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  • $1000 Scholarship, which is divided equally for distribution in the Fall and Spring. Applicant Must:

    •  have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA
    •  be enrolled full-time for the fall and spring semesters when the scholarship is dispersed
    •  be pursuing a degree from Texas State University with a declared minor in diversity studies or women's studies
    •  have completed at least 12 hours of course work 
    • complete the following application including a 1 and a half to 2 page response to the following essay question: How do you think the knowledge gained with a minor in Diversity Studies/Women's Studies will benefit you as an individual, as a citizen, and/or as a member of today's workforce?

    Scholarship issued the following Fall and Spring Semester

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    Interested in Donating?

    If you would like do donate to our scholarship funds, please email us at cdgs@txstate.edu. Your generous contribution helps financially support an undergraduate Women's Studies or Diversity Studies minor and a graduate student currently pursuing research or community involvement in Gender Studies.

  • $500 scholarship available to full-time students at Texas State University.

    The recipient(s) of the annual Nina Vaca-Humrichouse Scholarship is chosen from Latina students that:

    • are enrolled full time at Texas State University, taking a minimum of 12 hours per semester
    • have a minimum overall 2.5 GPA
    • exhibit leadership and commitment to public service
    • complete the following application including a 1 to 1 1/2  page response to the following essay question: Speak to what exhibiting leadership, committing to public service, and having a desire to make a difference in the community mean to you.

    Scholarship issued the following Fall Semester

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  • $500 scholarship available to males enrolled full time at Texas State University. Selection Criteria:

    • full-time student enrolled at Texas State University taking a minimum of 12 hours per semester with a GPA of at least 2.75
    • preference for African American male student(s) exhibiting leadership, commitment to public service and a desire to make a difference in his community

    Applicant must respond to the following essay question: In approximately 2 pages, speak to what exhibiting leadership, committing to public service, and having a desire to make a difference in the community mean to you.

     Scholarship issued the following Fall Semester

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  • $1000 scholarship, which is divided equally for distribution in the Fall and Spring. Applicant must:

    • have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA
    • be enrolled in at least 6 hours of coursework for the Fall and Spring semesters that the scholarship will be dispersed 
    • have a 3.0 GPA in their undergraduate coursework or six hours of previous graduate work. 
    •  be pursuing a graduate degree from Texas State University
    • submit 2 letters of reference that address the following: 
      •  academic achievement
      • importance and quality of contributions and/or activities related to Gender Studies
      •  potential for future contributions to gender studies and related fields
    • complete the following application including a two page essay that addresses the following: career goals, community involvement, and academic work related to gender studies

     Scholarship issued the following Fall and Spring Semester

    Click here to Apply Now!

     

    Interested in Donating?

    If you would like do donate to our scholarship funds, please email us at cdgs@txstate.edu. Your generous contribution helps financially support an undergraduate Women's Studies or Diversity Studies minor and a graduate student currently pursuing research or community involvement in Gender Studies.