Scholarships

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Texas Woman's University awards more than 10 million in scholarships annually which includes merit based, departmental, endowed, and need based scholarships.

Scholarship applicants must first apply for admission to Texas Woman's University (TWU).  Applicants must create a Pioneer Portal account before applying to the TWU Online Scholarship Application System, prior to the March 15 deadline for fall semester or November 15 for spring. The online system will help you identify scholarships for which you are eligible to apply. The TWU Scholarship Committee is wholly responsible for the selection of the new and continuing scholarship recipients. Scholarships will be discontinued any time a recipient withdraws from TWU or fails to meet requirements regarding academic progress, or attends less than full-time each term.

Eligibility

To be considered for scholarships, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Have all required admission applications and academic transcripts in the TWU Admission's Office or Graduate Admission's Office by the application deadline.
  • Enroll full-time (minimum of 9 hours for graduates students and 6 hours for part-time graduate students or graduate assistants).

Eligibility Exception

  • You are graduating at the end of the semester of the award
  • Your degree program requires less than full-time enrollment (Example: Clinicals, student teaching, thesis, dissertation, or professional paper)
  • The scholarship description permits part-time enrollment.

Entering International Student Scholarhips

Awards are $2,000.00 per year and can be automatically renewed for two years for Master students and three years for Doctoral students. These scholarships will be renewed as long as the student maintains a grade point average of 3.2 and full-time enrollment. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of cumulative grade point average and academic discipline.

Entering First-Time Graduate Student Scholarships

New Graduate Student Scholarships

Awards are $2,500.00 per year for full-time students (nine credit hours or more) and $1,000.00 for part-time students (six to eight credit hours). This scholarship is automatically renewable for up to two years for Master students and up to three years for Doctoral students as long as the recipient maintains a 3.2 or higher cumulative grade point average. Only students who will be starting their graduate work at TWU for the first time are eligible to apply for this scholarship. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of cumulative grade point average and academic discipline.

McNair Scholars Scholarship

Several awards of $2,500.00 per year will be made to new graduate students who were undergraduate McNair Scholars. These awards are renewable as described in the New Graduate Student Scholarship section. Applicants must provide a letter of verification from their McNair advisor to the Dean of the TWU Graduate School.

Other Scholarships for New and Returning Students

Mary Bryan and Tom C. Reitch Scholarship

Awards are $1,500.00 per year. This scholarship is available to new entering students and current TWU students, Awards are based upon academic standing and financial need. Applicants may be required to complete an essay explaining financial need or hardship through the online scholarship application to be eligible for this scholarship. This is a one year scholarship and students awarded this scholarship must apply for it every year to be considered.

Departmental Scholarships

There are hundreds of endowment scholarships that are awarded each year. Each academic department and the TWU Alumni foundation has scholarship funds available to award. Departmental awards are selected through the TWU Online Scholarship application. After applying for admission to the university, each student must complete the TWU online application prior to the March 15 deadline for fall to be considered. The online system will help you identify scholarships to which  you most closely match the criteria and eligibility requirements.


Listed below are some of the scholarships graduate students at TWU could apply for, and potentially receive.

Charles Rodney Albert Memorial Scholarship: Awarded annually to an outstanding graduate or undergraduate student majoring in the Department of Sociology and Social Work, this scholarship was established by the family and friends of Dr. Albert, an associate professor of sociology in the Department of Sociology and Social Work from 1974 to 1981. The recipient of the scholarship will be selected by the scholarship committee of the department.

Marguerite Dickson Barber Science Scholarship: Established by Col. Lewis B. Barber in memory of his late wife, Mrs. Marguerite Dickson Barber. This fund provides awards to outstanding students majoring in the sciences.

Robert O. Benfield Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Established by Patrice Benfield Frisby and friends in memory of her late husband, Robert O. Benfield, who was Vice President for Fiscal Affairs at Texas Woman’s University. A representative of the Fiscal Affairs division along with the TWU General Scholarship committee is responsible for the selection of the recipients.

Beverly Enterprises Scholarship: Established by Beverly Enterprises, a major operator of nursing homes, with the hope that more students will become aware of the need for trained activity directors in the nursing home field. Awards may be granted to students of any level on the basis of merit.

