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Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business Scholarships 

West Texas A&M University awards approximately $2.5 million each year in scholarships to new and continuing students, with the average award totaling $1,200 per year. Below is a list of the scholarships available for Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business students that are separated by department when appropriate.  

The deadline to apply for scholarships is Feb. 1.

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Scholarships and Descriptions

 

AVAILABLE TO ALL BUSINESS STUDENTS

 

Malouf and Iris Abraham Business Scholarships are provided from earnings of a $50,000 endowment furnished by the Abrahams for business majors planning a business career. Recipient must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Amarillo Executive Association Scholarship was established by the Amarillo Executive Association, an association of business owners and representatives in Amarillo. The association’s members, past and present, have provided invaluable leadership guidance to the community. The scholarship was established to encourage and support students seeking a degree from WTAMU so that they might carry on the tradition of leadership. Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in the College of Business with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to dependents of active members of the association. The scholarship is renewable when criteria are met.

The Phillip and Anna Mae Andrews Scholarship was created in 2013 to honor the memory of Phillip and Anna Mae and generously support students in need at WTAMU.  Recipients must demonstrate financial need with preference to College of Business majors.

Bill Attebury Scholarship was established by Don and Twanna Powell to honor and continue the spirit of interpersonal and community enrichment that was ubiquitous throughout the distinguished life of Mr. Conklin. Recipient must have completed at least 30 hours and be in good standing in the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business.

Mildred Bassett Business Scholarship was established in 1998 by Bassett’s family and friends. Bassett was a strong advocate of education. Recipient must be employed, active participation in the Reserves, National Guard or active duty constitutes employment. Also, recipient must be a full-time student who maintains a minimum 2.5 GPA with preference given to a parent, especially a single parent. 

Sharon Brown Leadership Scholarship was established by friends and associates of Brown in appreciation of her many years of service at the Boatman’s Bank and to provide scholarships to WTAMU students pursuing careers in banking, finance or accounting with preference given to high school graduates from the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle with a minimum 85 grade average; class rank and ACT/SAT scores will be considered. Recipients must be full-time (12 hours per semester) business majors and demonstrate leadership. The scholarship is renewable when criteria are met.

Business Education Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate business education majors with preference to resident undergraduate students; merit will be considered.

C.C. Callarman Memorial Scholarship, established in 1987, recognizes contributions of this faculty member and dean of business, serving from 1956-71. The recipient must be a business major planning a business career and have completed at least two semesters at WTAMU, have junior, senior or graduate standing, and cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Rosemartha and James W. Cates Scholarship was established in 2012 by the Cates, owners and operators of The Donut Stop, which operates seven locations in Amarillo and Canyon.  Recipient must be a business major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Bob and Kay Chester Memorial Scholarship was created in 1994 by family and friends of Chester to honor his memory and is awarded annually to an outstanding business major with preference to members of Alpha Kappa Psi.

Levi W. and Margaret T. Cole Endowment Fund is provided each year from earnings of an endowment fund established by Cole’s widow, Margaret T. Cole. It is awarded to a College of Business student chosen on the basis of academic ability, general intelligence and personal character with consideration of the individual’s financial circumstances.

Danny Conklin Scholarship was established by Don and Twanna Powell to honor and continue the spirit of interpersonal and community enrichment that was ubiquitous throughout the distinguished life of Mr. Conklin. Recipient must have completed at least 30 hours and be in good standing in the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business.

D. Edward Davis College of Business Scholarship was established by friends and family of Ed Davis to honor his memory. Davis was revered as a man of integrity who believed in developing our area and investing in its future. He viewed education as a critical investment for the future viability of our area and this scholarship carries on his legacy of caring about individuals and the community. Recipient must be a sophomore, junior or senior College of Business major enrolled full-time and must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given based on need.

Virginia “Jinx” Engler Scholarship was established by family and friends of Engler to provide scholarships to full-time students majoring in business and maintaining an overall 3.0 GPA.

J.W. and Nell Foust Alumni Association Scholarship was established by the WTAMU Alumni Association, friends of the Fousts and the Foust family in memory of J.W. Foust and in honor of Nell Foust. Student in business must have 60 semester hours and 3.0 GPA or above.

