Types of Scholarships

University Scholarships

The Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (SFAS) office administers these scholarships. Apply for these scholarships by completing the General Scholarship Application. Review competitive scholarship waiver information.

Name Population Annual Award Range UNT Information
UNT Excellence Scholarship Incoming Freshmen $3,000-$8,000 Learn more
UNT Meritorious Scholarship for National Merit Finalists Incoming Freshmen, National Merit Finalists Varies Learn more
SFAS Academic Scholarships Incoming Freshmen, Transfer Students, Continuing Students, Graduate Students Varies Learn more
UNT Transfer Scholarship Transfer Students $1,000-$3,000 Learn more

Departmental Scholarships

These scholarships are made available through designated contributions from donors. The SFAS office and many other campus departments manage these awards. Donors specify what department they want to manage the scholarship along with the award's eligibility criteria. Review competitive scholarship waiver information.

Name Population Annual Award Range UNT Information
Department-Sponsored Scholarships All Students Varies Learn more
Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program Undergraduate Students Varies Learn more
Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) Early College Program Students Varies Learn more

External Scholarships

Private agencies and other organizations fund these scholarships.