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Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) for International Students

General Information

The Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) is available in limited amounts to eligible, non-immigrant international students on F and J visas at the University of Texas Brownsville who demonstrate financial need. Awards will be made based on a date priority order until available funds are exhausted. Awards will be made in the amount of $200.00 to $1000.00 per semester.

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrate financial need.
  2. Be enrolled in a program of study leading to a certificate or a degree as follows:
    • Fulltime Undergraduate = 12 credit hours
    • Fulltime Graduate = 9 hours
  3. Be in ‘Good’ Academic Standing and must be meeting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.
  4. 4. Be in good immigration status with a valid passport, I-94 and I-20.

Applying

Complete the International Student Financial Aid Application by January 5th, 2015 for the Spring/2015 semester

  1. International Student Financial Aid Application—Instructions Handout
  2. International Student Financial Aid Application 2014–2015

 

 

 

Office of Financial Aid

 Enrollment Center @ The Tower, Main 1.100

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 956-882-8277
Fax: 956-882-8229
financialaid@utb.edu

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