Funds for Graduate Students
Explore the scholarship and grant options below to find funding opportunities for Graduate Students.
Emerging Graduate Scholarship
These funds were made possible by the Gala Fundraiser for new, incoming graduate students.
The award of $1,000 will be given to seven (7) students, totaling $7,000. These awards
will be given in two (2) consecutive semesters in the amount of $500 per semester
(fall or spring), if he/she has a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.5 or better.
Basic Criteria: Students must have applied and been admitted to an ATU graduate program prior to May 15, 2017. Intends to begin their graduate studies the summer or fall 2017 semester. This scholarship award will be posted to the selected recipients account. Students receiving a graduate assistantship will not be eligible for these awards.
Application Process: Submit a maximum one-page, typed writing sample that describes your need for this award and share your career goals. In addition, a resume and a completed recommendation form must be submitted for a complete application. The recommendation form can be completed by one of the following individuals: an advisor (academic/co-curricular), faculty member, or current supervisor (if employed). All application materials must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to 11:59PM (CST) on May 15, 2017.
Out-of-State (Non-Resident) Tuition Fee Waiver
This award was established for international students and students residing outside of Arkansas. The programs eligible are Master of Science in Engineering for Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Engineering for Mechanic Engineering, Master of Science in Information Technology, and Master of Science in Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Student must be a new, incoming student to one of the eligible graduate programs and must be admitted unconditionally to the Graduate College and program. International students must meet admission requirements set by IMSSO. The newly admitted student must have a 3.0 GPA and meet a minimum score of a 150 on the Quantitative section of the GRE (EMHS students are excluded from the GRE requirement). A statement of a research interest and/or topic must be provided (no more than 250 words), and will need to submit the statement with their admission materials. International students will submit admission materials to the IMSSO Office. Domestic students will submit admission materials to the Graduate College. Please find more information about the Out-of-State Tuition Fee Waiver on our website.
Arkansas Tech Foundation Scholarships