Prepare to Apply

Application Deadline: February 14, 2014.

The Sumners Scholars program is now accepting student applications for the 2014-2015 Academic Year. Applications can be picked up at the Financial Aid Office.

Learn more

These resources can be very helpful when preparing your Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship application:

 

Our Scholars on the Web

“Becoming an Ethical Leader: Finding the Truth Amidst Competing, Conflicting, and Complementing Values”

A paper written by Sumners scholars Tiara Nugent and Martin Garcia, originally published in University Scholars: Proceedings of University College Day, 2009.
 

Eligibility

Texas Wesleyan University and the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation seek dynamic, motivated students who embrace civic responsibility and will enhance their campus, community and the scholarship program through personal involvement.

Specifically, to be eligible applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Have completed 60 academic hours by the beginning of the fall term in which the scholarship begins.
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average.
  • Be in good standing with the university.
  • Have a record of participation in campus or civic activities that benefit the university and/or the community at large.

 

Submitting your application

A completed application, an official community college and/or university transcript(s) reflecting all academic course work and your photograph must be relinquished to the Texas Wesleyan Office of Financial Aid by the deadline, February 14, 2014.

Additionally, please include a professional resume outlining all honors and awards received, extracurricular activities and leadership and work experiences. Finally, an essay (of no more than 750 words) narrating your personal background, extraordinary life experiences, leadership roles performed, reasons for selecting your particular field of study and your ambitions for the future is required.

Choice applicants will be asked to complete a personal interview with representative trustees from the Sumners Foundation on an arranged date. Final selection is competitive and determined by the strength of the application, resume, essay and personal interview with Trustees.

 

Tambre Ruggiero
Major: Education
Class of 2013

Tambre says she loves
“working together for a
common good.”

Contact Information


Deborah Roark
Sumners Scholars Program
Sponsor

Location: 1201 Wesleyan St.
Fort Worth, TX 76105
Phone: 817-531-4830
Email: droark@txwes.edu
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

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