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Amount of one-time scholarship: $2,500 (divided between fall and spring semester)

Available to students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at UTA (on-campus programs only) in one of the following educator preparation programs:

B.S./B.A in Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Childhood-Grade 6

  • Bilingual Core Subjects*
  • ESL Core Subjects*
  • Special Education (EC-12)*

B.S./B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies Middle Level Grades 4-8

  • 4-8 English Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies
  • 4-8 Mathematics/Science
  • 4-8 Core subjects

To qualify for this grant, an applicant must:

  • Be a current transfer student (from a community college or other institution)
  • Have completed a minimum 60 hours before start of fall semester
    • Includes the 42-hour core curriculum
  • Have a minimum GPA – 2.75 or better
  • Enroll for a minimum of full-time (12 hours)
  • Submit one professional or academic letter of reference
  • Submit a grant application along with a brief written response (paragraph minimum) to the following two questions:

Why do you want to be a teacher?

What life activities or experiences have prepared you to become an effective teacher?

*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).