Jack Atkins Education Scholarship

Purpose: A fund to provide scholarships to full-time Interdisciplinary Studies students who graduated from Denton ISD high schools.


  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment as established by the University, unless the student in nearing completion of his or her degree program and does
    not need full-time enrollment;
  3. Enroll as a full-time student majoring in Early Childhood - 6; or Grades 4 - 8; in the event no applicant meets this criterion, then students enrolling full-time in the College of Education will be eligible for consideration;
  4. Demonstrate eligibility for need-based financial assistance as determined by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    (FAFSA) or its successor;
  5. Be a graduate of any Denton Independent School District high school; in the event no applicant meets this criterion, then applicants who are graduates of any other high school in Denton County will be eligible for consideration and;
  6. Preference will be given to first-generation college students, as reported on the scholarship application.