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Graduate Scholarships

College of Science & Engineering

Scholarship Description Eligibility Awarded by Apply to Deadline

 S&E Graduate Scholarships

Online Application

Total of $35,000 available in FY09 ($31K for FY09 and $4K earmarked only for Summer 09) Graduate students only
Applicants must have minimum GPA of 3.0 and be admitted to a graduate program in S&E
S&E College Scholarship Committee, although in the future some funds may be designated for award by individual programs. Office of Graduate Studies and Reseach March 15 for Fall semester scholarships; Oct. 31 for Spring and Summe

 Coastal Conservation Association
Scholarship
$5,000 per academic year ($2500.00 per semester). Award is for “graduate career,” defined a 2 years for M.S. students and 4 years for Ph.D. students, so award is not available each year Full-time graduate student in Life Sciences or Physical and Environmental Sciences Departments with research emphasis in marine fisheries; also must be (1) citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., (2) pursuing graduate degree with specific research focus on marine fisheries, and (3) in good academic standing with a 3.5 minimum graduate GPA CCA Awards Committee (CoChairs: Drs. Greg Stunz and David McKee) Requires unique CCA Graduate Scholarship Application form. Submit application directly to Dr. Greg Stunz or Dr. David McKee Sept. 14

University Outreach Scholarships $10,000 available to S&E in FY09 Graduate or undergraduate S&E Scholarship Committee TAMUCC Scholarships Office February 1

Earl C. Sams Foundation Scholarship $6000 available in FY09 Graduate major in Biology, Mariculture, or Environmental Science S&E Scholarship Committee TAMUCC Scholarships Office February 1

Ruby Talmage Scholarship $1500 available in FY09 Medical Technology students S&E Scholarship Committee TAMUCC Scholarships Office February 1

Carl Douglas Wyatt Memorial Scholarship $1000 available in FY09 S&E studens with emphasis on Computer & Information Sciences S&E Scholarship Committee TAMUCC Scholarships Office February 1

David May Marine Memorial Scholarship Several $100-$200 scholarships awarded annually Graduate or undergraduates enrolled in Coral Reef Ecology, to help offset field trip fee for the course Center for Coastal Studies Kim Withers, Scholarship Selection Committee Chair, Center for coastal Studies March 1 (or the following Monday if a weekend)

 Karen Dodson Memorial Scholarship One $500-$1000 scholarship awarded annually Graduate students in LSCI or PENS engaged in coral reef research. Primarily to offset travel to a field site; may also be applied to offset costs of Coral Reef Ecology field trip fee depending on research proposed for course project Center for Coastal Studies Kim Withers, Scholarship Selection Committee Chair, Center for Coastal Studies Oct 1 (thesis research) or March 1 (coral reef ecology field trip) or the following Monday if a weekend.

 Millicent Quammen Memorial Scholarship One $500-$1000 scholarship given annually Full-time masters degree students in coastal and marine science fields in LSCI or PENS Depts. To assist students in attending a scientific meeting, field trip, other beneficial opportunities, or to purchase research equipment Center for Coastal Studies Kim Withers, Scholarship Selection Committee Chair, Center for Coastal Studies Oct. 1 (or the following Monday if a weekend)

 Hans and Patricia Suter Endowment Several $500-$1000 scholarships given annually Full-time masters degree students in coastal and marine science fields in LSCI or PENS Depts. To support environmental research activities focused on coastal zone of Texas Center for Coastal Studies Kim Withers, Scholarship Selection Committee Chair, Center for Coastal Studies Oct. 1 (or the following Monday if a weekend)

 Henry Hildebrand Endowed Scholarship One $500-$1000 scholarship given annually Full-time masters degree students in coastal and marine science fields in LSCI or PENS Depts. To support research in marine, coastal and estuarine sciences Center for Coastal Studies Kim Withers, Scholarship Selection Committee Chair, Center for Coastal Studies Oct. 1 (or the following Monday if a weekend)

Arthur F. Lobe Scholarship $18,000 available to award in FY09 as $9K award to two students Students working toward a degree in marine or environmental sciences S&E Scholarship Committee TAMUCC Scholarships Office February 1

Snyder Award $20,000 available in FY09. GSEN majors only. 3.0 minimum GPA. Must be enrolled as full-time graduate student Blucher Institute TAMUCC Scholarships Office February 1

Texas Society of Progessional Surveyors (TSPS) Chapter 12 Scholarship $1000 available to award in FY09 Undergraduate GISC major with Geomatics emphasis; must be sophomore or higher level; must be from the TSPS Chapter 12 are, which includes San Patrico, Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy, Brooks, Jim Wells, and Aransas Counties Blucher Institute TAMUCC Scholarships Office Apply in Fall of academic year in which funding is sought. Awards made retroactively in January to full academic year

Blanche Grant $30,000 available each fiscal year. (NOTE: Institutional Advancement is currently seeking missing paperwork on this scholarship.) GSEN majors only Blucher Institute TAMUCC Scholarships Office February 1

William Ball Scholarship $5000 available in FY09 (unawarded funds roll to next FY) GSEN majors only; 3.0 minimum GPA Blucher Institute TAMUCC Scholarships Office February 1

 

Graduate Scholarships Awearded by Entities External to TAMUCC

Scholarship Description Eligibility Awarded by Deadline
 Dr. Harold W. Harry Memorial Award - Houston Conchological Society, Inc. Supports research in malacology, at private and public Texas institutions Annual stipends are awarded to a graduate student studying molluscan phylogeny, ecology, physiology, etc. funds may help defray travel and research expenses. Full-time graduate students Houston Conchological Society, Inc. N/A

 Teresa and H. John Heinz III Foundations Scholars for Environmental Research Award N/A Masters graduate students pursuing research that may involve public policy to help increase society's understanding of environmental problems and their solutions Teresa and H. John Heinz III Foundation N/A

Texas Academy of Science N/A Texas Academy of Science members only. Recipients are to present research findings at an annual meeting Texas Academy of Science N/A

Texas Surveyors Foundation, Inc. - (part of Texas Society of Professional Surveyors Foundation N/A Texas Residents only; enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, in TAMUCC GISC program or surveying-related course of study. Financial need as well as scholastic achievement is a factor in determining scholarship recipients Texas Society of Professional Surveyors Foundation Sept. 15 for Fall Semester – January 15th for Spring semester, and May 1 for Summer Semester.

Imaging and Geospatial Information Society N/A Undergraduate and graduate students; must be a member of ASPRS American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing December 3

Corpus Christi Geological Society Scholarships $250-$1000 awarded Graduate and undergraduate students studying geosciences (GEOL, also ESCI if can demonstrate geosciences focus) Corpus Christi Geological Society November 1 for Spring scholarships; April 1 for Summer/Fall Scholarships

Nueces County Medical Society and Alliance Centennial Scholarship Endowment “Stephanie’s Song” Scholarship N/A Undergraduate or graduate single female student over 35 interested in cancer prevention and majoring in Nursing, Premed, Biology, Chemistry,
Graduate of a Nueces Co. high school or a resident of Nueces County for more than 5 yrs. Students may be full-time or part-time. Incoming freshman must be in the top 25% of high school class; all other students must maintain overall GPA of at least 3.0.
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