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Scholarships

New Transfer Scholarships

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 1st 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 Transfer scholarships are renewable for one consecutive academic year following the initial award. No application is required for renewal.

Transfer Presidential Scholarship

Award Amount: $3,000

To qualify students must:

  • Be accepted for admission by May 1st.
  • Enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester (Fall and Spring) at UT Tyler.
  • Have a cumulative 3.3 GPA on all transfer course work.
  • Be an incoming transfer student who has completed 30+ hours from a 4 year institution or,

  • Be an incoming transfer student who has completed 45+ hours from a community college

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,500 To qualify students must:

  • Be accepted for admissions by May 1st.
  • Enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester (Fall and Spring) at UT Tyler.
  • Have a cumulative 3.0 - 3.29 GPA on all transfer course work.
  • Be an incoming transfer student who has completed 30+ hours from a 4 year institution or,

  • Be an incoming transfer student who has completed 45+ hours from a community college

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 2.0 GPA at UT Tyler.
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