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College and Scholarship Information

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Here at UT Tyler, we have so much to offer, from amazing scholarship opportunities to over 80 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs, as well as more than 100 student organizations. We are sure your students will discover something that suits them. While planning for college can be stressful, especially for students who have dreams of attending a university that is further away, we strive to make the process of coming to an Institution that is not super close, as easy as possible.   

We also understand that when it comes to picking a college, scholarships and financial aid opportunities are a huge portion of what helps your students decide on where they want to attend. This is where our amazing scholarship opportunities come into play, with over 80% of our students receiving some type of financial aid, we are sure we can assist your students in this highly important area. 

Don’t let the distance stop your students from visiting our beautiful campus. Schedule a visit with us today, in-person or online, at We would love to sit down with you, or any of your students to answer any questions you may have.

UT at Tyler Scholarship Information

Presidential Fellow:  

·         Full tuition, fees, room, board, and books. 

·         Deadline: December 1  

·         Scholarship Criteria: 3.75+ high school GPA.  

·         Holistically reviewed, requires scholarship application and essay. Not all who apply will be selected.  


Patriot Scholarship:  

·         $1,000-$5,000  

·         Deadline: Priority consideration, December 1. the regular decision, March 1.  

·         Scholarship Criteria: 3.5+ high school GPA. 

·         Holistically reviewed, requires scholarship application and essay. Not all who apply will be selected.  


Academic Excellence Scholarship:  

·         Deadline: June 1 

·         Scholarship Criteria: Rank within the top 25% of high school graduating class with a 3.0 minimum high school GPA. (Minimum 3.5 high school GPA for non-ranking high schools) 

·         Automatically awarded. Funding is limited, on a first come, first serve basis.  


For full scholarship requirements and more information on these scholarship opportunities, please visit:   

It is our goal here at UT Tyler, to make not only our campus but the city of Tyler a place your students' can call home for the next four years! It is also our hope that these scholarships can lighten the financial burden that is placed on students, and their families.