Federico Souflee, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

School of Social Work Donor Information
Dr. Souflee was an alumnus of the UT Arlington Ph.D. program and joined the School of Social Work faculty after a distinguished career in Child Welfare. He served on the School of Social Work faculty from 1981 until his death in 1998. He was Associate Professor of Administration and Community Practice. He helped establish a dual degree Social Work Ph.D. program between UTA and the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL) in Monterrey, Mexico, and served as its first coordinator. At the time of its founding, this program was the only Social Work Ph.D. program in Mexico.

Dr. Souflee is remembered as a gifted scholar and teacher, an activist in the Chicano movement of the 1970s, a Child Welfare program innovator, and as a pioneer and leader in advancing social work education with an emphasis on work with Chicanos and other Mexican-Americans.

Basic Requirements
BSW and MSW students

Preferred Qualifications

  • Student whose major field of study is Social Work
  • MSW students or students in their senior year of the BSW program
  • Student must apply in writing to compete for this scholarship
  • History of involvement with the Mexican-American community and one or more of the following:
  • Demonstrated financial need or
  • Evidence of a solid academic record
  • Satisfactory progress toward a degree, as determined by the Scholarship Selection Committee

Recipients may continue to receive this assistance for subsequent years.

Award amount
$1000

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. Describe how you have made a contribution thus far to the Mexican American community (eg., volunteer work, internships, service learning classes, etc). How will you use your social work degree to enhance problems experienced in the Mexican American community. Use a minimum of 300 words and a maximum of 500 words.
  2. Optional Letter of Support from Instructor
  3. 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.
  4. 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?
  5. What is your most recent overall GPA?