RSA Undergraduate Scholarship
Eight of these scholarships are awarded each year to undergraduate students majoring in rehabilitation studies and who make a commitment to pursue employment in support of the State-Federal Vocational Rehabilitation Programs. This scholarship, which is designed to cover student tuition and fees is made possible through support from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Service Administration.
Social Work/Title IVE Child Welfare Scholarship
Eight of these scholarships are awarded each year to undergraduate students majoring in social work. The purpose of the scholarship is to help train and educate students for careers in Child Protective Services (CPS). The stipend requires only that a student work for a CPS agency upon graduation for one year. Please contact Brenda Sweeten for more information.
Fannie Belle Gaupp Scholarship
An annual award of $300 made to the outstanding social work major of the year selected by the social work program faculty. Scholarship is named in honor of the founding social work director who provided many years of professional leadership. This award recognizes scholarship, participation in social work activities, leadership and character, as well as the potential for future contributions in the field. All social work majors at UNT are eligible for this scholarship. Please note that there is no application for this scholarship.
The Jennifer Wells Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Rehabilitation Counseling
This fund is in honor of Jennifer Alexis Wells to provide scholarships for Rehabilitation Counseling graduate students who demonstrate their commitment to community volunteering and to advocating for persons with disabilities. Applicants must meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the department in effect at the time of any award, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, maintain full time enrollment as established by the University (unless the student is nearing completion of their degree program and does not need full time enrollment), demonstrate eligibility for need-based financial assistance as determined by FAFSA and submit an essay.
Ft. Worth Area Texas Rehabilitation Association Scholarship
An annual award to an undergraduate junior, senior, or graduate Rehabilitation majors who has outstanding academic performance (3.0 GPA) and is enrolled full-time.
The Dan Minahan Memorial Scholarship
To honor Dan Minahan III, 1984 bachelor of science graduate of Rehabilitation Studies program, and a long time supporter of all the intercollegiate athletics programs at the University. This fund is to offer scholarship assistance and program support to students involved with physical and psychological rehabilitation issues.
Ken Miner Scholarship
An annual award of $200 to undergraduate juniors and seniors and graduate rehabilitation majors who are clearly outstanding in terms of academic performance. Recipients must be enrolled full-time and have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is named in honor of Ken Miner, chair and faculty member of the department who provided many years of professional leadership. Applications are available in the Rehabilitation, Social Work and Addictions Office in February of each year and are accepted through March 5th.
Link to the application: https://pacs.unt.edu/scholarship-application