Donna Jean Billington Endowed Scholarship: Established through the provisions of the last will and testament of Donna Jean Billington for students in the field of Library Science.

Phyllis J. Bridges Scholarship: Established by the Mortar Board organization of Texas Woman’s University and friends to provide support for graduate English students within the Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages.

Sharon Loretta Brocker Endowed Scholarship: Established by Lewis W. Brocker in memory of his daughter, Sharon Loretta Brocker, to benefit graduate students in the Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages.

Nita Parker Brogdon Endowed Scholarship: Established by Betty Carter, daughter of Nita Parker Brogdon, and Mrs. Thomas C. Montgomery, sister of Ms. Brogdon, for students majoring in the area of Library and Information Studies. The scholarship committee in the College of Professional Education reviews applications and selects the recipients.

Doris McCarter Brownell Endowed Scholarship: Established by Herbert Brownell and his family and the Kemper Educational and Charitable Fund, provides awards to undergraduate or graduate students who are specializing in or plan to specialize in the field of nutrition and food sciences. Applications may be obtained from the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences.

Dr. Helen Bush Endowed Nursing Scholarship: Established by students and friends of Dr. Helen Bush, former Dean of the College of Nursing, to provide support for outstanding graduate students in the College of Nursing. The scholarship committee in the College of Nursing reviews applications and selects the recipients.

Business and Economics Endowed Scholarship: Established by LaVerne Collins Chatfield, an alumna of TWU, for students who are majoring in business. Recipients are selected by a committee appointed by the Director of the School of Management. While financial need is a factor in evaluations, academic excellence is the prime requisite.

Susie G. Carlisle Endowed Scholarship: Established through the provisions of the last will and testament of Susie G. Carlisle for students majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences.

John Winston Carter Endowed Scholarship: Established through the estates of Clare C. Casperson and Ruth Carter Slack in memory of their brother, John Winston Carter, for students majoring in nursing at the TWU Houston Center. Recipients are selected by a committee representing the College of Nursing in Houston.

LaVerne Collins Chatfield Endowed Scholarship: Established by LaVerne Collins Chatfield and her husband, Alfred, to provide scholarships for students majoring in business and economics. The scholarship committee in the School of Management shall review applications and select the recipients.

Johnie Christian Endowed Scholarship: Established through the will of Dr. Johnie Christian, a 1926 alum of TWU and former faculty member, to support scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students.

Sarah Verna Cox Coffey Endowed Scholarship: Established by Fred A. Coffey, Jr., Penelope C. Farris and Robert M. Coffey in memory of their mother. This fund provides full academic scholarships for full-time undergraduate or graduate students majoring in music, with a preference in piano. The recipient shall be selected by the School of the Arts scholarship committee.

Sarah Lucretia Cowan Endowed Scholarship: Established in memory of Sarah Lucretia Cowan by her sister, Helen Cowan Huggins, to support at least one full academic scholarship annually for students within the area of Family and Consumer Sciences. If no one qualifies within the area of Family and Consumer Sciences, then the scholarship can be awarded to any major at Texas Woman’s University.

Nancy Johnson Coyle Endowed Scholarship: Established by Thomas Douglas Coyle, friends and family, in memory of his late wife, TWU student Nancy Coyle. This fund provides tuition for students in the master’s program of Women’s Studies.

Josephine Henry Cox Scholarship Endowment Fund: Established through the provisions of the last will and testament of Josephine Henry Cox to benefit scholarships. Recipients are selected by the TWU General Scholarship Committee.

Gabrielle and Joseph Crighton Endowed Scholarship: Established by a very dear friend of Gabrielle and Joseph Crighton for students interested in studying dyslexia or majoring within the area of Early Childhood and Special Education.

Curry Endowed Award: Established by Mikel Curry to provide an award based upon financial need for single parents with dependent children enrolled at Texas Woman’s University.

Ethelyn Davis Graduate Fellowship in Sociology: Established by Dr. Ethelyn Davis to provide support for a graduate student pursuing full-time studies in the field of sociology. The recipient may not have a teaching assistantship or research assistantship. The recipient will be expected to prepare a research paper for publication or presentation at a regional or national professional meeting.

