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Awards & Scholarship Opportunities


Dorothy Coker Fellowship

Available to all graduate students pursuing a degree in the College of Science. For more information and an application form, go to the College of Science scholarship web page.

Durrenberger Scholarship for Women in Science

Available to female students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the College of Science. Awards are competitive, and will be between $1000 and $6000. For more information, go to the College of Science scholarship web page.

Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Awarded to a College of Science graduate student who exhibits outstanding performance in scholarship, research, teaching, and service. Recognition is awarded in the form of a plaque presented to the student. In addition, a perpetual plaque with the student's name is displayed outside the office of the Dean of Science. For more information, go to the College of Science scholarship web page.

Denison-Koehn Endowed Science Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in the College of Science and Engineering to help provide financial support. Applicants must be enrolled full time and have a minimum Texas State GPA of 3.00 Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and not receive other forms of financial aid. Award is $1000 and will be credited toward recipient's tuition/fees. For more information, go to the College of Science scholarship web page.

Graduate College Scholarships

The Graduate College provides these scholarships to encourage students with intellectual, creative, and leadership promise to complete a master's or doctoral degree at Texas State University. These scholarships are available for newly admitted and continuing students (but see college restrictions in the detailed description). Awards range from $1,000 to $1,500 per semester. Scholarships are awarded for the academic year and disbursed on a per-semester basis. For more information, go to the Graduate College scholarship page.

Graduate College Doctoral Research Support Fellowships

The Graduate College provides Doctoral Research Support Fellowships to support graduate student research at the doctoral level. Each award of up to $5,000 is to be used to cover expenses directly related to conducting dissertation research. For more information, go to the Graduate College scholarship page.

Retired Faculty & Staff Association Scholarships

The RFSA is offering two scholarships for the upcoming academic year with preference given to students who have a relative who has retired from Texas State or to students who have a relative who currently works at Texas State. Apply now by going to www.txstate.edu/rfsa and click on scholarships. For more information, go to the Graduate College scholarship page.

Texas State Doctoral Merit Fellowships

The Graduate College's Texas State Doctoral Merit Fellowships are prestigious awards intended for use in recruiting doctoral students of the highest quality to Texas State University. The Texas State Doctoral Merit Fellowship provides $9,000 to new doctoral students for their first academic year of study (paid in early September, January, and June). These fellowships can be combined with graduate assistantships or departmental scholarships to create an attractive financial aid package for top-quality applicants. Doctoral/program directors are encouraged to identify and nominate eligible applicants (prospective students cannot apply directly). For more information, go to the Graduate College scholarship page.