Students in Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering

Departmental Scholarships

Scholarship applications will be available in the spring. An email announcement will be sent to all students when applications are open. All applications should be submitted through Mav Scholarshop.

Elinor d 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 

Anita and Subhash Singhal Family Graduate Fellowship

This scholarship is awarded to the best and brightest master’s students in Industrial Engineering. Students must be full time master’s level students in the Department of Industrial, Manufacturing & Systems Engineering, have successful completed a minimum of 9 credit hours at the master’s level, and have a minimum GPA of 3.6.

First-Generation Industrial Engineering Scholarship

This is scholarship is awarded to undergraduates students majoring in Industrial Engineering. Applicants should be first-generation students with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Don Liles Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to full-time Bachelor’s or Master’s students majoring in industrial engineering with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants who work part or full-time and complete a brief essay that addresses how they intend to use their degrees to help others. 

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 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 outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who have or will work in the lab. 

Student Organizations

The Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineering Student Chapter at UT Arlington (IISE)

IISE is the leading professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession. The Student Chapter at UT Arlington serves to pursue the mission and vision of IIE in the UTA community and Dallas/ Fort Worth Area. Under student leadership and supported by a faculty advisor, the IIE UTA chapter brings together students, professionals, faculty and corporate recruiters by facilitating events and initiatives that are designed to enhance the academic experience of industrial engineering students at UT Arlington.

The American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM)

ASEM is the society that speaks for the profession of engineering management across the world. The objectives of this student chapter are to: exploit the full potential of the field, provide academic and career opportunities, promote and encourage students to enter the field, act as a bridge between the engineering and business colleges at UTA, and expand public knowledge and awareness about engineering management. Advisor: Dr. Paul Componation, Email:

American Production/Inventory Control Society Student Chapter at UT Arlington (APICS)

Our purpose is to facilitate learning outside the classroom, to provide valuable networking opportunities with industry professionals, and to provide students with resources that will supplement their growth as Operations Management or Supply Chain Management professionals within a factory/warehouse setting.

Engineering Student Council (ESC)

Engineering Student Council is the umbrella organization to all engineering student organizations at UTA. ESC is open for all engineering majors to stay informed about meetings and events for engineering student organizations as well as the College of Engineering. ESC is the organizing group for Engineers Week events and hosts monthly meetings that are open to all engineering majors.

ESC Student Org Site

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