Coleen Shannon Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund

School of Social Work Donor Information
Dr. M. Coleen Shannon was an expert on biofeedback in stress reduction and management, and operated a biofeedback laboratory in the School of Social Work facilities. This scholarship was established in 2002 to honor and recognize Dr. Shannon for her positive influence on UT Arlington social work students and contributions to the profession of social work, and to provide financial assistance for social work students at UT Arlington.

Basic Requirements
BSW and MSW students

Preferred qualifications

  • Undergraduate or graduate students whose major field of study is Social Work
  • Students must apply in writing to compete for this scholarship
  • One or more of the following:
    *Demonstrated financial need
    *Evidence of academic potential

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 http://www.uta.edu/fao/ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE.

Award
$1,000.00
Scopes
School of Social Work
Deadline
11/17/2017
Supplemental Questions
  1. Letter(s) of Recommendation.
  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?
  4. What is your most recent overall GPA?