HELP founder, Edward L. Tarlton, was presented with the, 2012-13, J. Malon Southerland Aggie Leader Scholarship program was created to recognize and reward student involvement at Texas A&M University. Unlike some scholarships, the primary criteria in the decision process will be leadership and involvement. This scholarship reflects Texas A&M University’s commitment to learning, leadership, and service both in and out of the classroom.

The scholarship was named in honor of J. Malon Southerland, former TAMU Vice President for Student Affairs.