Manuel Gamio Endowment

Center for Mexican American Studies The Manuel Gamio Endowment was established for the benefit of the Center for Mexican American Studies at The University of Texas at Arlington. Students eligible for the CMAS scholarship will be UT Arlington students engaged in Latino studies with satisfactory progress toward a degree or students in a non degree program sponsored by CMAS. Recipients may continue to receive this award for subsequent years. Factors to be considered in the selection process will include: student will pursue a degree program in Latino or Mexican American studies or Latin American Studies; student may pursue a non degree program sponsored by CMAS; academic performance; student will have exhibited leadership; student will have demonstrated a commitment to service the Hispanic community; demonstrated financial need.

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
College of Liberal Arts - Center for Mexican American Studies - CMAS
Deadline
11/02/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Optional Letter of Support from Instructor
  2. A letter of application that includes: the name of the MAS course you took, and when; a statement about your interest in Mexican American studies and/or volunteer work done in any Latino community (300 word minimum); and a current phone number or other contact information.
  3. Have you taken a MAS course?
  4. What MAS course have you completed?
  5. What was your grade?