Ways of Giving

 

Scholarships

 

To apply for any of the listed scholarships, please fill out Midland College’s General Academic Scholarship Application located on the MC website, or call (432) 686-4810 for more information.


General Scholarships


Anonymous Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Full-time student; min. 2.5 GPA

Anne & Bill Bachman Scholarship
Award: Max $500 per semester
Covers: Books and classroom supplies
Minimum qualifications: Min. 3.0 GPA in prior semester

Frances Brown Endowed Scholarship
Award: Max $1,000 per semester
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.0 GPA

Bryant Scholarship
Award: $100-$400
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 3.0 GPA; enrolled in at least 6 semester hours

Aline Collins Scholarship
Award: Max $500
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and supplies
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.0 GPA; commit to pursuing a degree in an academic field with the intent of transferring to a university, or in a career/technical field

Henri de Compiegne, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Student must not be eligible for FAFSA or any other scholarship

Dr. Eileen Piwetz Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.5 GPA; enrolled in at least 6 hours

Davidson Family Charitable Foundation & C.J. “Red” Davidson Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.0 GPA; Full-time students

Dragisic Memorial Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.5 GPA; enrolled in at least 6 hours

Clara Eastham Scholarship
Award: $100 - $800
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.0 GPA; enrolled in at least 6 semester hours

Fasken Foundation Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA; full-time student; U.S. citizen and Texas resident

Friends of the Library Bookstore Scholarship
Award: Up to $800 per semester
Covers: Books
Minimum qualifications: MC student; enrolled in at least 6 hours per semester; 2.5 GPA; complete 20 hours per semester of community service at the bookstore (*must complete 20 hours prior to semester in which funds are received)

Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, and tests
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.5 GPA; enrolled in at least 6 semester hours

Marie Hall Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Administered by the Permian Basin Area Foundation; must have graduated from a high school located in one of the following counties, or maintained a permanent residence for the immediate past 5 years: Andrews, Borden, Cochran, Coke, Crane, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Hockley, Howard, Kent, Loving, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Scurry, Sterling, Upton, Ward, Winkler or Yoakum

Angelique Webb Harrill Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Female student; single parent with at least one child; min. 3.0 GPA; demonstrates financial need; full-time student; may continue to receive and re-apply for scholarship for up to 64 completed semester hours

Marie Hinkle Scholarship
Award: $200
Covers: Books
Minimum qualifications: Female student; single parent; 25 years of age or older; enrolled in at least 9 hours; min. 2.5 GPA

The Marian & Jan K. Jones Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: U.S. Citizen/ domestic student at MC; non-athletes; min. 2.5 GPA

Legacy Scholarship
Award: Up to $1,050 per semester
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: Must also fill out separate Legacy Scholarship application on MC website. Must be a midland county high school graduate and completed 40 hours of community service prior to enrolling at MC; complete 20 hours of community service during 1st and 2nd semesters at MC

C.R. “Smilio” Mallison Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.0 GPA; enrolled in at least 6 hours

Midland Northside Lions Club Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Academically successful, must attend one Lions Club meeting

Midland Optimist Club Max Perry Endowed Scholarship
Award: $500
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Full-time student, demonstrate financial need, graduate/student of MC, resident of MIdland County when awarded.

Wayne & Jo Ann Moore Foundation Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: 2.0 GPA or higher; may not receive any other financial assistance

Jack B. Nobles Endowed Scholarship
Award: Up to $2,000 per semester
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: MC student committed to pursuing a degree in an academic field with intent to transfer to a university or career/technical discipline; may not receive any other federal or private assistance; min. 3.0 GPA

Barbara O’Shaughnessy Scholarship
Award: $100-$600
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.0 GPA; enrolled in at least 6 hours; non-athlete; U.S. Citizen

I.A. O’Shaughnessy Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Enrolled in at least 6 hours; vocational student

PEO Memorial Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Female student at MC; must have completed at least 20 semester hours; min. 3.0 GPA

