College of Engineering and Computer Science

Summer 2014 Research Experience for Undergraduate Students

The UTCRS will provide undergraduate engineering students the opportunity to participate in a research-intensive ten-week program. Selected applicants for this program will work closely with faculty members, graduate students, and undergraduate mentors on current research projects, make short presentations to their peers during program meetings, make a formal poster presentation of their research experience at the end of the program, and submit a written, final report describing the results of their research.

Internship Application

Latino Americans Scholarship.

KMBH has partnered with WETA public television to raise awareness of Latino Americans history and are offering 3 scholarships. In order to qualify, submit a written or video essay on "What it means for me to be a Latino American". Deadline: October 7th,2013.

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Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars Program

Due to the generosity of the Coca-Cola Foundation, we have created the Coca Cola First Generation Scholars program at UT Pan-American. Scholarships are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study, or until graduation, whichever comes first. Recipients must maintain a 2.8 cumulative institutional GPA to continue in the program. The program will target incoming freshmen whose parents or siblings have not attended a college or university prior to the applicant's enrollment at UTPA. Award amount will be up to $6,125 annually.

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15 Hour Cash Back Program

15 Hour Cash Back is an incentive program designed to encourage students to enroll in 15 hours per semester and graduate in 4 years. Students that meet the eligibility requirements can receive up to $500 during each regular semester (fall or spring)

To be eligible to receive the 15 Hour Cash Back award, students must:

  • Be in a degree seeking program towards a first Bachelor's degree
  • Have a 2.5 cumulative institutional GPA
  • Complete 15 hours that count towards your degree during the prior regular semester (fall/spring)
  • Be enrolled for 15 hours during the current regulars semester (fall/spring)
  • Not have tuition, fees and book costs fully covered by scholarships or grants.

There is no application for the 15 Hour Cash Back program. Students that meet the requirements after Fall grades post will be automatically identified and the award posted.

To learn how you can receive up to a $500 award please contact the Student Financial Services Office at 956-665-2501 or visit

VAMOS/UTPA Endowed Scholarship Program

The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation and Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships (VAMOS) have partnered to create the VAMOS/UTPA Endowed Scholarship Program. Scholarships are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study, or until graduation, whichever comes first. Award amount will be determined by a student's unmet financial need, as determined by the UTPA Financial Aid Office, not to exceed the annual amount awarded through the VAMOS Scholarship program, administered by the VAMOS Board of Directors.

How to Apply

Texas Department of Transportation Conditional Grant Program

The Conditional Grant Program provides financial assistance to eligible economically disadvantaged students interested in working for the Texas Department of Transportation.

The Conditional Grant Program is available to eligible students pursuing a degree in civil engineering.

The grant consists of tuition, fees and stipend. The grant amount is a maximum of $3,000 each semester or $6,000 per year.

Learn more and apply for this opportunity.