Jun 02, 2021

College Scholarship

  • University of Texas at Tyler
  • 3900 University Blvd, Tyler, TX 75799, USA
Scholarship Scholarship

Job / Advertisement Description

International Student

Undergraduate International Freshman and Transfer Scholarships

 

New International Freshman Scholarship 2021-2022

The University of Texas at Tyler offers several different types of academic scholarships for incoming first-year freshmen through both merit and competitive holistic review. We seek to enroll high-performing students with demonstrated potential that will engage with The University of Texas at Tyler in meaningful ways. These students will graduate and go on to contribute through career success to our East Texas communities and beyond.

The scholarship application is available through ApplyTexas.

To secure scholarship offers, students must confirm their attendance on or before May 1st.

If you have questions about our competitive or academic merit awards, please e-mail us at InternationalAdmissions@uttyler.edu or call us at 903-566-7203.

 

Competitive Awards

The highest-level scholarship recipients will be determined through a competitive process that places emphasis on the whole applicant, not just empirical data. Competitive scholarship applicants who meet deadline requirements will be reviewed for scholarships but may not be selected. All applicants must submit official documents to be reviewed for competitive scholarships. Students that do not submit documents by the posted deadlines will not be considered.

 

Presidential Fellow

Amount: Full Tuition, Fees, Books, Room & Board

  • Deadline: December 1
  • Scholarship Criteria: 3.75+ high school GPA.
    • The following documents must be submitted no later than December 1:
    • Must submit ApplyTexas Scholarship Application.
    • Must submit official high school transcripts.
  • Additional Requirements:
    • Interview required for selected students. 
    • Selected Presidential Fellows must participate in the Presidential Fellow service program to renew scholarships.

 

Patriot Scholarship

Amount: $1,000- $5,000

  • Deadlines: Priority consideration, December 1. Regular deadline, March 1.
  • Scholarship Criteria: 3.5+ high school GPA
  • The following documents must be submitted by deadlines listed above:
    • Must submit ApplyTexas Scholarship Application.
    • Must submit official high school transcripts.
  • Funding is limited. Not all students that are reviewed will be selected.
     

Academic Merit Awards

Academic merit awards are based solely on GPA, class rank, and/or region. All applicants must submit official documents to be considered.

 

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

  • Deadline: June 1
  • No scholarship application required.
  • Scholarship Criteria:
    • Rank within the top 25% of high school graduating class with 3.0 minimum high school GPA.
    • Minimum 3.5 high school GPA for home school students, non-ranking high schools, and international students.
  • The following requirements must be met by June 1:
    • Must be admitted.
    • Must submit official high school transcript.
  • Funding is limited and awarded on a first come, first serve basis.
     

To secure scholarship offers, students must confirm their attendance on or before May 1st.

 

Competitive and Merit Scholarship Renewal Requirements


Renewal requires full time enrollment, demonstration of progress toward degree completion at UT Tyler for the semester(s) awarded, maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA at UT Tyler, and remaining in good standing. Scholarship has 4 years of total eligibility as long renewal requirements are met.

*Presidential Fellows must participate in the Presidential Fellow student service program.

New International Transfer Scholarship 2021-2022

Students who meet the criteria below will be considered for a Transfer Scholarship.

This scholarship is for students who have previously attended other colleges only.

New transfer students who are accepted for admission and confirm their intention to enroll prior to May 1 before the academic year begins will be considered for an academic scholarship. Funds are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no scholarship application. 

New Transfer scholarships are renewable for one consecutive academic year following the initial award. No application is required for renewal. Transfer scholarships are not awarded to second bachelor, re-admit, high school dual credit or transient students.

 

Transfer Presidential Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000

  • Deadline: May 1st
  • Scholarship Criteria: 30 completed hours at time of admission and 3.0+ cumulative GPA
  • No scholarship application required.
  • The following must be submitted no later than May 1st:
    • Must submit official college transcripts
  • Additional Requirements:
    • Must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester (fall and spring) at UT Tyler.

Renewal Requirements

Transfer scholarships are renewable for one academic year following the initial award. No application is required for renewal.

  • To renew, scholarship students must:
    • Complete 12 credit hours at UT Tyler for the semester(s) awarded.
    • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA at UT Tyler.