To provide assistance for tuition to students from other nations of the Western Hemisphere (other than Cuba).
- 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.
This scholarship is a 12 month award, and is limited only to Texas public colleges and universities.
One year of tuition (fall, spring, and summer).
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.