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January 2, 2021


Craig & Galen Brown Foundation Scholarships are four-year awards. You must meet eligibility requirements each year to continue receiving your scholarship in future years.


To be considered, you must:

  • Be a US Citizen, permanent resident, or graduate of an accredited US high school
  • Be a National Merit Semifinalist
  • Have received a Texas A&M President’s Endowed Scholarship
  • Have at least a 1450 combined SAT score or a 34 composite ACT score
  • Intend on enrolling at Texas A&M the fall semester after your high school graduation
  • Be a STEM or Business major at one of the following Colleges: Engineering, Science, Ag & Life Sciences, Biomedical Science & Veterinarian Medicine, Public Health or Business
  • Provide two reference letters

Unique Opportunities and Benefits for Brown Scholars

  • Scholars interview for A&M sponsored Champe Fitzhugh International Honors Leadership Seminar for 36 incoming National Merit Scholar freshmen
  • Brown Scholars who are applicants to Texas A & M College of Medicine interview, depending on major, with either the College of Science, College of Engineering, or College of Ag & Life Sciences (10 positions per respective College) for automatic conditional acceptance to A&M College of Medicine (30 total positions). Scholars retain A&M College of Medicine option but can also apply to other medical schools
  • Brown Scholar engineering graduates intending on pursuing medical school interview for unique EnMed degree program
  • STEM Scholars offered unique research opportunities with professors beginning spring of freshman year
  • Member of Brown Scholar Mentorship Program where each freshman is assigned an upperclassman Brown Scholar as their mentor
  • Automatic eligibility for Mays Business Honors Program, Brown Foundation Engineering Honors Program, University Honors Program
  • Automatic housing for freshmen in Engineering Dorm (for Engineering majors), Corps dorm (for Corps of Cadets participants), Business Dorm (for Mays Business Honors majors), and Lechner Hall (for University Scholars)
  • Annual Craig & Galen Brown Foundation dinner for all Brown Scholars, attended by A&M Chancellor, President, Board of Regents, Provosts, College Deans, select faculty, administrators and parents of graduating seniors
  • Annual Spring Bar-B-Que at Brown Top Ranch for graduating Scholars
  • Personal meetings with the founder, Craig Brown, and his team of advisors, throughout the school years and support as needed from the Craig & Galen Brown Foundation staff and former Brown Scholars
  • Continued support and guidance from the Craig & Galen Brown Foundation after graduation. Our Scholars are a lifetime commitment.
  • Fifteen Brown Scholars pursuing engineering majors who are conditionally admitted to the EnMed Program utilizing the E2EnMed Early Assurance Program pathway or will apply to the EnMed program, have achieved 30 credit hours at A&M and a minimum 3.5 GPA, are automatically eligible to participate in the 10-week Houston Methodist Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (“HM SURI”). The HM SURI is a nationally competitive program that affords students the opportunity to conduct research in their area of interest. The HM SURI does not pay interns; however, the Brown Foundation pays an additional $3,500 scholarship to participating Brown Scholars. HM SURI priority is given to students pursuing the EnMed Program; however, if there are available slots, students admitted to A&M’s College of Medicine through the E2M, A2M or S2M Early Admissions Program are eligible for participation.