Applications Open for 2015-2016 ATEC/EMAC Scholarship

The Arts & Technology Scholarship is funded by the Metroplex Technology Business Council 2008 Tech Titan Award and the Greater Texas Foundation. The award is a total of $2000 for one year towards tuition, or $1000 per Fall and Spring semester.

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Completed applications are due no later than March 20, 2015.

Requirements

  • Students must be Arts & Technology or Emerging Media & Communication majors.
  • Scholarships will be awarded to undergraduates. Applicants must or will be enrolled as full-time students (12 SCH).
  • Scholarship recipients must enroll in at least one course in Arts & Technology or Emerging Media & Communication each semester.
  • Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA to qualify for the award and to continue to receive the award.
  • If a student drops a course and/or earns less than the required GPA, s/he will be placed on probation the following semester and the Arts & Technology Scholarship committee will review her/his case.
  • If graduating in December, students who apply during their junior year will receive one-half of the award (for the fall semester of their senior year).

Students must submit the following materials:

  1. An essay (approximately 250-300 words) in in which you analyze and make an argument about an important example of the intersection of arts and technology (which may include emerging media and communication).
  2. Up to 2 letters of recommendation that speak to your academic or professional ability.
  3. Please submit a portfolio web-link of your best material and short description of work submitted (For group work, please describe what your role was in the project).
    Limit: 3-5 minutes of a reel or video, 6-8 screen shots or four pages maximum of written work including an abstract.  Quality not quantity is vital.

 

Download the application.

Please send questions regarding the scholarship application to: [email protected]