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The following list consists of the scholarships available for TAMIU student.

The Arturo N. Benavides Sr. Endowed Scholarship is for current Undergraduate and Graduate Students who have dyslexia.

Application will be available from February 2nd thru February 13th, 2017. The award year is for Spring 2017. To fill out the application click here.

For additional questions and answers, please email

The College of Education Scholarship is for current Undergraduate and Graduate TAMIU College of Education students.

Application deadline for Fall is April 15th and for Spring is November 15th. To fill out the application click here.

For additional questions and answers, please email

High school students (juniors and seniors) who have attempted THEA, have an overall grade point average of at least an 85, have written permission form their high school counselor, and have been admitted to the University are eligible to apply. The scholarship is renewable¹ 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.

¹Continuing concurrent students must maintain an overall G.P.A. of 3.0.

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 $1,000 to female students in their junior or senior year. Applicants can be from any college of discipline but must be interested in becoming educators and have a G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher.

Application deadline for Fall is April 17th before 5:00PM. To fill out the application click here.

For more information, please contact Dr. Lola O. Norris at

The Don Miller Scholarship is open to any full-time junior or senior student with a cumulative G.P.A. 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 Committed.

Don Miller Memorial Scholarship Flyer click here

Don Miller Memorial Scholarship Rules click here

Don Miller Memorial Scholarship click here

For more information click here.

The DustDevil P.R.I.D.E. Scholarship empowers students to succeed at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) by alleviating financial barriers. This scholarship was created for students by students and is funded through the Class Giving Campaign

Information regarding eligibility and the application process will be available in Spring 2018.

For more information in regards to the scholarship please visit: DustDevil P.R.I.D.E. Scholarship.

For additional questions, please email or call Institutional Advancement at (956)326-4483.

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU has expanded its commitment to low income students through the Dusty Promise Program. The Dusty Promise aids students with family income below $30,000 by pledging to provide enough scholarships and grants to pay tuition and mandatory fees for all eligible¹ students.


  • You must be a Texas resident and eligible to pay resident tuition
  • You must be an entering new freshman or undergraduate new transfer student
  • You must be a degree-seeking student (student who are seeking a second bachelor's degree or  in a program in which they receive a bachelor's and masters after completion of their program, and are classified as a master's student are not eligible  for this program)
  • You (if your are an independent student) or your parent(s) (if you are a dependent student) must have an adjusted gross income of $30,000 or less
  • You must be admitted and enrolled full-time (15 hours) at TAMIU (Fall and Spring)
  • You must have financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • You must maintain a 2.5 GPA and meet Satisfactory Academic Program requirements
  • You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 15th prior to the fall semester.

Application will be available from January 1st thru March 15th of each year. The award year is for 2018-2019. To fill out the application click here.

For additional questions and answers, please click here.

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 1st and earn the SAT or ACT scores outlined below while meeting the high school percentage rank requirement:

Freshman Merit-
Based Scholarships










Presidential Scholarship










Achievement Scholarship










Pride Scholarship










Discovery Scholarship










The Good Neighbor Scholarship Waiver 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 the Satisfactory Academic  Progress (SAP) policy requirements. Application will be available from January 1st thru March 1st of each year. To fill out the application click here. For more information click here and/or email

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.

Office of Graduate Studies & Research
Zaffirini Student Success Center 206
Texas A&M International University
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Phone: (956) 326-3020
Fax: (956) 326-3021

The criteria for the Laredo Asian Association Scholarship is as follows:

  • Students residing in the Laredo area
  • Enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours for undergraduate / 9 credit hours for graduate)
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher for undergraduates or GPA of 3.0 or higher for graduate students
  • Student desiring to learn Asian culture, language, business and trade, and/or international studies

To fill out the application click here.For more information, please contact us at

The Laredo Dental Society scholarship is for pre-dental students that have been accepted into a dental school or those that have an interview for acceptance already scheduled. Students must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a Pre-Dental student with one of the following:
  • *Letter of conditional acceptance form their early acceptance program
  • *Letter of acceptance from dental school
  • *Schedule interview for acceptance into a dental school
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must be enrolled full time and complete 24 hours in one academic year (includes summer)
  • Must have at least a 3.5 GPA
  • Must be classified as a junior or senior

Required Documentation:

  • Dental school acceptance letter or proof of interview
  • Resume
  • DegreeWorks Audit

The deadline to submit an application is October 15th, and will be awarded for the Spring 2018 semester. To fill out the application click here.For more information, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at (956)326-2175

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

Office of Institutional Advancement
Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library 261A
Texas A&M International University
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Phone: (956) 326-2175
Fax: (956) 326-2174

The NSF Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Programs (S-STEM) is for current Undergraduate students pursuing the following bachelor's degrees: BA Double Majors with one of the majors in mathematics, engineering, or chemistry, BA Mathematics, BA Mathematics 7-12 Certification, BS Chemistry, BS Mathematics, BS Systems Engineering, or Pre-engineering at TAMIU.

