Scholarships

Clifford B. Casey History Scholarships
The applicant must be a graduate history major or an undergraduate history major or minor. Social Sciences majors are eligible if history is their social science field of emphasis. Students must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or better, as well as a history GPA of 3.0 or better. Graduate students must have a satisfactory score on the GRE, a GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of course work in their undergraduate degree program, and a GPA of 3.0 in prior history course work.

Ernest C. Shearer Memorial Scholarships
The recipient must be a history major with at least one semester of course work remaining at Sul Ross State University, be in good standing with the university, have a strong academic record in history, and show promise as a history student.

George J. Merriman III Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must be majors in the Arts and Sciences School with preference given to English and History majors. Freshman applicants must be unconditionally admitted and must have graduated in the upper quarter of their high school graduating class. Applicants who are continuing students must be full time students in good academic and disciplinary standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Benedict-Dowell Memorial Scholarship
The applicant must be a full time graduate or undergraduate student in good academic and disciplinary standing, be an active member of the Pre-Law Association, should be an active participant in class work especially targeted for pre-law students, must have and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA or, if an entering freshman applicant, must have an ACT composite score of at least 24 (or equivalent SAT score), and should demonstrate public interest activity external to the University.

Henry Bertrand Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The applicant must be a full-time sophomore, junior, and/or senior majoring in Political Science with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or better.

M. Abelardo Baeza Merit Scholarship
The applicant must be a graduate of Alpine High School. If the applicant is a returning student, the student must have a 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to Mexican American Studies majors.