College of Arts and Science

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES

All applications are entered via the Scholar-X program.

Department of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering Technology
Department of Biological Sciences (Biology and Environmental Science)
Department of Chemistry
Department of Geography and Geology
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Computer Science
Department of Physics
Industrial Technology Program
Department of Nursing

 

 


 

  1. SPECIAL GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $1,500 per semester. To be considered for the Special Graduate Scholarship, a Sam Houston State University student must be enrolled as a full-time, on-campus graduate student in the College of Sciences. To be competitive for the Special Graduate Scholarship, it is recommended that applicants have a cumulative undergraduate/graduate GPA of at least 3.2 and have GRE Verbal and Quantitative %  below scores with a combined average of 50% or higher. The competitiveness of the applicant pool varies from semester to semester, so all interested student are encouraged to apply. An international student applying for this scholarship must have an established Sam Houston State University GPA or a formal transcript evaluation on file.  Nomination/Application Form is used ONLY for this scholarship award.  Application deadlines:  Fall Semester - April 1; Spring Semester - November 1.  For additional information, contact Tammy Gray, 936-294-1230.
  2. DR. SAM BARNES KAPLAN REVIEW SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,799.00 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing, enrolled at Sam Houston State University for at least 30 hours, majoring in any discipline, and be coded as pre-medical; maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.4, a minimum overall GPA in all science coursework of 3.4, and have no grade below a C in any prerequisite coursework.  Application deadline is October 15th.  For additional information email: MedicalPrograms@shsu.edu

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND 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; Glyn and Martha Gilliam; Star of Texas Livestock Show and Rodeo).  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 and Industrial Sciences.  the deadline for departmental scholarships is February 1; non-departmental scholarship deadlines vary.  The following link will redirect you to the ScholarX program:  ScholarX Application

Agricultural Science Scholarships

 

