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LBJ Achievement Scholarship

Freshman Scholarship

Awards will be made to 17 freshmen or freshmen/transfers for $2,000.00 per year (1,000 per semester).

A.      Awardees must live on campus and demonstrate financial need (SAR on file in the Texas State Office of Financial Aid).
B.      Once applications are received, the LBJ Scholarship Committee will read the application essays. Each essay will be coded to ensure anonymity. Each application will be ranked high (H), medium (M) or low (L). Each essay will be read and ranked three times. Awardees will be selected starting with the top rankings. Consideration will also be given to students who are first, TRIO participants; second, subsidized free lunch participants; or third, first generation students.
C.      After the fall semester, awardees must have a 2.5 or better GPA and completed 12 semester hours to receive the $1,000 scholarship in the spring. If students have not obtained at least a 2.5 GPA and completed 12 hours in the fall semester, the Assistant Director of SDI will work with the Scholarship Office to revoke the spring scholarship awards.
D.     The scholarship is renewable for a second year if a cumulative GPA of 3.0 is maintained and the recipient has 24 or more semester hours after the spring semester.
LBJ freshman form (DOCX, 17 KB)

Continuing Scholarship

Awards will be made to  currently enrolled students for $2,000.00 per year ($1,000 per semester).

A.      Awardees must demonstrate financial need (SAR on file in the Texas State Office of Financial Aid).
B.      Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA at the end of the spring semester and have completed a minimum of 24 hours at Texas State.
C.      In order to be considered for and/or renewed for the LBJ Continuing Scholarship, awardees will be required to submit the front page of the scholarship application as a renewal eligibility application to the SDI Office. This scholarship is non-renewable.
LBJ continuing form (DOCX, 16 KB)

Upper Division Scholarship

 LBJ Upper Division: Awards will be made to 12 currently enrolled students for $1,000.00 per year ($500.00 per semester).

A.      Awardees must be an education, science or health professions major at the Junior or Senior level (60 or more semester hours). If an education major, the awardees must have applied for teaching certification in the Texas State Education Department and must make satisfactory progress toward a teaching certificate and/or degree completion.
B.      Upper division awardees are eligible for a second year award based on a 3.0 GPA requirement, at the end of the spring semester of the first year award.
C.      In order to be considered for a second year and/or renewal, awardees will be required to submit the front page of the scholarship application as a renewal eligibility application.

Click and download our scholarship application for the LBJ Achievement Scholarship. 

Scholarships should be submitted to Ms. Jonnie Wilson in the SDI Office, LBJ Suite 5-2.1. 

LBJ Renewal App2015 (DOCX, 18 KB)