Designated Scholarships

Today is Thursday, July 31, 2014

Scholarship consideration for the 2014-2015 Designated Scholarships requires admission to the University by the applicable posted deadline dates. In addition, all scholarship requirements must be met by the posted deadline dates.

Scholarship awards are reserved for students pursuing their first baccalaureate degrees.

ScholarshipDescriptionFreshman, Continuing, Transfer, University, Private
Alumni Association Scholars Established to provide current UT Arlington students with financial assistance and to recognize academic achievement in pursuit of aggressive career goals, this scholarship is open to juniors or seniors who have completed a minimum of 24 UTA hours with a minimum cumulative UTA GPA of 3.0. Students may apply to renew for one additional year.
Deadline: February 17, 2014
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Alumni Legacy Scholarship Celebrating family traditions of attending UT Arlington, current students who are directly related to a UT Arlington graduate (child, stepchild, sibling, or grandchild) may apply for this scholarship. The scholarship requires a minimum cumulative UTA GPA of 3.0 and sustained leadership, academic, extracurricular, and community activities.
Deadline: February 17, 2014
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American Association of University Women/Arlington The American Association of University Women, Arlington branch, provides support for one, two, or three UTA upper division female students, preferably mature women or displaced homemakers returning to school. Part-time students are eligible to apply and recipients may apply to renew the scholarship. Financial need is a consideration. Texas residence and U.S. citizenship (or permanent residence) are required.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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Vikram J. Bajaj Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is open to students of Asian Indian origin who are pursuing studies in Engineering and/or Science.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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Michele Bobadilla Bridge to Excellence Scholarship Established to honor the community outreach and partnership efforts of Michele Bobadilla, the Bridge to Excellence Scholarship encourages deserving students to bridge the gap between dreams and reality through education. First generation entering freshmen (graduate of a DISD high school in the top 25% of the graduating class, with a minimum test score of 1000 SAT/22 ACT) may apply.
Deadline: May 2, 2014
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Centennial Scholarship Jointly sponsored by the UTA Alumni Association and the Student Affairs Division, this scholarship provides support for deserving and academically promising first-generation college students who are entering freshmen or new transfers to UTA. Freshmen must have minimums of 900 SAT/19 ACT or ranking in the top 25% of the graduating high school class. Transfer students are required to have an overall GPA of 3.0 on a minimum of 24 hours. Demonstrated community service is also a factor in awarding this $1,000 per year scholarship. Renewals require a minimum UTA GPA of 2.75 on 24 hours completed during the fall and spring semesters.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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Shalyn and Al Clark Academic Achievement Scholarship Established by entrepreneurs and active community supporters, Shalyn and Al Clark, the Shalyn and Al Clark Academic Achievement Scholarship is a need-based scholarship supporting first-generation students. Sophomores who excel academically in the freshman year and who enter UT Arlington without a general scholarship will be eligible to apply.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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Creel Endowed Scholarship A scholarship for currently enrolled first-generation UT Arlington students who are not already receiving a general UT Arlington scholarship and who have completed a minimum of 24 UTA hours with a minimum cumulative UTA GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given for fluency in the Spanish language and for completion of all or majority of primary education in a Latin American country.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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Shirlee J. and Taylor Gandy First Generation Scholarship The Shirlee J. and Taylor Gandy First Generation Scholarship is designed to provide support to rising UT Arlington sophomores on the basis of merit and financial need. Preference will be given to first-generation students who have achieved a minimum UTA GPA of 3.0 during the freshman year.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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Alex Daniel Goolsby Scholarship Spring 2014 graduates of Bowie High School who rank in the top 30% of the graduating class may apply. The scholarship celebrates Alex's passion for learning by providing educational opportunities to exceptional Bowie High students. Applications are available at Bowie High School.
Deadline: March 3, 2014
