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CDGS Scholarships

Scholarship applications are due by March 1, 2019


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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

  • $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

  • $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

    To apply, click here:

    txstate.edu/center-for-multicultural-and-gender-studies/scholarships/cdgs-scholarships/mayo-scholarship0.html

  • $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