To provide a waiver of nonresident tuition to individuals from Mexico who have financial need and enroll in public institutions in Texas.
- Residents of Mexico;
- Demonstrate financial need; and
- Enroll in a graduate degree program in public health conducted by a public university or health-related institution in a county immediately adjacent to Mexico.
Non-immigrant aliens living in Texas who are citizens of Mexico are eligible for this program.
Limited to public universities offering graduate degree programs in public health that are located in a county adjacent to Mexico.
The process for applying for a tuition waiver varies from college to college. Normally, the office of the registrar processes tuition waivers. However, waivers may also be processed by the admissions office and/or financial aid. The student must be able to provide the college or university with proof that he/she meets the program eligibility requirements.
Generally, student eligibility for a waiver must be established prior to or at the time of enrollment. Contact your college for additional information.
- To read more about this program check out:
Texas Education Code 54.231(b)(4) and Coordinating Board Rule, Chapter 21, Subchapter B, Section 29 (Pertaining to Exceptions).
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