Division of Academic Affairs

DIVISION OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

 


 

The following scholarships are awarded in the spring, through the Division of Academic Affairs, for the next academic year. Scholarship application priority date: November 1st. Recipient selections through February.

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Available to Freshman:

 

Academic Affairs Generations Scholarship

Amato Brothers Scholarship

Arleigh B. Templeton Endowed Scholarship

Baptist Women's Cecil M. & Dorothy Ann Dixon Jones Endowed Scholarship

Barachel Student Scholarship

Belle Clayton Atkeisson Scholarship

Beeson Scholarship

Bentwater® Scholarship

Bruce/Hillgeist Endowment Scholarship

Claude H. and Alice M. Townsend Foundation Scholarship

Dan Rather and Jean Rather Endowed Scholarship

Della McKenzie Blackmon Memorial Scholarship

Dorothy Cowart Roberson Memorial Scholarship

Ed Sandhop Endowed Scholarship for Veterans

Enrollment Management Generations Scholarship

Facilities Management Family Scholarship

Fannie Robinson Tyson Endowed Scholarship

Fitz Family Endowed Scholarship

Former Foster Youth Scholarship

Glenda Dawson Educational Endowed Scholarship

Greater Texas Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Harmon Lowman Endowed Scholarship

Herrington Veterans Scholarship

H.H. "Tubby" and Nuna Sandel Endowed Scholarship

Houston and Robbie McCarley Community Service Endowed Scholarship

Huntsville Lion's Club Endowed Scholarship

Huntsville Study Club Scholarship

J. B. and Kathryn Sallas Charitable Foundation Scholarship

James W. Walstead Memorial Scholarship

Jesse Newell & Thomas Sears Montgomery Endowed Scholarship

John C. and Wilma McAdams Memorial Scholarship

Juanita Brown Threadgill Memorial Scholarship

Judge & Mrs. James A. Elkins Endowed Scholarship

L. B. and Ragna Lynn Billingsley Scholarship

Loretta J. Hankins Endowed Scholarship

Minnie Jane Threadgill Heins Scholarship

President's Endowed Scholarships

Bobby Kees & Colleen Ann Marks

Mary Bush Smither Endowment

Nathan Scott Preschke Memorial Scholarship

Pauline Butler Aker

Thomas Clifton Gibbs & Jamesetta Hunt

Raven/Kappa Alpha Endowed Scholarship

Robyn Leigh Barrum Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Rosser Family Endowed Scholarship

Sweet Carpenter Presidential Endowed Scholarship

The Undergraduate Academic Achievement Scholarship

Tomlinson-Ledbetter Scholarship

University Scholars Scholarship

Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship

Jim Stevens Information Technology Endowed Scholarship

John P. Hughes Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Oak Wood Lodge 1444, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Scholarship

Leo Stringer Memorial Scholarship

Demarquin "Moochie" Holmes Memorial Scholarship

John C. and Nany Whittman Otto '70 Endowed Scholarship

James Edward "Cricket" Gregory, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Dr. John Holcombe Endowed Scholarship

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Available to Sophomores:

 

Academic Affairs Generations Scholarship

African American Friends of SHSU Endowed Scholarship

Amato Brothers Scholarship

Arleigh B. Templeton Endowed Scholarship

Baptist Women's Cecil M. & Dorothy Ann Dixon Jones Endowed Scholarship

Barachel Student Scholarship

Beeson Scholarship

Bentwater® Scholarship

Bruce/Hillgeist Endowment Scholarship

Charles Egbert Henry & Mary Farrington Henry President's Endowed Scholarship

Charles W. Jones, Jr. Community Service Scholarship

Clay and Margaret B. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Command Sergeant Major Al Habelman Memorial Scholarship

