Captain and Mrs. Jack H. Smith Academic Scholarship Awards Endowment

Established: 2007 by Captain Jack H. Smith

Purpose: To provide annual scholarships for students at Texas A&M University at Galveston as follows:

  • A scholarship not to exceed $1000 to full time students in good standing pursuing an undergraduate degree.
  • A scholarship for the outstanding senior deck cadet on the summer cruise as selected by the majority vote of all deck officers aboard the training vessel at the conclusion of the summer cruise.  Awarded to the student who demonstrates the most skills, knowledge, and aptitude for serving as a US Merchant Marine Officer.

To Apply for this Scholarship: New and Continuing Students Will Complete the University Scholarship Application at:

To Contribute to this Fund: Contact TAMUG’s Senior Director of Development Rick Kline at or 409-741-4030.