Financial Aid Programs

Students will find a wide range of grant, loan, employment, and tuition exemption and waiver programs available at UT Tyler.

Grant Programs

Federal Pell Grants

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants

Texas Public Educational Grants


Education Affordability Grant

Loan Programs

William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Stafford, Unsubsidized Stafford, PLUS)

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

Valedictorian of Texas High Schools Exemption
Early High School Graduation Award
Top 10% Scholarship Award