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Honors College Scholarships

What do Honors College scholarships support?

The Honors College has both need- and merit-based scholarships, which primarily support tuition for Baylor Honors college students. However, scholarship funds also can help defray the cost of study abroad and mission trips with an academic component.

To date, the following are endowed scholarships of the Honors College:

  • Joseph and Kelly Armes Endowed Scholarship:

    The Joseph & Kelly Armes Family Endowed Scholarship is a merit-based award for academically gifted incoming Honors College freshmen and current Honors College students who maintain a 3.6 GPA.

  • Tommye Lou Davis Endowed Scholarship:

    The Tommye Lou Davis Endowed Scholarship offers need-based aid for academically gifted incoming and current undergraduate students enrolled in the Honors College, with preference given to those studying Classics.

  • Ted and Sue Getterman Endowed Scholarship:

    The Ted and Sue Getterman Endowed Scholarship provides a merit-based award for academically gifted incoming Honors College freshmen and current Honors College students who maintain a 3.6 GPA.

  • C. Clifton Robinson and Betsy Sharp Robinson Endowed Scholarship:

    The C. Clifton Robinson and Betsy Sharp Robinson Endowed Scholarship created a need-based scholarship for academically gifted incoming Honors College freshmen and current Honors College students who maintain a 3.6 GPA.


Donate Online
To contribute to an existing Honors College scholarship fund via the Web, complete a simple and secure form.

  1. Below "Designate Your Gift," select "Honors College."
  2. Select "Honors College Excellence Fund," and proceed.

Donate by Mail
If you would like to donate by mail, be sure to designate that your contribution is for the Honors College. Contributions may be sent to:

Baylor University Office of Gift Accounting
One Bear Place #97050
Waco, TX. 76798-7050


Matching Gifts
Your company may have a matching gift program that could double or even triple your donation. Check with your Human Resource Department or office manager for forms and/or additional information.

An Honorable Legacy
If you are considering a substantial donation to the Honors College, there are several options:

  • Planned gifts through wills, charitable trusts, life insurance, pooled income funds, or charitable gift annuities
  • Immediate tax-deductible gifts of cash, stocks, or other assets

In accordance with your personal interests, your donation can be made anonymously or with recognition.

Contact our executive director of development, Frank Shannon, to discuss donation methods that would work best for you.