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Scholarships | Funding

UT's Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid estimates non-tuition expenses (housing, food, other educational and incidental expenses) to exceed $1,000 a month. When considering how you will fund your college education, be sure to take into consideration the many resources available to you:

  • Fellowships and Scholarships (internal and external sources)
  • Grants for research, study, and/or travel
  • Employment opportunities (on campus and off)
  • Financial Aid (Office of Student Financial Services)

See our specific pages dedicated to:

Texas Exes Scholarships for Grad Students

Texas Exes scholarship staff have a whole host of scholarships including need-based and merit-based scholarships, specifically for graduate students. We encourage all students to apply. Please note that funding for these scholarships vary year to year.

The scholarship application is available at To apply, students should complete the Current UT Graduate Application, which will automatically match them to all Texas Exes scholarships for which they are qualified. Once students have submitted this portion of the application, they will then have the option to apply to any of our other scholarships that have additional requirements or qualifications. Current graduate students have until March 1 at 11:59 pm CST to submit their application for Texas Exes scholarships.

If you have questions, please review our FAQ or email

UT College of Liberal Arts (COLA) Scholarships

  • Various awards are available for continuing graduate and undergraduate students
  • Awards are administered by the COLA Dean's office; awards are for a semester, year, or summer
  • A variety of awards for various purposes, awarded based on both financial need & merit
  • Check back regularly, as it is updated by the Dean's office and new awards are posted all the time
  • Slavic Department Scholarships

CREEES Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship

Other FLAS opportunities on campus:

Study Abroad Scholarship Portal "Global Assist"

  • Available to both undergraduate and graduate students based on programs, countries, or other criteria
  • More information available through UT

Texas Grants Resource Center (TGRC)

  • Incredible resource for finding external funding sources, for education, internships, research, community projects, etc.
  • Consider attending a regularly scheduled workshop on how to best utilize this resource

Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA)

  • For information on financial aid at UT

University of Texas Scholarships