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Scholarships

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.

Merit-based scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year are available NOW to incoming freshmen and new transfer students that will be starting UT Arlington during the 2021-2022 academic year.

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 15, 2021
Maverick Recognition Scholarship
Offer: Up to $1,000 annually Offer: Up to $4,000 over four years Deadline: February 15, 2021
Transfer Scholarship
Offer: Up to $1,000 - $4,000 annually Offer: Up to $4,000 - $16,000 over two years* Deadline: February 15, 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