Terry Foundation Freshman Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $70,000
Awards Available: 100

The Terry Freshman Scholarship, known as the Terry Traditional Scholarship, is awarded to Texas high school seniors who have been accepted for admission to one of the Terry-affiliated public universities in Texas.

Affiliated Universities

The University of Texas- Austin
Texas A&M University
University of Houston
Texas State University
The University of Texas- Dallas
The University of Texas- San Antonio
Texas Tech University
University of North Texas
Texas Woman's University
Texas A&M University- Galveston
Sam Houston State University
The University of Texas- Arlington
The University of Texas- El Paso

What are the qualifications for Freshman Applicants?

A) Demonstrated financial need (as evidenced by the completion of the FAFSA)

B) A record of leadership in school and community

C) Strong academic abilities as evidenced by grades and SAT/ACT scores

D) Be a U.S. citizen or a Permanent Resident and meet Texas residency requirements

E) Qualify for in-state tuition and for federal financial aid assistance

F) Graduation from an accredited Texas high school or homeschool

G) Apply and commit to residing on campus for the first year

H) Admission to a Terry-affiliated college or university as a full-time entering Freshman student for the Fall immediately following High School graduation

I) Nomination by one of the thirteen Terry-affiliated Texas public universities

Freshman Qualifications

A) Academic Achievement

Applicants must demonstrate strong academic abilities, as evidenced by grades and SAT/ACT scores.

B) Demonstrated Leadership

Applicants must have a record of leadership in school and in the community.

C) Financial Need

Applicants must demonstrate financial need, as evidenced by the completion of the FAFSA.

D) Citizenship and Residency

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a Permanent Resident and meet Texas residency requirements. Candidates must also qualify for in-state tuition and for federal financial aid assistance.

E) High School Graduate

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited Texas high school or homeschool. Applicants who have taken a gap year immediately following their graduation from high school are not eligible for consideration.

F) College Admission

Applicants must be admitted to a Terry-affiliated college or university as a full-time entering Freshman student for the upcoming Fall Semester.

G) On-Campus Residency

Applicants must apply and commit to residing on campus for the first year of school.

H) Terry School Nomination

Applicants must be nominated by one of the thirteen Terry-affiliated Texas public universities.

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