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Paul P. and Arlee N. Young Scholarship

This scholarship, established by family and friends of Paul P. and Arlee N. Young is to be awarded to a deserving student majoring in the Department of History and Government who has demonstrated academic excellence, commitment to professional development and has a financial need. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, have completed 60 credit hours at time of application and be enrolled as a full-time student.

The Ada Cade McCury and Martha Faye McCury Savage Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship, established by the estate of Martha Faye McCury Savage, is to be awarded to a deserving student majoring in the Department of History and Government who has demonstrated academic excellence, commitment to professional development through community service and has a financial need. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, have completed at least 45 credit hours at the time of application and be enrolled as a full-time student. Students who are currently enrolled in community colleges or other universities who would like to transfer to TWU during the coming academic year are encouraged to apply.

Professor and Mrs. John L. Dawson and Dr. and Mrs. Hubert G. Driggs Scholarship 

This scholarship, established by gifts from Professor and Mrs. John L. Dawson and Dr. and Mrs. Hubert G. Driggs, is to be awarded primarily to students newly entering Texas Woman's University as majors in programs offered by the Department of History and Government, either as new freshman students, or transfer students from other colleges, universities, or community colleges. Theses scholarships are available both to undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, continuing undergraduate students who show exceptional promise, who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and who are majoring or minoring in programs offered by the Department of History and Government will be given consideration.

General Departmental Scholarship 

Limited funds are available periodically from various sources to assist deserving students majoring in or planning to major in the Department of History and Government who have demonstrated potential for academic excellence and professional development and who have financial need.

To Apply

Instructions for application are on the Financial Aid webpage.  There are instructions for current, new and prospective students.

Deadline to turn in scholarships is March 15th of each year.

A complete description of financial aid available to students and graduate students is available in the General Catalog, the Graduate Catalog and on the TWU Financial Aid and Graduate School web sites. Scholarships, grants, and fellowships may be available from TWU, the Graduate School, the College of Arts and Sciences, state and local agencies, honor societies, and other sources. 

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