About
The Terry Foundation

Based in Houston, The Terry Foundation is the largest private scholarship provider in the state of Texas. This award-winning scholarship program was founded to help outstanding high school graduates and transfer students help themselves through access to quality education at 13 Texas public universities.

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Upcoming Events

UTEP Terry Scholars will join Foundation staff and Terry Alumni for a day of service, Alumni panel, and a celebration of the UTEP Terrys’ accomplishments this year.  

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2017 Terry Traditional Scholarship Interviews will take place in 4 cities: El Paso Austin Dallas Houston Prospective Terry Scholars are nominated by our partner universities and invited to interviews, which are conducted by panels of Terry Alumni.

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Terry Scholars will join Foundation Board Members, Foundation staff, and Terry Scholar Alumni for a celebration of the school year and the Gold Pen Ceremony for outgoing seniors. Schools attending: UT-Austin UTSA TXST Scholars attend with their university, and are required to utilize the transportation provided by the Foundation. Every Scholar is required to attend […]

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Terry Scholars will join Foundation Board Members, Foundation staff, and Terry Scholar Alumni for a celebration of the school year and the Gold Pen Ceremony for outgoing seniors. Schools attending: TAMU UH SHSU TAMUG Scholars attend with their university, and are required to utilize the transportation provided by the Foundation. Every Scholar is required to […]

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Terry News

Mr. Terry's 100th Birthday

By: Ed Cotham, Jr. November 27, 2016 was the 100th anniversary of Howard Terry’s birth. Although Mr. Terry did not live

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The Terry Alumni Advisory Board

by Yvonne Moody, Foundation President and Executive Director One of the main selection criteria for the Terry scholarship is leadership, so

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Terry Foundation Lamar Award

Terry Foundation Honored with the Lamar Medal

In January 2016, The Terry Foundation received the Mirabeau B Lamar Award for outstanding service to higher education in Texas.

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