Undergraduate Scholarships


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The Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) awards merit-based scholarships to incoming and continuing undergraduate students in fall semester. Each scholarship may have specific requirements including but not limited to academic performance, area of study, residency status, leadership, community service and level of student organization involvement.

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Important Notes

UT Dallas offers Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) and Freshmen Excellence Scholarship (FES) to incoming first-time-in-college freshman students admitted for the fall term immediately following high school graduation (see below).

Students are automatically considered for an AES award on the basis of their completed application to the university and no other materials are required (see qualifications).

All first-time-in-college incoming freshmen who have been admitted to UT Dallas as a Jindal School of Management undergraduate major are automatically considered for this tuition and fees scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to exceptional candidates on a competitive basis and will be offered to selected recipients until all funds are exhausted. Incoming freshmen who have been awarded other tuition Scholarships/funding waivers aid are eligible for this scholarship if their total award does not exceed their total tuition and fees per semester.


Availability: Awarded Fall Semester to incoming freshman business majors in JSOM
Award: $2,000 for the freshman year.
Requirements, Terms & Conditions: Applicants SAT/ACT scores, class rank, activities, achievements, leadership positions will be considered.

  • Applicants must be graduating from a US high school
  • Applicants must be enrolled in at least 15 semester credit hours each semester during the scholarship award period
  • Maintain UT Dallas GPA of 3.0
  • Applicants must be admitted as and remain a JSOM major 
  • Scholarship is applied to tuition and fees only

The Honors College coordinates with the University’s National Merit Scholarship Division to offer special scholarships to students who are National Merit Finalists.

All transfer students who have been admitted to Jindal School of Management, are considered for most of the transfer scholarships and opportunities, as part of their admission process. Incoming Transfers may visit the UT Dallas Financial Aid page for more information about these opportunities.

Application Deadline: Fall Semester, May 20th.

  • All applicants must fully complete and submit the online undergraduate scholarship application and are encouraged to read the criteria and requirements very carefully to ensure meeting the qualifications.
  • Current student refers to a student that has completed or are is currently taking at least one undergraduate credit hour at the Naveen Jindal School of Management.
  • The scholarships for current students (including Naveen Jindal Student Support Fund and other donor scholarships listed below) are offered for fall semester only.
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