STAR Scholarship

Applying for the STAR Scholarship


STAR Scholarship Application / STAR Scholarship Submission


Application Submission Deadline: to June 24, 2022 at 11:59 PM CDT

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be a student returning to a community college for the 2022-2023 academic year with a GPA of 3.5 or higher who has completed a total of 15 credit hours and who was enrolled in at least 9 hours during the Spring 2022 semester to receive a Texas STAR scholarship. The Scholarship is contingent on the student being enrolled in at least 9 credit hours each semester the scholarship is awarded (the scholarship is divided into two payments: half in Fall 2022 and the remainder in Spring 2023). The application must be completed in full in order to be considered for an award.

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 unofficial transcript from all colleges you have attended.

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 2021 Scholarship Recipients as well as information about the application process.


2021 STAR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Dr. Mary Hood STAR Scholarship - $1000
Courtney Langfels, Omicron Psi, Grayson College

Dr. Yolanda Romero STAR Scholarship - $1000
Jordan Booth, Alpha Omicron, Tyler Junior College

Gigi Delk STAR Scholarship - $750
Micah Leary, Alpha Omicron, Tyler Junior College

Sarah Duesman STAR Scholarship - $750
Angeli Rodriguez, Beta Delta Omicron, Tarrant County College – Southeast

Dr. Terry Gilmour STAR Scholarship - $750
Marisol Tarin, Alpha Beta Phi, Midland College

Texas STAR Scholarship - $500
Jennifer Ebert, Alpha Gamma Pi, Austin Community College
Domonique Gray, Beta Delta Omicron, Tarrant County College – Southeast
Shelby Morgan, Alpha Omicron, Tyler Junior College

STAR Scholarship - $250
Aaliyah Avellaneda, Alpha Mu Chi, Northeast Texas Community College
Alejandra Flores, Alpha Gamma Zeta, San Jacinto College – South
Andrew Mwenduti, Beta Delta Omicron, Tarrant County College – Southeast
Maxime Risner, Alpha Mu Chi, Northeast Texas Community College
Kristinna Lee, Omicron Psi, Grayson College