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Stripes Convenience Stores Supports TAMIU Student Scholarships
Posted: 9/18/14

Stripes Convenience Stores Supports
TAMIU Student Scholarships

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) students have a new scholarship option thanks to the generosity of Stripes Convenience Stores.

Stripes donated $21,000 to support TAMIU student scholarships for 2014-2015 in a brief ceremony this week at the University. On hand for the presentation was Manuel Barrera, STRIPES senior area manager.

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) students have a new scholarship option thanks to the generosity of Stripes Convenience Stores. Stripes donated $21,000 to support TAMIU student scholarships for 2014-2015. Student beneficiaries, seated left to ri

TAMIU Stripes Scholarship Beneficiaries
Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) students have a new scholarship option thanks to the generosity of Stripes Convenience Stores. Stripes donated $21,000 to support TAMIU student scholarships for 2014-2015. Student beneficiaries, seated left to right, are:
Brianna Brumfield, Jessica Bustamante, Manuel Barrera, STRIPES Senior Area Manager; Amanda Hernández, Mó nica Vallarta, Emily Lerma, Alejandra J. Gloria, Kazandra Aleman andPatricia Benavides. Standing left to right are: Anthony Stahl, Nicole de Leon, Abelardo Abrego, Alejandro Hinojosa, Dr. Ray M. Keck, TAMIU president; Andre Langcauon, José Mendoza, Jessica Vasquez, Jennifer Alejandro, Malika Jackson, Edwin García and Karena Ramírez.

TAMIU president Dr. Ray Keck applauded Stripes’ move and support for students.

“We’re delighted to have the partnership of Stripes for our students and appreciate their investment in our students’ futures.  We hope others will follow their philanthropic lead and help deserving students,” Dr. Keck observed.

To be eligible for the new TAMIU Stripes Scholarship, students must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours and have a minimum 2.5 GPA for current and transferring students. First time freshmen must meet scholarship requirements.  

TAMIU Stripes Scholarship Beneficiaries

Applicants need only apply through the University’s TAMIU General Scholarship Application, available at the Office of Financial Aid, located in Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 214.  Additional information is available by phone at 956.326.2213 or at tamiu.edu/affairs/financial

The Stripes Scholarship Fund raises funds at in-store campaigns at its over 580 stores in its operating area in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.  This year, the campaign raised some $545,000 for student scholarships.

Stripes’ parent company is Susser Holdings Corporation, headquartered in Corpus Christi. For more information, go to www.stripes.com

TAMIU Office of Financial Aid service hours are from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Wednesday-Thursday and Fridays from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu