Scholarships

New Freshman Scholarship

New freshmen who are accepted for admission and confirm their intention to enroll prior to May 1 will be considered for an academic scholarship. Scholarship funds are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarship applications are not required.

All new freshman scholarships are renewable for 3 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 scores and high school transcript.

  • ACT - 29+

  • SAT - 1280+

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 scores and high school transcript

  • ACT 26 - 28

  • SAT - 1170-1270

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 scores and high school transcript.

  • ACT - 24 - 25

  • SAT - 1090-1160

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.