The University of the Incarnate Word offers a number of scholarships to first degree seeking undergraduate students. All merit based scholarships are renewable for up to four years as long as a minimum grade point average of 3.0 is maintained. All awards are given at the time of admission.
Students applying to the University for the first time directly from high school are eligible. Awards are given based on high school grades and SAT or ACT test scores. The awards range from $5,000 – $20,000 per year (effective Fall 2020).
Any student that is applying with a minimum of 24 degree seeking credits is considered a transfer student. All transfer students are automatically eligible for an academic scholarship based on their cumulative grade point average. These awards range from $10,000 – $15,000 (effective Fall 2020).
Catholic High School Award
Any student applying as a freshman and graduated from a Catholic High School is eligible for a $2,000 award.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Any student transferring from a U.S. based college/university that is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society will receive an additional $2,000 award.
Alamo Colleges Scholarship
Transfer students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree, with the most recent 24 credit hours from Alamo Colleges, and who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher will receive an additional $2,000 award.
Central/South American Scholarship
Any student that is applying to UIW from within their home country in the regions of Central and South American will receive a 20% tuition discount. Only students applying to UIW from within their home country and independently of a recruiting agent are eligible.
South Pacific Scholarship
Any student applying to UIW from within their home country of Indonesia, Philippines or Vietnam will receive a 20% tuition discount. Only students applying to UIW from within their home country and independently of a recruiting agent are eligible.
Applicants must be either returning UIW students who have earned a minimum 3.6 cumulative grade point average or high school students who meet the academic scholarship criteria established by the UIW Admissions Office. Application deadline is in March each year.
Sister School Alumni
Students who have received a bachelor’s degree from one of UIW’s sister school partners will receive a 15% tuition discount towards a master’s degree at UIW. This award does not apply to students who are part of special programs, cohorts and/or recruited by third parties.