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Maverick Leadership Scholarship

(10) $2,000 scholarships each year, renewable for 3 years

Awarded by The Follett Student Leadership Center to entering freshmen who have demonstrated persistent leadership and scholarship during high school. Each student selected receives a $2000 scholarship which is renewable for 3 years. The award is to encourage high school students to continue their leadership development and academic achievement during college.

PLEASE NOTE:  Academic Partnership students and students opting to participate in the Coordinated Admission Program (CAP) are not eligible for The University of Texas at Arlington’s general scholarships or the Maverick Leadership Scholarship.

Applications are now closed. Please check back in December 2018 for scholarship applications.

Requirements for the Maverick Leadership Scholarship

  1. Any individuals applying for the Maverick Leadership Scholarship must have been admitted into UTA by the due date of February 16, 2018
  2. Demonstrate active leadership involvement in a variety of activities throughout high school.
  3. Minimum 1100 SAT or 24 ACT test score.
  4. School transcripts (our office cannot access any transcripts submitted to admissions and records offices; they must be also submitted with this application).
  5. A cumulative G.P.A. of 3.25 on 4.0 scale or equivalent.
  6. Recommendation letter from a club or organizational advisor that addresses your leadership abilities. 
  7. A resume along with answers to short answer and essay questions.  

Application will be available through Mav Scholarshop in December.

For questions, please email Veronica Guzman, Associate Director, at