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UNT Dallas empowers students, transforms lives, strengthens communities. ”

— Founded in 2000

T3 Program Benefits at UNT Dallas

By attending UNTD, T3 Scholars receive the following benefits and support to help you to and through your postsecondary journey:

  • Onboarding Program: Required for scholars attending a partner college/university, there are 2 components to the T3 Onboarding Program to complete before your first semester. You will hear directly from UNT Dallas about Orientation.
  • Access toT3 Connect: T3 Connect is a virtual platform to network, stay connected, informed, and engage with T3 staff, T3 ambassadors, representatives at your college, and fellow T3 Scholars. Join or visit T3 Connect TODAY!
  • College Persistence Coaching & Resources:

    • All T3 Scholars meet with a designated T3 Persistence Coach as determined by UNT Dallas at least 2x per semester (required for first-year scholars)
    • Attend T3 Signature Events held once a semester (Fall and Spring)
    • Community Engagement** (**Required for 3rd/4th year Scholars only).
    • UNTD T3 Ambassadors: The T3 ambassador program is run by students, for students. UNTD T3 ambassadors are currently enrolled T3 Scholars who serve to connect you to campus resources while building community and belonging. The T3 ambassador program also offers a paid leadership opportunity for enrolled T3 UNTD Scholars interested in working with T3. Learn more here.

Did you know? The admission application fee to UNTD is waived for all Fort Worth ISD students with automatic admission for those graduating in the top 30% of their respective class. UNTD is currently the only T3 partner option located in Dallas offering a value-based education accompanied by innovative, high-quality academic programs that include opportunities for rich experiential learning.

T3 Scholarships at UNT Dallas

Fast Facts + Resources

T3 Scholarships offered at UNTD:

  • Last Dollar Tuition-Only Scholarships: All eligible T3 Scholars with a family income of $65,000 or less receive a “last dollar” tuition-only scholarship to UNT Dallas for up to 8 consecutive semesters or the completion of a degree. This scholarship covers any remaining tuition costs after all Pell grants and/or other federal, state, or institutional aid have been applied. Funding is limited so be sure to apply early!
  • First Dollar Scholarships: All income eligible T3 Scholars will receive a "first dollar" scholarship of $500 per year to assist with books or other academic-related expenses. The scholarship is renewable for up to 8 consecutive semesters or the completion of a degree. Check out the scholarships page for the details.


Here's what you need to know:

  • If scholars do not meet income requirements for T3 scholarships, they are still eligible for other program supports
  • Last Dollar Scholarships are funded, administered and disbursed by the partner university
  • If eligible for a Last Dollar award, your financial aid offer letter will say "T3 Last Dollar Scholarship" and the amount will vary depending on your tuition gap after all other state, federal and/or institutional aid have been applied
  • First Dollar Scholarships are funded, administered and disbursed directly by T3. Eligible students will be contacted by T3 the Spring/Summer of their Senior year in high school with required next steps.
  • Click here to learn about continued eligibility requirements for ongoing T3 + TCU Scholars who have received T3 Scholarships.

Summer Terms at TCC

Who is eligible?

  • Current T3 Scholars enrolled at a T3 partner university who want to take a TCC summer term only.
  • Note: Students graduating high school this spring and taking courses the summer before their first fall immediately following HS graduation are not eligible.

Criteria

  • Apply to TCC
  • Inform T3 Manager of your intent to take summer classes via T3 Connect
  • Submit FAFSA/TASFA to TCC
  • Have a family income of $120,000 or less
  • Enroll in at least one course during a summer term by the registration deadline
    • Update your TCC degree plan to reflect the classes you will be taking. Need help, connect with an academic advisor here.
  • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA, following the minimum SAP requirements necessary

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