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AVAILABLE TO GRADUATE STUDENTS:  The following scholarships, listed by department, are available to graduate students. For additional information, contact the specific department. Application to most can be made through the ScholarX website. 

ScholarX Scholarship Application

 

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS:

The following scholarships are awarded in the spring, through the Division of Academic Affairs, for the next academic year:

  1. 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. 
  2. 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.
  3. JIM STEVENS COMPUTER SERVICES 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.  Application submission deadline is Feb. 15.
  4. 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. 
  5. 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. Application deadline is March 1.
  6. 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.
  7. 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. 
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL EXCHANGE COBA SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, and 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.  Application deadline is February 15th.  For additional information, contact the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office; 936-294-1774.
  11. 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.  Application deadline is February 1st. 
  12. 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.  Application deadline is February 1st.  For additional information, contact the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office; 936-294-1774.
  13. 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.  Application deadline is February 1st.
  14. 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. Application deadline on April 15th.
  15. 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. Application submission deadline is Feb. 15.
  16. 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.*

 

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COLLEGE OF SCIENCES

 

  1. SPECIAL GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $1,500 per semester.  Recipient must be a Sam Houston State University student enrolled full-time and an on-campus graduate student. To be competitive for the scholarship, applicants should have an undergraduate/graduate GPA of at least 3.2 and have GRE Verbal and Quantitative scores of 50% rank or higher.  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. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. CLEMON AND CAROLYN MONTGOMERY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, one award, 2.75 GPA, major in agricultural sciences, selection based on demonstrated financial need.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.  GPS of 2.0 is required.  July 1st is deadline date for application submission.  For additional information, contact Bubba Miller, elm014@shsu.edu, 936-294-3867.
  7. COPENHAGEN/SKOAL -- U.S. TOBACCO SCHOLARSHIPS: $2000-5000/year, number of awards varies, awarded to NIRA winners at regional and national level.
  8. 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.
  9. RODEO CLUB ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP: $300/semester, number of awards varies, awarded for one semester.
  10. WESLEY NEYLAND MEMORIAL ENDOWED RODEO SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, one award, 2.25 minimum GPA, agricultural sciences major, competitor in the sport of college rodeo.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.  Application deadline is February 1.
  14. 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. 
  15. 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.
  16. 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.  Application deadline is April 1st.  For additional information, contact Dwayne Pavelock, agr_dxp@shsu.edu
  17. 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.  For additional information, contact Peter Cooper, email; cooper@shsu.edu
  18. BRADLEY KIRK LIEVSAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $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.  Application deadline is February 1st.  For additional information, contact Dr. Dwayne Pavelock; agr_dxp@shsu.edu; 936-294-1215.
  19. ISAIAH RAY MEMORIAL MUSIC EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. Donor will reward one annual scholarship of $1,000 to a full-time student in good standing; majoring in Music Education; who maintains a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrates a financial need. For additional information, please contact Dr. Scott Plugge, 936-294-3808; music@shsu.edu
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.

 

 

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COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Unless otherwise specified, all applications are made via the Scholar-X program.  Application deadline is February 1st.

 

