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Distinguished Transfer Scholarship
Merit Scholarship for Texas Community College Transfers

At UTSA, we are committed to the success of our students. UTSA offers the Distinguished Transfer Scholarship for qualified incoming transfer students who can receive up to $6,000 just by applying to UTSA.

How to Apply

There is no application process. Automatic consideration will be given to Fall and Spring applicants admitted to UTSA who submitted their FAFSA by May 1 or November 1.


Students must:

  • be a Texas resident
  • transfer 24-66 semester credits of academic coursework from a Texas Community College (dual credit and work in progress not included)
  • have a 3.75 GPA (4.0 Scale)
Award Amount over 2 years GPA (4.0 Scale) Renewal UTSA GPA
$6,000 ($3,000/year) 3.75 GPA 3.0 GPA


Renewals will be awarded to recipients who enroll for 12 or more semester credits and retain a 3.0 GPA (4.0 scale) each semester.