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Scholarship Application

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As an academically-talented freshman, you may apply for three categories of scholarships at Texas State—National, Assured and Competitive Scholarships. Scholarships in these categories include the full-ride Terry Foundation Scholarship and $40,000 National Merit Scholarship. Be sure to read the following application and deadline information to ensure you maximize your scholarship opportunities at Texas State. 

National Scholarships and Assured Scholarships

To be considered for the National Scholarships and Assured Scholarships, you must complete and submit a Texas State admission application within ApplyTexas at Once admitted, your academic credentials will be reviewed for the National Scholarships and Assured Scholarships. If you meet the minimum eligibility requirements for the National Scholarships and/or Assured Scholarships, an award letter from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be mailed to you shortly after you are admitted to Texas State.

Competitive Scholarships

To apply for this category of scholarship, you must meet Assured Admission standards, submit official transcript(s), submit official SAT or ACT scores and complete and submit a Texas State scholarship application by December 15, 2016 —including essay topic A. The scholarship application and essay topics are available via ApplyTexas at