Competitive Scholarship Waiver

Student Financial Aid and Scholarships processes Competitive Scholarship Waivers in accordance with UNT Policy 07.005.

  • Non-Texas residents assessed non-resident tuition receiving UNT competitive scholarship(s) of at least $1,000 for the academic year and/or summer term are eligible to pay in-state Texas resident tuition for the fall, spring, and the following summer terms. NOTE: Non-Texas residents residing outside of Texas and only enrolled in online courses should contact their major department for specifics regarding tuition charges

  • Students receiving a competitive scholarship waiver of non-resident tuition must complete Selective Service registration, according to applicable Texas Education Code 51.9095.

  • The competitive scholarship award must be made by a UNT Scholarship Committee recognized by the administration and approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

Students assessed non-resident tuition who receive scholarships not awarded by UNT through its competitive scholarship process are not eligible to pay in-state Texas resident tuition.