Scholarships

scholarships

Scholarships Available from SHSU Department of Agricultural Sciences & Engineering Technology

The department is pleased to have available the scholarships listed below. Scholarships are one-time awards and are not automatically renewable (Exceptions: Ann T. and Charles T. Mallery Endowed Scholarship; San Antonio Livestock Exposition Scholarship). A student may reapply in subsequent years if eligibility requirements are met. Students MUST be registered for six or more agricultural science hours each semester or forfeit the scholarship for that semester.

The ScholarX program must be used to apply for departmental scholarships. The program enables you to apply for all scholarships for which you are eligible, including those outside the Department of Agricultural Sciences & Engineering Technology. The deadline for departmental scholarships is February 1; non-departmental scholarship deadlines vary. The following link will redirect you to the ScholarX program:

https://samweb.shsu.edu/schx01wp

 

Agricultural Science Scholarships

Arthur Lynn Talk, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship: At least $1000; number of awards varies annually; major in field of agriculture; character and financial need will be considered.

Ann Crump and Charles T. Mallery Endowed Scholarship: $1000-$2000/year; at least one award annually to full-time entering freshman; major in Agribusiness. Academic performance in high school, demonstrated financial need; demonstrated involvement in extracurricular activities and community service; natural born citizen of the United States; must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA for renewal in subsequent years.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Endowed Scholarship: $1000-$2000; awarded to incoming freshmen, junior college transfer students, and currently enrolled undergraduate agriculture majors (number of awards may vary); minimum 2.75 GPA; major in field of agriculture; permanent citizens of the United States.

San Antonio Livestock Exposition Scholarship: $10,000/four years; three awards given annually; awarded to full-time entering freshmen only; major in field of agriculture; enrollment in minimum of 12 credit hours per semester; must maintain minimum 3.0 GPA for renewal; Texas residents only. Must comply with S.A.L.E. requirements.

James Marcus Smith Trust Scholarship: $1000; at least one award annually; animal science major; full-time undergraduate students; selection based on academic record (minimum 2.75 GPA), extra-curricular activities, leadership, and demonstrated financial need.

Wilson-Warner Endowed Scholarship: Amount is approximately $13,000 and based on actual cost to attend the university; at least one award annually; major in field of agriculture; sophomore, junior, or senior standing; selection criteria based on academic record (minimum 3.5 GPA), extra-curricular activities, and leadership.

Willie Frank and Virginia Hall Trust Scholarship: Amount varies; two equal awards annually; major in field of agriculture with consideration given to students seeking teacher certification; minimum 2.50 GPA; may not be receiving any Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo scholarship, including Go-Texan; must have graduated in upper one-half of high school class; other selection criteria same as previous scholarship.

Dean and Mrs. W.E. Lowry Scholarship Award: Amount varies; at least one award annually; must have completed two semesters at SHSU, be active in Collegiate FFA, and possess good character and scholarship; other criteria same as previous scholarships.

Seitz Gift Fruit/Golden Valley Farms Scholarship: $250; two awards annually (one award to senior prior to student teaching, one award to senior during student teaching block); major in field of agriculture and seeking teacher certification; minimum 2.5 GPA.

Letts-Hopper Endowed Scholarship: Amount varies; one award annually; must be junior or senior at SHSU; major in field of agriculture; selection on basis of character, academic achievement and financial need.

Clemon and Carolyn Montgomery Endowed Scholarship: Amount varies; one award annually; major in field of agriculture; minimum 2.75 GPA; demonstrated financial need.

Preston Leo Reeder Endowed Scholarship: Amount varies; one award annually; major in field of agriculture; minimum 3.0 GPA; preference to students from Fannin County, TX; selection based on demonstrated financial need.

Southwest Meat Suppliers Association Scholarship: $500; one award annually; major in field of agriculture with interest in career in the meat industry.

Edgar A. and Carolyn L. Reeves Family Endowment Scholarship: At least $1000; at least one award annually; full-time sophomore, junior or senior at SHSU; major in field of agriculture; minimum 3.0 GPA; demonstrated financial need.

Ducks Unlimited of Huntsville Scholarship: At least $1000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of agriculture or biology with minor in wildlife ecology; minimum GPA of 2.75.

