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TERRY SCHOLARSHIP
INFORMATION
Jessica Martinez
January 2015
INTRODUCTION
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2013 GHS Graduate
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Mathematics major at University
of North Texas, with minors in
teaching and Spanish.
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Future plans: Teach math in
middle school or high school,
possibly teach at the university
level
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WHO FUNDS THE TERRY
SCHOLARSHIP?
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The Terry Foundation – founded by Howard and Nancy Terry.
The Terry Foundation offices are located in Houston, TX.
WHAT SCHOOLS OFFER THE TERRY
SCHOLARSHIP?
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There are currently 11 Texas public universities that offer
the Terry Scholarship.
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University of Texas – Austin
Texas A&M University – College Station
University of Texas – San Antonio
Texas State University – San Marcos
University of Texas – Dallas
University of Houston
University of North Texas – Denton
Texas Tech University – Lubbock
Texas Women’s University
Sam Houston State University - Huntsville
Texas A&M University - Galveston
**Each university that offers the Terry Scholarship has a
different process for applying and application deadlines vary.
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Quien puede aplicar para la beca?
Para ser considerado para la beca, tienes que:
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Ser un residente del estado de Texas, graduart de un escuela en Texas
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Ser un residente permanente o cuidadano de los estado unidos
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Estar admitido/a la universidad por 15 horas (full-time)
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Ser un lider en tu comunidad y escuela
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Ser buen estudiante, representado por grados,as evidenced by grades, class
rank, and ACT or SAT scores
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have financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA)
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reside on campus for the first year at the University of North Texas
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Note: The Foundation has recently added a Transfer/NonTraditional Student Program, for more information please consult:
http://www.terryfoundation.org/policies_procedures/
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HOW DO YOU APPLY?
Application information and application available on website
(http://honors.unt.edu/freshman-terry-foundation-scholarship)
How to apply:
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Complete the Apply Texas Admission application.
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Complete the Terry Scholarship application and return the packet
with all information requested to the address provided on the
application no later than February 1, 2014.
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Applications submitted through the General Academic Scholarship
application will be reviewed. Students who appear to meet Terry
Foundation requirements will be asked to submit transcripts, letters
of recommendation and detailed family income information.
Important Dates:
• Apply to the University of North Texas
• Submit your completed Terry Scholarship and your other
supporting materials
• File a FAFSA on-line
• Apply for on-campus housing
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WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I SUBMIT MY
APPLICATION?
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The University of North Texas reviews all completed Terry
Scholarship applications received.
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From all the applications received, only 32 students are
nominated to the Terry Foundation.
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The Terry Foundation schedules interviews with those 32
students.
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The Terry Foundation selects up to 16 new Terry Scholars for
UNT each year.
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**Numbers may vary: For 2013-2014, UNT welcomed 24
new Freshman Terry Scholars.
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WHO DO I CONTACT IF I HAVE
QUESTIONS?
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You can find more detailed information about the
scholarship and application process online at
(http://honors.unt.edu/freshman-terry-foundationscholarship)
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You can e-mail [email protected] to ask additional
questions or call Dr. Susan Eve, UNT Terry Coordinator, at
940-565-4914
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Check out http://www.unt.edu/vwbk/admission.htm
for additional information about the University of North Texas.
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