TheDream.US Opportunity Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for first-time-in-college students who are eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status). Students must demonstrate significant financial need, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and attend one of TheDream.US’s partner colleges.

Edward S. Roth Manufacturing Engineering Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international undergraduate and/or graduate students who plan to attend or are currently attending certain ABET-accredited institutions. A list of eligible institutions can be found at www.sme.org/cgi-bin/smeefhtml.pl?/foundation/scholarships/fsfroth.html&&&SEF&. The applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible.

TSPE Regional Scholarship

High school seniors planning to enroll full time in an ABET-accredited engineering program in Texas are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1150 or higher OR an ACT math score of 29 or higher and an ACT English score of 25 or higher.

Research Assistants and Teaching Assistants Waiver

This award is available for research and teaching assistants employed in Texas who are not residents of Texas; assistants’ spouses and children are also eligible. Eligible applicants must attend a public college or university in Texas.

Waiver for College Faculty and Their Dependents

This award is available to non-Texas resident college teachers and professors who are employed at a public college or university in Texas. The waiver allows the teacher/professor and/or his/her immediate family members to pay resident tuition rates.

Mexican Citizens with Financial Need – Border County Waiver

This award is available for Mexican students who demonstrate financial need and who are planning to enroll at one of the following public Texas colleges or universities: Sul Ross State University, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas Southmost College, Texas State Technical College-Harlingen, University of Texas at Brownsville, University of Texas at El Paso, and University of Texas Pan American.

Mexican Citizens with Financial Need – Border Nations Waiver

This award is available for Mexican citizens who are planning to attend a public college or university in Texas. The student must demonstrate financial need.

Dual Medical/Philosophy Degree Waiver (Biomedical Research Scholarship Student Waiver)

This award is for international graduate students who are accepted into a clinical and biomedical sciences program at an eligible public institution in Texas. The student must hold a competitive academic scholarship or stipend from their institutions.

Texas Competitive Scholarship Waiver

This award is available for U.S. and international students who have been awarded a competitive scholarship of at least $1,000 and who plan to attend a public college or university in Texas.

Exemption for the Surviving Spouse and Minor Children of Certain Deceased Public Servants

This award is available to Texas resident undergraduate students who are the surviving spouse and/or dependent children of certain Texas employees killed in the line of duty. Applicants must enroll at a public Texas college or university.