School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

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Scholarships

Welcome to the Natural Sciences & Mathematics (NSM) Scholarship page. Below you will find a comprehensive list of available scholarships organized by department and by classification. At the bottom of the page please find the comprehensive list of scholarships available in alphabetical order.

Department Scholarship Undergraduate Graduate
Chemistry & Biochemistry Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Study Scholarship Fast Track Yes
Mei Lein Fellowship No Yes
Greater Texas Foundation - Alan G. MacDiarmid Removing Educational Barriers Scholarship Yes No
Eric Moore Chemistry Graduate Student Scholarship No Yes
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Scholarship Yes No
Julia Williams Van Ness Merit Scholarship Yes Yes
Geosciences
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Study Scholarship Fast Track Yes
Dallas Gem & Mineral Society Endowed Scholarship Fund Yes Yes
Anton Hales Endowed Fellowship in Geophysics No Yes
Greater Texas Foundation - Alan G. MacDiarmid Removing Educational Barriers Scholarship Yes No
George McMechan Student Support Fund
(Center for Lithospheric Studies)
No Yes
Victor Oppenheim Scholarship Fund Yes Yes
Dr. and Mrs. John G. Scales Endowed Scholarship Fund Yes Yes
Kristian Soegaard Memorial FundYes Yes
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Scholarship Yes No
James B. Urban Scholarship Yes Yes
Dr. Oscar Wilhelm Memorial Student Research Fund No Yes
Julia Williams Van Ness Merit Scholarship Yes Yes
Mathematics Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Study Scholarship Fast Track Yes
Ray Allum Math and Physics Scholarship Fund Yes No
Mei Lein Fellowship No Yes
Greater Texas Foundation - Alan G. MacDiarmid Removing Educational Barriers Scholarship Yes No
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Scholarship Yes No
Julia Williams Van Ness Merit Scholarship Yes Yes
Biological Sciences Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Study Scholarship Fast Track Yes
Daniel L. Harris Biology Scholarship Yes Yes
Mei Lein Fellowship No Yes
Greater Texas Foundation - Alan G. MacDiarmid Removing Educational Barriers Scholarship Yes No
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Scholarship Yes No
Julia Williams Van Ness Merit Scholarship Yes Yes
Physics Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Study Scholarship Fast Track Yes
Ray Allum Math and Physics Scholarship Fund Yes No
William B. Hanson Student Support Fund
(Center for Space Sciences)
No Yes
Mei Lein Fellowship No Yes
Greater Texas Foundation - Alan G. MacDiarmid Removing Educational Barriers Scholarship Yes No
Margie Renfrow Student Support Fund No Yes
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Scholarship Yes No
Julia Williams Van Ness Merit Scholarship Yes Yes
UTeach Dallas Robert Noyce Scholarship Yes No

Below you will find the comprehensive list of scholarships for the School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics. Apply through the Financial Aid Scholarship page. Most applications are accepted January through late March. See each individual application for details. If you have questions about these scholarships please contact:
[email protected].

Please submit completed applications to:

The University of Texas at Dallas
Georgetta Oliver
School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, FN32
800 W. Campbell Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

or in person to Founders North FN 3.120C 

Please do not e-mail your completed applications.

  • About
  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - late March
  • Ray Allum Math and Physics Undergraduate Scholarship Fund

    Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in either Mathematical Sciences or Physics.  Candidates must have earned between 30 credit hours and 45 credit hours and maintained at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average to be considered for this award $1,000 minimum award. 

  • Apply now @ Financial Aid web
  • Deadline:
    December 9, 2016
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Study Scholarship

    The Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program, offered by the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, seeks to answer the demand for a new breed of scientist who has fundamental understanding in the fields of biology, mathematics, statistics and computer science. All applicants for this scholarship must be graduate students or Fast Track undergraduate students at UT Dallas entering this MS program for full time graduate study.

    Dallas Gem & Mineral Society Endowed Scholarship Fund

    Applicants must be Geosciences majors and be enrolled in 12 hours undergraduate or 9 graduate hours. Students must be in good standing with the Department of Geosciences. The scholarship will be awarded on a semester-to-semester basis with a $250 minimum. Preference given to those indicating financial need.

    Anton Hales Endowed Fellowship in Geophysics

    This fellowship is awarded annually to a graduate or doctoral student in geophysics. Applicants must be enrolled in at least nine graduate hours as a Master's or higher student in Geophysics and be in good standing with the Department of Geosciences.

    William B. Hanson Graduate Student Support Fund

    This support fund benefits graduate students specifically enrolled in space and atmospheric sciences and related fields affiliated with the William B. Hanson Center for Space Sciences. Award may include, but is not limited to: student travel to professional meetings, funds for internal laboratory experiments and scholarship grants to PhD students.

