Joseph, Lucille and Rebecca Hegar Endowed Scholarship Fund

School of Social Work Joseph, Lucille and Rebecca Hegar Endowed Scholarship Fund

Donor Information
This scholarship was established by Professor Rebecca Hegar in 2013, in memory of her parents, Joseph and Lucille. At UT Arlington since 1997, Dr. Hegar teaches social policy, as well as courses in Community and Administrative Practice. She has received Social Work’s Torgerson Teaching Award (2003) and been nominated for the university President’s Award for Teaching Excellence (2012). In 2013 she was inducted into UT Arlington’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers.

Basic Requirements
PhD students

Preferred Qualifications
PhD students who have successfully defended their dissertation proposals.

Award amount

School of Social Work
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you successfully defended your dissertation proposal?
  2. Identify an issue that negatively impacts the overall well-being and functioning of children and families. Describe how you will use your social work degree to address this issue. Use a minimum of 300 words and a maximum of 500 words.
  3. Provide a brief personal statement explaining any unusual circumstances or changes in your financial situation. What source(s) of income will you have during your enrollment in the Social Work program?