The Department of Curriculum and Instruction was named a UT Arlington “engaged department,” which means that it demonstrates a collective commitment to teaching and discovery for the common good. The Engaged Department Model was begun by the National Campus Compact in the 1990s.
Amount of one-time scholarship: $2,500 (divided between fall and spring semester)
Available to students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at UTA (on-campus programs only) in one of the following educator preparation programs:
B.S./B.A in Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Childhood-Grade 6
- Bilingual Core Subjects*
- ESL Core Subjects*
- Special Education (EC-12)*
B.S./B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies Middle Level Grades 4-8
- 4-8 English Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies
- 4-8 Mathematics/Science
- 4-8 Core subjects
To qualify for this grant, an applicant must:
- Be a current transfer student (from a community college or other institution)
- Have completed a minimum 60 hours before start of fall semester
- Includes the 42-hour core curriculum
- Have a minimum GPA – 2.75 or better
- Enroll for a minimum of full-time (12 hours)
- Submit one professional or academic letter of reference
- Submit a grant application along with a brief written response (paragraph minimum) to the following two questions:
Why do you want to be a teacher?
What life activities or experiences have prepared you to become an effective teacher?
*Students seeking to complete an educator preparation program in special education or mid-level math/science also may be eligible to receive up to $3,736 with the TEACH Grant (Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education).