List of TILF Scholarships

All applicants must meet the main scholarship requirements (including participation at the state level in a UIL academic contest) and should also consider any additional requirements listed below. Please note that applicants will be considered for any award for which they meet the criteria.

Scholarship Awards Details
Abell-Hanger Foundation Awards of $8,000 each, payable $2,000 each semester of the first two years Preference given to applicants from 56 West Texas counties. Recipients must have an SAT/ACT score of 1650/24 or above and must attend a state supported fully accredited four-year college or university.
Abell-Hanger Foundation Nursing Awards Awards of $8,000 each, payable $2,000 each semester of the first two years For students who plan to major in nursing. Preference given to applicants from 56 West Texas counties. Recipients must have an SAT/ACT score of 1650/24 or above and must attend a state supported fully accredited four-year college or university.
Dr. Charles & Estella Akins Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Leta Andrews Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Recipient must have competed in girl's high school varsity basketball.
ASW Scholarship Award of $1,500, payable $750 each semester of the first year

For contestants in the UIL Spelling & Vocabulary Contest.

Steve Barton “Achieving the Dream” Endowed Scholarship Award of $3,000, payable $1,500 each semester of the first year

Recipient must have competed in One-Act Play and should major in theatre. Preference given to applicants with strong combination of skills in singing, dancing, concert piano, as well as in directing and scenic, costume, and publicity design.

Henry Beckman Memorial Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of their freshman year High school seniors in the upper 25% of their graduating classes may apply. Recipients must attend The University of Texas at Austin and major in computer sciences, engineering, or natural sciences.
Roy Bedichek Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Recipient must attend The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Charles & Debbie Breithaupt Scholarship Award of $2,000, payable $1,000 each semester of the first year
The Brown Foundation, Inc. Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
John Earle Butler Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Central Texas Retired Coaches Association Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year
CH Foundation Awards of up to $3,000 each, payable up to $1,500 each semester, with possible renewal. For students from Cochran, Hockley, Lubbock, Terry, or Yoakum counties. Preference given to first generation college students.
William L. Chapman Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year, with possible renewal if requirements are met

Recipient must be from Karnes County and attend one of the following high schools: Karnes City, Falls City, Kenedy, or Runge. Recipient must attend a four-year state supported college or university and must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

The Clark Foundation Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Louise P. and Joe B. Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund Awards of $3,700 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year, and $450 per semester for each of the next three years For contestants in Accounting, Calculator Applications, Computer Science, Debate, Mathematics, Number Sense, Ready Writing, Science, Informative and Persuasive Speaking, or Spelling & Vocabulary. Students also participating in the UIL State Solo & Ensemble Contest will be given special consideration. Recipients must attend an accredited four-year college or university.
Carroll Ray Daniel Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of first year
Zelah Mae and Jasper Dee Memorial Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
David W. Doss Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of first year Preference given to music or performance arts majors.
George Dumont Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Recipient must be from Karnes County and attend one of the following high schools: Karnes City, Falls City, Kenedy, or Runge. Recipients must attend a four-year stat supported college or university and maintain a minimum 2.5 college GPA.

Larry Alvin Elms Memorial Scholarship Award of $500, payable $250 each semester of first year
Dr. William and Rhonda Farney Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of first year
Fasken Foundation Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Dr. Larry R. Faulkner Endowed Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of first year

Recipient must attend The University of Texas at Austin and declare a major in the College of Natural Sciences.

Richard L. Floyd Honorary Music Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Recipients must have advanced to the state level in a UIL academic contest AND have received a division rating of I or II in a solo performance at the UIL State Solo & Ensemble Contest.

Richard Gibby Memorial Music Scholarship Award of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Recipient must have advanced to the state level in a UIL academic contest AND have received made a division rating of I or II in a solo performance at the UIL State Solo Contest. Preference given to applicants majoring in music with plans to enter the teaching profession.

Dr. Norman Hackerman Memorial Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Recipient must attend The University of Texas at Austin and major in chemistry/biochemistry.
Dr. Max R. Haddick Journalism Memorial Award of $500, payable $250 each semester of the first year For contestants in UIL Journalism.
Hexco, Inc. Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year For students placing first in one of the following individual contests: Accounting, Computer Applications, Computer Science, Current Issues and Events, Number Sense, Ready Writing, Science, Social Studies, Journalism, Literary Criticism, or Spelling & Vocabulary.
Jim & Marcia Hilsabeck Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Preference given to competitors in the UIL Spelling & Vocabulary contest.
Marcia Hilsabeck Endowed Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Preference given to competitors in the UIL Spelling & Vocabulary contest.

Frances F. Holloway Memorial Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Houston Endowment Inc. Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Jefferson Clark Johnson Drama Education Memorial Award of $500, payable $250 each semester of the first year Recipient should declare his/her intention to major in drama education.
Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd T. Jones Memorial Scholarships Awards of $2,500 each, payable $1,250 each semester of the first year Preference given to The University of Texas at Austin applicants with accounting or business honors majors.
R.J. Kidd Memorial Scholarships Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year Recipients must attend The University of Texas at Austin. These scholarships are in honor of the founder of the Texas Interscholastic League Foundation.
John Porter King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Cyndi Taylor Krier Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Preference given to applicants from George West ISD and to applicants who participated in sports.

Harold Lawrence Memorial Scholarship Awards of $2,500 each, payable $1,250 each semester of the first year
Leibrock Family Scholarship Awards of $2,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first two years
Carolyn Waller Long Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year and renewable for three years if requirements are met. Recipient must be from Karnes County and one of the following high schools: Falls City, Karnes City, Kenedy or Runge. Preference given to applicants who attend a four-year state supported college or university. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 college GPA.
Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long Endowment Awards of $20,000 each, payable $2,500 each semester for four years Preference given to The University of Texas at Austin applicants. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 college GPA.
Dr. Teresa Lozano Long Scholarship Awards of $12,000 each, payable $1,500 each semester for four years Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Tucker Long Honorary Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year, with possible renewal.

For students majoring in math, science, or computer science. Preference given to students attending UT Austin.

Arturo V. and Elvira D. Lozano Scholarship Award of $12,000, payable $1,500 each semester for four years Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Dr. Bailey and Becky Marshall & Friends Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Reverend Henry Martin and Margaret Martin Memorial Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year, with possible renewal for an additional year Recipients must attend an accredited college or university and declare a major in religion or ministry studies.
Clyde V. McKee, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Recipient must rank in the top 25% of their graduating class and must attend a state supported fully accredited four-year college or university. Preference given to applicants from Orange, Sabine, Newton and Hardin counties.
Billy Tom McKown Endowed Scholarship Award of $2,000, payable $500 each semester of the first two years

Recipient must have attended high school in Hill County.

The Meadows Foundation Awards of $4,000 each, payable $500 each semester for four years For contestants in Ready Writing. Recipients must attend an accredited four-year college or university and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
The Moody Foundation Awards of $4,000 each, payable $500 each semester for four years
Keitha Morris Memorial Award Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year For Outstanding Actress from the UIL region in which White Deer HS competes in the One-Act Play Contest.
Robert Mueller Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Preference given to The University of Texas at Austin applicants with accounting or business honors majors.
Gondal & Sandra Mullenax Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Preference given to applicants from Conference 1A, 2A, or 3A high schools and to contestants who competed in Prose or Poetry.

Imelda Garza Muñoz Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Preference given to competitors in One-Act Play, Debate and Speech contests.

Lynn and Pat Murray Scholarship Award of $2,000, payable $1,000 each semester of the first year

Preference given to UIL State One-Act Play Contest, but all UIL Academic State Meet participants are eligible. Candidate must major in theatre teacher training and plan to pursue a career in theatre as a theatre arts teacher in public schools or colleges. Preference given to applicants who plan to attend The University of Texas at Austin.

The Mike A. Myers Foundation Awards of $12,000 each, payable $1,500 each semester of the first four years

Recipients must attend an accredited four-year college or university in the state of Texas and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Nike Corporation Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Dan and Maxine Owen Memorial Scholarship Award of $500, payable $250 each semester of the first year

For students enrolled in either the Holliday or Jacksboro School Districts pursuing a career in public education.

Panhandle Chapter of TSCPA Scholarships Awards of $2,500 each, payable $250 each semester for up to five years For the top three scorers of the UIL district Accounting contest that are from the schools within the 25 counties that comprise the geographic area of the Panhandle Chapter of the TSCPA. Recipients must enroll full time, major in accounting and maintain a minimum 3.0 college GPA. The scholarship is limited to one per student.
Dr. Nelson Gray Patrick Memorial Music Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Recipient must have advanced to the state level in a UIL academic contest AND have received a division rating of I or II in a solo performance at the UIL State Solo Contest. Preference given to applicants majoring in music.

