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Outstanding Freshmen Earn UTA Scholarships

Monday, May 6, 2013

Scholarship imageMore than 400 incoming students have accepted scholarships to attend the College of Engineering beginning in Fall 2013, including 96 who earned the President’s Charter Scholarship.

“I am very pleased with the quality of students who have chosen to attend UT Arlington beginning this fall,” said Engineering Dean Jean-Pierre Bardet. “As the quality of our incoming students continues to rise, it pushes all of our students to excel.”

The President’s Charter Scholarship, totaling $8,000 each year, is the most prestigious of the general academic scholarships awarded by UTA. Recipients must score at least a 1300 on the SAT or 29 on the ACT, plus be in the top 10% of their high school class or carry a 3.5 grade-point average.

The Outstanding Freshman Scholarship, totaling $6,000 per year, was awarded to 142 freshmen who scored at least 1200 on the SAT or 26 on the ACT and were in the top 10% of their high school class or carried a 3.2 grade-point average.

One hundred eighteen students earned the Freshman Honors Scholarship, totaling $4,000 per year. It is awarded to those who score at least an 1100 on the SAT or 24 on the ACT and are in the top 20% of their high school class.

The Freshman Recognition Scholarship, totaling $4,000 per year, is awarded to students who score a 1200 on the SAT or 26 on the ACT and graduate in the top 50% of their high school class. Sixteen incoming students earned this award.

Finally, the Top 10% Award, for $2,000 annually, is given to the 51 students who graduated in the top 10% of their high school class.

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