Graduate Scholarships


Graduate Scholarships at the Jindal School

The Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) awards some merit-based scholarships to graduate students in Fall and Spring semesters. Each scholarship may have specific requirements based on the purpose of the scholarship, however, the JSOM Graduate Scholarship Committee will consider applicants for all available scholarships.

Do You Have Any Questions About Graduate Scholarships? Scholarship requirements may include, but are not limited to: academic performance, anticipated graduation date, graduate program of study, residency, leadership, community service, work experience and level of student organization involvement.

Fall 2016 Application Deadline: May 20


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  • JSOM Graduate Scholarships
  • Requirements and Deadlines

All applicants must fully complete and submit the online graduate scholarship application and are encouraged to read the criteria and requirements very carefully to ensure meeting the qualifications.

  • New Graduate Students: Dean’s Excellence Scholarship

    Application Deadline: Fall Semester, May 20th and Spring Semester, December 5th.
    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:

    • Available to resident and non-resident applicants.
    • Applicants cannot be a current or former graduate student of JSOM.
    • Applicants must have demonstrated academic excellence as evidenced by their GMAT or GRE, TOEFL or IELTS score and undergraduate Cumulative GPA. Work experience is considered.
    • Applications are evaluated after an offer of admission has been extended by UT Dallas.
    • No letter of recommendation is required.
    • Applicants must maintain enrollment of 5 graduate semester credit hours during scholarship award period, excluding semesters of internship and degree completion.
  • Continuing Graduate Students: Dean’s Excellence Scholarship and Impact Scholarship

    Impact Scholarship
    Be advised that the Impact scholarship is awarded to enrolled continuing graduate students at JSOM who have provided astonishing services and displayed extraordinary impact to Jindal school. The Impact scholarship award is not based on student’s involvement in student organization but about giving back in extraordinary ways in improving many aspects of the Jindal School.

    Application Deadline: Fall Semester, May 20th and Spring Semester, December 5th.
    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:

    • Available to resident and non-resident students.
    • Students must have completed at least 2 long semesters (Fall and Spring) of graduate coursework and at least 12 graduate semester credit hours at JSOM prior to the semester of scholarship application. However, occasionally, some private donor funds do not require two long semesters.
    • Applicants must have demonstrated academic excellence as evidenced by Cumulative GPA (minimum 3.350) at JSOM.
    • Student must maintain enrollment of 5 semester credit hours during scholarship award period, excluding semesters of internship and degree completion.
    • Students must have demonstrated record of leadership and service within JSOM student organizations. Service and leadership contributions will be measured by evaluation of recommendations received by designated faculty advisors of JSOM student organizations.
    • Students should not submit, solicit or request letters of recommendation from faculty, advisors or staff. The JSOM Graduate Scholarship Committee has blinded the recommendation component of the scholarship application.
    • The Committee encourages students to assume active roles of leadership and participation within JSOM student organizations while demonstrating academic excellence.
  • Fast-Track Students: Dean’s Excellence Scholarship and Impact Scholarship

    Application Deadline: Fall Semester, May 20th and Spring Semester, December 5th.
    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:

    • Fast-Track students are not required to have GMAT or GRE score to apply for a scholarship.
    • Available to resident and non-resident students.
    • Students must have completed at least 2 long semesters (Fall and Spring) of graduate coursework and at least 12 graduate semester credit hours at JSOM prior to the semester of scholarship application.
    • Students must have demonstrated academic excellence as evidenced by Cumulative GPA at JSOM.
    • Student must maintain enrollment of 5 semester credit hours during scholarship award period, excluding semesters of internship and degree completion.
    • Students must have demonstrated record of leadership and service within JSOM student organizations. Service and leadership contributions will be measured by evaluation of recommendations received by designated faculty advisors of JSOM student organizations.
    • Students should not submit, solicit or request letters of recommendation from faculty, advisors or staff. The JSOM Graduate Scholarship Committee has blinded the recommendation component of the scholarship application.
    • The Committee encourages students to assume active roles of leadership and participation within JSOM student organizations while demonstrating academic excellence.

Specific Donor Scholarships

All applicants must fully complete and submit the online graduate scholarship application and are encouraged to read the criteria and requirements very carefully to ensure meeting the qualifications.

  • Ann and Jack Graves Foundation International Travel Award

    This award is for any Jindal School of Management student participating in a school-sponsored or faculty-led international study trip.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student.
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA.
    • FAFSA on file at UT Dallas.
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
    Additional application requirements:

    In 400 words or less, identify international trips in which you plan to participate and describe the reasons for your interest and what you hope to gain from the travel.

