Students in Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering scholarships

The following scholarships are offered only to Electrical Engineering students at The University of Texas at Arlington.  

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UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

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THE ALFRED R. AND JANET H. POTVIN OUTSTANDING ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Alfred R. and Janet H. Potvin Outstanding Electrical Engineering Student Scholarship Award was established in March 2007 by a generous gift from Dr. Alfred and Janet Potvin. Dr. Alfred Potvin began his academic career at UT Arlington in 1966. He was the first Director the Biomedical Engineering Program from 1974 to 1984. In 2006, he was inducted into the College of Engineering's Hall of Achievement. Candidate selection: Preference is given to full time electrical engineering students in...

Moeller, "Dick" Engineering MBA Award Fund

College of Engineering Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide cash awards to engineering students in any department in the College of Engineering who are in their last semester of their senior year. In order to receive this award, the student must have a GPA of 3.0 and must have been accepted into an MBA program by the date of their graduation from UT Arlington. This award is intended to be used by the student for the purpose of obtaining an MBA at an institution of his or...

The John M Goodwin Memorial Scholarship Award

The John M. Goodwin Memorial Scholarship was established following the death of Professor John M. Goodwin in 1971. Professor Goodwin was a Colonel in the Army Reserves and was at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He served UT Arlington from 1937-1971. This scholarship was established from memorial gifts, primarily from the Goodwin family. The awardee for this scholarship is selected based on service to the Department and the College of Engineering. Membership in the ROTC is also preferable.

The Bernard and Ann Svihel Memorial Scholarships

This scholarship is for electrical engineering students who are currently enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment in the upcoming semester, who have a history of academic achievement and who have a need for financial assistance.

The Bill and Marsha Carroll Endowed Scholarship

College of Engineering Scholarships for students transferring from a community college in TX who intend to major in engineering or computer science. Women will have preference as long as they are underrepresented.

The Chance Vought Engineering and Science Endowment

College of Engineering Scholarships shall be awarded based on financial need to one sophomore, one junior, and one senior who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents with minimum GPAs of 2.75 from Chemistry, Physics & Math. Funds will be used to promote science, technology, engineering & math by engaging youth in hands-on engineering activities to demonstrate the challenges and rewards of working in STEM fields. Preference shall be given to students who are from North Texas.

The Charlie and Mollie Daniels Family Endowed Scholarship

College of Engineering The Charlie & Mollie Daniels Family Endowed Scholarship shall be used for the benefit of the College of Engineering. Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarship assistance for students who meet the following criteria: 1) minimum GPA of 2.75 or better; 2) active member of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE); 3) submission of a 250 word essay describing how their engineering degree will enable them to meet their moral, ethical and...

The Dorothy J. and A.W. Cross Engineering Book Scholarship

College of Engineering To purchase books for students majoring in Engineering. Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference shall be given to students in financial need and students classified juniors or seniors with a declared major in Engineering.

The Dr. Franklyn Alexander Doctoral Fellowship Endowment for the College of Engineering

College of Engineering Fellowship awards for doctoral students in the College of Engineering. Donor prefers that recipients intend to remain and work in the U.S. after graduation and that as part of their doctoral studies they conduct research related to the improvement of health care.

The Dr. Shamim Sughra Malik Endowed Scholarship Fund

College of Engineering The Dr. Shamim Sughra Malik Endowed Scholarship Fund is to provide financial assistance to Engineering students at UT Arlington who demonstrate a potential for success in their respective field of study. This scholarship has been established to promote and support the international diversity at UT Arlington. This award is intended to be used for tuition, fees and books for the awardee(s). The award may be used for room and board and other living essentials for the...

The Glenn Carter Endowed Engineering Scholarship

College of Engineering Scholarships to full time junior level students pursuing a Bachelor’s in Engineering. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Please provide a minimum one page essay around UT Arlington’s motto, “Be a Maverick.” A Maverick defined is: “A trailblazer; one who chooses to travel one path – the one they create for themselves, an independent thinker, an explorer.” How does that apply to you? Preference will be given to students that have demonstrated financial need. This...

The Hardik Shah Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship awards to undergraduate engineering students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who demonstrate financial need. Award is renewable as long as the student remains eligible. INCLUDED IN THE CRITERIA FOR AWARDING THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS “DEMONSTRATED FINANCIAL NEED" WHICH REQUIRES THE COMPLETION OF THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA). IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THIS FORM, PLEASE GO TO http://www.uta.edu/fao/ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE.