  1. ARTHUR LYNN TALK, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000/year, approximately five scholarships awarded, 2.75 GPA, major in a field of agriculture. Selection based on academic record, extra-curricular activities, and leadership.
  2. ANN CRUMP AND CHARLES T. MALLERY AGRIBUSINESS UNDERGRUATE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies annually, and recipient must have a 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be a full-time entering freshman student, majoring in Agribusiness, demonstrate financial need, be a high performing high school student with demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service, and be a natural born citizen of the United States.
  3. HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO ENDOWED SCHOLASHIP: $500-2000/year, awards to incoming freshmen, awards to junior college transfer students, awards to currently enrolled agriculture majors (number of awards may vary), 2.75 GPA, major in a field of agriculture. Selection criteria same as Talk scholarship.
  4. SAN ANTONIO LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION SCHOLARSHIP: $10,000/4 years, awards to incoming freshman only, two awards given annually, major in a field of agriculture, 12 credit hours per semester minimum, 3.0 GPA, Texas residents only. Must comply with S.A.L.E. requirements.
  5. JAMES MARCUS SMITH ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000/year, 2.75 GPA, Animal Husbandry/Animal Science majors, selection based on academic record, extra-curricular activities, and leadership.
  6. WILSON-WARNER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000-3000/year, 3.5 GPA, major in field of agriculture, other selection criteria based on academic record, extra-curricular activities, and leadership.
  7. WILLIE FRANK HALL TRUST SCHOLARSHIP: $1000-1500/year, two awards (may vary), 2.75 GPA, graduated in upper half of high school class, major in agricultural sciences seeking teacher certification, other selection criteria same as previous scholarship.
  8. DEAN AND MRS. W.E. LOWRY ENDOWMENT LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000/year.  Recipient must be a full-time upper level undergraduate completing requirements for teacher certification in agriculture; have actively participated in the Collegiate FFA; be of good character; have demonstrated above average academic attainment. GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st.
  9. SEITZ GIFT FRUIT/GOLDEN VALLEY FARMS SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, two awards, 2.5 GPA, major in agricultural sciences seeking teacher certification, one awarded to senior prior to student teaching, the other awarded to a senior within the student teaching block.
  10. LETTS-HOPPER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, one award, junior or senior, major in agricultural sciences, selected on the basis of character, academic achievement and financial need.
  11. CLEMON AND CAROLYN MONTGOMERY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, one award, 2.75 GPA, major in agricultural sciences, selection based on demonstrated financial need.
  12. 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, Texas; selection based on demonstrated financial need.
  13. SOUTHWEST MEAT SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATED SCHOLARSHIP: $500; one award annually; major in field of agriculture with interest in career in the meat industry.
  14. EDGAR A. AND CAROLYN L. REEVES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000./year, recipient must be a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Agriculture and demonstrate financial need, required grade point average is 3.00, deadline is March 20.
  15. DUCKS UNLIMITED OF HUNTSVILLE SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000. per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Agriculture or Biology with a minor in Wildlife Ecology.  Required grade point average is 2.8.  Deadline date for application submission is March 15th. 
  16. CAPITAL FARM CREDIT SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000; one to five awards annually; major in agricultural business; minimum GPA of 2.75 (returning and transfer students); minimum SAT score of 900 or ACT score of 19, and rank in top 50% of graduating class (entering freshmen students); demonstrated financial need and leadership.
  17. McCAFFETY ELECTRIC  COMPANY, INC. AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL SCIENCES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in agricultural and/or industrial sciences.  Required GPA is 2.0.  Deadline date for application submission is March 15th. 
  18. DANNY AND CINDY PIERCE FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at SHSU and majoring in agricultural business.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Deadline date for application submission is March 15th.
  19. 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.
  20. BILLY HARRELL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at SHSU majoring in Agricultural Mechanization.  GPA of 2.75 is required.  Application deadline is March 20th. 
  21. RICHARD "DICK" WALLRATH SCHOLARSHIP:  $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student (12 hours) or graduate student (9 hours) in good standing, majoring in any discipline, be accepted into the Ranch Horse Program at SHSU; comply with the Collegiate Stock Horse of Texas Association eligibility requirements.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is March 15th. 
  22. JOE GLENN BURLESON AGRIBUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing majoring in Agribusiness; be a graduate from Robert E. Lee High School entering as a freshman, or a graduate or transfer student from Lee College in Baytown, Texas; demonstrate financial need; be a high performing high school student with demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service; and be a natural born citizen of the United States.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is March 20th. 
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. GLYN AND MARTHA GILLIAM SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing, majoring in agriculture business or agriculture education; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st. 
  26. COLLEGE FARM BOYS SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing and majoring in any agricultural program.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st. 
  27. ALLEN AND JOAN TRIPLETT AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP:  Amount varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing majoring in any discipline within the agricultural sciences program; maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.75; be a United States citizen; be of good moral character with Christian beliefs OR be a full-time graduate student in good standing working toward a Master of Science in agriculture; maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.00; be a United States citizen; be of good moral character with Christian beliefs. 
  28. STAR OF TEXAS LIVESTOCK SHOW & 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. DR. HERB SCHUMANN LEADERSHIP ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  Amount varies.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing when they make their application and at the time of the award; be a student teacher obtaining certification to teach high school agriculture when they receive the scholarship benefits; demonstrate financial need; have completed at least two full academic years at SHSU; have previously assisted in conducting Leadership Development Events (LDEs) as a student in an agricultural education-based course at SHSU; be a student teacher member of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas (VATAT).  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st and should be made via ScholarX. 
  32. BRADLEY KIRK LIEVSAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing, majoring in Industrial Technology; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.00 is required. 
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. HEATH SCHIELACK AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS CLUB MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1000; Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Agricultural Business or a Graduate student majoring in Agriculture; be in good standing and enrolled at SHSU; minimum 2.8 GPA.

