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The University of Texas at Tyler - International Students

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International Students

Scholarship Options

New Transfer Scholarship

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: $2,000

To qualify students must:

  • Be accepted for admission by May 1st.
  • Be an incoming transfer student who has completed four regular semesters as a full-time student or a minimum of 59 semester hours.
  • 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.

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship

 

Award Amount: $1,000

To qualify students must:

  • Be accepted for admissions by May 1st.
  • Be an incoming transfer student who has completed four regular semesters as a full-time student or a minimum of 59 semester hours.
  • 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.

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.


Graduate Scholarship

Students who meet the criteria below will be considered for a Graduate Scholarship. Scholarship funds are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.  Preference shall be given to new graduate students with a 3.25 GPA on the last 60 hours of their undergraduate coursework.  If funding is available, additional consideration will be given to UT Tyler returning graduate students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA.  Scholarships are available for the Fall, Spring and Summer terms.

 

Award Amount: up to $1,000 per year

 

To qualify, students must:
  • Be accepted for admission for graduate studies at UT Tyler by May 1st li>
  • Be accepted to a graduate program by May 1st
  • New graduate students must have a 3.25 GPA on the last 60 hours of their undergraduate coursework. 
  • Returning graduate students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Enroll full-time (9 credit hours for the semester awarded)  

College Scholarships (Returning Students)

There are several individual and endowed scholarships awarded by the various colleges of University. They range in criteria, requirements and amounts.

College Scholarships do not automatically renew and require re-application annually.

Scholarship eligibility will be considered based on information provided on the on-line scholarship application (i.e. planned enrollment, essay, etc...).

Scholarship funds are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Students must apply on-line at: College Scholarship Application
  • Deadline for submission of College Scholarship Application:
    • Fall: April 1st
    • Spring: November 1st
    • Summer: April 15th  

Students may not receive more than one academic scholarship award from the University each semester.  However, students may receive separate talent awards and may use external awards (e.g. Rotary Club award). Students receiving the New Graduate Fellowship are not eligible for additional scholarship funding for the summer semesters.

Tuition Waivers for International Students  

Requests for waivers of tuition and/or certain fees must be completed prior to the census date each semester. Click Here for more information.  

Competitive Scholarship Waiver

To allow a public institution to grant a waiver of non-resident tuition charges to individuals who receive scholarships totaling at least $1,000 awarded by their institution in competition open both to residents and to non-residents.  

Research Assistants and Teaching Assistants Waiver

To permit an individual employed at least half-time by a public institution of higher education as a research or teaching assistant, and his/her spouse and children, to enroll in public institutions in Texas while paying the resident tuition

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