Office of Scholarships

UTEP Scholars Excellence Program


Presidential Scholarship | Total Award: $32,00

$8,000 per year to the top ranked student (#1) at the end of Junior year from public high schools within Region 19

Free on-campus housing for the first academic year for the fall, spring & summer semesters*

One offer per school

*Details will be provided at time of award

Excellence Scholarship |Total Award: $24,000


$6,000 per year to the top ranked student (#2) at the end of Junior year from public high schools within Region 19

One offer per school

Andalusite Award | Level 1 | Total Award:$12,000


$3,000 per year, for four (4) years

Must meet two of the following criteria:

- Overall high school overall GPA of at least 96

- Ranked in the top 3 percent of graduating class

- See test score requirements table below

Tanzanite Award | Level 2 | Total Award:$8,000


$2,000 per year, for four (4) years

Must meet all of the following criteria:

- Overall high school overall GPA of at least 93

- Ranked in the top 10 percent of graduating class

- See test score requirements table below

Jaspilite Award | Level 3 | Total Award: $4,000

$1,000 per year, for four (4) years

Must meet all of the following criteria:

- Overall high school overall GPA of at least 90

- Ranked in the top 10 percent of graduating class

- See test score requirements table below:

Test Taken Before March 2016

Test Taken After March 2016

SAT

ACT

PAA

SAT Redesign

ACT

PAA*

Math & Reading

Composite

Total

Total

Composite

Total

Andelusite

1220

27

1472

1290

27

1472

Tanzanite

1130

25

1335

1220

25

1335

Jaspilite

1090

24

1291

1180

24

1291

*subject to change