Betty J. Bower and George F. Rudy Top Ten Scholarship 1

This scholarship will be given to an incoming freshman whose application demonstrates academic excellence, leadership, extracurricular or community involvement and who meets at least ONE of the three following criteria: 1) Rank in the top ten percent of their high school class at the completion of their junior year, 2) Rank in one of the “top ten” positions of their high school class at the completion of their junior year and demonstrate college readiness as defined through the Texas Success Initiative, 3) Achieve at least a 3.5 unweighted high school GPA and meet one of the following test scores:
ACT – Composite score of 26 or higher with a minimum of 19 on each the English and Math sub-tests
Old SAT – Combined score of 1200 on the Math and Critical Reading sub-tests, with a minimum of 500 on each.
New SAT – Minimum score of 650 in evidence-based reading and writing and minimum score of 620 in math.
Recipient must enroll full-time, participate in the TJC Presidential Honors Program, and maintain a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA. Students who graduate from one of TJC’s service area high schools and meet one of the first two criteria are guaranteed the Presidential Honors Scholarship upon successful completion of acceptance requirements. All other applicants will be awarded based on a competitive review process. The recipient of this scholarship must participate on the TJC Forensics Team.