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The Lamar Bruni Vergara Trust offers qualifying graduate students scholarships (tuition up to $3,000 per year), Fellowships (up to $6,000 per year), and Assistantships (up to $18,000 per year depending on your work assignment).

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Must be a fully admitted graduate student who is working towards a master's or doctoral degree.
  2. Must enroll in 6 graduate hours each semester (or summer) that you receive scholarship money.
  3. Must maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.5.
  4. Application deadline is May 1 (earlier preferred) .

For more information go to:  LBV Educational Fund


The Office of Graduate Studies and Research may provide a limited number of teaching and research assistantships for graduate students who demonstrate outstanding ability. Such assistantships will be awarded on a competitive basis, and students receive such appointments will be subjected to regular evaluation by their departments. These assistantships will constitute no more than 1/2 employment, and graduate assistants will be expected to register for no less than six credit hours per semester and to maintain a grade point average of at least 3.5. Students interested in applying for such assistantships should contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. For more information visit Office of Graduate Studies & Research


Graduate students interested in financial assistance should obtain a copy of the Financial Aid Student Handbook from the Texas A&M International university Office of Financial Aid. For more information go to Office of Financial Aid.


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