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DIVISION OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

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

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Available to Freshman:

          Academic Affairs Generations Scholarship

          Amato Brothers Scholarship

          Arleigh B. Templeton Endowed Scholarship

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

          Belle Clayton Atkeisson Scholarship

          Beeson Scholarship         

          Bruce/Hillgeist Endowment Scholarship

          Byrd Family and Friends of SHSU Rodeo Endowed Scholarship

          Claude H. and Alice M. Townsend Foundation Scholarship

          Dan Rather and Jean Rather Endowed Scholarship

          Della McKenzie Blackmon Memorial Scholarship

          Dr Ruth M. Cady & Dr. Dorothy A. Huskey Health Science Endowed Scholarship

          Enrollment Management Generations Scholarship

          Fannie Robinson Tyson Endowed Scholarship

          Fitz Family Endowed Scholarship

          Former Foster Youth Scholarship

          Glenda Dawson Educational Endowed Scholarship

          Greater Texas Foundation Endowed Scholarship

          Harmon Lowman Endowed Scholarship

          Herrington Veterans Scholarship

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

          Houston and Robbie McCarley Community Service Endowed Scholarship

          Huntsville Lion's Club Endowed Scholarship

          Huntsville Study Club Scholarship

          J. B. and Kathryn Sallas Charitable Foundation Scholarship

          James W. Walstead Memorial Scholarship

          Jesse Newell & Thomas Sears Montgomery Endowed Scholarship

          Juanita Brown Threadgill Memorial Scholarship

          Judge & Mrs. James A. Elkins Endowed Scholarship

          Loretta J. Hankins Endowed Scholarship

          Minnie Jane Threadgill Heins Scholarship

          Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Endowed Scholarship

          Physical Plant Family Scholarship

          President's Endowed Scholarships

          Bobby Kees & Colleen Ann Marks

          Mary Bush Smither Endowment

          Pauline Butler Aker

          Thomas Clifton Gibbs & Jamesetta Hunt

          Raven/Kappa Alpha Endowed Scholarship

          Robyn Leigh Barrum Memorial Endowed Scholarship

          Sweet Carpenter Presidential Endowed Scholarship

          The Undergraduate Academic Achievement Scholarship

          Tomlinson-Ledbetter Scholarship

          University Scholars Scholarship

          Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship

 

Available to Sophomores:

Academic Affairs Generations Scholarship

Amato Brothers Scholarship

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

Beeson Scholarship  
Bruce/Hillgeist Endowment Scholarship
Charles W. Jones, Jr. Community Service Scholarship

Command Sergeant Major Al Habelman Memorial Scholarship
Dan Rather/Horatio Alger Endowed Scholarship

Dr Ruth M. Cady & Dr. Dorothy A. Huskey Health Science Endowed Scholarship

Enrollment Management Generations Scholarship
Ernestine LeTarde Carroll and Ouida Carroll Endowed Scholarship

Fitz Family Endowed Scholarship

Former Foster Youth Scholarship

Glenda Dawson Educational Endowed Scholarship
Herrington Veteran Scholarship

Houston and Robbie McCarley Community Service Endowed Scholarship

International Cultural Exchange COBA Scholarship

J. B. and Kathryn Sallas Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones Scholarship
Jesse Newell and Thomas Sears Montgomery Endowed Scholarship

Jim Stevens Computer Services endowed Scholarship
John A. Elmore, Jr. Scholarship
John W. Sponberg Memorial Scholarship
Juanita Brown Threadgill Memorial Scholarship

Loretta J. Hankins Endowed Scholarship
McDonald's/Dan Leasure Endowed Scholarship
Mildred Reed Hancock Endowed Scholarship
Physical Plant Family Scholarship


President's Endowed Scholarship

Raven/Kappa Alpha Endowed Scholarship
Robyn Leigh Barrum Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Scott A. Bickel Endowed Scholarship

State Farm Friends of Sam Houston State Univ. Endowed Scholarship
The Undergraduate Academic Achievement Scholarship
Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship
Drs. Wilfred and Bobbie Dietrich Endowed Scholarship

Available Juniors and Seniors:

Academic Affairs Generations Scholarship

Amato Brothers Scholarship

Arleigh B. Templeton Endowed Scholarship
Anna Pennybacker Memorial Endowment

Arthur Beverly & Mary Alice Mays Scholarship
Baptist Women's Cecil M. & Dorothy Ann Dixon Jones Endowed Scholarship

