Terry Scholars Award - FTIC

The Terry Scholarship for incoming first-year students provides up to eight full semesters of undergraduate education. Taking into account other scholarships you may receive and your family’s financial resources to contribute to the cost of college, the Terry Scholarship can cover up to the total cost of attendance here at TWU, which includes tuition, fees, housing, meal plan, books and personal expenses.

Eligibility requirements for first year students:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • A record of leadership in school and/or community
  • Strong academic abilities, as evidenced by grades (3.0 GPA minimum)
  • Class rank
  • Test scores (SAT – 1130 minimum or ACT – 23 minimum)
  • Demonstrate financial need, to be determined by FAFSA and/or committee

Supplemental Questions
  1. REQUIRED - Please review information about the Terry FTIC Scholarship Application and selection process. You must acknowledge you have read the attached information. Click here to access the form.
  2. REQUIRED - Please upload your completed Terry Foundation Scholarship Application. You must complete all portions in order to be considered for this scholarship. Click here to access the form. The Essays and Letters of Recommendation will be separate from this application form.
  3. REQUIRED - Essay 1: Leadership Ability - In approximately 500 words, describe a situation where you displayed leadership. Be sure to describe your actions and the actions of those around you, and explain what you accomplished.
  4. REQUIRED - Essay 2: Personal Story - Tell us your story. What unique opportunities or challenges have you experienced throughout your high school career that have shaped who you are today?
  5. REQUIRED - Reference letter 1- Provide the email address of one individual who can provide a letter of recommendation that is specific to obtaining the Terry Scholarship at TWU and speak to both your academic and leadership abilities. Recommenders will upload their letters of recommendation using a unique website link. This link will be emailed directly to them using the email address you have provided.
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