Grants and Awards


Undergraduate Research/Creative Project Grant

Award: up to $1,000, depending on the indicated need of the research/creative project

Application Timeline: Monday, January 30, 2017 through Friday, March 10, 2017 (by 5:00 p.m.)

Online application: CLOSED

Online application to send to faculty mentor: CLOSED

  • Student must be admitted to the Honors College and have sophomore, junior, or senior standing with an anticipated graduation in May 2017, or later.
  • Students 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.

TCU Honors Scholar Award

Award: Recipients may receive an award ranging from $200-$2,500

Application Timeline: Monday, January 30, 2017 through Friday, March 10, 2017 (by 5:00 p.m.)

Online application: CLOSED

  • This award is available to current first-, second-, third-, and fourth-year Honors students.
  • This grant supports students’ unique and creative endeavors, on or off campus. The selection committee must deem proposed endeavors to be in alignment with the mission of the Honors College.
  • Applicants must submit the online application (see link below), a proposal (maximum 1,000 words), a budget sheet, and two letters of recommendation (see details in application).
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • The recipient(s) will be announced at the Honors Banquet on Thursday, April 7.

Paul Wassenich Founder’s Medal Competition

Application Timeline: Monday, January 30, 2017 through Friday, March 10, 2017 (by 5:00 p.m.)

DEADLINE to apply: 5:00 p.m., Monday, February 29, 2016

Online application: CLOSED

  • First-, second-, third-, and fourth-year Honors students may submit original works (i.e., an essay, research paper, collection of poetry, or artistic/musical creation that is accompanied by written interpretive commentary).
  • Applicants must submit the online application and a competition entry (use application for criteria and more information)
  • Entry Guidelines:
    • Length: 12 – 25 pages
    • Entry must be in acceptable scholarly form:
      • Typed
      • Double-spaced
      • 12-point font
      • One-inch margins
      • The student must include a cover page that lists his/her name and the title of the work.
  • Senior Honors Projects/Theses are not eligible for consideration for the Wassenich Founder’s Medal.
  • Submit entries to honors@tcu.edu.
  • The recipient will be announced at the Honors Banquet on Thursday, April 7.

Brachman Honors Scholarship for Summer 2016 Study Abroad

Award: Dependent of number of applicants, but may range from $400-$600

Application Timeline: Monday, January 30, 2017 through Friday, March 10, 2017 (by 5:00 p.m.)

Online application: CLOSED


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

 

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