Manuel Gamio Endowment

Prize Amount

$1,000.00

Deadline

Coming Up Fall 2019



Requirements

Who can apply:

Any currently enrolled UTA undergraduate student who has completed one MALS course with a grade of “B” or better who will be enrolled at UTA in Fall Semester 2019

What you need:

A letter of application that includes
  • the name of the MALS course you took, and when
  • a statement about your interest in Mexican American & Latina/o studies and/or volunteer work done in any Latino community (300 word minimum)
  • a current phone number or other contact information

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Brandenburg Scholarship: MALS Minors

Prize Amount

$1,000.00

DEADLINE

Coming Up Spring 2020

Requirements

Who can apply:

A declared MALS minor who
  • Is a Student in Good Standing with UT-Arlington
  • Is carrying at least 9 hours of coursework during Spring 2019
  • Will carry at least 9 hours of coursework in Fall 2019
  • Holds a 3.0 GPA or higher

What you need:

Two page typed statement that includes
  • Name, mailing address, phone number, UTA e-mail address
  • Describes how minoring in Mexican American & Latina/o Studies fits into your career or further educational plans
  • How you have made a contribution thus far to the Mexican American community (ex. Volunteer work; internships through Service Learning classes, student teaching, etc.)

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Brandenburg Scholarship: Latino Studies in the College of Liberal Arts

Prize Amount

$1,000.00

DEADLINE

Coming Up Spring 2020

Requirements

Who can apply:

A student majoring in any department in the College of Liberal Arts who
  • Is a Student in Good Standing with UT-Arlington
  • Is carrying at least 9 hours of coursework during Spring 2019
  • Will carry at least 9 hours of coursework in Fall 2019
  • Holds a 3.0 GPA or higher

What you need:

Two page typed statement that includes
  • Name, mailing address, phone number, UTA e-mail address
  • Describe how your university course of study in the College of Liberal Arts prepares you for further education and/or a career focusing on Latinos in the U.S. or Latin American Studies (ex: post-baccalaureate degree in these areas; direct entry into career in these areas).
  • Statement should also include any work you have already done in service to the Latino community in the US or abroad (ex. Volunteer work; internships through Service Learning classes, teaching, etc.).

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Brandenburg Scholarship: Graduate Students

Prize Amount

$1,500.00

DEADLINE

April 19, 2019

Requirements

Who can apply:

A graduate student in research on any topics related to the latinx experience in the United States

What you need:

Sumit your application to Dr. Cristina Salinas to csalinas@uta.edu, include the following information:
  • Name, UTA ID number, UTA e-mail address
  • A statement explaining your research interest, professional goals, & plans for the graduate degree (1-2 pages)
  • A description of how you will use the awarded funds
  • A budget itemizing the specific cost involved
  • A description of any volunteer work done in a U.S. latinx community

Pat Brandenburg

Pat Brandenburg

Donor of the Brandenburg COLA and MALS Scholarships

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