  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - late March
  • Daniel L. Harris Biology Scholarship

    Applicants must be full-time students majoring in biology, who demonstrate strong academic abilities. Preference will be given to undergraduates and those indicating financial need.

  • About
  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - late March
  • George McMechan Graduate CLS Student Support Fund

    This support fund benefits geosciences graduate students affiliated with the Center for Lithospheric Studies within the Department of Geosciences. Awards include, but are not limited to, student travel to professional meetings, field trip expenses, and fellowship grants to PhD students who do not qualify for teaching assistant or research assistant support because of the 99 credit hour rule.
  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - late March
  • Mei Lein Fellowship

    Applicants applying for this fellowship must be enrolled full-time as a graduate student in the School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in one of the following basic sciences: physics, chemistry, biology, or mathematics.

    Greater Texas Foundation - Alan G. MacDiarmid Removing Educational Barriers Scholarship

    Applicants applying for this scholarship must be full time UT Dallas undergraduate students majoring in science, math or engineering and be either a graduate of the Nano Explorers Program or actively involved in research or programming with the MacDiarmid Nano Tech Institute. Each applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from the Director of the Institute or a faculty member from math, science or engineering. Preference may be given to those indicating financial need. The committee will weigh such factors as: educational achievement, work experience, community service, extracurricular activities and surmounting obstacles in the pursuit of higher education. The recipient must be a US citizen or permanent resident, or a student who has lived in Texas for at least part of their high school experience.

  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - late March
  • Eric Moore Graduate Chemistry Student Scholarship

    Applicants must be graduate students in the field of chemistry and be either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis.

    Victor Oppenheim Scholarship Fund

    Applicants must be full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students and be in good standing with the Department of Geosciences. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis. Preference will be given to those indicating financial need.

  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - late March
  • Margie Renfrow Graduate Student Support Fund

    Applicants must be graduate students majoring in physics. Awards include, but are not limited to, scholarships, awards for achievement in their program, or other expenses that are related to their studies. Since participating in conferences is essential to the career development of graduate students, a travel award may be made to the student. Only current UT Dallas students or transfers may apply for this award.

    Dr. and Mrs. John G. Scales Endowed Scholarship Fund in Geosciences

    Applicants must be majoring in Geosciences and enrolled in either 12 hours undergraduate or 9 graduate hours and be in good standing with the Department of Geosciences.

    The scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis.

  • About
  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - late March
  • Kristian Soegaard Memorial Fund

    Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and be in good standing with the Department of Geosciences. The scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis. Funds from this award shall be used for undergraduate or graduate students for tuition, fees, books, and/or expenses related to student field trips which further the student's learning and research.

  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - Mid May
  • Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Scholarship Opportunity

    This $1,000 award is open to undergraduate students majoring in any degree program being offered in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics. Among equally qualified applicants, a preference may be given to students with a higher GPA on UT Dallas transcripts. This criterion will not be applied to new students in their first semesters. Among equally qualified applicants, a preference may be given to students who have received all or part of their preparatory education in the country of Korea or have some other connection to or interest in Korea or who are fluent in the Korean language. Candidates who received the award in prior years are eligible to reapply and must submit their latest credentials and fully completed application for consideration.

    James B. Urban Undergraduate Scholarship

    Applicants must be majoring in Geosciences and enrolled in 12 undergraduate hours or 9 graduate hours and be in good standing with the Department of Geosciences.

  • About
  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - late March
  • Dr. Oscar Wilhelm Memorial Graduate Student Research Fund

    Applicants must be graduate students within the Geosciences program. The fund will be given through loans or grants in connection with travel expenses, drafting, preparation, reporting, and delivering of theses and dissertations and other research papers not covered by tuition which further such students' learning and research.

  • Apply @ Financial Aid web January - late March
  • Julia Williams Van Ness Merit Scholarship

    Applicants must be enrolled full-time at UT Dallas and majoring in the natural or mathematical sciences and have a minimum of 60 credit hours (from either UT Dallas or be transfers from another accredited institution) The selection of the awardee(s) will be made on the basis of scholastic merit.

    UTeach Dallas Robert F. Noyce Scholarships

    Noyce recipients commit to teaching in a high need public school district. For every semester awarded, recipients must teach one year. If the teaching obligation is not met, the scholarship must be repaid. Noyce Fellows have 6 years to meet the teaching obligation after completing the Student Teaching semester. Please see further details and apply at UTeach Dallas Noyce Scholarship page.

     

    • Updated: December 2, 2016