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Scholarships

New and Notable:

Scholarship Who's eligible Award amount Due date
Steffen Palko Endowed Graduate Fellowship in the College of Education

Graduate students earning the Master of Education in Mind, Brain and Education

Varies 10/15/2018
Fenton Wayne Robnett Endowed Scholarship

Junior and Senior students seeking secondary certification to teach one or more Social Studies subjects

Varies 10/15/2018
Future Teacher Scholarship for Undergraduate Transfer Students

Rising college juniors;
College transfer students

$2,500 7/15/2018
Dean's Undergraduate Teacher Education Scholarship

First time freshmen;
Education intended;
Outstanding academic scholars

$5,000 plus renewable for 3 additional years 7/15/2018
Become a Teacher Scholarship

First time freshmen;
Education intended

$2,500 7/15/2018
Graduate Scholarship for Education Professionals

Accepted into an on-campus master’s program in the College of Education

$2,500 7/15/2018

Current Scholarships

Scholarship Who's eligible Award amount Due date
Carol Sue Marshall Scholarship Fund

Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student in one or more COEd courses

Varies 1/31/2019
College of Education Endowed Scholarship

Undergraduate and graduate students who are formally admitted to a program within the UTA College of Education

Varies 1/31/2019
College of Education Future Teacher Scholarship for Undergraduate Transfer Students Rising college juniors;
College transfer students
$2,500 7/15/2018
Dee Dee Dickerson Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Admitted and enrolled in a College of Education undergraduate program

Varies 1/31/2019
Dr. June James III Endowed Award Fund

Sophomore or higher level undergrads of any major

Varies 1/31/2019
Frank Gault Endowed Scholarship

Enrolled in College of Education coursework

Varies 1/31/2019
Harold and Lynne Prater Endowed Scholarship for the College of Education

Unconditionally admitted to a College of Education undergraduate or graduate program

Varies 1/31/2018
Howard H. Meyers Endowed Scholarship

Unconditionally admitted to the Master of Education in Teaching program of Elementary Education

Varies 1/31/2019
Lockheed Martin Endowed Scholarship Fund

Outstanding undergrad students who are citizens or permanent residents of the US
majoring in science or math education

Varies 1/31/2018
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 1/31/2019
Reverend Soonwong Lee Memorial Scholarship

Currently enrolled undergraduate junior or senior, or graduate student in one or more COEd courses;
Unconditionally admitted to the College of Education in Elementary Education (EC-6 Generalist/ESL programs)

Varies 1/31/2019
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 6/1/2018
Robert Noyce Teacher Summer Internship Program Freshmen, sophomores, and those with two years remaining until graduation who are in a STEM major $2,250 5/9/2018
Greater Texas Foundation Undergraduate

Mid-Level Math/Science Teacher Certification

$2,000 12/11/2018
Greater Texas Foundation Post-Baccalaureate
Graduate Student in Middle Level Math or Science $2,000 12/11/2018
Terry Scholars FRESHMAN Scholarship

Incoming freshman;
2018 graduate of a Texas high school or Texas home-school

Varies, depending on what other aid the applicant has; maximum value
Terry Scholars TRANSFER Scholarship

Incoming transfer;
A minimum of 30 transferable hours to UTA at the time of application;
Be a continuous resident of Texas for at least 3 years;
Be 20 years of age or older on May 1, 2018

65% of the cost of attendance, approximately $16,100/year, renewable for up to 6 semesters

4/23/2018
Honors College APSI Scholarship

Undergraduate in the junior or senior year at the time the scholarship is awarded

$1,500 2/18/2018

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).


Criminal History Acknowledgement:
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:
https://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Investigations/Preliminary_Criminal_History_Evaluation-FAQs/