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College of Science and Engineering Scholarships

DENISON-KOEHN ENDOWED SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in the College of Science and Engineering to help provide financial support.

General Information:

  • Applicants must be enrolled full time and have a minimum Texas State GPA of 3.00
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and not receive other forms of financial aid

Award Amount: Anticipated award amount is $1000 (varies annually) and will be credited toward recipient's tuition and fees.

Application Deadline: By 5PM on February 1, 2017

Contact: See Application form below for complete details

DOROTHY COKER FELLOWSHIP

This scholarship was established in 1989 in memory of Dorothy Coker, by her husband William.

General Information:

  • Available to graduate students majoring in the College of Science and Engineering
  • Students must be nominated by a Texas State faculty member

Award Amount: Competitive award in support of research-related costs

Application Deadline: By 5PM on February 1, 2017

Contact: Department office of your major; see Criteria and Application form below for complete details

GWEN S. DURRENBERGER SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE

Gwen and Weldon Durrenberger shared fond memories of their college days. Because of this love and his deep love for his wife, Gwen, Weldon made a gift of property to Texas State University. Both Weldon and Gwen had exciting careers in the sciences. Weldon wanted to create a lasting memory for Gwen and at the same time assist students who were pursuing a degree in one of the sciences, technology or engineering. This property gift has been developed into the Gwen S. Durrenberger Endowment for Women in Science.

General Information:

  • Successful candidates should be pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or PhD degree in one of the majors in the College of Science and Engineering.
  • Candidates can apply for the award or be nominated

Award Amount: Awards are $1000 to $6000 to be credited towards recipient's tuition and fees and is based on classification (i.e., undergraduate, current MS and PhD students, and entering PhD students).

Application Deadline: By 5PM on February 1, 2017

Contact:  See Application form below for complete details

JAMP - JOINT APPLICATION MEDICAL PROGRAM

JAMP is a special program created by the Texas Legislature in 2002 to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students who are interested in pursuing a medical education.  JAMP website

General Information:

  • Students must apply in or just after their freshmen year between April 1 and September 1 on a centralized online application.
  • Must be engaged in pre-medical program with the intent to apply to medical school in one of the state-funded Texas medical schools (stipends must be paid back if student drops out of the program)
  • Students must attend a mandatory summer session at an assigned Texas medical school (stipend and expenses paid)

Award Amount: Once a student has been admitted, award is $1000 per long semester and expenses and stipend for one semester each summer.

Application Deadline: September 1

Contact: Dr. Carolyn Pesthy, Dept. of Biology, cpesthy@txstate.edu, 512.245.2178 

JOAN K. THOMPSON MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will be awarded to an Undergraduate/Graduate student majoring in the College of Science and Engineering. 

General Information:

  • Applicants must be fulltime students; in order to receive the award, the successful applicant must remain a fulltime student in the College of Science and Engineering.
  • There may be multiple recipients for the award.

Award Amount: The award amount will be a minimum of $1000 to be credited towards the recipient's tuition and fees.

Application deadline:  By 5PM on February 1, 2017 

Contact:  See Application form below for complete details

LOUIS STOKES ALLIANCE FOR MINORITY PARTICIPATION SCHOLARS PROGRAM
(H-LSAMP SCHOLARS PROGRAM)

In partnership with the National Science Foundation, the H-LSAMP Scholars Program is designed to substantially increase the quality, quantity, and diversity of students graduating with baccalaureate degrees in STEM fields - the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

General Information:

  • Available to undergraduate students only; must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Student must be a declared major in the College of Science and Engineering and in one of the following disciplines: biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, mathematics, or physics
  • See website for online application, eligibility requirements, and additional program information

Award Amount: Individual awards are $3000 per long semester to be credited towards recipient's tuition and fees. This is a continuing, renewable award as long as funds are available and all program requirements are met each semester.

Application Deadline: See website to apply and for application deadlines.

Contact: Susan M. Romanella, Program Director, hlsamp@txstate.edu, 512.245.7464

MARIEL M. MUIR ENDOWED SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in 1997 to honor Mariel M. Muir, Dean of the College of Science from 1993-1996.

