Waiver for Nonresidents Enrolled in Texas Public Universities Within 100 Miles of the Texas Border

This award is available for non-residents of Texas who are enrolled in one of the following public universities in Texas: Midwestern State University, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas A&M University-Galveston, or West Texas A&M University.

Awarded by:
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Award Amount:

The award is in the form of a tuition waiver that allows eligible students to pay a reduced tuition rate tuition cost. The award amount varies from institution to institution. Eligible students are allowed to pay a lowered non-resident tuition rate which must be at least $30 more per hour more than the resident rate. Please note: Beginning in fall 2014, legislation goes into effect that adds a grade point average requirement for persons to receive continuation awards through the program. The student should check with his/her institution for more information.

The number of awards offered varies annually. In previous years, approximately 500 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:$5,700
Application Deadline: See Details