This program provides a waiver of nonresident tuition to individuals who are residents of a county or parish of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico or Oklahoma that is adjacent to Texas to enroll in public institutions in Texas while paying a reduced tuition rate, based on the rate charged Texas students at similar institutions in their state.
- Awarded by:
- Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
The award allows residents of neighboring states who are from counties or parishes bordering Texas (Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico) and enroll in an eligible Texas institution where the program applies to pay a reduced tuition rate tuition cost. The tuition rate charged student's participating in this program is based on the rate similar institutions in the student's home state charge Texas residents to attend.
- Varies, approximately 2,200 total awards were disbursed last year.
Eligible students must make application for theTexas Border County Waiver program directly through his/her college. Each participating college may also require additional application materials. Stude... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.