Financial Aid Programs

Students will find a wide range of grant, loan, employment, and tuition exemption and waiver programs available at UT Tyler. For additional information and program requirements, refer to:

Grant Programs

Federal Pell Grant
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Texas Public Educational Grant
Education Affordability Grant

Loan Programs

William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Stafford, Unsubsidized Stafford, PLUS/GradPLUS)
Texas B-on-Time Loan

Employment Programs

Federal Work Study
Texas Work Study
Working to Success

Students should visit the Career Services Office or for on-campus student employment, job searching tips, interview skills, resume writing, and etc. Students should also enroll in PatriotJobs for additional employment assistance and appointments (a username and password is required).

Financial Aid Programs for Texas Residents

For a complete listing of all exemptions, and waivers, scholarships, and grants offered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, please refer to:

Tuition Exemptions and Waivers

Hazlewood Tuition Exemption
Texas Commission for the Deaf Exemption
Texas Commission for the Blind Exemption
Competitive Scholarship Waiver
Teaching/Research Assistant Waiver
Teacher/Professor Tuition Waiver
Bordering State Resident Waiver
Senior Citizens Exemption
U.S. Military Stationed in Texas
Adopted Students Formerly in Foster or Residential Care
Children of Professional Nurse Faculty and Staff
Clinical Preceptors and their children
TANF Exemption
Children of Disabled Firefighters and Peace Officers
Exemption for Highest Ranking High School Graduate
Peace Officer Exemption
Disabled Peace Officer Exemption


Top 10% Scholarship Award
Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship


Texas Public Educational Grant