Wayne and Patsy Fox Scholarship was established in 2005 to present higher-education opportunities for students in need. Recipient will be a full-time (12 hours per semester) student majoring in business with a minimum “B” equivalent grade point average.

The Friends of the College of Business Scholarship was established by a generous bequest of the Mabel Riley Jones Estate. The recipient must be a full-time (15 semester hours) junior or senior College of Business major with preference to students pursuing an accounting degree.

Ida Clay Hager Memorial Business Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Hager, a WTAMU employee for 24 years. Recipient must be a freshman business major who has attended all years of high school and graduated from one of the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle and who has a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Robert Austin Hatcher Scholarship was established in 1985 by M.M. Hatcher for deserving students with preference for those majoring in business. Hatcher helped establish the first student-loan program in Texas and assisted with the first bond for Panhandle Plains Higher Education Authority.

Dr. S. Trent Hill Marketing Scholarship was established in 2016 by Dr. Trent to honor Dr. Rusty Brooks and Dr. Bill Semmelbeck, marketing professors in the College of Business at WTAMU, along with countless others who have reached beyond the classroom to the world of business and marketing. Dr. Trent presently serves as the Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Recipient must be a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in marketing and must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Don and Freddie Hodges Business Scholarship was endowed fall 2013 by the Hodges to support students in the College of Business and the Share Your Pride campaign at WTAMU.  Recipients must be College of Business majors.

Margaret “Smokey” Hucker Scholarship was established by Mr. Robert E. “Bob” Hucker in honor of his wife, “Smokey” to assist deserving economics graduate students.  Recipients must be part-time or full-time economics graduate students with a minimum 2.75 GPA.    

Hudgins Crosier Sumpter, PC Scholarship (formerly Hudgins Crosier Sumpter, PC Educational Intern Scholarship) was established by Hudgins Crosier Sumpter, PC to provide scholarships to business students interested in pursuing a career in the public accounting profession. Originally this scholarship was established in 2006 to provide course credit and an internship opportunities to students.  Recipients must be junior, senior, or graduate students majoring or minoring in accounting with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 12 hours per semester and graduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 hours per semester.

Hughes and Kelly Scholarship was established to honor Mr. Charles Hughes and Mr. Carter Kelly.  Recipients must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the College of Business. 

College of Business Investment Services Scholarship was established in 1991 to provide scholarships to students pursuing a degree in business. Recipients must be enrolled in the College of Business.

Junior Achievement of the High Plains Internship Program Fund and Scholarship was established in partnership with WTAMU, College of Business, to provide enhanced educational opportunities, direct work experience, and financial support for students at WTAMU. Scholarships are awarded to “interns in good standing.”

Matador Resources/Harold E. Melton Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Foran in honor of Harrold E. Melton. Recipient must be a freshman business major and show financial need.

Matador Resources/William E. Semmelbeck Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Foran in honor of Semmelbeck. Recipient must be a freshman business major and show financial need.

MICROFOUR Inc. Scholarship was established by MICROFOUR Inc. to help IDM, finance, accounting or marketing majors. Recipients must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Jerry Miller Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by a gift from Dr. and Mrs. Miller and additional gifts in honor of Miller at his retirement by friends, students and colleagues. This fund provides scholarships for freshmen majoring in business.

Larry and LaVelle Mills Family Scholarship was established in 2010 by the Mills because of the impact WT has on the lives of their family and their belief in the value of education to change lives. LaVelle is a professor of management and associate dean of the College of Business. Recipient must be a business major with preference to students with a 2.8 GPA or higher. The scholarship is renewable when criteria are met.

NAIFA Amarillo Area Scholarship was established in 1992 by the Amarillo Association of Life Underwriters business majors. Academic ability, but not necessarily honor students, good character and potential to become contributors to the business community will be considered.

Kenneth H. Olsen Scholarship Endowment Fund was established to honor this associate professor of economics and to honor junior, senior and graduate students in the College of Business.

