Scholarships are a form of financial aid that does not need to be repaid. Some scholarships are awarded based on financial need, while others are considered merit-based scholarships, which means they are awarded based on academic achievement or participation in extracurricular activities. Learn more about applying for scholarships.

The Office of Financial Aid administers a range of scholarships to incoming and current students; browse through the Scholarship Finder to learn more about our scholarships.

College, School and Department Scholarships

Many UT Austin colleges, schools and academic departments award their own scholarships to incoming and continuing students. Some have additional application requirements that you must complete to be considered. Contact your college, school or department to learn more about the steps you need to take to be considered for their scholarships.

Receiving a college, school or department scholarship >

Outside & Private Scholarships

Many scholarships are awarded by entities outside of and distinct from UT Austin. Each of these scholarships has its own requirements, deadlines and application procedures. For more information about a particular scholarship, please contact that program directly.

Receiving an outside or private scholarship >