Graduate Scholarships


The Jindal School awards scholarships to competitive new incoming students admitted in the fall and spring and current students just prior to each fall.

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Each scholarship has specific criteria which may include: academic merit, residency status, community service, student organization involvement, leadership and work experience to name a few.

The application for Fall 2021 is now open.

The application for Spring 2021 is closed. The deadline was Dec 5th, 2020.


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  • JSOM Graduate Scholarships

All applications for donor, Dean’s Excellence and Dean's Impact scholarships are processed through our Scholarship Application Portal. Read the directions carefully.

Who may apply for Jindal School graduate scholarships?

How can I apply for Jindal School graduate scholarships?

  • All graduate scholarships are awarded via applications made through Scholarship Application Portal. Complete the general scholarship application, then complete each relevant donor scholarship application prior to final submission.
  • New incoming students may apply for scholarships for the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Current students may apply for scholarships for the Fall semesters only.
  • Students must carefully read the criteria and requirements for each scholarship.

How can I find the status of my Jindal School scholarship application?

  • The results for Fall scholarships for new incoming students will be announced by mid-July and for current students will be announced by late August.
  • The results for Spring scholarships for new incoming students will be announced by mid-December (current students will not be considered for Spring scholarships, scholarship application for current students is only available for Fall).
  • You may check application status at any time via Scholarship Application Portal.

What are the rules for Jindal School scholarships?

  • Scholarships are not transferable and not deferrable. If a scholarship recipient defers enrollment, the scholarship will be cancelled.
  • Students may seek scholarships from multiple organizations including The University of Texas, industry and trade groups and civic organizations. Receiving a scholarship from one of these sources will not impact any scholarship awarded by Jindal School.
  • Students should apply for as many donor scholarships as they qualify for using this portal. However, Jindal School students will receive no more than one Jindal School scholarship per award cycle.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain minimum GPA of 3.0 during the academic year.
  • Non-Texas residents including international students who receive a competitive scholarship of $1,000 or more during Fall semester, may be eligible for in-state tuition for two consecutive semesters in that academic year (Fall and Spring semesters only and does not apply to Summer semester).
  • Non-Texas residents including international students who receive a competitive scholarship of $1,000 or more during Spring semester, may be eligible for in-state tuition for two consecutive semesters in that academic year (Spring and Summer semesters only).
  • Accepting a scholarship and tuition reductions may impact a student’s tax status/situation. Please consult a professional tax advisor to determine the financial implications or contact taxcompliance@utdallas.edu.
  • Scholarships awarded by cohort programs, non-funded programs and executive programs have different rules. Check with the program director.

Please note:

  • A "New Incoming Student" is one who has not completed and is not currently taking any graduate credit hours at the Jindal School of Management - UT Dallas.
  • A "Current Student" is one who has completed or is currently taking at least one graduate credit hour at the Jindal School of Management - UT Dallas.
  • A "Full-time Student" is a graduate student who is enrolled in at least 9 credit hours per semester at the Jindal School of Management - UT Dallas.

Have any additional questions? View our frequently asked graduate scholarship questions.

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