The application for admission and all required documents must be received by February 14.
Promise Partnerships Frequently Asked Questions
If more information is needed from you, it is listed in your MyMav under the TO DO list. We recommend you also monitor your UTA email, personal email, and your MyMav at least twice a month, if not weekly.
Students who apply after the deadlines may receive a financial aid offer but will not be considered for “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award”.
Common Eligibility Questions
Yes. Students must be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant (FAFSA filers), and all students must be Texas Grant eligible and have a family income of $85,000 or less.
Yes. If you are an SB 1528 student, you must complete the Texas Affidavit and upload a notarized Affidavit to the Residency Secure Upload by February 14.
International students are not eligible.
No. “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award” only applies during the fall and spring semesters. Students that attend summer session may be offered other types of financial aid on a limited basis.
No. Students must enroll full-time in the fall semester following their high school graduation or associate degree completion.
No. “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award” awards are only for students pursuing their degree at UTA.
No. Incoming freshmen must enter the “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award” program their first semester at UTA and renews if continued eligibility is met. If they don't qualify at the time of initial enrollment, they cannot pick up the next year and so on.
Financial Aid Offer
If you did not receive the congratulatory letter by May, you did not qualify for the “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award.” Often this is due to missed deadlines or not meeting the income eligibility requirements. There is no appeal process.
You won’t find a specific award called a ““Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award”” on your financial aid offer. As a “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award” scholar, you will be awarded enough grants to cover tuition only, up to approximately $12,000 per year (2022-23). These grants may be a combination of federal, state, or UTA funds.
No. The “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award” funding is equal to your tuition only. You may use other types of aid (payment plans, loans, private scholarships) to pay for additional college expenses.
Yes, and the scholar must meet these renewal requirements. Scholars can also refer to their congratulatory letter mailed to their home address.
No. Students must meet UTA’s admission and financial aid deadlines, and financial eligibility requirements. Students must have completed an associate degree prior to UTA enrollment.
If a student lost eligibility while enrolled at their Promise Program’s partner college, the student ceases to be eligible and is not reinstated by UTA. It is recommended that you stay in close contact with UTA’s admission staff at firstname.lastname@example.org. Spring transfer “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award” awards are offered on a limited basis.
Spring transfers are not guaranteed to receive “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award” due to fund availability. Spring transfers are still encouraged to apply for admissions and may qualify for other types of financial aid based on FAFSA or TASFA eligibility. It is recommended that eligible scholars with an associate degree apply for the fall semester.
The “Promise Last Dollar Tuition Award” scholarship does not transfer between the 4-year partner institutions.
For Dallas County Promise email email@example.com and one of our counselors will be happy to assist you.
For Red River Promise email Sandrae@uta.edu and one of our counselors will be happy to assist you.
For Texoma Promise email Sandrae@uta.edu and one of our counselors will be happy to assist you.