Undergraduate Scholarships


Undergraduate Scholarships at the Jindal School

The Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) awards some merit-based scholarships to undergraduate students in both the fall and spring semesters. Each scholarship may have specific requirements based on the purpose of the scholarship, including: academic performance, area of study, residency status, community service and level of campus involvement. We will consider students for any scholarship that is currently funded and for which they qualify.

Do You Have Any Questions About Undergraduate Scholarships?Our school has an officially appointed Scholarship Committee that reviews applications and, depending on the availability of funds, makes awards to the candidates who best satisfy the scholarship’s criteria and intent.

Important Notes

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  • Incoming Freshman
  • Continuing and Transfer Students
  • Other Undergraduate Scholarships
  • UT Dallas Academic Excellence Scholarships

    UT Dallas offers several hundred Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) each year to incoming first-time-in-college freshman students. The application for admission to the University serves as the AES application. Prospective students admitted by March 1st will be reviewed automatically for AES awards.

    There are five levels of AES Scholarship:

    • Academic Achievement Scholarship
    • Academic Distinction Scholarship
    • Academic National Achievement Scholarship
    • Academic National Hispanic Scholarship
    • Academic Honors Scholarship

    To learn more, please check out the UT Dallas AES webpage

  • National Merit Finalists

    The Honors College coordinates with the University’s National Merit Scholarship Division to offer special scholarships to students who are National Merit Finalists. Click here for more information about these awards.

  • Jindal School of Management Scholarship Awards

    The scholarship application is open to all first-time-in-college freshmen who have been admitted to UT Dallas as a Jindal School of Management undergraduate major. All applicants must apply via our online application link. Incoming freshmen who have been awarded University Level scholarships are eligible provided that their total university level award does not exceed $5,500 per semester. JSOM Freshmen Excellence Scholarships will be awarded to exceptional candidates on a competitive basis and will be offered to selected recipients until all funds are exhausted. Recipients of the award will receive $2,000 for each for the fall and spring semesters during their freshmen year totaling $4,000. The JSOM Freshmen Excellence Scholarship is not renewable beyond the first academic year. Recipients can apply for the Dean’s Excellence Scholarship for an opportunity for continued scholarship support beyond their first year. Criteria:

    • Student must take at least 15 hours per semester.
    • SAT/ACT scores, class rank, activities, achievements, leadership positions will be considered.
    • Student must be graduating from a US high school
      Priority Deadline 1/15/15 for 14 day response
      Final deadline 2/13/15
    Download the application.
  • Information Technology and Systems Scholarship, Fall 2015

    Application Deadline: Friday, May 15, 2015
    Application: Download
    Contact: Dawn Owens
    Award: $1,500
    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • 2015 graduate of a Texas high school or home school
    • SAT score of 1225 or greater in math and critical reading
    • Accepted to The University of Texas at Dallas for fall 2015 and declared major of Information Technology and Systems
    • Financial need as represented from the FAFSA/Family Income (must be on file at UT Dallas)
    • Texas resident

New Students

  • Applications for scholarship are evaluated after an offer of admission has been extended by UT Dallas.
  • Some scholarships are renewable, and terms will be included in your scholarship offer email.

All Students

  • To receive your scholarship, you must be enrolled in a minimum of 15 semester credit hours per semester.
  • In addition to the minimum requirements, some scholarships may have other requirements or criteria for selection.

Mailing Address

The University of Texas at Dallas
Naveen Jindal School of Management
800 West Campbell Road, SM43
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Attn: Dr. Marilyn Kaplan, Associate Dean

  • Angelica Barriga Scholarship

    This need-based scholarship funded by JSOM alum Angelica Barriga BS’03; MBA’08 is for full-time undergraduate students.

    Award: $1,000 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
    • FAFSA on file
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • 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 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
    • FAFSA on file
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    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.

  • Accounting Program Fund

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

    Award: $1,000 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • BKD Accounting Scholarship

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

    Award: $1,000 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Business Navigators Scholarship

    Provided by the DFW Chapter of Business Navigators Dallas, this scholarship is for a full-time, first-generation undergraduate student with financial need and demonstrated leadership capability. This is a multi-year scholarship.

    Award: $2,500 Award per term for 4 years (provided student maintains requirements)
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • A demonstrated track record in community service activities
    • Graduation from a Texas High School
    • High academic performance in high school
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    Additional application requirements:
    1. In 750 word essay, explain why you believe servant leadership is an effective management tool and how you have served others in your life.
    2. Provide a letter of recommendation from a representative of a community service organization explaining how you have behaved as a student leader.
    3. Provide two letters of recommendation from high school teachers and/or counselors.
    4. Supply a list of books you have read on the subject of servant leadership.
  • Charles and Christina Quinn Award for Jindal School Veterans

    Charles Quinn EMBA ’08 and his wife Christina BS ’12 established this award to provide additional support for full-time undergraduate students with Veteran status.

