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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.

Total: $9000 Awards:  280
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Military: Member/Spouse/Child who Remains Continuously Enrolled in Higher Education in Texas Waiver

This award is available for U.S students who are members of the U.S. Armed Forces or commissioned officers in the U.S. Public Health Service, and their spouse or child. Applicants must be attending a public college or university in Texas as a non-resident student.

Total: $1730 Awards:  1300
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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.

Total: $5600 Awards:  14600
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Military: Honorably Discharged, Separated or Retired Veterans Who Move to Texas Waiver

This award is available to former members of the U.S. Armed Forces or former commissioned officers of the U.S. Public Health Service who are retired or have been honorably discharged. The student must have enrolled in a Texas public college or university for any term or semester at a state institution of higher education that begins before the first anniversary of the member's separation.

Total: $1700 Awards:  1300
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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.

Total: $3500 Awards:  2200
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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.

Total: $6600 Awards:  14500
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Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG)

This award is available for U.S. and international students attending a Texas college or university. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1200 Awards:  103000
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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.

Total: $2538 Awards:  4084
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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.

Total: $8720 Awards:  23000
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Exemption for Students under Conservatorship of the Dept. of Family and Protective Services

This award is available for Texas resident students who have been in the care or conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS). Applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a public Texas college or university no later than his/her 25th birthday.

Total: $2104 Awards:  3600
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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.

Total: $500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 18

Stephen T. Kugle Scholarship

U.S. college sophomores or juniors currently enrolled in a public college or university in one of the states in ASME District E (Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming) are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and major in mechanical engineering.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01