Ellen Sue Barnes Endowed Scholarship for Students of Nursing

College of Nursing Conditional Application – The Ellen Sue Barnes Scholarship for Students of Nursing shall be used to benefit the College of Nursing. Scholarships shall be provided to nursing students at UT Arlington enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioners Program, a Master Level Degree program. Scholarships shall be provided to provide support to nursing students including tuition, fees and books. Persons qualifying for graduate studies at the College of Nursing at UT Arlington students continuing in good standing at the Masters level will be eligible for consideration.

Students who received the Ellen Sue Barnes Scholarship award will be eligible for renewal of the award provided they are making satisfactory progress toward the completion of degree requirements for the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. The student’s potential to complete the requirements for the Master’s degree in Nursing will be the primary focus of the selection process.


  • Enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioners Program, a Master Level Degree program
  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Demonstrated academic achievement as evidenced by transcripts and achievement test scores will be evaluated
  • Special consideration will be given to students whose career objective is to serve in rural areas
  • Need for financial support may also be given consideration

Note: All scholarship offer notifications will be sent via your UTA email account ONLY. Please check it frequently. Scholarships are not awarded in the summer. Applications submitted during the Spring are awarded in the Fall and applications submitted in the Fall are awarded in the Spring. After submitting your application, please confirm application was submitted. Only completed applications will be considered.

Additional questions or concerns, email nursingscholarships@uta.edu.

College of Nursing