Capital Farm Credit Scholarship: $1000; one to five awards annually; major in agricultural business; minimum GPA of 2.75 (returning and transfer students); minimum SAT of 900 or ACT score of 19, and rank in top 50% of graduating class (entering freshmen students); demonstrated financial need and leadership.

McCaffety Electric Company, Inc. Agricultural and Industrial Sciences Endowment Fund Scholarship: At least $1000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of agricultural or industrial sciences; minimum GPA of 2.0; financial need considered but not a determining factor.

Danny and Cindy Pierce Family Endowment Scholarship Fund: At least $1000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in agricultural business; minimum GPA of 2.5; financial need considered but not a determining factor.

Ruth and J. A. Chandler Endowment Fund Scholarship: At least $1000; at least one award every third year; full-time junior or senior student at SHSU; major in field of agriculture with intent to receive teacher certification; minimum GPA of 2.5; financial need considered but not a determining factor.

Billy Harrell Endowment Fund Scholarship: At least $1000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in agricultural mechanization; minimum GPA of 2.75.

Richard “Dick” Wallrath Scholarship: $2000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at SHSU; major in any discipline, be accepted into the Ranch Horse Program at SHSU, and comply with eligibility requirements of the Collegiate Stock Horse of Texas Association; minimum GPA of 2.50; application deadline is July 1.

Joe Glenn Burleson Agribusiness Endowment Fund Scholarship: Amount varies (not to exceed approximately $13,000 and based on actual cost to attend the university); four awards annually of equal value; full-time undergraduate student in good standing at SHSU; major in agribusiness; graduate of Baytown Robert E. Lee High School entering as a freshman, or graduate or transfer student from Lee College in Baytown, Texas (or meets all other qualifications if no qualified candidates meet Baytown-related criteria); minimum overall GPA of 3.00; demonstrated financial need; high performing high school student with demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service; natural born citizen of the United States.

SHSU Agriculture Alumni Association Scholarship: $1000; one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of agriculture; minimum GPA of 2.75.

Dale Brown Scholarship: $1000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of agriculture; minimum GPA of 2.75.

Glyn and Martha Gilliam Scholarship Endowment Fund: $4,000/4 years; two awards; full-time undergraduate student in good standing at SHSU; one award to a student majoring in agricultural business, and one award to a student obtaining teaching certification in agriculture; minimum GPA of 2.5; demonstrated financial need; demonstrated financial need; must meet selection criteria to be awarded funds in years following initial award.

College Farm Boys Scholarship: $1000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of agriculture; minimum GPA of 2.50; financial need considered but not a determining factor; preference given to students living and working at Gibbs Ranch. 

Allen and Joan Triplett Agricultural Sciences Endowment Scholarship: At least $1000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate or graduate student at SHSU; major in field of agriculture; minimum GPA of 2.75 (undergraduate) or 3.00 (graduate); U.S. citizen; good moral character with Christian beliefs; preference to orticulture/ crop science majors (undergraduate).

Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo: $8000/four years; awarded to full-time entering freshmen only; major in field of agriculture; enrollment in minimum of 12 credit hours per semester; must maintain minimum 3.0 GPA for renewal; Texas residents only; must comply with S.T.L.S.R. requirements.

G. H. Morrison Endowment Scholarship: Amount varies; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of agriculture; good character.

Homer and Vera Rawlinson Scholarship: Amount varies; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of agriculture; minimum GPA of 2.50.

Dr. Herb Schumann Leadership Endowed Scholarship: Amount varies; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of agriculture with minor in secondary education; must be student teaching at time scholarship is awarded; demonstrated financial need; completed at least two full semesters at SHSU; previously assisted in conducting leadership development events (LDEs) as a student in an agricultural education-based course at SHSU; student teacher member of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas (VATAT); minimum GPA of 2.50.

San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. Scholarship (Equine Undergraduate): $2,000; five awards annually; awarded to full-time entering freshmen only; minor in equine science; citizen of the United States; resident of Texas; minimum 2.0 GPA.

San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. Scholarship (Equine Graduate): $15,000/two years; one award annually; awarded to full-time graduate student; pursuing course of study in equine science; citizen of the United States; resident of Texas; minimum 2.0 GPA.

