Good Neighbor Scholarship Program

Program Purpose

To provide assistance for tuition to students from other nations of the Western Hemisphere (other than Cuba).

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students who are nonresidents from an eligible country;
  • Have been born in and are current residents of a nation of the Western hemisphere other than Cuba or the United States;
  • Intend to return to the eligible country upon completion of the program of study; and
  • Are scholastically qualified for admission.

New Requirement Fall, 2014

Senate Bill 1210 (83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session) adds a Grade Point Average requirement for persons to receive continuation awards through the program.  The Bill also establishes a Limit to the Total Number of Hours, cumulative, that a student may take and continue to receive awards through this program. This change goes into effect in fall, 2014. Contact your institution for more information.

Eligible Institutions

This scholarship is a 12 month award, and is limited only to Texas public colleges and universities.

Award Amount

One year of tuition (fall, spring, and summer).

Application Process

Contact the Student Financial Aid Office and/or the International Student Affairs Office at your institution for an application. The deadline for participating institutions to submit student recommendation forms is March 15 of each year.

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