UNT Scholarships

The University of North Texas offers many scholarship opportunities. Please visit the Student Financial Aid and Scholarships office website for criteria and application deadlines for scholarships opportunities awarded through their office


Honors College Scholarships

The Honors College awards several scholarships each year in amounts ranging from $250 to $1,000. Honors College Scholarships are awarded to excellent students who have a record of participation in Honors classes and programming.

Honors College Transfer Scholarships

Several Honors College Transfer Scholarships are available annually to incoming undergraduate transfer students accepted to UNT and the Honors College by March 1. To be eligible, a transfer student must have at least 15 credit hours and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Scholarships are renewable for a second year, provided the student: 1) completes a minimum of 12 credit hours in both the fall and spring terms; 2) maintains a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25; and 3) successfully completes at least six Honors credits during the initial award year, including at least one Honors course in the first semester of the award.

No scholarship application is needed. Your Honors College application and UNT admission application will be used to consider students for these competitive awards. Award amounts are based on an applicant’s cumulative GPA, and vary in amount from $1,000 to $4,000, depending on available funding.


The Honors College abides by UNT procedures for awarding scholarships, in addition to those standards set by the Honors College Scholarship committee.

National Meritorious Scholarships

The University of North Texas offers full scholarships to National Merit Finalists who meet certain qualifications. Holders of these National Meritorious Scholarships are members of the Honors College, and must successfully complete at least six Honors credits per academic year. However, you must still submit an application to the Honors College to achieve membership. For more information, please visit the website for the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at

Terry Scholarships for Freshmen

The Terry Foundation Scholarship program for freshmen provides scholarships for up to four years to outstanding Texas high school graduates who show promise for being future leaders of Texas. The University of North Texas nominates candidates whose applications are forwarded to the foundation for review and selection. For more information, please go to To apply for the UNT Terry Freshmen Scholarship, please go to The deadline for submission online will be February 1, 2014. Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted.

Terry Nontraditional/Transfer Scholarships

The University of North Texas is proud to announce that the Terry Foundation, one of Texas’ largest private providers of educational scholarships, is expanding its program to include awards to transfer/non-traditional students, effective with the 2013-14 academic year. The Terry Transfer/Non-traditional scholarship stipend is $13,000 per year and is renewable for up to three years of undergraduate study, all subject to satisfactory compliance with the Foundation’s academic and other requirements. To apply for the UNT Terry Transfer Scholarship, please go to The deadline for submission will be April 14, 2014.