Patriot Scholarship Awards of $2,000 each, payable $1,000 each semester of the first year Recipients must be the child of a veteran, rank in the top 25% of their class, attend a fully accredited college or university in the state of Texas, maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average, and be enrolled full-time. Preference given to children of injured veterans
Lori McGlamery Portugal Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year. For students who served as a yearbook editor or staff member or students who are majoring in journalism.
Red Oak Foundation Awards of $4,800 each, payable $600 each semester for four years For contestants in any UIL academic event who declare the intention to teach in the public school system in Texas. Recipients must show a financial need and maintain a 2.75 GPA while taking at least 12 hours each semester at a state supported four-year university in Texas or Texas Wesleyan University. Applicants must also submit a statement with their on-line application stating in 150 words or less why they want to teach in the public school system, grades K-12.
Bobby Richardson Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Recipient must have lettered in a varsity sport in high school and must attend Texas A&M University-College Station.
Carolyn and Dan Scott Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Recipient must attend The University of Texas at Austin.
T.H. Shelby Memorial Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year Recipients must attend The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. B.J. Stamps Memorial Endowment Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Preference given to applicants who declare their intention to enter the teaching profession.
Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation Supplemental Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Recipients must rank in the top 25% of their graduating class, must attend a state supported fully accredited four-year college or university, and must enroll in a four-year academic degree program. Preference given to applicants from Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Newton, Orange, Sabine and San Augustine counties.

Hatton W. Sumners Foundation Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year For citizens of the United States. Recipients must major in government, political science or history and attend an accredited four-year college or university.
TILF Appreciation Scholarship (In honor of Jerry Roy, Superintendent, Lewisville ISD) Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year
TILF Diamond Anniversary Scholarship Awards of $500 each, payable $250 each semester of the first year
TILF Honorary Scholarships (David E. Erickson, Jr, Garry W. Vacek, & Robin Demel) Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Ruth Elizabeth Starr Trice Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Preference given to competitors in One-Act Play, Debate and Speech contests.
Sid Trice Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year Preference given to competitors in One-Act Play, Debate and Speech contests.
UIL Director’s Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year
UIL Journalism Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year

For contestants in the UIL journalism contests, with preference given to those majoring in journalism.

UIL Science Scholarship Award of $6,000, payable $750 per semester for four years

For contestants in the UIL Science contests. Recipient must attend a four-year college or university and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

UIL Legislative Council Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year
UIL Music Director’s Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Recipient must have advanced to the state level in a UIL academic contest AND have received a division rating of I or II in a solo performance at the UIL State Solo & Ensemble Contest. Preference given to applicants majoring in music.

UIL State Speech & Debate Judges’ Preference Award Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year For contestants in the UIL speech and debate contests, demonstrating excellence in communication skills, with plans to major in speech communication.
Ray von Rosenberg Oral Interpretation Scholarship Awards, of $1,000 payable $500 each semester of the first year For contestants in UIL Prose and Poetry contests.
Nancy Wall Memorial Journalism Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year For contestants in UIL journalism contests who plan to major or minor in journalism in college.
J.O. Webb Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Dean Weese Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year
The Welch Foundation Awards of $14,000 each, payable $1,750 each semester for four years

Recipients may attend any of the Texas colleges or universities approved by The Welch Foundation as listed here. Recipients must major in chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering and be willing to engage in chemical research at the graduate level. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants will also need to submit a statement with their on-line application stating in 150 words or less why they desire to major in chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering.

Dorothy Sue Whited Memorial Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year For contestants in the UIL speech and debate contests. Recipients must attend The University of Texas at Austin and be enrolled in the business or engineering schools.
Dr. Rhea H. Williams Memorial Scholarship Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year Recipients must attend The University of Texas at Austin.
Lola Wright Foundation Awards of $1,000 each, payable $500 each semester of the first year
Tila Zamora Endowed Scholarship Award of $1,000, payable $500 each semester of the first year

Preference given to applicants from the Rio Grande Valley who are first generation college students.