Simmons-Blackwell Endowed Scholarship

Financial Aid/Scholarships. Tom and Linda Simmons, classes of 1972 and 1977, respectively, established this award to encourage first generation college students. Applicants must have completed less than 90 hours, must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, must be a first-generation college student and must have demonstrated financial need. Students may apply to renew.

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.

Award
Varies
Scopes
Financial Aid/Scholarships
Deadline
03/22/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do either of your parents have a four-year college degree?
  2. The applicant is required to provide two letters of recommendation from persons who can provide information about his/her leadership potential; avoid using instructors that have known you for less than a year. The recommender can be supervisors of past or present jobs, mentors, coaches, scout leaders, or adult leaders of organizations. Professors or teacher are acceptable, but they need to know you well. Please upload the two letters as one document.
  3. Write an essay outlining your career goals and how UT Arlington and this scholarship will support your goals. Briefly address any unmet financial needs in relation to how they may have impacted your educational and professional progress toward your goals.
  4. Additional comments