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Kewal K. Gupta Scholarship The Kewal K. Gupta Award Fund Endowment was established to aid entering freshmen whose financial resources might not support their ability and desire to attend college. Qualified applicants must be entering freshmen with minimum test scores of 1050 SAT/22 ACT or rank in the top 25% of the high school class. Financial need will be a consideration and preference will be given to first-generation students.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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Hall-Stephenson Endowed Scholarship UT Arlington students who are Texas residents and have a minimum cumulative UTA GPA of 2.80 may apply. Financial aid will be a consideration.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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Franklin L. Hodge Memorial Scholarship Graduates from a Navarro County high school are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Factors considered in the selection of a Franklin L. Hodge Scholar are a "B" or better grade point average (high school or college) and demonstrated financial need.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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MAVS with class!/MAVS con clase! Scholarship This scholarship is a one-time $3,000 annual award that recognizes academic achievement, community engagement, and a trajectory toward graduation. Four qualifying freshmen will be selected to receive the award during the sophomore year.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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Colonel Michael T. Phillips Endowed Scholarship This scholarship honors the wishes of Colonel Michael T. Phillips to assist members of the 701st and 301st Medical Squadrons in furthering their education.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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North Texas Agricultural College Scholarship The North Texas Agricultural College (NTAC) Scholarship was established through gifts and donations from alumni of NTAC, a predecessor of The University of Texas at Arlington. The scholarship rewards undergraduates whose activities and accomplishments demonstrate potential for directing worthy enterprises following graduation. Eligibility to apply requires a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a minimum of 24 UTA semester hours. In addition, applicants must have demonstrated leadership performance for three years prior to application and an evidenced commitment to completing the bachelor’s degree.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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President's Outreach Scholarship The President’s Outreach Scholarship recognizes high achieving entering freshmen who have graduated from a public high school in Texas in the top 20% (preferred) or top 25% (considered) of the graduating class. A rigorous academic program of study such as IB designation or AP and/or Honors coursework will also be required. This $2,000 scholarship award may be renewed for up to four years of undergraduate study.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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John Berry Rogers Scholarship This award was established by John Berry Rogers, founding President of the Student Foundation, to recognize students whose leadership furthers the Alumni Association’s goals of making a difference for UT Arlington. Active, contributing Maverick Marauders with a minimum cumulative UTA GPA of 2.75 may apply. Students may apply to renew.
Deadline: February 17, 2014
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Simmons-Blackwell Scholarship Tom and Linda Simmons, classes of 1972 and 1977, respectively, established this award to encourage first generation college students. Applicants must have completed less than 90 hours, must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and must have demonstrated financial need. Students may apply to renew.
Deadline: February 17, 2014
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Student Alumni Association Sophomore Scholarship Open to currently enrolled UT Arlington sophomores, a minimum GPA of 2.75 is required.
Deadline: February 17, 2014
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James D. Spaniolo First Generation Scholarship Endowment Established to honor UT Arlington President James D. Spaniolo’s commitment to college awareness and accessibility, the James D. Spaniolo First Generation Scholarship will be awarded for the first time for 2013-2014. Qualified applicants must be entering freshmen with minimum test scores of 1050 SAT/22 ACT or rank in the top 25% of the high school class or new college transfer students with a minimum cumulative transfer GPA of 3.0 on a minimum of 24 college transfer hours. Financial need will be a consideration.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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UT Arlington Academic Achievement Scholarship for Continuing Students Currently enrolled UTA students who are not already receiving a general UTA academic scholarship will be reviewed for scholarship eligibility once a year. Scholarship candidates are identified every spring after spring grades are posted. Students who have completed a minimum of 24 UTA hours with a cumulative UTA GPA of 3.75 will be invited to apply via the official UTA email address. The actual cut-off GPA, the amount of the award, and the number of scholarships awarded will be contingent upon the number of qualified applicants and available funding. C,U
Van Siclen Family Endowed Scholarship Currently enrolled UT Arlington juniors or seniors may apply for this scholarship established by the Van Siclen family. A minimum UTA GPA of 2.5 is required and students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident paying tuition at the in-state rate. Preference will be given to students demonstrating campus leadership or student activity involvement. Students may apply to renew.
Deadline: February 17, 2014
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Wells Fargo Academic Achievement Scholarship The Wells Fargo Academic Achievement Scholarship will be awarded to UT Arlington sophomores with demonstrated financial need who achieve the highest UTA GPA’s as non-scholarship, first-generation UT Arlington freshmen.
Deadline: June 2, 2014
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