College of Education Future Teacher Scholarship for Undergraduate Transfer Students

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

Available to new transfer students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at UTA in one of the following educator preparation programs (beginning coursework this coming fall):

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education with EC-6 Bilingual Teacher Certification
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education with EC-6 ESL Teacher Certification
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education with 4-8 Middle-Level English Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher Certification
  • Bachelor of Science in Education with 4-8 Middle-Level Math/Science Teacher Certification
  • Bachelor of Science in Education with EC-12 Special Education and EC-6 Core Subjects Teacher Certification

To qualify for this scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a new transfer student (from a community college or other institution)
  • Have completed a minimum 60 hours before start of fall semester
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.75 or better
  • Enroll full-time (minimum of 12 hours)
  • Have no reported professional disposition digressions
  • Submit two professional or academic letters of reference
  • Submit a scholarship 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?

Some students may also be eligible to receive a TEACH Grant. For more information, see https://www.uta.edu/coed/scholarships/teach-grant.php

Award
$2,500 (divided equally between fall semester and spring semester)
Scopes
College of Education - General Scholarships
Deadline
09/16/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. When will you begin coursework as a first-time UTA transfer student?
  2. Are you enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 hours)?
  3. How many semester credit hours will you have completed before the start of the fall semester?
  4. Why do you want to be a teacher?
  5. What life activities or experiences have prepared you to become an effective teacher?
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