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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
Anne M. Spitler Mathematics Scholarship
Amount: $500 per year
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time student majoring in Mathematics or Mathematics Education, sophomore or above classification and financial need. Awards to be made during the 08/09 academic year and 09/10 academic year.
Selection
Process:
Department of Mathematics Faculty
Annie Myra Schuman Nursing Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student in the Nursing Program at Tarleton State University without regard to age, sex, nationality, or race. The recipient must have a reasonable desire to serve their fellow man, must have successfully completed the first semester of the nursing curriculum, and demonstrate financial need.
Selection
Process:
Committee composed of the Nursing Division, Nursing Division faculty members, and the Donor or his designated representatives.
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
Bosque River Water Association Endowed 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 hydrology & water resources. The recipient must be a Texas resident, U.S. citizen, demonstrate financial need and maintain a 3.00 current semester and overall grade point average. If no suitable applicant, preference may be given to a student pursuing a degree in earth science.
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
Cora Rohne Goodman Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student pursuing a degree in nursing. The scholarship award is to be made upon the basis of total personality, financial need, and academic successes. For high school graduates, the recipient(s) must meet Tarleton’s minimum admissions requirements for “regular” admission and demonstrate scholastic ability.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Nursing Department
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
Dean & Gloria Taylor/Kwik Kar 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, non-traditional student majoring in nursing with at least 60 credit hours displaying financial need.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Science & Technology
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
Dimple Obedia Tunnell Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in nursing, pharmaceuticals, or medical field, demonstrating financial need with preference to residents of Stephenville, Texas.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Donald T. & Bettejoe R. Pendleton 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 agronomy and/or range management. Recipients must be full-time students with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Incoming students must have a minimum ACT of 24 or minimum of 1100 SAT (math and verbal). Recipients must also submit a completed Financial Aid Form for consideration.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
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. 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
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.
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
E.R. & Sammye Henningsen Scholarship in Geology/Earth Science
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a geology or earth science major. The recipient must maintain a 2.0 overall GPA and a 3.0 GPA in science. The committee will also consider academic performance, extra curricular activities, and financial need.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Chemistry and Geo Science Department
Edwin & Welda C. Dorsey Academic 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 chemistry major. The recipient must be classified as a junior or senior and demonstrate a need for financial assistance in order to be able to pursue his or her collegiate studies. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Chemistry/Geo Sciences Department
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
Emma Mae & Evelyn A. Garrett Endowed Scholarship in Human Sciences
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving student majoring in human sciences who shows need of financial assistance.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Human Sciences Department
Ethel Lewallen 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 majoring in art with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarship can be renewed for a maximum of five years. All applicants must complete the Financial Aid Form (FAFSA) to be considered for the scholarship.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Evans Family Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The recipient shall be a deserving full-time student, with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 and demonstrated financial need but not be PELL eligible.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Evelyn Wisdom Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students majoring in history demonstrating financial need. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA, be a U.S. citizen and resident of the state of Texas. The recipient must also be a graduate of a Texas High School.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Social Sciences
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.
Gladys Hale Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a human sciences major demonstrating financial need.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Grace Lyon/Dr. Pepper Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: Freshmen recipients must major in the College of Business Administration, show financial need, and demonstrate personal goals related to a business major. Community college transfer recipients must transfer more than 24 semester credit hours, show financial need, and demonstrate personal goals related to a business major. Upper division TSU student recipients must have completed 60 or more semester credit hours (minimum of 30 at TSU), demonstrate why deserving of scholarship and how educational goals relate to career objectives.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Business Administration
Guy Andrews 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, undergraduate student majoring in agriculture who is a Texas resident. The recipient must also have 30 or more credit hours at Tarleton, demonstrate financial need and be a graduate of a class 1A or equivalent high school.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
H.H. Hassler Memorial Equine Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student at Tarleton pursuing a degree in agriculture with an emphasis in horse production and management. The recipient must also show academic performance, be active in extra curricular activities and must express financial need.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Animal Sciences
International Piano Major Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time international student majoring in Piano who has demonstrated financial assistance in order to pursue his or her collegiate studies.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Fine Arts
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
Jay R. McDanel Education Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a deserving full-time junior, senior, or graduate student, showing interest in teaching science or math. The recipient must maintain 3.0 GPA, demonstrate high character, financial need, and commitment to the teaching profession.
Selection
Process:
Secondary education faculty members of TSU Education Department and head of department
John & Lillie May Farley Endowed Scholarship in Arts & Sciences
Amount: varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student majoring in the College of Science & Technology based on academic performance and financial need. The recipient must be a Texas resident.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Science and Technology
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
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
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
Joy Terry Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given students taking and passing a second semester freshman chemistry course through a senior level chemistry course. Recipients must show financial need and show interest in chemistry although not necessary to major in the field.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Chemistry and Geosciences Department
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
JW and AE Bright Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students who, with their parent(s) are residents of Runnels County. Recipients must show financial need and major in agriculture, education or music. Recipients must also graduate in the upper quartile of their high school class and maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or above for all college work attempted. If no eligible applicant from Runnels County then students from the following counties can be considered: Taylor, Coleman, Concho, Tom Green, Coke, or Nolan County. The J.W. & A.E. Bright Endowed Scholarship was established by Frances Allen in 1971 in memory of her parents.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Larry Janca Kahlbau Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a business administration major with financial need.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Lawrence Ray Wand
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: The recipient shall be a full-time student majoring in Criminal Justice, demonstrating financial need, with high ethical standards maintaining at least a 2.0 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Lee Edwin Terry Scholarship 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 majoring in human sciences at Tarleton State University. Recipients must maintain a 2.8 or higher overall GPA and 3.0 or higher GPA in human sciences.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
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
Lee Wayne Wheeler 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 with demonstrated financial need but isn't PELL eligible. Preference will be given to a student who hasn't received other scholarship funding.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University
Lone Star Beefmaster Cattlewomen Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Maximum $2,000 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 agriculture who are Texas residents and permanent U.S. citizens. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students with a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrating financial need, showing leadership potential, high moral character and good personality. Recipients must also show the potential for success in business or professional life.