  1. DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL BUSINESS AND FINANCE FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time junior, senior, or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any program within the Department of General Business and Finance; and demonstrate financial need by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or, if they have not completed the FAFSA, they may submit an essay explaining their financial need. GPA of 3.00 is required. Application deadline is Feb. 1st.
  2. BALA AND SANTHI MANIAM FINANCE SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. Donor will reward one or more annual scholarships of $1,000 to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, who has been admitted to Sam Houston State University for the Master of Business Administration program or the BBA in Business Administration. New students may also apply; and have and maintain a minimum SHSU GPA of 3.0 overall or min. unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 for incoming freshman or GMAT score of 450 for incoming graduate students. Application deadline is February 20.
  3. OLAF AND AGNES BERG SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time junior, senior, or graduate student in good standing; and be the outstanding Business Analysis Student of the Year as determined by the Business Analysis professors in the Department of Economics and International Business.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Deadline is February 1st. 
  4. DOUGLAS C. FLETCHER, SR. MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration, maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 in their major, and a well-rounded, deserving student who did not receive any other scholarship in the same semester.2.5 GPA requirement; Application submission deadline is Mid-February; Contact Office of the Dean for further information. SHSU Box 2056, Huntsville TX 77341, (936) 294-1254; e-mail: do5_cos@shsu.edu.
  5. CHARLES R. CARLOW ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration.  There is a 2.5 GPA requirement. Application deadline is Feb. 6.
  6. FAITH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP:  Dollar amount varies per year.  Recipient must be majoring in any program within the College of Business Administration and have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at Sam Houston State University.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  For information, email: d05_cos@shsu.edu
  7. DAVIS-HOLDEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, have completed at least 48 hours of study at SHSU, be a citizen of the United States, have graduated from a school within a Metropolitan Statistical Area "MSA" within the state of Texas (as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget "OMB") with a population of 250,000 or less, gainfully employed for a minimum of 20 hours per week per semester or participate in an employment internship program in lieu of gainful employment, and declare a major or minor in business entrepreneurship.  GPA of 2.75 is required.  Application deadline is February 1, 2009.  For additional information, contact Mandy Carrell, email: carrell@shsu.edu
  8. BILLY AND KATHY SMITH COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration; and be a graduate of a high school in Madison, Leon, or Houston counties.  First preference shall be given to a Madison County graduate.  Financial need is a consideration but not a determining factor.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st. For additional information, contact Mandy Carrell, email: carrell@shsu.edu
  9. DR. CLINTON ALTHAUS ENDOWED ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP: 2.7 GPA or higher. Accounting Major, having completed 9 hours of accounting including Intermediate I, financial need, junior, senior, or graduate student.
  10. ELWOOD PARKHILL MEMORIAL ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP: 3.0 GPA or higher, good leadership qualities, completed one semester of accounting study at SHSU (minimum - 12 hours) and have at least one semester of college remaining, have potential for success in field of accounting, pursuing a degree in accounting, worked at least part-time while attending college.
  11. HILDRETH HOSEA SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: 3.5 GPA or higher, good leadership qualities, completed one semester at SHSU, completed Intermediate Accounting I satisfactorily, have potential for success in the field of accounting.
  12. DEVON ENERGY ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,250 per year.   Recipient must be a full-time senior or graduate student majoring in accounting and be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.  GPA of 3.0 is required.  Application deadline varies (approximately the first week of February).  For additional information, contact Dean's Office - COBA, SHSU Box 2056, Huntsville, Texas  77341, (936)294-1254.
  13. DOW CHEMICAL SHSU ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP(S): Number of scholarships awarded varies;
  14. ERNST AND YOUNG SHSU ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP: 3.3 GPA or higher, completed Intermediate I, interested in accounting or taxation, completed at least one semester at SHSU and classified as a second semester junior or be in the second semester or graduate school with a graduation date not later than 18 months from the end of the current semester, financial need.
  15. AMERICAN BANK SCHOLARSHIP: 2.0 GPA/higher, Financial or Banking Major.
  16. JAMES B. & ELSIE M. BEXLEY BANKING/FINANCE SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing at Sam Houston State University and have completed 45 semester hours.  Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in banking or finance.
  17. J.E. "BO" CREWS RETAILING AWARD: $600 per year, selection made by donor and based upon academic excellence and interest in a career in the retail field.
  18. MONTE PEARSON AWARD: $200. fall semester, selection made from students working their way through college and who demonstrate financial need.
  19. PGA/PGM Diversity Scholarship: Recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students majoring in General Business Administration with a minor in Professional Golf Management and be a member of one of the following groups:
    *African-American - U.S. Citizen having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa
    *Asian-Indian American - U.S. Citizen whose origins are from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
    *Asian-Pacific American - U.S. Citizen whose origin are from Asia
    *Hispanic American - U.S. Citizen of true born Hispanic heritage from any of the Spanish speaking areas of Latin America
    *White Female American - U.S. Female White Citizen
    Amount varies per year; GPA requirement 2.0 . Application Deadline: November 1st
  20. VICTOR E. AND JUDITH SOWER SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time graduate student in good standing and enrolled in the Masters of Business Administration with a focus in Operations.  GPA of 3.50 is required. Refer to ScholarX for dates.  For additional information contact Roger Abshire, fabshire@shsu.edu, 936-294-1256.
  21. RANDY G. WALLACE BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION AND SCHOLARSHIP FUND: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student in good standing enrolled or admitted to Sam Houston State University with a major in one of the fields of study offered by COBA, or with a minor in Entrepreneurship; and submit, individually or as a member of a team, a proposed business plan which is entered into the Competition.  No GPA requirement.  Application deadline is February 15th.  For additional information, contact Mandy Carrell, email: carrell@shsu.edu
  22. DAVIS-HOLDEN ENTRPRENEURSHIP BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT: $2,000 minimum, full-time student in good standing, must have completed at least 48 hours of study; be a U.S. Citizen who graduated from a High School in Walker County, Texas; be employed 20 hrs a week per semester or participate in an emplyee intern program. Maintain an overall GPA of 2.75, and declare a major or minor within the College of Business Administration.
  23. JOHN PATRICK SINGLETON (CLASS OF 1965) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Donors will provide funding for 2 annual scholarships reipients must be a full undergraduate or graduate student in good standing; majoring in any discipline within the Collge of Business Admin; demonstrate financial need, amintain an over all GPA of 3.0 While not required, preferential consideration will be given to student who are members of Alpha Kappa Psy Business Fraternity.
  24. DR. & MRS. ELLIOTT BOWERS MINORITY ASSISTANCE SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies; Recipient must be an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration. Recipient must have completed 15 semester hours at Sam Houston State University and have at least a GPA of 2.50 or above. Scholarship will be awarded to a minority student of good character.
  25. JOE "BUTCH" MACKENZIE SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year. Recipient must be a returning freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student in good standing at Sam Houston State University, Majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration; demonstrate financial need. GPA of 2.8 is required
  26. KAILAS AND BECKY RAO SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF B.K. MARKS: $1,800 per year; Recipient must be a full-time graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any program within the College of Business Administration; must be involved with community service. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need. GPA of 3.0 is required.
  27. J. ROY WELLS SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies; Recipient must be a returning Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or Graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in Accounting, General Business Administration, or Finance (preference will be given in that order); demonstrate financial need. GPA of 2.85 is required.
  28. WOOD/YAGER SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year; Recipient must be an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline with in the College of Business Administration. Recipient must have at least a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  29. THOMAS K. HARRISON BUSINESS ENDOWED 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, and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  30. CHARLES W. JONES III MBA FELLOWSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time or part-time (taking a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester) graduate student in good standing enrolled in the MBA program at Sam Houston State university; be employed by Wells Fargo Dealer Services.

