To provide a waiver of nonresident tuition for officers in the U.S. Foreign Service who are assigned to a post in Mexico and are attending a public institution of higher education in Texas.
- Are foreign service officers employed by the U.S. Department of State;
- Are assigned to duty in an office of the U.S. Department of State located in Mexico; and
- Are enrolled in a public institution of higher education in Texas.
Non-immigrant aliens are not eligible for this program as they would not be serving as foreign service officers for the United States.
Limited to public institution in Texas.
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, 54.206 and Coordinating Board Rule, Chapter 21, Subchapter B, Section 29 (Pertaining to Exceptions).
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