logo for the Roby W Hilliard Senior Memorial Scholarship

A $3000 scholarship for the 2018-2019 year may be available for one outstanding, incoming, first-time freshman majoring in the Department of Languages and Communication. With good academic standing, completion of a specified number of credit hours in the major, and continued availability of funds, the recipient can renew the award for 3 additional years for a total of $12,000.


  1. Unconditional admission to PVAMU
  2. Minimum SAT score of 820 (math + verbal) or ACT composite of 17 OR top 10% admission
  3. Minimum high school cumulative GPA of 2.5
  4. Declared major in Communication or English


Graduate of Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas

Paperwork to Submit:

  1. Completed Languages + Communication Scholarship Application (PDF download)
  2. Letter explaining academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and especially your financial need (there is space in the Application for this letter)
  3. Unofficial copies of test scores and your high school transcript
  4. Copy of your admission letter to PVAMU

Applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 to meet University deadlines.

Students who do not meet ALL of the requirements listed above will not be considered by the scholarship committee.

Send completed application packets (PDF Application, letter, unofficial transcript and test scores, copy of admission letter) to the following address:

Department of Languages and Communication

ATTN: Dr. Joanna S. Mann
P.O. Box 519 Mail Stop 2220
Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX 77446-0519

Interested in University Scholarships for 2017-2018? Have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA? Apply here!