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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

 

  1. SPECIAL GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $1,500 per semester.  Recipient must be a Sam Houston State University student enrolled full-time, on campus graduate student, have an undergraduate/graduate GPA of at least a 3.2 and a combined GRE (V + Q) score of 1000.  An International student applying for this scholarship must have an established Sam Houston State University GPA or a forman transcript evaluation on file. Nomination/Application Form is used ONLY for this scholarship award. Application deadlines:  Fall Semester - July 1; Spring Semester - October 15; Summer Semester - April 15.  For additional information contact Tammy Gray, 936-294-1230.

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL SCIENCES

The department is pleased to have available the scholarships listed below.  Scholarships are one-time awards and are not automatically renewable (Exceptions: Ann T. and Charles T. Mallery Endowed Scholarship; San Antonio Livestock Exposition Scholarship).  A student may reapply in subsequent years if eligibility requirements are met.  Students MUST be registered for six or more agricultural science hours each semester or forfeit the scholarship for that semester.

The ScholarX program must be used to apply for departmental scholarships.  The program enables you to apply for all scholarships for which you are eligible, including those outside the Department of Agricultural and Industrial Sciences.  the deadline for departmental scholarships is April 1; non-departmental scholarship deadlines vary.  The following link will redirect you to the ScholarX program:  ScholarX Application

Agricultural Science Scholarships:

  1. ARTHUR LYNN TALK, JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000/year, approximately five scholarships awarded, 2.75 GPA, major in a field of agriculture. Selection based on academic record, extra-curricular activities, and leadership.
  2. HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO ENDOWED SCHOLASHIP: $500-2000/year, awards to incoming freshmen, awards to junior college transfer students, awards to currently enrolled agriculture majors (number of awards may vary), 2.75 GPA, major in a field of agriculture. Selection criteria same as Talk scholarship.
  3. SAN ANTONIO LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION SCHOLARSHIP: $10,000/4 years, awards to incoming freshman only, two awards given annually, major in a field of agriculture, 12 credit hours per semester minimum, 3.0 GPA, Texas residents only. Must comply with S.A.L.E. requirements.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. WILLIE FRANK HALL TRUST SCHOLARSHIP: $1000-1500/year, two awards (may vary), 2.75 GPA, graduated in upper half of high school class, major in agricultural sciences seeking teacher certification, other selection criteria same as previous scholarship.
  7. LOWRY SCHOLARSHIP: $300/year (approximately), two semesters completed at SHSU, active in Collegiate FFA, good character and scholarship, other criteria same as previous scholarship.
  8. SEITZ GIFT FRUIT/GOLDEN VALLEY FARMS SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, two awards, 2.5 GPA, major in agricultural sciences seeking teacher certification, one awarded to senior prior to student teaching, the other awarded to a senior within the student teaching block.
  9. LETTS-HOPPER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, one award, junior or senior, major in agricultural sciences, selected on the basis of character, academic achievement and financial need.
  10. CLEMON AND CAROLYN MONTGOMERY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, one award, 2.75 GPA, major in agricultural sciences, selection based on demonstrated financial need.
  11. ANN CRUMP AND CHARLES T. MALLERY AGRIBUSINESS UNDERGRUATE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies annually, and recipient must have a 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be a full-time entering freshman student, majoring in Agribusiness, demonstrate financial need, be a high performing high school student with demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service, and be a natural born citizen of the United States.
  12. MYRON A. BALCOM INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies annually. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in industrial Technology; 3.0 GPA required; Deadline date for application submission is March 15th.
  13. 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.
  14. BYRD FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF SHSU RODEO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000./year, recipient must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in any discipline, be accepted into the Rodeo Program, and meet NIRA eligibility. Required grade point average is 2.0. Deadline date for application submission is March 20th.
  15. McCAFFETY ELECTRIC  COMPANY, INC. AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL SCIENCES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in agricultural and/or industrial sciences.  Required GPA is 2.0.  Deadline date for application submission is March 15th.  To request application, contact:  Doug Ullrich, Box 2088, Huntsville, TX 77341-2088,  (936)294-1215, agr_dru@shsu.edu.
  16. TEXAS BEST RODEO PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP: $1,500 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University and majoring in any discipline; be accepted into the Rodeo Program; meet NIRA eligibility; and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.25 is required.  Deadline date for application submission is July 1st.  For additional information contact the Agricultural Department; email: sfkelley@shsu.edu  
  17. DUCKS UNLIMITED OF HUNTSVILLE SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000. per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Agriculture or Biology with a minor in Wildlife Ecology.  Required grade point average is 2.8.  Deadline date for application submission is March 15th.  Contact Dwayne Pavelock is Agricultural Sciences.
  18. DANNY AND CINDY PIERCE FAMILY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at SHSU and majoring in agricultural business.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Deadline date for application submission is March 15th.
  19. BILLY HARRELL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at SHSU majoring in Agricultural Mechanization.  GPA of 2.75 is required.  Application deadline is March 20th.  For more information, contact the Department of Agricultural and Industrial Sciences, email; sfkelley@shsu.edu
  20. SPAWGLASS BEARKAT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in Industrial Technology with an emphasis in Construction Management, and be involved in extracurricular activities.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is March 15th.  For additional information, contact Stanley F. Kelley, email: sfkelley@shsu.edu
  21. RICHARD "DICK" WALLRATH SCHOLARSHIP:  $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student (12 hours) or graduate student (9 hours) in good standing, majoring in any discipline, be accepted into the Ranch Horse Program at SHSU; comply with the Collegiate Stock Horse of Texas Association eligibility requirements.  GPS of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is March 15th.  For additional information, contact Stanley F. Kelley, email; sfkelley@shsu.edu
  22. JOE GLENN BURLESON AGRIBUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student in good standing majoring in Agribusiness; be a graduate from Robert E. Lee High School entering as a freshman, or a graduate or transfer student from Lee College in Baytown, Texas; demonstrate financial need; be a high performing high school student with demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities and community service; and be a natural born citizen of the United States.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is March 20th.  For additional information contact Stanley F. Kelley, email: sfkelley@shsu.edu
  23. GLYN AND MARTHA GILLIAM SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing, majoring in agriculture business or agriculture education; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st.  For additional information, contact Dwayne Pavelock, agr_dxp@shsu.edu. 
  24. COLLEGE FARM BOYS SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing and majoring in any agricultural program.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st.  For additional information, contact Dwayne Pavelock, agr_dxp@shsu.edu
  25. 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

