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Department Scholarships

Departmental Scholarships are reviewed by the scholarship selection committee within the department. We will update the deadlines based on funding available. Scholarships are also available in the BOSS System. 

Scholarship Program Semester Funding Deadline Funds Awarded

Timothy William Reese Memorial Endowed Scholarship

BAAS N/A N/A N/A

The Melvin Weathersby Scholarship

BAAS/ MEd/ MSIS/ MAIS N/A N/A N/A

Burd-Cook Scholarship

BAAS/ MEd/ MSIS/ MAIS N/A N/A N/A

Dewain Cobb Scholarship Fund for Non-Traditional Students

BAAS/ MEd/ MSIS/ MAIS N/A N/A N/A

Jane Cappe Research Award

MSIS/ MAIS OPEN N/A 9 Recipients at $1000 each

Patricia S. Davis Endowed Scholarship

BAAS/ MEd/ MSIS/ MAIS OPEN N/A  

 


Each scholarship is listed below with the stated criteria/requirement. 

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  • Purpose:

    • Students to be awarded a max of $400 when funds available 

    Qualifications:

    • Student must be enrolled full-time.
    • Student must have junior or senior status with an overall 3.0 grade point average.
    • Student must demonstrate financial need.
    • OE or PD must be Business emphasis

    Requirements:

    • Please respond to the following questions and attach the typed answers to this application.  One typed written page per question is required.  No more than two typed pages per answer are acceptable.
      • Establish a personal and financial need for a scholarship.
      • Discuss your career goals and how the scholarship will enhance the goals
    • Attach two letters of personal and/or professional references.

     

  • Qualifications:

    • Applicants must be pursuing one of the following degrees: BAAS, MEd, MSIS, or MAIS
    • GPA required: 3.0 for graduate students and 2.75 for undergraduate
    • Applicant has been working full-time for the last ten years.

    Requirements:

    • Attach a two page essay to this application that explains his/her need for assistance and career goals.
    • Applicant must indicate the nature and duration of the full-time work he/she has been engaged in for ten years.

     

  • Purpose: 

    • Students will be awarded no less than $250 (depending on available funds) 

    Qualifications:

    • Applicants must be pursuing one of the following degrees: Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences, Management of Technical Education, Master of Arts or Science in Interdisciplinary Studies.

    Requirements:

    • Attach a one page essay to this application in regard to your career goals and how your education relates to those career goals.
    • Attach an unofficial Texas State transcript.
    • Based on their cumulative GPA

     

  • Purpose: 

    • Students will be awarded no less than $250 (depending on available funds) 

    Qualifications:

    • Applicants must be pursuing one of the following degrees: Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences, Management of Technical Education, Master of Arts or Science in Interdisciplinary Studies.
    • Undergraduate Applicants must have an overall GPA of not less than 2.75
    • Graduate Applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (if beginning program) or at least 3.0 on all graduate work 

    Requirements:

    • Based on GPA
    • Provide a student profile regarding your current work/life responsibilities and obligations. 
  • Qualifications:

    • Applicants must be pursuing one of the following degrees: BAAS, MEd, MSIS, or MAIS
    • GPA required: 3.5 for graduate students and 3.0 for undergraduate
    • Graduate students must have completed 6 graduate hours in OWLS with a 3.5 GPA
    • Preference is given to a non-traditional female student.

    Requirements:

    • Apply through BOSS system 
  • Purpose:

    • Students will be awarded $1000 to provide financial assistance for the execution of their research 

    Qualifications:

    • Applicants must be pursuing Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (MSIS)

    Requirements:

    • Recommendation of the graduate advisor.
    • All applicants must provide a copy of their research proposal
    • All applicants must provide an unofficial transcript.
    • Applicants will provide an essay containing the following information: 
      1. Quality of the research outline.
      2. Ability of the proposed research to challenge and strengthen the applicant's skills.
      3. Significance of the research.