Manufacturing Engineering


Excellence and Departmental Scholarship

When completing this application, the student is applying for over 300 institutional scholarships. It is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. International students are also encouraged to apply.

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Top Achieving Scholars

The Top Achieving Scholars program works with academically talented and financially disadvantaged students to help them succeed in their college career and beyond. Scholars will receive special tutoring, mentoring, professional development, and service opportunities. The scholarship will be renewable for up to four years dependent on student academic performance.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, the candidate must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Be either U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.
  • Be enrolled at UTPA as a first-time freshman and declare Engineering or Computer Science as their major.
  • Qualify for financial aid.
  • Be an undergraduate student registered full-time for the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Be a high school valedictorian or salutatorian and/or have a demonstrated academic talent and interest in their education, and significant involvement in extracurricular activities.

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Robert Noyce Scholarship Program

Through a strong collaboration involving UT-Pan American’s College of Science and Mathematics and the College of Education and several independent school districts in the south Texas region, the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program at UT-Pan American, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), aims to address the acute shortage of highly-qualified and certified high school chemistry and physics teachers in the South Texas region by enabling Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors to obtain a BS in Physical Science or BS in Physics or BS in Chemistry degree with 8-12 teaching certification.

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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.

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