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Freshman Scholarships (Fall 2019 & Spring 2020)

Presidential and Presidential Plus Scholarship ($28,000 to $40,900 over 4 years)

  • Highly Competitive (SAT or ACT scores)
  • 4-year Scholarship (Renewable with Requirements)
  • High School Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale) typically placing you in the top 5% of H.S. class
  • Student housing or exemption required
  • Resources Limited
  • Scholarship Nomination Form
  • Deadline - March 1, Notification by Mid-March

Freshman Achievement Scholarship ($16,000 over 4 years)

  • 4 year Scholarship Renewable with Requirements
  • High School Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale) typically placing you in the top 10% of H.S. class
  • Must meet stated admission requirements
  • Student housing or exemption required
  • H.S Grade Point Average along with SAT or ACT score used to determine eligibility
  • $4,000/year (Renewable with Requirements)
  • No scholarship application required
  • Resources Limited

Freshman Merit Scholarship ($12,000 over 4 years)

  • 4 year Scholarship Renewable with Requirements
  • High School Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale) typically placing you in the top 25% of H.S. class
  • Must meet stated admission requirements
  • H.S Grade Point Average along with SAT or ACT score used to determine eligibility
  • Student housing or exemption required
  • $3,000/year (Renewable with Requirements)
  • No scholarship application required
  • Resources Limited

Freshman Grant Scholarship ($6,000 over 4 years)

  • Must meet stated admission requirements
  • H.S Grade Point Average along with SAT or ACT score used to determine eligibility
  • $1500/year (Renewable with Requirements)
  • No scholarship application required
  • Resources Limited

Freshman Falcon 500 Scholarship ($2,000 over 4 years)

  • Must meet stated admission requirements
  • H.S Grade Point Average along with SAT or ACT score used to determine eligibility
  • $500/year (Renewable with Requirements)
  • No scholarship application required
  • Resources Limited

Eligibility Requirements

Each UTPB student applicant is automatically considered for all scholarships, except the Presidential & Presidential Plus Scholarship. No application is required for the Freshman Achievement, Freshman Merit, Freshman Grant, or Falcon 500 Scholarships.

To be awarded any of these scholarships, we must have on file :

  1. A completed freshman application
  2. An official high school transcript with a Grade Point Average based on a 4.0 grade scale
  3. SAT or ACT scores (either sent directly to the university or posted on the official high school transcript)
  4. Proof of having passed TAAS/TAKS - noted on high school transcript
  5. Return signed Acceptance of Award form within time noted in award letter

Transfer Scholarships (Fall 2019 & Spring 2020)

Transfer Excellence Scholarship Award ($2500 /year)

  • Meet regular admission requirements as a transfer student
  • 24 hours or more of transferable college work with a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale
  • Renewable scholarship with requirements
  • No Scholarship Application Required
  • Resources Limited

Transfer Merit Scholarship Award ($2000 /year)

  • Meet regular admission requirements as a transfer student
  • 24 hours or more of transferable course work with a 3.00 to 3.49 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale
  • Renewable scholarship with requirements
  • No Scholarship Application Required
  • Resources Limited

Transfer Grant Scholarship Award ($1000 /year)

  • Meet regular admission requirements as a transfer student
  • 24 hours or more of transferable course work with a 2.5 to 2.99 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale
  • Renewable scholarship with requirements
  • No Scholarship Application Required
  • Resources Limited
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