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.