  • Annie Laurie Bass Scholarship

    Merit-based scholarship awarded to continuing MBA, MS in Marketing, MS Business Analytics Marketing Track and MS Marketing graduate Fast Track students with excellent academic records in the Jindal School of Management. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must submit the minimum required documentation in their application and meet the following criteria:

    Scholarship Contact: MS Marketing
    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Resident and non-resident applicants.
    • Must have completed 9 credit graduate hours (of which at least 3 semester credit hours are MKT). Scholarship is also available for incoming students.
    • Submit a completed application form, maintained and made available by scholarship contact.
    • One letter of recommendation from JSOM Marketing faculty with whom you have taken a course with in the past. Incoming students can use a professional letter of recommendation.
    • A written narrative or poster discussing your marketing work experience, involvement in extracurricular activities or your academic and professional goals in the area of marketing.
    • Student must maintain enrollment of 5 semester credit hours during scholarship award period, excluding semesters of internship and degree completion.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
  • Accounting Program Fund

    This scholarship funded by JSOM Accounting Program alumni, faculty and staff, provides support for full-time undergraduate or graduate students in Accounting.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student.
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
  • ANSIRA Scholarship

    ANSIRA is THE customer engagement agency that empowers clients to unleash the full value of their customers by transforming big data into intelligence-driven marketing.

    Scholarship Contact: msmarketing@utdallas.edu
    Award: Spring: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • US citizen, permanent resident or international student.
    • Students cannot work in a competing agency at the discretion of ANSIRA.
    • Must have a minimum of 3 qualified applicants or it will carry over to another semester.
    • Candidate must be in one of the following programs: 1) MS Marketing, including Marketing Fast-Track students in good academic standing who will start the MS program in the Fall. 2) Dual MS Marketing and MBA. 3) MBA with a Marketing concentration, or 4) MS in Business Analytics with Marketing Track.
    • Must be enrolled in at least six semester credit hours during the spring semester.
    • If awarded the scholarship, applicant must be enrolled in at least six semester credit hours in Fall semester to be eligible.
    • The more marketing analytics or digital courses taken, the more consideration will be given to the applicant.
    • Excellent academic record (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3). GMAT or GRE scores if available is also considered.
    • Provide a short essay on “How can Big Data be leveraged to improve key marketing underperformance areas?” Please be succinct but provide creative and insightful ideas/recommendations (minimum 400 words, grammatical or spelling errors will immediately disqualify the applicant).
    • Optional: Submit any marketing work experience, project/samples, involvement in extracurricular activities in any relevant digital, analytics or marketing professional associations.
    • Submit one faculty recommendation letter.
    • Winners must be willing to meet with ANSIRA management for the award (at the beginning of the Fall semester).
    • Students are eligible only once an academic year.
  • BKD Accounting Scholarship

    This scholarship provided by BKD provides support for full-time undergraduate or graduate students in Accounting.

    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA.
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
  • Bob and Carol Williams Entrepreneurial Scholarship

    Scholarship Contact: Madison Pedigo
    Award: $2,000 ($1,000 per semester, up to two semesters) tuition credit during scholarship award period.

    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Resident and non-resident applicants.
    • JSOM graduate student pursuing a Master of Science in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and/or MBA, concentration Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
    • Submit a completed application form, maintained and made available by scholarship contact.
    • Submit a course enrollment plan for the scholarship award period of at least 15 semester credit hours.
    • Maintain at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA to receive the second semester award.
    • One letter of recommendation from a previous instructor or employer.
    • A written narrative describing why you are interested in Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree program.
    • Candidates whom have received the award in prior years are eligible to reapply and must submit their latest credentials and a fall application for consideration each year.
  • B.P.S. Murthi Fellowship in Marketing Analytics

    Not Currently Available.

    This scholarship award is open to Graduate Marketing Students.

    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Applicants must be incoming graduate students, existing UT Dallas graduate students or UT Dallas students participating in a fast-track program
    • Part-time or full-time student
    • 3.3 minimum cumulative GPA
    • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident or International Student
    • Applicants must be pursuing a Master’s degree focused in Marketing with an analytics or customer insights focus in the Jindal School. Students participating in a fast-track marketing program with an analytics or customer insights focus in the Jindal School are eligible to receive the fellowship for semesters during which they are enrolled in graduate level courses.
  • CoreNet Global-SW Chapter Scholarship/Fellowship for Real Estate

    CoreNet, an association for corporate real estate and workplace professionals, service providers and economic developers, has provided support for students studying commercial real estate.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student.
    • Completion or current enrollment in at least one real estate course.
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
    Additional application requirements:

    Provide a brief description of your desire to study commercial real estate. Include any current activity with the UT Dallas Real Estate Club.