Beeson Scholarship  
Bruce/Hillgeist Endowment Scholarship
Charles W. Jones, Jr. Community Service Scholarship

Command Sergeant Major Al Habelman Memorial Scholarship
Dan Rather/Horatio Alger Endowed Scholarship

Enrollment Management Generations Scholarship
Ernestine LeTarde Carroll and Ouida Carroll Endowed Scholarship
Fitz Family Endowed Scholarship

Former Foster Youth Scholarship

Herrington Veteran Scholarship

Glenda Dawson Educational Endowed Scholarship

Houston and Robbie McCarley Community Service Endowed Scholarship

International Cultural Exchange COBA Scholarship

J. B. and Kathryn Sallas Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones Scholarship
Jesse Newell and Thomas Sears Montgomery Endowed Scholarship

Jim Stevens Computer Services Endowed Scholarship
John A. Elmore, Jr. Scholarship
John W. Sponberg Memorial Scholarship
Juanita Brown Threadgill Memorial Scholarship
Loretta J. Hankins Endowed Scholarship
McDonald's/Dan Leasure Endowed Scholarship
M. C. Sutton Scholarship
Mildred Reed Hancock Endowed Scholarship
Physical Plant Family Scholarship
Raven/Kappa Alpha Endowed Scholarship
Robyn Leigh Barrum Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Ruth and J.A. Chandler Endowed Scholarship
Scott A. Bickel Endowed Scholarship
State Farm Friends of Sam Houston State Univ. Endowed Scholarship

The Undergraduate Academic Achievement Scholarship
Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship
Drs. Wilfred and Bobbie Dietrich Endowed Scholarship

Available to Graduate Students:

          Arleigh B. Templeton Endowed Scholarship

          Command Sergeant Major Al Habelman Memorial Scholarship 

The Graduate Academic Achievement Scholarship

J. B. and Kathryn Sallas Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Jim Stevens Computer Services Endowed Scholarship
Juanita Brown Threadgill Endowed Scholarship
Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship
Amato Brothers Scholarship

Glenda Dawson Educational Endowed Scholarship

Houston and Robbie McCarley Community Service Endowed Scholarship

Pollard Family Endowed Scholarship

Available to Transfer Students:

Bruce/Hillgeist Endowment Scholarship
The Undergraduate Academic Achievement Scholarship
Vivian Reid Mehr Scholarship
Amato Brothers Scholarship


  PRESIDENT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. CHARLES EGBERT HENRY & MARY FARRINGTON HENRY PRESIDENT'S ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per semester awarded to a sophomore pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree as an English major. Recipient must have an overall GPA during the preceding academic year of 3.0 and a minimum of 3.3 in English. Continuation of the scholarship for two additional years is contingent upon the recipient maintaining each semester the GPA criteria of the scholarship.
  2. THOMAS CLIFTON GIBBS & JAMESETTE HUNT PRESIDENT'S ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per semester for eight consecutive regular semesters while pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree as a business major. Recipient must: be in the upper 10 percent of their high school graduating class; score not less than 1340 (critical reading + math) on the SAT I or 30 on the ACT; and be classified as a beginning freshman.
  3. MARY BUSH SMITHER PRESIDENT'S ENDOWMENT: $1000 per semester.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and majoring in any discipline; be in the upper 10 percent of their high school graduating class and score not less than 1340 (critical reading and math) on the SAT I or 30 on the ACT; and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.00.   For additional information contact: Paula Turner, SHSU Box 2120, email: scholarship@shsu.edu
  4. PAULINE BUTLER AKER PRESIDENT'S ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per semester for eight consecutive regular semesters while pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree. Recipients may major in any discipline, but must: be in the upper 10 percent of their high school class; score not less than 1340 (critical reading +math) on the SAT I or 30 on the ACT; and be classified as a beginning freshman.
  5. BOBBY KEES & COLLEEN ANN MARKS PRESIDENTIAL ENDOWMENT FUND: $1000 per semester for eight consecutive regular semesters while pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree. The recipient must be an incoming freshman majoring in any discipline, but must: graduate in the upper ten percent of his/her high school graduating class; have an ACT score of not less than 30 or an SAT score of not less than 1340 (critical reading + math); maintain an overall GPA of 3.25; and be enrolled full-time and in good standing at Sam Houston State University. 
ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
 
  1. UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIPS: $500 per semester for two semesters. Awarded to beginning freshmen. Recipients must be in the upper 20 percent of their high school graduating class and score not less than 1200 (critical reading + math) on the SAT I or 27 on the ACT.

