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Dr. Heather C. Galloway, Dean
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Scholarship Opportunities

Incoming Freshman Scholarships - Deadline: December 15

Below are scholarship opportunities for incoming freshmen to the Honors College.  Freshmen applying for scholarships should complete the Texas State standard scholarship application, which is due by December 15 in the year preceding the fall semester of the academic year that the student wants to attend Texas State. (For example, applications are due December 15, 2012 for students who will enter Texas State in fall 2013.)  To be considered for the scholarships listed below, students will also need to apply and be accepted into the Honors College.

Texas State also has a general scholarship program for other scholarships not listed here.  The Honors College scholarship application and Texas State general applications are separate competitions.  Further information is available at www.finaid.txstate.edu.

For scholarship opportunities for continuing and transfer Texas State students in the Honors College.


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.

ʉ۬Application 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.

Honors College Scholarships

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

Depending on funding availability, one Jim and Elizabeth Camp Scholarship is awarded annually for $500.    

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.

ʉ۬Application 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 awards given 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 for 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.