Transfer Academy for Tomorrow’s Engineers (TATE) 2018 application now open

The UTSA Office of P-20 Initiatives and the College of Engineering have formed a collaborative partnership with the Alamo Colleges predicated on intervention strategies designed to increase the academic success students majoring in engineering with interest in transferring to UTSA.

Both institutions are committed to preparing students by creating paths of study that provide a seamless transition from Alamo Colleges to the UTSA College of Engineering.

Three Goals:

  • Form a collaborative partnership between UTSA College of Engineering and Alamo Colleges to
    increase the number of transfer students who pursue an engineering degree.
  • Improve students’ knowledge of bioenergy, natural resources, environment, agriculture economics and
    rural development topics and research.
  • Enable students to make significant contributions to current challenges and work effectively on a
    research group by providing experiential learning internships

Selection is based upon the completed student application, student resume, transcript and personal statement. In
order to apply, students must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of a 2.9 and must transfer to UTSA
and complete a degree in engineering.

** Additional selection criteria will be used to evaluate the U-GREAT candidates for the summer internships.

TATE & U-GREAT Program Eligibility – A student is eligible to participate in the TATE Scholars

Program if the student meets all the following requirements:

  • Declared engineering major (Electrical/Computer, Mechanical, Civil/Environmental Engineering)
  • Must meet & fulfill all UTSA admission requirements
  • Must plan to attend/transfer to UTSA Fall 2018
  • 2.9 cumulative GPA at time of transfer & have successfully completed Physics I (2425)
  • Must have earned a minimum of 30 credit hours at an Alamo College.
  • Must be in good academic standing with previous institution
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Submit a completed application

TATE & U-GREAT Program Requirements

    • Mandatory attendance & completion of summer program
      • (June 4 – June 27, 2018 – UTSA Main Campus – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm)
    • Completion of all summer program assignments
    • Completion of group presentation & final paper submission
    • Interest in sustainability and green energy research & technical writing
    • Attend UTSA Fall 2018 ($ 1,000 scholarship awarded after completion of summer program)
      • U-GREAT applicants will complete a 4-week research experience on site at a UTSA laboratory July 2 – July 27, 2018 (tentatively)
        • ($1,600 stipend for summer internship – subject to change)
        • Present a conference style poster on lessons learned and complete evaluation survey

Please deliver, mail, email or fax completed application to:
Mr. Darrell C. Balderrama
One UTSA Circle – MS 2.03.14b
San Antonio, Texas 78249

Download the application here


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