Dan Rather/Horatio Alger Endowed Scholarship

Dorothy Cowart Roberson Memorial Scholarship

Ed Sandhop Endowed Scholarship for Veterans

Enrollment Management Generations Scholarship

Ernestine LeTarde Carroll and Ouida Carroll Endowed Scholarship

Facilities Management Family Scholarship

Fitz Family Endowed Scholarship

Former Foster Youth Scholarship

Glenda Dawson Educational Endowed Scholarship

Herrington Veteran Scholarship

Houston and Robbie McCarley Community Service Endowed Scholarship

International Cultural Exchange COBA Scholarship

J. B. and Kathryn Sallas Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones Scholarship

Jesse Newell and Thomas Sears Montgomery Endowed Scholarship

Jim Stevens Information Technology Endowed Scholarship

John A. Elmore, Jr. Scholarship

John C. and Wilma McAdams Memorial Scholarship

John W. Sponberg Memorial Scholarship

Juanita Brown Threadgill Memorial Scholarship

L. B. and Ragna Lynn Billingsley Scholarship

Loretta J. Hankins Endowed Scholarship

McDonald's/Dan Leasure Endowed Scholarship

Mildred Reed Hancock Endowed Scholarship

Nathan Scott Preschke Memorial Scholarship

President's Endowed Scholarship

Raven/Kappa Alpha Endowed Scholarship

Robyn Leigh Barrum Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Scott A. Bickel Endowed Scholarship

Senior class Legacy Scholarship

State Farm Friends of Sam Houston State Univ. Endowed Scholarship

The Undergraduate Academic Achievement Scholarship

Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship

Drs. Wilfred and Bobbie Dietrich Endowed Scholarship

The Walker County Area Alumi and Friends Club Endowed Scholarship

John P. Hughes Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Oak Wood Lodge 1444, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Scholarship

Leo Stringer Memorial Scholarship

Thaddaecus Ashton Morgan Peterson "TAMP" Memorial Scholarship

Demarquin "Moochie" Holmes Memorial Scholarship

John C. and Nany Whittman Otto '70 Endowed Scholarship

James Edward "Cricket" Gregory, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Dr. John Holcombe Endowed Scholarship

 

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Available to Juniors and Seniors:

Academic Affairs Generations Scholarship

African American Friends of SHSU Endowed Scholarship

Amato Brothers Scholarship

Arleigh B. Templeton Endowed Scholarship

Anna Pennybacker Memorial Endowment

Arthur Beverly & Mary Alice Mays Scholarship

Baptist Women's Cecil M. & Dorothy Ann Dixon Jones Endowed Scholarship

Barachel Student Scholarship

Beeson Scholarship

Bentwater® Scholarship

Bruce/Hillgeist Endowment Scholarship

Charles W. Jones, Jr. Community Service Scholarship

Clay and Margaret B. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Command Sergeant Major Al Habelman Memorial Scholarship

Dan Rather/Horatio Alger Endowed Scholarship

Dorothy Cowart Roberson Memorial Scholarship

Ed Sandhop Endowed Scholarship for Veterans

Enrollment Management Generations Scholarship

Ernestine LeTarde Carroll and Ouida Carroll Endowed Scholarship

Facilities Management Family Scholarship

Fitz Family Endowed Scholarship

Former Foster Youth Scholarship

Herrington Veteran Scholarship

Glenda Dawson Educational Endowed Scholarship

Houston and Robbie McCarley Community Service Endowed Scholarship

International Cultural Exchange COBA Scholarship

James F. and Nancy P. Gaertner Presidential Endowed Scholarship

J. B. and Kathryn Sallas Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones Scholarship

Jesse Newell and Thomas Sears Montgomery Endowed Scholarship

Jim Stevens Information Technology Endowed Scholarship

John A. Elmore, Jr. Scholarship

John C. and Wilma McAdams Memorial Scholarship

John W. Sponberg Memorial Scholarship

Juanita Brown Threadgill Memorial Scholarship

L. B. and Ragna Lynn Billingsley Scholarship

Loretta J. Hankins Endowed Scholarship

McDonald's/Dan Leasure Endowed Scholarship

M. C. Sutton Scholarship

Mildred Reed Hancock Endowed Scholarship

Myrtle Hurley Franklin Endowed Scholarship

Nathan Scott Preschke Memorial Scholarship

President's Endowed Scholarship

Raven/Kappa Alpha Endowed Scholarship

Robyn Leigh Barrum Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Ruth and J.A. Chandler Endowed Scholarship

Scott A. Bickel Endowed Scholarship

Senior Class Legacy Scholarship

State Farm Friends of Sam Houston State Univ. Endowed Scholarship

The Undergraduate Academic Achievement Scholarship

Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship

Drs. Wilfred and Bobbie Dietrich Endowed Scholarship

The Reba Bock Fellows Experience

John P. Hughes Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Oak Wood Lodge 1444, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Scholarship

