Undergraduate Academic Scholarships

TAMIU makes available competitive scholarships to qualified freshmen, transfer, and continuing students. To be eligible, students must meet all entrance requirements and be accepted for admission at TAMIU. Undergraduate students must be enrolled for at least 12 hours per long semester, and have an academic record to justify consideration by the selection committee (i.e., First-Time Freshman SAT/ACT scores of at least 1,020/22 or be in the top 25% of their class and must have taken THEA and passed all sections, current students must have a TAMIU GPA of at least 3.0^, and transfer students must have a transfer GPA of at least 3.0^). Students must follow the curriculum prescribed for one of TAMIU's degree programs.


Fall/Spring Semester

High School Seniors - Deadline: January 31st*

Current Students - Deadline: April 15th

Transfer Students - Deadline: June 15th

Spring Only Semester - First-Time Freshman, Transfer, and Current students are eligible to apply.

Spring Semester - Deadline: December 1st **   


^ GPA requirement is subject to change as per donor agreement.

  * Students who are awarded a 4-year scholarship during their first semester (first-time freshmen) cannot apply for the current-student scholarship unless they did not meet the renewal requirements of the 4-year scholarship.

** Students who apply by the fall deadline and are awarded, receive funds for the entire academic year (fall and spring semesters); there is no need to re-apply for the spring semester.   


Graduate Scholarships

The Office of Graduate Studies offers the Lamar Bruni Vergara Scholarship along with Assistantships and Fellowships.  For more details and Requirements visit the Office of Graduate Studies and Research website at:


Concurrent Enrollment Scholarship

High school students (juniors and seniors) who have attempted THEA, have an overall grade point average of al least an 85, have written permission from their high school counselor, and have been admitted to the University are eligible to apply. The scholarship is renewable if the student makes a "B" or better. The scholarship pays for one, three credit hour class. Applications are available through the Office of Recruitment and School Relations.

**Continuing concurrent students must maintain an overall G.P.A. of 3.0



Delta Kappa Gamma - Chapter Alpha Nu Scholarship

The local Alpha Nu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, an organization of women educators, awards a yearly scholarship for the fall semester of a $1,000 to female students in their junior or senior year. Applicants can be from any college or discipline but must be interested in becoming educators and have a GPA of 3.2 or higher. For more information, please contact Dr. Lola O Norris at

Don Miller Memorial Scholarship

The Don Miller Scholarship is open to any full-time junior or senior student with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher who have chosen a degree plan that will result in a professional career in the field of intellectual and developmental disability services. Recipients are selected by the Arc of Texas Scholarship Commitee. Click here for more information


Dr. Ruby South Lowry Scholarship

The Dr. Ruby South Lowry scholarship is for pre-med and pre-veterinarian students with a TAMIU overall GPA of 3.5 or higher who are admitted to the Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) or the Joint Admissions Medical Program (JAMP). Click here to apply


Robert Noyce Mathematics Teacher Scholarship (TAMIU-NMTSP)

The TAMIU -NMTSP scholarship provides grants to up to $10,000 per year for junior/senior students to graduate and teach mathematics to grades 7-12 in a public or private school that serves students from high need areas. For more information, please contact Dr. Rohitha Goonatilake at



External Scholarship List and Online Search Tools click here

Information on State Grants and Scholarships click here

TAMIU Faculty/Staff Forms

Scholarship Handbook for Academic Departments

Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Statement

Scholarship Disbursement Request

TAMIU Staff Senate Scholarship Application


5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2001 Give to TAMIU