UNT Transfer Excellence Scholarships —This Way Forward to Success!

Transfer Excellence Scholarships are available to undergraduate students that have a demonstrated track record of academic success who are transferring to UNT for the first time from a community college or an accredited university. These two-year awards range from $1,500 to $4,000 per year based on transfer cumulative GPA.

As a special bonus, Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degree holders with a 3.0 transfer GPA or higher from Collin College, Dallas College, North Central Texas College or Tarrant County College qualify for a one-time $500 bonus award. This award is in addition to any award level of the Transfer Excellence Scholarship.

Transfer Excellence Scholarships and the bonus for AA/AS degree completers are offered to eligible students who wish to transfer to UNT in either the Fall or Spring term.

Transfer Excellence Scholarships

3.75 - 4.0 GPA
3.5 - 3.74 GPA
3.0 - 3.49 GPA

$500 bonus award available for eligible Associate degree holders!*


Pay It Forward Pakistani Scholarship of NT

The Pay It Forward Pakistani Scholarship of NT provides scholarship support for undergraduate and graduate students at UNT that meet all the following criteria:

  • In good academic standing.
  • Meet full-time enrollment status requirements unless approved otherwise.
  • Enrolled in a degree granting program (IELI students are not eligible).
  • Have a proven interest in the language, history, culture, and/or studies of Pakistan as illustrated in a personal statement.
  • Agree, if selected, to:
    • Write a personal acknowledgment letter to the Donors including a plan to "Pay It Forward", and
    • Attend networking events with the Donors when available.

This scholarship is managed by International Affairs and is open to all students at UNT. The Pay It Forward Pakistani Scholarship of NT is included in the UNT Eagle Scholarship Portal, learn how to apply for this and other scholarships at UNT.


UNT Advanced Data Analytics Fall 2021 Award

New UNT at Frisco graduate students enrolling in the Advanced Data Analytics (ADTA) Masters of Science will receive $500 for one class (3 SCH), and $1000 for two or more classes (6+ SCH). You do not need to apply for this award. This non-competitive award varies based on the number of semester credit hours taken at UNT at Frisco while enrolled in the ADTA M.S. program.

For more information on this award, and the Advance Data Analytics Program, contact Jasmine Quezada (jasmine.quezada@unt.edu).

ADTA New Student Award

Number of SCH at UNT at Frisco Award level per term
3 SCH $500
6 or more SCH $1000


The Sakina and Ghulam Ali Endowed Scholarship for UNT at Frisco

The Sakina and Ghulam Ali Endowed Scholarship for UNT at Frisco provides need-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in any degree-granting major at UNT at Frisco. Applicants will complete the FAFSA and a scholarship application including a personal statement that addresses what the applicant would do, if selected, to show gratitude for receiving the scholarship and/or pay it forward by contributing towards another student’s education if their financial position allows them to do so. This endowed scholarship was created in honor of Sakina and Ghulam Ali, who sacrificed tremendously to ensure that both their children would become first generation college graduates.

Applications are now closed for Spring 2022 awards.

Please check back, more information will be posted at a later date.