College of Education Become A Teacher Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $2,500 (disbursed at $1,250 in the fall and $1,250 in the spring semesters)

New, full-time undergraduate students who are “Education Intended” 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

To qualify for this scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be admitted to UTA as an Education-Intended student
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 2.80 or better
  • Enroll full-time (minimum of 12 hours)
  • Have no reported professional disposition digressions
  • Be committed to completing their teacher certification at UTA
  • Meet each semester with a designated faculty member in the College of Education (within the first academic year)
  • 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?

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
$2,500 (disbursed at $1,250 in the fall semester and $1,250 in the spring semester)
Scopes
College of Education - General Scholarships
Deadline
09/16/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Why do you want to be a teacher?
  2. What life activities or experiences have prepared you to become an effective teacher?
  3. What is your high school GPA?
  4. What month and year did you graduate high school? For example, 01/2004
  5. Will you commit to enroll in and complete your teacher certification program at UTA?
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