STAR Scholarship

Walter B. Cooper scholarship award winners

Applying for the STAR Scholarship

Dr. Mary Hood STAR Scholarship Application – typically due in early July

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be a student returning to a community college with a GPA of 3.5 or higher who has completed a total of 15 credit hours and who has enrolled in at least 9 hours during the spring semester to receive a Texas STAR scholarship (spring mini-terms beginning after the end of the long Spring semester will not be considered part of the spring academic term). The Scholarship is contingent on the student being enrolled in at least 9 credit hours each semester the scholarship is awarded.

CHECK LIST

Have you done the following?

 1. Completed all portions of the STAR Application

 2. Signed the STAR Application

 3. Obtained the signature of your advisor on the STAR Application to verify membership and good standing in your local chapter

 4. Uploaded your complete STAR Application.

 5. Uploaded letter of recommendation concerning academic progress.

 6. Uploaded letter of recommendation concerning leadership experience.

 7. Uploaded copy of official transcript from all colleges you have attended.

 8. Mailed one official college transcript from all colleges you have attended to Dr. Chris Allen (mailing address will appear in the application)

Scholarships are announced at the Texas Honors Institute.

The STAR Scholarship was established by Dr. Mary Hood to assist students in completing their community college experience. The top two scholarships are awarded in honor of Dr. Mary Hood and Dr. Yolanda Romero. Below you will find the list of the 2017 Scholarship Recipients as well as information about the application process.


2018 STAR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Dr. Mary Hood STAR Scholar ($1,000)

Hannah Dickson Alpha Mu Chi Chapter
Northeast Texas Community College

Dr. Yolanda Romero STAR Scholar ($1,000.00)

Rhylie Anderson
Alpha Mu Chi Chapter
Northeast Texas Community College

Mary Kohls and Dr. Reed Peoples STAR Scholarship ($750.00)

Jamille Souza
Alpha Gamma Pi Chapter Austin Community College

Sarah Duesman and Dr. Jerry Coats STAR Scholarship ($750.00)

Mayur Bhakta
Beta Delta Omicron
Tarrant County College – Southeast

Texas STAR Scholars ($500.00)

Nghi Hanh Lam
Alpha Zeta Eta
North Lake College

Texas STAR Scholarship ($500)

Naela Patel
Alpha Zeta Eta
North Lake College

Texas STAR Scholarship ($500)

Sisi Kang
Phi Tau
Tarrant County College – Northeast

STAR Scholarship ($250)

Maria Hernandez
Alpha Delta Pi
Brookhaven College

STAR Scholarship ($250)

Chad Thompson
Alpha Omicron
Tyler Junior College

STAR Scholarship ($250)

Very Zigre
Alpha Zeta Eta
North Lake College

STAR Scholarship ($250)

Yamir Daniel Venegas
Beta Delta Iota
Lone Star College – Montgomery

STAR Scholarship ($250)

Hetalbahen Patel
Phi Tau
Tarrant County College – Northeast