All Academic Areas

Name Amount Frequency Requirements Selection Process
Class of 1955 Interest only on endowed scholarship  Annually  Student in good academic standing  AA Scholarship Committee 
Donna Ryan Work Scholar  Interest only on endowed scholarship  Ongoing to support a TWU student assistant working in the alumni office  Student in good academic standing, must work in Office of Alumni Relations  AA President will determine staff needs of office 
Frances Emerson Working Scholarship  Interest only expendable  Ongoing to support a TWU student assistant working in the alumni office  Must be enrolled F/T at TWU, 12 or more semester hours during the fall & spring semesters, and 6 hours min. during each summer session. Must maintain a cum. GPA of “B”. Must be in good standing with the University with no disciplinary record.  The recipient of the scholarship must provide certain services to the AA as determined by the AA president. Required skills and hours of availability will be determined by AA. 
Gretna Cobbs Bedford Davis  Varies  Annually  Student in need of financial assistance  AA Scholarship Committee 
Lula Kearns Memorial Scholarship  Interest only expendable  Varies  Female, student on Denton Campus, be in good academic standing  AA Scholarship Committee 
Moh Lein Tsai (1948) Trust Scholarship  Minimum $1000  Annually  Must be of Chinese descent; full-time for FA/SP (12hrs) & Summer (6hrs); Maintain GPA B; in good standing with University  TWU AA Scholarship Committee 

Class of 1955

  • In honor of the class' 50 year reunion in 2005
  • Send thank you notes to: AA, PO Box 425795, Denton, TX 786204-5795

Donna Ryan Work Scholar

  • Established in 2000 by friends and alumni of Donna Ryan, former Director of the Office of Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the NAA
  • Endowment of $12,000
  • Send thank you notes to: Mrs. Donna Ryan, 1906 Archer Trail, Denton, TX 76209 and Former Students Association, PO Box 425795, Denton, TX 76204-5795

Frances Emerson Working Scholarship

  • Established in 1978 by Ms. Helen W. Henry in memory of Frances W. Emerson, a former TWU Dean of Admissions
  • Endowment of $46,271
  • Send thank you notes to: AA, Box 425795, Denton, TX, 76204-5795

Gretna Cobbs Bedford Davis

  • Established in 1970 by the Gretna Cobbs Bedford Davis Estate
  • Endowment of $13,791.97
  • Send thank you notes to: AA, Box 425795, Denton, TX, 76204-5795

Lula Kearns Memorial Scholarship

  • Established in April by daughter, Karen Kearns Harper, Class of '65 and son-in-law Ron Harper in memory of Lula Kearns, former TWU Purchasing Agent.
  • Endowment of $10,000
  • Send thank you notes to: Karen Harper, 7517 Sunnyview Ln, Flower Mound, TX 75022-6858

Moh Lein Tsai (1948) Trust Scholarship

  • Established in trust in 1994
  • Send thank you notes to: President, TWU AA, PO Box 425795, Denton, TX 76204