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COEHD Scholarships





      • The awards are disbursed in fall and are intended to cover students' tuition and fees
      • These scholarships are intended for current Undergraduates, Post-Baccalaureate and Master's level students in COEHD

      • Students from other UTSA Colleges may apply only if enrolled in the Teacher Certification Program at COEHD
      • Please click on the links below for application forms and other requirements
      • ALL SCHOLARSHIPS LISTED ARE PENDING AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS



Fall Scholarships


Scholarships open January to March

Awards in the fall semester




The Academy for Teacher Excellence Scholarship

- Undergraduate students in their student teaching semester – must be a member of ATE TALC/TAILC and show financial need

- Application


The Dewey Davis, Ph.D., First Professor at UTSA, Endowed Scholarship 

- Undergraduate students seeking secondary science certification in their student teaching semester

- Application 


The Onderdonk Family Memorial Scholarship

- Undergraduate students in their student teaching semester 

- Application 



BESO Scholarships

- The Guadalupe Harber Scholarship, The Rodolfo Jacobson Scholarship, The Riojas Family Memorial Scholarship - Undergraduate students seeking bilingual teaching certificate – Must be a member of BESO

- Application



The Harold T. and H. Joyce Cook Scholarship

- Undergraduate students pursuing an IDS degree and seeking teacher certification at the elementary (EC-6th or 4-8) level. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and Financial Need.



The Carol Fitzgerald Dodge Endowed Scholarship

- Undergraduate or post-baccalaureate students seeking teacher certification in Language Arts, Foreign Languages, Math or Science. Post-baccalaureate students seeking certification in such areas as counselor, principal or superintendent certification may also apply. Must have full-time status, (12 semester hours for undergraduates and 9 semester hours for post-bac); Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and Financial Need.

- Application 



Dr. Arcadia Lopez Endowed Scholarship

- Undergraduate or post-baccalaureate students seeking teacher certification in Bilingual Education

- Application 



The Angie Martinez Memorial Scholarship

- Undergraduate students pursuing an IDS degree-seeking teacher certification at the elementary (EC-6th or 4-8) level. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and Financial Need.

- Application 



The Jodie W. McCarley Scholarship for Future Coaches of Female Athletes

- Undergraduate students seeking a B.S. in Kinesiology with Teacher Certification and emphasis in P.E., with the intent of becoming coaches of female athletes.

- Application 



The Albar and Englantina Pena Memorial Scholarship

- Undergraduate students seeking bilingual teaching certificate; Member of BESO.

- Application 



The Endowed Pythagoras Scholarship for Math Teachers

- Undergraduate students, seeking high school math certification

- Application 



The Katie N. Reed Endowed Scholarship

- Undergraduate COEHD students and entering Freshmen. COS and COLFA majors with Teacher Certification. Must be First Generation College Students. Minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and Financial Need.

- Application 



The Dianna Lynn Tidwell Endowed Scholarship

- Undergraduate students seeking special education certification. Open to ALL Texas high school graduates in the Special Education Certification Track at COEHD. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

- Application 



The Belinda Villarreal-Nelson Memorial Scholarship

- Undergraduate students interested in becoming educators in the following areas: English, Math, Science, Bilingual Education, Special Education

- Application   

  



Graduate Scholarships


The Albar Pena Memorial Scholarship

- Master level students seeking bilingual teaching certificate; Member of BESO

- Application 


The Carol Fitzgerald Dodge Endowed Scholarship

- Master level or post-baccalaureate students seeking teacher certification in such areas as counselor, principal or superintendent may also apply. Must have full-time status, (9 semester hours) full-time requirement is waived with proof of full-time employment; Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and Financial Need.

- Application 




Spring Scholarships


Scholarships open late August to late October

Awards in the spring semester


Baptist Health Foundation Scholarship for Nutrition and Dietetics

- Full-time undergraduate senior or post-baccalaureate students enrolled in the B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics; Minimum overall cumulative 3.0 GPA; Financial Need.



The Academy for Teacher Excellence Scholarship

- Undergraduate students in their student teaching semester – must be a member of ATE TALC/TAILC and show financial need


The Dewey Davis, Ph.D., First Professor at UTSA, Endowed Scholarship 

- Undergraduate students seeking secondary science certification in their student teaching semester


The Onderdonk Family Memorial Scholarship

- Undergraduate students in their student teaching semester 



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