Ellen L. Palmer Merit Scholarship for Nursing

College of Nursing Conditional Application – The Ellen L. Palmer Merit Scholarship for Nursing provides scholarship support to senior nursing students at UT Arlington.


  • Must be a Senior I or II BSN student
  • Demonstrate community nursing involvement (local, state, national, or international)
  • Active member of a student nursing organization
  • Submit an essay addressing nursing career goals (300 words or less).
  • GPA of 3.0 or better

*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. *

Students receiving this renewable scholarship must reapply during the application cycle and must meet the eligibility requirements.

The following actions must be completed before scholarship award will be released. Failure to complete these steps will delay scholarship awarding or award may be forfeited:

  • Accept or reject the scholarship offer
  • Complete the post-acceptance questionnaire
  • Submit a thank you letter addressed to the donor

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

College of Nursing