U T Dallas

Admissions Information Related to COVID-19

In an effort to support social distancing in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Office of Admission and Enrollment has moved virtually. While our campus may be closed, our undergraduate admission counselors and staff are ready to help you. If you are a prospective first-time-in-college freshman or transfer student, you can visit our counselor locator page to find your undergraduate admission counselor. Feel free to email them directly or send any questions to [email protected]. You can also schedule a virtual pre-admission counseling appointment. For graduate applications support, please contact the graduate departments directly.

Visit our undergraduate virtual resources webpage and the undergraduate admissions C19-FAQ for up-to-date information. We appreciate your understanding — please stay safe and healthy.

Transfer Scholarships

Comet Transfer Scholarship

Transferable GPA

3.75 – 4.00

3.50 – 3.74

3.25 – 3.49

3.00 – 3.24

Full Time Award (Per Semester)

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

Part Time Award (Per Semester)

$750 $500 $250 $250


Yes Yes Yes No


Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship

Required Transferable GPA

Full Time Award (per semester)

Part Time Award (per semester)


3.50 – 4.0 $500 $250 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 the Comet Transfer Scholarship 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 3.5 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.

Scholarship Renewal Requirements

  • Be admitted and continuously enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program at UT Dallas.
  • Certain levels of the Comet Transfer and PTK Scholarships may be renewable for up to six consecutive semesters at the original award amount.
  • Successfully 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.
  • Maintain status as a Texas resident.

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