Texas Border County Waiver

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. Students must enroll in an eligible Texas institution.

Awarded by:
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Award Amount:

The tuition rate charged to students participating in this program is based on the rate similar institutions in the student's home state charge Texas residents to attend. Please note: Beginning in fall 2014, legislation will go into effect that adds a grade point average requirement for persons to receive continuation awards through the program. The student should contact his/her institution for more information.

The number of awards offered varies annually. In previous years, approximately 2,200 awards were given.
Deadline Info:

Program information is available on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) website by clicking on the "Waiver Programs" link. The student must first confirm that his/her Texas institut... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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Award Amount:$3,500
Application Deadline: See Details