The Emerald Eagle Scholars Program provides access to higher education for academically talented students with high financial need. The program connects students to campus resources while engaging them in activities that facilitate their intellectual engagement, academic success, and, ultimately, the timely completion of their bachelor’s degrees.
This special program is founded on three pillars:
- Financial support: The average cost of tuition and mandatory fees up to 15 credit hours per semester are paid for four consecutive years using a combination of the student’s Federal Pell Grant award, state, and UNT grants.
- Academic success: All Emerald Eagle Scholars must maintain a minimum UNT cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 and enroll as full time students each fall and spring term. All Emerald Eagle Scholars must successfully complete at least 24 credit hours by the end of the academic year.
- Campus Engagement: A variety of special events and intentional relationships characterize the richness of university life for Emerald Eagle Scholars.
The rigorous curriculum at UNT, combined with the Emerald Eagle Scholars' opportunities for financial support, academic challenges, and campus involvement, may be just the right fit for you. The Emerald Eagle Scholars Program does NOT cover other university costs such as housing and dining fees and books, etc.
The Emerald Eagle Scholars Program provides access to higher education for academically talented students with high financial need. While at UNT, the program seeks to connect Emerald Eagle Scholars to campus resources, engage them in activities that facilitate their academic success, and support students in the timely completion of their bachelor’s degrees.
A student-focused public research university, UNT has been named an America's Top College by Forbes and is the largest, most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. With excellent academics and distinguished faculty, we are the choice of 38,000 students. We offer 109 bachelor’s, 94 master’s and 36 doctoral degree programs. You’re invited to visit our campus. For a guided tour, call 940-565-4104 or sign up at our Tours website.