Undergraduate Scholarships

The Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) awards some merit-based scholarships to undergraduate (including fast-track) 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.

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

  • Continuing and fast-track students and incoming transfer students must apply for competitively awarded scholarships.
  • Periodically, other scholarships become available that may have different requirements.
  • Most of our scholarships cannot be combined with other scholarships awarded by the school.
  • Applications from new students who are enrolling for the first time and who meet the scholarship criteria will be reviewed as offers of admission are extended by UT Dallas. Students will be notified after the Scholarship Committee has finalized decisions.
  • Applications from continuing and fast-track students will be reviewed and students will be notified of scholarship decisions after the established deadline for that semester. Students are usually notified whether or not they are granted an award by email to their UT Dallas email account. Scholarship applicants are also notified of their status by email usually prior to the university’s payment deadline date for the new semester.

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  • 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.

  • Management Information Systems Scholarship
  • Deadline to apply: May 16, 2014
    Award amount: $1,500

    Incoming freshman students who meet the criteria below are invited to apply for this scholarship. Download application.

    • 2014 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 2014 and declared Management Information Systems as your major
    • Texas resident

JSOM requires that the following materials be submitted to apply for scholarships:

  • Applicants must complete and sign the scholarship application form and submit other required materials.
  • Applicants must have an outstanding academic record as evidenced by their SAT score, high school GPA, transfer GPA, or GPA on JSOM undergraduate course work. Student involvement, work experience and community service are taken into consideration.

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.

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  • Real Estate Scholarships – Spring 2015
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, December 18
    Application: Download
    Scholarship Contact: Dr. Randall S. Guttery.
    Award: $1,000 (multiple scholarships available)

    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:

    • JSOM undergraduate or graduate student
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3
    • Currently enrolled in or have completed at least one JSOM real estate class

    Scholarship Deadline

    The Fall 2015 deadline is April 15th, 2015

  • His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin Saheb Education Scholarship
  • Education Scholarship – Spring 2015
    Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (emailed or postmarked)
    Application: Download
    Scholarship Contact: Caroline Mandel
    Award: $1,000

    Requirements, Terms & Conditions:
    • Enrolled full-time (12 hours or more) at the Jindal School of Management for spring 2015.
    • Minimum GPA 3.75
    • Open to all qualified undergraduate and graduate students irrespective of citizenship or permanent resident status.
    • Meeting minimum criteria requirements is not a guarantee of a scholarship award.
    • Among equally qualified applicants, preference may be given to an applicant who is active in the Muslim Students Association at UT Dallas AND has (a) completed all or part of his/her preparatory education in India, (b) has a connection to India or (c) has an interest in India.

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