The Voertman-Ardoin Memorial Scholarship | College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Voertman-Ardoin Memorial Scholarship

Recipient of scholarship will be chosen based on overall achievement.

To be considered for the Voertman-Ardoin Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following requirements:

  1. Complete the scholarship application form and submit email address of Professor/Instructor for letter of recommendation, (UNT Professor/Instructor is preferred), transcripts of all collegework (these can be unofficial) or high school work (entering freshman only), along with a narrative statement.

  2. Meet minimum entrance and academic performance standards of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences in effect at the time of any award and demonstrate academic promise in one of the majors offered by the College

  3. Maintain full-time enrollment majoring within an undergraduate College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences academic program at the University, unless the applicant has less than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in his/her degree program.

  4. Preference will be given to students majoring in English or Philosophy.

  5. Preference will be given to first generation students.

  6. Provide letter of recommendation from person familiar with the applicant's academic work, work ethic, or personal strength. You are only obtaining one letter, so make sure your contact is someone who can provide the strongest possible recommendation.

  7. Narrative statement should be one page (single spaced) describing your academic background, career aspirations, extracurricular interests, and how this scholarship would benefit you.

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Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year have closed. We will begin accepting applications for the 2025-2026 academic year in August 2024.