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.
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
Applicants must demonstrate strong academic abilities, as evidenced by grades and SAT/ACT scores.
Applicants must have a record of leadership in school and in the community.
Applicants must demonstrate financial need, as evidenced by the completion of the FAFSA.
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.
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.
Applicants must be admitted to a Terry-affiliated college or university as a full-time entering Freshman student for the upcoming Fall Semester.
Applicants must apply and commit to residing on campus for the first year of school.
Terry School Nomination
Applicants must be nominated by one of the thirteen Terry-affiliated Texas public universities.