PASO Scholarship was established in 2007 by the Panhandle Aids Support Organization (PASO). In 2014, the College of Business along with Enactus and Media Minds student organization took over the relationship with PASO. The Enactus students help plan, coordinate, and execute PASO’s Turnabout fundraiser which includes a full service video production and coverage of the event. Recipient must be a student involved in Enactus and/or Media Minds with preference to students with the greatest financial need.

T. Boone Pickens Scholarship was established in 1987 by T. Boone Pickens Jr. to enhance the business program at WTAMU and encourage and support outstanding students.

Realtor’s Scholarship, established in 1974, benefits junior, senior or graduate business administration majors who have demonstrated interest in a profession related to real estate and a minimum 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is renewable when criteria are met.

Eugene and Verna Mae Richardson Scholarship was established to honor the memory and values of the Richardsons. Recipients must be full-time (12 hours per semester) junior, senior, or graduate business majors from the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Students must maintain a cumulative 3.5 GPA.

Betty R. Samota Women in Business Scholarship was established by Mr. Mack Dick in honor of his long-time business partner Betty R. Samota.  Mack and Betty were business associates in California before moving to Amarillo to continue their partnership in multi-family housing and investments. Recipient must be a female full-time undergraduate or graduate student who maintains a 2.5 GPA. 

David and Sherry Schaeffer Experiential Learning Scholarship Fund was established by David and Sherry to support experiential educational experiences for students. Recipients must have completed at least 30 credit hours of collegiate coursework and earned a 2.6 or higher undergraduate GPA or 3.0 or higher graduate GPA. Regional community (Texas Panhandle, Eastern New Mexico, Southern Colorado, Southern Kansas, Western Oklahoma) students will be prioritized. Additionally, financial need will be part of the selection consideration although, there might be occasional exceptions.  

Sewell/Stradley Business Scholarship was established in honor of Bill Sewell and in memory of John Stradley. Recipients must be enrolled in the College of Business. Additionally, the recipient must have completed at least 30 semester credit hours and have a minimum 2.25 GPA. 

Jerry Studebaker Business Scholarship was established in 2014 by Mr. Bill Studebaker to honor the memory of his late wife, Jerry Studebaker, and help students pursuing a degree in business. Recipients must be enrolled in the College of Business.

Ann Weatherly Vincent Scholarship, established in 1993 by gifts from A.D. and Mozelle Weatherly in memory of their daughter, provides scholarships for entering freshmen planning a major in business and who have a minimum “B” average with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 grade-point system for scholarship renewal. The scholarship is renewable when criteria are met.

Warren Warner Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to honor Warner who was formerly the head of Lubbock’s Foreign Trade Zone and a dedicated DEC member. The scholarship will fund student internships which will assist students in obtaining practical experience in international business. Recipient must be a junior or senior in the College of Business pursuing studies leading to a career in international trade. Also, recipient must be a resident of a county served by the West Texas District Export Council. Students must present or submit a report to West Texas DEC.

Ronald and Sandra Watts Scholarship was established in 2013 by the Watts to support students in the College of Business and the Share Your Pride campaign at WTAMU. Recipients must be College of Business majors.

Mariwyn McPherson Webb Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and family of Ms. Webb. Recipient will be a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior female student with preference to a student majoring in Marketing. Must have graduated from a high school in the top 26 counties of Texas and display financial need. Recipient will maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Ruth B. Williams Scholarship was established in 2006 by Don Williams to award scholarships to deserving business students in honor of his mother, Ruth B. Williams, and supplemented in 2006 by the Joachim Foundation in memory of Odis Sims, trustee. The scholarship is available to all College of Business majors with a minimum 2.5 GPA or higher, although priority is given to students most closely meeting the following criteria: single parent pursuing higher education in business; demonstrated financial need; working a part-time or full-time job while pursuing business degree; demonstrated character via commitment to public service and volunteerism; and sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student status.

H. Eugene Worsham and Brown, Graham and Company Scholarship was established in 1992 in memory of Worsham, a member of this accounting firm. Recipients must be a full-time (12 hours per semester) junior or senior, preferably accounting major, with a cumulative 2.5 GPA and 3.0 GPA in major. Ability, leadership, participation in extracurricular activities and potential in major will be considered. The scholarship is renewable when criteria are met.

