Transfer Scholarships

Comet Transfer Scholarship

Transferable GPA

3.90 – 4.00

3.75 – 3.89

3.50 – 3.74

3.00 – 3.49

Full Time Award (Per Semester)

$1,500 $1,250 $1,000 $500

Part Time Award (Per Semester)

$750 $625 $500 $250


Yes Yes Yes No

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship

Student Status

Full Time (12+ hours)

Part Time (6-11 hours)

Required Transferable GPA

3.00 3.00

Award (Per Semester)

$1,000 $250


Yes 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 both the Comet Transfer and PTK scholarships 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.
  • Prior to fall 2015, scholarship funds applied toward tuition and fees only. As of fall 2015, scholarship may be applied toward tuition, fees and educational costs.

Scholarship Renewal Requirements

  • Be admitted and continuously enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program at UT Dallas.
  • Renewable awards are for a maximum of six consecutive semesters.
  • 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.
  • Register for classes by the regular registration deadline each semester.

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