  • David L. Holmberg Scholarship/Fellowship

    This scholarship was established by Distinguished Alumnus David L. Holmberg an EMBA graduate. This scholarship supports Naveen Jindal School of Management students.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during the scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    • FAFSA on file
  • David Springate Scholarship

    Named after Dr. David Springate, the founder of the Executive MBA program at the Jindal School of Management. This fund provides support to graduate students.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time or part-time graduate students, including EMBA students.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
  • Desai Family Fellowship

    This scholarship is provided by alumna Sejal Desai MBA’99 and her family.

    Application Deadline: Not Currently Available
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Applicants must be incoming first-year graduate students or current UT Dallas graduate students.
    • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in the Jindal School
    • 3.5 minimum GPA
    • Applicants may be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or international students
    • Among equally qualified applicants, preference may be given to applicants who have completed all or part of their preparatory education in India.
    • Applicants must demonstrate financial need by completing either a financial statement or FAFSA.
  • Diane and Hal Brierley Marketing Fellowship

    This Fellowship was established by Diane and Hal Brierley in support of Jindal School of Management incoming full-time and current full-time graduate students.

    Scholarship Contact: MS in Marketing
    Award:
    • Fall: One $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during the scholarship award period (one per student).
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Applicants must be an incoming or current full-time graduate student
    • Applicants must be pursuing a Master’s degree focused on Marketing courses in the Jindal School with an analytics or customer insights focus
    • Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA
    • Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Applicants must be a resident of the State of Texas
    • There must be a minimum of 3 applicants per scholarship awarded, if that minimum is not met the scholarship can be declared vacant and left for a future semester.
    • Preference will be given to applicants who have completed an undergraduate degree in the field of engineering.
    • In 400 words or fewer, describe your previous coursework and how it aligns with or prepared you for pursuing a career in Marketing Analytics Scholarship award can be stacked or combined.
  • Frank Bass Endowed Scholarship

    This scholarship fund was established by various donors in honor of Professor Frank Bass in support of Naveen Jindal School of Management students.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during the scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Hasnain and Rashida Saboowala International Merit Scholarship

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • JSOM graduate student pursuing an MS or a Professional MBA (PMBA) degree.
    • Applicants must have demonstrated academic excellence as evidenced by their GMAT or GRE score and undergraduate GPA.
    • Must have demonstrated academic excellence as evidenced by Cumulative GPA at JSOM, minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.75.
    • Student must maintain enrollment of 5 semester credit hours during scholarship award period, excluding semesters of internship and degree completion.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
    Additional application requirements:

    Provide a brief description of your primary education in India and why you decided to pursue a degree at UT Dallas.

  • Isha & Mohit Malhan Talent Recognition Scholarship

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • JSOM graduate student pursuing an MS or a Professional MBA (PMBA) degree.
    • Applicants must have demonstrated academic excellence as evidenced by their GMAT or GRE score and undergraduate GPA.
    • Must have demonstrated academic excellence as evidenced by Cumulative GPA at JSOM, minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.75.
    • Student must maintain enrollment of 5 semester credit hours during scholarship award period, excluding semesters of internship and degree completion.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
    Additional application requirements:

    Provide a brief description of your primary education in India and why you decided to pursue a degree at UT Dallas.

  • International Management Studies Graduate Scholarship

    This scholarship is for full-time or part-time graduate students in International Management Studies (MS-IMS)

    Scholarship Contact: Dr. Habte Woldu
    Award: $1,000
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time or part-time graduate MS-IMS student
    • Completed first semester at JSOM and has taken at least two MS-IMS foundation courses in Fall 2015
    • 3.5 minimum GPA
    • Preference may be given to students who have demonstrated cultural exposure through foreign study trips, language enhancing programs or involvement in the leadership of Global Business Organization (GBO), or serve as mentors to incoming new MS-IMS students.
    • Must be enrolled in at least six semester credit hours during the Spring 2016
    • Candidate must be on one of the following programs:
      • MS international Management Studies
      • Dual MS-IMS and MBA Programs
      • MBA with International Management Concentration
    • BS Global Business undergraduate student taking at least 6 credit hours in International Management Courses
    Additional application requirements:

    Provide a brief description of your involvement with the Global Business Organization or experience with foreign study trips.

  • Lars Magnus Ericsson Fellowship in Management

    Established by Ericsson, Inc. in honor of its founder Lars Magnus Ericsson, this award is designated for full-time graduate students enrolled in any master’s degree program offered by the Jindal School of Management.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Applicants must be enrolled full-time
    • Applicants must be pursuing a master’s degree in the Jindal School of Management in Information Technology and Management (ITM).
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Mark Salamasick IT Auditor Fellowship

    Not Currently Available.

