Admissions Information Related to COVID-19

In an effort to support social distancing in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Office of Admission and Enrollment has moved virtually. While our campus may be closed, our undergraduate admission counselors and staff are ready to help you. To contact us, please email [email protected]. If you are a prospective first-time-in-college freshman or transfer student, you can visit our counselor locator page to find your undergraduate admission counselor. Feel free to email them directly or send any questions to [email protected]. You can also schedule a virtual pre-admission counseling appointment. For graduate applications support, please contact the graduate departments directly. Visit our undergraduate virtual resources website for other ways to stay connected to campus.

We appreciate your understanding – please stay safe and healthy.

Transfer Scholarships

Comet Transfer Scholarship

Transferable GPA

3.75 – 4.00

3.50 – 3.74

3.25 – 3.49

3.00 – 3.24

Full Time Award (Per Semester)

$1,500 $1,000 $500 $500

Part Time Award (Per Semester)

$750 $500 $250 $250


Yes Yes Yes No


Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship

Required Transferable GPA

Full Time Award (per semester)

Part Time Award (per semester)


3.50 – 4.0 $500 $250 Yes


Eligibility Requirements for Comet Transfer and PTK Scholarships

  • Must be a Texas resident at the time of admission.
  • Must have earned at least 30, but no more than 90, transferable semester credit hours. A minimum of six of those hours must have been completed after high school graduation, excluding the summer immediately following high school graduation.
  • Students are reviewed automatically for the Comet Transfer Scholarship when admitted.
  • For consideration for PTK scholarship: Proof of PTK membership is required and must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid soon after applying for admission. Proof of membership can include any of the following:
    • A copy of an active PTK membership card.
    • A current PTK certificate.
    • An official letter from a PTK advisor verifying membership.
  • Scholarships are subject to the availability of funds.
  • These scholarships are only awarded to students who, at the time of admission, have a cumulative transferable GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • These scholarships are awarded for fall or spring semesters to new transfer students.
  • These scholarships may be used in addition to other grants, scholarships or loans.

Scholarship Renewal Requirements

  • Be admitted and continuously enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program at UT Dallas.
  • Certain levels of the Comet Transfer and PTK Scholarships may be renewable for up to six consecutive semesters at the original award amount.
  • Successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours for full-time or 6 hours for part-time enrollment per semester at UT Dallas.
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.00 GPA or higher while receiving this scholarship.
  • Maintain status as a Texas resident.

For questions regarding transfer scholarships, please contact Financial Aid at 972-883-2941, or by email at [email protected].

Additional scholarships are available for qualified transfer students.

The University of Texas at Dallas | Office of Admission and Enrollment 1-972-883-2270
Student Services Bldg | 800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080-3021 1-800-889-2443