Selection
Process:
Representatives from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
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
Lucille W. Whisenand Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to worthy students with financial need and teacher education as the preferred major. Recipients must have average to better than average grades.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
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
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
Otho & Ellen Phillips Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to full-time students majoring in a field of agriculture with preference given to students whose parents are non-college degree holders. Recipients must be a permanent U.S. citizens, demonstrate financial need, have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75 and have completed 30 semester hours at TSU. Recipients should be from Comanche, Brown & contiguous counties within the north-central part of Texas. Contiguous counties include: Erath, Bosque, Eastland, Hamilton, Mills, Coleman, San Saba, McCullouch, and Callahan Counties.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
Patricia Egdorf Nursing Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in nursing based on academics, need and service to school, fellow students and community. Recipients must be fourth semester nursing students with sophomore or above status demonstrating financial need. Recipients must be envisioned as "givers". This scholarship is awarded near the end of NURS 2306 or the beginning of NURS 2406.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Nursing Department
Patty Smith 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 of junior or senior classification majoring in accounting with at least 9 hours of accounting coursework completed at TSU. The recipient must be a Texas resident, have a GPA of at least 3.2 in courses in the major field of accounting and show financial need.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
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
Paul Pair Endowed Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student majoring in computer information systems (CIS). The recipient must have completed at least 12 hours in CIS courses if an undergraduate student or 6 hours in CIS if a graduate student. Academics will be considered first, participation in departmental activities second, and financial need third.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the CIS Department
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
R.L. & Mattie Tate Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduate of an Erath County High School graduate showing financial need and majoring in agriculture or education.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
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
Rennie & Hugley Memorial Scholarship in Nursing
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in nursing. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Nursing Department
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 L. Thompson Endowed Scholarship
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to needy, full-time students majoring in agriculture or music. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Committees from the Colleges of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Richard T. Shigley 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 criminal justice who demonstrate financial need and have a 3.2 overall GPA with a 3.5 GPA in criminal justice.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University 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
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
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
Sonny Goodman Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time student with a 2.5 GPA, majoring in business and demonstrating financial need.
Selection
Process:
Springfield Family Scholarship in Criminal Justice
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in criminal justice. Recipients must have junior or above classification status, a minimum 3.0 GPA, a 3.25 GPA in the area of criminal justice, completed a minimum of 12 hours in criminal justice courses, demonstrate financial need, exhibit leadership qualities, and a desire to participate in university activities.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Criminal Justice, Social Work and Sociology
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.
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
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
Sue Baker Memorial Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a female student majoring in physical education (kinesiology), active in women’s athletics (preferably basketball), or active in P.E. organizations, intramurals, committees, etc. The recipient must have completed 15 semester hours, maintain full-time student status, show financial need, and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the College of Education (Department of Kinesiology)
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
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 students based on financial need, demographics, personal qualities, and academic achievement.
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
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 students based on financial need, demographics, specific personal qualities, and academic achievements.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee and Alumni Relations
Tarleton Greater Texas Foundation Freshman Immersion in Mathematics or ScienceTeaching Endowment
Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a full-time Tarleton student who plans to seek certification in math or science, demonstrates financial need and has a 3.0 overall GPA.
Selection
Process:
The Dean of the College of Science & Technology and the Dean of the College of Education
Texas Association of Agricultural Consultants
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 a crop science, entomology, or integrated pest management major with a demonstrated interest in production agriculture. The recipient must have junior or senior level status, demonstrate financial need, be a Texas resident, and maintain a 2.75 overall GPA..
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Thormann Endowed Scholarship in Nursing
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student majoring in nursing who demonstrates financial need. First priority will be given to LVNs; however, if there are no LVNs in the Nursing Program second priority will be given to students from Erath or Hood Counties. Scholarship award will be based on total personality, financial need, academic successes, and genuine desire to help his/her fellow man.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Nursing Department
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
Vance & Violet Terrell Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a student a pursuing a degree in nursing with financial need and good academic performance.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Nursing Department
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.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
Walter and Sara George Endowed
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to a graduating senior of a Coleman County High School who is majoring in education with a goal to pursue a career in teaching. The recipient must show financial need, be involved in extracurricular activities, and have satisfactory academic grades. If there is not a graduating senior enrolling at Tarleton State University who meets the criteria, a Coleman County student who meets the criteria who is currently enrolled may be awarded the scholarship.
Selection
Process:
Tarleton State University Committee
Willie L. & Eve K. Tate Endowment Fund Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 15th (fall/academic year) or December 1st (spring) - priority deadlines
Criteria: This scholarship will be given to students majoring in agriculture with teacher certification, fine arts with certification or education. Recipients must show financial need, maintain full-time student status or 6 semester hours for non-traditional students, and maintain a 2.75 GPA. High school graduates must meet requirements for “regular” admissions and demonstrate scholastic ability.
Selection
Process:
Committee from the Department of Fine Arts, the College of Education and the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
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: