Our Opportunities

Welcome to Texas A&M University-Commerce Scholarship Opportunities Homepage!

This is a comprehensive list of all scholarships awarded by Texas A&M University-Commerce for the 2020 – 2021 Scholarship Cycle. Scholarship award amounts vary and are often awarded based on several factors including, but not limited to, demonstrated academic success, donor criteria and financial need.

To be considered for any of these scholarship opportunities, you must successfully complete the general application as well as any supplemental applications for scholarships that you may be recommended for. After completing these steps, you can follow the application status on your dashboard.

Deadline: This is the date by which you should complete the General Application, any Supplemental Applications, or any individual scholarship applications to receive consideration.

Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and not a guarantee of what you may receive if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary based on recipient eligibility, available funds, and other factors.

Actions: Upon completion of the General Application and any Supplemental Applications, you will be automatically be matched to scholarships for which you meet the criteria based on information provided on the application as well as other data being imported from our Banner System. These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from you for consideration. Other scholarships for which you may qualify indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require additional information be provided for consideration. A list of these scholarships can be found once students log in to the portal by viewing Recommended Opportunities from the Opportunities tab. You should read each description thoroughly and only apply to those opportunities for which you qualify for.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies W. J. "Jack" Bell Journalism Endowment
Recipients shall be Journalism and public relations majors. Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient. Failure to meet the...
Recipients shall be Journalism and public relations...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Gen. Chris Adams Scholarship Endowment
To be distributed to a deserving student majoring in Accounting. In the interest of preserving the free enterprise system, the recipient will have...
To be distributed to a deserving student majoring in Accounting. In the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2020
Varies Alex W. Kibler & Shirley Riley Kibler Endowment
Graduate student pursuing a degree in Art Resident of Texas Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient. Failure to meet the...
Graduate student pursuing a degree in Art Resident of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Art Department Scholarship Fund
Art majors in good academic standing Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient. Failure to meet the requirements of this...
Art majors in good academic standing Recipient’s name can be...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Betty Elaine Sparkman Shepherd Endowment
Student must be a graduate student, or Junior or Senior in the Teacher Education Program. The scholarship recipient must be enrolled as a...
Student must be a graduate student, or Junior or Senior in the Teacher...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Bill Martin, Jr. Literacy Endowment
Recipient shall be a junior or senior in the Teacher Education Program. The scholarship recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student and...
Recipient shall be a junior or senior in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Daniel Lloyd Ross Memorial Fund Endowment
Recipients shall be majoring in the visual arts. Such students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their major and judged to be talented and...
Recipients shall be majoring in the visual arts. Such students must...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Caroline Vornberg Educator Scholarship
Recipient must be an undergraduate student in at least their junior year of studies pursuing a career as an educator. Recipient must submit an...
Recipient must be an undergraduate student in at least their junior...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Doyne & Norma McNew Endowment
Recipient must be an undergraduate in the Teacher Education Program. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA. The recipient will be...
Recipient must be an undergraduate in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Rosie and Mr. H.B Sorrells Scholarship Endowment
Recipient must be a graduate student or a Junior or Senior in the Teacher Education Program. Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship...
Recipient must be a graduate student or a Junior or Senior in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Dr. Wadie M. Moore Memorial Endowment
Recipients must be a Junior or Senior in the Teacher Education Program. A minimum GPA of 2.75 must be maintained and financial need must be...
Recipients must be a Junior or Senior in the Teacher Education...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Glenna Wade Siebenhausen Scholarship Endowment
The recipient shall be a graduate of a Hunt County high school, with preference given to Commerce & Quinlan graduates. The recipient shall be...
The recipient shall be a graduate of a Hunt County high school, with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Grady & Adena Tice Endowment
A deserving student enrolled in a Master’s degree program in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction (EDCI) Must maintain at least a 3.0...