CONTACT:  Dr. Dwayne Pavelock, Department of Agricultural Sciences & Engineering Technology, PO Box 2088, Huntsville, TX 77341; (936) 294-1186; agr_dxp@shsu.edu

 

Industrial Technology Scholarships

Stephen V. Randel Scholarship: Amount varies; at least one award annually; major in any discipline within the Industrial Technology Program; presently enrolled student with minimum 2.5 GPA or entering freshman; good character.

Dale Benke Scholarship Award: Amount varies; at least one award annually; major in Industrial Education or Technology; entering freshman having graduate in top 25% of high school class and active in high school Industrial, Technology, Photography, or equivalent club, or returning undergraduate student having demonstrated academic and leadership success, financial need, and active participation in Industrial, Technology, Photography, or equivalent club/organization; awarded to outstanding Sam Houston students majoring in Technology. Awards are based on student needs, contributions to SHSU, the Technology Program, and participation in technology-related student clubs/organizations.

Myron A. Balcom Industrial Technology Scholarship: Amount varies; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student in good standing at SHSU; major in Industrial Technology; minimum 3.0 GPA; financial need considered but not a determining factor.

SpawGlass Bearkat Endowed Scholarship: At least $1000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student in good standing at SHSU; major in Industrial Technology with emphasis in Construction Management; minimum 2.5 GPA; involvement in extracurricular activities.

Greater Houston Builders Association Scholarship: $1200; one award annually; undergraduate student in good standing at SHSU; major in Construction Management; demonstrated financial need.

McCaffety Electric Company, Inc. Agricultural and Industrial Sciences Endowment Fund Scholarship: Amount varies; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of agricultural or industrial sciences; minimum GPA of 2.0; financial need considered but not a determining factor.

Thomas J. and Patsy P. Frank Industrial Technology Scholarship Endowment: Amount varies; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student at SHSU; major in field of industrial technology; working towards career in teaching industrial technology; demonstrate financial need;  minimum GPA of 3.00.

Anslow Bryant Construction Endowed Scholarship: $1000; one award annually; full-time undergraduate or graduate student at SHSU; major in field of industrial technology with preference for Construction Management major; minimum GPA of 2.50

CONTACT:  Dr. Stanley Kelley, Department of Agricultural & Industrial Sciences, PO Box 2088, Huntsville, TX 77341; (936) 294-1189; sfkelley@shsu.edu

 

SHSU Rodeo Scholarships

The following scholarships require a Sam Houston Rodeo Team Scholarship Application. The application deadline is July 1. Rodeo scholarships are one-time awards and not automatically renewable. Many rodeo scholarships are skills and performance based.

SHSU Rodeo Team Scholarship: Over $100,000 awarded annually to rodeo athletes with high school and/or college rodeo success; number and amount of scholarships vary.

Texas Best Rodeo Program Endowed Scholarship: $1500; at least one award annually; full-time student in good standing at SHSU; major in any discipline; acceptance into SHSU Rodeo program and meet NIRA eligibility; demonstrate financial need; minimum 2.25 GPA.

Tommy Castenson Memorial Scholarship: at least $1000; at least one award annually; full-time student; major in any discipline; acceptance into SHSU Rodeo program and meet NIRA eligibility; minimum 2.0 GPA.

Wes Neyland Memorial Endowed Rodeo Scholarship: $500; one award annually; minimum 2.25 GPA; major in field of agricultural sciences; competitor in the sport of college rodeo.

Byrd Family and Friends of SHSU Rodeo Scholarship: at least $1000; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate student; major in any discipline; acceptance into SHSU Rodeo program and meet NIRA eligibility; minimum 2.0 GPA.

Copenhagen/Skoal – U. S. Tobacco Scholarship: $500-5000; number of awards varies annually; acceptance into SHSU Rodeo program and meet NIRA eligibility.

Sonny Sikes Rodeo and the Sikes Family Endowed Scholarship: Amount varies; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate or graduate student; major in any discipline; acceptance into SHSU Rodeo program and meet NIRA eligibility; minimum 2.0 GPA.

CONTACT:  Mr. Edward “Bubba” Miller, Department of Agricultural & Industrial Sciences, PO Box 2088, Huntsville, TX 77341; (936) 294-3867; elm014@shsu.edu


Sam Houston State Logo

Sam Houston State University | Huntsville, Texas 77341 | (936) 294-1111 | (866)BEARKAT Member TSUS
© Copyright Sam Houston State University | All rights reserved. | Contact Web Editor