Texas Bordering States Waiver

This award provides a waiver of nonresident tuition for students from Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico or Oklahoma enrolled in certain public institutions in Texas.

Awarded by:
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Award Amount:

The award allows residents of neighboring states who are enrolled 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. 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 this program. The student should contact his/her institution for more information.

Recipients:
The number of awards offered varies annually. In previous years, approximately 3,000 awards were given.
Deadline Info:

Program information is available online on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) website by clicking on the "Waiver Programs" link. The process for applying for a tuition waiver varie... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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Award Amount:$1,600
Application Deadline: See Details