Dawson Endowed Scholarships: These full academic scholarships given by Dr. and Mrs. John Dawson, Sr., and Dr. and Mrs. Donald C. Dawson are provided through the Dawson Endowment to help fund the education of students who are single parents and who reside with their children in the single parent housing at TWU.

Professor and Mrs. John L. Dawson, Sr. and Dr. and Mrs. Hubert G. Driggs Endowed Scholarship: Established by Dr. John L. Dawson, Sr., former TWU professor of History and Government, and the late Dr. Hubert G. Driggs. This fund provides scholarships in the Department of History and Government of Texas Woman’s University. The scholarship committee within the Department of History and Government shall select recipients.

Edith and Edgar Deen Endowed Communications Scholarship: The Fort Worth Chapter of the TWU Former Students Association and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Deen established a permanent fund to support an annual scholarship to be awarded a student who shows promise in creative or expository writing.

P. C. and Josephine Del Barto Endowed Scholarship: Established by the Del Barto-Tramonte Foundation, provides scholarships for students in the fields of nursing, education, health, and kinesiology. Recipients are selected by each area.

Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship: The state organization of Delta Kappa Gamma has established the Lalla M. Odom Scholarship, the recipient to be named by the society.

D. Genevieve Dixon Library Science Endowed Scholarship Fund: Friends, faculty, and staff of the Texas Woman’s University established this scholarship to honor Miss D. Genevieve Dixon. It is to be awarded annually to a student majoring in library science.

Mary Lynn Walker Drews Endowed Scholarship: This endowed memorial scholarship is to be awarded to a graduate student in health studies who shows promise as a potential health educator. This annual endowed scholarship was established by the family and friends of Mary Lynn Walker Drews. The recipient(s) will be determined by a committee composed of two faculty members and one second year graduate student in the area of Health Studies.

Anne Schley Duggan Endowed Scholarship: Established by alumnae, faculty, and students of Texas Woman’s University and by family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Duggan to cite her accomplishments as an educator, professional, leader, author, lecturer, administrator, and friend. Recipients of the award must be full-time students pursuing a degree in health sciences or kinesiology. This award is reserved for those students above the sophomore level.

Betty Igo Duncan and Diane Elizabeth Duncan Endowed Scholarship: Established by Betty Igo Duncan and Diane Elizabeth Duncan to provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students specializing in the field of nutrition and food sciences and who are in financial need. The recipient is selected by a committee representing the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences.

Mary Anne Carter Duke Ebert Endowed Scholarship: Established by Mrs. Mary Anne Ebert, an alumna of TWU. Scholarships are awarded to students who are juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in nutrition. Recipients will be selected by the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences upon demonstrating need and outstanding performance.

Rowena Caldwell Elkin Endowed Scholarship: Established in memory of Rowena Caldwell Elkin, an alumna of TWU, by her husband, Dr. P. Bush Elkin, and family to provide support for students whose majors are within the Department of Visual Arts. The scholarship committee in the Department of Visual Arts reviews applications and selects the recipients.

Alumnae Emerson Work Scholarship: Established by Ms. Helen W. Henry in memory of Mr. Frances W. Emerson, a former Dean of Admissions and Registrar. Scholarship recipients are recommended to the Director of Financial Aid by the Director of Alumni Relations.

Maurine Faulkner Endowed Scholarship: Established by the late Maurine Faulkner to support two or more scholarships for junior through graduate status students who are studying Spanish or majoring in Nutrition and Food Sciences or Mathematics.

Dr. Robert Fuerst Endowment: Established by Dr. Mary A. Tokoly to provide scholarships for students and faculty in the Department of Biology. The scholarship committee for the Department of Biology reviews applications and selects the recipients.

Lavon B. Fulwiler Endowed Scholarship: Established in honor of Dr. Lavon B. Fulwiler, former Chair of the Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages, for students whose majors are within that department.

