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The University of Texas at San Antonio has an incredible scholarship opportunity available for any Lone Star College student who is acquiring a degree in STEM. Below you will find all of the details of this scholarship and FAQ so you and your family can plan. We hope to welcome you to the Roadrunner family soon! (currently enrolling for Fall 2024) 


Scholarship Details 

Students are eligible for $15,000 annual (renewable) scholarship at the University of Texas at San Antonio, if they meet the following criteria: 

  • Must be a transfer student from Lone Star College. 
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA, 2.5 GPA to retain scholarship each year. 
  • Must have completed 24 credit hours of coursework at Lone Star College (excludes dual credit coursework). 
  • Must be enrolled full-time as determined by the University. Exceptions to full-time enrollment are considered on a case-by-case basis. (12 hours per semester) 
  • Must be enrolled in the following degree programs: 
Klesse College
College of Sciences


KCEID student teaching students

Your next steps

  1. Apply to UTSA through Apply Texas or Common App and submit all required admission requirements. Transfer Applicants - UTSA Admissions 
  2. Once you are admitted to UTSA, visit the UTSA Scholarship Hub and apply for the Lonestar STEM Scholarship.  
  3. Make sure to check your myUTSA account and complete your Rowdy Ready Checklist prior to the start of the semester.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the scholarship will be automatically renewed as long as the following renewal criteria is met: Majoring in an approved STEM major at UTSA with at least a 2.5 GPA to retain scholarship each year. Must be enrolled full-time as determined by the University exceptions to full-time enrollment are considered on a case-by-case basis.

No. However, some UTSA scholarships awarded through General Scholarship Application require the recipient to show financial need as determined by the annual Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA, regardless of family income. The priority deadline to submit the FAFSA to UTSA is March 15 for new and current UTSA students. Complete the FAFSA online at studentaid.gov once the FAFSA opens.


UTSA Priority Deadline for financial aid is March 15th. However, students can apply for admissions and financial aid through the final admission deadline. For domestic transfer students, the final fall admission deadline for is July 1st. For more information on UTSA transfer admission deadlines, you visit Transfer Admissions - UTSA Admissions. 

Yes! We welcome you and your family/guests to visit campus. We offer many visit opportunities and open house events. You can register by visiting Visit UTSA - UTSA Admissions.

There are no restrictions on how students use their scholarship funds. You can check-out the UTSA Cost of Attendance at Cost of Attendance - UTSA One Stop.

Yes, you can apply for additional scholarship opportunities! 

If your GPA drops below a 2.5, please contact your Student Success Center in either Klesse or College of Sciences, so we can review your options  

Unfortunately, the Spring 2024 deadline has passed but the application is available for Fall 2024! 

These students should already be identified but if you find that you are in this situation, the answer is YES.

Klesse College Majors: Jennifer.McDaniel@utsa.edu ; Monica.Bowden@utsa.edu

College of Sciences Majors: cos.scholarships@utsa.edu