Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship

College of Business – Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is an honor society dedicated to principles and ideals essential to a worthy life as well as a commendable business career. These principles are represented by Beta (honor), Gamma (wisdom), and Sigma (earnestness). The Mission of Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the society, and to serve its lifelong members.

The General UTA Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship is available to all members of Beta Gamma Sigma currently enrolled at the University of Texas at Arlington – College of Business. Up to four one-time scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded (to be paid $500 each semester for one year total upon meeting re-eligibility requirements). This scholarship is open to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.

Scholarship Continuation Requirements
Beta Gamma Sigma scholarships are designed to provide financial support to deserving BGS members who have demonstrated not only academic excellence but active participation and support to the chapter. Scholarship awards are split between the Fall and Spring semester, distributing half the amount of the full scholarship at the start of each semester. Students selected to receive a scholarship must maintain a certain level of involvement with the chapter in order to continue receiving the scholarship. Those that fail to meet the minimum requirements at the end of the semester will risk losing the remainder amount of his or her scholarship. Details of the requirements needed to maintain the awarded scholarship can be found below:
• Minimum 70% Participation Rate at the end of each semester
• Proven contribution toward helping plan and/or execute and participate in events and meetings.

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Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a member of Beta Gamma Sigma?
  2. One or two paragraphs explaining why you would like to receive a scholarship from Beta Gamma Sigma. The paragraph should provide examples of achievement of past goals, and an explanation of how this scholarship can help the applicant achieve more goals.
  3. Two to four paragraphs explaining what each principle of Beta Gamma Sigma (honor, wisdom, and earnestness) mean to you. Be specific and be sure to identify each principle.
  4. One or two paragraphs explaining how the membership influences you, and how it could advance your career.
  5. Please upload a professional resume. It should include the expected year of graduation, major, and current GPA.
  6. Submit the name and email address of a reference who will provide a letter of recommendation. The letters can be current or present employers, mentors, teachers, coaches, scout leaders, or adult leaders of organizations.
  7. Please provide name and email address of a second reference provider. They must be from non-family members, such as educators, mentors, supervisors, and/or communicty leaders with significant knowledge of the candidate's academic achievements and/or community involvement.
  8. Please list your participation rate. Minimum 70% participation rate at time of application review. To obtain your participation status, please reach out to the current student Vice President of BGS, Mira McCoy, at Recently inducted members are welcome to apply and will be evaluated after their first semester for renewal.
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