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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, 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. Students must apply on an annual basis as most of these scholarships are not renewable.
Fall/Spring Semester

Current Students - Deadline: April 15th

Transfer Students - Deadline: June 15th

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

Spring Semester - Deadline: December 15th **   

^ GPA requirement is subject to change as per donor agreement.
* Students who are awarded a 4-year Freshman Merit-Based Scholarship as first-time freshmen cannot apply for the current-student scholarship unless they did not meet the renewal requirements of the 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 (these applications will not be reviewed).   


Freshman Merit-Based Scholarships

Our freshman scholarships are honorary, four-year, merit-based scholarship awarded to high academic achievers. These scholarships are automatic scholarships awarded to qualified students upon meeting the following scholarship criteria. 

To be eligible, students must be first-time freshmen, be admitted to TAMIU by December 1 and earn the SAT or ACT scores outlined below while meeting the high school percentage rank requirement:

Freshman Merit-Based Scholarships

Amount (Total)

Amount (Year)



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Presidential Scholarship










Achievement Scholarship










Pride Scholarship










Discovery Scholarship










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. Click here to get application. 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.

Good Neighbor Scholarship

The Good Neighbor Scholarship provides tuition assistance to students from an eligible country, of the Western hemisphere other than Cuba or the United States. Applicant must have been born in and are a current resident of the nation. Applicant must be fully admitted to TAMIU and meet scholastic academic requirements. Get application. For more information, please email

Mary Lamar Gallagher Leyendecker Scholarship

The Mary Lamar Gallagher Leyendecker scholarship is for children of Laredo Police Department officers and incoming Freshmen for the fall semester. Click here to apply. For more information, please contact Ms. Valentina Velazquez at

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. Click here for more information.


External Scholarship List and Online Search Tools click here

Information on State Grants and Scholarships click here

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TAMIU Faculty/Staff Forms

Scholarship Handbook for Academic Departments

Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Statement

Scholarship Disbursement Request

TAMIU Staff Senate Scholarship Application

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