University of Texas (UT) in Dallas offers Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) each year to incoming first-time-in-college freshman students admitted for the fall term immediately following high school graduation.
All UT Dallas applications considered for an Academic Excellence Scholarship. Students are automatically considered for an AES award on the basis of their completed application to the university.
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Public Health and other eligible courses offered at the University.
Partially Funded Scholarships
All applicants reviewed individually and holistically. Consideration given to factors such as:
- Overall grades in academic coursework and trends in achievement;
- Strength of high school curriculum, including level of rigor (AP, IB, dual credit);
- High school rank and GPA;
- SAT I or ACT test scores, if available;
- Preparation for and ability to be successful in intended major;
- Information provided in the résumé, optional essay and/or optional letters of recommendation;
- Applicant can choose from essay topic A, B, or C;
- Letters of recommendation are suggested, but not required, and limited to a maximum of three.
Students are awarded AES on the basis of overall academic accomplishments. All AES awards provide funds to defray some of the costs of UT Dallas tuition and mandatory fees. For out-of-state students, any AES award also qualifies the student for in-state tuition and fee rates.
- UT Dallas encourages all students to submit their application and complete their files as early as possible. An application file considered “complete” for review when official academic transcripts and the ApplyTexas or Common App application received.
- Applicants can request a hold on the review of their application file pending the submission of supplemental materials.
- Completed applications reviewed on a rolling basis. During peak application periods, it can take four to six weeks for an application file review.
- Applications completed after the regular deadline will continue to processed, but applicants may not receive a decision in time to avoid late class registration.