Smita and Ajay Mehta Autism Intervention Scholarship

Purpose: A fund in honor of Smita and Ajay Mehta to support UNT students pursuing a PhD or master's degree in in Special Education (Autism). It can assist to defray expenses toward tuition and/or dissertation research.

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the university and the college with a GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  2. Preference will be given to graduate students who are individuals with ASD or parent of a child with ASD as long as the eligibility criteria are met; if no one meets the criteria, then any Special Education PhD student is eligible;
  3. 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;
  4. Students with completed 12 hours or more of dissertation are not eligible to apply.