Shirlee J. and Taylor Gandy First Generation Scholarship Program

This application offered through the Scholarships Office. The Shirlee J. and Taylor Gandy First Generation Scholarship is designed to provide support to rising UT Arlington sophomores on the basis of merit and financial need. Preference will be given to first-generation students who have achieved a minimum UTA GPA of 3.0 during the freshman year. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must not have been awarded any merit scholarship assistance as freshmen. Recipients my receive scholarship for up to six semesters as long as they remain in good academic standing.

  • Included in the criteria for awarding this scholarship is “demonstrated financial need” which requires the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have not completed this form, please go to for further information and assistance.

Mav ScholarShop software is designed to send only offer emails, not regrets. Applicants selected to receive a scholarship will receive an email by the end of June.

Financial Aid/Scholarships