Funding, Eligibility and Application Information

Engineering Scholar Awards

Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Scholarships

Students are required to submit official SAT or ACT test scores, as well as official high school transcripts, to be considered for merit-based scholarships. For need-based scholarships, you must have a Free Application for Student Aid on file with the UA Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.

Please review the official terms and conditions through Scholarships & Financial aid

 

Engineering Scholar Awards

Eligibility

  • National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists & Finalists
  • National Hispanic Scholars
  • National African American Scholars 
  • National Indigenous Scholars 
  • National Rural and Small Town Scholars 
  • Flinn Scholar Semifinalists
  • Flinn Scholar Finalists

Packages

  • National Merit Semifinalist - $1,000 per year
  • National Merit Finalist - $1,000 per year
  • National Hispanic Scholar  - $1,000 per year
  • National African American Scholars - $1,000 per year
  • National Indigenous Scholars - $1,000 per year
  • National Rural and Small Town Scholars - $1,000 per year
  • Flinn Scholar Semifinalists - $1,000 per year
  • Flinn Scholar Finalists - $1,000 per year

Renewal Criteria

  • Remain in a College of Engineering academic program with demonstrated academic progress.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • College of Engineering must be primary college.
  • May be renewed for up to three years.

Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Scholarships

The Thomas R. Brown Scholarship is awarded to a select group of first-year engineering students - who are also National Scholars or Flinn Semi/Finalists - who display excellence in academic and extracurricular endeavors. This scholarship is made possible by the generosity of the Thomas R. Brown Foundation. Tom Brown, co-founder of Burr-Brown, led the company to worldwide prominence in the development, manufacturing and marketing of data conversion and mixed signal integrated circuits. Texas Instruments acquired Burr-Brown in 2000 for an amount that still holds the record for an Arizona-grown entrepreneurial endeavor.

Eligibility

  • National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists & Finalists
  • National Hispanic Scholars
  • National African American Scholars 
  • National Indigenous Scholars 
  • National Rural and Small Town Scholars 
  • Flinn Scholar Semifinalists
  • Flinn Scholar Finalists

Package

The Thomas R. Brown Scholarship is a $5,000/year award, renewable for four-years (upon verification of renewal criteria). The award is stackable with UA-awarded merit scholarships. However, the scholarship supersedes the College of Engineering National Scholars $1,000 award. 

The Thomas R. Brown is awarded to eligible incoming engineering students, via a selective application process and review. Please read below for more information regarding application timelines and renewal criteria.

Application

The application for the Thomas R. Brown Scholarship is available here.  


Renewal Criteria

  • Remain in a College of Engineering academic program with demonstrated academic progress.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. (Scholarship can be renewed at $1,000 if 3.0 to 3.5 GPA is maintained.)
  • College of Engineering must be primary college.
contact For more information on incoming freshman scholarships, please contact Leslie Grignon at 520.626.6218, or by email.
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