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  • Undergraduate Students

    Angelo State University offers several types of scholarships that help first-time freshman, transfer and current ASU students offset the cost of attending college. Each scholarship program has specific application deadlines, qualifications and award amounts.

    Continue to check your e-mail and this website for updates about ASU’s scholarship programs. All scholarships at ASU are awarded based on available funding. 

    First-Year and New Transfer Students

    • Carr Scholarships

      ASU’s Carr Scholarship Program honors your dedication to learning by recognizing your previous academic achievements. Awards are based on your high school GPA and your standardized test scores:

      • SAT combined math & critical reading
      • ACT composite

      This scholarship program is only available at ASU and is funded by one of the largest endowments at a regional university in the U.S. Awards are renewable for four years for students who maintain the eligibility requirements. 

    • Carr Transfer Scholarships

      ASU’s Carr Transfer Scholarships honor your dedication to learning by recognizing your previous academic achievements. Awards are based on your GPA on transfer work and the number of credit hours you are transferring to ASU. 

      This scholarship program is only available at ASU and is funded by one of the largest endowments at a regional university in the U.S. Awards are renewable for two years for students who maintain the eligibility requirements. 

    • Carr ROTC Scholarships

      Carr ROTC Scholarships are awarded to incoming qualified students in ASU’s ROTC program. Awards are competitive and based on academic achievements, leadership and standardized test scores.

    • Degree-Specific Scholarships

      ASU offers more than 185 scholarships for new and currently enrolled students who major in specific degree programs. Many of these scholarships have specific deadlines, applications, selection criteria, award amounts and renewal standards that are separate from the Carr and general scholarships.

      To learn more about these scholarships and the application processes, check your e-mail and departmental website regularly, contact your advisor or connect with the Office of Scholarship Programs.

      ASU degree-specific scholarships are awarded based on availability of funds.

      Applying and Deadlines

      Contact the department of your degree program to access the scholarship application. The application process and deadlines vary by scholarship.

    • General ASU Scholarships

      ASU offers more than 270 general scholarships to new and currently enrolled students. These scholarships are general and not directly tied to any specific degree program. However, many of these scholarships have specific criteria, award amounts and renewal standards.

      General ASU scholarships are awarded based on availability of funds.

      Priority Application Dates

      Students interested in ASU general scholarships must fill out a General Scholarship Application by the stated priority deadline below. Admitted or currently enrolled students who submit this application after the priority deadline will be considered as funding is available.

      • Fall General Scholarships: April 1
      • Spring General Scholarships: Nov. 1

       New students can access the scholarship application via RAMS. If you are having issues accessing any scholarship applications, please contact the Office of Scholarship Programs at scholarships@angelo.edu or 325-942-2777. 

    • Special University Scholarships

      Special University Scholarships are typically available to student leaders and those active with campus organizations. Each scholarship has its own specific criteria and contact information for applications. 

    • Organizational Scholarships

      Organizational Scholarships are awarded based on the recommendations of organizations not affiliated with ASU. However, you still need to meet ASU’s admission and retention standards to receive these awards. These scholarships each have their own applications, deadlines and scholarship criteria.

     

    Currently Enrolled Students

    • Degree-Specific Scholarships

      ASU offers more than 185 scholarships for new and currently enrolled students who major in specific degree programs. Many of these scholarships have specific deadlines, applications, selection criteria, award amounts and renewal standards that are separate from the Carr and general scholarships.

      To learn more about these scholarships and the application processes, check your e-mail and departmental website regularly, contact your advisor or connect with the Office of Scholarship Programs.

      ASU degree-specific scholarships are awarded based on availability of funds.

      Applying and Deadlines

      Contact the department of your degree program to access the scholarship application. The application process and deadlines vary by scholarship.

    • General ASU Scholarships

      ASU offers more than 270 general scholarships to new and currently enrolled students. These scholarships are general and not directly tied to any specific degree program. However, many of these scholarships have specific criteria, award amounts and renewal standards.

      General ASU scholarships are awarded based on availability of funds.

      Priority Application Dates

      Students interested in ASU general scholarships must fill out a General Scholarship Application by the stated priority deadline below. Admitted or currently enrolled students who submit this application after the priority deadline will be considered as funding is available.

      • Fall General Scholarships: April 1
      • Spring General Scholarships: Nov. 1

      Access the application on RamPort. If you are having issues with any scholarship applications, please contact the Office of Scholarship Programs at scholarships@angelo.edu or 325-942-2777.

