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Agricultural Services & Development Alumni 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 majoring in the area of agricultural services and development, seeking initial certification through traditional coursework, demonstrating strong leadership skills, and an expressed interest in teaching. Preference will be given to an active member of the Tarleton Collegiate FFA chapter. The committee will take into consideration financial need and academic success.
Selection
Process:
Faculty from the Department of Agricultural Services & Development
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
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
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
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
Brian K. Iley Endowed Memorial
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(s) majoring in a medical related field with an overall GPA of at least 2.5. Preference will be given to a student or students who demonstrate leadership through school and community service. Preference will also be given to those students who indicate they have achieved the Eagle Scout Award through the Boy Scouts of America or the Gold Award through the Girl Scouts of the USA.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Science and Technology
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
Clifton J. Morvant 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 teaching participant in the Department of Agricultural Services and Development demonstrating financial need, leadership abilities in school and in the community and moral character.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
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 Agriculture and Human Sciences 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, that is a permanent U.S. citizen, majoring in agriculture. Recipients must maintain a 2.75 GPA, be a participant on the livestock or meats judging teams, enroll in one three or four hour agriculture course, provide a short bio-sketch with two wallet size color pictures and serve as a College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Ambassador.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (formerly the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences)
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
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
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. 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. 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
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
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
Joe W. Autry Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture
Amount: Typical Award $1000 per academic year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student majoring in agriculture who is a Texas resident. The recipient must have leadership potential indicated by participation in extra curricular activities, community, church, or civic programs, potential for success in business or professional life, moral character and personality. This scholarship was established in 2000 to honor 1938 Tarleton graduate, former teacher and Vice President Emeritus, Dr. Joe W. Autry by his family and friends.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
Joel Hillin Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Recipient shall be an undergraduate freshman student who is a Texas resident majoring in agriculture. Recipient must demonstrate leadership in school and community involvement with strong moral values.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
Josephine Garrett Donaldson 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 human sciences. Recipients must have a good academic record, show leadership abilities, demonstrate financial need, have good moral character and be a Texas resident. This scholarship was established in 2001 by the family of Mrs. Josephine Donaldson to honor her lifetime dedication to her family and friends. Mrs. Donaldson attended Tarleton from 1943 to 1945 majoring in home economics.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Human Sciences Department
Mary Garrett Lindley Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Human Sciences, demonstrating financial need, who is a Texas resident. The recipient must have an outstanding academic record, demonstrate moral character and leadership abilities in the school and in the community.
Selection
Process:
Committee for the Department of Human Sciences
Paul & Opal Cunyus Scholarship
Amount: Typical Award $1000 per academic year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in fine arts, education and/or horticulture. Freshman recipients must demonstrate financial need, be accepted to Tarleton, and have passed all parts of the TASP (now THEA) test. Upper division recipients must have a minimum GPA of 2.75, show financial need, demonstrate participation in leadership training and extra curricular activities. Established in December 1995 by Mr. Paul Cunyus and family. Mr. Cunyus came to Tarleton in the early 1920s from his home in East Texas. He completed two years at John Tarleton Agriculture College majoring in agriculture. Upon graduation he transferred to Texas A&M, where he received his bachelor and master degrees. After World War II he returned to Tarleton as the associate dean and served in that capacity for 25 years. He retired in the early 1970s. Mr. Cunyus passed away in 1996. His wife, Opal, preceded him in death.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
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
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
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
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
Stanley G. and Mary Ann Westbrook Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The scholarship will be given to an agriculture major with a 2.5 grade point average. The recipient must be a sophomore for initial consideration and may be re-awarded until graduation. Preference will be given to an Erath County student with secondary consideration given to any Texas student. The recipient must demonstrate leadership in extracurricular activities with preference given to students who are members of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority or any University related fraternity. The recipient must also demonstrate financial need.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee and a representative of Alpha Gamma Delta
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
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
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
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
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