Welcome to our scholarship directory designed exclusively for non-traditional students. Here, we aim to simplify your search for financial aid by providing a curated list of opportunities suited to your unique circumstances. Whether you're returning to education after a hiatus, pursuing a career change, or balancing studies with family and work commitments, we're here to support you in achieving your academic goals. Explore our listings and take the first step towards securing the funding you need for your educational journey!

Please note that while our directory offers a wide array of scholarship options, it is not exhaustive. We encourage you to explore additional resources and opportunities to ensure you find the best fit for your needs.



First things first! Have you submitted this year's FAFSA? If you have not done so already, complete your 2024-2025 FAFSA as soon as possible to be eligible for financial aid. 

Eagle Scholarship Portal

Make sure to fill out your UNT general scholarship form and create your account with the Eagle Scholarship Portal to see what financial opportunties are available to you at UNT. Along with creating your account, be sure to reach out to your college and major department to see what in house funding opportunties they may have available.

Off-Campus Student Services Textbook Award

That's right! Off-Campus Student Services gives out textbook award scholarship to our UNT non-traditional and graduate students each fall and spring semester! Number of scholarships awarded varies each semester. 

Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE)

This online association houses a list of available scholarships and other online resources  and funding opportunties for non-traditional students.

Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) Scholarhip Program

The ASIST award is available to adult students facing physical, economic, and/or social challenges. Candidates apply through one of the organization's local chapters. Requirements vary by chapter, but applicants generally need to demonstrate financial need and have clearly defined career goals.

Alpha Sigma Lambda

Adult students attending a school with an active Alpha Sigma Lambda chapter can apply. Applicants must have completed at least 24 credits of coursework with a minimum 3.2 GPA.

"Be Bold" Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students of all ages, education levels, locations, and GPA. Award recipients are chosen based on how "bold" their Bold.org profile is — defined as earnest, determined, and moving.

Courage to Grow Scholarship

Applicants must be a US citizen and a college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5. You must submit a 250 word essay on why you deserve the scholarship. A new winner is chosen each month.

Osher Reentry Scholarship Program

This scholarship program supports older students with a cumulative gap in their undergraduate education of five or more years. Applicants need to demonstrate financial need and the willingness to participate in the workforce upon graduation. You must attend one of Osher's 125 partnered colleges to qualify for funds, as the foundation does not award grants to applicants directly.

Tracey Johnson-Webb Adult Learners Scholarship

This scholarship seeks to honor the efforts of Tracey Johnson-Webb by supporting adult learners who are handling the responsibilities of work or parenting while pursuing higher education. Any undergraduate or graduate student who is at least forty years old and is working full time, in or out of the home, in addition to being a student.