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

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

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OTHER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
 
  1. BAPTIST WOMEN'S CECIL M. & DOROTHY ANN DIXON JONES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount to be determined by the selection committee. Recipient must be a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Huntsville,TX; have applied for admission and been accepted, or be enrolled as a full-time student at SHSU, majoring in any discipline; maintain an overall GPA of 2.5. Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor in the selection process.
  2. ROBYN LEIGH BARRUM MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for two semesters of the freshman year. Recipients must: be a graduate of Huntsville High School who has applied for admission and been accepted as a full-time student at SHSU, majoring in any discipline; maintain not less than a 2.0 GPA; and demonstrate financial need.
  3. SCOTT A. BICKEL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 for one semester. Recipients must: be full/part-time students enrolled at SHSU; major in any discipline; and work as a correctional officer with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. May 1st application deadline date.
  4. ERNESTINE LeTARDE CARROLL & OUIDA CARROLL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for two semesters following date of award. Recipients must: be enrolled at SHSU; major in english, history, speech, political science, sociology, or theatre and dance; and maintain not less than an overall 3.0 GPA.
  5. JUDGE & MRS. JAMES A ELKINS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per semester for eight consecutive regular semesters while pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree. The recipient must be an incoming freshman majoring in any discipline, but must; graduate in the upper ten percent of his/her high school graduating class; have an ACT score of not less than 30 or an SAT score of not less than 1340 (critical reading + math); and be enrolled full-time and maintain an overall GPA of 3.25.
  6. JOHN A. ELMORE, JR., JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP: $250 per semester for two semesters. Recipient must: be a sophomore, junior, or senior; major in mass communications with an emphasis on journalism; and maintain not less than a 3.0 GPA.
  7. FANNIE ROBINSON TYSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $250.00 per semester for the next two semesters. Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student in good standing enrolled at SHSU, demonstrate financial need, have achieved an overall high school GPA of 3.0, maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 at SHSU and have graduated from Coldspring-Oakhurst High School in San Jacinto County, Texas.
  8. FITZ FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for the next two semesters following the date of the award. SHSU recipients must have not less than a 3.0 GPA. High school applicants must meet the same requirements as those for University Scholars; all applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  9. HUNTSVILLE LION'S CLUB ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to a Huntsville High School senior who has been accepted and plans to attend SHSU, majoring in any discipline.
  10. CHARLES W. JONES, JR. COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP: $500 award to a student enrolled in good standing at SHSU, majoring in any discipline. Recipients must: demonstrate involvement in community service; demonstrate financial need; and maintain not less than an overall 2.5 GPA.
  11. JESSE H. JONES & MARY GIBBS JONES SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for two semesters following the award. Recipients must be sophomores, junior or seniors, majoring in liberal arts (economics, English, foreign language, geography, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, and speech communications) or graphic arts (art, studio art, animation art, multimedia, and photography) and maintain not less than a 3.0 GPA.
  12. HARMON LOWMAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester for two semesters of the freshman year. Recipients must be in the upper 20 percent of their graduating class and score not less than 1200 (critical reading + math) on the SAT I or 27 on the ACT.
  13. ARTHUR BEVERLY AND MARY ALICE MAYS ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester, two semesters. Awarded to students who have attended SHSU for two consecutive academic years with an overall GPA of not less than 3.0 and be classified as a juniors or seniors.
  14. JESSE NEWELL & THOMAS SEARS MONTGOMERY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount of award is determined by accrued interest. Recipient must: demonstrate financial need; meet normal SHSU entrance requirement; and be enrolled as full-time student at SHSU; and maintain an overall GPA of not less than 2.5.
  15. DAN RATHER/HORATIO ALGER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount of award is determined by accrued interest. Recipient must: be enrolled and in good standing at SHSU; major in any discipline; maintain an overall GPA of 3.0; submit an essay describing how student has overcome adversity; submit three letters of recommendation; and demonstrate financial need.
  16. JOHN W. SPONBERG JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP: $250 per semester for two semesters. Recipients must: be a sophomore; major in mass communications with an emphasis on journalism; and maintain not less than a 3.0 GPA.
  17. M.C. SUTTON SCHOLARSHIP: $500 award for the fall semester following date of award. Recipient must; be physically challenged; be a full-time student at SHSU; work toward a degree in any discipline; have completed at least 30 semester credit hours; and maintain not less than an overall GPA of 2.5.
  18. STATE FARM FRIENDS OF SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIV. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year.  Recipients must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing and majoring in any discipline; demonstrate strong financial need. GPA of 2.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 15.
