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Summer Financial Aid

  • Students who received merit-based scholarships in the previous academic year are eligible for summer aid if enrolled for 6 hours or more in the summer.
  • SMU merit-based scholarships that you can receive as summer school scholarships for 6 to 12 hours are listed below. (Amount of scholarship will increase based on hours enrolled.)
  • Scholarship amounts for Taos will vary based on reduced Taos tuition charges.
  • Students may be eligible for SMU summer loan. (limited funding, eligibility determined by the Bursar’s Office)
  • Summer aid is based upon any merit/need-based aid the student received in the immediately preceding fall/spring semesters.

Transfer Scholarships

North Texas Community College $5,086
Honor Transfer Scholarship $2,543
Transfer Merit Scholarship $450
Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship $300

Merit-based Scholarships*

Second Century $3,000
Founders $2,250
Provost $1,800
Cornerstone $1,650
Leadership $1,500
SMU Distinguished $1,125
Veritas $750
SMU Dedman North Dallas High School $5,086
* International Baccalaureate, National Merit, and SMU Mustang Scholars award amounts vary; please check with your FA advisor for specific information.

Opportunity Grant

Summer Opportunity Grant $900

SMU Summer Loan

Summer Loan (0%, deferred repayment) Up to $5,000

President’s and Hunt Scholars – please see FA advisor for regular FA summer aid.

President's Scholars
who wish to go abroad this summer and use their abroad semester in which both tuition and transportation are paid should see Martha Starke in the Associate Provost's Office.

Hunt Scholars who wish to go abroad this summer and use their abroad semester in which both tuition and transportation are paid see Lindsey Davis in the Associate Provost's Office.

Applications for summer financial aid assistance need to be completed by April 15 for priority consideration for limited funding. Questions concerning application for institutional aid should be directed to .

Mark your calendar for Summer 2015

Schedule of Classes Available

MayTerm in Dallas
March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015

Enrollment Begins

MayTerm in Dallas
April 6, 2015
  • Continuing Degree Students
    April 6, 2015
  • New Degree Students
    May 28, 2015
  • Visiting Summer Students
    April 27, 2015


MayTerm in Dallas
May 14 - 29, 2015
Full Summer
June 1 - August 4, 2015
Summer I
June 1 - June 30, 2015
Summer II
July 6 - August 4, 2015

Contact Info

Enrollment Resources

The Summer Studies Office works with undergraduate students only.
For information on Graduate/Professional summer courses contact the school.

For Youth Programs, contact Continuing and Professional Education