For further information contact Dr. Dwayne Pavelock, Department of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering Technology, PO Box 2088, Huntsville, TX 77341; (936)294-1186; agr_dxp@shsu.edu

Industrial Technology Scholarships
 

  1. STEPHEN RANDEL SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to an outstanding student participating in the Brazos Valley Regional Technology Student Competition held at Sam Houston State University each year during the month of April.
  2. DALE BENKE Endowed SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing and majoring in any program of study within the industrial Technology program and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st. 
  3. MYRON A. BALCOM INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies annually. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in industrial Technology; 3.0 GPA required; Deadline date for application submission is March 15th.
  4. SPAWGLASS BEARKAT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in Industrial Technology with an emphasis in Construction Management, and be involved in extracurricular activities.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is March 15th. 
  5. GREATER HOUSTON BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP:$1200; one award annually; undergraduate student in good standing at SHSU; major in Construction Management; demonstrated financial need.
  6. McCAFFETY ELECTRIC  COMPANY, INC. AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL SCIENCES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in agricultural and/or industrial sciences.  Required GPA is 2.0.  Deadline date for application submission is March 15th.
  7. THOMAS J. AND PATSY P. FRANK INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT: Amount varies; at least one award annually; full-time undergraduate or graduate student at SHSU; major in field of industrial technology; working towards career in teaching industrial technology; demonstrate financial need; minimum GPA of 3.00. 
  8. ANSLOW BRYANT CONSTRUCTION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing and majoring in Industrial Technology with a preference given to students in Construction Management.  Financial need will be a consideration but not a determining factor.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st. 

For further information contact Dr. Stanley Kelley, Department of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering Technology, PO Box 2088, Huntsville, TX 77341; (936)294-1189; sfkelley@shsu.edu

 

SHSU Rodeo Scholarships
 

  1. 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.
  2. TEXAS BEST RODEO PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP: $1,500 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and majoring in any discipline; be accepted into the Rodeo Program; meet NIRA eligibility; and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.25 is required.  Deadline date for application submission is July 1st. 
  3. TOMMY CASTENSON SCHOLARSHIPS: $1000/year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing and majoring in any discipline; be accepted into the Rodeo Program; and meet NIRA eligibility requirements.  GPA of 2.0 is required.  July 1st is deadline date for application submission.
  4. WESLEY NEYLAND MEMORIAL ENDOWED RODEO SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, one award, 2.25 minimum GPA, agricultural sciences major, competitor in the sport of college rodeo.
  5. BYRD FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF SHSU RODEO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000./year, recipient must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in any discipline, be accepted into the Rodeo Program, and meet NIRA eligibility. Required grade point average is 2.0. Deadline date for application submission is March 20th.
  6. COPENHAGEN/SKOAL -- U.S. TOBACCO SCHOLARSHIPS: $2000-5000/year, number of awards varies, awarded to NIRA winners at regional and national level.
  7. SONNY SIKES RODEO and the SIKES FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies; Recipient must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students, majoring in any discipline, be accepted into the SHSU Rodeo Program, and meet NIRA eligibility. 2.0 GPA requirement. Application submission deadline March 15.
  8. RODEO CLUB ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP: $300/semester, number of awards varies, awarded for one semester.
  9. JOSHUA FARRIS MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing and majoring in any discipline; be a competing member of the SHSU rodeo team; and have the same values and exhibit the same behavior as that of Joshua.  GPA of 2.50 is required. Application deadline is April 1st and should be made in ScholarX. 

For further information contact Mr. Edward "Bubba" Miller, Department of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering Technology, PO Box 2088, Huntsville, TX 77341; (936)294-3867; elm014@shsu.edu

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DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (BIOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE)
 

At present, all scholarships offered by the Department of Biological Sciences have the following common criteria:

