David R. Stevens Memorial Scholarship (SS6302)

The David R. Stevens Memorial Scholarship honors a distinguished teacher at Texas State from 1966 until his retirement in 1983. He served fifteen years as graduate advisor and as a member of the University Graduate Council. He was well-known for courses in biography and Victorian literature and for his excellent mentorship. He was an honorary lifetime member of the Conference of College Teachers of English and served as president of the Texas College English Association. The David R. Stevens Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a graduate student or, under special circumstances, to an undergraduate.

Students eligible for this scholarship will:

  • Be enrolled and complete coursework as a full time English major student each semester of the academic year for which the scholarship is held. Students graduating Fall term of the academic year for which the scholarship is held are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • Be enrolled in at least one English course each semester of the academic year for which the scholarship is held.
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA in the Fall in order to receive the scholarship for the Spring.

If you have any questions about this scholarship, please consult the English Scholarship FAQ here: https://www.english.txstate.edu/studentres/scholarships.html. If you have further questions, contact Dr. Chevaillier in the English Department at fc@txstate.edu.

College of Liberal Arts, CoLA - English
Supplemental Questions
  1. Applicants must submit a single PDF with the following in this order:.

    • An essay explaining why you are majoring in English (500 words maximum).
    • Transcript(s) (may be unofficial).
    • 2-3 sentences introducing yourself to the donors.
  2. You must also obtain two letters of recommendation by the deadline. (Please note: English Department Scholarship Committee members may not submit letters of recommendation. Committee members are Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler, Deb Balzhiser, Cyrus Cassells, Leah Schwebel, Eric Leake, and Kathryn Ledbetter).
    • Recommender: Name and Email Address
  3. Will you graduate before Spring 2023?