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Distinguished Transfer Scholarship
Merit Scholarship for 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 by May 1 (fall semester) or November 1 (spring semester) who meet the requirements stated below.

Eligibility Criteria

Students must:

  • Transfer 24-66 semester credits of academic coursework from a Community College or University (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

*scholarship awards based on fund availability.


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