  19. TEXAS PIONEER FOUNDATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year; Recipient must be a full or part-time (minimum of 6 hours per long semester) student majoring in any discipline and demonstrate financial aid; maintain an overall GPA of 2.00.
  20. CLAUDE H. & ALICE M. TOWNSEND FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP: $625 per semester for two semesters to a beginning freshman. Recipients must: have been in the upper 20 percent of their high school graduating class; score not less than 1200 (critical reading + math) on the SAT I or 27 on the ACT; and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship may be renewed annually for three additional years, based upon availability of funds and not less than a 3.0 GPA at SHSU.
  21. BRUCE/HILLEGEIST ENDOWMENT FUND: $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing and majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 7th. 
  22. DR. RUTH M. CADY & DR. DOROTHY A. HUSKEY HEALTH SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year. Recipients must be full-time junior or senior students. One scholarship award is for a student majoring in health education, and the other scholarship award is for a student pursuing a pre-professional health related major. Both must show a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Financial need is a consideration but not a determining factor in the awarding of this scholarship.
  23. McDONALD'S/DAN LEASURE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: The amount of the scholarship varies per semester. Recipients must be a full time sophomore, junior or senior. Recipients with the following majors will be selected on a rotating schedule: dance, basketball and accounting. Selection preference will be given to a McDonald's employee, who is a full time SHSU sophomore, junior, or senior maintaining not less than an overall 3.0 GPA.
  24. JAMES W. WALSTEAD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $2500 per semester. Scholarship was established in memory of the donor's son, an SHSU graduate. Scholarship is to be awarded to a freshman student who has been a resident of the state of Texas for at least one year. This is a four-year award, continuation dependent upon maintaining a GPA of 3.25. The recipient must have a record of extracurricular activities and leadership (sports not to be overweighed when compared to other activities). The student must demonstrate financial need.
  25. 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.
  26. THE UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP: Is a competitive scholarship awarded to entering freshmen, Sam Houston State University undergraduate and transfer students whose academic accomplishments and university or community citizenship are excellent in every respect. This competitive scholarship is intended for a full time student enrolled as a resident, nonresidents or a citizen of a country other than the United States of America, maintaining not less than a 3.25 GPA. The award amount is determined on the availability of funds.
  27. HUNTSVILLE STUDY CLUB: Scholarship amount will be determined annually according to endowment earnings. This scholarship will be awarded for two semesters of the freshman year to a female graduating senior from Huntsville High School majoring in any discipline. The recipient is required to be a full-time SHSU student maintaining a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants will need to submit a 250 word statement of life goals.
  28. HERRINGTON VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year. Scholarship awarded to a married undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University. Student must be a US Army veteran who has served in a foreign conflict at least 6 months and has an honorable discharge. Financial need is a consideration in the selection of a recipient, but not a determining factor. GPA of at least 2.8 is required.
  29. MILDRED REED HANCOCK ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year. Scholarship is available to full-time sophomore, junior or senior majoring in any discipline at SHSU. This scholarship was established to benefit persons who started college, but left to raise a family. Recipient must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of at least 2.5.
  30. 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. 
  31. 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.
  32. GREATER TEXAS FOUNDATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year. Recipient must be; an entering freshman student in good standing enrolled at SHSU majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial need; and must maintain an overall GPA of 2.8.
  33. ANNA PENNYBACKER MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT: Recipient must be: a full-time student junior or senior majoring in any discipline; demonstrate that they have had several months of travel and/or have studied at a recognized center of art or culture; and maintain an overall 2.5 GPA.
  34. H.H. "TUBBY" AND NUNA SANDEL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $2000 per semester. The recipient must: have graduated from a Walker County high school; be a full-time incoming freshman student enrolled at SHSU; majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial need; have a minimum SAT score of 1050 or a minimum ACT score of 23. The recipient must maintain at least an overall 2.5 GPA. Preference will be given to students majoring in math or science, but is not limited to those majors.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. DRS. WILFRED AND BOBBIE DIETRICH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year; Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior or senior student majoring in English, speech or drama, and demonstrate financial need. GPA requirement 3.0.
  38. RAVEN/KAPPA ALPHA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: The amount of the scholarship varies per semester. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students (minimum of 12 hours, first time or repeat hours), active member of Gamma Tau chapter of Kappa Alpha Order, in good standing with the university, the fraternity and the National Office of Kappa Alpha Order and of good character to reflect positively on the Chapter. GPA requirement is 3.0 in previous long semester.
