Dr. Archie P. McDonald Scolarship

Scholarship Description

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor the distinguished career of Dr. Archie P. McDonald by providing a financial award to worthy students who are history majors, with preference to those specializing in Texas history, especially East Texas history.

The scholarship is to be awarded annually from the earnings of the endowment, calculated from a total return performance.  Total return performance is defined as interest, dividends, and realized/unrealized gains.

Recipient Criteria:
Major: History
Level:  Undergraduate and graduate students, attending full time as defined by the university.  Exceptions can be made for last semester seniors who need fewer hours to complete requirements for graduation.

Schools:  All universities and colleges located in East Texas, defined as those schools east of IH 35 and extending southeasterly from Austin to Houston.

GPA:  3.0 overall and 3.2 in History

Other:  Preference may be given to students in Texas history, especially East Texas history.  Need may be considered, if all things are equal between candidates.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization East Texas Historical Association
P.O. Box 6223 SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-6223

Contact Person: Scott Sosebee, Associate Director and Editor, East Texas Historical Journal

Phone: (936) 468-2407

Fax: (936) 468-2466