the Terry Foundation and how did it
Howard and Nancy Terry are long-time
residents of Houston, where Mr. Terry
has been successful in a variety of
businesses, ranging from banking to
oil and gas. In 1986, the Terrys decided
to help young people to help themselves
by setting up an educational foundation.
Mr. Terry had always been grateful for
the financial assistance that enabled
him to go to college and the Terrys
decided to dedicate their time and resources
to giving future generations of young
people in Texas this same opportunity.
is the Terry Foundation located?
The Foundation is operated
from offices in Houston where a staff
of six handles administration of the
scholarship program and in-house management
of the Foundation's investments.
the Terry Foundation Scholarships funded?
The Foundation Board manages a large endowment
is entirely by the Founders. Earnings
from the endowment fund the scholarship
How do I
apply for a Terry Foundation Scholarship?
The Foundation considers only students
who have been accepted for admission
to the universities associated with
the program and who have been nominated
by the universities. (see How
universities are associated with the
Terry Foundation Scholarship?
The University of Texas at Austin, Texas
A&M University at College Station, the University
of Houston main campus, Texas State
University-San Marcos, the University of Texas at Dallas, the University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of North Texas, and Texas Tech University are all associated
with the Terry Foundation Scholarship.
Contact the Universities' Financial