Allan Saxe Students With Disabilities Scholarship Fund

This prestigious scholarship is awarded from the Student Affairs office each fall and spring semester to a student with a disability who excels academically at The University of Texas at Arlington as well as in community/leadership activities.
Minimum qualifications are as follows:
1. All applicants must be a first-time undergraduate student at UT Arlington.
2. All applicants must have completed at least 12 hours at UT Arlington to be eligible for this scholarship.
3. All applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be in good standing with UTA to be eligible for this scholarship (e.g. not on probationary status)..
4. All applicants must be enrolled full-time at UT Arlington (full-time status is defined as a minimum of 12 UTA hours or no less than 9 UTA hours and have prior approval of a reduced course load by the Student Access & Resource Center).
5. All applicants must maintain full-time status for the duration of the scholarship period.
6. Your application must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from UT Arlington faculty and/or staff.
7. Your application must include a 500 word essay.

For disability verification purposes, all applicants must be registered with the Student Access & Resource Center (formerly known as The Office for Students with Disabilities).
Applications can be completed by going to Mav ScholarShop at using your NET ID and password. All application materials and letters must be completed in Mav Scholarshop. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 817-272-3364 or

*Only eligible applicants with complete applications will be considered and receive follow up correspondence.

Student Affairs - SAR Center
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you registered with the Student Access & Resource Center (formerly Office for Students with Disabilities)?
  2. Are you enrolled in at least 12 hours or between 9 and 11 hours and approved for a reduced courseload by the Student Access & Resource Center?
  3. Please write an essay of up to 500 words to include your future goals, volunteer and leadership activities (both on and/or off campus), and how your experience(s) with disability has shaped your activities and goals.
  4. Please list any special honors or awards you have received.
  5. Anticipated Graduation Date?
  6. Please provide the name and email of a UTA faculty or staff member that is willing to serve as a reference for this application.
  7. Please provide the name and email of a UTA faculty or staff member that is willing to serve as a reference for this application.
  8. Please describe your academic and professional goals and how this scholarship will help you to accomplish those goals.
  9. List any extra-curricular activities you are involved in (this may also include community activities).
  10. Please describe some of your various leadership, academic, extracurricular, and community activities you have participated.
  11. Please list the nature of your disability or disabilities.
  12. Please estimate your budget/expenses for the period of this scholarship to include any unusual expenses, transportation costs, insurance costs, current medical needs, debt repayments (specify medical, supplies, education).
  13. Please include details of any other expenses you would like us to consider.
  14. I acknowledge that the information submitted in this application is true and correct.
  15. Show 9 more