Performance-Based Scholarships

TCU offers a variety of talent-based awards. The recipients of these awards are recommended by the individual departments and the awards may or may not be based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

 

Athletic Awards

Amount: Award amounts vary.
Eligibility: Grants-in-aid for intercollegiate athletics are awarded in accordance with the policies and procedures of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and Big XII Conference. Additionally, student-athletes who apply for federal or state grants or for other TCU financial assistance programs must meet the standards for regular financial aid. For additional information, contact the Department of Athletics, TCU Box 297600, Fort Worth, Texas 76129.

 

Band Award

Amount: Award amounts vary from $500 to full tuition for up to 18 hours per semester.
Eligibility: Funds are available to some members of the Horned Frog Band. Recommendations are made by the Director of Bands after an audition. Awards are renewable upon recommendation of the Band Director and maintenance of satisfactory academic progress. For additional information, contact the Band Department, TCU Box 297500, Fort Worth, TX 76129, or call (817) 257-7640.

 

Choral Award

Amount: Award amounts vary from $500 to full tuition for up to 18 hours per semester.
Eligibility: Funds are available to some members of the University Choral Program. Recommendations are made by the Choral Director after an audition. Awards are renewable upon recommendation of Choral Director and maintenance of satisfactory academic progress. For additional information, contact the School of Music, TCU Box 297500, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, or call (817) 257-7640.

 

Nordan Fine Arts Program

Amount: $10,000 or more for one academic year.
Eligibility: Exceptional talent in art, ballet and modern dance, music, or theatre. For audition/portfolio information, please contact: Dean, College of Fine Arts, Texas Christian University, TCU Box 298000, Fort Worth, Texas 76129 (817-257-2787). Awards are renewable subject to recipient fulfilling departmental expectations; maintaining a GPA of 3.0 in the area of the award; maintaining a TCU cumulative GPA of 2.5; and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.

 

Orchestra Award

Amount: Award amounts vary from $500 to full tuition for up to 18 hours per semester.
Eligibility: Funds are available to some members of the University Orchestra. Recommendations are made by the Orchestra Director after an audition. Awards are renewable upon recommendation of Orchestra Director and maintenance of satisfactory academic progress. For additional information, contact the Music Department, TCU Box 297500, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, or call (817) 257-7602.