Stephanie Pepper Sims Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is created by David L. Sims to honor the memory of Stephanie Pepper Sims and benefit graduate students at Louisiana Tech. This non-endowed scholarship will be funded by gifts given to the Stephanie Pepper Sims Memorial Scholarship and will be awarded as long as funds are available.

The scholarship wil be in the amount of $600 per year; awarded annually and disbursed $200 per quarter. The scholarship shall be used to defray the cost of tuition, or if not needed for tuition, for books or other expenses.

  • The scholarship will be awarded to a full-time female graduate student pursuing a Master's degree in English/College of Liberal Arts or English/College of Education who plans to be a classroom instructor of English grammar/composition. The recipient should have a focus or concentration in grammar/composition or related courses within her Master's degree.
  • The recipient must be registered and remain registered as a full-time graduate student for each quarter she receives the scholarship.
  • The recipient must have a GPA in graduate school of 3.5 or higher to receive and maintain the scholarship.
  • The  scholarship will be awarded by the Tech Office of Admissions, taking into consideration recommendations made by the scholarship committees of the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Education.
Application Deadline:     May 1

Award Decision:            September 1