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:
(https://www.uta.edu/coed/academics/scholarships/teach-grant.php)

Award
$2,500.00
Scopes
College of Education - General Scholarships
Deadline
04/01/2019
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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