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Dr. Heather C. Galloway, Dean
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Honors Scholarship Opportunities

2014 - 2015 Scholarship Awards to be Announced April 24th

All Honors scholarship awards will be announced at the April 24th Honors Awards Ceremony at the Alkek Teaching Theatre. More information to come soon.

Application Deadline was on March 1, 2014

Continuing and Transfer Students - To be considered for the scholarships listed below, continuing and transfer students at Texas State should apply using the application located here.  

Texas State also has a general scholarship program for other scholarships not listed here.  The honors scholarship application and Texas State general applications are separate competitions. 

Freshmen - To be considered for the scholarships listed below, freshmen should complete the Texas State general scholarship application for freshmen by December 15 and apply to the Honors College.


Honors College Scholarships

Twelve to eighteen Honors College Scholarships are awarded annually for $1,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Awarded to freshmen and currently enrolled students who have been accepted into the Honors College.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic strength and engagement in the community and maintain a semester grade point average of at least 3.25.
  • Applicants must enroll in at least 12 hours per semester.
  • Applicants must reapply each year and meet all eligibility requirements.

 
Application Procedures and Deadlines

  • Continuing students: by 5 p.m. on March 1, complete online scholarship form and submit two letters of recommendation to the Honors College.
  • Incoming freshmen: must have been accepted to Texas State and apply through the regular scholarship application by December 15.

Stephen R. Gregg Presidential Endowed Scholarship

Depending on funding availability, one awarded annually for $2500-4000.    

Eligibility Criteria

  • Awarded to freshmen and currently enrolled students who have been accepted into the Honors College.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic strength and engagement in the honors community and maintain a semester grade point average of at least 3.25.
  • Applicants must enroll in at least 12 hours per semester.
  • Applicants must reapply each year and meet all eligibility guidelines.

 
Application Procedures and Deadlines

  • Continuing students: by 5 p.m. on March 1, complete online scholarship form and submit two letters of recommendation to the Honors College.
  • Incoming freshmen: must have been accepted to Texas State and apply through the regular scholarship application by December 15.

Jim and Elizabeth Camp Scholarship

Depending on funding availability, one Jim and Elizabeth Camp Scholarship is awarded annually for $500-$1000. Students must reapply each year and maintain the requirements of the scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Available to currently enrolled honors students who have completed at least one Honors course, will receive their bachelor's degree from Texas State University, and expect to graduate according to the requirements of the Honors College.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic strength and engagement in the community and maintain a semester grade point average of at least 3.3 or above.
  • Applicants must enroll in at least 14 hours per semester.
  • Aplicants must have a Junior/Senior standing (60 credit hours).
  • In addition to completing the general essay requirement, applicants for the Camp Scholarship are also required to complete a 400 word essay describing why they are majoring in their chosen disciplines or explaining the importance they attach to the attainment of a college education. This item may be copied to the "additional information" section of the online honors scholarships application.

 
Application Procedures and Deadlines

  • Continuing students: by 5 p.m. on March 1, complete online scholarship form and submit two letters of recommendation to the Honors College.
  • Incoming freshmen: must have been accepted to Texas State and apply through the regular scholarship application by December 15.

Emmie Craddock Scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship is awarded annually in honor of Dr. Emmie Craddock. The number of scholarships awarded will depend on funding availability.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must enroll at Texas State with a major in Chemistry, English, History or Physics, or enter the Honors College.
  • Currently enrolled or transfer students who meet the criteria above must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
  • Incoming freshmen must have an ACT composite score of 27 or above, SAT composite score of 1180 or above, or rank in the upper 10 percent of their high school graduating class.
  • Recipients are required to maintain an overall and semester grade point average of 3.5 or above.
  • Applicants must reapply each year and meet all eligibility requirements.
  • Applicants must enroll in at least 15 hours per semester.

Application Procedures and Deadlines

  • Continuing students: by 5 p.m. on March 1, fill out online scholarship form and arrange for two additional letters of recommendation to be submitted to the Honors College.
  • Incoming freshmen: must turn in completed application by December 15, for scholarships awarded in the following fall semester.  Students must have been accepted to Texas State and apply through the regular scholarship application.

Merry Kone FitzPatrick Endowed Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually in honor of Professor Merry Kone FitzPatrick. The number of awards given will depend on funding availability.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Awarded to currently enrolled sophomores, juniors, or seniors who are active members of Alpha Lambda Delta.  A preference is given to students who have been accepted into the Honors College.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic strength and engagement in the community.
  • Applicants must maintain a semester grade point average of at least 3.50.
  • Applicants must enroll in at least 12 hours per semester.
  • Applicants must demonstrate participation in Alpha Lambda Delta and must have paid the Alpha Lambda Delta initiation and lifetime membership fee.
  • Applicants must reapply each year and meet all eligibility requirements.


Application Procedures and Deadlines

  • Continuing students: by 5 p.m. on March 1, fill out online scholarship form and arrange for two additional letters of recommendation to be submitted to the Honors College.