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1899 Scholars

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When you make a gift to the Maroon & Gold Annual Fund, you are supporting the greatest needs of Texas State  -  positioning the university for further success. The Maroon & Gold Annual Fund supports the 1899 Scholars, a group of exceptional students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership in our campus community. With nearly 70% of our students needing financial aid, the demand for heightened scholarship support is ever-increasing.

By giving to the Maroon & Gold Annual Fund, you help build a lasting scholarship that makes it possible for our future leaders to achieve their dreams. Scholarship funds signi­ficantly impact high-achieving students, giving them the help they need to fulfill their potential. Your support will help attract and retain top students, enhancing the university’s reputation.
 


Meet the 1899 Scholars

We are proud to introduce the 1899 Scholars. These remarkable students were chosen based on their academic excellence and leadership potential. As this endowment grows, so will the number of scholars it supports.

Click here to read the full bios for the 1899 Scholars. See photos and quotes below. 

Jenna Carroll

Jenna Carroll

“I am very thankful to be a recipient of the 1899 Scholar Award. The generosity and support of this endowment is truly appreciated.”

Urvi Dalal

Urvi Dalal

“I am so grateful for this award and support that comes with it. This scholarship will help me continue my journey at this amazing university and get me one step closer to getting my degree.”

Makayla Gutierrez

Makayla Gutierrez

“I am very grateful for the generosity of this organization and the support I’ve received throughout my college career thus far! Thank you!”

Noah Lawrence

Noah Lawrence

“Thank you for making such a meaningful education financially feasible for me. It’s benefitting me now and will benefit me in the future. I hope that one day it will go to benefit the lives I touch."

Andi McMillin

Andi McMillin

“This scholarship has been the biggest piece of financial assistance in helping me fulfill my goal of becoming a Registered Nurse. It is my honor to attend nursing school as an 1899 Scholar."

Matthew Moore

Matthew Moore

“I’m honored to receive this scholarship so I can continue attending Texas State and become closer to becoming a music educator.”

Marlee Russell

Marlee Russell

“Texas State has given me ample opportunities to become involved and grow as a student. This scholarship has allowed me challenge myself and explore my interests. I am so grateful for your generosity."

Laura Sebile

Laura Sebile

“Receiving this scholarship has served as a wonderful opportunity for me. With the help of this scholarship I’ve been able to attend Texas State and pursue my medical career.”