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General Academic Scholarships for New Students

UT Arlington offers over $30 million in scholarships annually to incoming, transfer and current students. At UTA students are our #1 priority, and we understand that scholarships are important to our students. The UTA scholarship program is committed to rewarding academic excellence and to improving access to college.

The deadline for merit-based scholarship awards offered for fall 2021 has passed. Information about fall 2022 scholarships will be available soon.

Click on each scholarship title below for more information about the award.

UTA's General Academic Scholarship Requirements video link

UTA General Academic Scholarship Requirements Infographic link

Note: Please visit Mav ScholarShop for additional merit and need based scholarships available at the university as well as available private scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year.

National Merit Scholarship
Offer: Up to $26,503 annually Offer: Up to $106,000 over four years*

Submit National Merit Certificate
to the Scholarships Office

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

Presidential Honors Scholars & Presidential Scholars
Offer: Up to $10,000 - $12,000 annually Offer: Up to $40,000 - $48,000 over four years* Deadline: December 7, 2020
Maverick Academic Scholarship
Offer: Up to $2,000 - $8,000 annually Offer: Up to $8,000 - $32,000 over four years* Deadline: February 22, 2021
Maverick Recognition Scholarship
Offer: Up to $1,000 annually Offer: Up to $4,000 over four years Deadline: February 22, 2021
Transfer Scholarship
Offer: Up to $1,000 - $4,000 annually Offer: Up to $4,000 - $16,000 over two years* Deadline: February 22, 2021

*Based on meeting renewal requirements every year.

live virtual sessions

Click on the banner below for information on our live virtual sessions, including access to previous recordings. These events are designed to help current and future Mavericks learn more about the financial aid process!

Live Virtual Financial Aid and Scholarships Sessions

Scholarship appeal form

Students who are interested in turning in a Scholarship Appeal Form to our office can visit our Scholarship Appeal Process webpage to access the form and to find out more information about the process.