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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: Award is $1000 and will be credited toward recipient's tuition/fees

Application Deadline: March 17

Contact: See Application form below for 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
  • Students must be nominated by a Texas State faculty member

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

Application Deadline: March 17

Contact: Department office of your major

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GWEN S. DURRENBERGER SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE

Gwen and Weldon Durrenberger shared fond memories of their college days and 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
  • Evidence of excellence to be included in the application packet should include, but is not limited to the following:
    - An updated CV or resume emphasizing scholarly accomplishments and previous honors.
    - An up-to-date college transcript.
    - A statement of personal and professional goals related to how a degree in the sciences may have greater societal impact
    - Three letters of reference
  • Submit completed application packets to the Dean's Office, College of Science and Engineering, 201 Centennial Hall

Award Amount: Awards are $1000 to $6000 based on classification from undergraduate, current MS and PhD students, and entering PhD students.

Application Deadline: March 17

Contact:  See Application form below for 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 

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

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. Student must be a declared major in one of the following: 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 $1,500 - $2000 per long semester. 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: 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

Application Deadline: March 17

Contact: See Application form below for 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

Policy and procedure statements:  http://www.provost.txstate.edu/pps/policy-and-procedure-statements/6-honors-scholarship/pps6-05.html

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SMITH-WILMS 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 and a plaque awarded at the end of the student’s junior year

Application Deadline: March 17

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

SPARK SCHOLARS PROGRAM

This $10K scholarship is available to students majoring in engineering, engineering technology, computer science, and mathematics, beginning Fall 2014. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the SPARK Scholars Program concentrates on increasing the number of women majoring and graduating in these disciplines and pursuing careers in engineering and computer science.

This scholarship is open to incoming first year students and current or transfer students with 0-60 hours by Fall 2014. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


Application deadline:  Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Students selected for SPARK will participate in the following program benefits:

  • Scholarships: $10,000 per year scholarship for two years, beginning Fall 2014
  • The SPARK award is a need-based award. Students must complete a FAFSA to determine financial eligibility.
  • Housing: First year SPARK students are required to live in the STEM Learning Community in Sayers Hall, Texas State's newest West Campus residence hall.
  • University Life: Co-enroll in courses, participate in academic study groups, interact with female faculty mentors, belong to a special community of like-minded students and friends!
  • Activities: Special programming and group events throughout the year will help you explore interesting careers in engineering and computer science, find research opportunities, and introduce you to successful women working in these fields. 

See website for complete information: http://www.cose.txstate.edu/spark.html

 


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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: January 31

Contact: Department offices for application packets

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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:  January 31

Contact: Department offices for application packets

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