Applying - DEADLINE EXTENDED - Application packet must be received by Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
Smith-Hutson Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee which includes the dean of the College of Business Administration (COBA) and a representative named by the Donor. The following criteria are applied. Applicants must: (1) be a resident of the state of Texas, (2) satisfy admission requirements of Sam Houston State University, (3) be a declared business major, (4) demonstrate financial need supported with copies of their guardian's Form 1040 tax returns for the preceding two tax years, (5) guardian's W-2 forms for the most current tax year (6) provide a personal essay describing career goals (maximum 300 words), (7) provide two letters of recommendation from non-family members addressing academic potential and/or financial need (it is preferable that at least one of these letters come from a teacher of English or Mathematics in whose class(es) the student was enrolled in the last year), (8) freshmen must live on campus, and (9) be available for a personal interview on May 6 or May 7, 2013.
A second scholarship (Smith-Hutson Scholarship II) began in 2005 and provides an educational opportunity to Groveton High School students who wish to pursue a degree from Sam Houston State University. Students interested in the Smith-Hutson Scholarship II should contact the principal at Groveton High School.
A third scholarship (Smith-Hutson Scholarship III) began in 2007 and offers a two year scholarship for transfer students from Lone Star College - Montgomery into the banking program.