Grace Emanual Gilkeson Endowed Fellowship: Established by family and friends of Dr. Grace Gilkeson, former Dean of the School of Occupational Therapy, to support student(s) seeking a Ph.D. in Occupational Therapy.

Mary Beth Glover Endowed Scholarship: Established by Mary Beth Glover-Wilson, alumna class of 1962. This fund provides support of which 50% shall be used for the School of Management with special consideration for accounting, 25% for Visual Arts and 25% for Music and Drama for the music program in the School of the Arts.

Kathleen May Gonzalez Endowed Scholarship: Established by the late Kathleen May Gonzalez, a graduate of the College of Industrial Arts – now Texas Woman’s University – for students majoring in any field of study at TWU.

Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition Endowed Scholarship: Established by the Photographic Artists Coalition at TWU to support scholarships for graduate photography students in Visual Arts.

Margaret Griffin Doctoral Endowed Scholarship in Reading: Established by the faculty of the Reading Program to honor Dr. Margaret Griffin upon her retirement as faculty from Texas Woman’s University. The scholarships are for admitted doctoral students who major in Reading.

Ruth Adkisson Hare Endowed Scholarship: Established in memory of Mrs. Ruth Hare, 1941 alumna of TWU, to provide scholarship funds to TWU students majoring in nutrition, textiles, or human development and who are natural born citizens. Scholarships are to be based upon academic achievement and financial need.

Karen Harrison Memorial Scholarship: Established by the Graduate Library and Information Studies Association in memory of an outstanding student, Karen Harrison; awarded to students who show high academic achievement, financial need, and are beginning a program in library education at the graduate level. Contact the College of Professional Education.

Mildred McCauley Hawk Scholarship Endowment in Reading: Established by Linda Loveless Hughes, MD, Mr. Curtis Loveless and Mr. David Boyd to provide scholarships for students in the Reading Program.

Ardella R. Helm Endowed Scholarship: This scholarship was established through the provisions of the last will and testament of Ardella R. Helm for students who are studying Family and Consumer Sciences.

Joan Mansfield Henkhaus Endowed Scholarship: Established by Driscoll A. Henkhaus in memory of his wife Joan Mansfield Henkhaus. This fund provides full academic scholarships covering the total cost of tuition and fees for students majoring in fields within the Department of Family Sciences and the Program in Fashion and Textiles. The scholarship committees within each of the departments will select the recipients.

Irene Bollier Herrington Memorial Scholarship: This annual award is provided by the family of Irene Bollier Herrington, member of the class of 1926, and it is reserved for a student in the graduate program of physical therapy. Recipients are selected by the School of Physical Therapy.

Kate Adele Hill Scholarship Fund: Established through the provisions of the last will and testament of Kate Adele Hill to be used for scholarships. Recipients are selected by the TWU General Scholarship Committee.

Marilyn Hinson Scholarship: Established to provide awards to graduate students pursuing a degree in the fields of health sciences, kinesiology, or dance. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must show evidence of professional promise.

Thelma Van Trease Hook Endowed Scholarship: Established by Mrs. Thelma Van Trease Hook in honor of the TWU class of 1922. The scholarship is to be awarded to TWU students who are children of (or descendants of) members of the 1922 class of TWU. If a sufficient number of applicants are not available in any given year or term, the University may approve other needy applicants.

Sam Houston Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Endowed Scholarship: Established by the Sam Houston Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to provide scholarships for students on the TWU Houston Campus. A limited number of awards are made annually.

Houston Center Emergency Nursing Scholarship: Established by the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. to provide funds on an emergency basis to needy students.

Natha Howell Endowed Scholarship: Established by Ms. Natha Elizabeth Howell to provide funds to be used for the education and preparation of students becoming teachers. Recipients must be enrolled in a program of teacher education.

L. H. Hubbard Graduate Endowed Scholarship: Established by student groups as an evidence of esteem for Dr. L. H. Hubbard during his tenure as President of the University.

Hufford Endowed Scholarships: The will of the late Dr. Mary Ameta Hufford, Dean of Women at Texas Woman’s University, provided for the establishment of a fund which is the source annually of scholarships reserved for needy TWU students above the freshman level who have maintained at least a 3.0 average.

