Grants and Awards

 


Bob and Alice Frye TCU Honors College Scholarship 

This scholarship is awarded to an active Honors student based on their application materials. Preference will be given to students with verifiable financial need.

Award Amount: Varies, up to $7,800

How to Apply: Student must complete the online  application form and submit the following by email: (1) a copy of their unofficial TCU transcript, (2) a list of three references who can attest to the character of the student, (3) a personal statement (read about the statement requirements on the online application form).

Application Timeline: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 through 5:00pm on Friday, March 6, 2020

Online Application Form Link: https://tcu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6Jpj749zsmUQ1y5

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be an active 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year student of the John V. Roach Honors College at the time of application.
  • Student must be in good standing.

TCU Honors Scholar Grant

This grant supports students’ unique and creative endeavors, on or off campus, in alignment with the mission of the Honors College. The award will be announced at the Honors Banquet.

Award Amount: Varies, up to $2,500

How to Apply: Submit online application, proposal, budget sheet (PDF) (WORD DOC), and two letters of recommendation.

Application Timeline: Monday, February 3, 2020 through 5:00pm on Friday, March 6, 2020

Online Application Form Link: https://tcu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6fXWzyslNwA4bZj

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a current student of the John V. Roach Honors College.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Wassenich Founder’s Medal Award

The Wassenich Founder’s Medal honors Dr. Paul Wassenich, former TCU Professor of Religion and Founder/first Director of the TCU Honors Program.

To compete for this award, one must submit a substantial scholarly work. Submissions may be in the form of research papers or essays; collections of original poetry; or artistic or musical creations accompanied by interpretive commentary. Entries must reflect some of Dr. Wassenich’s characteristics, and some part of the entry should have a “first person” quality, reflecting one’s own values in reference to the subject. More can be read about Dr. Wassenich on the application form.

The winners of this award will be announced at the Honors Banquet in April.

Award Amount: 1st Place – $1,000 | 2nd Place $500

How to Apply: Submit online application and entry.

Application Timeline: Monday, February 3, 2020 through 5:00pm on Friday, March 6, 2020

Online Application Form Link: https://tcu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0TWoNoSyInuU22x

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a current student of the John V. Roach Honors College.
  • Senior Honors Projects/Theses are not eligible for consideration for the Wassenich Founder’s Medal.

Honors Undergraduate Research Grant

This grant supports Honors students who are completing any research or creative project under the supervision of a TCU faculty mentor.

Award: Dependent on the indicated need of the research/creative project

How to Apply: Student and faculty mentor must complete portions of the application, which can be submitted by the student either by email or on paper.

Application Timeline: Fall applications accepted Sept. 1 – Nov. 15. Spring applications accepted Jan 15 – March 31.

Application Form (printable)

Application Form (fillable)

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a current student of the John V. Roach Honors College.
  • Student must be in good standing and have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in their courses at TCU.
  • Student must have a supervising faculty mentor for their project.

If you have any questions, please call 817-257-7125 or email honors@tcu.edu.

 

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