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Emergency Assistance

The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) Emergency Regent's Grant provides limited emergency financial support to currently enrolled undergraduate degree-seeking Texas resident students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to unforeseen hardship. Decisions regarding disbursement of funds are made on a case-by-case basis. Awards are not considered loans and do not require repayment. Some funds may be considered income and are therefore subject to federal taxes. This grant will affect your financial aid package as it may not surpass your cost of attendance.

This is an annual assistance program if approved. This grant may cover school expenses such as tuition and fees, textbooks, school supplies, lodging and meals.

Types of Expenses Considered

Examples of expenses considered for The TAMUS Regent's Grant include and are limited to:

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Books
  • Lodging
  • Meals

Examples of expenses not considered:

  • Parking fines
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation
  • Other Fines

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Texas Resident seeking 1st Undergraduate Program
  2.  Be in Good Academic Standing
  3. FAFSA Application must be submitted
  4. Student/Family FAFSA adjusted gross income must be between $40,000 - $100,000. In extraordinary circumstances, the university may request authorization from the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to award a grant to a student above or below that criterion on a case by case basis.
  5. Student/Family must have an unforeseen hardship. Something unforeseen is something that could not be predicted and was not expected.
  6. Provide documentation of hardship

How can I apply?

To apply please submit application online TAMUS Emergency Regent's Grant.

For more information about theTAMUS Emergency Regent's Grant, please visit the Office of Financial Aid located at Zaffirini Success Student Center 214 or contact us at 956.326.2225 or email: financialaid@tamiu.edu.