Scholarships and Aid

Thanks to generous donations from alumni, corporations and friends of the Cockrell School, undergraduates received more than $5.6 million in merit-based awards this past year, including awards for first-year and current students.

Have you already been awarded a scholarship from the Cockrell School of Engineering? Review the Scholarship Policies on ENGR Direct Students.

Future Students

The Cockrell School of Engineering awards scholarships aimed at recognizing the academic achievements and leadership potential of future students. To be considered for merit-based scholarships, complete the Engineering Honors Program Application by December 1.

UT Austin does not have a separate scholarship application for prospective, first-year students. A completed FAFSA is not required but is strongly recommended to be considered for available university scholarships. Some scholarships administered by the UT Office of Financial Aid have special qualifications or additional requirements. View information about those in MyStatus after the university receives your admission application.

Current Students

Currently enrolled engineering students may complete the Engineering Scholarship Application by April 1 each year to be considered for scholarship awards and renewals the following year. The Cockrell School also offers scholarships throughout the year from companies, organizations and external groups. To view the current scholarship list, visit ENGR Direct Students.

Transfer Students

The Cockrell School does not offer scholarships to incoming transfer students. Transfer students are encouraged to complete the UT Scholarship Application for Continuing and Transfer Applicants by March 15. Once enrolled, transfer students may complete the Engineering Scholarship Application by April 1.

International Students

The Cockrell School does not offer scholarships to incoming international undergraduates. Current international undergraduates may apply for a small number of scholarships available by completing the Engineering Scholarship Application by April 1. For additional scholarships and financial aid opportunities, visit UT Austin International Financial Services Office.