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Academic Scholarships for Undergraduates

The UT Arlington Scholarship Office offers several general academic scholarships (awards from $2,000 - $8,000) for entering freshman and transfer students. Eligible undergraduate students must be admitted by the appropriate year's scholarship deadline in mid-February in order to receive automatic consideration for general academic scholarships administered through the UT Arlington Scholarship Office. Notifications to scholarship recipients are usually sent around the first of March.  Learn more about these general academic scholarships.

Engineering Excellence Scholarships - Endowed Scholarships for Freshmen

  • Engineering freshmen who receive the President's Charter Scholarship from UTA are automatically considered for this $2,000 scholarship.
  • Renewed annually for up to 4 years at a total of $8,000 if eligibility is maintained.
  • Awarded to a small number of entering freshman engineering students.
  • Funded by a variety of named endowments in the College.

FIRST Scholarship for Freshmen

  • To be eligible for this $3,000 yearly scholarship, freshmen engineering students
  • Requires an application, essay, and recommendation letters
  • Renewed annually for up to 4 years at a total of $12,000 if eligibility is maintained.
  • Funded by a named endowment in the College.
  • Find out more or apply.

Great Beginnings Scholarship - Endowed Scholarships for Current Students

  • Scholarships are typically $2,000 one-time awards but some are differing amounts and some renewable.
  • Eligible current engineering students must
    • have demonstrated outstanding academic performance in engineering,
    • meet certain endowment specific eligibility criteria, and
    • not have received a freshman scholarship from the college.
  • Funded by a variety of named endowments in the College.

Department Scholarships

Please contact the awarding department for more information on these and other awards. Some awards require additional applications and other criteria. Not all sources of funding are listed here.


  • Stem Scholarship
  • Robert and Carol Eberhart Endowed Scholarship
  • GAAN Fellowship
  • Franklyn Alexander Ph.D. Scholarship
  • Alfred and Janet Potvin Award

Learn more about scholarships and funding from the Department of Bioengineering.

Civil Engineering

  • Alumni Scholarship
  • Gene H. Carter/John J. Burgess Civil Engineering Scholarship
  • Halff Associates Scholarship
  • Freese and Nichols Scholarship
  • John J. Haynes Scholarship
  • V. T. Hancock Texas Water Utilities Association Environmental Scholarship

The Civil Engineering Department site has more about scholarships for entering freshmen, transfer students, continuing undergraduate students, Construction Research Center scholarships, and more.

Computer Science and Engineering

Visit the Computer Science and Engineering department for information on financial aid and scholarships for students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

Electrical Engineering

  • N. M. Stelmakh Outstanding Student Research Award
  • Bernard and Ann Svihel Memorial Scholarships
  • Jack Fitzer Endowed Scholarship
  • Prof Paul M. Cunningham Endowed Scholarship
  • Floyd Cash EndowedScholarship
  • Nanotechnology Foundation of Texas Grants

The Electrical Engineering Department has more information on scholarships and funding for students in the Department of Electrical Engineering.

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

  • Weiss Family Endowed Scholarship in Industrial Engineering
  • Keith and Carolyn Weis Industrial Engineering Scholarship
  • Elinor Pape Endowed Scholarship
  • G.T. Stevens, Jr. Endowed Alumni Scholarship
  • John and Pat Priest Family Endowed Scholarship
  • RFID and AutoID (RAID) Labs Research Excellence Scholarship
  • RFID and AutoID (RAID) Labs Outstanding Research Scholarship

Find more information on scholarships and financial for students in the Department of Industrial Engineering.

Material Science and Engineering

  • Carl Wiseman Service Award
  • Graduate Student Seminar Award
  • Academic Excellence Award
  • Best Paper Award

Learn more about scholarships and fellowships in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • AIAA Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Alvin E. Betzel, Sr. Scholarship
  • Fraiberg Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
  • Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST)
  • Technical Services Scholarships
  • Eugene Borson Memorial Scholarship
  • Park Espenschade Memorial
  • Robert Hancock Memorial Scholarship
  • Joe R. Martin Scholarship Program

Other Available Scholarships