The Mario C. and Grace B. Charles Foundation Scholarship

- sponsored by The Charles Foundation, Inc.


Through the generosity of Mario C. and Grace B. Charles, a scholarship fund was created to award the very best students majoring in Engineering and/or Teacher Education programs.

Recipients for the 2020-2021 academic year are selected from eligible candidates who meet a range of criteria. An eligible candidate must:

  • Be a Full-Time UTC student during the award period (minimum of 12 credit hours each semester).
  • Major in either Engineering or Education. Education majors must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program or graduate students admitted to education programs that include certification.
  • Have a minimum 3.5 GPA and completed at least 30 hours at UTC. Freshmen who have completed the fall 2019 semester may apply and their spring semester hours will count towards the 30 hour requirement.

To be considered for this scholarship, please return your completed Mario C. and Grace B. Charles Foundation scholarship application packet to the UTC Mocs One Center by mail or in person. Please note: Your letters of recommendation must be in sealed envelopes from the respective individuals. 

The Charles Foundation Scholarship Committee will interview all candidates. Interviews are tentatively planned for Wednesday, April 1st and will be held in the University Center. Applicants are given more information at a later date.


Application deadline - 5 p.m. EST, Monday, March 23, 2020


For more information on The Charles Foundation, Inc., please visit their web page: