Robert Henry Family Scholarship (SH5073)

Recipient is to be employed by one of the family companies of Schlitterbahn Waterparks (Waterpark Management Inc., Enterprise Management, Inc., NBGS Internaional, Inc., Galveston Waterpark Management, Inc.) at the time of applying for the scholarship and remain with the company at least through the end of the waterpark season; provide verification of employment and three (3) letters of recommendation. Applicant must be enrolled full time (12 hrs) at Texas State. Recipients will be selected and notified in August.

If you have any questions about this scholarship, please contact University Advancement at

University Advancement
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please request letter(s) of recommendation.
    • Please request a letter of recommendation.
  2. Please upload a current transcript. You can download your transcript using the Texas State Self-Service Login.
  3. Please upload a résumé showing proof of employment at one of the family companies of Schlitterbahn Waterparks.
  4. Please select one of the provided topics and write a 500-750 word essay for consideration of all competitive continuing student scholarships managed by Financial Aid and Scholarships.

    Please select and write an essay on one of these topics:

    1. Explain how and why your life has been significantly influenced by a person (living or dead), an event or a particular book. Be specific, descriptive and introspective.

    2. Use the following statement as a basis for your essay to fully explain your attitude: “As a ____ year-old in the year ____, I am most optimistic (or pessimistic) about my future in the United States because ...”

    3. Describe a circumstance, obstacle or conflict in your life, and the skills and resources you used to resolve it. Did it change you? If so, how?

    4. Considering your lifetime goals, discuss how your current and future academic and extracurricular activities might help you achieve your goals.
  5. Do you agree to enroll in 12 hours of undergraduate coursework or 9 hours of graduate coursework during the semester(s) in which this scholarship will be awarded?