Exemption for Highest Ranking High School Graduate

This award is for Texas resident high school seniors who graduate as valedictorians from a Texas high school and are planning to enroll in a public Texas college or university.

Exemption for Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Police Officers, and Other Public Servants

This award is available to Texas resident students who are the children of persons who have been disabled or killed in the line of duty while serving the community. The applicant must apply before his/her 21st birthday.

Texas Blind/Deaf Student Exemption Program

This award is available to Texas resident students who are blind and/or deaf who attend public colleges or universities in the state of Texas. The student must provide certification from the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services of status as a blind person or a deaf person.

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.

TEXAS (Toward Excellence, Access, and Success) Grant Program

This award is available to Texas high school graduates, or undergraduate students who earned an associate degree from a public technical, state or community college in Texas, who are planning to attend a public university in Texas. Students must demonstrate financial need and have an Expected Family Contribution of $5,233 or less.

Texas Good Neighbor Scholarship Program

This award is available for international students who are citizens of a nation in the western hemisphere other than Cuba and the United States. Applicants must plan to attend a public Texas college or university.

Conditional Grant Program

This scholarship is available for Texas high school seniors and undergraduate students who are economically disadvantaged and are majoring in civil engineering or a department-approved operational business major. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 (2.5 if currently in college) or higher, or an SAT score of 900 or higher or an ACT score of 21 or higher if applying as a high school senior.

Rockwell Automation Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international female college sophomores majoring in computer engineering, computer science, or software engineering with a grade point average of 3.0. Preference is given to students who attend select schools as listed on the SWE website.

GE Women’s Network Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. female undergraduate students who are majoring in certain fields of engineering or computer science, are members of the SWE, and attend a preferred school. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and plan to enroll full time.