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Undergraduate Scholarships

Department Scholarships

Name Semester Funding Deadline

Timothy William Reese Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Fall 2019 TBA
The Melvin Weathersby Scholarship Fall 2019 TBA
Burd-Cook Scholarship Fall 2019 TBA

Osher Reentry Scholarship

Fall 2019 TBA

 

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  • This scholarship honors the memory of Timothy William Reese (1951-2001) and provides financial assistance to students pursuing a BAAS degree through Organization, Workforce, & Leadership Studies with an emphasis on Business.

    Mr. Reese received his degree from Texas State University-San Marcos (formerly SWT) in 1983. He was employed with the Social Security Administration for 31 years. His four children also attended Texas State.

    Memorial contributions were made upon the death of Mr. Reese in 2001 by his widow, Claudette Reese. A maximum of $400 a year will be offered, when funds are available.

    Students must submit an application by June 1st each academic year for the next school year to be considered for this award. Applications are good for one year only and must be renewed each year.

    Qualifications:

    Award to be presented annually to a student pursuing a degree with Business emphasis through the Organization, Workforce, & Leadership Studies Department.

    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.

    The scholarship can be renewed but application needs to be made each year.

    Limitations: The principal of the Fund shall remain inviolate. Additional funds may be added to the endowed fund at any time. The Texas State University-San Marcos Development Foundation Investment Committee will be responsible for investing the funds under the guidelines established to achieve the maximum amount of approved earnings and will disburse scholarship awards at the appropriate time.

    The scholarship selection committee within the department, in consultation with a Committee representative from the family, shall select the recipients of the scholarship.

  • This scholarship honors the memory of Melvin Weathersby (1937-2015) who was a long time faculty member and advisor in the Department of Organization, Workforce, and Leadership Studies. The scholarship is designed to assist students pursuing the BAAS or MED or MSIS/MAIS degree.

    Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to assist students with their Fall tuition. Students must submit the application to the Department of Organization, Workforce, & Leadership Studies no later than TBA.

    Applications are good for one submission only. Further funding would be dependent on the funds available and new applications would have to be submitted next year.

    Qualifications:

    • Recipient accepted into the department in good standing with a 3.0 GPA for graduate students and a 2.75 GPA for undergraduate students.

    • Recipient has been working full-time for the last ten years.

    • Recipient must provide a two page essay that explains his/her need for assistance and career goals. Also, applicant must indicate the nature and duration of the full-time work he/she has been engaged in for ten years.

  • This scholarship was established to honor Richard Burd and Richard Cook for their work and dedication to the department/students and to preserve their memory.  They were long time faculty and advisors who served the students in the San Antonio area.

    One or two scholarships will be awarded to assist students with their Fall tuition in the amount of $250.00.  Students must submit the application to the Department of Occupational, Workforce, & Leadership Studies no later than TBA.

    Applications are good for one submission only.  Further funding would be dependent on the funds available and new applications would have to be submitted next year.

    Qualifications

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

  • In January 2011, The Bernard Osher Foundation provided grant funds to assist non-traditional, reentry student(s) with tuition expenses.  This scholarship should benefit undergraduate students who have considerable years of employability ahead of them and enrolled at Texas State University. Click here for the requirements and application for this scholarship.

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