Apply using the ApplyTexas Application or the Coalition Application. You must complete the admission and scholarship portions to be considered.

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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.
  • Brown Scholars pursuing engineering majors with 30 credit hours:e The Houston Methodist Research Institute (“HMRI”) has created an exclusive 10- week summer internship program at HMRI for 10 Brown Scholars who have been admitted to A&M’s College of Medicine through either the A2M, E2M, or S2M early admissions program. For automatic admission, Brown Scholars must hold a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed at least 30 credit hours.  Brown Scholars will be placed in lab projects within their area of interest and will receive a $2,500 stipend.  Brown Scholars are eligible for an additional summer internship at HMRI on a case-by-case basis.