The University of North Texas offers many scholarships. Students who wish to be considered for a scholarship offered by UNT through its Student Financial Aid and Scholarships Office must complete the General Academic Scholarship Application by March 1.
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.
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.
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 http://essc.unt.edu/finaid/scholarships_natnlmerit.htm.
The Terry Foundation Scholarship program 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 and deadlines (which are early), please go to https://essc.unt.edu/finaid/scholarships_terry.htm, www.unt.edu/terryscholar or www.terryfoundation.org.
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 $12,000 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. Please download this form to apply.