SHSU Rodeo Scholarships:
 

  1. 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.
  2. COPENHAGEN/SKOAL -- U.S. TOBACCO SCHOLARSHIPS: $2000-5000/year, number of awards varies, awarded to NIRA winners at regional and national level.
  3. 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.
  4. RODEO CLUB ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP: $300/semester, number of awards varies, awarded for one semester.
  5. WESLEY NEYLAND MEMORIAL ENDOWED RODEO SCHOLARSHIP: $500/year, one award, 2.25 minimum GPA, agricultural sciences major, competitor in the sport of college rodeo.
Number of rodeo scholarships and amounts vary each semester.

For more information contact Dr. Doug Ullrich, SHSU, Department of Agricultural Sciences. Box 2088, Huntsville, TX 77341-2088, (936) 294-1188,
e-mail: agr_dru@shsu.edu or call the main office at (936) 294-1215.


DEPARTMENT OF ART

 

  1. 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.
  2. MARION ST. JOHN BAKER SCHOLARSHIP: The Marion St. John [pronounced “sinn jinn”] Baker Scholarship was established in 1990 by Paul Culp and Joan Bowler Culp in honor of their friendship with Mrs. Baker and to perpetuate her memory. Mrs. Baker lived in Sydney, Australia and was active in artistic circles. She championed often-controversial political causes, e.g. nuclear bans, Aboriginal rights, and government aid to the arts. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and students may submit three-dimensional works of sculpture, jewelry or ceramics to be juried. Recipient must be a good general student with a 3.0 grade point average overall, must show outstanding abilities in one of the three-dimensional art forms such as ceramics, jewelry or sculpture 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.
  3. MARJORIE LEVERTON BOEHME SCHOLARSHIP FOR ART STUDENTS: The Marjorie Leverton Boehme Scholarship for Art Students was established in 1999 by Marjorie Leverton Boehme to provide financial assistance Art students. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and faculty members select the recipient of this scholarship. The recipient of this award must be a full time student at Sam Houston State University of Junior or Senior status majoring in Art.
  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. HAL FULGHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Hal Fulgham Memorial Scholarship was established in 1990 in the memory of Hal Fulgham. Recipients of this award must be an entering freshman student at Sam Houston State University majoring in Photography and submit work for review to the Art Department. Recipients must also have been a Texas resident for at least five years. Applications for this scholarship are available in the Art Office.
  6. 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.
  7. WELDON HALL JR. SCHOLARSHIP: The Weldon Hall Jr. Endowment in Art was established in 2004 in honor of Weldon Hall Jr. Recipients of this award must be an entering freshman student at Sam Houston State University majoring in Art and submit artwork to the art department for review by the faculty. Applications for this scholarship are available in the Art office.
  8. RUTH WYNNE THOMASON HOLLINSHEAD ENDOWMENT FUND IN ART: The Ruth Wynne Thomason Hollinshead Endowment Fund in Art was established in 2002 in memory of Ruth Wynne Thomason Hollinshead. The recipient of this scholarship must be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in any discipline within the Art Department, demonstrate financial need, and maintain a 3.0 grade point average overall. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and faculty members select the recipient.
  9. EMMETTE JACKSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: The Emmette Jackson Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 1995 in honor of Emmette Jackson to provide financial assistance to worthy photography majors. This scholarship is awarded annually each Spring and a committee of photography faculty shall select the recipient of the scholarship. Recipients must be enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in Photography, maintain a 2.5 grade point average overall, and be classified as a junior or senior.
  10. JESSE H. JONES AND MARY GIBBS JONES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: The Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones Endowed Scholarships are awarded to outstanding full-time resident Liberal Arts or Graphic Arts majors who have maintained a 3.0 grade point average at Sam Houston State University. Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones Endowed Scholars will receive $500 per semester for the fall and spring semester following the award. For more information please contact the Division of Academic Affairs, Attention: Paula Turner, Box 2120, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2120, (936) 294-1672, scholarships@shsu.edu Application deadline: February 1 (preferred unless otherwise indicated).
  11. 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
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. JAMES B. AND MARILYN C. SHEPARD SCHOLARSHIP: The James B. and Marilyn C. Shepard Endowment Fund was established in 1999. This scholarship is awarded annually each spring and faculty members select the recipient. The recipient must be a native born US citizen, be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in Art and maintain a 2.5 grade point average overall. First preference will be for students studying sculpture.
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. KENNETH ZONKER ENDOWMENT: The Kenneth Zonker Endowment Fund was established in 2003 by the Zonker family in honor of Kenneth Zonker. This scholarship is awarded annually and a committee within the Art Department selects the recipient. The recipient must be a full time student at Sam Houston State University majoring in Art, submit one piece of art work (in any medium) that was not used for a class project or grade, and was created without supervision, and maintain a 3.0 grade point average in Art. Applications for this scholarship are available in the Art office
  19. ROBERT A. AND CAROLYN W. WERNER 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 program within the Department of Art and demonstrate financial need. GPA of 3.00 is required.  Deadline for application submission is the Fall semester.  For additional information, contact the Art Department, 936-294-4311, email: chuckdrumm@shsu.edu

Funding for each of these scholarships may vary significantly from year to year therefore the exact amount of each scholarship cannot be determined, nor is renewal guaranteed.


  

 

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (BIOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE)
 