  • A. Student must pursue, in acceptable sequence, a Biology or Environmental Science curriculum at SHSU, or student must have been accepted into the Pre-Professional Studies Program as a Biology major at SHSU, as outlined in the university catalog;
  • B. Student must be a full-time student in residence (minimum 12 semester hours) at SHSU;
  • C. Student must maintain a B average;
  • D. Student must enroll in a minimum of one Biology and one Chemistry class each semester; and
  • E. Student must sign and return Scholarship Agreement form.
  1. BIOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester, two consecutive semesters, four to six awards, sophomore, junior, or senior status, 3.0 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  2. BIOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester, two consecutive semesters, two to four awards for beginning freshmen in upper 25 percent of high school graduating class, minimum score of 1000 on SAT or 24 on ACT; must maintain 3.0 GPA at SHSU, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  3. CLAUDE MCLEOD ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500-$750 per semester, two consecutive semesters, junior or senior status, 3.0 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  4. EMMA NORMAND ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500-$750 per semester, two consecutive semesters, junior or senior status, 3.0 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  5. JAMES D. LONG BIOLOGY ENDOWMENT: Endowment is established to provide student academic scholarships and support for student research projects in the Dept. of Biological Sciences. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to receive assistance from this endowment, as are entering freshmen. Applicants for Long Student Research Awards must submit a written proposal in the format specified by the selection committee and approved by a supervising faculty member indicating how the award will be used. Amount unspecified, 3.0 GPA required.
  6. PATRICK NEIL O'BRYANT ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in Environmental Science, or in the event there is no qualified Environmental Science major, the recipient may major in Biological Science with an interest in Environmental Science; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.
  7. JAMES PATRICK WEBER ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AWARD: $200 fall semester only, 3.0 GPA, sophomore, junior, or senior Environmental Science major.
  8. S.R. WARNER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500-$750 per semester, two consecutive semesters, junior or senior status, 3.0 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  9. TURNER BIOLOGY/ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: $600 per year; Recipient must be a full-time student accepted or enrolled at Sam Houston State University and have transferred from a community college or is an international student. Recipient must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0 over the previous two consecutive semesters and continue to maintain an overall 3.0 GPA. Financial need is a consideration but not a determining factor in the selection process.
  10. WILSON-WARNER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: $1000-1500 per semester two consecutive semesters, one or two awards, sophomore, junior, or senior status, 3.5 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining a B average.
  11. EVERETT WILSON BIOLOGY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate, graduate or transfer student from a community college, or an international student, majoring in biology or pre-professional studies, and demonstrate financial need.  Preference will be given to a qualifying international student.  Two letters of recommendation from professors who are well-acquainted with the applicant must accompany the scholarship application.  3.0 GPA required. 
  12. EMMA NORMAND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student, in good standing, enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in biological sciences, and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.5 is required.
  13. DR. HAROLD F. FOERSTER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in biology or environmental science, demonstrate financial need, and be a citizen of the United States.  GPA of 3.00 is required. 
  14. G. SCOTT & MARY S. McCARLEY ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time junior or senior student in good standing with a major or minor in Environmental Science; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required. 
  15. DR. WILLIAM (BILL) R. BRINKLEY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing and majoring in any program within the Department of Biological Sciences.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  
  16. DR. FRANK P. LEATHERS MATH OR SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP:  $14,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student in good standing; majoring in math or one of the sciences (biology, chemistry, geology and geography, or physics) with a minor in secondary education seeking teacher certification; as a sophomore the recipient must qualify for admission to the Educator Preparation Program; juniors and seniors must be accepted to the Educator Preparation Program; be committed to teaching high school math or science; demonstrate strong financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required. 

For further information contact Department of Biological Sciences at (936)294-1540, bio_klb@shsu.edu.
 

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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
 