 

 

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COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 

  1. CHARLES M. FRIEL ENDOWED DOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOWSHIP:  Recipient must be a full-time doctoral student in good standing. Prior academic performance, potential for success in the doctoral program, potential for scholarly contributions to the field of criminal justice, and perceived benefits to the graduate program will be considered.  For continuing students, progress in the academic program shall be an additional criterion.  GPA of 3.0 is required.  Application deadline is March 1st. 
  2. MARCUS ZARUBA MEMORIAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in criminal justice; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st.  For additional information, contact Cutty Gilbert, cutty@shsu.edu, 936-294-2296.  
  3. GEORGE J. BETO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP . The George J. Beto Memorial Scholarship is available to an international student or a member of a minority group (including women), who has demonstrated financial need and has satisfactorily met the standard entrance requirements established by the University. The student must be enrolled as a full-time criminal justice student at Sam Houston State University . Preference is given to especially needy students from lower-income families. Special consideration will be given to "first generation" college students. Preference will be given to undergraduate students, although graduate students will not be precluded. Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.0.
  4. TOM BROUSSARD, PH.D. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP . The Thomas Broussard Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship may be granted for the fall and spring semesters to academically deserving undergraduate or graduate students in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University . Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.0.
  5. DIANE COCHRAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at SHSU entering an internship at a Criminal Justice agency, having completed two long semesters at SHSU. Applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Coordinator of the Criminal Justice Internship Program and the College of Criminal Justice Student Development Committee. GPA requirement 2.5. Application deadlines: Summer and Fall - Feb. 14; Spring - Sept 15
  6. JUSTIN DeSPAIN CRIMINAL JUSTICE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Criminal Justice. Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor. Preference will be given to Lambda Alpha Epsilon members. GPA requirement 2.5.
  7. O.B. ELLIS AND PHILIP GIBBS, M.D. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP . The Ellis-Gibbs Memorial Scholarship is available to female criminal justice majors between 21-45 of age who has attained a minimum of junior level undergraduate standing or are candidates for or working towards master's or doctoral degrees. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates with experience in the criminal justice profession. Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.0.
  8. CHARLES M. FRIEL SCHOLARSHIP, VICTOR G. STRECHER SCHOLARSHIP, GEORGE G. AND GRACE KILLINGER SCHOLARSHIP, AND MARGARET FARNWORTH SCHOLARSHIP: These scholarships are granted for the fall and spring semesters to academically deserving undergraduate or graduate students in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University . Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.0.
  9. LTC MICHAEL A. LYTLE '77 ACADEMIC PRIZE IN FORENSIC SCIENCE: Recipient must be a deserving graduate student selected by a committee of forensic science and criminal justice faculty based on either academic achievement or thesis/dissertation quality; GPA requirement 3.5, Application deadline February 1st.
  10. STEVE MOORE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Steve Moore Memorial Scholarship is available to a male or female criminal justice major, junior standing or above, who has completed at least one long semester at Sam Houston State University , is enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours, and has a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Both need and scholarship are considered.
  11. MICHAEL SCHULZE SCHOLARSHIP: The Michael Schulze Scholarship is available to a criminal justice major, junior standing or above, who has completed at least one long semester at Sam Houston State University , enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours, and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  12. MELISSA RENEE SINCLAIR CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP: The Melissa Renee Sinclair Criminal Justice Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students majoring in criminal justice at Sam Houston State University , with at least 72-80 semester hours earned. Recipient must be able to demonstrate financial need for scholarship and maintain an overall grade point average of 2.5.
  13. THE 100 CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS: The following eleven scholarships were established by the 100 Club to assist undergraduate students seeking degrees in law enforcement: Gordon Edge Scholarship, T.C. Morrow Memorial Scholarship, Robert T. Herrin, Sr. Scholarship, E. A. "Bud" Olson Memorial Scholarship, H. Stuart Lang, Jr. Scholarship, Charlie D. Worthen, Sr. Scholarship, David H. Morris Scholarship, Leroy D. Melcher Scholarship, Fred Gebhardt Scholarship, N.M. "Mack" Brown Scholarship, Charles F. Milstead Endowed Scholarship and Howard D. Moon Scholarship . The Law Enforcement Assistance Program (LEAP) is available to law enforcement officers majoring in criminal justice and employed by an agency in Austin , Chambers, Fort Bend , Galveston , Harris, Liberty , Montgomery , Waller or Walker County . These scholarships are available to both male and female law enforcement majors, junior standing or above, who have completed at least one long semester at Sam Houston State University, enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours, and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  14. DONALD J. WEISENHORN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies; Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student, majoring in Criminal Justice, and be sophomore or above. GPA requirement 3.0. Application deadline Feb. 14.
  15. DAN RICHARD BETO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN CORRECTIONAL LEADERSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time graduate or doctoral student whose area of study is institutional or community corrections and who plans to teach at an institutional of higher learning or work for an institution or community corrections agency. Must be from a foreign country. Grade point average is 3.5 and applications deadline is February 15.
  16. ASIS INTERNATIONAL HOUSTON CHAPTER JOHN TULLIE BRADY SCHOLARSHIP IN SECURITY MANAGEMENT STUDIES: Recipient must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student whose area of study is Security Studies and plans to work in the area of Industrial Security or has a security profession interest.  Financial need will be a consideration.  GPA of 2.5 is a requirement. Application deadline is February 14th.
  17. SUSAN L. CANFIELD MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT FUND: Recipient must be a full or part-time (minimum of nine hours per semester) undergraduate or graduate student (minimum of six hours per semester) in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in Criminal Justice and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 14th.
  18. INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time student, junior classification or above, in good standing, majoring in any program within the College of Criminal Justice; demonstrate interest in comparative and international criminal justice.  GPA of 2.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 14th.
  19. SHANE DETWILER CRIMINAL JUSTICE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student (taking a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester) or a full or part-time graduate student (taking a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester) in good standing; majoring in criminal justice with a focus in law enforcement; and have a passion and proven commitment to a career in law enforcement as evidenced by their essay.  Financial need will be a consideration but not a determining factor.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is Feb. 1st.
  20. DRS. ROBERT AND VIDISHA WORLEY CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP:  Recipient must be a full-time (9 hours) doctoral student in good standing; have a minimum GPA of 3.75 as a doctoral student and; maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.75.  Special consideration will be given to students who express a research interest in either institutional corrections and/or legal aspects of criminal justice.  Application deadline is Feb. 1st.
  21. COCJ/CMIT/TDCJ SCHOLARSHIP will provide tuition costs each year for selected employee/employees of Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Candidates for the scholarship must be employees of and nominated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and accepted into the Masters of Criminal Justice Leadership and Management Online/Weekend Programs.  Continued financial support of selected students is contingent upon their maintaining at least a 3.3 grade point average and making satisfactory progress toward completing the degree program in two years.
  22. BRITTANY LYNN AVERITT CRIMINAL JUSTICE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Full time junior or senior student in good standing; majoring in any discipline from the College of Criminal Justice. Recipient must have graduated from a high school in Navarro County, TX; demonstrate a financial need. In any year there are no CJ majors from Navarro County, TX, the scholarship may be awarded to a student from another county that meets the selection criteria. GPA of 2.50 is required.
  23. ROLANDO dEL CARMEN CRIMINAL JUSTICE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Varies per semester; Recipient must be a full-time graduate student in good standing, majoring in Criminal Justice and demonstrate financial need; grade point average of 3.5; Application deadline Feb. 14.
  24. ROLANDO, JOSEFA AND JOCELYN dEL CARMEN CRIMINAL JUSTICE DOCTORAL ENDOWMENT: Recipient must be a full-time Criminal Justice Ph.D. student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, and demonstrate financial need. GPA of 3.0 is required.

