Scholarship Opportunities

Help our young, aspiring student entrepreneurs by contributing to the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scholarship Fund. Contributions support scholarships for students in innovation and entrepreneurship degree programs at UT Dallas.

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freshbenies Scholarship for Entrepreneurship

Offered To: Undergraduate Students

This support is provided by freshbenies, a company founded by Jindal School alumnus Heidi Rasmussen (BA ’91) and her husband Reid to support undergraduate students studying entrepreneurship at JSOM.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellowship

Offered To: Graduate Students

This award supports graduate students enrolled in Innovation and Entrepreneurship programs at UTD.

Lars Magnus Ericsson Fellowship in Management

Offered To: All Students

Established by Ericsson, in honor of its founder Lars Magnus Ericsson, this award is designated for full-time graduate students at JSOM and undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Information Technology and Systems.

Peter Buffett Scholarship

Offered To: All Students

The scholarship was created as part of the annual Scholarship Breakfast event.

Saadia Sheikh Scholarship/Fellowship for Entrepreneurship

Offered To: All Students

Saadia Sheikh, BS’09 Vice President E. Smith Realty Saadia Sheikh is passionate about many things and one of them is entrepreneurship. Just a few years after graduating from JSOM, her passion has translated into a thriving career in commercial real estate. In 2016, Saadia decided to give back to JSOM students pursuing degrees in entrepreneurship to encourage and support the next generation of entrepreneurs.

The Claire and Terry Rock Scholarship

Offered To: Graduate Students

A $1500 merit-based scholarship for students with an engineering degree that are pursuing an MSIE or MBA with an I&E concentration.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Paul Nichols

Executive Director