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Scholarships for Spanish Students at UTA



The Tony Litsey Scholarship Fund


Statement of Purpose and General Information

The Tony Litsey Memorial Scholarship was established by a bequest from the estate of Wanda Katherine Reardon Litsey, as specified in her Last Will and Testament, drawn up in September, 1973. The award(s) is/are intended for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Spanish at the University of Texas at Arlington. High school students who are planning to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Spanish at the University of Texas at Arlington are also eligible to apply.


Stipends

  • A maximum of $500.00 may be awarded to undergraduate recipients of the scholarship.
  • A maximum of $1,000.00 may be awarded to graduate recipients of the scholarship.

Eligibility

  • Undergraduate students should have completed a minimum of 9 semester credit hours of upper division Spanish courses (e.g., 3000 and 4000 level courses) at UTA with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Spanish and with an overall college GPA of 2.5.
  • Graduate students are to have completed a minimum of 9 graduate semester hours in Spanish at UTA with a minimum overall GPA of 3.5.

Application Information


Applications


Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: November 15
  • Spring Deadline: March 31

Items to Submit

  • Completed application form.
  • Brief narrative in Spanish listing your future plans.
  • Official transcripts.

Send the completed application and the items listed above to the following address:

Spanish Section Scholarship Committee
The Department of Modern Languages
The University of Texas at Arlington
Box 19557
Arlington, TX 76019-0557

 

The Bart Lewis Memorial Scholarship


Statement of Purpose and General Information

The Bart Lewis Memorial Scholarship was established by a bequest from the estate of Dr. Bartie Lee Lewis, as specified in his Last Will and Testament. The award(s) is/are intended for undergraduate/graduate students majoring in a Modern Language at the University of Texas at Arlington.


Stipends

  • A minimum of $500 may be awarded to undergraduate and graduate recipients of the scholarship.
  • A maximum of $4,000 may be awarded to graduate and undergraduate recipients of the scholarship.

Eligibility

  • Full time undergraduate students should have completed minimum of 12 semester credit hours of language courses in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Texas at Arlington with a minimum overall college GPA of 3.0.
  • Full time graduate students are to have completed a minimum of 12 graduate semester hours in a language at UTA with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0

Application Information


Application

Bart Lewis Memorial Scholarship Application (PDF)  external link


Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: November 15 (to be awarded for Spring)
  • Spring Deadline: March 31 (to be awarded for Modern Languages faculty-sponsored summer study abroad courses or for the fall)


Items to Submit

  • Completed application form.
  • A two-page essay addressing your appreciation for the study of foreign languages and/or your intentions to utilize your knowledge of a foreign language to positively impact our world.
  • The name of at least ONE UTA faculty member in the Department of Modern Languages from whom you have requested a letter.
  • An unofficial copy of your transcript.
  • A copy of your Financial Aid Statement.


Send the completed application and the items listed above to the following address:

The Bart Lewis Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Department of Modern Languages
The University of Texas at Arlington
Box 19557
Arlington, TX 76019-0557


Modern Languages Endowed Scholarship

The Modern Languages Endowed Scholarship was established by a bequest from Mateo Vargas in 1992. The award(s) is/are intended for undergraduate students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in a Modern Language at the University of Texas at Arlington. The award is to be used in the fall and spring semester.


Items to submit

  • A completed application form (Click here External Link to download)
  • One (1) letter of recommendation
  • An unofficial copy of your transcript
  • A copy of your Financial Aid Statement if receiving financial aid
  • A two-page essay addressing your appreciation for the study of foreign languages and/or your intentions to utilize your knowledge of a foreign language to positively impact our world.

Send Application and Supporting Materials to:

The Department of Modern Languages; Box 19557
The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX 76019
ATTN: MODL Endowed Scholarship Committee

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