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State Programs

You can find a comprehensive listing and description of funding programs available through the State of Texas at, a project of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Summary of grant programs administered through UTA's Scholarships Office:

  • Valedictorian - Exemption for Highest Ranking High School Graduate
    The highest-ranking graduate from each accredited Texas high school who enrolls at UTA in the fall following high school graduation is eligible for a tuition waiver the freshman year. The certificate authorizing this exemption is given to the student by the high school and must be presented to the UTA Scholarships Office in order to activate the scholarship.
  • Good Neighbor Scholarship
    This scholarship provides tuition waivers for residents of Western Hemisphere nations other than Cuba or the U.S. A link to the 2021-2022 application will be available here as soon as the application period for 2021-2022 is opened by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.