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!*


UNT at Frisco New Undergraduate Transfer Incentive Program

This program is intended to provide assistance to new undergraduate students that transfer to UNT and take a minimum of six semester credit hours per term at UNT at Frisco (Hall Park, Inspire Park) or the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC). The amount of this non-competitive award varies based on the number of semester credit hours taken at UNT at Frisco and/or the CHEC (see table).

This award may be renewed for one additional long term by students who meet continuing eligibility requirements.  Renewal awards are based on the number of semester credit hours taken at UNT Frisco and/or the CHEC.

Transfer Incentive Program (TRIP)

Number of SCH at UNT at Frisco Award level per term
Less than 6 SCH No award
6-8 SCH $500
9-11 SCH $750
12-14 SCH $1,000
15 or more SCH $1,250


Bank of America B.A.A.S. Scholarship

This scholarship is open to continuing BAAS students for Fall 2021. This scholarship helps students in financial need to finish their education, and achieve their future goals.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • Be a declared Applied Arts & Sciences student.
  • Be a continuing student planning to enroll for the Fall 2021 semester.
  • Demonstrate financial need and how the award will assist in degree completion.
  • In good academic standing.
  • Complete and submit the scholarship application online.

All recipients are also required to attend the Awards Ceremony in October 2021. Please send any questions about the Bank of America Scholarship to Katie McCoy at katie.mccoy@unt.edu

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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 General Scholarship Application, 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.

Application will open in Fall 2021 for Spring 2022 awards.

For more information on this scholarship, and how to apply, please contact Katie McCoy.