Keith-Huckaba LGBTA Scholarship
The goal of this scholarship is to enhance diversity and support undergraduate and graduate students in a degree program at The University of Texas at Dallas. Applicants must show significant financial need, have a record of academic excellence and demonstrate service or advocacy for LGBTA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual, ally) communities. The Scholarship recipient will receive a one-time award of $1,000 in fall 2015.This scholarship is currently closed.
Congratulations to 2014 Keith-Huckaba LGBTA Scholarship Winner!
Major: International Political Economy
Sumer Pervez is an International Political Economy major at UT Dallas. She is an officer and founding member of the Rainbow Guard. She is passionate about making the university as inclusive of and safe for GSRM (Gender, Sexual, and Romantic Minorities) students as possible. Some of her projects for the year included creating a database of local healthcare and housing resources for transgender people, making a presentation about gender and sexuality across different cultures, and a report covering the availability of resources for transgender students in Texas public schools. She is also an officer for the Pro-Choice Feminist Alliance. In her spare time, she writes poetry and volunteers with the Comet Cupboard. After her time at the University of Texas at Dallas, she hopes to attend law school and work as a lawyer for nonprofit organizations targeted at the GSRM community.
Ericsson STEM Scholarship
The goal of this scholarship is to enhance diversity and support the retention of science, technology, engineering and math students at The University of Texas at Dallas. Funded by Ericsson, this scholarship can be used to cover education related expenses including tuition, fees and housing. The Scholarship recipient will receive a one-time award of $2,500 in the fall of 2015. Applications will be accepted January 29, 2015 through April 1, 2015.
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Major: Mechanical Engineering
Nusha Laleh is in her fourth year of studying Mechanical Engineering. She has been an officer for Society of Women Engineers (SWE) since her freshman year at UT Dallas. Under her tenure, SWE has served as a support group for female engineers and brought Chrysler for the first time to UT Dallas. Her passion to help others has earned her positions such as a Jonsson School Ambassador and as a mentor for the Young WISE Investigators program. Not only does she try to ignite love for STEM fields within her peers, but also as an after school science and robotics teacher for elementary students. In her spare time, she applies her engineering skills on the UTD BattleBot, the Blender. This year the combat robot won 5th place internationally.
Ann and Joseph Montemayor Memorial Scholarship
More information coming soon.
The Office of the President and the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement created the Diversity Scholarship Program in 2010-2011 to increase the diversity of students enrolling at UT Dallas. The scholarship targets students who have a record of academic excellence in high school or community college and show significant financial need.
This scholarship can be used to cover education related expenses including tuition, fees and housing. Each student will receive $5,000 per year for a maximum of eight semesters of undergraduate study. Students receive more than just a financial award through this program. Diversity Scholars also receive academic support from program staff to assist them in successfully transitioning to UT Dallas.Click here for Diversity 2015-2016 Scholaship Application information