The Craig & Galen Brown Foundation is assisting students with financial aids for their completion of higher studies through its scholarship programs introduced for the year 2020. The applicants who will be able to enjoy the benefits are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or graduates of an accredited U.S. high school who is National Merit Semifinalists.
The programs are created with an intention to support and motivate the young high achieving high school students. These grants will let students have practical experience through the internship program and will also provide them adequate funds to accomplish their quality and higher education.
The Craig & Galen Brown Foundation works to offer scholarships to high achieving academic students with demonstrated leadership attending Texas A&M University pursuing STEM and Business majors. It was founded in 1981 with its first Brown Scholar through the PES Program; the Brown Foundation was formalized in 1992. Through its passionate support of Brown Scholars, the Brown Foundation helps cultivate leaders of the highest integrity who will positively impact their communities and the world.
Who May Be Eligible?
Interested candidates must have a look over the mentioned eligibility criteria:
- Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or graduate of an accredited U.S. high school
- Must be a National Merit Semifinalist
- Must have been awarded a President’s Endowed Scholarship (guaranteed to admitted National Merit Semifinalists)
- Must have scored at least a 1400 SAT (with at least a 620 in evidence-based writing and at least a 660 in maths) or a 32 composite ACT score (at least a 27 in both English & Maths)
- Must be enrolled at Texas A&M the fall semester after your high school graduation and major in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) or Business at one of the University Colleges: Engineering, Science, Ag & Life Sciences, Biomedical Science & Veterinary Medicine, Public Health or Mays Business College
- Must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPR and a 3.25 semester GPR.
- Must enroll full time each semester (minimum 12 hours) at Texas A&M University.
- Must attend the annual Brown Foundation dinner which takes place each fall semester on campus.
How to Apply
Applicants who are looking forward to applying for the scholarship can use the ApplyTexas application or the Coalition Application to provide your details. Students must complete the admission and scholarship portions to be considered. Applicants will be chosen for interviews and will be contacted and interviewed by the Brown Foundation for final selection.
- Must provide two letters of recommendation, school counselors, teachers, administrators preferred, and a high school transcript
- All applications received will be reviewed and selected by the Brown Foundation and Texas A&M University’s Scholarship and Financial Aid Office
The talented and passionate recipients of the program will get to receive the following benefits:
- The Brown Foundation will reward additional graduate scholarships along with unique summer internships combined with its four-year undergraduate Brown Foundation Scholarship which can include:
- EnMed Scholarship (joint program awarding M.D./Master in Engineering degrees, four-year scholarship)
- Master in Engineering (one-year scholarship)
- Master in Business (one-year scholarship)
- Houston Methodist Research Institute Summer Internship (ten-week research opportunity)
- Global Summer Internship Scholarship with Bray International, Inc.
The application must be received by October 10, but in no case later than December 1. If the deadline falls on a weekend, the applications will remain open until 11:59 PM (CST) on the following Monday.