an 1100 SAT (math and verbal) or ACT 24 composite. Recipients must participate in the Honors Degree Program and maintain a 3.2 grade point average to retain the scholarship.
Selection
Process:
Honors Degree Program Coordinator
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
Removing Educational Barriers
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to first-time freshmen who are Texas residents that meet all standard admission requirements and show financial need. Recipients must maintain full-time student status and have a 2.4 GPA for the second semester disbursement.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Richard & Suzanne Coan Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students demonstrating financial need with junior or senior classification. Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours and have at least a 2.0 GPA.
Selection
Process:
President’s Committee
Richard E. Saunders 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 at Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Rodeo Stall Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students based on the ability to rodeo competitively. Recipients must be accepted to TSU, attempt 12 semester hours each long semester, maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA or last long semester GPA and must be eligible to compete in NIRA rodeos.
Selection
Process:
Rodeo Committee
Roger & Ruth Turney Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to non-traditional students demonstrating financial need who demonstrate satisfactory academic progress. Recipients must enroll in at least six undergraduate credit hours. An incoming freshman must meet TSU admission requirements to be eligible for the award.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Roscoe & Halcie Maker 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 undergraduate students with preference given to students who are graduates of a Bosque County High School and/or Hico High School who demonstrate strong leadership skills. Consideration of financial need and average academic performance will also determine the recipients.
Selection
Process:
Director of Scholarships and a committee of his/her preference
ROTC Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline:
Criteria: Awarded to ROTC participants for the purpose of paying tuition and fees.
Selection
Process:
ROTC Program
Ruth and Oren Ellis Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Recipient must be a full-time student at TSU and demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Ruth Scrimshire McCleskey Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving undergraduate, full-time students with financial need.
Selection
Process:
TSU Scholarship Committee
Second Chance Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to non-traditional students who are single parents with custody of a child or children demonstrating financial need.
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
SHS Class of 1961 Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a member of the current graduating class of Stephenville High School who will attend Tarleton State University and maintained an overall “B” GPA in high school. Preference shall be given to a student who has not otherwise qualified for or received another scholarship from Tarleton State University.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
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.
Stark Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time student in good standing with the university.
Selection
Process:
TSU Committee
Stephenville Optimist Club Robert C. Fain Honorary Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to incoming freshmen graduating from Stephenville High School. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA to receive second semester funding.
Selection
Process:
Optimist Club Committee
Stephenville Study Club Endowed 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 Stephenville High School enrolling as an incoming freshman. The recipient must demonstrate financial need, enroll as a full-time student and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Student Services Rodeo Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to outstanding rodeo participants based on performance. Contact Rodeo Activities (254) 968-9187.
Selection
Process:
Rodeo Committee
SunGard Higher Education Generation Proud Endowment
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to first generation, incoming freshmen with an SAT of 1000 or higher (math and verbal) or ACT of 23 or higher composite. Recipients must demonstrate financial need, but must not be PELL eligible, and maintain a 2.75 overall GPA for the spring disbursement.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
T.C. & Jill Granberry Alumni Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students who are children or grandchildren of a former student of Tarleton State University. Incoming students must graduate with at least a 3.0 GPA on all high school work. Recipients must maintain full-time student status and a 2.5 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
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 Jostens 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 undergraduate or graduate students. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA and complete full-time student status.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
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 Academic Scholarship
Amount: Typical Award $1,000 per academic year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to deserving full-time undergraduate students. Recipients must maintain full-time student status and an 3.00 overall and Tarleton GPA.
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
Tarleton Alumni Association Endowment
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students in good standing with the University.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton Scholarship Committee
Tarleton Community Scholarship
Amount: Not to exceed $500
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: A one-time only scholarship to Tarleton State University (not to exceed $500) that will pay for three (3) SCH of undergraduate or graduate tuition. Scholarships will expire one year after award date.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton Community Organizations
Tarleton Parents Association Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will given to students whose family is enrolled in Tarleton's Parents Association. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible.
Selection
Process:
Dean of Students Office
Texan Rep Scholarship
Amount: $200
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students during their spring semester after serving as Texan Reps during the fall semester. Recipients must attend all Texan Rep meetings, work one hour in the Welcome Center during the week prior to each Texan Tour, participate in both Texan Tour set up days, participate in both Texan Tours, and give an additional six hours to office work in the Welcome Center or to group tours during the semester.
