Chuck and Debbie Jones Art Endowed Scholarship

Debbie Lawson Jones earned her degree from Texas A&M in 1982. Chuck Jones is a graduate of Sam Houston State University where he earned a BBA in Finance in 1981. In 1985, he completed the ABA Retail Lending School at the University of Oklahoma. In 2011, Jones was inducted into the Hall of Honor for the College of Business Administration at Sam Houston State University for his service to the university, the community and industry, and in 2019, he was named distinguished Alumnus. Jones and his wife Debbie have sponsored 132 college scholarships since 2002 in various college and universities in Texas, Florida and Georgia.

A recipient must (1) be a full-time undergraduate or transfer student, in good standing and enrolled at Sam Houston State University; (2) be majoring in Computer Animation; (3) have and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 and a minimum Arts GPA of 3.0, if an incoming freshman, will have a minimum SAT score of 1030 or a minimum ACT score of 22; and (4) demonstrate animation talent and potential. Financial need will be a consideration, but not a determining factor.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a digital portfolio with a variety of creative work (does not have to be just animation)
    • Please upload a Word Document displaying a variety of creative works. If your works are animations please share a link to your online portfolio. Please include the title of your work, medium used, and date produced.”