Scholarships are renewable for a second year when the retention criteria are met. Scholarships will be awarded over five years, from Spring 2017 through Fall 2022, depending on the availability of funds.

For more information click here.

The Robert Noyce Mathematics Teacher Scholarship Program is for TAMIU students who have finished or currently be finishing their sophomore year, majoring in mathematics or a mathematics-related major; Laredo Community College (LCC) students must have finished their sophomore year and meet other eligibility criteria, as LCC has no mathematics specific degrees. Education majors are NOT eligible.

For more information click here.

For additional questions and answers, please email Dr. R. Goonatilake, Dr. K. Lewis, and/or Dr. R. Lin.

To be considered for the Sanchez Family Scholarship, an applicant must meet the criteria and submit the application to Texas A&M International University’s Office of Recruitment and School Relations.

A committee from the Sanchez Family Scholarship Program will select the scholarship recipients upon reviewing the application and completing an interview process. For more information click here.

The STEM Recruitment, Retention, and Graduation (RRG) Scholarship Program was initially supported by a $502K endowment funded by a grant from the Department of Education.

For more information click here.

For additional questions and answers, please email Dr. R. Goonatilake and/or Dr. R. Lin.

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 3.0¹, and transfer students must have a transfer GPA of at least 3.0¹. 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.

Transfer Students - Deadline: June 15th (opens April 1st)4
Spring Only - First Time Freshman, Transfer, and
Current Students are eligible to apply
Current Students - Deadline: April 15th (opens February 1st) 2 Spring Semester - Deadline: December 15th (opens October 15th)3
Fall Transfer Students - Deadline: June 15th (opens April 1st)4 Spring Transfer Students - Deadline: December 15th (opens October 1st)4

1GPA Requirements is subject ot change as per donor agreement.
2Students who are awarded a 4-year Freshman Merit-Based Scholarship as first-time freshmen cannot apply for the current-student/spring semester scholarship unless they did not meet the renewal requirements of the scholarship.
3Students 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).
4Students who are awarded a 2-year Automatic Transfer Merit-Based Scholarship as first-time transfer cannot apply for the transfer-student scholarship.

The Undergraduate Academic General Scholarship is made possible by the generous contribution of:

Adela Guerra Memorial Endowment Albert E. & Yolanda Friedman Scholarship Anita G. Benavides Memorial Scholarship API Scholarship
Arguindegui Oil Company Barbara Kazen Endowed Scholarship Bob Bullock Endowed Scholarship Brian E. and Sandra O'Brien Scholarship
Carroll E. Summers, III Endowed Scholarship Coca-Cola Endowment Delfina & Josefina Alexander Endowed Scholarship Fernando F. Zuniga, Jr. & Josephine Palacios Zuniga
Ford Motor Co. Endowed Scholarship Greater TX Foundation - Carroll E. Summers, III Endowed Greater TX Foundation - Conoco Phillips Endowed Greater TX Foundation - Mr. & Mrs. B.P. Newman
Herman & Lilla May O'Keefe Scholarship Jim Parish Memorial Endowed Scholarship Joe Brand Memorial Endowed Scholarship Lacey Cigarroa Keck Scholarship
Laredo Business & Professional Women's Endowment Laredo Daybreak Rotary Endowed Scholarship Laredo Manufacturers Association Scholarship Laredo Rotary Club Endowed Scholarship
Luz Maria Davila Endowment Mary E. Wright Memorial/ TLRC Max Mandel Memorial Scholarship Minnie Dora Haynes Scholarship
O.W. Killam Oil and Gas Scholarship R. & P. Ramirez, LTD Scholarship Senator Judith & Carlos Zaffirini President's Endowed Sheriff Martin Cuellar
TAMIU - LBV General Scholarship Uni-Trade Forwarding, L.C. Endowed President's Uni-Trade Forwarding, L.C. Scholarship Wells Fargo President's Schoarship Fundation

 TAMIU Faculty/Staff Forms              Additional Scholarship Information          
Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Statement External Scholarship List and
Online Search Tools click here
Scholarship Disbursement Request
Scholarship Handbook for Academic Departments Information on State Grants and
Scholarships click here
TAMIU Staff Senate Scholarship Application

Texas A&M International University
Zaffirini Student Success Center Suite 214
5201 University Blvd.
Laredo, TX 78041

Phone (956) 326-2225
Fax (956) 326-2224