Frequently Asked Scholarship Questions
How do I apply for scholarships?
You must complete The Jonsson School Scholarship Application Form in its entirety then,
For undergraduate scholarship application submit by 5:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
For graduate scholarship application submit submit by 5:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
What is the deadline for scholarship applications?
The deadline for all fall Jonsson School scholarships is 5 p.m. Oct. 4, 2013. We will not accept late applications.
When can I expect to receive funds if I am awarded a scholarship?
Funds for the fall 2013 Jonsson School scholarships will be awarded by November 1, pending completion of the scholarship acceptance process. Please do not rely on scholarship funding to arrive before any tuition deadlines.
I’ve been awarded an Jonsson School scholarship - now what?
Once notified that you have been chosen to receive an award, you must complete the scholarship acceptance process:
. Complete the “Scholarship Recipient Profile Information Form ”.
. Write a thank you letter to your scholarship donor .
. Arrange an appointment with Farah Ellenbogen to have your photograph taken in business attire and sign the necessary documents to accept your scholarship.
. You also must agree to attend stewardship events to meet and thank your donor personally.
What are the criteria for selecting candidates for scholarships?
A majority of the Jonsson School scholarships are based on merit. Your GPA is a key factor, although some scholarships are based on additional criteria such as financial need, field of study, career interests, student organization involvement, leadership or work experience.
Will I be eligible for my scholarship if I am studying abroad?
In most cases, your engineering scholarship is available while you are studying abroad if you are participating in an engineering or university approved study abroad program.
Are there other scholarship opportunities available?
In addition to our school-specific scholarships, UT Dallas considers all incoming freshmen for the Academic Excellence Scholarship Program. Visit the AES website for details. A list of all University scholarships can be found on the UT Dallas Scholarship website for a complete list. The Financial Aid office is available to provide further assistance, including a tool to search for third-party scholarships.
Do you have other questions regarding scholarships for the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science?
Vist our contact information page.