Beverly & Joe Pevehouse Endowed Scholarship
Award: $1,000 per semester
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Student must not be eligible for FAFSA or any other scholarships

Billy & Coral Rankin Book Scholarship
Award: $500 per semester
Covers: Books
Minimum qualifications: Student must be from Rankin, TX; a Rankin high school graduate; or current Rankin resident with GED from MC; must re-apply each year

Mary & Glenn Richardson Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.5 GPA

Clarence Scharbauer, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Award:
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Demonstrate philanthropic spirit

Chloice Shofner Scholarship
Award: $250
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: Min. 3.0 GPA

Stripes Foundation Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.5 GPA; full-time student; be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident and be resident of a Stripes operating county

Mary Ruth Thomas Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Preference given to MC students from rural counties; min. 2.5 GPA; recent high school graduate

Mark & J’Lynn Wheeler Family Foundation Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and supplies
Minimum qualifications: Must be a first-generation-to-college student; min. 2.0 GPA; student must agree to monthly mentor meetings (*preference given to veterans and single mothers)

Uptown Midland Business & Professional Women’s Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: Female student; 25 years-of-age or older; enrolled in at least 6 hours; min. 2.5 GPA; if graduating sophomore, provide evidence of acceptance and/or employment at 4-year university

John & Charlene Younger Endowed Scholarship
Award: $3,750 per semester
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: MC student pursuing a degree in academic field with intent to transfer to Texas A&M University; must complete 25 hours of community service per semester; full-time student; min. 3.0 GPA


Departmental Scholarships



ACCOUNTING


George Harley Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Professional services at MC; non-traditional student; full-time; min. 3.0 GPA

Clara King Accounting Scholarship
Award: $300-$500
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Studying accounting; recommended by accounting faculty; eligible for one semester only

Permian Basin Chapter of Texas Society of CPA’s Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Studying accounting at MC with intent to transfer to the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB); student must be recommended by accounting faculty; eligible for one semester only

Petroleum Accountants Society of the Permian Basin Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Studying accounting at MC; student must be recommended by accounting faculty


ART

Margaret R. Farrell Art Scholarship
Award: $400
Covers: Books and supplies
Minimum qualifications: 9-11 hours; min. 3.0 GPA; must have taken art courses for at least one semester; must have taken art in high school; non-traditional student; older student; Midland preference

Florence Henderson Ceramics Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and art supplies
Minimum qualifications: Student must be enrolled in Ceramics; recipient recommended by Art faculty

Mary Anne Lindley Endowed Art Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and art supplies
Minimum qualifications: Art student at MC; student must be recommended by Art faculty

Vangie Lindsey Painting Scholarship
Award: $350 per student, per semester
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and art supplies
Minimum qualifications: Painting students at MC; recipient must be recommended by Art faculty; 2nd semester student


ATHLETICS

Jack A. Dalious Memorial Golf Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: Golf student; min. 3.5 GPA; selected by golf coach

Captain Charles V. Lyman & Rachel Lyman Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: Student must be an athlete at MC; student must be recommended by Athletics faculty


BUSINESS STUDIES

Susie G. Noble Endowed Business Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Preferably female; Business Studies student; recommended by Business faculty


CAREER & TECHNICAL

Commemorative Air Force, Inc. & Tom Cloyd Memorial Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Aviation Maintenance Technology student; must be recommended by Aviation Tech faculty; min. 2.0 GPA

Marie Pierson Scholarship
Award: $750 per semester
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Aviation Maintenance Technology student; must be recommended by Aviation Tech faculty

Dr. Marshall Box Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: MC student enrolled in course work intended for the pursuit of a certificate or degree in a technical field

Hayden Jones Memorial Scholarship
Award: $500
Covers: Food, lodging, and emergency assistance
Minimum qualifications: MC student enrolled in Transportation Training program


CRIMINAL JUSTICE


Clayton McKinney Law Enforcement Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: Criminal Justice student; recommended by the Criminal Justice faculty

