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General Academic Scholarships for New Students

UTA's largest scholarship program for new students is administered through UTA's Scholarships Office. Because merit-based scholarships are important to our students and our students are important to us, our scholarship program is committed to rewarding academic excellence and to improving access to college.

The merit-based scholarships below are available to incoming freshmen and new transfer students that will be starting UTA during the 2020-2021 academic year. Click on each scholarship title for more information about the award.

Note: The awarding process for the merit-based scholarships listed below has ended for the Fall 2019 semester. However, there are scholarships available for the 2019-2020 academic year in in Mav ScholarShop.

National Merit Scholarship
Offer: Up to $25,000

Submit National Merit Certificate
to the Scholarships Office

Submit Proof of UTA as College of First Choice to the Scholarships Office

Deadline: February 14, 2020

Presidential Honors Scholars & Presidential Scholars
Offer: $10,000 Deadline: December 3, 2019
Maverick Academic Scholarship
Offer: $2,000 - $8,000 Deadline: February 14, 2020
Transfer Scholarship
Offer: $1,000 - $4,000 Deadline: February 14, 2020