    • Special University Scholarships

      Special University Scholarships are typically available to student leaders and those active with campus organizations. Each scholarship has its own specific criteria and contact information for applications. 

    • Student Endowment Scholarship

      The Student Endowment Scholarship was created at the suggestion of ASU students several years ago and is meant to recognize students who have:

      • A strong academic record
      • Experience in campus leadership positions
      • Financial need

      Students assessed themselves a fee for several years, and the money collected was used to create a fund that serves as the principal for the scholarship. Each year, the university uses the interest from that fund to award deserving students.

      Application and Deadline

      The scholarship application is available on RamPort on the Financial Aid tab and in the Financial Aid Self Service channel. You’ll see “Applications and Surveys” listed and then the “2014-2015 Student Endowment Scholarship Application.” The priority deadline is March 15.

      Qualifying Scholarship Criteria

      • Complete at least one long semester at ASU
      • Maintain an acceptable cumulative grade point average (Undergraduates: 2.75; Graduate students: 3.25)
      • No record of academic or disciplinary probation or suspension
    • Organizational Scholarships

      Organizational Scholarships are awarded based on the recommendations of organizations not affiliated with ASU. However, you still need to meet ASU’s admission and retention standards to receive these awards. These scholarships each have their own applications, deadlines and scholarship criteria.

  • Graduate Students

    Students who are pursuing a graduate education at ASU can benefit from five main programs for scholarships:

    • Carr Scholarships

      Carr Graduate Scholarships are the premier scholarship opportunity for graduate students to offset the cost of a graduate education at ASU. 

      The university also offers Carr Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) Scholarships for students entering the physical therapy program.

    • Degree-Specific Scholarships

      ASU offers more than 185 scholarships for new and currently enrolled students who major in specific degree programs. Many of these scholarships have specific deadlines, applications, selection criteria, award amounts and renewal standards that are separate from the Carr and general scholarships.

      To learn more about these scholarships and the application processes, check your e-mail and departmental website regularly, contact your advisor or connect with the Office of Scholarship Programs.

      ASU degree-specific scholarships are awarded based on availability of funds.

      Applying and Deadlines

      Contact the department of your degree program to access the scholarship application. The application process and deadlines vary by scholarship.

    • General ASU Scholarships

      ASU offers more than 270 general scholarships to new and currently enrolled students. These scholarships are general and not directly tied to any specific degree program. However, many of these scholarships have specific criteria, award amounts and renewal standards.

      General ASU scholarships are awarded based on availability of funds.

      Priority Application Dates

      Students interested in ASU general scholarships must fill out a General Scholarship Application by the stated priority deadline below. Admitted or currently enrolled students who submit this application after the priority deadline will be considered as funding is available.

      • Fall General Scholarships: April 1
      • Spring General Scholarships: Nov. 1

      Access the application on RamPort. If you are having issues with any scholarship applications, please contact the Office of Scholarship Programs at scholarships@angelo.edu or 325-942-2777.

    • Special University Scholarships

      Special University Scholarships are typically available to student leaders and those active with campus organizations. Each scholarship has its own specific criteria and contact information for applications. 

    • Student Endowment Scholarship

      The Student Endowment Scholarship was created at the suggestion of ASU students several years ago and is meant to recognize students who have:

      • A strong academic record
      • Experience in campus leadership positions
      • Financial need

      Students assessed themselves a fee for several years, and the money collected was used to create a fund that serves as the principal for the scholarship. Each year, the university uses the interest from that fund to award deserving students.

      Application and Deadline

      The scholarship application is available on RamPort on the Financial Aid tab and in the Financial Aid Self Service channel. You’ll see “Applications and Surveys” listed and then the “2014-2015 Student Endowment Scholarship Application.” The priority deadline is March 15.

      Qualifying Scholarship Criteria

      • Complete at least one long semester at ASU
      • Maintain an acceptable cumulative grade point average (Undergraduates: 2.75; Graduate students: 3.25)
      • No record of academic or disciplinary probation or suspension
    • Organizational Scholarships

      Organizational Scholarships are awarded based on the recommendations of organizations not affiliated with ASU. However, you still need to meet ASU’s admission and retention standards to receive these awards. These scholarships each have their own applications, deadlines and scholarship criteria.

  • International Students

    ASU’s international students have the same opportunities as in-state students when applying for Carr, general and department-specific scholarships. Please follow the appropriate instructions outlined in the Undergraduate Students or Graduate Students tabs to be considered for scholarships.