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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Below you will find links regarding financial aid and scholarships for both on- and off-campus. Although OSD regularly updates these listings, some information may have changed. Also, funding institutions may change their requirements and deadlines. All questions regarding off-campus scholarships and grants should be directed towards the contacts provided. Information is sorted by categories in order to make searching for scholarships easier. Review each scholarship carefully to determine if you meet requirements.

On-Campus Resources

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Scholarship for Students with Spinal Cord Injury

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Scholarship for Students with Spinal Cord Injury is available to all eligible students. The scholarship will be awarded to at least two students to cover tuition, fees, books and supplies and may be renewed each year contingent upon steady progress toward a degree. Selected Neilsen Scholars also will be eligible to apply to a Supplemental Support Fund designed to help reduce barriers to academic success. 

Qualifications are as follows:

  1. Must be a student with a spinal cord injury (SCI)
  2. Must be attending or admitted to attend UT Arlington
  3. Must register with the Office for Students with Disabilities to have SCI documented and to be familiar with the University’s accommodations and services prior to applying for the scholarship


  1. Enroll in a full load of courses (at least 12 hours at UT Arlington for undergraduate, 9 hours for graduate students) each semester
  2. Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA
  3. Engage in campus and community life
  4. Agree to an Academic Excellence Plan to support progress toward on-time graduation
  5. Participate in a report at the end of each academic year to the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

If you have any questions, please contact Doug Garner, 817-272-3410,

Allan Saxe Scholarship

This prestigious scholarship is awarded each fall and spring semester to a student with a disability who excels academically at The University of Texas at Arlington as well as in community/leadership activities.

Applications are available in the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) for your convenience or you can access information on our website at If you experience difficulty, give us a call at 817-272-3364 and we will mail a copy to you.

In addition, OSD will secure a copy of your transcript once we have reviewed your application for its completeness.

All application materials and letters of recommendation must be in our office by 5:00 PM, February 13, 2017 for your application to be considered complete.

Resources for Scholarship Seekers

Off-Campus Resources


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Help Is on the Way

More than 63% of UT Arlington students receive some type of financial assistance. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships can help you with the process of applying for a variety of scholarships, grants, work, and loan programs.

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships