Pecten Scholarship for International Studies at the University of St. Thomas
The Pecten scholarship assists students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies at the University of St. Thomas. Employees of Pectin Chemicals, Inc. initiated the Pecten Scholarship at St. Thomas in 1989 to aid students enrolled in the international studies program.
Tsai Family Scholarship
Established in 2010, this fund provides small scholarships intended for students in dire financial need.
Tsai Taiwan Studies Grant
This fund was created in 2010 to help develop academic courses and programs related to increasing awareness of Taiwan.
Ann Quiggins Tiller Memorial Endowed Scholarship in International Studies
This endowed scholarship was established in 1993 in memory of Dr. Ann Q. Tiller, founding director of the Center for International Studies. A historian and Latin American scholar, Dr. Tiller first developed the International Studies Program. In 1981 she became the founding director of the Center, Houston’s first such Center.
Dr. Gustavo Wensjoe Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Wensjoe Memorial Fund was established in March 2009 in honor of Dr. Gustavo Wensjoe, former chair of the Center for International Studies and mentor and friend to generations of students. This fund is intended to promote and support study abroad at UST.
Dr. Wensjoe also founded the Peruvian Educational Project, which provides assistance to promising Peruvian students to obtain a secondary education.
Endowed Distinguished Diplomat Lecture
Established in 2013 in partnership with the American Foreign Service Association, this endowed lecture series supports the promotion of diplomacy in public, private and nonprofit service. The endowment supports a biannual distinguished lecture and regular guest speakers and workshops such as American and foreign ambassadorial visits, crisis briefings and events briefings.
Simon Cottrell Annual Scholarship
Stella Cottrell established this scholarship in 2004 to honor the memory of her husband, former French diplomat, Simon Cottrell. The Cottrell Scholarship provides funds to students studying abroad in Europe for credit.