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T3 Program Benefits at UTA

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

  1. Last Dollar Tuition-Free Scholarships: Effective Fall 2022, all eligible T3 Scholars with a family income of $85,000 or less will receive a “last dollar” tuition-only scholarship to UTA for up to 8 consecutive semesters or the completion of a degree. This scholarship covers any remaining tuition costs and mandatory fees after all Pell grants and/or other federal, state, or institutional aid have been applied. Learn more on the UTA website!
  2. First Dollar Scholarships: Effective Fall 2022, all income eligible T3 Scholars will receive a "first dollar" scholarship of $500 per year to assist with books or other academic-related expenses. Check out the scholarships page for the details.
  3. Bridge Programming: Required for scholars attending a partner college/university, there are three components to the T3 Bridge Program to complete before your first semester. Be sure to check your personal email for more info beginning spring semester your senior year. You will hear directly from UTA about Orientation and Maventure Camp.
  4. College Persistence Coaching + Resources: If you need additional guidance throughout your time at UTA, one-on-one and group advising and support will be available to T3 Scholars to ensure you are successful. You also have access to T3 Connect, a virtual platform to network, stay connected and informed, and engage with community mentors.

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Fast Facts + Resources

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
  • For all things Last Dollar Scholarships at UTA, check out this comprehensive FAQ!
  • First Dollar Scholarships are funded, administered and disbursed directly by T3

Last Dollar Recipients: Students will receive a hard-copy letter in the mail congratulating recipients by May. They will also receive an email to their UTA email address. If you do not receive the congratulatory letter by May 30, you do not qualify for the T3 Last Dollar Scholarship. Often this is due to missed deadlines or not meeting the income eligibility requirements. There is no appeal process.

Continued Eligibility:

  • Register for a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester (fall and spring); a total of 24 credit hours an academic year required
  • Complete and submit your FAFSA/TASFA each year by the program deadline
  • Last Dollar Scholarships: Maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • First Dollar Scholarships: Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Questions? Email us at support@T3partnership.org

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Mission Statement

UTA is a comprehensive research, teaching, and public service institution whose mission is the advancement of knowledge and the pursuit of excellence. The University is committed to the promotion of lifelong learning through its academic and continuing education programs and to the formation of good citizenship through its community service learning programs. The diverse student body shares a wide range of cultural values and the University community fosters unity of purpose and cultivates mutual respect. ”

— Founded in 1895

T1

The fourth institution in the state to achieve designation as a Texas Tier One university, a significant milestone of excellence in academics & research

100+

100+ T3 Scholars in Cohort 1 received the Last Dollar Tuition-Only Scholarship at UTA in Fall 2021

$20M

Each year, UTA awards more than $20 million in scholarships, making a world-class education accessible to students

#1

In Texas for Transfer Students (U.S. News & World Report)

180

UTA offers over 180 degree programs with 9 Colleges & Schools

2019

The Princeton Review named UTA as one of the "Best of the West" in its 2019 Best Colleges: Region by Region rankings

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