Leo Stringer Memorial Scholarship

Thaddaecus Ashton Morgan Peterson "TAMP" Memorial Scholarship

Farm Credit Bank Scholarship

Emmett Solomon Endowed Internship Scholarship

Demarquin "Moochie" Holmes Memorial Scholarship

Controller's Office Scholarship

John C. and Nany Whittman Otto '70 Endowed Scholarship

James Edward "Cricket" Gregory, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Dr. John Holcombe Endowed Scholarship

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Available to Graduate Students:

 

Arleigh B. Templeton Endowed Scholarship

Bentwater® Scholarship

Command Sergeant Major Al Habelman Memorial Scholarship

Ed Sandhop Endowed Scholarship for Veterans

The Graduate Academic Achievement Scholarship

J. B. and Kathryn Sallas Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Jim Stevens Information Technology Endowed Scholarship

Juanita Brown Threadgill Endowed Scholarship

Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship

Amato Brothers Scholarship

Glenda Dawson Educational Endowed Scholarship

Houston and Robbie McCarley Community Service Endowed Scholarship

Pollard Family Endowed Scholarship

The Reba Bock Fellows Experience

John P. Hughes Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Thaddaecus Ashton Morgan Peterson "TAMP" Memorial Scholarship

Demarquin "Moochie" Holmes Memorial Scholarship

Facilities Management Family Scholarship

Controller's Office Scholarship

Dr. John Holcombe Endowed Scholarship

 

Available to Transfer Students:

 

Amato Brothers Scholarship

Bentwater® Scholarship

Bruce/Hillgeist Endowment Scholarship

Senior Class Legacy Scholarship

The Undergraduate Academic Achievement Scholarship

Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship

John P. Hughes Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Leo Stringer Memorial Scholarship

Demarquin "Moochie" Holmes Memorial Scholarship

Dr. John Holcombe Endowed Scholarship

 

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  PRESIDENT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS 

  1. CHARLES EGBERT HENRY & MARY FARRINGTON HENRY PRESIDENT'S ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per semester awarded to a sophomore pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree as an English major. Recipient must have an overall GPA during the preceding academic year of 3.0 and a minimum of 3.3 in English. Continuation of the scholarship for two additional years is contingent upon the recipient maintaining each semester the GPA criteria of the scholarship.
  2. THOMAS CLIFTON GIBBS & JAMESETTE HUNT PRESIDENT'S ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per semester for eight consecutive regular semesters while pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree as a business major. Recipient must: be in the upper 10 percent of their high school graduating class; score not less than 1340 (critical reading + math) on the SAT I or 30 on the ACT; and be classified as a beginning freshman.
  3. MARY BUSH SMITHER PRESIDENT'S ENDOWMENT: $1000 per semester.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and majoring in any discipline; be in the upper 10 percent of their high school graduating class and score not less than 1340 (critical reading and math) on the SAT I or 30 on the ACT; and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.00.  
  4. PAULINE BUTLER AKER PRESIDENT'S ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per semester for eight consecutive regular semesters while pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree. Recipients may major in any discipline, but must: be in the upper 10 percent of their high school class; score not less than 1340 (critical reading +math) on the SAT I or 30 on the ACT; and be classified as a beginning freshman.
  5. BOBBY KEES & COLLEEN ANN MARKS PRESIDENTIAL ENDOWMENT FUND: $1000 per semester for eight consecutive regular semesters while pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree. The recipient must be an incoming freshman majoring in any discipline, but must: graduate in the upper ten percent of his/her high school graduating class; have an ACT score of not less than 30 or an SAT score of not less than 1340 (critical reading + math); maintain an overall GPA of 3.25; and be enrolled full-time and in good standing.
  6. JAMES F. AND NANCY P. GAERTNER PRESIDENTIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student classified as a junior, in good standing, and majoring in any discipline; be active in campus activities and have leadership potential. GPS of 3.25 is required. 

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ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
 

 

    1. UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIPS: $500 per semester for two semesters. Awarded to beginning freshmen. Recipients must be in the upper 20 percent of their high school graduating class and score not less than 1200 (critical reading + math) on the SAT I or 27 on the ACT.

 

 

The criteria for the following scholarships are the same as those for University Scholars Scholarships. Applicants who are not selected for a University Scholars Scholarship will also be considered for the scholarships listed below:
 

    1. BELLE CLAYTON ATKEISSON SCHOLARSHIP: $125 per semester, two consecutive semesters of the freshman year.
    2. DELLA MCKENZIE BLACKMON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $100 per semester, two consecutive semesters of the freshman year.
    3. MINNIE JANE THREADGILL HEINS SCHOLARSHIP: $250 per semester, two consecutive semesters of the freshman year.
    4. TOMLINSON-LEDBETTER SCHOLARSHIP: $300 per semester, eight consecutive semesters beginning with the freshman year.

