Please note: If you are not a current student in a graduate degree seeking program or do not have a current application on file for a graduate degree seeking program, you must first submit your admission application through ApplyTexas and submit required admission documents to The Graduate College.
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The Graduate College provides these scholarships to encourage students with intellectual, creative, and leadership promise to complete a master's or doctoral degree at Texas State University. These scholarships are available for newly admitted and continuing students. Scholarships are awarded for the academic year and disbursed on a per-semester basis.
Awards range from $1,000 per semester. Scholarships are awarded for the academic year and disbursed on a semester basis. These scholarships require a minimum enrollment of six semester hours of graduate level courses (5000 or above) and a 3.5 GPA each semester the scholarship is awarded.
To be able to start the application process for this scholarship, minimally your ApplyTexas application for admission into a graduate program must first be on file with The Graduate College. To receive full consideration for the scholarship, your application file to the graduate program must be complete; you must have filled out a scholarship application and submitted all required supporting documents for the scholarship online on or before MARCH 1. For the College of Applied Arts (Research Fellowship): Please visit http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/Prospect_Students/Fin_Grad_Ed/Scholarships/Apld_Arts.html. Eligibility and application requirements for the College of Applied Arts are not the same as those listed below.
Applicants must have been admitted to a Texas State master’s or doctoral program or have a completed application file. Applicants who will be first-time graduate students must have a 3.25 GPA on the last 60 hours of coursework leading to the bachelor’s degree or an overall graduate degree GPA of 3.5. Applicants who have completed Texas State graduate-level coursework must have a 3.5 GPA on prior graduate-level coursework.
A student who does not enroll the semester of the award must inform the
A student who drops a course and falls below the required 6 hours of enrollment must inform the
A student in his or her final semester must contact the
Students must re-apply for the Graduate College Scholarship each academic year.