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

  • A. Student must pursue, in acceptable sequence, a Biology or Environmental Science curriculum at SHSU, or student must have been accepted into the Pre-Professional Studies Program as a Biology major at SHSU, as outlined in the university catalog;
  • B. Student must be a full-time student in residence (minimum 12 semester hours) at SHSU;
  • C. Student must maintain a B average;
  • D. Student must enroll in a minimum of one Biology and one Chemistry class each semester; and
  • E. Student must sign and return Scholarship Agreement form.
  1. BIOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester, two consecutive semesters, four to six awards, sophomore, junior, or senior status, 3.0 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  2. BIOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per semester, two consecutive semesters, two to four awards for beginning freshmen in upper 25 percent of high school graduating class, minimum score of 1000 on SAT or 24 on ACT; must maintain 3.0 GPA at SHSU, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  3. CLAUDE MCLEOD ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500-$750 per semester, two consecutive semesters, junior or senior status, 3.0 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  4. EMMA NORMAND ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500-$750 per semester, two consecutive semesters, junior or senior status, 3.0 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  5. JAMES D. LONG BIOLOGY ENDOWMENT: Endowment is established to provide student academic scholarships and support for student research projects in the Dept of Biological Sciences. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to receive assistance from this endowment, as are entering freshmen. Applicants for Long Student Research Awards must submit a written proposal in the format specified by the selection committee and approved by a supervising faculty member indicating how the award will be used. Amount unspecified, 3.0 GPA required.
  6. PATRICK NEIL O'BRYANT ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in Environmental Science, or in the event there is no qualified Environmental Science major, the recipient may major in Biological Science with an interest in Environmental Science; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.50 is required.
  7. JAMES PATRICK WEBER ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AWARD: $200 fall semester only, 3.0 GPA, sophomore, junior, or senior Environmental Science major.
  8. S.R. WARNER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500-$750 per semester, two consecutive semesters, junior or senior status, 3.0 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining B average.
  9. TURNER BIOLOGY/ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: $600 per year; Recipient must be a full-time student accepted or enrolled at Sam Houston State University and have transferred from a community college or is an international student. Recipient must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0 over the previous two consecutive semesters and continue to maintain an overall 3.0 GPA. Financial need is a consideration but not a determining factor in the selection process.
  10. WILSON-WARNER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: $1000-1500 per semester two consecutive semesters, one or two awards, sophomore, junior, or senior status, 3.5 GPA, spring semester contingent upon maintaining a B average.
  11. EVERETT WILSON BIOLOGY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate, graduate or transfer student from a community college, or an international student, majoring in biology or pre-professional studies, and demonstrate financial need.  Preference will be given to a qualifying international student.  Two letters of recommendation from professors who are well-acquainted with the applicant must accompany the scholarship application.  3.0 GPA required.  Application deadline is February 1.
  12. EMMA NORMAND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student, in good standing, enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in biological sciences, and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.5 is required.
  13. DR. HAROLD F. FOERSTER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in biology or environmental science, demonstrate financial need, and be a citizen of the United States.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  For additional information, contact Dr. Everett Wilson, LDB 107, (936)294-1555, email: bio_edw@shsu.edu
  14. G. SCOTT & MARY S. McCARLEY ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time junior or senior student in good standing with a major or minor in Environmental Science; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  For additional information, contact Camy Dawson, cdawson@shsu.edu
For further information contact Department of Biological Sciences, SHSU, Box 2116, Huntsville, Texas, 77341-2116. (936)294-1540, bio_klb@shsu.edu. APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1.
 


DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
 

  1. CHEMISTRY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, 3.0 GPA, career goals to include further professional training in chemistry.
  2. CHEMISTRY ACADEMIC JUNIOR OR SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1500 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, 3.0 GPA, career goals to include further professional training in chemistry.
  3. CHEMISTRY ACADEMIC TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, transfer GPA 3.0.
  4. CHEMISTRY ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP: Undergraduate award, Chemistry Major currently enrolled in SHSU, 3.0 GPA, U.S. citizen.
  5. HALINA M. LUKASZEWSKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Chemistry or Political Science major. Inquire as to availability and criteria of these awards.
  6. J.C. STALLINGS SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, currently enrolled in SHSU, GPA 3.0.
  7. JEFFERY ZAGONE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year, A.C.S. Chemistry major or Chemistry major, GPA 3.0. Also, a current standing as a second semester sophomore or first semester junior in chemistry course work.
  8. RAY E. HUMPHREY SCHOLARSHIP: $500-1000 per year. Undergraduate Chemistry major currently enrolled in SHSU, 3.0 GPA, U.S. citizen.
  9. ROBERT A. WELCH FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS: Chemistry major or Chemistry minor, enrolled in CHM 495 and participating in an undergraduate research program.
  10. EARL H. BURROUGH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Number of scholarships and amounts vary. Applicants must be majoring in Chemistry or Physics, native born U.S. citizen and a resident of Texas, full-time enrollment at SHSU (not including elective hours), an overall 3.60 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
For further information contact Dr. Rick Norman, Chair, Chemistry Department, SHSU, Box 2117, Huntsville, Texas, 77341-2117. (936)294-1532. norman@shsu.edu. APPLICATION DEADLINE: NONE
 


DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY & GEOLOGY
 

  1. GERALD L. HOLDER SCHOLARSHIP FOR GEOGRAPHY STUDENTS: $500 -- $700 one semester. Geography majors or minors, senior status, 3.0 GPA Geography overall.
  2. JAMES ELLISON KIRKLEY SCHOLARSHIP: Two awards (amounts vary) to majors in history, political science, geography, or sociology. Recipients are selected on basis of high academic achievement.
  3. THE ELTON M. SCOTT SCHOLARSHIP FOR GEOGRAPHY STUDENTS: $500 -- $700 one semester. Geography majors or minors, senior status. 3.0 GPA Geography overall.
  4. JOHN H. BOUNDS SCHOLARSHIP FOR GEOGRAPHY STUDENTS: $500-$700 for one semester. Requirements: geography majors or minors, senior status. Contact department for GPA requirements.
Request information from: B. Marcus Gillespie, Chair, Department of Geography and Geology, Box 2148, Huntsville, TX 77341-2148. (936)294-1233
 
  1. SHAGS SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year, awarded to two students, junior or senior status, Geology majors,minimum GPA of 3.0, faculty recommendations required.
  2. CANNAN GEOLOGICAL SCHOLARSHIPS: $600 per year, junior or senior status, Geology majors, minimum GPA of 3.2 in Geology and overall 3.0, faculty recommendations required.
Request applications from: Dr. Brian Cooper, Geology Program Coordinator, Department of Geography and Geology, SHSU, Box 2148, Huntsville, TX 77341-2148. (936)294-1566. APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15.
 


DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, COMPUTER SCIENCE, AND STATISTICS:

Mathematics Scholarships:

  1. BREWTON SCHOLARSHIPS: Awarded on basis of achievement and potential. Selections made by SHSU mathematics faculty. APPLICATION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
    • Study toward teacher certification at the secondary level: $400.-$1000. per year, Mathematics major, enrolled in secondary education program. (NOTE: High school students and two-year college students may apply for support if they will satisfy these conditions when they enroll at SHSU.)
    • Study toward teach certification at the elementary level: $100.-$400. per year, Mathematics minor, enrolled in elementary education program. (NOTE: High school students and two-year college students may apply for support if they will satisfy these conditions when they enroll at SHSU.)
    • Summer Study: $200 -$400 summer sessions, Texas school teachers seeking to improve their mathematics teaching credentials.
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  2. GLENDA J. ST. ANDRIE SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT: Amount varies per year.  Recipient must be a full-time student enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in mathematics or statistics, and must demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Deadline for application submission is before 3/21 (The Honors Committee meets to discuss recipients and decisions are made before the Honors Banquet held in April.  Announcements are made on that day.)  For more information contact the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, 936-294-1564, angie@shsu.edu.
  3. DAN REEVES JR. SCHOLARSHIP: $500 - $700 per year (amount varies) to majors in mathematics. Selections made by SHSU Mathematics faculty. Application not necessary.
  4. FRANKLIN D. RICH SCHOLARSHIP: $500 - $700 per year, two awards (amount varies) to majors in Statistics. Selections made by SHSU Mathematics & Statistics faculty. Application not necessary.
  5. JOHN VON NEUMANN AWARD: $100 - $500 per year (amount varies) to majors in mathematics, computing science, or physics. Selections made by SHSU Mathematics & Statistics faculty. Application not necessary.
  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. 

Request applications from: Department of Mathematical and Information Sciences, Box 2206, Huntsville, TX 77341-2206. (936)294-1563,   APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 15.  

Computer Science Scholarships:

  1. COMPUTER SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP: $200 - $400 per year, three to four awards (amount varies) to majors in Computing Science at SHSU. Application not necessary.*
  2. JOHN VON NEUMANN AWARD: $100-$500 per year (amount varies) to majors in mathematics, computing science, or physics. Application not necessary.*
  3. JOHNNIE COOK KELLY SCHOLARSHIP: $200 - $400 per year, two awards (amount varies) to majors in Computing Science at SHSU. Application not necessary.*
  4. KAILAS & BECKY RAO SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF MR. ALBERT KIDD: $1800 per year. Awarded to a full-time senior enrolled in the Senior Thesis course at Sam Houston State University. Applicants must provide evidence of involvement in community service, have a clear criminal record and demonstrate personal integrity. Financial need is not a determining factor in selecting the recipient, but a student demonstrating financial need may receive priority in the selection process. 3.0 GPA requirement. APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 26th. Contact person, David Burris, PhD, CCP, CSP, SHSU Box 2090, Huntsville, TX 77341, 936-294-1568, email csc_dsb@shsu.edu.
  5. MOHAMED AHMED NOMAN ENDOWMENT FUND: Amount will vary, dependent upon available funds; established in memory of Mohaned Noman to honor his love of life and commitment to education. GPA requirement of 3.0 or higher in major. Application not necessary.*
  6. SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIV. COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be an incoming freshman, transfer student or graduate student (or a combination) in good standing and majoring in Computer Science; demonstrated financial need; preference given to a student graduating in the top 10% of their class, whose overall GPA is 3.0 or higher. GPA of 2.70 is required for under-graduates. GPA of 3.0 is required for graduate students.  For additional information contact Peter Cooper, 936-294-1569.