  1. CHEMISTRY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, 3.0 GPA, career goals to include further professional training in chemistry.
  2. CHEMISTRY ACADEMIC JUNIOR OR SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1500 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, 3.0 GPA, career goals to include further professional training in chemistry.
  3. CHEMISTRY ACADEMIC TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, transfer GPA 3.0.
  4. CHEMISTRY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP: Undergraduate award, Chemistry Major currently enrolled in SHSU, 3.0 GPA, U.S. citizen.
  5. HALINA M. LUKASZEWSKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Chemistry or Political Science major. Inquire as to availability and criteria of these awards.
  6. J.C. STALLINGS SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, currently enrolled in SHSU, GPA 3.0.
  7. JEFFERY ZAGONE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, GPA 3.0. Also, a current standing as a second semester sophomore or first semester junior in chemistry course work.
  8. RAY E. HUMPHREY SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year. Undergraduate Chemistry major currently enrolled in SHSU, 3.0 GPA, U.S. citizen.
  9. ROBERT A. WELCH FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS: Chemistry major or Chemistry minor, enrolled in CHM 495 and participating in an undergraduate research program.
  10. EARL H. BURROUGH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Number of scholarships and amounts vary. Applicants must be majoring in Chemistry or Physics, native born U.S. citizen and a resident of Texas, full-time enrollment at SHSU (not including elective hours), an overall 3.60 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
  11. DR. FRANK P. LEATHERS MATH OR SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP:  $14,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student in good standing; majoring in math or one of the sciences (biology, chemistry, geology and geography, or physics) with a minor in secondary education seeking teacher certification; as a sophomore the recipient must qualify for admission to the Educator Preparation Program; juniors and seniors must be accepted to the Educator Preparation Program; be committed to teaching high school math or science; demonstrate strong financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required. 

For further information contact Department of Chemistry at (936)294-1532.

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DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY & GEOLOGY
 

  1. GERALD L. HOLDER SCHOLARSHIP FOR GEOGRAPHY STUDENTS: $500 -- $700 one semester. Geography majors or minors, senior status, 3.0 GPA Geography overall.
  2. JAMES ELLISON KIRKLEY SCHOLARSHIP: Two awards (amounts vary) to majors in history, political science, geography, or sociology. Recipients are selected on basis of high academic achievement.
  3. THE ELTON M. SCOTT SCHOLARSHIP FOR GEOGRAPHY STUDENTS: $500 -- $700 one semester. Geography majors or minors, senior status. 3.0 GPA Geography overall.
  4. JOHN H. BOUNDS SCHOLARSHIP FOR GEOGRAPHY STUDENTS: $500-$700 for one semester. Requirements: geography majors or minors, senior status. Contact department for GPA requirements.
  5. DR. FRANK P. LEATHERS MATH OR SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP:  $14,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student in good standing; majoring in math or one of the sciences (biology, chemistry, geology and geography, or physics) with a minor in secondary education seeking teacher certification; as a sophomore the recipient must qualify for admission to the Educator Preparation Program; juniors and seniors must be accepted to the Educator Preparation Program; be committed to teaching high school math or science; demonstrate strong financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st.
  6. SHAGS SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year, awarded to two students, junior or senior status, Geology majors,minimum GPA of 3.0, faculty recommendations required. Application Deadline is February 15.
  7. CANNAN GEOLOGICAL SCHOLARSHIPS: $600 per year, junior or senior status, Geology majors, minimum GPA of 3.2 in Geology and overall 3.0, faculty recommendations required. Application Deadline is February 15.

For further information contact Department of Geography and Geology at (936)294-1451.

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DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

    1. BREWTON SCHOLARSHIPS: Awarded on basis of achievement and potential. Selections made by SHSU mathematics faculty. APPLICATION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.  Deadline for application submissions first Friday in March.
  • Study toward teacher certification at the secondary level: $400.-$1000. per year, Mathematics major, enrolled in secondary education program. (NOTE: High school students and two-year college students may apply for support if they will satisfy these conditions when they enroll at SHSU.)
  • Study toward teach certification at the elementary level: $100.-$400. per year, Mathematics minor, enrolled in elementary education program. (NOTE: High school students and two-year college students may apply for support if they will satisfy these conditions when they enroll at SHSU.)
  • Summer Study: $200 -$400 summer sessions, Texas school teachers seeking to improve their mathematics teaching credentials.
         
