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Scholarships and Funding Your Education

Departmental Scholarships

As of Spring 2016, all scholarships will be submitted through Mav Scholarshop.

Elinor Pape Endowed Scholarship

Named for Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering, Dr. Elinor S. Pape, this scholarship will be awarded to a UT Arlington student majoring in Industrial Engineering. This scholarship is available to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.

G.T. Stevens, Jr. Endowed Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is named for Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering, Dr. G.T. Stevens, Jr. who also served as Chair of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering for twenty-three years. This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding undergraduate and/or graduate student majoring in Industrial Engineering at UT Arlington.

John and Pat Priest Family Endowed Scholarship

Established by Dr. John Priest, Professor of Industrial Engineering at UT Arlington, this scholarship will be awarded to undergraduates majoring in Industrial Engineering and enrolled in a minimum of 9 hours at UT Arlington. Additional eligibility requirements include that the student must be in good standing, in the IE professional program, and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Preference will go to students who are working or volunteering in UT Arlington manufacturing laboratories such as Micro-Manufacturing, automation, or working in industry manufacturing.

Keith and Carolyn Weiss Industrial Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving, employed undergraduate majoring in Industrial Engineering.

Weiss Family Endowed Scholarship in Industrial Engineering

This scholarship was established by Keith Weiss, an IE graduate from UT Arlington, with the purpose of providing financial assistance to engineering students at UT Arlington who demonstrate potential for success in their field of study.

Persons eligible for the award must:

  • Be enrolled full-time at UT Arlington, with a declared majored in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering
  • Be either a junior or senior undergraduate and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application and must be maintained if the applicant wishes to reapply the following year
  • **Factors in consideration for selecting the awardee will be based on financial need, demonstrate focused career goals and be in good standing with the University
  • **Preference will be given to working students applying Six Sigma techniques to their work, and current and future Alumni Association members

The Center on Stochastic Modeling, Optimization, & Statistics (COSMOS)

The Center on Stochastic Modeling, Optimization, & Statistics (COSMOS) offers scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students conducting voluntary research activities with a COSMOS faculty member.  Please visit www.uta.edu/cosmos for more information on COSMOS.  

RFID and AutoID (RAID) Labs Research Excellence and Outstanding Researcher Scholarships

Established in 2011, the Radio Frequency & Auto Identification (RAID) Labs is made up of two high-class facilities, the RFID Lab and the Auto ID Lab, with a mission is to provide integrated solutions in logistics and other data-driven environments through automatic data capture, real-world prototypes, and analysis. Experiments are run by undergraduate and graduate students alike.

This scholarship recognizes an individual for his/her excellence in research. The criteria for the Research Excellence Scholarship is as follows:

  • The student must work in the RAID Labs or be will be able to volunteer in the RAID lab the following year
  • The student must be working a conference paper,  a peer-reviewed journal paper or the student must display extreme financial distress

As noted earlier, the Outstanding Researcher Scholarship recognizes an outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who have, or will work in the lab.

The University of Texas at Arlington offers a variety of ways to help pay expenses through federal and state financial aid programs such as work-study, grants, and loans. For information about financial assistance, visit the Office of Financial Aid.