Gates Millennium Scholars: Gates Millennium Scholars may apply for graduate student funding in one of the following programs at UT:
- MBA in Information Systems Management
- M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology
- Master of Education
- M.S. in Exercise and Nutrition Science
Students must submit a Graduate Program Inquiry Form to the Gates Millennium Scholars Program to determine whether the Gates Millennium Scholars will provide funding for the program. Deadline for application is usually Jan. 15 of the same year you intend to begin enrollment for the fall semester (i.e., Jan. 15 for funding in the 2019-2020 academic year). Visit the Gates Millennium Scholars website for more information.
The Financial Aid Office recommends looking to professional associations related to your desired field of study, as many offer scholarships to graduate students. These websites provide information on outside scholarships, grants and loans:
Students must notify the Financial Aid Office of any outside awards. Receipt of privately funded scholarships may cause an overaward of financial aid funds.
Veterans and Military Service Members Educational Benefits
UT may cover up to 100 percent of the tuition and fees of veterans eligible for the new Yellow Ribbon program. However, not all graduate programs will be completely covered through the Yellow Ribbon program. The veterans certifying official is located in the Registrar’s Office.
Learn more about veterans benefits
Employee Tuition Benefits
Many companies support employee graduate education with tuition assistance plans. Please let your financial aid counselor know if you will receive educational assistance or other benefits from your employer.
Learn more about participating in an employee reimbursement plan
Graduate and Part-Time Student Tuition Payment Plan
The Bursar's office offers a tuition payment plan specifically for graduate and part-time students. More information, payment plan worksheet and contract are available.
Award amount: cost of attendance less other aid
- Students may select any lender or bank of their choice or choose a lender from UT’s Preferred Lender List.
- The Financial Aid Office recommends exhausting all other aid options before taking an alternative loan (federal loans are generally less expensive).
- FAFSA is not required.
- Lenders may require a co-borrower, making payments while in school or other stipulations.
Higher Education and Your Taxes
Education tax credits, including American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning can help pay for college. Form 1098-T will help identify tax credits.