Scholarships

New Freshman Scholarship

New freshmen who are accepted for admission and confirm their intention for the intended academic year prior to May 1 will be considered for an academic scholarship. Scholarship funds are limited to students who apply for an entry term of fall or spring and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarship applications are not required.

All new freshman scholarships are renewable for three consecutive academic years following the initial award. No application is required for renewal.

Students may receive only one of the following awards:

National Merit/Achievement Finalists

Award amount covers full tuition, fees, books, room and board. To qualify, students must be National Merit/Achievement finalists

To renew scholarship, students must:

  • Complete 12 credit hours at UT Tyler for the semester(s) awarded.

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA at UT Tyler.

National Merit/Achievement Semi-Finalists

Amount covers full tuition, fees and books. To qualify students must be National Merit/Achievement semi-finalists.

To renew scholarship, students must:

  • Complete 12 credit hours at UT Tyler for the semester(s) awarded.

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA at UT Tyler.

Regents Scholarship

Amount: $4,000

  • Based on ACT/SAT (math & critical reading only) scores and high school transcript.

  • ACT - 29+

  • SAT  - 1360+

To renew scholarship students must:

  • Complete 12 credit hours at UT Tyler for the semester(s) awarded.

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA at UT Tyler.

Patriot Scholarship

Amount: $3,000

  • Based on ACT/SAT (math & critical reading only) scores and high school transcript

  • ACT 26 - 28

  • SAT - 1260 - 1320

To renew scholarship, students must:

  • Complete 12 credit hours at UT Tyler for the semester(s) awarded.

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA at UT Tyler.

Achievement Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

  • Based on ACT/SAT (math & critical reading only) scores and high school transcript.

  • ACT - 24 - 25

  • SAT - 1180-1220

To renew scholarship, students must:

  • Complete 12 credit hours at UT Tyler for the semester(s) awarded.

  • Maintain a minimum of 2.0 GPA at UT Tyler.

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