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 limited to, a single parent.
    The recipient must:
  • maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • be a graduate of a high school in Hunt County
  • and training for a career as a teacher of any grade level
  • The applicants are required to submit an essay on why you would want to be a teacher, describing your classroom and teaching methods to be reviewed by the Phillips family.
    Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient.
    Failure to meet the requirements of this scholarship may cause scholarships to be revoked.
    This scholarship may entitle an out of state resident to the Non-Resident Tuition Exemption as outlined by the Texas A&M University-Commerce Policy on Non-Resident Tuition Exemption for Competitive Scholarship Recipients.

Curriculum & Instruction
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you give your consent to release a copy of your essay to the scholarship donor for review?
  2. Please submit an essay on "why you want to be a teacher;" describe your classroom and teaching methods. Must be well written and show all requirements have been met.