Below, former Baylor Regent Joseph B. Armes explains why he and his wife choose to support students of Baylor University's Honors College
Note: The single online Honors College scholarship application suffices for all Honors College scholarships. Return to the Honors College Scholarship page to apply.
The Joseph & Kelly Armes Family Endowed Scholarship is a merit-based award for academically gifted incoming and current undergraduate students enrolled in the Honors College.
Basic requirements for scholarship eligibility:
• Must be enrolled in the Honors College
• Must be a full-time student during the scholarship period
• Must complete CSS Profile and FAFSA with Student Financial Services. Full details are available on Baylor's Student Financial Services website here.
If you are awarded the scholarship, we will renew it automatically the next academic year provided you meet the basic requirements listed above and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. However, scholarships awarded for study abroad are for that purpose only and are not renewed.
More about Joseph and Kelly Armes
The Joseph and Kelly Armes Family Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 by Joseph B. and Kelly Erickson Armes of Dallas, Texas.
Joseph B. Armes earned the BBA degree from Baylor University in 1983, the MBA degree from Baylor University in 1984, and the JD degree from Southern Methodist University in 1991. Mr. Armes was a member of the Baylor University Board of Regents from 2001 through 2010. He has previously served on the Baylor Foundation Board, the Hankamer School of Business Advisory Board and currently chairs the Advisory Council for the Honors College.
Kelly Erickson Armes earned the BBA degree from Baylor University in 1984. She is a member of the Baylor University Women's Council of Dallas.
Mr. and Mrs. Armes are members of the Baylor Bear Foundation, Old Main Society, Endowed Scholarship Society, and life member of the Baylor Alumni Association. In 2006, the Armes received the Baylor University Huckins Medallion for philanthropy.
Mr. and Mrs. Armes are members of Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas. They have two children -- Annie and John.