College of Engineering

Scholarships

College of Engineering Scholarships

 

All other currently active scholarships are listed in the table below. Please download and save the application to your desktop before submitting.

Basic Scholarship Application Requirements

  • Before applying, review the eligibility requirements to ensure you qualify for the scholarship.
  • Upload all required documents (essays, recommendations, etc.) with your application.
  • You must be a full-time student.
  • Unless otherwise stated – your application must be submitted online by the deadline.

Other 2016-2017 Scholarships

ANSHUL SHARMA MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE:  February 15, 2016

AWARD: $700

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Recipient must be enrolled on a full-time basis actively pursuing a degree at UTSA (minimum of 12 credit hours) as an undergraduate student or (minimum 9 credit hours) as a graduate student
  • Entering freshmen must have an SAT score of at least 960 or an ACT score of at least 20.
  • Current students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Complete College of Engineering Scholarship Application
  • Entering freshmen must provide high school transcripts

APPLICATION

                       Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

 

DAVID OLVER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

from Gulf Coast Power Association DEADLINE:  February 15, 2016

AWARD: up to $5,000

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pursuing a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering;
  • Undergraduate students who have completed 30 or more semester credit hours, or a master’s student;
  • A United States citizen or permanent resident;
  • Enrolled full-time (12 hours for undergraduate or 9 hours for graduate student);
  • Able to attend a GCPA event to be recognized for their achievements.

APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING MATERIAL:

  • Completed College of Engineering General Scholarship Application
  • Résumé

APPLICATION

                      Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

 

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (DoN) MATERIALS RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

DEADLINE:  February 15, 2016

Award: $2,000 each semester

The Multifunctional Electronic Materials and Devices Research Laboratory (MeMDRL) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, announces new Research Scholarships, Fellowships, and Internships made available by a grant from the Department of Navy (DoN).

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Full-time UTSA student seeking a master’s degree in the College of Engineering.
  • Master’s or BS/MS integrated programs GPA ≥ 3.0.
  • Interested in research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) of electronic materials, devices and systems.
  • Willing to participate in weekly materials engineering research seminar and/or to conduct directed research under faculty supervision.
  • Interested in developing future career with a branch of the Navy.
  • Satisfy Department of Defense security clearance process.
  • Completed College of Engineering Online Scholarship Application
  • Essay/Transcript

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Statement of Interest in RDT&E of materials/devices and in Naval Career, with the name of your faculty advisor/reference
  2. Curriculum Resume

 APPLICATION

                      Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (DoN) MATERIALS RESEARCH SUMMER INTERNSHIP

DEADLINE: March 20, 2016

AWARD: up to $4,000

The Multifunctional Electronic Materials and Devices Research Laboratory (MeMDRL) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, announces new Research Scholarships, Fellowships, and Internships made available by a grant from the Department of Navy (DoN).

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Full-time UTSA student seeking a bachelor’s or master’s in the College of Engineering.
  • Undergraduate GPA ≥ 2.8 with 60 hours or more completed.  Graduate student GPA ≥ 3.0
  • Interested in research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) of electronic materials, devices and systems.
  • Able to participate in weekly materials engineering research seminar and to conduct directed research under faculty supervision.
  • Interested in developing future career with a branch of the Navy.
  • Satisfy Department of Defense security clearance process.
  • Completed College of Engineering Online Scholarship Application
  • Upload using Essay/Transcript link the following:

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Statement of Interest in RDT&E of materials/devices and in Naval Career, with the name of your faculty advisor/reference
  2. Curriculum Resume

For questions, please contact Dr. Ruyan Guo at Ruyan.Guo@utsa.edu or Dr. Amar S. Bhalla at Amar.Bhalla@utsa.edu or visit the website at http://www.ece.utsa.edu/contact/faculty/Ruyan-Guo.html

Application considered until filled or by the March 20, 2016 deadline

APPLICATION

                      Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

DIAMOND SHAMROCK LEGACY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: February 15, 2016

AWARD: $1,700

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Enrolled on a full-time basis (undergraduate minimum 12 hours; graduate minimum of 9 hours) actively pursuing an engineering degree in the College of Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
  • Undergraduate applicants must have completed 30 or more semester hours and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 GPA scale.
  • Graduate applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 GPA scale.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Complete the online College of Engineering Scholarship Application
  2. One-page document stating accomplishments and career goals

APPLICATION

                Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

DR. AMRATLAL M. PATEL ENGINEERING MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE:  February 15, 2016

AWARD:  $450

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Full-time student at UTSA (minimum of 12 credit hours) as an undergraduate student or a full-time basis (minimum of 9 credit hours) as a graduate student.
  • Entering freshmen must have SAT score of at least 1100 or ACT score of at least 24.
  • Recipients must be pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering offered by the College of Engineering at UTSA.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.25 for undergraduate students, a minimum GPA of 3.7 and a GRE score (Qualitative + Quantitative) of at least 1150 for graduate students.
  • Renewable for up to 3 years of undergraduate studies or 1 year of graduate studies as long as student maintains full-time status and minimum GPA requirements.  Renewal is dependent upon availability of funds.

REQUIRED DOCUMENT:

  • Completed College of Engineering General Scholarship Application Form

APPLICATION

  Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

 

JACOB B. SHADARAM ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE: February 15, 2016

AWARD:  $700

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled on a full-time basis (12 semester credit hours for undergraduate) and (9 semester credit hours for graduate students) pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering at UTSA.
  • Recipients must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for undergraduates and 3.5 for graduate students.
  • The scholarship is not renewable

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Completed College of Engineering Online General Scholarship Application Form.
  • One-page summary of academic achievements and career goals.

