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Millions in Scholarships
and Grants FOR FALL 2022!

Millions in Scholarships and Grants FOR FALL 2022!

UTEP is offering grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition! The University of Texas at El Paso is a national research university AND one of the most affordable schools in The University of Texas System. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for most of these financial opportunities. Funding is limited. Other requirements may apply.

Apply today to take advantage of these resources before the deadlines pass.

Fall 2022 Scholarships and Grants Available

Scholarships

Paydirt Promise Program

Full tuition and mandatory fees for up to five years

Priority Deadline to apply: First come, first served | For Freshmen and Transfer Students


This program, funded through various grants and scholarships, covers tuition and mandatory fees for undergraduate Texas students whose families have an adjusted gross income of $60,000 or less. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA, have financial need and complete 24 credit hours in an academic year.

Scholarships

Federal Pell Grant

Up to $6,495 per year (amount may change annually)

Deadline to apply: June 30, 2022 | For Freshmen and Transfer Students


This Federal grant is awarded to undergraduate students based on financial need. Submitting a FAFSA is required.

Scholarships

TEXAS Grant

Covers tuition and mandatory fees

Priority deadline to apply: January 15, 2023 | For Freshmen and Transfer Students


Financial need is the main criteria for the TEXAS (Towards Excellence, Access, and Success) Grant. Submitting a FAFSA is required and other academic requirements apply.

Scholarships

UTEP Academic Scholars Program

$1,000-$8,000 per year; renewable for four years

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2022 | For Freshmen


The University offers these scholarships to individuals with grade point averages of at least 3.25 who rank in the top 10% of their graduating class. Applications include a student essay.

Scholarships

Transfer Completion Grant

$2,000 per year for up to two years

Priority Deadline to apply: First come, first served | For Transfer Students


This grant assists transfer students who enroll at UTEP with 60 or more credit hours to complete their first bachelor’s degree in two years. Applicants must show financial need, be full-time students (12-plus credit hours) and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. A FAFSA is required.

Scholarships

The Terry Scholarship

Up to $24,600 per year; renewable for four years

Deadline to apply: January 18, 2022 | For Freshmen


Terry Scholars are well-rounded, hard-working students with a capacity to be future leaders. Recipients must be incoming freshmen who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and meet Texas residency requirements. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and show financial need.

Scholarships

The Dream.US Scholarship

Full tuition and fees, plus a stipend

Deadline to apply: February 28, 2022 | For Freshmen and Transfer Students


The Dream.US Scholarship is for highly motivated undocumented students with significant unmet financial need. Selections are based on grade point average, test scores, demonstrated commitment to community service and the student’s ability to overcome the barriers and challenges faced by undocumented students.