College of Education DEAN’S Undergraduate Teacher Education Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $5,000 annually (divided equally between fall and spring semester), 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 (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

Applicant(s) 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
  • Have no reported professional disposition digressions
  • 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.

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

Award
$5,000 annually (divided equally between fall and spring semesters), renewable for 3 additional years
Scopes
College of Education - General Scholarships
Deadline
09/16/2022
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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