 

 

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COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

 

  1. SOPHIE WILLIAMS CLONINGER LIBRARY SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time or part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours per semester in good standing and majoring in Library Science.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  For additional information, contact Dr. Mary Ann Bell, mabell@shsu.edu.
  2. NELL ROWENA TUCKER ENDOWMENT FUND: Amount varies; Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in elementary education, demonstrate financial need and maintain at least a 2.8 overall grade point average.
  3. JUANITA BROCK LIERMAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount unspecified. Recipient must be full-time student at SHSU, in good standing and seeking certification in elementary education. Recipient must also have been admitted to the Educator Preparation Program.
  4. ROBERT AND BILLIE LAROE TURNER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount unspecified. Scholarship to provide assistance to a student accepted into the teacher education program. Student must be in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and demonstrate financial need. GPA requirement is 3.0.
  5. ELEANOR SMITH and CHARLES LEWIS GARRETT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies; Recipients must be full-time junior, senior, or graduate students majoring in Education, preferably Elementary Education, and have one or more parent who is or was a teacher. 2.5 GPA requirement.
  6. 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.
  7. BILLY AND KATHY SMITH COLLEGE OF EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline within the College of Education; be a graduate of a high school in Madison, Leon, or Houston counties.  First preference shall be given to Madison County graduates.  GPS of 3.00 is required.
  8. ESTELLA LONGORIA KORYCIAK SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction; and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.80 is required.
  9. DR. EMILY DeFRANCE COUNSELING AND DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP: $400.00 per year. Recipient must be majoring in Counseling. Preference will be given to students with at least 5 graduate courses who express a commitment to enroll in play therapy course work. GPA requirements 3.75. Deadline date for application submission December 1st. Contact Dr. Yvonne Garza, yxg002@shsu.edu, 936-294-3106.
  10. JAMES O. MATHIS SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student who has been accepted into the Graduate Counseling program at SHSU, has completed 30 semester credit hours in the graduate counseling program, who has shown potential for leadership, and is pursuing a licensure track.
  11. W. TOM THWEATT, III MEMORAL GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP: $5,000 per year. Recipient must be a graduate student enrolled in at least one three-hour graduate class, majoring in counseling. GPA requirement is 3.0. Deadline for application submission is February 1st. For further information contact: Dr. Rick Bruhn (936)294-1132 or edu_rab@shsu.edu
  12. JESSIE A. LEWIS READING ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time graduate student in good standing and majoring in Reading with the intent to earn an M.Ed. or Ed.D.  GPA of 3.00 is required.
  13. ROBERT L. CASE HEALTH & KINESIOLOGY WELLNESS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount of scholarship varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Health or Kinesiology, display leadership potential, and reflect a high level of physical wellness.  GPA requirement is a 3.0.  Deadline date for submission is February 1.
  14. ROBERT J. WAGNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Graduate student in Health or Kinesiology reflecting a lifestyle of physical fitness and demonstrating financial need.
  15. BEATRICE CRAIG SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Amount varies, library science student and/or SHSU library student assistant who has attained junior standing or above, 3.0 GPA or higher, plan to return to SHSU for additional semester following award, financial need may be considered.
  16. BENNIE P. SIMONS SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Award varies, graduate Library Science student, overall GPA of 3.5 or higher, plan to return to SHSU for at least one semester following award, financial need may be considered.
  17. BONNIE BAKER THORNE SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Award varies, graduate Library Science student, overall GPA of 3.5 or higher, plan to return to SHSU for at least one semester following award, financial need may be considered.
  18. GRACE HARRISTON STANDLEY SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Amount varies, graduate Library Science student, overall GPA of 3.5 or higher, plan to return to SHSU for at least one semester following award, financial need may be considered.
  19. JULIA CROCKETT STANDLEY SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Amount varies, graduate Library Science student, overall GPA of 3.5 or higher, plan to return to SHSU for at least one semester following award, financial need may be considered.
  20. LESTA NORRIS BURT SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Amount varies, graduate Library Science student, overall GPA 3.5 or higher, plan to return to SHSU for additional semester following award, financial need may be considered.
  21. VIRGINIA GIBBS SMYTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Amount varies, graduate Library Science student, overall GPA of 3.5 or higher, plan to return to SHSU for additional semester following award, financial need may be considered.
  22. JANELLE AVENELL PARIS SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies; Recipients must be library science graduate students.  May be awarded in summer sessions as well, and financial need will be strongly considered.  GPA requirement 3.5; Application Deadline: Feb. 1
  23. HOMER GLEN COWAN AND BILLIE CAPERTON COWAN EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies; Recipient must be a graduate student of Library Science or Educational Leadership. GPA requirement 3.5
  24. ELIZA VAN CAMP SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies; provides for graduate Library Science students to continue academic coursework, overall GPA of 3.5.
  25. GEORGIA DONNA (JORDAN) MIZE MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing and majoring in interdisciplinary studies with the goal of teaching elementary school; demonstrate financial need; be from Tyler County.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st.
  26. RICKEY AND JULIE MARTIN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF KYLEY A. HAMPTON:  $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate classified as a junior, senior or graduate student in good standing, majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies, and be a member of Kappa Delta Pi Fraternity.  Financial need will be a consideration, but not a determining factor.  GPA of 3.75 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st.
  27. J. CULLEN SOWERS AND JEANETTE VENZA SOWERS EDUCATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or part-time graduate student taking a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester in good standing and majoring in any discipline within the College of Education; be seeking educator certification.  GPA of 2.80 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st.
  28. SCHOPPE FAMILY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing; majoring in any program within the College of Education.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st.
  29. DR. CAROL LAING RITTER EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP FELLOWSHIP ENDOWMENT: $1,000 per year.  The fellowship is a one year award of $1,000 to a full-time or part-time graduate student who is majoring in Educational Leadership who maintains an overall GPA of 3.5. Application deadline is Feb. 1st.
  30. DR. JIMMY N. MERCHANT GRADUATE ENDOWMENT FUND SCHOLARSHIP: An annual scholarship award to be disbursed half in fall and the remaining half in the spring semester. A recipient must (1) Have a Master's Degree; (2) Be accepted into the doctor of education leadership program at sam houston state university; (3) Maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 and; (4) Demonstrate Leadership.
  31. EMILY OE COUNSELING AND DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP: $400 per year. A recipient myst (1) be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in counseling; and (2) maintain an overall GPA of 3.75. Preference will be given to students with at least five graduate courses who express a commitment to enroll in play therapy course work.
  32. DR GENEVIEVE H. BROWN AND DR. BEVERLY J. IRBY ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP: A minimum of $1,000 each, to be disbursed (half in the fall and the remaining half in the spring semester.) A recipient must (1) be a full-time or part-time graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and majoring in Educational Leadership and Counseling; and (2) maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.5. Financial need will be a consideration, but not a determining factor. Preference will be given to a recipient who is conducting research or providing service to women in leadership.
  33. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP DOCTORAL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time (or part-time taking a minimum 3 credit hrs) must be accepted and enrolled in the Educacational Leadership doctoral program; have completed at least 12 semester credit hours of a doctoral coursework; have and maintian a minimum overall GPA of 3.0; and submit a 1-page essay on why they deserve to receive this scholarship.
  34. ALLENE SUSIE HOLMAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY SCIENCE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time or part-time graduate student taking a minimum 3 credit hours per semester or summer session, in good standing; majoring in Library Science and maintain an overall minimum GPA of 3.0.
  35. DR. SALLIE GRIFFIS HELMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $1170 per year.  Recipient must be a graduate or doctoral student in good standing; enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours; majoring in counseling; and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0.

