Terry Griffin Scholarship

Serving on both the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the State Fair of Texas, Terry Griffin was instrumental in developing the Fair’s Youth Scholarship Program. He was the first Chairman of the State Fair Scholarship Committee, in addition to playing an active role in many civic and charitable organizations. The Terry Griffin Scholarship is awarded to two outstanding applicants – one current Pete Schenkel Scholarship recipient and one current Youth Livestock Scholarship recipient. Eligible students may apply during the spring semester of their sophomore year. Recipients will receive the Terry Griffin Scholarship starting the fall semester of their junior year. Scholarship eligibility is based strictly on GPA, as this particular opportunity is only available to the current Pete Schenkel Scholarship and Youth Livestock Scholarship recipients with the highest cumulative grade point average. Terry Griffin scholars will receive an additional $6,000 disbursed over two years starting the fall semester of their junior year. Assuming they are on track to graduate in four years (eight semesters), recipients will receive payments of $1,500 per semester for their remaining four semesters.

To apply for this opportunity, sign in to your Academic Works account. If you need assistance logging in, please contact taustin@bigtex.com.

Award
$6,000 over two years (paid in $1,500 increments per semester)
Deadline
Supplemental Questions
  1. First Name
  2. Last Name
  3. Are you currently a college sophomore and will you be a college JUNIOR next year? (If not, you are not eligible for this scholarship yet.)
  4. Award Year (Please enter the year you received the State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship, which would also be your high school graduation year.)
  5. College (Please enter the name of the college you are currently attending.)
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