Scholarships & Financial Aid
Your application - either through the TLU Application, Common Application, or ApplyTexas - also serves as your application for TLU academic scholarships
2024-2025 Scholarships for Freshman
First-year students who apply for the 2024-2025 academic year and are admitted are eligible to receive academic scholarships ranging from $20,000 per year ($80,000 over four years) up to $25,000 per year ($100,000 over four years).
We are test optional, so no SAT/ACT score is required to qualify for academic scholarships. See below for additional awards if you submit a SAT/ACT test score.
|Core Academic GPA||Academic Scholarship||Scholarship Amount|
4.0 and above
3.69 and below
SAT/ACT Test Takers
If you take the SAT and score 1100 or above, or the ACT and score 22 or above, you will want to submit your test score to earn an additional $1,000 to $3,000 depending on your score. The SAT/ACT award of $1,000-$3,000 is in addition to your Academic Scholarship (Heritage, Academic Excellence, or Presidential). Test scores must be received by June 1 to be eligible for a SAT/ACT award.
|SAT or ACT Score||Amount of Award |
(Awarded on top of your academic scholarship)
|> = 1400 SAT or 31 ACT|
|> = 1300 SAT or 28 ACT||$2,000|
|> = 1100 SAT or 22 ACT||$1,000|
Transfer Scholarships: Academic Excellence Award
Transfer scholarships are awarded based on cumulative GPA from all institutions attended. Renewal of transfer academic scholarships is based on continued full-time enrollment and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 earned at TLU. All transfer scholarships are renewable for six semesters.
|> = 3.25|
|3.0 - 3.24||$16,000/yr|
|2.7 - 2.99||$15,000/yr|
|2.5 - 2.69||$14,000/yr|