 

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COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

  1. DONALD L. STALLING GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN ENGLISH: Amount varies. Must be enrolled in Master of Arts in the English degree program. Must have an exceptional academic record. Must earn strong recommendation of scholarship committee made up of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Department/Division Chairman of English, Director Graduate Studies in English, and senior ranking tenured faculty member(s) of the English Department.
  2. EDICE MILLER HINES SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies. English majors in the teacher certification program. Must have completed a minimum of 45 semester hours of credit. Must have exhibited high moral standards.
  3. SEOLA ARNAUD AND R. V. EDWARDS, JR. FRENCH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University with a minor in French.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 15th.  For additional information, contact the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office; 936-294-1774.
  4. RACHEL MARY PRATHER ALLEN FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year; Recipients must be a full-time junior, senior or graduate student majoring in one of the programs in Family and Consumer Sciences and demonstrate financial need. GPA requirement 3.0 overall and in their major.
  5. WILLIAM N. BOEHME ENDOWMENT: One scholarship (amount varies) awarded to a graduate student majoring in History with a minimum overall 3.0 GPA.
  6. JOAN L. COFFEY SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year; Recipient must be a graduate student enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours, majoring in history, be currently teaching history at the secondary school level or higher, or studying to become a history teacher at such a level. Preference will be given to non-traditional students returning to school, and/or to students teaching European and/or World History. 3.0 GPA requirement. Application deadline Feb. 1.
  7. POLITICAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: Awards are made to able men and women of good character who are majoring or minoring in Political Science; completed 12 hours of course work in Political Science (9 hours at SHSU), 3.0 overall GPA, 3.3 GPA in Political Science. Number and amount of awards vary.
  8. JUDGE JOHN MARTIN POLITICAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: Unspecified amount. Preference given to students from Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto and Trinity counties. Recipient must have an interest in the law or in teaching political science. Applicants must submit an essay and two letters of recommendation.GPA requirement 3.0. Application submission deadline is 10 days prior to the end of each fall and spring semester.
  9. JAMES WEBER SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies, 3.0 GPA, second year graduate student in Psychology.
  10. JIM UMBEHR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time senior or graduate student in good standing, majoring in Psychology; not be eligible to receive a federal loan; and demonstrate financial need with a written essay.  GPA of 3.50 is required.  Application deadline is 12/10/08.
  11. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP: Sociology major, enrolled at SHSU for one academic year; student recognized for past academic achievements and potential contributions to discipline of sociology.
  12. RUTH A. DeBLANC SCHOLARSHIP: $500-$3000 per semester. Recipient must be a graduate student enrolled at SHSU in a minimum of six credit hours and majoring in Sociology; demonstrate financial need.GPA requirement 3.0 overall. Application submission deadline is Oct 1st-Feb 1st.
  13. DAN AND DONNA BETO SOCIOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student (with preference given to graduate students) in good standing majoring in Sociology.  GPS of 3.00 is required.  Application deadlines are 02/15 and 09/15.  For additional information, contact Evelyn McDaniel, 936-294-1512, email: emm001@shsu.edu
  14. EARL HUFFOR SCHOLARSHIPS: Awarded to outstanding forensics competitors. Recipients are selected by speech faculty. Applicants must be currently enrolled at SHSU. (Application deadline: SPRING)
  15. INGRID SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing; majoring in history; be a graduate of Klein Oak High School in Spring, Texas.  Preference will be given to a student that was a member of the Klein Oak High School band.  GPA of 2.00 is required.  Application deadline is March 1st.
  16. MARGIE CRAWFORD HARDY FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP:  $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing; majoring in family and consumer sciences with teacher certification or be a current family and consumer science teacher pursuing a master's degree in family and consumer sciences; have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 60 undergraduate hours in the semester the scholarship is to be disbursed.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 15th.
  17. RUTH A. DE BLANC ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year. The endowment will provide funding for one or more annual scholarship awards, to a graduate student in good standing, enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours; a minimum of $1,000 each, be majoring in sociology; demonstrate financial need; and maintain a minimum overall GPS of 3.0.  special consideration shall be given to women and racial ethnic minorities.  Application deadline is March 15th.  For additional information, contact Lee Miller, e-mail: lmm007@shsu.edu; 936-294-1517.
  18. GARRY AND MARJORIE PRINCE SOCIOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. One or more annual scholarships of $1,000; student must be full time of any specific class (or part-time taking a minimum of 6-9 hours), majoring in sociology. demonstrating financial need and maintaining an overall GPA of 3.0. Application deadline is March 22nd. For additional information, contact Lee Miller, e-mail: lmm007@shsu.edu; 936-294-1517.
  19. EDWIN S. DAVIS PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time graduate student (taking a minimum of 6 credit hrs per semester) in good standing, and enrolled at Sam Houston State University; be majoring in Public Administration; demonstrate financial need; and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.

 

 

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COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS

 

