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Scholarship Opportunities for New Freshmen

Scholarship Opportunities Freshman

Dec. 1 is the early action date for incoming freshmen. Those who apply by Dec. 1 will receive notification of awards by Feb. 1. The priority date is Feb. 1; those who apply by Feb. 1 will receive notification of awards by May 1. Awards will be made based on the availability of funds.

Scholarships for

Scholarship Awards for Texas and Out of State Residents

To qualify for scholarships, ACT or SAT composite scores must meet or exceed criteria below.

 

Award Level

Amount Per Year

ACT or SAT Score*

 

High School Class Rank

President's Scholar

$8,000

30/1360

AND

Top 5%

Provost's Scholar

$4,000

26/1230

AND

Top 10%

Honor Scholar

$3,000

24/1160

AND

Top 15%

Academic Scholar $1,500 22/1100 OR Top 25%

 

Here is what it takes to qualify:

  • Submit to the university your most recent high school transcript showing class rank and ACT/SAT scores, no awards will be made until this information is submitted  
  • Be a recent high school graduate
  • Enroll as a new, full-time student at WTAMU in the fall or spring
  • Complete the University scholarship application by the early action date of Dec. 1 or priority date of Feb. 1
  • New spring students must complete the online scholarship application by Dec. 15, awards will be made based on the availability of funds

Here is what it takes to continue the award:

  • Complete the University scholarship application by the priority date of Feb. 1
  • Complete 30 hours at WTAMU for the academic year (fall, spring, intersessions, summer I, summer II) 
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average

Each year, $5 million in scholarship aid is awarded to WTAMU students. Don’t wait—apply now.

Students who do not qualify for an award are still eligible for consideration. And costs of attendance  at WTAMU are 31% less than the average for all public four-year universities in Texas--we’re already a great value.

Don't Give Up
Still Eligible For Consideration

Students who do not qualify for an award are still eligible for consideration. And costs of attendance  at WTAMU are 31% less than the average for all public four-year universities in Texas - we’re already a great value.

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