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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.
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