This scholarship is a fund created in memory of Charles T. Newell (1898-1977) and Mildred L. Newell (1905-1995), the parents of UNT alumna Charldean Newell. Charles Newell graduated from Wichita State University with a bachelor's degree in chemistry, minor in economics, and for many years served as the chief cereal chemist for Burrus Mills in Fort Worth. Mildred Newell attended Mary Hardin Baylor University and Trinity University, studying music and literature. She held diverse positions, including those of decorator, teacher, and freight manager, before her marriage in 1937. This scholarship is for the support of undergraduate students enrolled in a degree program within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at UNT who have demonstrated academic promise.
To be considered for the Charles T. & Mildred L. Newell Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following requirements:
Minimum entrance and academic performance standards of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences in effect at the time of any award, and able to demonstrate academic promise in one of the majors offered by the College
Maintain full-time enrollment majoring within an undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences academic program, unless the applicant has less than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in his/her degree program
Provide two letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant's academic work, work ethic, or personal strength.
Complete the scholarship application form and submit email addresses of 2 Professor/Instructor for letters of recommendation, (UNT Professor/Instructor is preferred), transcripts of all high school work (if entering freshman) or all college work along with a narrative statement discussing career goals, work record, and extracurricular activities.
Please use the online application form located on the left side of this page.
Any questions can be sent to Blake.Roark@unt.edu
DEADLINE DATE for Academic Year 2021-2022 is February 28, 2021. Applications submitted past 11:59pm on 2/28/2021 will not be accepted for consideration. We will accept letters of recommendation through 5:00pm 3/12.