2024 Application Guide for University of Texas at Tyler Honors Scholars Scholarship


Scholarship Awarding University: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will close on the 1st of December, 2023.

Scholarship Summary: 
The University of Texas at Tyler offers the Honors Scholars Scholarship to incoming first-year domestic and international freshmen through both academic merit and competitive holistic review. The Honors Scholars scholarship recipients will be determined through a competitive process that places emphasis on the whole applicant, not just empirical data.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for consideration, you must;
i. Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.75+ (out of 4.0)

Renewal Requirements:
1) Full-time enrollment, demonstration of progress toward degree completion at UT Tyler for the semester(s) awarded
2) Maintain at least a 3.2 GPA at UT Tyler
3) Remain in good standing with Honors Program participation requirements
4) Scholarship has 4 years of total eligibility if renewal requirements are met

Value of Scholarship: 
The Honors Scholars Scholarship is valued as $10,000 annually.

a) Honors Scholars will live on campus in the Honors Living Learning Community
b) Students selected for the Honors Scholars Scholarship will be members of the UT Tyler Honors Program.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply,
The following documents must be submitted no later than December 1:
    - Must submit Honors Scholarship Application
  • Please be prepared to have a 500-word essay for the following prompt: Aristotle is attributed as saying, "It is the mark of the educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." What do you think Aristotle meant by this statement and do you believe it to be true?
    - Must submit official high school transcripts 
ii. An interview will be required for selected students.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the UT Tyler Freshman Scholarship Page and the International Scholarship Page.