Ralph Johnson Endowed Scholarship in Library Science: This scholarship, reserved for a graduate student in library science and awarded periodically, is provided by a fund established at the University by Mrs. Elizabeth Shepherd Johnson in memory of her husband, Ralph Johnson.

Dr. Leslie R. Kreps Endowed Scholarship: Established by Betty Kreps in memory of her husband, Dr. Leslie Kreps, to provide financial assistance to graduate students who are English majors and have been admitted to the Master of Arts degree program or the Doctor of Philosophy degree program. Preference will be given to applicants who display superior ability and strong interest in rhetoric.

Ray and Bertha Lakey Endowed Scholarships: Established by the will of the late Mrs. Bertha Lakey to provide for the establishment of a fund which annually provides a number of scholarships for worthy women seeking a college education.

Bertha and Morris Levy Scholarship: Established by Mrs. Orien Levy Woolf of Dallas, TX, an alumna who graduated with a major in sociology. It is awarded annually to an advanced or graduate student majoring in sociology.

Library Science Graduate Endowed Scholarship: The Ex-Student Library Science Chapter of Texas Woman’s University has established a permanent fund to provide an annual scholarship to a graduate student in Library and Information Studies.

Aileene S. Lockhart Endowed Scholarship: Established by Dr. Aileene S. Lockhart, former Dean of the College of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for graduate students majoring in dance; if no graduate students qualify, then undergraduate students are selected by a scholarship committee within the Department of Dance.

Dr. Helen A. Ludeman Endowed Scholarship: Established by Alice Spencer, Dr. Ludeman’s sister, and her husband, Don Spencer, for students majoring in chemistry.

Nora Edna Manning Scholarship Endowment: Established by Dr. Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey to support scholarships within the School of Arts, with an emphasis on music and/or art majors. Selection of the recipient(s) shall be made through the discretion of the Scholarship Committee within the School of the Arts.

Ann Talbot McLemore Endowed Scholarship: Established by Dr. Alma McGee in honor of her mother, Ann Talbot McLemore. Recipients must have a grade point average of 3.0 or above and show financial need. Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive this scholarship. Priority will be given first to students in Fashion and Textiles and secondly to those studying a related area.

Mary Cartwright Brown Merrick and Helen Baldwin Bauer Smith Endowment Fund: Established by Mr. Jack R. Merrick to provide scholarships annually for students majoring in sociology, history or the fine arts.

Mary Alice Harris Metcalf Endowed Scholarship: Established by the Fidelis Sunday School Class of Westbury United Methodist Church in Houston, TX, for students enrolled in the College of Nursing at the TWU Houston Center.

Harlan C. Miller Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Dr. Harlan C. Miller. It provides awards to students who are majoring either in mathematics or physics and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in their major field and overall. Recipients are selected by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Roy A. Miller Scholarship: Established by Maria Gabriella Miller and Lucile Miller in memory of their husband and son, respectively, for graduate students whose majors are within the Department of Sociology and Social Work.

Jacquelin Niehuss Scholarship for Physical Therapy: This scholarship was established by the Jacquelin E. Niehuss Foundation, a charitable foundation which serves to provide financial assistance to students in the field of physical therapy. Miss Niehuss, a graduate of Duke University, had been a practicing physical therapist as well as a successful businesswoman in real estate and in the nursing home industry. Recipients are selected by the School of Physical Therapy.

Pacesetters of Greater Lewisville Endowed Scholarship: Established by Pacesetters Business Women’s Association of Denton County, Texas, this fund supports female residents of Lewisville, Flower Mound, and Highland Village, in Denton County, Texas, who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age.

Maude Hemperley Pettit Endowed Scholarship: Established by Jean Pettit Smith in honor of her mother, Maude Hemperley Pettit, for students majoring in business. The selection of recipients is handled by the scholarship committee in the School of Management.

Physical Therapy Scholarship: Established by the School of Physical Therapy. Recipients must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and a grade of ‘C’ or better in all prerequisite course work with no repeat course work. Financial need will also be considered.