A deserving student enrolled in a Master’s degree program in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Harry & Rheba Martin Icenhower Educational Endowment
Scholarship recipient must be a Junior or Senior enrolled in the Teacher Education Program. Recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA in order to be...
Scholarship recipient must be a Junior or Senior enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Harry & Virginia Fullwood Communication Art Endowment
For students majoring in the area of communication Arts. Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient. Failure to meet the...
For students majoring in the area of communication Arts. Recipient’s...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies James Clyde & Patsie Swain Caperton Legacy Scholarship Endowment
Recipient must be a U.S. Citizen from the Van, Commerce or Brazosport, Texas school systems. Recipient must be majoring in Science with an...
Recipient must be a U.S. Citizen from the Van, Commerce or Brazosport,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Jill & Virginia Bardwell Scholarship Endowment
Deserving graduate students in the Curriculum & Instruction department pursuing a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, who are currently...
Deserving graduate students in the Curriculum & Instruction department...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies John & Phyllis Carrier Scholarship Fund
Recipient shall be an art major, to include photography. Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient. Failure to meet the...
Recipient shall be an art major, to include photography. Recipient’s...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Johnson/Talley 3rd Floor Memorial Endowment
The student must be declared a photo major and must be classified as a freshman, sophomore, or junior (Recipient must need at least one more year...
The student must be declared a photo major and must be classified as a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies June Widman Kidder Memorial Art Endowment
Recipients must be art majors. Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient. Failure to meet the requirements of this...
Recipients must be art majors. Recipient’s name can be published as a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Kodak Professional Imaging Endowment
Recipient shall be a full-time still photography major and have completed at least one full year of college work and have at least one full year...
Recipient shall be a full-time still photography major and have...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
$2000 Louis M. Biggs Endowment in Visual Arts Scholarship
To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must meet the following criteria: 1. Family and individual income will not be a...
To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $2000
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Maurine Lewis Wright Scholarship Endowment
Recipients must be a Graduate, Junior or Senior in the Teacher Education Program. Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship...
Recipients must be a Graduate, Junior or Senior in the Teacher...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Merrell Family Scholarship
Recipients must be students from Fannin County Preference will be given to students from Honey Grove ISD Recipient must be majoring in an area...
Recipients must be students from Fannin County Preference will be...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Patrick F. Cochran II Memorial Endowment
Recipients shall be photography majors. Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient. Failure to meet the requirements of this...
Recipients shall be photography majors. Recipient’s name can be...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Priscilla Hine DeLong Education Scholarship
Full-time undergraduate student, in good standing with a declared major in the Curriculum & instruction Department Be a first generation student...
Full-time undergraduate student, in good standing with a declared...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Rae Sawyer Sparkman Endowment
*Student must be graduate student or a Junior or Senior enrolled in the Teacher Education Program. The scholarship recipient must be enrolled as...
*Student must be graduate student or a Junior or Senior enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Ralph H. Poteet Endowment
Recipient must be a graduate student or junior or senior in the teacher education program. Must be a graduate of any Mesquite ISD high...
Recipient must be a graduate student or junior or senior in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Roach Van Allen and Claryce Allen Endowment
Provide scholarships to deserving students (Junior or Senior) enrolled in the Teacher Education Program. Recipient’s name can be published as a...
Provide scholarships to deserving students (Junior or Senior) enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Ruth Patton Endowment
Applicants must be Elementary Education majors. Future funds will be available as long as the student remains in good standing at Texas A&M...
Applicants must be Elementary Education majors. Future funds will be...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Ruth Tuttle Garber Memorial Endowment
Recipient must be an exemplary undergraduate student pursuing a career as an elementary educator (Interdisciplinary Studies Major). Recipient...
Recipient must be an exemplary undergraduate student pursuing a career...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies T. R. & Bettye Phillips Family Endowment
Recipients shall be a graduate student or undergraduate students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program. Preference should be given, but not...