Gavin Shey Morrison Criminal Justice Scholarship
Award: $500
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Criminal Justice student; recommended by Criminal Justice faculty; min. 3.0 GPA

Sergeant Mike Naylor Memorial Endowed Criminal Justice Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Criminal Justice student; recommended by Criminal Justice dept. chair


EDUCATION


Eleanor & William W. Smith Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Student pursuing a degree in an academic field with intent to transfer to a university with Education major; if recent high school graduate, must have been in top 25% of class; non-traditional student; min. 3.0 GPA

Maxine & Robert Hannifin Scholarship
Award: $1,200 per semester
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Non-traditional, female student with one or more children; must be Health Sciences or Education student; enrolled in at least 8 hours; must maintain B+ average


FINE ARTS & COMMUNICATION

CeCe Brune Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and supplies
Minimum qualifications: High school graduate from Garden City, Stanton, St. Lawrence and surrounding areas; preferably female; English or Journalism student

Dr. Sylvia Major Krusekopf Scholarship
Award: $500 per semester
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: Must be English student; min. 2.0 GPA; enrolled in at least 6 hours; recommended by English faculty

Dr. Nicholas Elderkin Scholarship
Award: $1,250 per student
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: Must be Music student; recommended by music faculty

John P. & Alva Butler Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: Preferably music student residing in Midland County with financial need (students with outstanding musical ability that reside outside of Midland county may also be considered); recommended by Music faculty

David Hoy Harrison Endowed Music Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: Student enrolled in music courses

Potts & Sibley Foundation Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Music student; recommended by Music faculty

Isabel & Bryce Rea Charitable Foundation Music Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Music student; recommended by music faculty; provide evidence of satisfactory academic achievement; min. 3.0 GPA in most recent school work


HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE

Geraldine Box, Jack Scannell, & Charles Simmons History Scholarship
Award: $250 and up
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: History student; recommended by History faculty; 6 hours in History completed; statement from student about community service completed, academic accomplishments and why they are interested in History

James Bradford Memorial Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Political science student


MATH

Midland College Math Department “Math Excellence and Math Mentoring” Scholarship
Award: $100 per semester
Covers: Extracurricular activities, tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Min. 2.75 GPA overall and min. 3.25 GPA in math; student must describe their educational goals in written statement of 100 words or less and state in 25 words or less why they should be chosen to receive scholarship; need at least one letter of recommendation from Math instructor

Patricia Haines Math Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, and related expenses
Minimum qualifications: Math student; enrolled in at least 6 hours; recommended by dean of Math department or Math faculty


NURSING & HEALTH SCIENCES

Dr. Gregory Bartha Health Sciences Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Health Sciences student

Lois L. Buxton & Lawrence F. Buxton Health Sciences Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: Health Sciences student

John W. Foster, Sr., M.D. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Award: $1,000
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, tests, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: Health Sciences student; maintain a min. 3.0 GPA

Lancaster/Stuart Health Sciences Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and supplies
Minimum qualifications: Health Sciences or Child Development student; recommended by Health Sciences faculty

Midland Medical Alliance Health Science Scholarship “Doctors Day”
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Pre-Physician or Nursing student; full-time; min. 3.0 GPA; recommended by Health Sciences faculty

Abell-Hanger Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: Nursing student; recommended by Nursing faculty

Dara Perry Bush, RN Nursing Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Student enrolled in Associate Degree Nursing program with intent to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN); recommended by Nursing faculty

Donald E. Crockett, Jr., MD Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and supplies
Minimum qualifications: ADN program student; min. 2.5 GPA; recommended by Nursing faculty

Patricia Lechwar Byrd Memorial Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Enrolled in ADN or LVN program; min. 3.0 GPA; recommended by Nursing faculty

Linnie Hall Davidson, RN Nursing Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and supplies
Minimum qualifications: Must be enrolled in ADN or LVN program; recommended by Nursing faculty

Silva Dillard Nursing Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: Student must be in second year of ADN or LVN program; evidence of satisfactory academic record; recommended by Nursing faculty