Selection
Process:
Welcome Center
Texan Stars
Amount: $0 - $650 per semester
Deadline:
Criteria: Recipients must be a full-time students, in good standing with university, and have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0. Graduate Students must be full-time unless holding a GA position which requires six semester credit hours. Graduate students must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Director of Texan Stars
Texas Pioneer Foundation Endowed
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 from the state of Texas in good standing with the university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton Scholarship Committee
The President's First Generation Student Success Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a first generation college student enrolled full-time at Tarleton State University. The recipient must also be classified as a sophomore or above, demonstrate financial need and be in good standing with the university.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Town & Country Bank Dublin H.S. Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a recent Dublin High School graduate who is ranked in the top quarter of the graduating class on the recommended or distinguished degree plan. The recipients must demonstrate academic success and leadership abilities.
Selection
Process:
Committee from Dublin
Truby Glasscock Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time undergraduate students who graduate from Troy High School (1st preference) or a high school in Temple, Texas (2nd preference). Recipients must show financial need and maintain a 2.5 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
TSU Foundation, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students demonstrating academic merit. Recipients must maintain full-time student status and a 3.0 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
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
TSU Student Government Assn. Zach Shaver Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The recipient(s) shall be a full-time student with a 2.5 overall GPA who demonstrates strong leadership skills and is a member of a recognized student organization, per the Office of Student Activities.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee and the Student Body President and Vice President
Uta Davis Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a worthy female student with a GPA of "B" or better (3.0) whose character is above reproach. This scholarship will be awarded during the student's junior year for use in the senior year. Various donors created the Uta Davis Scholarship as a memorial scholarship. Mrs. Davis was the wife of J. Thomas Davis who served as Dean of John Tarleton Agricultural College during the 1940s.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Virginia Powell 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 demonstrates good moral character, financial need, and leadership abilities in the school and community. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA and must not be on academic or disciplinary probation of any type currently or previously at TSU. First preference will be given to those students from the Selden community with next consideration given to students from Erath County. Recipient must be a Texas resident and a U.S. citizen.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
W.J. Wisdom 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 physical education (kinesiology).
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
W.L. & Barbara Nix Erath County Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to undergraduate students who graduated from any high school in Erath County demonstrating financial need. In addition, recipients must demonstrate a strong desire and commitment to pursue a college degree, have work experience and a record of active participation in extra-curricular activities, if physically able to do so. Former recipients must maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA and maintain full-time student status.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton Scholarship Committee
W.L. & Barbara Nix Mills County Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to undergraduate students who graduated from any high school in Mills County demonstrating financial need. In addition, recipients must demonstrate a strong desire and commitment to pursue a college degree, have work experience and a record of active participation in extra-curricular activities, if physically able to do so. Former recipients must maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA and maintain full-time student status.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
W.O. Trogdon Endowment 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 at least sophomore classification who has a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
W.P. and Lucille Brummett Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Recipient must be a graduate from Hico High School, based on academic record, demonstrated leadership abilities in school and the community, a placed youth within the W.P. and Lucille Youth Ranch Program, citizenship record, and demonstrated moral character.
Selection
Process:
Committee composed of the Hico superintendent of schools, the Hico High School principal, and a female member of the Hico High School faculty
Washington D.C. Intership Scholarship
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student who is serving as a Washington D.C. intern. The recipient must enroll in at least 1 hour of course credit during the internship and have at least 60 or more college credit hours. The recipient must also work full-time at his/her assigned position; submit a digital work portfolio to the program coordinator with copies of at least four letters, press releases, memos, or other written assignments etc. completed during the internship; submit a minimum of two pictures of the D.C. experience, in and out of the worksite; turn in digital copies of any papers/portfolios or other course credit assignments; write a thank you letter to benefactor (if any) and submit a copy to program coordinator; and complete evaluation of the experience. The recipient must also, upon returning to Tarleton, participate in a minimum of two recruiting events, from career days to speaking to classes, during the next recruiting cycle; complete all papers, portfolios and other documentation as required for academic credit; attend all meetings, special speaker events, luncheons, and dinners unless special permission to miss is granted by the program coordinator; respond to all inquiries and requests from the program coordinator or other TSU administrative staff.
Selection
Process:
Washington D.C. Program Coordinator
William Henry & Jessy Mays Sheffield Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to one female and one male full-time undergraduate student based on academic merit.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Willis-Gordon 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 sophomore or above status showing financial need. The recipient must maintain a 2.80 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Zeddie C. & Ruby Edgar Memorial 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 business. Recipients must demonstrate academic merit, have financial need, and maintain a 3.0 overall TSU GPA.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Business
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