Recipients shall be a graduate student or undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Thomas A. & Opal Wallace Atkisson Memorial Endowment
Student must have graduated from a high school in Hunt County. Recipient must be classified as either a Junior or Senior enrolled in the Teacher...
Student must have graduated from a high school in Hunt...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Wanda Meshack-Smith Honorary Endowment
Recipient shall be undergraduate students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program training for a career in Early Childhood...
Recipient shall be undergraduate students enrolled in the Teacher...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Wathena Temple Memorial Scholarship Fund
Recipient must be classified as a junior in a visual arts major. Recipient must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the...
Recipient must be classified as a junior in a visual arts...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Willa Kay Fall Art Endowment
For art majors who intend to make some form of art his/her profession. Preference given to financial need. Recipient’s name can be published as...
For art majors who intend to make some form of art his/her...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2020
Varies Jai & Susan Nagarkatti Fellowship Endowment
Undergraduate and graduate students majoring in chemistry are eligible to apply for this scholarship. These scholarship(s) are to be awarded...
Undergraduate and graduate students majoring in chemistry are eligible...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/13/2020
Varies Welch Foundation Scholarship Criteria
• Recipients shall be outstanding undergraduate students majoring in chemistry or graduate students pursuing a MS in chemistry • To provide...
• Recipients shall be outstanding undergraduate students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/13/2020
Varies Benton Wallace Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Graduating High School seniors from Campbell ISD, Campbell TX Preference given to students demonstrating financial need Recipient’s name can be...
Graduating High School seniors from Campbell ISD, Campbell...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Blue Ridge Administration Endowment
The Scholarship is open to Blue Ridge ISD graduates. Preference will be given to graduating high school seniors from Blue Ridge ISD, Blue Ridge,...
The Scholarship is open to Blue Ridge ISD graduates. Preference will...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies David Arlington Talbot Scholarship Endowment
Currently enrolled students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher Transfer students with a GPA of 3.25 or higher Demonstrate financial need. Two letters...
Currently enrolled students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher Transfer...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Dorothy Ingram Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is open to full-time students who graduated from Commerce ISD, Commerce Texas Preference will be given to a student who does...
This scholarship is open to full-time students who graduated from...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Dr. Joanne Olivard Foundation Scholarship Endowment
Recipient must be a student who graduated from a Delta, Fannin or Lamar County high school or homeschool. The recipient must have attended...
Recipient must be a student who graduated from a Delta, Fannin or...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies First United Methodist/Orpa & Eunice Dennis Endowment
Recipients shall be graduating seniors of Commerce ISD, Commerce, Texas and members of First United Methodist Church-Commerce. Applicants must...
Recipients shall be graduating seniors of Commerce ISD, Commerce,...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies First Year Leadership Class Scholarship
What is the First Year Leadership Class (FLC)? Each year, FLC brings together incoming students who desire to be active and engaged in their...
What is the First Year Leadership Class (FLC)? Each year, FLC brings...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies James & Pat Cavender Endowment
Preference shall be given to employees (& dependents) of Cavender’s Boot City Preferred computer science or business majors, but not...
Preference shall be given to employees (& dependents) of Cavender’s...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Lou and Jack Finney Scholarship
Graduating high school seniors from Hunt County, Texas with demonstrated financial need, who meet the eligibility requirements of merit based...
Graduating high school seniors from Hunt County, Texas with...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Robert & Mary Lee McCreary Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Blue Ridge ISD, Blue Ridge, Texas, with a high school GPA of at least 2.5 Awards...
The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Blue...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies University College Endowment
Recipients must be a University College Student. Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient via e-mail and...
Recipients must be a University College Student. Recipient’s name can...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020
Varies Virgil & Barbara Billings Family Endowment
Recipients of this scholarship shall be high school seniors from Terrell, Kaufman or Rockwall ISD (Texas ISDs) Preference will be given to a...
Recipients of this scholarship shall be high school seniors from...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2020