 

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OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
 

  1. BAPTIST WOMEN'S CECIL M. & DOROTHY ANN DIXON JONES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount to be determined by the selection committee. Recipient must be a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Huntsville,TX; have applied for admission and been accepted, or be enrolled as a full-time student at SHSU, majoring in any discipline; maintain an overall GPA of 2.5. Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor in the selection process.
  2. ROBYN LEIGH BARRUM MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for two semesters of the freshman year. Recipients must: be a graduate of Huntsville High School who has applied for admission and been accepted as a full-time student at SHSU, majoring in any discipline; maintain not less than a 2.0 GPA; and demonstrate financial need.
  3. SCOTT A. BICKEL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 for one semester. Recipients must: be full/part-time students enrolled at SHSU; major in any discipline; and work as a correctional officer with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
  4. ERNESTINE LeTARDE CARROLL & OUIDA CARROLL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for two semesters following date of award. Recipients must: be enrolled at SHSU; major in english, history, speech, political science, sociology, or theatre and dance; and maintain not less than an overall 3.0 GPA.

     

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  5. JUDGE & MRS. JAMES A ELKINS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per semester for eight consecutive regular semesters while pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree. The recipient must be an incoming freshman majoring in any discipline, but must; graduate in the upper ten percent of his/her high school graduating class; have an ACT score of not less than 30 or an SAT score of not less than 1340 (critical reading + math); and be enrolled full-time and maintain an overall GPA of 3.25.
  6. JOHN A. ELMORE, JR., JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP: $250 per semester for two semesters. Recipient must: be a sophomore, junior, or senior; major in mass communications with an emphasis on journalism; and maintain not less than a 3.0 GPA.
  7. FANNIE ROBINSON TYSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $250.00 per semester for the next two semesters. Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student in good standing enrolled at SHSU, demonstrate financial need, have achieved an overall high school GPA of 3.0, maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 at SHSU and have graduated from Coldspring-Oakhurst High School in San Jacinto County, Texas.
  8. FITZ FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for the next two semesters following the date of the award. SHSU recipients must have not less than a 3.0 GPA. High school applicants must meet the same requirements as those for University Scholars; all applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  9. HUNTSVILLE LION'S CLUB ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a Huntsville High School senior who has been accepted and plans to attend SHSU, majoring in any discipline.
  10. CHARLES W. JONES, JR. COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP: $500 award to a student enrolled in good standing at SHSU, majoring in any discipline. Recipients must: demonstrate involvement in community service; demonstrate financial need; and maintain not less than an overall 2.5 GPA.
  11. JESSE H. JONES & MARY GIBBS JONES SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for two semesters following the award. Recipients must be sophomores, junior or seniors, majoring in liberal arts(economics, English, foreign language, geography, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, and speech communications) or graphic arts (art, studio art, animation art, multimedia, and photography) and maintain not less than a 3.0 GPA.
  12. HARMON LOWMAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for two semesters of the freshman year. Recipients must be in the upper 20 percent of their graduating class and score not less than 1200 (critical reading + math) on the SAT I or 27 on the ACT.
  13. ARTHUR BEVERLY AND MARY ALICE MAYS ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester, two semesters. Awarded to students who have attended SHSU for two consecutive academic years with an overall GPA of not less than 3.0 and be classified as a juniors or seniors.
  14. JESSE NEWELL & THOMAS SEARS MONTGOMERY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount of award is determined by accrued interest. Recipient must: demonstrate financial need; meet normal SHSU entrance requirement; and be enrolled as full-time student at SHSU; and maintain an overall GPA of not less than 2.5.

