Scholarship Opportunities

Manuel Gamio Scholarship Prize: $1000

Who can apply?

Any currently enrolled UTA undergraduate student who has completed one MAS course with a grade of “B” or better.

What do I need?

A letter of application that includes:

  • the name of the MAS course you took, and when;
  • a statement about your interest in Mexican American studies and/or volunteer work done in any Latino community (300 word minimum);
  • and a current phone number or other contact information.

How do I apply?

Send letter or email to Dr. William Arce at CMAS, Box 19444, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019-0444; william.arce@uta.edu.

DEADLINE FOR COMPLETE APPLICATION: Monday, December 2

Two NEW Scholarships

BRANDENBURG SCHOLARSHIP FOR MEXICAN AMERICAN STUDIES MINORS

$1500 scholarship awarded to a declared MAS minor who:

Holds a 3.0 GPA or higher
Is a Student in Good Standing with UT-Arlington
Is carrying at least 9 hours of coursework during Spring 2015
Will carry at least 9 hours of cousework in Fall 2015

How to Apply:

Two page typed statement: Describe how minoring in Mexican American Studies fits into your career or further educational plans and how you have made a contribution thus far to the Mexican American community (ex. Volunteer work; internships through Service Learning classes, student teaching, etc.).

Include name, mailing address, phone number, UTA e-mail address

Submit original copy of your application to:
William Arce, Ph.D.
Center for Mexican American Studies
University of Texas at Arlington
BOX 19444
Arlington, TX 76019

Drop off application in person or US mail

DEADLINE FOR COMPLETE APPLICATION: APRIL 21

BRANDENBURG SCHOLARSHIP IN LATINO STUDIES IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

$750 awarded to a student majoring in any department in the College of Liberal Arts who:

Holds a 3.0 GPA or higher
Is a Student in Good Standing with UT-Arlington
Is carrying at least 9 hours of coursework during Spring 2015
Will carry at least 9 hours of cousework in Fall 2015

How to Apply:

Two page typed statement: 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.).

Include name, mailing address, phone number, UTA e-mail address

Submit original copy of your application to:
William Arce, Ph.D.
Center for Mexican American Studies
University of Texas at Arlington
BOX 19444
Arlington, TX 76019

Drop off application in person or US mail

DEADLINE FOR COMPLETE APPLICATION: APRIL 21
Center for Mexican American Studies - E.H. Hereford University Center (Room 225)
300 West First St. Arlington, TX 76019-0444 P.O. Box 19444
phone: 817-272-2933 fax: 817-272-2948 email: cmasweb@uta.edu

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