Bill Hogue and Student Foundation Scholarships

21 Mar

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Bill Hogue was the perfect example of a true Bobcat while he attended Southwest Texas State in the late 1980’s. He was heavily involved at the university as a member of Student Foundation, an Orientation Leader and a Texas State Cheerleader. In addition to teaching classes for the Catholic Student Organization, Bill was an active member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity.  Bill maintained his high level of involvement while working full-time to pay his way through school.

However, just six weeks after graduation in December 1987, Bill was tragically killed. His death shocked all those whose lives he touched – and to honor his memory, they created a memorial scholarship in his name.

The $5,000 scholarship award is presented every year to a member of Student Foundation who exhibits the enthusiastic pride in Texas State that characterized Bill’s college life.

In addition to the Bill Hogue Memorial Scholarship, Stelos offers five $1,000 Student Foundation Scholarships, to members of the organization for their dedication to service, loyalty, leadership and their significant contributions to Texas State.

The requirements for the Bill Hogue and Student Foundation scholarships are as follows:

Student must be classified as a junior or senior at Texas State to be eligible for the Hogue Scholarship.

  • Student must have a minimum of 54 completed hours if classified as a sophomore for the Student Foundation Scholarships.
  • Sophomore or junior classification must be enrolled 12 hours or more at the time of selection. Seniors may be enrolled less than 12 hours at the time of selection.
  • Student must be an active member of Student Foundation at Texas State.
  • Student must have an overall Texas State GPA of at least 2.50.
  • Student must have demonstrated superior leadership qualities.
  • Student must have invested a substantial amount of time and service to Texas State.
    • Students who have previously been awarded the Bill Hogue Memorial Scholarship are not eligible.
    • The recipient(s) will be in good standing with the University at the time of selection.
    • Graduating seniors are eligible to receive this Scholarship. All senior students will receive a check if he/she is graduating in May and will not be enrolled the next year.
    • Students must write and include a personal essay and updated resume.

The qualified applicant who is selected to receive the Bill Hogue scholarship will receive $5,000 at the Stelos Alliance Awards Banquet on April 28, 2013 in San Marcos, Texas; the five qualified applicants selected to receive Student Foundation scholarships will receive $1,000 awards.

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One Response to “Bill Hogue and Student Foundation Scholarships”

  1. stelosalliance March 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm #

    Reblogged this on Stelos Blog.

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