Rosabelle Ragin Pridmore Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Established by James A. Pridmore in memory of Rosabelle Ragin Pridmore, a former TWU student, provides awards to deserving undergraduate and graduate students. Preference is given to students studying music. Recipients are selected by the scholarship committee of the Department of Music and Drama.

Gerry F. Pullium Endowed Scholarship: Established by H. H. Pullium, in memory of his wife, Gerry F. Pullium, a TWU alumna, for students majoring in occupational therapy. Recipients are selected by the scholarship committee in the School of Occupational Therapy.

Flora Nell Roebuck Endowment: Established through the last will and testament of Flora Nell Roebuck to benefit students based on academic excellence, financial need, high quality of interpersonal and social skills, and who is dedicated to the education of the “whole child”.

Ila Bost Roebuck Endowment Fund: Established through the provisions of the last will and testament of Flora Nell Roebuck to benefit students dedicated to English grammar teaching in public secondary schools.

M. Don Ryan Endowed Scholarship for Speech Pathology and Education of the Deaf: The recipient of this scholarship shall be selected by the faculty of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and be awarded this honor because of financial need, high level of performance, professional ethics and expertise in the chosen field. Scholarships are awarded on an alternating basis to students majoring in Speech-Language Pathology and Education of the Deaf.

Sammons Endowed Fellowships for the School of Occupational Therapy: Established by Frederic W. Sammons to support endowed fellowships for graduate education of outstanding occupational therapy students.

Mabel Pearson and Charles H. Saunders Endowed Scholarship: Established by Mabel Pearson and Charles H. Saunders to support scholarships for women who major in business and/or economics. Applicants must demonstrate academic potential and the need for financial support. The scholarship committee in the School of Management reviews applications and selects the recipients.

Ivalene and Robert Sherrill Physical Education Scholarship: Established by Dr. Claudine Sherrill in honor of her parents. This competitive scholarship is awarded annually to a student commencing graduate work in Adapted and Developmental Physical Education with an outstanding record of service for disabled persons. The recipient is selected by the Department of Kinesiology.

The Alvin A. Smith, Dora Mae Smith, and Bettye Smith Mischen Dunbar Memorial Education Scholarship Endowment: Established by Mr. David H. Dunbar to provide scholarships to assist worthy students in the pursuit of an Education degree majoring in administration, math, elementary education or English.

Clara Belle Michael Smith Drama Scholarship Fund: The Department of Music and Drama designates the recipient of this scholarship which will be awarded annually to juniors, seniors or graduate students of proven ability in the dramatic arts. This fund is provided by Mr. James Stephen Smith in memory of his mother, a 1942 graduate of the Texas State College for Women.

Rose Marie Smith Endowed Scholarship for Student Teachers in Mathematics and/or Computer Science: Established by the North Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics in honor of Dr. Rose Marie Smith, former chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at TWU. This endowment provides for two annual scholarships for students during their student teaching experience in mathematics and computer science. The scholarship committee in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science reviews applications and selects recipients.

Hazle Ruth Snodgrass Endowed Scholarship Endowment: Established by Lawrence and JoSusan Gekiere and Roger Gekiere in memory of JoSusan’s mother, Hazle Ruth Snodgrass, for students majoring in art.

Marion E. Jones Snowden Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Marion Elizabeth Jones Snowden, a former student of TWU. Recipients must show financial need and be majoring in the field of music. Recipients are selected by the Scholarship Committee for the School of the Arts.

Mary Ethel Sowers Endowed Nursing Scholarship: Established by Mary Ethel Sowers to provide scholarships to students in the College of Nursing.

Patricia George Sparks Endowment: Established by Mr. Albert K. Sparks to provide support to general scholarships with preference given to students majoring in chemistry.

Coreen Mary Spellman Delta Phi Delta Scholarship in Art: Established by the Delta Phi Delta Art Fraternity in honor of Miss Coreen Mary Spellman, a long time TWU faculty member who initiated and sponsored the Delta Phi Delta Fraternity from 1940 to 1974. An annual scholarship is to be awarded to the member of the fraternity who has achieved the highest academic rank.

Jacque E. Ramsey Scholarship Endowment Fund: Established by Steven Ramsey in memory of his wife. This fund provides scholarships for students whose majors are within the Department of Family Sciences. The scholarship committee within the Department of Family Sciences shall select recipients annually.

