Generous donations from former employees and participants have created endowed scholarships in order to award exemplary individuals who provide outstanding leadership and vision, go above and beyond their responsibilities on a regular basis and represent the Division of Recreational Sports in a positive and favorable manner. Scholarship recipients will be those who demonstrate initiative and who serve as role models for their peers. Fourteen scholarships will be awarded in the Spring 2017 semester.
|Undergraduate Scholarships||Amount||Minimum GPA||Jr. or Sr. Status Required?||Student Status Required|
|Mark L. Hart, Jr. Endowed Scholarship (2)||$5,000||SAP ♦||Yes||Part-Time|
|Thomas W. Dison Endowed Scholarship (2)||$2,500||2.5||Yes||Full-Time|
|Acacia Fraternity Endowed Scholarship||$1,500||SAP ♦||No||Full-Time|
|John M. Childs Endowed Scholarship ♦♦||$1,500||3.0||No||Full-Time|
|Sylvie and Gary Crum Endowed Scholarship||$1,500||2.5||Yes||Full-Time|
|Delta Tau Delta Endowed Scholarship||$1,500||SAP ♦||No||Full-Time|
|Kenneth Ford Family Scholarship ♦♦♦||$1,500||2.5||Yes||Full-Time|
|Bill Patman Endowed Scholarship||$1,500||2.5||Yes||Full-Time|
|Phi Gamma Delta Endowed Scholarship||$1,500||2.5||Yes||Full-Time|
|Recreational Sports Endowed Scholarship||$1,500||2.5||Yes||Full-Time|
|Charles & Carolyn Spence, James & Kathryn (Spence) Nance, and William (Spence) & Edith Nance Endowed Scholarship Honoring Michael Monsoor ♦♦♦♦||$1,500||SAP ♦||No||Part-Time|
|DeDe and Joe Bill Watkins Endowed Scholarship||$1,500||2.5||Yes||Full-Time|
♦ Satisfactory Academic Progress, as defined by the University of Texas at Austin Office of Student Financial Services. Each applicant's eligibility will be verified by the Office of Student Financial Services prior to consideration of the application.
♦♦ Must be an official for the Intramural Sports program.
♦♦♦ Primary consideration will be given to applicants who are planning to work in a field related to medicine or health care.
♦♦♦♦ Military connection required. Candidates must satisfy at least one of the following requirements; 1) Be a veteran of the U.S. military who was honorably discharged from service; 2) Be enrolled in any Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program; 3) Be committed to post-graduate military training and/or service; 4) Be a child of a veteran satisfying criteria #1 above.
All application materials must be submitted by 10:00am on Monday - February 13, 2017 via the online submission link located below. There are no exceptions or extensions to this deadline. Applicants need only submit one application and are only eligible to receive one award.
Completed applications must include:
A selection committee will review applications and rate them on the following:
Interviews will be conducted the week of March 20, 2017 with the fourteen top scoring applicants. The Hart Scholarships are awarded to the two students with the highest scores in the review process, followed by the next two highest scores receiving the Dison Scholarships. The remaining finalists are slated for each of the remaining awards based on the criteria/connection to those endowments.
All scholarship recipients will be asked to submit handwritten thank you letters to scholarship donors and will be invited to attend a luncheon on Friday - April 28, 2017.
Please contact Nicole Olmeda in Gregory Gym 2.208, via e-mail at email@example.com or at 512.475.7177.