    Award: $1,100 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • Preference given to Veterans who earned a campaign medal for overseas service or served in one of the following:
      Army Special Forces or Rangers, Air Force Special Operations, Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance,
      or Navy Special Warfare or Combatant Craft units
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    Additional application requirements:

    In 400 words or less, describe your military service. Include any awards or honors received and descriptions of overseas service.

  • 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: Already Awarded For Fall 2015
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • Completion or current enrollment in at least one real estate course
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    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.

  • Ebby Halliday Scholarship for Real Estate

    Funds from this endowment are used to provide support for full-time undergraduate students who are studying real estate.

    Award: $1,000 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • Completion or current enrollment in at least one real estate course
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    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.

  • EMBA Class of 2011 Scholarship

    This scholarship, provided by members of the EMBA class of 2011, provides need-based support for Veterans or dedicated community volunteers who are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at the Jindal School of Management.

    Award: $1,000 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
    • Verifiable credentials of having served honorably in the U.S. Military or having performed volunteer community service
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    Additional application requirements:

    In 400 words or less, describe your community service or your military service.

  • Gary L. Tillett Scholarship

    This support provided by Jindal School alumnus Gary Tillett BS ’82 is for full-time undergraduate students with financial need.

    Award: Not Available Fall 2015
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • FAFSA on file
    • 3.3 minimum cumulative GPA if current UT Dallas student; 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA if incoming freshman
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Karla and Hassan Al-Tabatabaie Scholarship

    This support provided by Jindal School alumnus Hassan Al-Tabatabaie BS ’89; MS ‘95 is for full-time or part-time undergraduate students.

    Award: $1,000 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time or part-time undergraduate student
  • Lars Magnus Ericsson Scholarship in Management

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

    Award: $1,000 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Liberty Mutual Scholarship for Sales

    This award is for full-time undergraduate students in sales. (This award requires a separate application through the Center for Professional Sales).

    Award: Already Awarded
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • Completion of MKT 3330, Introduction to Sales
    • Enrolled in a sales class for the semester of the award
    • Preference given to student working toward USCA Certified Sales designation
    • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • McAfee, Inc. Scholarship for Sales

    This award is for full-time undergraduate students in sales. (This award requires a separate application through the Center for Professional Sales).

    Award: Already Awarded
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • Completion of MKT 3330, Introduction to Sales
    • Enrolled in a sales class for the semester of the award
    • Preference given to student working toward USCA Certified Sales designation
    • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • 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 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    Additional application requirements:

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

  • Southwest Securities Scholarship

    This endowment was established to provide merit-based support for full-time undergraduate students.

    Award: $1,000 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA
    • Must be junior or senior
  • 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 Available
    Application: Apply
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
    • Preference given to a student with demonstrated leadership and service experience
    Additional application requirements:

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

  • Texas Capital Bank Scholarship for Sales

    This award is for full-time undergraduate students in sales. (This award requires a separate application through the Center for Professional Sales).

    Award: Already Awarded
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • Completion of MKT 3330, Introduction to Sales
    • Enrolled in a sales class for the semester of the award
    • Preference given to student working toward USCA Certified Sales designation
    • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Tom James Company Scholarship for Sales

    This award is for full-time undergraduate students in sales. (This award requires a separate application through the Center for Professional Sales).

    Award: Already Awarded
    Criteria:
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • Completion of MKT 3330, Introduction to Sales
    • Enrolled in a sales class for the semester of the award
    • Preference given to student working toward USCA Certified Sales designation
    • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • 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: Already Awarded
    Criteria:
    • 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
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Naveen Jindal Student Support Fund, Fall 2015

    Application Deadline: Friday, July 31, 2015
    Application: Download

    The Naveen Jindal Student Support Fund was established by alum Naveen Jindal as part of his generous support of the Jindal School of Management. This scholarship is open to all degree-seeking undergraduate domestic students in the Jindal School of Management who have successfully completed at least 12 semester credit hours. A preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have a current FAFSA on file with the Office of Financial Aid. FAFSA applications may be completed at https://fafsa.ed.gov. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 – $2,000.

  • Accounting Program Scholarship

    Application Deadline: September 04, 2015
    Application: Apply

    This is a $1,000 scholarship for the fall 2015. Meeting minimum requirements is not a guarantee of a scholarship award.

    Minimum Criteria

    • JSOM undergraduate student currently enrolled who has completed at least three upper-level accounting courses or will have completed three upper level accounting courses by end of fall 2015 semester.
    • A preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have a current FAFA on file with the Office of Financial Aid. utdallas.edu/student/finaid/
    • Must be a citizen of the United State or legal permanent resident

    Application packet MUST include:

    • This scholarship application, fully completed and signed.
    • A FAFSA on file with the Office of Financial Aid
    • A copy of your updated resume [in JSOM Career Management Center template format
    • A personal narrative of 500 words or fewer on why this scholarship is important to you. Relate it to your educational and career goals.

    Only COMPLETE applications received prior to the posted deadline will be considered by the selection committee.