  39. PHYSICAL PLANT FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year; Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in any discipline and be a natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a currently employed SHSU Physical Plant staff member. GPA requirement 2.50. Application deadline is February 15.
  40. PHI BETA SIGMA FRATRNITY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman student, enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline, of minority descent, provide evidence of a minimum of 20 hours of community service within the last year, provide three letters of recommendation from teachers or community leaders, and provide a one-page letter expressing goals and aspirations.  No GPA requirement.
  41. DAN RATHER AND JEAN RATHER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $3,000 per year.  Recipients must be incoming undergraduate, first-time freshman students majoring in any discipline, demonstrate financial need, have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.
  42. 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. 
  43. 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.
  44. 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. 
  45. RUTH AND J.A. CHANDLER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipients must be full-time junior or senior students in good standing and of good character enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in agriculture or elementary education or family and consumer science with the intent to receive teacher certification.  GPA of 2.50 is required.
  46. 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.
  47. INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL EXCHANGE COBA SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration; must have transferred from a college in the Lone Star College System; and must have been previously or currently affiliated with the International Cultural Exchange (ICx) as attested to by the representative of ICx.  GPA of 2.00 is required.  Application deadline is February 15th.  For additional information contact Paula Turner, prt001@shsu.edu. 
  48. ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT GENERATIONS SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student, in good standing, enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in any discipline, be a (a) natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a currently employed staff member from the University's Enrollment Management Division; or (b) natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a retired staff member of the University's Enrollment Management Division, with a retirement date on or after December 31, 2007; demonstrate financial need by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and be employed full-time or part-time, and/or involved in community service, and be active in an on-campus organization.  GPA requirement is 2.50.
  49. SWEET CARPENTER PRESIDENTIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per semester.  Recipient must be a full-time incoming freshman in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and majoring in any discipline and be a graduate of a high school in Trinity Texas.  If, in any one year, there are no qualified applicants from a high school in Trinity Texas, the scholarship may be awarded to a qualified incoming freshman student from any high school in East Texas.  Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor.  This is a four-year award as long as the recipient continues to meet all of the selection criteria.  GPA of 3.00 is required.
  50. ACADEMIC AFFAIRS GENERATIONS SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline; be (a) a natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a currently employed staff member from the non-college Division of Academic Affairs or (b) a natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a retired staff member of the non-college Division of Academic Affairs, with a retirement date on or after December 31, 2008; demonstrate financial need by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); and be employed full-time or part-time, and/or involved in community service, and/or be active in an on-campus organization.  GPA of 2.50 is required.
  51. COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR AL HABELMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time or part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours) undergraduate or graduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline; demonstrate financial need; be a participating member of the Collegiate Veterans Association; and must be a U.S. Military Veteran with an Honorable discharge.  GPA of 2.0 is required.  Application deadline is February 15th.  For additional information, please contact Paula Turner, prt001@shsu.edu, 936-294-1672. 
  52. LORETTA J. HANKINS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing and majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required. 
  53. BEESON SCHOLARSHIP: $3,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing; majoring in industrial technology or majoring in any discipline within the College of Business Administration; and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 1st.
  54. 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.
  55. FORMER FOSTER YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time or part-time (minimum of 9 credit hours per semester) undergraduate student in good standing, majoring in any discipline, demonstrate financial need, and must be a former foster youth, orphan, or ward of the state.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 15th.    

For further information:  Division of Academic Affairs, Attention: Paula Turner, Box 2120, Huntsville, TX 77341-2120, (936)294-1672, scholarships@shsu.edu. APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15 (PREFERRED), unless otherwise indicated. ScholarX Scholarship Application

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