TSUS - Fernando Gomez Scholarship (SG0035)

The Texas State University System Foundation (TSUS) established the Fernando Gomez Scholarship to provide financial assistance to Hispanic undergraduate students planning to attend law school. The Fernando Gomez Scholarship Program provides a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to a Hispanic undergraduate student who is currently enrolled at a Texas State University to assist with tuition, required fees, living expenses, and/or educational materials.

To compete for this scholarship, a student must meet each of the following criteria:

  • The candidate must be of Hispanic decent
  • Undergraduate student currently enrolled at Texas State University
  • Completed a minimum of 60 hours at time of application and maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Planning to pursue a law degree to obtain a legal profession
  • The candidate must be a U.S. citizen and a legal resident of the state of Texas
  • The candidate must not have received this scholarship previously

The Texas State University System Foundation (TSUS) selects the final recipients for the scholarship.

Supplemental Questions
  1. How many hours do you plan to enroll for fall 2023?
  2. How many hours do you plan to enroll for spring 2024?
  3. What is your anticipated graduation date (month and year)?
  4. Have you been awarded the TSUS – Fernando Gomez Scholarship in the past? (Recipients are only allowed to receive once. If you are a previous recipient you are ineligible.)
  5. Please submit an essay of between 500 - 800 words. Describe why you are interested in pursuing a law degree and being part of the legal profession. Tell us about your current academic plans and other activities you are involved in that support you in achieving your goals. Please include any of your personal or professional achievements related to your goals that you are proud of.