Lillian Rizzo Spicola Scholarship: Established to provide scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students majoring in reading in the TWU College of Professional Education. Recipients must demonstrate financial need, high scholastic ability, and a personal commitment to teaching. Students wishing to apply should send two letters of recommendation, a handwritten statement of the importance of teaching reading, and evidence of monetary need to the Department of Reading.

Alleen Yeary Standifer Endowed Scholarship: Mrs. Hewitt B. Fox (Margaret Standifer) established this annual scholarship in memory of her mother, Alleen Yeary Standifer, who graduated from TWU in 1911 with a degree in Home Economics. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences.

Spencer L. Stoker Graduate Endowed Scholarship: Established by the estate of Dr. Spencer L. Stoker, provides awards to graduate students in education. Dr. Stoker served the University as Chairman of the Education Department for many years. He is remembered as a dedicated and caring teacher and a fine administrator. Recipients are selected by the College of Professional Education.

Bonnie Strauss Scholarship for Occupational Therapy: Established to provide scholarships for students majoring in the field of occupational therapy; selection of recipients is handled by the scholarship committee in the School of Occupational Therapy.

E. Anne Sugars Endowed Scholarship: Established by Eileen Kopp, an alumna of TWU. This fund provides scholarships for students whose studies are within the area of adapted physical education.

Margaret Swinburne Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Established by the family and friends of Margaret Swinburne, provides scholarships to graduate nursing students. Recipients are selected by the College of Nursing.

Rebecca S. Switzer Graduate Endowed Scholarship in Spanish: This scholarship, established in honor of Rebecca S. Switzer, is reserved for graduate students studying Spanish. Recipients are selected by the chair of the Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages.

Joyce Thompson Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Established by the Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages to be awarded to undergraduate/graduate students majoring in English.

Clarice Mixson Turner Endowed Scholarship: Established by F. Earl Turner in memory of his wife and a TWU alumna, Clarice Mixson Turner, for students with majors within the College of Arts and Sciences; first preference is to be given to those students majoring in English. Recipients are selected by a scholarship committee in the Department of English, Speech and Foreign Languages.

Dr. G. Ann Uhlir Endowed Fellowship for Higher Education Administration Fund: Established by G. Ann Uhlir. This fund provides annual support for a fellowship in higher education administration to a TWU academic administrator, faculty member or student.

Reba M. Wadel Scholarship: Established by the Greater Dallas Section of the National Council of Jewish Women for graduate students in the Department of Family Sciences.

Peggy and L. M. Waddell Endowed Scholarship: Established by Dianne W. Sawyer, M.D., an alumna of TWU, in honor of her parents for students who are pre-med or science majors with need.

Autrey Nell Wiley Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Established by Dr. Lucyle Hook in memory of Autrey Nell Wiley to be awarded to undergraduate/graduate students majoring in English.

Claudia G. Williams Endowed Scholarship: Established by friends of Claudia G. Williams, provides scholarships for graduate students eligible for admission to any graduate program in nutrition and food sciences, or human development.

Kathryn and Alex Williams Endowed Scholarship: Established by Kay Williams Goodman, former member of the TWU Board of Regents and an alumna, and her husband Robert Goodman, in memory of her parents, Kathryn and Alex Williams, for students whose majors are within the Department of Teacher Education. The scholarship committee within the department reviews all applications and selects the recipients.

H. W. Wilson Library Science Scholarship: Established by the H. W. Wilson Foundation. Recipients are selected by the School of Library and Information Studies.

Dallas Woman’s Club: The Dallas Woman’s Club has several scholarships available to students with financial need who show academic excellence. All applicants are required to be Texas residents.

The Texas Society for Crippled Children and Adults Scholarship-Loan: Two scholarships are offered annually to seniors or graduate students who are full-time residents of Texas, have a good scholastic standing and plan to enter the profession of physical therapy for at least one year. The scholarship becomes a loan to be repaid if the student recipient does not complete the physical therapy program and practice such profession in Texas for at least one year following the completion of the course of study.