     

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  15. DAN RATHER/HORATIO ALGER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount of award is determined by accrued interest. Recipient must: be enrolled and in good standing at SHSU; major in any discipline; maintain an overall GPA of 3.0; submit an essay describing how student has overcome adversity; submit three letters of recommendation; and demonstrate financial need.
  16. JOHN W. SPONBERG JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP: $250 per semester for two semesters. Recipients must: be a sophomore; major in mass communications with an emphasis on journalism; and maintain not less than a 3.0 GPA.
  17. M.C. SUTTON SCHOLARSHIP: $500 award for the fall semester following date of award. Recipient must; be physically challenged; be a full-time student at SHSU; work toward a degree in any discipline; have completed at least 30 semester credit hours; and maintain not less than an overall GPA of 2.5.
  18. STATE FARM FRIENDS OF SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIV. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year.  Recipients must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing and majoring in any discipline; demonstrate strong financial need. GPA of 2.00 is required. 
  19. TEXAS PIONEER FOUNDATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year; Recipient must be a full or part-time (minimum of 6 hours per long semester) student majoring in any discipline and demonstrate financial aid; maintain an overall GPA of 2.00.
  20. CLAUDE H. & ALICE M. TOWNSEND FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: $625 per semester for two semesters to a beginning freshman. Recipients must: have been in the upper 20 percent of their high school graduating class; score not less than 1200 (critical reading + math) on the SAT I or 27 on the ACT; and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship may be renewed annually for three additional years, based upon availability of funds and not less than a 3.0 GPA at SHSU.
  21. BRUCE/HILLEGEIST ENDOWMENT FUND: $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing and majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required. 
  22. McDONALD'S/DAN LEASURE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: The amount of the scholarship varies per semester. Recipients must be a full time sophomore, junior or senior. Recipients with the following majors will be selected on a rotating schedule: dance, basketball and accounting. Selection preference will be given to a McDonald's employee, who is a full time SHSU sophomore, junior, or senior maintaining not less than an overall 3.0 GPA.
  23. JAMES W. WALSTEAD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $2500 per semester. Scholarship was established in memory of the donor's son, an SHSU graduate. Scholarship is to be awarded to a freshman student who has been a resident of the state of Texas for at least one year. This is a four-year award, continuation dependent upon maintaining a GPA of 3.25. The recipient must have a record of extracurricular activities and leadership (sports not to be overweighed when compared to other activities). The student must demonstrate financial need.

     

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  24. THE GRADUATE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP: A competitive scholarship awarded to graduate students whose academic accomplishments and university or community citizenship are excellent in every respect. This competitive scholarship is intended for a full time student enrolled as a resident, nonresident or a citizen of a country other than the United States of America, maintaining not less than a 3.50 GPA. The award amount is determined on the availability of funds - for summer semester only.
  25. THE UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP: Is a competitive scholarship awarded to entering freshmen, Sam Houston State University undergraduate and transfer students whose academic accomplishments and university or community citizenship are excellent in every respect. This competitive scholarship is intended for a full time student enrolled as a resident, nonresidents or a citizen of a country other than the United States of America, maintaining not less than a 3.25 GPA. The award amount is determined on the availability of funds.
  26. HUNTSVILLE STUDY CLUB: Scholarship amount will be determined annually according to endowment earnings. This scholarship will be awarded for two semesters of the freshman year to a female graduating senior from Huntsville High School majoring in any discipline. The recipient is required to be a full-time SHSU student maintaining a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants will need to submit a 250 word statement of life goals.
  27. HERRINGTON VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year. Scholarship awarded to a married undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University. Student must be a US Army veteran who has served in a foreign conflict at least 6 months and has an honorable discharge. Financial need is a consideration in the selection of a recipient, but not a determining factor. GPA of at least 2.8 is required.
  28. MILDRED REED HANCOCK ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year. Scholarship is available to full-time sophomore, junior or senior majoring in any discipline at SHSU. This scholarship was established to benefit persons who started college, but left to raise a family. Recipient must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of at least 2.5.
  29. JUANITA BROWN THREADGILL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $1,500 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline, have taken time between high school and starting college (minimum of six months) or be returning to college (after a minimum of six months out of college) to finish a degree or to get another degree.  Preference will be given to single parents.  Recipients will continue to receive this award for a second year as long as they are students at SHSU and continue to meet the selection criteria.  They must submit a one page essay on their future plans and how the scholarship has affected them.  Recipients may receive the scholarship for a third year if they write an essay demonstrating that they are under particular hardship and deserve to receive the scholarship another year.  GPA of 2.8 is required. 
  30. JIM STEVENS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:$1,000 per year. Recipient must be a part or full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student, majoring in any discipline and be employed by Computer Services Department for at least the last six months.  Financial need is a consideration.   GPA requirement is 2.80. 
  31. GREATER TEXAS FOUNDATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year. Recipient must be; an entering freshman student in good standing enrolled at SHSU majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial need; and must maintain an overall GPA of 2.8.
  32. ANNA PENNYBACKER MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT: Recipient must be: a full-time student junior or senior majoring in any discipline; demonstrate that they have had several months of travel and/or have studied at a recognized center of art or culture; and maintain an overall 2.5 GPA.
  33. H.H. "TUBBY" AND NUNA SANDEL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $2000 per semester. The recipient must: have graduated from a Walker County high school; be a full-time incoming freshman student enrolled at SHSU; majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial need; have a minimum SAT score of 1050 or a minimum ACT score of 23. The recipient must maintain at least an overall 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to students majoring in math or science, but is not limited to those majors.