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


SCHOOL OF MUSIC
 

  1. ALVIS AUTREY VOICE AWARD: $300. per year, $150. per semester, Music major, outstanding vocal music student, completed at least four semesters of study, anticipates at least one more year in residence, chosen by the Department of Music Voice Facility only.
  2. BETTY FRIZZELL MUSIC AWARD: $150. per year, $75. per semester, Music major, 3.0 minimum overall GPA; sophomore, junior, or senior, based on character, scholarship, leadership, service, and need.
  3. CHARLES AND HELEN LINDSAY ENDOWMENT FUND IN MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in an academic program in the School of Music with a preference given to students pursuing a degree in Choral Music Education.  2.85 GPA requirement.  Deadline for application submission is 4/15/07.  Email  address for information is bankhead@shsu.edu
  4. 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.
  5. DAVID BERNSHAUSEN MUSIC ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Amount varies; Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in an academic program in the School of Music, be an excellent instrumentalist or vocalist, demonstrate financial need, and be from the city of Yoakum or Lavaca county or Wharton county. This is a four-year award as long as the recipient continues to meet the criteria. 2.0 GPA requirement.
  6. ELAINE McDONALD MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP: $300 per year. Scholarship established for students majoring in music and/or currently performing in a major ensemble in the School of Music (choir, band, orchestra, or accompanying). Recipient must have achieved sophomore or higher standing and have been enrolled full time at SHSU for one year prior to the semester of the scholarship audition and be enrolled full time during the semester of the audition. Members of Sigma Alpha lota are eligible to audition for the scholarship. GPA requirement is 2.85. Deadline for application submission is February of each year.
  7. INEZ MEACHUM POWELL AWARDS IN MUSIC: $250. per year, two students selected, Music major, outstanding academic attainment, character of unquestioned merit, anticipating one more year in residence. Not for incoming Freshmen.
  8. LOUISE POWELL OUTSTANDING PERFORMER AWARD: $500. per year, $250. per semester, Music major, outstanding piano performance; chosen by Department of Music Piano Faculty only. Not for incoming Freshmen.
  9. MARGARET McPHERSON PIANO AWARD: $100. per year, $50. per semester, piano major, 3.0 GPA or better, undergraduate, unusual contribution of piano area through solo performances and/or accompanying; chosen by entire Music Faculty. Not for incoming freshmen.
  10. MUSIC PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS: $100.-$1000. per year, four year (renewable on a yearly basis), scholarships determined by audition. Renewal requirements depend on performance skills, grades, progress, and musical development.
  11. VELMA McDERMETT 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.
  12. VIRGINIA IRVIN MUSIC EDUCATION AWARD: $225.-$450. per semester, one student selected, Music Education Major, 3.0 minimum overall GPA, must be at least junior standings, character of unquestioned merit.
  13. BRYAN HOLLY HORNBECK ENDOWED STRING SCHOLARSHIP: Junior or senior student who has participated at least one year in the SHSU Symphony Orchestra. Demonstrated commitment to music department and maintain an overall 3.0 GPA.
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. JIMMY AND LINDY MILLER SCHOLARSHIP IHO OF KRISTEN MILLER JACKSON: $3,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing, majoring or minoring in Choral Music Education; be participating in the student teaching program in the current semester or following semester; be of good moral character; and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Annual application deadline is February 28th.  For additional information, contact Dr. James Bankhead, email: jmb031@shsu.edu
  17. MARGO AND MIKE CROOK MUSIC 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 or guitar (Donors' preference is piano).  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st.  For additional information, contact Julie Schwab, email: schwab@shsu.edu
  18. NANCY GAERTNER PERFORMING ARTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing and majoring in any program within the Department of Theater and Dance and/or the School of Music.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 15th.  For additional information, contact Dana Nicolay, nicolay@shsu.edu, 936-294-1117.

 

For further information contact School of Music, SHSU, Box 2208, Huntsville, Texas, 77341-2208. (936)294-1368. AUDITIONS DETERMINED BY AWARD STATUS (INCOMING STUDENTS -- AWARDS DETERMINED BY APRIL 30TH) & ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY FACULTY (AWARDS DETERMINED BY APRIL 30TH).
 


DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
 

  1. FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS IN PHYSICS: $400 per semester. Available to freshman physics majors only. Other requirements are 1000+ on SAT and were in the top 25 percent of their high school graduating class.
  2. L. MARCUS RIGBY AWARD: $800 award. Awarded to best student performance in Physics 141, 242, and 243 sequence. Recipient must return to SHSU the semester after receiving award.
  3. OUTSTANDING JUNIOR PHYSICS MAJOR AWARD: $800 award. Recipient must have a 3.0 overall GPA and must return to SHSU the semester after receiving award.
  4. OUTSTANDING SENIOR PHYSICS MAJOR AWARD: $800 cash award. Recipient must have a 3.0 overall GPA or above.
  5. FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP: $200 awarded by the Physics department faculty to an outstanding physics major.
  6. OUTSTANDING ASTRONOMY STUDENT: $200 - This award is given to an outstanding astronomy student.
  7. EARL H BURROUGH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: Number of scholarships and amounts vary. Applicants must be majoring in Chemistry or Physics, native born U.S. citizen and a resident of Texas, full-time enrollment at SHSU (not including elective hours), an overall 3.60 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
  8. CHAIRMAN'S AWARD: This $400 scholarship is awarded to any declared physics majors maintaining a 3.5 or better GPA.
  9. JEREMY AND CAMILLE DUMOIT PHYSICS SCHOLARSHIP FUND: $500 per year.  Recipient must be a part-time or full-time undergraduate student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in physics.  Preferences will be given to students taking a minimum of 12 semester credit hours.  GPA of 3.50 is required.  For additional information email: phy-glp@shsu.edu
  10. JERRY AND JAN CALVERT PHYSICS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing, majoring in Physics and demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is March 1st.  For additional information, contact the Department of Physics, (936)294-1607. 
For further information contact Dr. Rex Isham, Chair, Department of Physics, SHSU, 1908 Ave J; Farrington Bldg, Room 202, Huntsville, Texas, 77340. (936) 294-1601, phy_eri@shsu.edu. APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 1.


DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE & DANCE

Theater Scholarships:
 

  1. WILLIAM F. BROWN AWARD: $2500 for year; awarded by Theatre faculty to a Theatre or Musical Theatre major, demonstrating financial need, maintaining an overall GPA of 3.0.
  2. MARGARET A. CONWELL MEMORIAL MUSICAL THEATRE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in Musical Theatre. Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor; GPA 3.0; Application deadline, April 1st.
  3. KEVIN J. DODSON THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP: $2000 per year; $1000 a semester, awarded to upper level Theatre majors with an emphasis in directing. Application to theatre faculty, based on talent, grades, and citizenship.
  4. RUTH WYNN THOMASON HOLLINSHEAD ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN THEATER: Amount varies.  Recipient must be a student in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University majoring in Theatre and demonstrate financial need.  Special consideration will be given to students with an interest in costume design. GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st.  For additional information contact: Penelope Hasekoester, hasekoester@shsu.edu, 936-294-1330.
  5. HUMPHREYS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS: $1000 per year; $500 per semester, for incoming transfer and freshmen Theatre and Musical students. Students apply by audition, letters of recommendation, and interviews.
  6. JIM AND JULEE MILLER THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP FUND: $1,000 per year; Recipients must be full-time students, sophomore, junior, senior, majoring in theatre. Financial need is a consideration, but not a determining factor; GPA 3.0; Application deadline, April 1st.
  7. MARK MITCHELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $750 per semester for continuing students given by Former Student Association. Awards are granted through the Theatre faculty.
  8. NICHOLSON-BOZEMAN SCHOLARSHIPS IN MUSICAL THEATRE: $1000 per semester, to continuing Musical Theatre students. Applications must be made to Theatre faculty. Awards are based on talent, grades and need.
  9. ERICA STARR LIVE YOUR DREAM MEMORIAL THEATRE ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP: $3,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing and majoring in musical theatre, if in any one year there are no qualified musical theatre major applicants, then students majoring in theatre and showing an interest in the technical side of theatre (lighting, costumes, scenery, etc.) will be considered; demonstrate financial need.  GPA of 2.00 is required.  Application deadline is April 1st.  For additional information contact Penelope Hasekoester, hasekoester@shsu.edu, 936-294-1330.
  10. 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. 
  11. CHARLES A. SCHMIDT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: $500 per year, given to a continuing Theatre major who maintains a 3.0 GPA, demonstrates good citizenship and financial need.
  12. BILL & ANN STOKES SCHOLARSHIP: Amount of scholarship varies per year; Recipients must be full-time sophomore, junior or senior students, majoring in Theatre and Musical Theatre, demonstrate financial need, and be a student in good standing in the theatre department. 3.0 GPA; Application deadline March 15th.
  13. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CONTINUING DRAMA MAJORS: Available through the Theatre Program and Alpha Psi Omega. Number and amount of scholarships fluctuate. Theatre Program awards are based on grades, talent and need. Alpha Psi Omega awards are based on talent, participation in the department, citizenship, and need.
  14. SCHOLARSHIPS OF INCOMING THEATRE MAJORS: $1000 awarded to incoming transfer and freshmen theatre majors each fall. New students apply by audition, letters of recommendation, and interviews.
  15. SHSU DANCE AND THEATRE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,500 per year.  Recipients must be full-time students in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in dance or theatre, be interviewed by the selection committee to discuss his or her educational goals, and demonstrate financial need. GPA requirement is 3.0.  Application deadline is April 1st.
  16. 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.
  17. NANCY GAERTNER PERFORMING ARTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing and majoring in any program within the Department of Theater and Dance and/or the School of Music.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 15th.  For additional information, contact Dana Nicolay, nicolay@shsu.edu, 936-294-1117.
Dance Scholarships:
 
