Charles T. & Mildred L. Newell Memorial Scholarship | College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Charles T. & Mildred L. Newell Memorial Scholarship


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:

  1. Complete the scholarship application form and submit email address of Professor/Instructor for letter of recommendation, (UNT Professor/Instructor is preferred), transcripts of all collegework (these can be unofficial) or high school work (entering freshman only), along with a narrative statement.

  2. 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

  3. Maintain full-time enrollment majoring as an undergraduate student within the 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

  4. Provide letter of recommendation from person familiar with the applicant's academic work, work ethic, or personal strength. You are only obtaining one letter, so make sure your contact is someone who can provide the strongest possible recommendation.

  5. Narrative statement should be one page (single spaced) describing your academic background, career aspirations, extracurricular interests, and how this scholarship would benefit you.

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Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year have closed. We will begin accepting applications for the 2025-2026 academic year in August 2024.