General Nursing Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Enrolled in ADN or LVN program; recommended by Nursing faculty

Dr. Celia Harris Nursing Scholarship
Award: $250
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Must be enrolled in ADN program; recommended by Nursing faculty

Wallace W. & Kathleen Irwin Nursing Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Must be first semester ADN student; recommended by Nursing faculty

Mary Anne Lindley Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and supplies
Minimum qualifications: Enrolled in Nursing program with a commitment to pursue a Nursing degree or certificate; min. 3.0 GPA; recommended by Nursing faculty

Mashall Verne Ross Foundation Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, tests, and related supplies
Minimum qualifications: Health Sciences student; not eligible for FAFSA or any other scholarship

Billie G. Ruppe Nursing Endowed Scholarship
Award: Up to $1,500
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: Commit to pursuing a degree in Nursing; provide evidence of satisfactory academic achievement; min. 2.5 GPA; enrolled in 9 hours

Mary Spannaus Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and supplies
Minimum qualifications: Enrolled in ADN program; recommended by Nursing faculty

Sue Stinson Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Enrolled in ADN or LVN program; recommended by Nursing faculty

Ann & Lloyd Ugland Memorial Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, and tests
Minimum qualifications: ADN program student; resident of Midland county; recommended by Nursing faculty


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Energy Technology Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, tools, and related expenses
Minimum qualifications: Energy Technology student; recommended by Energy Tech faculty and/or Dean

Howell Watkins & Betty Gaines Behavioral Science Scholarship
Award: Up to $1,000
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Behavioral Science student; merit-based; recommended by Behavioral Science faculty

Petroleum Technology Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Geology Student or PPDC participant; recommended by PPDC or Geology faculty

Norma M. & Joseph M. Wolfe Science Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: Science student; enrolled in at least 6 hours; maintain min. 3.0 GPA


GED & GRADUATING SOPHOMORE SCHOLARSHIPS 

Abell-Hanger Continuance Scholarship
Award: Up to $6,250 per semester
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: MC students who plan on transferring to any college/university in Texas as a full-time student; eligible for four semesters (up to 2 years)

Abell-Hanger Foundation Graduating Sophomore Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition and fees
Minimum qualifications: MC students who plan to attend Sul Ross State University or UTPB

Elizabeth & Herb Blankinship Endowed Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Eligible for up to 2 years or 4 semesters; receive no other scholarship or aid; pursuing a degree from MC

Fasken Foundation Graduating Sophomore Scholarship
Award: $1,650 per semester
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Students must hold a min. 2.0 GPA; participate in school activities and perform community service; attend an accredited college or university in Texas in an approved degree program; U.S. Citizen and Texas resident; unmarried

Laura McCabe Students in Philanthropy Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and living expenses
Minimum qualifications: Must be MC graduating sophomore with intent to pursue third and fourth years at a Texas public college or university; must have served either freshman or sophomore years in Students in Philanthropy program (SIP) at MC; full-time student; Min. 3.0 GPA; letters of recommendation and essay


SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Bill Pace Cogdell Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Students who began their studies at Cogdell Learning Center or first-generation-to-college students; U.S. Citizen or legal resident; not be on federal financial aid suspension from MC

Henry Scholarship
Award: $500 per semester
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, and room & board
Minimum qualifications: Must be an MC Upward Bound student

“I Can Do It” Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Recipient of services at Safe Place and recommended by the Safe Place staff; may be enrolled in college credit or vocational non-credit courses

Lissa & Cy Wagner Foundation Scholarship
Award: Varies
Covers: Tuition, fees, and books
Minimum qualifications: Full-time student; min. 3.0 GPA

Students with Disabilities Endowed Scholarship
Award: $500 per year
Covers: Tuition, fees, books, supplies, tests, room & board, and other expenses
Minimum qualifications: Student must have a case with the MC Disability Specialist Office; enrolled in at least 6 hours; must have filled out FAFSA application; meet at least once per month with the MC Counselor for Students with Disabilities

 

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