 

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING, ECONOMICS, AND FINANCE

 

Accounting, Economics, and Finance Scholarship Fund was established for general scholarship support to accounting, economics, and finance majors.

James and Linda Bagley Scholarship was established by James and Linda who are both graduates of WTAMU with a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting. Recipient must be an accounting major.

J. Herschel Coffee Scholarship Fund was established by associates and friends of Coffee, a former faculty member, and provides scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students majoring in economics with preference to senior students. Academic achievement and student’s character will be considered.

E. Wayne Davidson Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Davidson, a Korean War navy veteran, first generation college graduate, and CPA for 48 years. Recipient must be an accounting, economics or finance major with preference to juniors, seniors and graduate students with a 3.0 GPA or above and also, preference to a veteran and/or a nontraditional student. The scholarship is renewable when criteria are met.

Barry L. Duman Family Scholarship was established by Dr. Barry L. Duman, professor of economics, and his family. Duman came to WTAMU from the University of Southern California in 1969 and remained throughout his entire academic career as both a faculty member and administrator. The scholarship is being endowed so that Duman, his wife, Dyana, and children, Laura and Jeffrey, as well as friends and colleagues, can take an active role in supporting the University and present opportunities to meritorious students to pursue their education. The recipient must be a full-time second-, third- or fourth-year economics or finance major who has maintained a cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to an economics major.

Gene Edwards Scholarship was established in 1999 to honor the CEO/president of First National Bank upon his retirement and provides assistance to students seeking a career in banking or finance.

Vincent M. Eggers Scholarship was established by Vincent M. Eggers and his friends. Recipient must be a junior or senior and have a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher. Economic majors are first choice, finance majors are second choice and accounting majors are third choice. Preference will be given based on need.

Arthur J. Glover Accounting Scholarship was established for outstanding junior, senior and graduate accounting majors.

Haggard Scholarship, Panhandle Chapter of Texas Society of CPA’s, established in 1968 and provides scholarships to an outstanding accounting student. The scholarship is renewable when criteria are met.

Dale R. Hall Accounting Scholarship was established by Dr. Hall and his many friends and family.  Dr. Hall was a professor of accounting at WTAMU and had a 34-year teaching career at both the high school and college levels impacting hundreds of students.  Preference will be given to a junior, senior or graduate accounting major planning a career in accounting.  The student must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

Terry W. Harris Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of Harris by his family. He attended WTAMU, where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta. Harris was the founder of Harris Financial Group Inc. Recipients must be a junior or senior majoring in an accounting, economics or finance field, and in good standing with a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

David Hill Second Chance Fund was established in 2002 in memory of David G. Hill, B.B.A. 1993, B.B.A. Texas A&M University 1964, to provide scholarships to students majoring in accounting and who, like Hill, need a “second chance” at a new career later in life. The scholarship is primarily need based.

Institute of Management Accountants Scholarship was established in 1994 to provide accounting scholarships for WTAMU students. Recipients may be full-time students maintaining a minimum of 12 hours, 15 preferred, with completion of nine hours accounting including the first semester of intermediate accounting, 3.0 GPA and exhibit need for assistance, or they may be part-time students carrying a minimum of six hours with completion of nine hours accounting including the first semester of intermediate accounting, 3.0 GPA, employed part time (20 hours per week) and exhibit need for assistance.

Lasater-Looney Economics Scholarship (formerly Lasater-Looney Scholarship in Political Economics) was established by Tom Lasater and Paul Looney to promote students who take both political science as well as economics to advance their curriculum. Recipients must be non-freshman students majoring in economics with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference to economics major with six hours of political science.

W. Byron Lawrence Finance and Economics Scholarship was established in 1992 by family and friends of this 47-year employee of First National Bank of Amarillo and one of 50 charter bank auditors in the nation. The scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student pursuing a career in banking, finance or economics who has completed a minimum of 65 hours and has a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Character, leadership potential and family circumstances will be considered; renewable when criteria are met.

