Graduating Sophomore Scholarship

Graduating Sophomore Scholarship

Sophomore Scholarships

AMOUNTS

Fasken - $2,500
Carrasco - $500 

Payments will be made directly to the transfer institution.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Midland College graduate
  • Participation in MC graduation ceremony
  • Free Federal Student Aid Student Report
  • GPA of 2.0 (3.0 recommended)
  • Acceptance letter from a public, Texas university
  • Full time attendance at the university
  • Application (available January 1st each year)
  • Essay describing your financial need for the scholarship, other types of aid you are receiving, the major you are pursuing, and your plans after completing your education
  • Interviews may be required
  • Community service may be required

PLEASE NOTE: Selection for these scholarships will be made by the respective foundations. The decisions are final. Notifications of awards will be made during the Midland College Graduation Ceremony.

Graduating Legacy Scholars are eligible to apply for the Herbert L. Cartwright Education Continuance Scholarship.

The scholarship awards up to $6,250 per semester (reduced by the amount of Pell Grant, Scholarships, or other academic awards) at a public university in Texas. The total award is based on cost of attendance of the school attended and personal situation.

The scholarship is renewable for two years and continues only for the four semesters after leaving Midland College, fall and spring only, or completion of a bachelor's degree. Awards are competitive and not guaranteed.

Graduating members of Legacy are eligible to apply for the Abell-Hanger Endowed Scholarship.

The scholarship awards $1,500 per semester for a maximum of four consecutive semesters (reduced by the amount of Pell Grant, Scholarships, or other academic scholarships) to students transferring to UTPB for their Junior and Senior years. 

The scholarship is renewable for two years and continues only for the four semesters after leaving Midland College, fall and spring only, or completion of a bachelor's degree. Awards are competitive and not guaranteed.

The scholarship awards $1,500 per semester for a maximum of two consecutive semesters to students who graduate from Midland College with a degree or certification transferring to a four year university. 

PLEASE NOTE: Selection for this scholarship will be made by the Midland College Leadership Council. The decisions are final. Notifications of awards will be made during the Midland College Graduation Ceremony.

Awards are competitive and not guaranteed. 

This scholarship is for students transferring from Midland College to Angelo State University. Applications will be reviewed and individuals selected will be recommended to Angelo State University. Angelo State University will make all final decisions on scholarship amount, award processes, and renewal.

Angelo State Carr Scholarship Application

Eligibility Requirements

Students who graduate from Midland College and plan to pursue a bachelor degree at a four year public university in Texas, may be eligible for one of the Graduating Sophomore Scholarships. Students must:

  • Attend Required Meeting:
    Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Carrasco Room
    or
    Thursday, February 23, 2023, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Carrasco Room or
    Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Carrasco Room
  • Receive an Associate Degree by July 31 of the current year
  • Participate in the May graduation ceremony
  • Cumulative 2.0 or higher GA (some transfer scholarships have a 3.0 minimum requirement)
  • Attend a public Texas university as a full-time student

Submission Deadline:  Friday, March 31, 2023

Required Documentation

All required documents must be submitted between January 1 and March 31. Some items may take several weeks to receive so prepare early.
 
  1. Copy of Student Aid Report (SAR)
    Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to get the SAR (this can be a timely process; start early) OR a memo with Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) eligibility

  2. At least two letters of recommendation from Midland College faculty or staff

  3. Official, sealed Midland College transcript

  4. Letter of acceptance from a Texas public institution

  5. A digital photo, emailed to scholarships@midland.edu

  6. Essay. The essay must be the applicant’s own work and be no more than 750 words. The essay should be written in MS Word and emailed to scholarships@midland.edu. The following information must be included in the essay:
    • Financial need for the scholarship
    • Other types of financial assistance that you are receiving
    • The major being pursued
    • Plans to use that major after graduating
  7. An interview may be required of selected candidates. If selected as a recipient, community service may be required. The funding organizations make ALL scholarship selection decisions.

Due Date

Friday, March 31, 2023

To be considered for Fall 2023 scholarships, all required documentation is due Friday, March 31, 2023.

Failure to truthfully and accurately complete the Graduating Sophomore Scholarship application and submit all required documentation by March 31, 2023 will result in disqualification for scholarship consideration.

SUBMIT REQUIRED DOCUMENTS To:

Erin Casey-Richardson
Director, Scholarships
Allison Fine Arts Building (AFA), Room 141-A
 
 

 

Scholarship Questions?

Contact

Erin Casey-Richardson
(432) 685-4765
scholarships@midland.edu