The Special Graduate Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship from Sam Houston State University College of Humanities and Social Sciences. It is awarded to selected graduate students who have demonstrated an excellent academic record and community citizenship. To be considered for the CHSS Special Graduate Scholarship, a Sam Houston State University student must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student duringthe semester in which the scholarship is applied.

Minimum requirements:
  • Combined GRE (V+Q) score of at least 300* or,
  • GMAT score of 470 or,
  • Appropriate score on the Qualification Rubric (filled out by department).
  • Graduate GPA of a 3.7 or, if a graduate GPA has not been established, an undergraduate GPA of 3.5.

Download the Graduate Scholarship Application


CHSS Graduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines

Fall Semester
1st Wednesday in July
Spring Semester
November 11th
Summer Sessions
1st Wednesday in April