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Financial Aid for Graduate Students

Graduate applicants or students interested in receiving financial assistance must:
• be admitted into the graduate program they are pursuing
• be enrolled for at least 6 graduate hours or more per semester

Note: Students taking courses for professional improvement or certifications and post baccalaureate students are not eligible for federal or state financial aid.

Graduate Assistant:

The University awards graduate assistants each year on a competitive basis to graduate students in support of their efforts to obtain a graduate degree. Graduate assistants may serve as teaching assistants, lab assistants or research assistants.
Graduate Assistants Program  (link to our graduate assistants page with link to application)

Graduate Incentive Scholarship:

To provide tuition support for graduate students pursuing their first master’s degree, Graduate students, who fulfill the following criteria are eligible to apply for scholarship: 1) are pursuing a first master’s, 2) are unconditional status, 3) have an official Program of Study on file, 4) are a Texas resident and 5) are receiving no other form of financial aid (excluding loans). Unconditional admission refers to: a) beginning graduate students who have satisfactory GRE scores and an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better, or b) any graduate student who has completed 12 semester credit hours with a graduate GPA of 3.0 or better

Scholarships/ Grants:

>College of Education Scholarships
>Nationwide Scholarships
>Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG)

Financial Aid Office:


Military Students:

>Financial Aid Veterans Benefit
>Hazlewood Act 
>Veteran's Office

International Aid:

>Mexican Tuition Waiver
>Study Abroad Program

Contact Information

University Boulevard
Classroom Building 1.202
Phone: 956-882-6552
Fax: 956-882-7279

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