College of Education Future Teacher Scholarship for Undergraduate Transfer Students

Amount of one-time scholarship: $2,500 (divided equally between fall and spring semester)

Available to new transfer students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at UTA in one of the following educator preparation programs:

B.A in Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Childhood-Grade 6
• Bilingual Core Subjects*
ESL Core Subjects*
B.S./B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies Middle Level Grades 4-8
• 4-8 English Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies
• 4-8 Mathematics/Science

To qualify for this grant, an applicant must:
• Be a new transfer student (from a community college or other institution)
• Have completed a minimum 60 hours before start of fall semester
• Have a minimum GPA – 2.75 or better
• Enroll full-time (minimum of 12 hours)
• Submit two professional or academic letters of reference
• Submit a scholarship application along with a brief written response (paragraph minimum) to the following two questions:
Why do you want to be a teacher?
What life activities or experiences have prepared you to become an effective teacher?

*Students seeking to complete an educator preparation program in mid-level math/science also may be eligible to receive up to $3,736 with the TEACH Grant. For more information, see:

College of Education - General Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit two professional or academic letters of reference.
  2. What month and year did you graduate from high school?
  3. When will you begin coursework as a first-time UTA transfer student?
  4. Are you enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 hours)?
  5. How many semester credit hours will you have completed before the start of the fall semester?
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