Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarship


We are currently not accepting submissions for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Please check back in January – February, 2018.

The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation assists future business leaders with pursuing their degrees in Texas schools through a scholarship program.

The Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarship is open to ALL UT Dallas Students—both Graduate and Undergraduate—as long as they meet the Eligibility Requirements.

Questions can be directed to tbhf-scholarship@utdallas.edu.

TBHF Scholarship Application
  • Eligibility and Requirements
  • Scholarship Process

Eligibility and Requirements

(Exceptions may be made for especially outstanding students. Financial need may be considered, but is not a requirement for application.)

  • Exhibits entrepreneurial aspirations and demonstrates a propensity for leadership and entrepreneurial achievements
  • Exhibits leadership traits in academic and campus activities
  • Has outstanding moral character
  • Good academic credentials (3.0 or above preferred, with strong affinity for entrepreneurship)
  • Will be enrolled during the 2017-2018 academic year (Exceptions will be made for students enrolled in a non-standard or accelerated academic program as arranged with the Dean and approved by TBHF.)
  • Is a U.S. Citizen, planning to pursue a career in Texas (Non-citizens can apply if citizenship paperwork is being processed. NOTE: Applicant must be a US Citizen by the date of the 2nd Interview.)
  • Willing to personally complete the forms as requested
  • Able to attend the Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Induction Dinner (Tentative Date: October 2017, San Antonio, TX)
  • Willing to travel for interviews as needed
  • If selected, be a steward of the TBHF Scholarship Program and maintain engagement through campus involvement, social media, attendance at area events, etc.

Scholarship Process

  1. Please submit the completed Scholarship Application Form with all supporting documents to the UT Dallas Jindal School of Management Dean’s Office (Attn: TBHF Scholarship Committee) in a packet/envelope or email to tbhf-scholarship@utdallas.edu by 5:00 pm on Friday, February 10, 2017.

    Supporting documents include:
    • A one page narrative (signed and dated) answering the question:
      How have you demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and business leadership, what are your future goals, and why do you plan to pursue a career specifically in Texas?
    • Current Resume
    • Most Recent Transcript (electronic, scanned, and unofficial copies acceptable)
    • Professional Headshot
  2. Submitted applications will be reviewed by the UTD TBHF Scholarship committee.
  3. Potential candidates will be contacted for interview. Each interview will last 30 minutes.
  4. Finalists selected will be recommended to the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation for interview.
  5. Selection of the scholarship recipients is slated to be announced in May. Please note that participation in the final rounds of the selection process does not guarantee that a scholarship will be awarded.