Current Students

Presidential Scholars Program Requirements

The Presidential Scholars award is up to $2,500 per long semester (fall and spring) over a period of four years or until you complete your first undergraduate degree, whichever comes first.

To be award eligible, you must:

  • Be enrolled at UT full time (12 or more hours each long semester)
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Complete a total of 30 credit hours by the end of your first year, 60 by the end of your second year, and 90 by the end of your third year (includes transfer credit and credit by exam recorded on your UT transcript)
  • Submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)¬†each year before the priority deadline

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