William F. McWhirter Scholarship was established through a generous bequest in Mr. McWhirter’s estate. McWhirter attended WT and graduated with a BBA in 1950 and an MBA in 1958. Recipient must be a junior or senior accounting major, ranked in the top 20 percent of their class according to GPA, and a graduate of a high school in the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle.

Larry and Sandra Oldham Accounting Scholarship was established in 2012 by the Oldhams who were celebrated students at WTAMU in the early 70’s. Larry was Man of the Year in 1975 and Sandra was the feature twirler for the marching band. Recipient must be an accounting major demonstrating financial need with preference to students from Midland, Texas, or the surrounding area.

Parman E. Reynolds Business Scholarship was established by Reynolds who received his MS in finance and economics from WTAMU in 2003. Reynolds has been a part-time instructor in economics since August 2004.  Recipient must be an economics or finance major with a minimum 3.0 GPA with preference to a returning student and/or a single parent.

Pulliam Family Scholarship was established in 2003 by Bill Pulliam and Dr. Darlene Pulliam to provide scholarships and assistance to deserving accounting and M.P.A. students. Recipients must be undergraduate and graduate accounting majors.

Mary Frances Saunders Scholarship was established in 1995 to provide scholarships to full-time students majoring in finance with a 3.0 GPA.

Terry Family Leadership Scholarship was established in 2017 by Mr. Kolten Wilder to honor the dedication, vision, and leadership qualities exemplified by Dr. Anne Macy and Dr. Neil Terry. Recipient must be a full-time junior or senior accounting, economics, or finance major that maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must display excellent leadership qualities aligned with the College of Business’ core values.

Terry Scholarship Fund was established in 2003 by Dr. Neil Terry and Dr. Anne Macy Terry to provide scholarship and assistance to deserving economics, finance, M.S.F.E. and M.B.A. students.

Leon Trekell Scholarship was established in 1982 by a gift from Leon and Charlene Trekell and has been developed by WTAMU alumni and friends. Recipient will be the “top” intermediate accounting ( ACCT 3331 and ACCT 3332) student as determined primarily by class average but with consideration given for class assignment completion and class attendance. Recipient must have completed both classes or completed ACCT 3331 and be currently enrolled in ACCT 3332 as an “on campus” student at WTAMU, no online classes or transfers. Recipient must have completed both classes within the 12 months prior to announcement of the award. Based only on performance in courses with no attention to academic major, past performance in other courses or overall grade point average.

David and Myrt Wilder Scholarship was established in 1995 to provide scholarships to full-time (12 hours per semester) students with a 2.5 GPA majoring in accounting and finance with preference to students exhibiting need.

H. Eugene Worsham and Brown, Graham and Company Scholarship was established in 1992 in memory of Worsham, a member of this accounting firm. Recipients must be a full-time (12 hours per semester) junior or senior preferably accounting major with a cumulative 2.5 GPA and 3.0 GPA in major. Ability, leadership, participation in extracurricular activities and potential in major will be considered. The scholarship is renewable when criteria are met.

WTAMU Accounting Club Scholarship was established to provide scholarships for sophomore and above accounting majors who are members of the WTAMU Accounting Club. Academic record, University and community activities, and financial need will be considered in selection of a recipient.

WTAMU Economics Club Scholarship was established by a generous donation from the Charles Koch Foundation. Recipient must be an economics major and member of the WTAMU Economics Club with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Both need and leadership will be considered.

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER INFORMATION AND DECISION MANAGEMENT

 

Anderson Merchandisers Internship Scholarship was established for students enrolled as an information and decision management major in good academic standing; must be a participant in WTAMU’s cooperative education and internship program; and must maintain “intern in good standing” status with Anderson Merchandisers Internship Scholarship to be considered for the next semester.

Joseph and Rhoanna (Griego) Austin Scholarship was established by Joseph (Joe) and Rhoanna (Rho) who met and graduated from WTAMU. They have an appreciation for the individual attention and encouragement provided by their professors as well as the overall “caring” environment that WTAMU provides. The Austins believe in the importance of a quality education in ensuring a high quality of life and want to help provide the opportunity to others. The recipient must be an  incoming freshman majoring in information and decision management or nursing, enrolled full time, and have a “B+” average (85 or higher) or 3.25 GPA. The scholarship is renewable if criteria are met.

