Melinda Jayne Villegas Memorial Scholarship

The Melinda Jayne Villegas Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of GE2MS graduate, Melinda Villegas, who passed away suddenly during her first years in the classroom. In order to qualify for this scholarships, students must be a STEM major pursuing teacher certification (UTeachSA). Students are eligible to apply the April before their clinical teaching semester (fall or spring). Students must have a 2.5 or greater cumulative GPA.

College of Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a student participating in the UTeachSA STEM Teacher Preparation Program?
  2. Will you be clinical teaching in Fall 2025 or Spring 2026?
  3. Please upload your essay about what you hope to learn during your student teaching semester.