  1. CHI TAU EPSILON SCHOLARSHIP: Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student by fall, maintain an overall GPA of 3.0, be an active member in good standing of Chi Tau Epsilon, complete the application for "Dances @ 8" and submit a list of community service hours, attend pre-showings for "Dances @ 8", choreograph a piece for "Dances @ 8". Application deadline will be 2 weeks prior to the show. Interested individuals request application from: Jennifer Pontius at SHSU Box 2269, Huntsville Tx 77341, (936) 294-1300; email: dnc_jkp@shsu.edu.
  2. KELLEY BARBER ENDOWED DANCE PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000 per year. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Dance. GPA requirement is 2.5. Interested individuals contact Jennifer Pontius at Box 2269, Huntsville Tx 77341, (936) 294-1300; pontius@shsu.edu..
  3. LEASURE-MCDONALD'S SCHOLARSHIP: Amounts vary. Dance Majors apply to the Dance faculty.
  4. 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.
  5. DANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD: Amounts vary. Covers one year. Recipient must be a continuous Dance Major who has made exemplary contributions to dance, while maintaining a 3.0 overall GPA.
  6. UNDERGRADUATE PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS: $500 one term, $1000 per year. Recipient must be a Dance Major and have an overall 2.8 GPA. Also, he/she must exhibit through audition excellent performance skills and fulfill performance responsibilities as assigned.
  7. SHSU DANCE AND THEATRE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP: $1,500 per year.  Recipients must be full-time students in good standing enrolled at Sam Houston State University, majoring in dance or theatre, be interviewed by the selection committee to discuss his or her educational goals, and demonstrate financial need. GPA requirement is 3.0.  Application deadline is April 1, 2008.
  8. NANCY GAERTNER PERFORMING ARTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP:  $2,000 per year.  Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate in good standing and majoring in any program within the Department of Theater and Dance and/or the School of Music.  GPA of 2.50 is required.  Application deadline is February 15th.  For additional information, contact Dana Nicolay, nicolay@shsu.edu, 936-294-1117.

For further information contact Penny Hasekoester, Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance, SHSU, Huntsville, Texas, 77341, (936) 294-1330. APPLICATION DEADLINE: CONTACT APPROPRIATE DEPARTMENT.


TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
 

  1. STEPHEN RANDEL SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to an outstanding student participating in the Brazos Valley Regional Technology Student Competition held at Sam Houston State University each year during the month of April.
  2. DALE BENKE SCHOLARSHIP: Awarded to outstanding Sam Houston students majoring in Technology. Awards are based on student needs, contributions to SHSU, the department, and participation in technology related student clubs/organizations.

DEPARTMENT OF NURSING

  1. ALVIN AND ANGELINE JASIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND: $1,500 pear year. Recipients must be a full-time undergraduate student in good standing, majoring in Pre-Nursing until Sam Houston State establishes a Nursing Program, at which time the major will be Nursing. GPA of 3.00 is required.
  2. MARY ELLEN RAGSDALE NURSING SCHOLARSHIP:  $5,000 per year.  Recipient must be an incoming freshman student in good standing and majoring in nursing; be a graduate of Humble High School.  If there are no qualified applicants from Humble High School, preference will be given to graduates from any high school within the Humble Independent School District.  If there are no qualified applicants from the Humble Independent School District, then the scholarship award will be open to any qualified students.  Financial need will be a consideration but not a determining factor.  GPA of 3.00 is required.  Application deadline is 10/31/10.  For additional information, contact Kerri Cravey, ksc013@shsu.edu, 936-294-2375.
The number and/or amount of each award are determined by the amount of income earned on the respective scholarship endowment.

Request applications from: Dr. Thomas Higgins, Technology Program, PO BOX 2266, Huntsville, Texas, 77341-2266, (936) 294-1191/1192, ITH_TDH@SHSU.EDU.

NOTE: For scholarships not mentioned, contact SHSU Library Reference desk.

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