     

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  34. VIVIAN REID MEHR SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester; Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at SHSU and majoring in any discipline; entering or returning to college after raising a family or planning a second career. 3.0 GPA requirement.
  35. AMATO BROTHERS SCHOLARSHIP: $3,000 per year; Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student, majoring in any discipline, demonstrate financial need, and exhibit commitment to continue and complete their education. The recipient must maintain not less than a 2.5 GPA in major and overall.
  36. DRS. WILFRED AND BOBBIE DIETRICH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year; Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student in good standing, majoring in English, speech communication, theatre or musical theatre; demonstrate a financial need. GPA requirement 3.0.
  37. RAVEN/KAPPA ALPHA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: The amount of the scholarship varies per semester. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students (minimum of 12 hours, first time or repeat hours), active member of Gamma Tau chapter of Kappa Alpha Order, in good standing with the university, the fraternity and the National Office of Kappa Alpha Order and of good character to reflect positively on the Chapter. GPA requirement is 3.0 in previous long semester.
  38. FACILITIES MANAGEMENT FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: $2000-$1000 per semester. Recipients must a full-time undergraduate or graduate, in good standing majoring in any discipline.  Must be a natural, step or adopted child or grandchild of a currently employed SHSU Facilities Management Employee or Facilites Management Retiree.  Recipients must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 with more consideration given to those applicants with the higher GPA. If recipient is an incoming freshman, the SAT or ACT score must meet or exceed the minimum required score ACT 24 or SAT 1090. In the event of multiple equal candidates, financial need will be considered.
  39. DAN RATHER AND JEAN RATHER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $3,000 per year.  Recipients must be incoming undergraduate, first-time freshman students majoring in any discipline, demonstrate financial need, have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.
  40. GLENDA DAWSON EDUCATIONAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student, majoring in any discipline.  Financial need is a consideration. 
  41. POLLARD FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be either full-time or part-time graduate or doctoral student majoring in any discipline within the Colleges of Education, Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, or Humanities & Social Sciences, demonstrate financial need, and present documentation of his or her exceptional teaching ability by having received an award for teaching.  Although it is not a requirement, it is the express desire that the recipient intends to return to teaching in a public or private school after obtaining his or her advanced degree.  GPA of 3.0 is required.
  42. ARLEIGH B. TEMPLETON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipients must be full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students majoring in any discipline within the College of Education.  Job Corps graduates have priority.  GPA of 3.50 is required. 
  43. RUTH AND J.A. CHANDLER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipients must be full-time junior or senior students in good standing and of good character enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in agriculture or elementary education or family and consumer science with the intent to receive teacher certification.  GPA of 2.50 is required.

     