APPLICATION

 Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

Scholarship is not automatically renewable, but current and past applicants may reapply.

 

JUDY AND JAMES ADAMS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE:  February 15, 2016

AWARD:  $500  

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Enrolled full-time (12 semester credit hours) as an undergraduate student or full-time (9 semester credit hours) as a graduate student pursuing a degree in engineering at UTSA.
  • Demonstrated financial need, as determined by Office of Student Financial Aid (International Students on F-1 visa are not eligible).
  • Must be in good academic standing at UTSA, and must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Completed College of Engineering Scholarship Application
  • One-page letter describing accomplishments, financial need and career goals
  • Entering freshmen must provide high school transcripts

APPLICATION

                      Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

 

LEAD SA – NORTH TEXAS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (TSERI) ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE:  February 15, 2016

AWARD:  $800

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Enrolled on a full-time basis (undergraduate minimum 12 hours; graduate minimum of 6 hours) actively pursuing a degree at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
  • Applicants may be incoming freshmen with a minimum 3.0 high school cumulative GPA or UTSA undergraduates with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants must have an active tie to the Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute, either through student-employment, research, or volunteering.

REQUIRED DOCUMENT:

  • Complete the online College of Engineering General Scholarship

APPLICATION

  Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

 

PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE:  February 15, 2016

AWARD:  $1,000

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Enrolled on a full-time basis (12 semester credit hours for undergraduates, 9 for graduates) actively pursuing a degree at UTSA.
  •  Current UTSA students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  •  Entering freshmen must have a minimum SAT score of 1090 and/or a minimum ACT score of 24 and a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0

Application:

  • Completed College of Engineering Competitive Scholarship Application Form

APPLICATION

This is a Competitive Scholarship award and may impact your Financial Aid Status. Please verify with the UTSA Office of Student Financial Aid.

                      Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

 

SAGI GEOTECHNICAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE:  February 15, 2016

AWARD:   $700

ELIGIBILITY:

  •  Full-time undergraduate or graduate students actively pursuing a degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering at UTSA
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for undergraduates and 3.0 for graduates
  • Preference will be given to students who are enrolled in or have completed Geotechnical courses at UTSA

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • College of Engineering general scholarship application form
  • A one-page summary of academic accomplishments and career goals
  • Entering freshmen must provide high school transcripts

APPLICATION

   Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

 

SAN ANTONIO API CHAPTER, INC. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE:  February 15, 2016

AWARD: $1,800

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Full-time student actively pursuing a degree in Engineering or Oil related at UTSA
  • Undergraduate students must have completed a minimum of 30 semester credit hours
  • Recipients must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0)

REQUIRED DOCUMENT:

  • Complete the online College of Engineering General Scholarship

APPLICATION

                      Scholarship amount and availability may vary dependent upon funding.

 Please download and save the following scholarship application to your desktop before submitting.


General Scholarship Requirements

All scholarships awarded by the College of Engineering require the recipient to:

  • Be actively pursuing a degree in the College of Engineering and in good academic standing with the university.
  • Be enrolled as an Engineering major
  • Be enrolled as a F/T student (12 semester credit hours for undergraduate students, 9 semester credit hours for graduate students), unless otherwise noted
  • Meet any other requirements as stated in the scholarship criteria
  • Award amounts are generally divided equally between the two semesters. Students must meet grade and enrollment requirements to receive the remainder of the award.

*The Eligibility Summary does not encompass all of a specific scholarship’s eligibility requirements. For a full list of a scholarship’s eligibility requirements, please download the scholarship’s application or visit the linked website. 

Non-UTSA Scholarships

Additional scholarships are available through local and national organizations. Visit the following websites to determine eligibility and requirements:

Funding Available to All Graduate Students

Valero Research Fellows:

These nomination forms can only be completed by Staff and Faculty but are available to all Graduate Students

GOAL

To increase the enrollment of graduate students with *disadvantaged backgrounds.

Ph.D. Programs

  1. The Valero Graduate Program will provide financial support of $25,000 for new Ph.D. students enrolled in any College of Engineering Ph.D. program if they are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have *disadvantaged backgrounds.
  2. Six (6) slots will be available per year.
  3. Funding for a student will be limited to one (incoming) year. Thereafter the Ph.D. program will have to support the student.
  4. Each program should provide nominations to the office of the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies with relevant student application materials

M.S. Programs

  1. The Valero Graduate Program will provide financial support of $10,000 for new M.S. students enrolled in any College of Engineering graduate program if they are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have *disadvantaged backgrounds.
  2. Six (6) slots will be available per year.
  3. Funding for a student will be limited to one (incoming) year.
  4. Each program should provide nominations to the office of the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies with relevant student application materials

*Disadvantaged Background means either: (1) must demonstrate financial needs as determined by FAFSA; or (2) that the individual comes from an environment that inhibited (but did not prevent) the person from obtaining the knowledge, skills, and ability to enroll in a graduate institution. Applicants must indicate their disadvantage status. The following are examples of factors to be considered:

  • Family income of applicant;
  • First generation of family to attend college;
  • Ability to speak more than one language;
  • Attending Texas schools in the lowest quarter of wealth per student distribution;
  • Growing up in South Texas-Border Area
  • Preference for female

Submitting Completed Scholarship Applications

Unless otherwise noted, please return your completed scholarship application and all required documents to the UTSA College of Engineering in one of the following ways:

In Person

College of Engineering Dean’s Office BSE 2.106 UTSA Main Campus

By Mail

College of Engineering The University of Texas at San Antonio One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249