General Information:

  • This scholarship will be awarded to a junior undergraduate student majoring in the College of Science and Engineering to help provide financial support during the senior year.
  • Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to campus and/or community activities and demonstrate leadership inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Must have completed at least 30 Texas State hours by the end of the Fall semester of their junior year
  • Requires a minimum Texas State GPA of 3.60

Award Amount: Annual award of $500 each long semester to be credited towards recipient's tuition and fees.

Application Deadline: By 5PM on February 1, 2017

Contact: See Application form below for complete details

PRESIDENTIAL UPPER LEVEL SCHOLARSHIP

The Presidential Upper Level Scholarship Program provides financial assistance and special recognition to a limited number of undergraduate students with exceptional academic achievement in their college work. Students receiving other scholarships funded by Student Service Fees are not eligible for Presidential Upper Level Scholarships unless they elect to forfeit the other(s) for that year. Students can only be awarded this scholarship once.

General Information:

  • Applicants should possesses outstanding academic achievement and leadership
  • Applicants must be full-time students with 60 or more credit hours by the beginning of the fall semester, of which 30 hours must be earned at Texas State University
  • Applicant must maintain a minimum course load of 12 hours each semester

Award Amount: Annual award of $1200 ($600 for each long semester)

Application Deadline: February 15

Contact: Department of your major for an application

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SMITH-WILLMS SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will be awarded to a junior undergraduate student majoring in Chemistry, Biology, or Physics to help provide financial support during the senior year.

General Information:

  • Student must demonstrate a record of exceptional academic achievement
  • Special consideration will be given to students who have expressed an interest in graduate studies and in pursuing careers in teaching and research
  • Faculty nominated
  • Requires a minimum Texas State GPA of 3.00
  • Students must be in junior year to be eligible

Award Amount: Award is a minimum of $500 to be credited towards recipient's tuition and fees, and a plaque is awarded at the end of the student’s junior year.

Application Deadline: By 5PM on February 1, 2017

Contact: Students must be nominated by faculty. If you are interested in this scholarship, please contact a faculty member in your major department (i.e., Chemistry, Biology, or Physics Departments only).

STANLEY C. ISRAEL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will be awarded to a freshman undergraduate student majoring in the College of Science and Engineering. 

General Information:

  • Applicant must be an incoming first year, fulltime student who has competed in the Texas Science and Engineering Fair or associated Texas Science and Engineering regional fairs (see pdf for full list).
  • Scholarship recipients must be a declared major in the College of Science and Engineering.

Award Amount: The amount of the award will be up to $3100 to be credited towards recipient's tuition and fees.

Application Deadline:  By 5PM on February 1, 2017

Contact:  See Application form below for complete details

SUZANNE BARRY PATENAUDE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in the College of Science and Engineering, with preference given to women. 

General Information:

  • Applicants must be fulltime students with a minimum Texas State GPA of 3.00 and have at least 60 hours by August 12, 2017.
  •  In order to receive the award, the successful applicant must remain a full-time student in the College of Science and Engineering.

Award Amount: The amount of the award will be $400 to be credited towards the recipient's tuition/fees. 

Application deadline:  By 5PM on February 1, 2017 

Contact: See Application form below for complete details


STAR

OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE AWARD - COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

The Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award is presented annually to a College of Science and Engineering undergraduate student who possesses outstanding characteristics in scholarship and service. Recognition is awarded in the form of a plaque presented to the student. In addition, a perpetual plaque with the student’s name is displayed outside the office of the Dean of Science and Engineering.

General Information:

  • Applicant should possesses outstanding personal and professional characteristics
  • Applicant must maintain a Texas State GPA of 3.25 or greater based on at least 90 hours, 30 of which are earned at Texas State

Application Deadline: By 5PM on February 1, 2017

Contact: Department offices for application packets

OUTSTANDING GRADUATE AWARD - COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

The Outstanding Graduate Student Award is presented annually to a College of Science and Engineering graduate student who possesses outstanding characteristics in scholarship, research, teaching, and service. Recognition is awarded in the form of a plaque presented to the student. In addition, a perpetual plaque with the student’s name is displayed outside the office of the Dean of Science and Engineering.

General Information:

  • Applicant should exhibit leadership and participation in departmental, college, and university activities
  • Applicant must maintain a Texas State GPA of 3.25 or greater based on at least 18 hours of graduate work earned at Texas State

Application Deadline:  By 5PM on February 1, 2017

Contact: Department offices for application packets