Computer Science Association Scholarship was established in 1994 to provide scholarships to full-time (12 hours per semester, prefer 15) or part-time (six hours per semester) information and decision-management or CS majors with a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be active in the Department of Information and Decision Management.

CSI Meridian Internship Program Fund and Scholarship (formerly McCoy Myers and Associates Internship Program Fund and Scholarship) was established to provide enhanced educational opportunities, direct work experience, and financial support for students at WTAMU. Scholarships are awarded to “interns in good standing” with CSI Meridian.

Friends of the WTAMU Technology Club Program Fund and Scholarship was established to support the WT Technology Club and award scholarships to “interns in good standing.”

Philip J. Gensler Scholarship Fund for Students Majoring in IDM was established by the Golden Spread Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals in the name of Gensler, the first head of the information and decision management department at WTAMU. Recipients must have declared a major in the IDM department or incoming freshmen with the written intention of majoring within the IDM department. Non-incoming freshman recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible and must have completed at least 12 semester hours of course work during the previous semester.

Information Systems Scholarship was established by organizations interested in providing scholarships for IDM or computer science majors; competitive GPA.

Carey Lyles Memorial Scholarship was established by family and friends in loving memory of Lyles. Recipient must be a CIS/IDM major, enrolled in at least six hours per semester and maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Scholarship for Enterprising Students was established to provide scholarships for full-time (12 hours per semester) students majoring in information and decision management, management, marketing or general business. The recipient must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen with preference given to Texas Panhandle-area students who demonstrate a visible interest and involvement in entrepreneurial activities.

Dr. and Mrs.

 

oun Scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Thannoun for first-generation college students majoring in information and decision management. Recipient must be enrolled in at least six hours and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

 

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND GENERAL BUSINESS

 

Business Management Scholarship Fund was established to award scholarships to management majors with preference to junior, senior or graduate students, demonstrate good academic ability and show good potential in management through demonstrated leadership in academic and extracurricular activities.

Ocie G. Chism Scholarship Endowment Fund was established by William E. Semmelbeck and John R. Brooks, Jr. to provide scholarships for marketing majors. Recipient must be a marketing major with more consideration placed on student success than student need. 

CINTAS Corporate Business Scholarship was established by CINTAS in recognition of the close relationship with WTAMU and the Management, Marketing and General Business department. The selection will be made by the College of Business Scholarship Committee based on grade point average.

Don R. Fraser Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding marketing student.

Robert S. Glazer Memorial Scholarship in Business was established by Glazer’s Wholesale Distributors for a business student studying marketing, management or general business. Recipient must be enrolled in the College of Business, junior or senior standing, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a full-time student (at least nine hours per semester).

Institute of Marketing Scholarship was established to provide scholarships to full-time (12 hours per semester) marketing majors with a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Panhandle Human Resources Association (PHRA) Scholarship was established by the PHRA, an organization formed to educate, train and provide a forum for communication for professionals in the human resource field. Recipients will be a business management major taking a minimum of 12 hours per semester with a minimum “B” equivalent grade point average.

Scholarship for Enterprising Students was established to provide scholarships for full-time (12 hours per semester) students majoring in information and decision management, management, marketing or general business. The recipient must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen with preference given to Texas Panhandle-area students who demonstrate a visible interest and involvement in entrepreneurial activities.

Bill and Betty Semmelbeck Business Scholarship was established in 2008 by Mr. and Mrs. William E. Semmelbeck to help students focusing on business studies. Recipient must be a marketing major (first choice), management major (second choice) or general business major (third choice). Selection will be based primarily on need.

Mariwyn McPherson Webb Memorial Scholarship was established by friends and family of Ms. Webb to assist female students who graduated from a high school in the top 26 counties of Texas. The recipient will be a sophomore, junior, or senior with preference to a major in Marketing, will display financial need, and will maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

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