Scholarships

Apply for these and other scholarships using the Mav ScholarShop system.

College of Education Future Teacher Scholarship for Undergraduate Transfer Students

For new transfer students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at UTA in a College of Education undergraduate degree program. - $2,500 ($1250 Fall/Spring) - Deadline TBD

College of Education DEAN'S Undergraduate Teacher Education Scholarship

For new, full-time undergraduate students in a College of Education undergraduate degree program regardless of financial need or citizenship status - $5,000 ($2500 Fall/Spring) - Deadline TBD

College of Education Become a Teacher Scholarship

For new, full-time undergraduate students who are “Education Intended” in a College of Education undergraduate degree program regardless of financial need or citizenship status. - $2,500 ($1250 Fall/Spring) - Deadline TBD

College of Education Graduate Scholarship for Education Professionals

For new graduate students pursuing an ON-CAMPUS Graduate degree in the College of Education. - $1,000 - Deadline TBD

Rebecca Wright Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund

For Declared Undergraduate Education or Kinesiology major currently enrolled (or having been accepted) in a COEd degree program. - $1,000 - Deadline TBD

Dee Dee Dickerson Memorial Scholarship Endowment

For admitted and enrolled in a College of Education undergraduate program. - $1,000 - Deadline TBD

Frank Gault Endowed Scholarship

Enrolled in College of Education coursework. - Varies - Deadline TBD

Greater Texas Foundation Post-Baccalaureate

Graduate Student in Middle Level Math or Science - $2,000 - Deadline TBD

Harold and Lynne Prater Endowed Scholarship for the College of Education

Unconditionally admitted to a College of Education undergraduate or graduate program. - Varies - Deadline TBD

Honors College APSI Scholarship

Undergraduate in the junior or senior year at the time the scholarship is awarded - $1,500 - Deadline TBD

Howard H. Meyers Endowed Scholarship

Unconditionally admitted to the Master of Education in Teaching program of Elementary Education. - $1,500 - Deadline TBD

Lockheed Martin Endowed Scholarship Fund

Outstanding undergrad students who are citizens or permanent residents of the US majoring in science or math education. - $500 - Deadline TBD

Raul and Aurora Bobadilla Memorial Scholarship

First generation entering Freshmen majoring in Bilingual Education/ESL; Graduate of a DISD high school in the top 25% of the graduating class, with a minimum test score of 1000 SAT/22 ACT - Varies - Deadline TBD

Steffen Palko Endowed Graduate Fellowship in the College of Education

Graduate students earning the Master of Education in Mind, Brain and Education - Varies, up to $3,500 - Deadline TBD

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate)

Juniors and Seniors with an undergraduate major in any STEM field; Graduate Students with an undergraduate degree in any STEM field - $10,000 - Deadline TBD

Robert Noyce Teacher Summer Internship Program

Freshmen, sophomores, and those with two years remaining until graduation who are in a STEM major - $2,250 - Deadline TBD

Fenton Wayne Robnett Endowed Scholarship

Junior and Senior students seeking secondary certification to teach one or more Social Studies subjects - Varies - Deadline TBD

Greater Texas Foundation Undergraduate

Mid-Level Math/Science Teacher Certification - $2,000 - Deadline TBD

Apply for these and other scholarships using the Mav ScholarShop system.

Students seeking to complete an educator preparation program in special education or mid-level math/science also may be eligible to receive up to $3,736 with the TEACH Grant (Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education).


As required by Texas HB1508, applicants need to be aware of the following.

  1. In order to receive a teacher certification in Texas, you must pass a criminal history background check.
  2. If you have been convicted of an offense that is considered not appropriate for an educator, you could be ineligible to earn this certification from the state of Texas.
  3. You have a right to request a preliminary criminal history evaluation letter from the Texas Education Agency prior to admission into this program. The Texas Education Agency currently charges a $50 fee for this criminal history evaluation.

For more information on Preliminary Criminal History Evaluation: Click Here

  • Pursuant to the Texas Education Code (TEC), §22.083, candidates must undergo a criminal history background check prior to employment as an educator.
  • Pursuant to the TEC, §22.0835, candidates must undergo a criminal history background check prior to clinical teaching.