UT Tyler Alumni Association

The University of Texas at Tyler offers many scholarships designed to attract and retain outstanding degree seeking students.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship

In 2011, the Alumni Association Board established an endowed scholarship fund to encourage continuous generations of alumni to attend and graduate from UT Tyler. The Alumni Association is proud to carry on the Alumni Legacy Scholarship as an encouragement to generations of family members to share the same alma mater and traditions of The University of Texas at Tyler.


Students must be:

  • Enrolled in at least three undergraduate credit hours.
  • A child or grandchild of a UT Tyler alum (biological or adopted; step-children of alumni are ineligible unless the step-parent has adopted said child).
  • A graduating senior in high school or a UT Tyler freshman, sophomore or junior at the time of application.

To apply:

  • Online Application opening date of June 1, 2022
  • Provide proof of relationship to UT Tyler alumni (i.e. copy of birth certificate, marriage, tax return, etc.)
  • Application Deadline:  Currently Closed.

***Applications have closed for the 2022-2023 Alumni Legacy Scholarship.  Winners will be announced soon.


Things to note:

  • The Alumni Legacy Scholarship may be used for the payment of tuition, fees, books and supplies at UT Tyler only.
  • The Alumni Legacy Scholarship will only be awarded once.
  • Considerations for the scholarship include academic achievement, connection to UT Tyler and personal achievement.
  • A separate document may be attached if additional room is needed for essay questions.
  • You will be contacted if the scholarship committee has selected you as the recipient of the scholarship.


Contact Alumni Relations for more information about this scholarship opportunity and to answer any questions.