    This fellowship is provided in honor of Mark Salamasick by the Dallas Chapter of Internal Auditors in support of graduate students in the Internal Audit Program in the Jindal School of Management.

    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Must be incoming first-year graduate students or current JSOM graduate students
    • Must be pursuing a graduate degree in the Jindal School with an internal audit focus
    • 3.5 minimum GPA
    • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • MEANT Student Support Fund

    Not Currently Available.

    This support provided by Malayalee Engineers Association of North Texas in support of JSOM graduate students pursuing a graduate degree in Information Technology.

    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Resident and non-resident applicants
    • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in JSOM
    • Applicants must be pursuing a graduate degree in Information technology and Management (ITM)
    • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5
    • Applicants must sign a release form, in accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), allowing UT Dallas to use application material for scholarship and fellowship purposes.
  • Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM) Scholarship

    Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM) is a content-powered marketing engagement agency that uniquely gets the intersection of brands, consumers, content and commerce.

    Merit-based scholarship awarded to new MBA Marketing concentration, MS in Marketing or MS in Analytics marketing track must have taken at least two graduate marketing courses and Fast Track marketing degree students with excellent academic records in the Jindal School of Management. To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must submit the minimum required documentation in their application and meet the following criteria:

    Scholarship Contact: MS in Marketing
    Award:
    • Fall: One $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period (one per student).
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Must be U.S. Citizen or Resident.
    • Pre-register for scholarship.
    • Candidates must be new or current MS Marketing, MBA with a marketing concentration or in the MS Business Analytics only for current students and must have taken at least two graduate marketing courses with Marketing Track or Fast track marketing students. The more Marketing electives taken, the more consideration will be given to an applicant.
    • Excellent past academic record and GMAT or GRE scores.
    • There must be a minimum of 3 applicants per scholarship awarded, if that minimum is not met the scholarship can be declared vacant and left for a future semester.
    • One letter of recommendation from professional (mainly from employers or Board members of professional associations) or academic sources.
    • A written narrative or poster discussing your marketing work experience, involvement in extracurricular activities or your academic and professional goals in the area of marketing.
    • Candidates must provide a resume.
    • Provide a short essay on “How can Big Data be leveraged to improve key marketing underperformance areas?” Please be succinct but provide creative and insightful ideas/recommendations (minimum 400 words, grammatical or spelling errors will immediately disqualify the applicant).
    • Students are eligible only once an academic year.
    • Students working for agencies which are competitors of MXM may not qualify for the scholarship.
    • Scholarship award can be stacked or combined.
  • Patricia A. Hammons Memorial Scholarship/ Fellowship

    This fellowship is provided in honor of Patricia A. Hammons in support of JSOM students.

    Application Deadline: Not Currently Available.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Must be a junior or senior undergraduate student, incoming graduate student or current JSOM graduate student
    • Full-time student
    • 3.0 minimum GPA
    • FAFSA on file
    • U.S. citizen, permanent resident or international student
    • Applicants may compete for additional years of funding, provided they are in good academic standing with UT Dallas. Recipients seeking additional years of funding must reapply.
  • Skip Moore Leadership and Service Scholarship

    Named after former Chairman of the JSOM Advisory Council, Skip Moore, this merit-based support is for full-time undergraduate or graduate students.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
    Additional application requirements:

    Provide a brief description of your leadership and/or service accomplishments.

  • Sorath Lion Scholarship

    This scholarship is established by JSOM alumnus Mayur Ranoliya MS ’10 to support graduate students.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time or part-time graduate student.
    • Preference given to students who completed primary education in India and have demonstrated leadership skills.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
    Additional application requirements:
    • Provide a description of how you stood out in a difficult situation and demonstrated out of the box thinking, hard work and leadership skills while helping others to learn.
    • Provide a brief description of your primary education in India and why you decided to pursue a degree at UT Dallas.
  • Stephen E. Guisinger Memorial Scholarship

    Established in memory of Dr. Stephen E. Guisinger, this award is for full-time or part-time students in International Management.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time or part-time graduate student.
    • Completion or enrollment in at least one International Management course.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
    Additional application requirements:

    In 400 words or less, describe why you are interested in studying International Management.

