Students get to . . .

DesignDesign, build, and program robots

ApplyApply real-world math and science concepts

DevelopDevelop problem-solving, organizational, and team-building skills

CompeteCompete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments

EarnEarn a place in the World Championship

QualifyQualify for nearly $9.7 million in college scholarships

UTA FIRST Scholarship Information

Did you compete in FTC or FRC in high school?

Are you coming to UTA as an engineering major?

Then you might be eligible for the UTA Engineering FIRST Scholarship!

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Engineering is a strong supporter of FIRST. UTA Engineering hosts the Southwest Regional FIRST Tech Challenge Championship and has been a part of the FTC program since its demonstration years. To honor the students who participate in FIRST and to encourage them to explore UTA Engineering as their college of choice, the UTA College of Engineering is offering a FIRST Scholarship to incoming freshmen.

UTA Engineering FIRST Scholarship Information

The University of Texas at Arlington Engineering FIRST Scholarships is available to incoming freshmen engineering declared students who receive a UT Arlington academic scholarship of $8K or more AND who have participated as a team member in a US FIRST competition in high school (FRC or FTC). Preference will be given to students who participated in Texas FTC events, then in Texas FRC events, then any FTC events, then any FRC events.

The yearly value of the UTA Engineering FIRST Scholarship is at least $11,000 including the UTA Scholarship you receive.

The FIRST scholarship is renewable for up to four years.

The UTA Engineering FIRST Scholarship Application is available from the website www.uta.edu/engineering/ftc or by e-mail request to (tiernan@uta.edu). The Scholarship Application must be submitted by Feb. 1st following the directions on the application. Late applications may be considered case by case. Limited scholarships are available and applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

New freshmen engineering students who have been awarded a UTA academic scholarship of $8K or more and have participated in FTC or FRC may apply for the UTA Engineering FIRST Scholarship.

Questions? Email Dr. Carter Tiernan, tiernan@uta.edu.

UTA College of Engineering provides one of the most comprehensive engineering programs in North Texas and the nation, with eleven baccalaureate programs, 13 master's and 9 doctorates. It is the fourth largest engineering college in Texas, with about 7,000 students. To find out more about UTA Engineering visit http://www.uta.edu/engineering/.

Questions about the UTA Engineering FIRST Scholarship should be directed to the Engineering Scholarship Officer, Dr. Carter Tiernan, tiernan@uta.edu.

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