  1. GLENDA J. ST. ANDRIE SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT: Amount varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in mathematics or statistics, and must demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Deadline for application submission is the first Friday of March.  (The Honors Committee meets to discuss recipients and decisions are made before the Honors Banquet held in April.  Announcements are made on that day.) 
  2. DAN REEVES JR. SCHOLARSHIP: $500 - $700 per year (amount varies) to majors in mathematics. Selections made by SHSU Mathematics faculty. Application not necessary.
  3. FRANKLIN D. RICH SCHOLARSHIP: $500 - $700 per year, two awards (amount varies) to majors in Statistics. Selections made by SHSU Mathematics & Statistics faculty. Application not necessary.
  4. JOHN VON NEUMANN AWARD: $100 - $500 per year (amount varies) to majors in mathematics, computing science, or physics. Selections made by SHSU Mathematics & Statistics faculty. Application not necessary.
  5. GREATER TEXAS FOUNDATION MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and specializing in science or mathematics teaching; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 15th. 
  6. DR. FRANK P. LEATHERS MATH OR SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP:  $14,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student in good standing; majoring in math or one of the sciences (biology, chemistry, geology and geography, or physics) with a minor in secondary education seeking teacher certification; as a sophomore the recipient must qualify for admission to the Educator Preparation Program; juniors and seniors must be accepted to the Educator Preparation Program; be committed to teaching high school math or science; demonstrate strong financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st.
  7. BETTYE HILL KNOX SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 minimum, to a full-time undergraduate student or incoming freshman in good standing; major in Mathematics; and have and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to incoming freshmen, if no freshmen qualify, may be given to sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum 2 long semesters remaining. Financial Aid will be considered.
  8. BREWTON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1000 per year. Recipient must be a student in good standing; major in mathematics and be enrolled in pre-service teacher certification program for secondary school mathematics; or major or minor in mathematics and be enrolled in a pre-service teacher certification for elementary or middle school mathematics; or be an inservice Texas school teacher enrolled in one or more mathematics courses during a summer session; and demonstrate financial need; Application deadline - first Friday in March.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 15. For further information contact Department of Mathematics and Statistics at (936)294-1563.  

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

  1. COMPUTER SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: $200 - $400 per year, three to four awards (amount varies) to majors in Computing Science at SHSU. Application not necessary.*
  2. JOHN VON NEUMANN AWARD: $100-$500 per year (amount varies) to majors in mathematics, computing science, or physics. Application not necessary.*
  3. JOHNNIE COOK KELLY SCHOLARSHIP: $200 - $400 per year, two awards (amount varies) to majors in Computing Science at SHSU. Application not necessary.*
  4. KAILAS & BECKY RAO SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF MR. ALBERT KIDD: $1800 per year. Awarded to a full-time senior enrolled in the Senior Thesis course at Sam Houston State University. Applicants must provide evidence of involvement in community service, have a clear criminal record and demonstrate personal integrity. Financial need is not a determining factor in selecting the recipient, but a student demonstrating financial need may receive priority in the selection process. 3.0 GPA requirement. APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 26th.
  5. MOHAMED AHMED NOMAN ENDOWMENT FUND: Amount will vary, dependent upon available funds; established in memory of Mohaned Noman to honor his love of life and commitment to education. GPA requirement of 3.0 or higher in major. Application not necessary.*
  6. SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIV. COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be an incoming freshman, transfer student or graduate student (or a combination) in good standing and majoring in Computer Science; demonstrated financial need; preference given to a student graduating in the top 10% of their class, whose overall GPA is 3.0 or higher.  GPA of 2.70 for undergraduates or 3.0 for graduates is required. 

* Students need not apply for CS scholarships. Each spring all officially registered CS majors are automatically considered for scholarships. Recipients are normally selected during the Spring semester with the actual award presented the following fall or fall/spring.

For further information contact Department of Computer Science at (936)294-1569.