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  44. HOUSTON AND ROBBIE McCARLEY COMMUNITY SERVICE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at SHSU, majoring in any discipline, have a minimum of 20 hours of documented community service within the last year and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.00 is required.
  45. INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL EXCHANGE COBA SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration; must have transferred from a college in the Lone Star College System; and must have been previously or currently affiliated with the International Cultural Exchange (ICx) as attested to by the representative of ICx.  GPA of 2.00 is required.  
  46. ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT GENERATIONS SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student, in good standing, enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline, be a (a) natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a currently employed staff member from the University's Enrollment Management Division; or (b) natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a retired staff member of the University's Enrollment Management Division, with a retirement date on or after December 31, 2007; demonstrate financial need by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and be employed full-time or part-time, and/or involved in community service, and be active in an on-campus organization.  GPA requirement is 2.50.
  47. SWEET CARPENTER PRESIDENTIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per semester.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and majoring in any discipline and be a graduate of a high school in Trinity Texas.  If, in any one year, there are no qualified applicants from a high school in Trinity Texas, the scholarship may be awarded to a qualified incoming freshman student from any high school in East Texas.  Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor.  This is a four-year award as long as the recipient continues to meet all of the selection criteria.  GPA of 3.00 is required.
  48. ACADEMIC AFFAIRS GENERATIONS SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline; be (a) a natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a currently employed staff member from the non-college Division of Academic Affairs or (b) a natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a retired staff member of the non-college Division of Academic Affairs, with a retirement date on or after December 31, 2008; demonstrate financial need by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); and be employed full-time or part-time, and/or involved in community service, and/or be active in an on-campus organization.  GPA of 2.50 is required.
  49. COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR AL HABELMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time or part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours) undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial need; be a participating member of the Collegiate Veterans Association; and must be a U.S. Military Veteran with an Honorable discharge.  GPA of 2.0 is required. 
  50. LORETTA J. HANKINS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing and majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required. 
  51. BEESON SCHOLARSHIP: $3,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing; majoring in industrial technology or majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration; and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required. 
  52. J. B. AND KATHRYN SALLAS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 minimum per year.  Recipient must be a full-time or part-time (minimum of 9 hours) undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline; be a graduate of a Houston County high school (Crockett, Lovelady, Latexo, Grapeland, or Kennard); and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.75 is required. 
  53. FORMER FOSTER YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time or part-time (minimum of 9 credit hours per semester) undergraduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline, demonstrate financial need, and must be a former foster youth, orphan, or ward of the state.  GPA of 2.50 is required. 
  54. BARACHEL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing and majoring in any discipline; be proficient in a second language; travel internationally for summer internship arranged by the Donor; attend monthly intern meetings; and prepare for an international assignment outside of the United States upon graduation. GPA of 2.50 is required.
  55. JOHN C. AND WILMA MCADAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing, majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial aid.  GPA of 2.00 is required. 
  56. CLAY AND MARGARET B. SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior majoring in any discipline and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.8 is required.
  57. ED SANDHOP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR VETERANS:  $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing; majoring in any discipline; be a veteran from one of the following United States services: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines; possess an Honorable Discharge of service; have served a tour of duty.  Applicants who have served a tour of duty but have been temporarily released from duty to complete the required education to become an officer through a service commissioned program may also be considered eligible.  GPA of 2.0 is required. 
  58. L.B. AND RAGNA LYNN BILLINGSLEY SCHOLARSHIP:  $2,500 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing; major or minor in any discipline; be a citizen of the United States; and be a resident of Texas.  GPA of 2.50 is required.
  59. BENTWATER® SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a current employee of Bentwater®, Bentwater® employee's spouse, legal dependent, child or grandchild; have a high school degree, be a full-time or part-time graduate or undergraduate student (incoming Freshmen and transfer students included) in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University or Lone Star College System majoring in any discipline; enrolled in a minimum of six hours per semester.  Co-curricular activities, work experience, community service, and financial needs in addition to scholastic record will be considered.  GPA of 2.50 required. 
  60. ROSSER FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $,3000 per year.  Recipient must be first-time incoming freshman in good standing; major in any discipline within the College of Business or the College of Education; be accepted to and maintain enrollment in the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College; have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of at least 3.40; have an SAT1 composite score of 1200 or above and/or an ACT composite of at least 27; or must have graduated in the top 10% of their high school class; maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 during both semesters of their freshman year and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.25 thereafter (sophomore, junior, senior years). 
  61. AFRICAN AMERICAN FRIENDS OF SHSU ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing; majoring in any discipline; be a sophomore or junior at the time they receive the award fund; be a resident of the State of Texas; and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. 
