The Baylor Line Foundation announced today that it has awarded $2,000 Legacy Scholarships to 45 Baylor students and incoming freshmen – all of them the children and grandchildren of Baylor alumni. “The review committee was very impressed with the caliber of the applicants and wished we could have awarded many more,” said BLF Executive Director Allen Holt ’80, who noted that this year’s awards represented a nearly 10% increase over last year. “We felt it was time to increase the …

Baylor Line FoundationBLF awards $90,000 to 45 Legacy Scholarship winners

The Baylor Line Foundation (BLF) has begun funding an endowed scholarship in journalism in the name of Dave Campbell ’50, the legendary Waco Trib writer and founder of Texas Football magazine. “Dave has had a central role in establishing the tradition of sports journalism in Texas, said Tony Pederson ’73, a BLF director, former senior vice president and executive editor of the Houston Chronicle, and current chair of the Journalism department at Southern Methodist University. “As both sports editor of …

Baylor Line FoundationBLF sets up scholarship to honor Dave Campbell

The Baylor Line Foundation (BLF) has selected 82 incoming freshmen and undergraduates to receive $1,000 Legacy Scholarships for the 2016-17 school year, a 50% increase over last year. The BLF received more than 200 applications from the children and grandchildren of Baylor alumni, and a panel of reviewers based their decisions on a combination of Strength of Legacy, Academics, Extracurriculars, and Need/Impact. “There were so many outstanding applications from terrific students who have grown up surrounded by members of the Baylor …

adminBaylor Line Foundation awards $82,000 in Legacy Scholarships — a 50% increase over 2015-16 school year!

The BAA asked this year’s Legacy Scholarship applicants to reflect on what it has meant to be part of a Baylor legacy family and to grow up surrounded by Baylor traditions.  This week, we introduce Daniel Carr, a freshman from Flower Mound, TX, who expects to graduate in May 2019 with a major in International Business.  In the part of his application where he talks about his Baylor Legacy family members, he listed his dad, Charles Carr ’90, who is an executive director in …

adminBAA Legacy Scholars: David Carr’s story

The BAA asked this year’s Legacy Scholarship applicants to reflect on what it has meant to be part of a Baylor legacy family and to grow up surrounded by Baylor traditions.  This week, we introduce Corrie Coleman, a freshman from Dallas, TX, who expects to graduate in May 2019 and listed Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media (as a concentration) as her majors and a minor in Entrepreneurship.  In the part of her application where she talks about his Baylor Legacy family members, …

adminBAA Legacy Scholars: Corrie Coleman’s story

“My parents show me where they first met every single time we drive down to Baylor.” “To many, $1,000 may seem miniscule, but to me it means approximately 103 hours that I can spend studying, building relationships on campus, and working to improve the community around me instead of standing behind a counter at work.” When football season rolls around, we expect that many alumni and their families will converge on McLane Stadium wearing their new BAA BattleHands spirit gloves, available …

adminBAA BattleHands spirit gloves will let you Sic ‘Em! in style…and support a great cause

We are pleased to announce that the BAA will award $1,000 scholarships for the 2015-16 school year to 54 Baylor undergraduates whose parents or grandparents (and in many cases, many other family members) attended the university. The awards represent an increase of 28.5% in the amount of the scholarships with 12 additional students receiving awards over last year. “We want to thank the members of the Baylor Family who have contributed to the Legacy Scholarship Fund and renewed their annual memberships at …

adminBAA awards $55,400 in 2015-16 Legacy Scholarships

We’re extending the deadline for applying for the BAA Legacy Scholarship by 24 hours because frankly it makes a lot more sense to make the deadline on a Sunday night at the end of a month than on a Saturday night.  And we know those students who are already bad with deadlines aren’t likely to be much better on something like this.  So if you’re waking up on Sunday morning and one of your parents asks if you got your application in, you …

adminLegacy Scholarship application deadline extended to 11:59 pm on Sunday, May 31, 2015

The BAA has begun accepting applications for Legacy Scholarships for the 2015-16 school year.  The process is open to all undergraduates (including incoming freshmen) who are the children of Baylor alumni legacy families and are enrolled or admitted into Baylor University. At this point, we anticipate that each scholarship will be for $1,000, payable in two installments directly to the university.  The total amount that will be distributed for the upcoming year has not yet been determined (we paid out …

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