Aug 14, 2022  
2022-2023 Panola College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Panola College Catalog

Scholarships



Panola College has various types of scholarships available, including endowed scholarships, organizational scholarships and departmental scholarships. Students who feel that they need or are eligible for a scholarship should contact the person indicated within the scholarship description given in this section of the catalog.

Endowed Scholarships

More than 150 endowed scholarships have been created through the generosity of alumni and friends of Panola College. They are awarded annually to students for various reasons that include financial needs, academic standing and participation in intercollegiate athletics or a fine arts or performing arts group. Applications for endowed scholarships will be available online in February. http://www.panola.edu/scholarships

Departmental Scholarships

Art

Limited Art scholarships are available to students who major or minor in the Visual Arts. Course participation is mandatory along with an exhibition of work.

Contact: Art Department

Athletic

Panola College awards scholarships in five intercollegiate athletic programs: baseball, women’s/men’s basketball, volleyball, and women’s/men’s rodeo. Awards are on a competitive basis and may vary.

Contact: Coach of the appropriate program

Drama

Scholarships are available to students who are interested in participating in campus theatre productions. Majoring in drama is not a requirement, but course participation is mandatory. Applications are available on our website at https://www.panola.edu/drama.

Contact: Drama Department

Music

Music scholarships are available to those individuals who will perform in campus musical organizations. Course participation is required as well as participation in performances. Scholarships are available for students who perform in the band, the stage band, the Chorale, the Chamber Singers and the Pipers.

Contact: Director of Bands or Choir

Presidential Scholarship

Presidential Scholarships are awarded to recognize academic excellence and provide for all tuition, fees and book expenses incurred for the fall semester immediately following the recipient’s high school graduation. To be eligible, a candidate must score 27 or above on the ACT, or 1300 or above on the SAT, or be a National Merit Finalist and be TSI exempt by testing. The candidate must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The scholarship is renewable for the spring semester and for the second year if the recipient completes a minimum of 12 semester hours with a minimum 3.00 GPA each semester.

Contact: High School Counselor

Dean’s Scholarship

Dean’s Scholarships are awarded to students who rank in the top five percent of their graduating class. The scholarship provides tuition and fees for the fall semester and is for the award year immediately following the recipients’ high school graduation and is for one year only. The candidate must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The scholarship is renewable for the spring semester by completing at least 12 semester hours with a minimum 2.50 GPA. A minimum of two students are eligible from each accredited public high school.

Contact: High School Counselor

Panola College Leadership/Achievement Scholarship

A number of scholarships are awarded to each accredited public high school served by Panola College. The number of scholarships awarded to each high school is based on the school’s UIL classification. The candidate must demonstrate leadership and/or achievement based on participation in school or community activities, have a high school GPA of 2.00 or above and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The scholarship provides tuition only for the fall semester, is for the award year immediately following the recipients’ high school graduation and is for one year only. The scholarship is renewable for the spring semester by completing at least 12 semester hours with a minimum 2.50 GPA.

Contact: High School Counselor