  • Summerfield G. Roberts Fellowship

    This fellowship, provided by the Summerfield G. Roberts Foundation, is for full-time graduate students enrolled in the MBA program.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time graduate student pursuing an MBA.
    • U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
    • Preference will be given to Texas residents.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
  • Terry and Claire Rock Scholarship

    Scholarship Contact: Madison Pedigo
    Award: $1,500 (one-time) tuition credit and resident tuition rate during scholarship award period.
    Scholarship Terms & Conditions:
    • Completed an undergraduate engineering degree.
    • JSOM graduate student pursuing a MBA with a concentration in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a MS in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and/or a dual engineering/management graduate degree.
    • Possess an evident entrepreneurial intent as outlined in an application cover letter addressing both career accomplishments and goals.
    • Applicant must have completed 9 semester credit hours of graduate work or more prior to applying and be enrolled in 5 or more semester credit hours in the next semester.
    • Must have demonstrated academic excellence as evidenced by Cumulative GPA at JSOM, minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.5.
    • Submit a completed application form, maintained and made available by scholarship contact.
    • One letter of recommendation from JSOM faculty member (form w/ application packet).
    • A cover letter/personal statement describing entrepreneurial activities, describing prior business or engineering experience, providing evidence of business plan development and business goals.
    • Student must maintain enrollment of 5 semester credit hours during scholarship award period, excluding semesters of internship and degree completion.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
  • Terry W. Conner Leadership and Service Scholarship

    This merit-based support provided by JSOM Advisory Council member, Terry Conner, is for full-time undergraduate or graduate students.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Scholarship Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • Preference given to a student with demonstrated leadership and service experience.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
    Additional application requirements:

    Provide a brief description of your leadership and/or service accomplishments.

  • Yancey Hai Fellowship

    This student support provided by JSOM alumnus Yancey Hai MA’78 is for full-time or part-time graduate students with preference given to international graduate students who received all or part of their preparatory education in Taiwan.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time or part-time graduate students
    • Preference given to international graduate students and students who received all or part of their preparatory education in Taiwan.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.
    Additional application requirements:
    • Provide a brief description of your leadership and/or service accomplishments.
    • Provide a brief description of your primary education in Taiwan and why you decided to pursue a degree at UT Dallas.
  • The Jefflyn Williamson Scholarship

    This scholarship from JSOM Distinguished Alumnus Jefflyn Williamson BS ’84 provides need-based support for full-time undergraduate or graduate students.

    Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student.
    • 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA.
    • Completed a minimum of 30 credit hours and at least two semesters at UT Dallas.
    • FAFSA on file at UT Dallas.
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
    • Students are eligible for this award only once in an academic year.

Scholarship Requirements

Students are STRONGLY encouraged to read the requirements below very carefully before applying for any graduate scholarships:

  • Students are not considered automatically for scholarship awards. Students must apply online to be considered by the JSOM graduate scholarship committee. Scholarships will be awarded until all available funds have been exhausted.
  • Only enrolled JSOM continuing graduate students are eligible to apply and receive continuing Dean’s Excellence and Impact scholarships in which students must have completed at least 2 long semesters (Fall and Spring) of graduate coursework and at least 12 graduate semester credit hours at JSOM prior to the semester of scholarship application. However, occasionally, private donor funds do not require two long semesters. Also, in addition to the minimum requirements, some scholarships may have other requirements or criteria for selection, particularly private donor funds.
  • The Impact scholarship is awarded to enrolled JSOM continuing graduate students who have provided astonishing services and displayed extraordinary impact to JSOM. The Impact scholarship award is not based on student’s involvement in student organization but about giving back in extraordinary ways in improving many aspects of the JSOM.
  • Students MUST maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 and also maintain and practice academic integrity and honesty specifically during the award period. Failure to comply or conducting a violation (e.g., student dishonesty) could results in immediate revocation of any scholarship award and all associated benefits and privileges (including in-state tuition).
  • Non-Texas residents including international students who receive a competitive scholarship of $1,000 or more from JSOM may be eligible for in-state tuition.
  • Scholarships are non-renewable and cannot be combined or stacked with other scholarships awarded by JSOM.
  • Scholarship offers will be sent to students from the JSOM graduate scholarship committee via email.
  • Acceptance of scholarship awards and tuition reductions can result in varying implications to your tax status/situation. Please consult your professional tax advisor to determine the financial implications. You may also contact taxcompliance@utdallas.edu.

Scholarship Deadlines

  • Application Deadlines: Fall Semester, May 20th and Spring Semester, December 5th.
  • Award: $1,000 (one-time) tuition credit during scholarship award period.
  • The results for Fall scholarships for new students will be announced via email by mid-July and for continuing students will be announced by early August.
  • The results for Spring scholarships for new students will be announced via email by mid-December and for continuing students will be announced by early January.