Additional Competitive Scholarships

The following is a list of some of the other scholarships Texas State offers to freshman students. These freshman scholarships are awarded competitively and require the submission of a scholarship application.  Awards are based on the overall strength of your scholarship application. For information regarding scholarships awarded by your college or academic department, be sure to contact the appropriate dean and/or chair's office.

Additional CompetitiveScholarships


Annual Award

Eligibility Criteria

Athena Scholarship for Women


  • 2.5 GPA
  • Financial need
  • Female
  • Single
  • Custody of at least one dependent who is 17 years of age or younger

Davidson Family Charitable Foundation Endowed Scholarship


  • Academic achievement, leadership and involvement in extra-curricular and volunteer activities
  • Minimum Sophomore status
  • 3.25 CGPA
  • Prefer participation in an Agricultural Education Program

Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo Scholarship


  • Minimum high school GPA of 90%
  • Top 25% of high school graduating class
  • Minimum SAT/ACT score of 800/18
  • Leadership qualities
  • Financial need
  • Must have graduated from a high school in Texas.
  • Any scholarship or combination of scholarships awarded by Texas State cannot exceed the cost of attendance.