Greater Texas Foundation Scholarship Endowment For Math and Science Teachers

To be eligible for this need-based scholarship, you must be an Education Major and a Texas resident or be a student who has lived in Texas for at least part of your high school experience.

Terms of this scholarship require students to complete the program and earn certification, then teach Math or Science in a high need Texas district for two years. Acceptance of the scholarship requires agreeing to these terms. High need districts include Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Irving, Cedar Hill, Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and others.

To complete your application you will need to submit further information (as an undergraduate or post-baccalaureate); please contact caraway@uta.edu. You will also need to provide at least one letter of recommendation and official transcripts that cover at least your last 60 hours of undergraduate study and any graduate work. The information for submission can be located here: (https://common.forms.uta.edu/view.php?id=565) and here: (https://common.forms.uta.edu/view.php?id=565).

AS THIS IS A “NEED-BASED” SCHOLARSHIP, ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA). IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THIS FORM, PLEASE GO TO WWW.UTA.EDU/FAO FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE.

Award
Varies, up to $2,000.00
Scopes
College of Education - NSF Noyce
Deadline
12/17/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Did you go to high school in Texas? If so, please provide the name of your high school.
  2. Candidates must also submit two letters of recommendation from non-family members who are educators, mentors, supervisors, and/or community leaders with significant knowledge of the candidate’s academic achievements and/or community involvement.
  3. This scholarship requires that awardees teach for two years in a high need school district per each year of support. If awarded, do you agree to teach for two years in a high need district?
  4. The funder of this scholarship program requires participant information. If awarded, do you permit the Colleges of Education and Science to share your name, classification and major, gender, ethnicity, grade point average, and teaching information with the funding agency?
  5. Are you in the UT Arlington Middle Level program, to earn certification to teach Middle Level Science/Math?