The Huitt-Zollars Endowed Scholarship

College of Engineering Scholarships to undergraduate students in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or Architecture who are US citizens or permanent residents, demonstrate financial need, and have a 3.0 GPA. Scholarship recipients shall continue to receive the scholarship from year to year as long as the eligibility requirements and selection criteria are met. INCLUDED IN THE CRITERIA FOR AWARDING THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS “DEMONSTRATED FINANCIAL NEED" WHICH REQUIRES THE COMPLETION OF...

The Janet and Mike Greene Endowed Engineering Scholarship

College of Engineering Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to provide scholarship support to students who meet the following criteria: 1) Full time junior or senior level student pursuing an undergraduate degree in the College of Engineering; 2) U.S. Citizen or permanent resident; 3) Preference for a graduate from a Dallas-Fort Worth area high school; 4) Minimum 2.75 GPA.

Kelcy Warren Graduate Fellowship for Engineering

College of Engineering Funds distributed from the endowment shall be used to award graduate fellowships to graduate students in any department in the College of Engineering.

The Floyd Cash Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is for electrical engineering students who are currently enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment in the upcoming semester, who have a history of academic achievement and who have a demonstrated need for financial assistance.

The Professor Paul M Cunningham Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility qualifications for this scholarship include: Undergraduate EE student currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in the coming semester. Working student Attendance at evening classes Recipient of this scholarship may not receive financial aid or other compensation from UT Arlington, government funding or employer reimbursement for education expenses.

The Ron L Cates Endowed Scholarship

Ron Cates was the first of his family off the farm in Ellis County and the first to graduate from college. Attending Arlington High School and UTA, he received a BSEE degree in Electrical Engineering in 1975 and was grateful for the educations provided him by the Texas systems. He later received his MBA and after a brilliant career, with this scholarship, passes the torch back to UTA to education the next generation of students to the benefit of themselves, their families, and society as a...

The Samuel Clayton Quinn Scholarship

This scholarship supports junior or senior undergraduate student(s) majoring in electrical engineering, with a preference for a student(s) who is/are: Pursuing a nuclear engineering minor; A member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) student chapter at UT Arlington; In good academic standing; Demonstrate financial need.

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

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Jack Fitzer Endowed Scholarship Fund

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in the coming semester, have a history of academic achievement, and be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Dr. K. R. Rao Electrical Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Each successful applicant will receive a cash award and an award certificate. To qualify, students must be a graduate student in EE at UTA, have a cumulative GPA at UTA >= 3.5, and must have F-1 Visa Status.

Dr. Nikolai Stelmakh Outstanding Student Research Award In Electrical Engineering

N. M. Stelmakh Outstanding Student Research Award is given annually to an Electrical Engineering student in recognition of excellence in research demonstrated at the University of Texas at Arlington. This Award was endowed in 2011 to honor Dr. N. M. Stelmakh, a faculty member of the UTA’s EE Department from 2003 to 2010, who had made distinguished contributions in the field of short-pulsed semiconductor lasers and had been known for his inspirational teaching and mentoring style.

The Fine Arts Society of India Endowed Fellowship

Fellowships for full-time graduate students who are members of the Fine Arts Society of India enrolled in the College of Engineering at UT Arlington.

Lawrence W. Stephens Endowment

College of Engineering Graduate fellowships to students in Engineering, with preference being given to students in aerospace systems, aerospace engineering, systems engineering, and autonomous systems. Consideration being given in these areas when selection is made: outstanding academic performance, student leadership, and extracurricular activities.

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Graduate Fellowship Endowment

College of Engineering Fellowships for graduate students in Engineering.

Research In Motion (Rim) Scholarship Endowment

The Research In Motion Scholarship Endowment was established in 2010 to be used to provide scholarships to Electrical Engineering graduate students pursuing studies in the area of Wireless Communications such as Radio Frequency Circuit Design, Real Time Embedded Control Systems, Network Architecture, Electromagnetic and Antenna research, based on academic achievement.

Dr. Mo-Shing Chen Scholarship In Power Systems

This scholarship shall be used to provide scholarships to graduate Electrical Engineering students who have a demonstrated interest in the power systems area.

Administration

Dr. Diana Huffaker
Professor and Chair
817-272-3934
diana.huffaker@uta.edu

Dr. Jonathan Bredow 
Professor & Associate Chair 
817-272-3472
jbredow@uta.edu

Dr. Sungyong Jung
Associate Professor & Associate Chair
817-272-1338
jung@uta.edu

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