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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
 

  1. FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS IN PHYSICS: $400 per semester. Available to freshman physics majors only. Other requirements are 1000+ on SAT and were in the top 25 percent of their high school graduating class.
  2. L. MARCUS RIGBY AWARD: $800 award. Awarded to best student performance in Physics 141, 242, and 243 sequence. Recipient must return to SHSU the semester after receiving award.
  3. OUTSTANDING JUNIOR PHYSICS MAJOR AWARD: $800 award. Recipient must have a 3.0 overall GPA and must return to SHSU the semester after receiving award.
  4. OUTSTANDING SENIOR PHYSICS MAJOR AWARD: $800 cash award. Recipient must have a 3.0 overall GPA or above.
  5. FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP: $200 awarded by the Physics department faculty to an outstanding physics major.
  6. OUTSTANDING ASTRONOMY STUDENT: $200 - This award is given to an outstanding astronomy student.
  7. EARL H BURROUGH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Number of scholarships and amounts vary. Applicants must be majoring in Chemistry or Physics, native born U.S. citizen and a resident of Texas, full-time enrollment at SHSU (not including elective hours), an overall 3.60 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
  8. CHAIRMAN'S AWARD: This $400 scholarship is awarded to any declared physics majors maintaining a 3.5 or better GPA.
  9. JEREMY AND CAMILLE DUMOIT PHYSICS SCHOLARSHIP FUND: $500 per year.  Recipient must be a part-time or full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in physics.  Preferences will be given to students taking a minimum of 12 semester credit hours.  GPA of 3.50 is required. 
  10. JERRY AND JAN CALVERT PHYSICS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing, majoring in Physics and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is March 1st. .
  11. ROBERT AND ERIN STEELE SCIENCES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $3,000 per year.  Recipient must demonstrate financial need; be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing; major in physics or Engineering with preference given to participants in the 3/2 program.  If there are no applicants in Physics or Engineering, another science major may be considered, with preference given to participants in the 3/2 program; be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.  GPA of 2.80 is required.  Application deadline is August 1st. 
  12. DR. FRANK P. LEATHERS MATH OR SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP:  $14,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student in good standing; majoring in math or one of the sciences (biology, chemistry, geology and geography, or physics) with a minor in secondary education seeking teacher certification; as a sophomore the recipient must qualify for admission to the Educator Preparation Program; juniors and seniors must be accepted to the Educator Preparation Program; be committed to teaching high school math or science; demonstrate strong financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 1. For further information contact Department of Physics at (936) 294-1601.

 

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DEPARTMENT OF NURSING

  1. ALVIN AND ANGELINE JASIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND: $1,500 per year. Recipients must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing, majoring in Pre-Nursing until Sam Houston State establishes a Nursing Program, at which time the major will be Nursing. GPA of 3.00 is required.
  2. RYLIE ELISE RINGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time junior or senior student (at the time they receive the funding) in good standing, majoring in nursing; be admitted into the Nursing Program; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50/3.00 is required.  Application deadline is 09/30/11.
  3. MARY ELLEN RAGSDALE NURSING SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT: $5,000 per year.  Recipient must be a junior or senior student in good standing; majoring in nursing and have been accepted to the nursing program; be a graduate of Humble High School.  If there are no qualified applicants from Humble High School, preference will be given to graduates from any high school in the Humble Independent School District.  If there are no qualified applicants from the Humble Independent School District, then the scholarship award will be open to any qualified student.  Financial need will be a consideration but not a determining factor.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is Feb. 1st.
  4. ST. LUKE'S THE WOODLANDS HOSPITAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing; must have been accepted into the Bachelor of Nursing Program.  Preference will be given to current employees of St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital, St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital employee's spouse, legal dependent, child or grandchild.  GPA of 3.20 is required.  Application deadline is Spring. 
  5. STEWART-JONES NURSING SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 minimum, to a full-time junior or senior student in good standing; majoring in Nursing. Must have and maintain an overall GPA of 3.00. 

For additional information contact the Department of Nursing at (936)294-2371.

 

Unless otherwise specified, the deadline for all scholarship applications is February 1st. For further information contact the College of Sciences, SHSU Box 2209, Huntsville, TX 77341, phone (936)294-1401, fax (936)294-1598.

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