  62. DOROTHY COWART ROBERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time, undergraduate student in good standing majoring in any discipline; who must be a natural, step, adopted child or grandchild of a retired faculty or staff member of SHSU, with a retirement date on or after December 31, 2012; maintain a 2.5 GPA, have completed a Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with a score of between 5,000 and 10,000, be employed full-time or part-time, and/or be involved in community service, and/or be active in on-campus organizations.
  63. SENIOR CLASS LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student, including sophomore, junior or senior transfer students, in good standing, major in any discipline; overall GPA of 2.50 and demonstrate a financial need. 
  64. THE REBA BOCK FELLOWS EXPERIENCE: $1,000 minimum, to a full-time junior, senior or graduate student in good standing; majoring in any discipline, and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. For additional applicant information please contact the Director for the Center for Academic Community Engagement.
  65. THE WALKER COUNTY AREA ALUMNI AND FRIENDS CLUB ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Must be a full-time sophomore, have graduated from a Walker Country area (Walker, Trinity, Madison, or San Jacinto counties) high school, home schooled in one of these counties or earned a GED, completed their freshman year at SHSU, Major in any discipline, U.S. Citizen before entering SHSU as a freshman; demonstrate a financial need and maintain a GPA of 2.50.
  66. NATHAN SCOTT PRESCHKE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  Up to $16,500 per year.  Recipient must be a full time undergraduate student in good standing; majoring in any discipline; have graduated from Royal High School in Brookshire, TX; demonstrate a strong financial need and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.50.
  67. JOHN P. HUGHES MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student of any classification; majoring in any discipline; must demonstrate financial need; have had challenges in their life and overcome adversity; and maintain an overall GPA of 2.5.  *Overcoming adversities will take priority over financial need.*
  68. OAK WOOD LODGE 1444, ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS SCHOLARSHIP:  $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing; major in any discipline; maintain an overall GPA of 2.50; must have a living or deceased father, step father, grandfather, brother, or uncle who is a good standing member of the Freemasonry; recipients can be natural, adopted, or foster child of freemasonry member.
  69. LEO STRINGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full time undergraduate in good standing; have graduated from Jasper High School in Jasper, TX; preference given to first generation college students who are incoming freshmen or incoming transfer students; have a strong financial need; major in any discipline, with a preference given to those majoring in business, nursing biology, chemistry, or physics; maintain an overall GPA of 2.5.
  70. THADDAECUS ASHTON MORGAN PETERSON "TAMP" MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $1000 per year.  Recipient must be full-time sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student in good standing; majoring in any discipline; maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5; be an active member of Soul Lifters Gospel Choir; and be an active member in a church.
  71. FARM CREDIT BANK SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time junior or senior undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in accounting, agricultural business, business administration, business management, or finance; maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0; demonstrate unmet financial need; be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.
  72. EMMETT SOLOMON ENDOWED INTERNSHIP SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per semester.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum of 90 credit hours, in good standing; majoring in any discipline; have and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.25; and during the semester a recipient receiving this scholarship must be serving as an intern or engaged in a practicum in an organization actively utilizing restorative practices to mend broken relationships in an objective and non-prejudicial manner.  Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor.  This is a one-semester award.
  73. DEMARQUIN "MOOCHIE" HOLMES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student of any classification; be in good standing; major in any discipline; demonstrate financial need; and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.75.
  74. CONTROLLER'S OFFICE SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year; Recipient must be a full-time junior, senior, or graduate student in good standing; majoring in accounting and have and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5.  Preference will be given in the following order: (1) Children of employees or retirees from the Controller's Office (with a minimum of one year of service), including retirees from the Business Office and Administrative Accounting Office because they were merged to form the Controller's Office in 2009; (2) Grandchildren of employees or retirees from the Controller's Office including retirees from the Business Office and Administrative Accounting Office because they were merged to form the Controller's Office in 2009; and (3) Current student workers in the Controller's Office.
  75. JOHN C. AND NANY WHITTMAN OTTO '70 ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year; recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student, in good standing; majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial need; have and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or, if the recipient is an incoming freshman, have a minimum ACT score of 24 or a minimum SAT score of 1200; and be a graduate from a high school in Walker, Liberty, or San Jacinto County.
  76. JAMES EDWARD "CRICKET" GREGORY, JR. SCHOLARSHIP FUND:  $2,500 per year; recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing; have and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.50 or above; must demonstrate financial need; be employed as a student assistant working in the Newton Grisham Library; and demonstrate a strong work ethic.  Preference will be given to students that are pursuing a degree in education.  The scholarship committee will consult with the Director of Library Services to ascertain the work ethic of applicants.
  77. DR. JOHN HOLCOMBE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be in good standing, be a political science major or a poliitical science intern, and have a minimum overall GPA of 2.70 when the scholarship is awarded.
  78. MRTYLE HURLEY FRANKLIN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR TEACHERS: $1,000 per year; recipient must e a full-time undergraduate student in good standing; majoring in mathematics or science; be classified as a junior or senior; seeking educator certification and have been admitted into the educator preparation program; demonstrate financial need and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.00.

For further information: Contact the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office; 936-294-1774.  Scholarship application priority date: November 1st.  Recipient selections through February.  Scholarships4Kats Scholarship Application

 

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