Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship

The Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program provides financial assistance to students with financial need who are enrolled in graduate programs in public affairs, public service or public administration.


To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:
- be Texas residents
- show financial need
- be enrolled as graduate students in public affairs, public service or public administration
- intend to work in Texas after completing their graduate students
- register for the selective service or be exempt from this requirement

This award may only be used at the in-state (Texas) colleges or universities that participate in the program. Only public or private, non-profit college or universities may participate in the program (no private, for-profit colleges or universities may participate).

The Deans of colleges of public affairs, public service and public administration at eligible college or universities may submit applications for two students per year to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The recipient is selected by a committee at the Coordinating Board. Applications submitted by Deans are due to the Coordinating Board by February 20th of each year.

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