  1. THELMA JEAN BARNES TOWNLEY SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be an outstanding full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any program within the Department of Theatre and Dance; demonstrate he/she holds the values and character traits of the honoree, Mrs. Townley, integrity, character, and strong values, and has an ability to achieve their full potential in theatre or dance.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is April 15th.
  2. ERICA STARR MEMORIAL THEATER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $3,000 per year.  Recipient must be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in theater and showing an interest in the technical side of theatre, (lighting, costumes, scenery), and demonstrate some financial need.  GPA of 2.00 is required.
  3. ART ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP: The Art Endowment Scholarship is awarded annually each spring semester. Students are nominated by faculty members and are then required to submit a portfolio for review by the faculty. Recipients are then selected based on grade point averages overall and in art and on artistic ability. Recipients of this award are also required to have a show exhibited their work during the first summer school semester in the Gaddis Geeslin Gallery.
  4. ELKINS LAKE KUNTZ-NELSON MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP: The Elkins Lake Kuntz-Nelson Memorial Art Scholarship Endowment was established in 1988 by the board of Elkins Lake Art League to enable young artists to pursue and encourage excellence in painting. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and paintings submitted for this scholarship may be of any medium. The recipient must maintain a 2.5 grade point average overall and a 3.0 in Art and have at least one full year of studies left to complete at Sam Houston State University. Applications for this scholarship are available in the Art office.
  5. EDWARD GEESLIN ART SCHOLARSHIP: The Edward Geeslin Art Endowment was established in 1971 by retired professor Edward Davis Geeslin to encourage deserving young men and women of good character who have demonstrated their potential successful achievement as students and are in need of financial assistance. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and faculty members select the recipient.
  6. STANLEY E. AND RUTH L. LEA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies. Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student in good standing, majoring in Art, exhibit exceptional creative talent and ability in his/her studies in the art of printmaking, or drawing, excluding computer graphics, monoprints and photographs.  GPA of 3.0 in art is required.  For additional information contact the Department of Art, wrb003@shsu.edu
  7. CLEM OTIS MEMORIAL ART SCHOLARSHIP: The Clem Otis Memorial Art Scholarship Endowment was established by the Otis family in 1983 in honor of Mrs. Clem Otis. She was an accomplished landscape artist who touched the memories of people across the country with her oils and acrylics. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and paintings submitted for this scholarship must be done in oil. The recipient of this scholarship must have a 2.5 grade point average at Sam Houston State University.
  8. CHARLES PEBWORTH SCULPTURE SCHOLARSHIP: The Charles Pebworth Sculpture Endowment was established in 1993 in honor of Charles Pebworth’s 36 years of dedicated service, to enable young students to pursue their studies in sculpture. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and faculty will provide nominations or students may nominate themselves by submitting a portfolio of sculptural works. The recipient of this scholarship must have a 3.0 grade point average in Art, exhibit outstanding abilities in sculpture and must have one full year of studies left to complete at Sam Houston State University. Applications for this scholarship are available in the Art office.
  9. POLLEY ART AWARDS: The Polley Art Award was established in 1970 by retired professor Joseph Polley Paine to encourage excellence in painting. Mr. Paine placed money from the sale of his paintings into this award fund during the last years of his teaching career and dedicated it to the memory of the Polley family and its Texas pioneer heritage. This scholarship is awarded annually during the spring semester, based on work that was completed during the immediately preceding fall semester painting class. Applications for this scholarship are available in the Art office.
  10. STUDENT ART ASSOCIATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student in good standing enrolled at SHSU and majoring in any discipline within the Department of Art, and be an active member of the Student Art Association.  An overall GPA of 2.75 is required.  A GPA of 3.25 is required in their major.  Application deadline is the Spring semester.  For additional information, contact the Art Department, (936)294-4311, SHSU Box 2089  Huntsville, TX 77341
  11. MADISON AND MARTHA WOLFE PHOTOGRAPHY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  Amount per year varies. Recipient must be a full-time sophomore or above, have completed at least six photography hours in-residence at SHSU, appreciate and respect photography whether or not that is his/her final career choice and submit a portfolio of six to eight photographic images.  Upon accepting the scholarship, recipients agree to submit at the end of each semester a one-page essay (minimum of 100 words) relating to their academic growth and respect for photography.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Deadline date for application submission is the Spring Semester.  Interested individuals should request an application from:  Art Office  SHSU Box 2089  Huntsville, TX 77341, (936)294-1315, or Email: wrb003@shsu.edu
