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Graduate Assistantship

This program, funded by the Department of Bioengineering, offers a limited number of graduate teaching and research assistantships.  These fellowships are open to both incoming and continuing students.  For additional information, please see your Graduate mentor in the Bioengineering Department.

Alfred and Janet Potvin Award

Dr. Alfred Potvin began his academic career at UT Arlington in 1966 and served as the first Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program from 1974 to 1984. Highly acclaimed throughout his career, Dr. Potvin is regarded as one of the outstanding leaders in biomedical engineering. This award recognizes students with high academic and research performance.

Eligible Bioengineering candidates must:

  • Full time Enrollment (9 hours)
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Based on Academic Achievement
  • Based on Performance

Outstanding applicants will be nominated by their mentor and reviewed by the Potvin committee each Spring. 

Alfred and Janet Potvin Award Recipients

Distinguished Scholarship Funding

Applications for scholarships are NOW OPEN thru May 15th on Mav ScholarShop

Franklyn Alexander Ph.D. Scholarship

Franklyn Alexander is an Arlington dentist, a member of UT Arlington’s Development Board, and a committed friend of UT Arlington. This Doctoral Scholarship has been made possible by a generous gift of Dr. Franklyn Alexander. The scholarship supports students who pursue a Ph.D. in Bioengineering, excel academically and intend to work in the field of bioengineering in the U.S. upon graduation.

Eligible PH.D Bioengineering candidates must:

  • Full time (9 hours) PH.D student for Fall & Spring
  • Cannot hold a GRA, GTA, or EGTA position
  • Minimum  3.5 GPA
  • Intend to work in the field of bioengineering in the U.S.

*This scholarship will be available to new recipients each year as funds permit, and is not renewable. 

Franklyn Alexander Scholarship Recipients

Robert and Carol Eberhart Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Robert Eberhart served as Chairman of the Joint UT Southwestern-UT Arlington Graduate Biomedical Engineering Program from 1983 to 2000.  This scholarship recognizes the excellence and stature of the Biomedical Engineering Program and the academic achievements of its student body and to encourage outstanding students to pursue graduate biomedical engineering education and careers.

Eligible current Bioengineering candidates must have:

  • Completed 9 semester hours of graduate level BE courses, or 12 semester hours of undergraduate level BE Courses.
  • A minimum 3.4 Overall GPA, and a Minimum BE 3.5 GPA
  • At least 9 semester hours of study remaining to complete a Biomedical Engineering degree.

*This scholarship will be available to new recipients each year as funds permit, and is not renewable. Preference shall be given to full time students. 

Robert and Carol Eberhart Endowed Scholarship Recipients

Bioengineering Merit Scholarship

The Bioengineering Merit Scholarship recognizes the excellence and stature of the Biomedical Engineering Program and the academic achievements of it's student body.  To encourage outstanding students to pursue graduate biomedical engineering education and careers. 

Eligible incoming and current Graduate Bioengineering candidates must have:

  • Full Time Enrollment (9 hours) for Fall and Spring 
  • Unconditional Admittance 
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • High GRE and TOEFL scores
  • Current Publications, Papers or Research Presentations a plus, but not required

*This scholarship will be available to new recipients each year as funds permit and is not renewable.