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Scholarships

New! Dean’s Office scholarships are now being accepted online. To apply for a scholarship, use the links below to fill out a secure online application.

If you'd like to fill out a printed application, copies are available in the Dean’s Office. Please return printed applications to:

McKinney Humanities Building (MH)
Room 4.01.23
(210) 458-4290

The application deadline for all Dean's Office scholarships is February 15th.

External Scholarships

 
Name Award Eligibility Summary* Application Requirements*
O.U.R. Undergraduate Research Scholarship $1,000 for Fall and Spring semesters; $2,000 for summer
  • Undergraduate student in good standing with the university
  • Full-time academic status for Fall and Spring semester awards with no full-time status required for summer awards
  • UTSA or overall GPA ≥ 3
  • Students must have a faculty mentor in place and a project planned or underway with said mentor at the time of application submission
  • Application
  • Summer 2015 application due date: March 13, 2015
  • Spring 2015 application due date: 5:00 p.m., October 31, 2015
*The Eligibility Summary and Application Requirements are intended as summaries. For detailed information, please visit the application page.

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

 
Name Award Eligibility Summary* Application Requirements*
The David Bowen Memorial Endowment for Study in Europe Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad
  • COLFA Major
  • Register with the Office of International Programs
  • Travel experience must be at least two weeks in duration
  • November 15 deadline for spring travel and March 1 deadline for fall/summer travel
  • Application
  • Proof of registration with the UTSA Office of International Programs
  • Copies of travel program information and applications (as applicable)
  • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
  • Completed Budget Section of Application
Dean’s Circle Scholarship Amount varies
  • Grad or Undergrad
  • Full-time (9 or 12 hrs)
  • COLFA Major
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Application
  • Brief essay
  • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
Beverly Duren Memorial Scholarship Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Incoming freshman from Harlandale ISD
  • Major OR Minor in Art OR Music (Music preference, but not required)
  • 2.75 high school GPA
  • Completed FAFSA
  • Exhibit leadership
  • Application
  • Brief essay
  • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
USAA Foundation Annual Scholarship in COLFA Amount and number of awards vary
  • Undergrad
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • COLFA Major
  • 3.2 GPA
  • Completed at least 24 hours
  • Application
  • Brief essay
  • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
Hewitt Family Annual Scholarship $1,500/yr
  • Grad or Undergrad
  • COLFA Major
  • Full-time (9 - 12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 30 hrs completed
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership capabilities in school and community through volunteer efforts
  • Application
  • Brief essay
  • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
John S. Jockusch Endowed Scholarship in the Liberal Arts Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad or Grad
  • Liberal Arts Major (American Studies, Anthropology, Communication, English, French, German, History, Humanities, Philosophy, Classical Studies, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Spanish)
  • Full-time (9 or 12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Completed FAFSA
  • Application
  • Brief essay
  • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
Kangaroo Court Restaurants of Texas, Inc. Annual Scholarship $2,000/yr
  • Undergrad or Grad
  • COLFA Major (Geography preference)
  • Full-time (9 or 12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Application
  • Brief essay
  • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty member)
Mary Pat and Louis H. Stumberg Endowed Scholarship for Interdisciplinary Studies in Music and the Sciences Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad or Grad
  • Music minor with a major in one of the disciplines below OR a music major with a minor in one of the following disciplines:
    • Any major in College of Engineering
    • Any major in College of Science
    • Anthropology
    • Communication
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Other social/behavioral science discipline
  • Grad students with music major and secondary research focus in one of the above disciplines OR a major in one of the disciplines above and secondary research focus in music
  • Brief essay (no less than 200 words) explaining the importance of music in your intellectual and personal life.
  • Graduate student essay s should include an explanation of research or areas of focus
Alameda/UTSA Endowed Internship in Museum Studies Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Grad
  • Major in Anthropology or Art History
  • Preference given to students with 20 credit hours completed
  • Internships available at:
    • The Alameda, San Antonio, TX
    • The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio
    • The Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.
    • The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.
    • Other cultural institution deemed appropriate by the Dean
  • Application
  • Brief essay (500 word narrative proposing the internship location and how the experience fits into your academic development and area of study, and what you hope to gain from experience.
  • *Applicants are responsible for making internship arrangements.
*The Eligibility Summary and Application Requirements are intended as summaries. For detailed information, please visit the application page.