  12. C.R. HACKNEY AWARD FOR MUSIC EDUCATION: $200. per year, $100. per semester, Music education major, completing at least one year in residence, outstanding potential as a music educator, anticipating one more year in residence.
  13. CARGILL FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in instrumental music.  Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor.  GPA of 3.0 is required.  For additional information, contact Julie Schwab, 936-294-3808, email: schwab@shsu.edu
  14. HAROLD R. BRADLEY MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be an outstanding full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in music with guitar as the major instrument (This can include performance, music education or music therapy, as long as their principle instrument is guitar.); demonstrate the values and character traits of the honoree, Mr. Bradley - integrity, character, and strong values-; and have an ability to achieve their full potential of musical talent.  GPA of 3.0 is required.  Application deadline is March 15th.  For additional information, contact James Bankhead, email: jmb031@shsu.edu
  15. MONTAGUE DANCE SCHOLARSHIP: $200 and up per semester. Recipient must be a continuing Dance Major. Given to classifications of junior, senior, or graduate standing. Must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA.
  16. MARGO AND MIKE CROOK MUSIC ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing and majoring in music with an emphasis in piano.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is May 3rd.  For additional information, contact: Nicole Sullivan, 936-294-3808, nla001@shsu.edu
  17. TEXAS REVIEW PRESS CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year; Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate (sophomore, junior or senior) or graduate student majoring in English with a creative writing emphasis, and have a publishing background in poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction. GPA requirement 3.0 overall; 3.2 in major. Application submission deadline: April 15th.
  18. CHERYL PARISH AWARDS: Awards are given to outstanding female journalism majors and are based on scholastic achievement, personality, and promise as a journalist. These scholars must have at least a sophomore standing. (Application deadline: MARCH 1)
  19. NEW SCHOLARSHIPS/INTERNSHIPS: Check the new scholarship/internship bulletin board, located in the hallway on the second floor of the Dan Rather building, for updated information. (Application deadline: APRIL 1)
  20. HOUSTONIAN STAFF SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship is for student members of the Houstonian staff. It requires a commitment to continue working on staff. It is awarded based on financial need, contributions to the student newspaper and a grade point average of 2.5. (Application deadline is April 15 for the following year and November 15 for the spring semester.)
  21. THE MADISON WOLFE PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOLARSHIP FUND: The following criteria will be used in the selection process: A recipient must (1) be sophomore level/above; (2) have completed at least 6 photography hours in residence at SHSU; (3) appreciate and respect photography, whether or not that is his/her final career choice; (4) maintain an overall GPA of 2.5; and, (5) upon accepting the scholarship, students agree to submit at the end of each semester a one-page essay (100 words/more) relating to their academic growth and respect for photography. Nothing in this agreement shall preclude a student from receiving the scholarship more than once if the student meets and maintains these standards and requirements. (Application deadline April 1)
  22. DAVID AND GRETTLE PAYNE ENDOWED MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or part-time graduate student taking a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester, in good standing and majoring in any program within the School of Music; demonstrate excellent musicianship in their field of study.  GPA of 3.0 is required.  Application deadline is April 15th.  For additional information contact: Nicole Sullivan, nsullivan@shsu.edu, 936-294-3808.
  23. ISAIAH RAY MEMORIAL MUSIC EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. Donor will reward one annual scholarship of $1,000 to a full-time student in good standing; majoring in Music Education; who maintains a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and demonstrates a financial need. For additional information, please contact Dr. Scott Plugge, 936-294-3808; music@shsu.edu

 

ATHLETICS

Sam Houston State University competes at the NCAA Division I level (I-AA in football) in 15 varsity sports. The Bearkats are members of the Southland Conference and have atradition of excellence that includes national championships in baseball, golf and softball and NCAA playoff appearances in football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, golf and track and field. The intercollegiate sports in which SHSU fields teams are football, volleyball, men's/women's cross country, men's/women's basketball, baseball, softball, men's/women's golf, women's tennis, and men's/women's indoor/outdoor track and field. Athletic scholarships are offered in all sports.

