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Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for consideration, undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours during the semester in which the application is submitted. The Scholarship Committee determines the eligibility of applicants for specific scholarship funds in their deliberations. Scholarship awards are made on the basis of academic merit, financial need, and future potential of the applicant. Certain sholarships have specific eligibility requirements.

Application

Applications are accepted during the fall semester of each academic year and awards are made for the spring semester following. Students may submit an application at any time during the year for consideration in the fall semester. Applications which will be awarded in the spring semester are generally submitted in October; Please check the announcements on the Sociology & Social Work Home page for the specific deadline.

  • Scholarship Application [Word]
  • Print applications may be obtained from the departmental Secretaries in the Sociology Office, CFO 305, or the Social Work Office, OMB 203.

Please return applications to:

Dr. Linda Marshall
Department of Sociology and Social Work
P. O. Box 425887
Texas Woman’s University
Denton, TX 76204

Hand-carried applications can be brought to the Social Work Program office, Old Main Building 203.

Applicants will be notified of their award status by the end of the fall semester. All recipients of scholarships will be acknowledged at the Spring Honors Banquet and are expected to attend if at all possible.

Available Scholarships

Charles Rodney Albert Endowed Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Dr. Charles Rodney Albert, an associate professor of sociology in the Department of Sociology and Social Work from 1974-1981. It is awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate or graduate student majoring in the Department of Sociology and Social Work.

Roy A. Miller Scholarship. Established by Maria Gabriella Miller and Lucille Miller in memory of their husband and son, respectively, for graduate students whose majors are within the Department of Sociology and Social Work. 

Maureen Gallagher Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is provided from a fund established by the family and friends of Dr. Maureen T. Gallagher, former member of the faculty of TWU. Recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students.  

Jessie H. Humphries Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the family and friends of Miss Jessie H. Humphries, former Associate Dean of the Faculty and chair of the Department of Sociology and Social Work. Originally intended to encourage study in the field of sociology, the scholarship is awarded to any major in the Department of Sociology and Social Work. Recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students.  

Bertha and Morris Levy Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by Mrs. Orien Levy Woolf of Dallas, Texas, an alumna who was graduated with a major in sociology. Originally awarded to sociology majors, it is awarded to any major in the Department of Sociology and Social Work. Recipients may be undergraduate or graduate students.

Ann Lindemann Starnater Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by the Class of 1958 to honor the President of the Class of 1958 at TWU. It is awarded annually to a major in the Department of Sociology and Social Work, undergraduate or graduate student, who has exhibited outstanding leadership qualities and service to the University.

Reba Bucklew Sociology and Social Work Endowed Fund. This fund, established by Dr. Ethelyn Davis, provides awards to students in the Department of Sociology and Social Work. It is primarily awarded to students who exhibit leadership in the field of social work and is awarded to junior or senior students.

Daniel K. Forrister, Ph.D. Endowed Scholarship. Students, colleagues and family members established this scholarship in tribute to Dr. Dan K. Forrister, a Social Work Program faculty member from 1986-1992. It is awarded annually to a social work student who is a junior or senior, is involved in the community providing voluntary services and who is in good standing academically.

Anita Cowan Scholarship Endowment Fund. Former and current students established this scholarship in honor of Dr. Anita Cowan. Dr. Cowan served as Program Director of the TWU Social Work Program from 1984 until 1995 and is currently Professor Emerita. The scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in social work and who is in good academic standing.

Jeanne Powell Memorial Scholarship. Established in the memory of Ms. Jeanne E. Powell, a graduate of the Social Work Program, this scholarship is awarded annually to a social work student who has an average GPA and financial need.

Albert Barstis Endowment Fund. The purpose of this fund is to provide a stream of income to support scholarships for students whose majors are within the Social Work Program at Texas Woman’s University.

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