Cook, Ellis Among Recipients of Big 12 Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship

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June 07th, 2022 Big 12, College, News

Courtesy: Big 12 Sports

Twenty Big 12 student-athletes have been selected to receive 2021-22 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarships, the Conference announced.

The scholarships are named in honor of the late Dr. Prentice Gautt, a former Big 12 Conference staff member and student services’ pioneer who passed away in March 2005. The list of all-time recipients has grown to 481 since the inception of the league in 1996-97. Starting in 2002-03, additional funding increased scholarship award winners to two per member institution.

To date the Big 12 has provided over $3.7 million for postgraduate education. The individual grants began at $2,500 in 1996-97, were raised to $5,000 in 1999 and increased to $6,900 for 2004-05. The awards climbed to $7,500 in 2006-07, moved to $9,000 in 2011-12 and have been at $10,000 since 2013-14.

Criteria for the awards includes a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.200 on a 4.000 scale and participation in at least two years of intercollegiate athletics at the nominee’s respective institution.  The student-athletes must graduate from their respective member institutions and enroll in graduate or professional school of their choice within 15 months of their selection of the postgraduate scholarship.

2021-22 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship Recipients 

Baylor Caroline Fuller Equestrian
Baylor Reese Sarnowski Track & Field
Iowa State Anna Ellis Swimming & Diving
Iowa State Jonathan Gannon Track & Field
Kansas Shelby Gayre Softball
Kansas Casey Burnham Baseball
Kansas State Kate Odgers Rowing
Kansas State Logan Long Football
Oklahoma Lynnsie Elam Softball
Oklahoma Braden Carmichael Baseball
Oklahoma State Jules Callaham Softball
Oklahoma State Dusty Hone Wrestling
TCU Jacey Albaugh Equestrian
TCU Augie Mihlbauer Baseball
Texas Julia Cook Swimming & Diving
Texas Nevin Arimilli Tennis
Texas Tech Audrey Tuttle Volleyball
Texas Tech Patrick Curley Football
West Virginia Verena Zaisberger Rifle
West Virginia Noah Short Baseball

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