  1. RED AND SANDRA McKASKIE MEN'S BASKETBALL ENDOWMENT: $1000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing; majoring in any discipline maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 and be a student employed as a teaching assistant in the SHSU basketball program.

 

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MILITARY SCIENCE PROGRAM

 

  1. ARMY RESERVE OFFICER'S TRAINING CORPS (ROTC) SCHOLARSHIPS: Army ROTC scholarships are merit-based and awarded on competitive basis. These scholarships cover all tuition and fees. In addition, each winner receives a flat rate of $450 annually for books. A student will also receive a subsistence allowance of up to $2000 each school year the scholarship is in effect. The period for requesting an application form for a four-year Army ROTC scholarship is from March 1 of a high school student's junior year through November 1 of a student's senior year. If the completed application is post-marked by July 15, the applicant will be considered for an early scholarship. Winners are announced about November 1. Eligibility requirements are:
  1. A. U.S. citizen
    B. Age 17 before the scholarship is effective.
    C. Taken the SAT or ACT no later than November of the year of application, have a minimum 850 SAT or composite 19 ACT.
    D. Good high school grades.
    E. Participate in leadership, extracurricular, and athletic activities (part-time jobs earn substitute credit).
    F. Under age 27 on June 30 of the expected graduation year (*Qualifying veterans may be granted an extension of up to four years).
    G. High school graduate or have equivalent credit.
    H. Agree to accept a commission in the U.S. Army.
    I. Agree to pursue Army approved academic major.
    J. Meet required physical standards.

  2. SCHUDER'S RANGER COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP: This $20,300 scholarship was created by Raymond Schuder and his wife, Vernon, for needy and deserving students participating in the Ranger Company while attending Sam Houston State University. To be considered as a recipient applicants must satisfy the following criteria: APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15 & MARCH 30.
     

     

    A. Demonstrate financial need.
    B. Demonstrate good character.
    C. Maintain good scholarship and excellence, while representing SHSU through participation in the Ranger Company.
     

  3. THE COLONEL JOHN W. THOMASON JR., USMC, MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: This $10,000 endowed scholarship was created by the sisters of Colonel Thomason: Mrs. Sue T. Noordberg, Mrs. Emily T. Petersen, and Mrs. Margaret T. Cole. The scholarship includes a saber awarded to the future Bearkat Battalion Commander for the Fall semester. To be considered as a recipient applicants must satisfy the following criteria: 1) Enrolled as a contracted Military Science III Cadet in the necessary to assume command of the BearKat Battalion, and 3) Maintain good scholarship and excellence while representing SHSU through the Army ROTC Program.
  4. TWO OR THREE YEAR RESERVE FORCES DUTY SCHOLARSHIP: Eligibility requirements are the same as the four year scholarship except that applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (at application time and time of receivership). Three year applicants must have a qualifying SAT/ACT score, two year applicants do not require a SAT/ACT score. APPLICATION DEADLINE: CONTACT U.S. ARMY RECRUITER.
  5. JAMES DENNIS BAZAN MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT:  A Military Science student must be enrolled in the Bearkat Battalion the following fall and spring and in good standing at SHSU. Student must maintain an overall 2.25 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
  6. COPELAND MILITARY SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: Well provide two $250 annual awards each year. Recipient must be minoring in Military Science. 2.5 GPA required. APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 15.

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OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS

 

PHI THETA KAPPA TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP
    : $1000 scholarship for one year ($500 per semester) on a competitive basis to one Phi Theta Kappan. Recipient must: have completed a minimum of 45 hours at a junior or community college; maintain a 3.5 GPA each semester for the duration of the one-year scholarship; be a full-time student(minimum 12 credit hours per semester) at SHSU; transfer directly from a community or junior college; be a Phi Theta Kappa member in good standing at the time of transfer; become an active member of the Beta of Texas Alumni Chapter of SHSU.

 

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STUDENT SERVICES

 

  1. SARAH GALEUCIA WOMEN'S LACROSS SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline, and be one of the starting members of the Sam Houston State University women's lacrosse team, as determined by the women's lacrosse coach.  GPA of 2.0 is required.  Application deadline is March 15th.
  2. SAM HOUSTON MEN'S LACROSSE SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline, and be one of the 15 starting members of the Sam Houston State University men's lacrosse team, as determined by the men's lacrosse coach.  GPA of 2.0 is required.  Application deadline is March 15th.
  3. ORANGE KEYS: $650 each semester, must maintain 3.0 GPA, must hold a sophomore or higher standing. Written application, letters of recommendation and personal interview required. Only available to current students. Application material available year round. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Fall-1st week of November, Spring 1st week of April. Request application from: Assistant Dean of Students, Box 2508, SHSU Huntsville, TX 77341-2508, (936)  294-1785.
  4. ERIC SULLINS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per long semester. Must be currently enrolled male SHSU student and in good academic standing. Must demonstrate financial need. Must uphold outstanding qualities as a male student.
  5. CHARLES W. JONES III MEN'S LACROSSE SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline; and be one of the 15 starting members of the Sam Houston State University men's lacrosse team, as determined by the men's lacrosse coach.  GPA of 2.0 is required.  Application deadline is December 1st.
  6. JAY SHEPARD MEMORIAL RUGBY SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate in good standing; major in any discipline incoming freshman must meet University standards of admission with rugby experience. GPA of 2.00 is required. Application deadline is July 15th.
  7. SCOTTY ADLEY MEMORIAL MEN'S LACROSSE SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline, be from Kingwood, Texas, and be one of the 15 starting members of the Sam Houston State University men's lacrosses team, as determined by the men's lacrosses coach. GPA of 2.00 is required. Application deadline is September 1st.

 

HONORS PROGRAM

ALUMNI RELATIONS

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