College of Education DEAN’S Undergraduate Teacher Education Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $5,000 annually, renewable for 3 additional years.

Available to: New, full-time undergraduate students in one of the following teacher education programs regardless of financial need or citizenship status:

B.S./B.A in Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Childhood-Grade 6
• Bilingual Core Subjects*
ESL Core Subjects*

B.S./B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies Middle Level Grades 4-8
• 4-8 English Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies
• 4-8 Mathematics/Science*

Two applicants per year will be selected for this competitive scholarship based upon the following:
• High School GPA
SAT/ACT Score
• Articulated desire to complete a teacher certification program at UTA.
Students awarded this scholarship will:
• Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.8 or better
• Commit to enroll in and complete their teacher certification program at UTA
• Submit one professional or academic letter of reference
• Submit a scholarship application along with a brief written response (paragraph minimum) to the following:
Describe the moment you realized that you wanted to be a teacher.
and
What life activities or experiences have prepared you to become an effective teacher?

For annual renewal of this scholarship, awardees must:
• Enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester with a College of Education program (as listed previously),
• Remain in the teacher education program,
• Maintain a 3.0 or better GPA in all coursework,
• Meet each semester with a designated faculty member in the College of Education.

This award will be approved for disbursement once the awardee meets with a College of Education advisor and confirms commitment to completing a teacher certification program.

*Students seeking to complete an educator preparation program in bilingual/ESL education or mid-level math/science education also may be eligible to receive up to $3,736 with the TEACH Grant. For more information, see:
(https://www.uta.edu/coed/academics/scholarships/teach-grant.php).

Award
$5,000 annually, renewable for 3 additional years
Scopes
College of Education - General Scholarships
Deadline
04/01/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe the moment you realized that you wanted to be a teacher.
  2. Please describe your desire to complete a teacher certification program at UTA.
  3. What life activities or experiences have prepared you to become an effective teacher?
  4. What is your high school GPA?
  5. Will you commit to enroll in and complete your teacher certification program at UTA?
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