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Graduate Financial Aid

 Funding Opportunities at TAMIU

 

Graduate Financial Aid - Available for students pursuing a Master's or Doctoral degree.
Submit a completed Graduate Financial Assistance Application and meet all eligibility requirements by April 1st.  Application is available online.

Assistantship - Awards $15,000 per academic year for a 9-month term (part-time work/20 hours per week).

Assistantship Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Must be a fully admitted graduate student who is working towards a master's or doctoral degree.
  2. Must maintain a good academic standing with a minimum overall GPA of 3.250.
  3. Must enroll in 9 graduate hours each Fall and Spring semester.


Fellowship - Awards up to $6,000 per academic year for 10 hours of part-time work per week.
                          ($2,000 per semester; Fall, Spring or Summer)

Scholarship - Awards up to $3,000 per academic year
                          ($1,000 per semester; Fall, Spring or Summer)

Fellowship and Scholarship Eligibility Requirements: 

  1. Must be a fully admitted graduate student who is working towards a master's or doctoral degree.
  2. Must maintain a good academic standing with a minimum overall GPA of 3.500.
  3. Must enroll in 6 graduate hours each Fall and Spring semester.

 Other Funding Opportunities

 

Aldo Tantagelo Scholarship - Available for graduate students pursuing a degree in Public Administration. Application is available online.

Business Fellowship - The A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business is making available Fellowship grants to qualified students pursuing a Master’s degree from the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business: Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Science-Information Systems (MS-IS); and Masters of Professional Accountancy (MPAcc).  The duration of each Fellowship is for one consecutive year.  
For requirements & application, visit the Graduate Business Fellowship page.

Dr. Jerry Thompson Graduate Student Travel Fund - Available for students who are enrolled in the Master of Arts in History and Political Thought program at TAMIU.  Funding can only be used for research related travel expenses.  Amount varies by student's travel needs.  Application is available online

Graduate Student Travel Reimbursement - Available for students who have actively participated in a conference/meeting for professional development related to their academic pursuits at TAMIU.  Must submit a complete Student Travel Form through TAMIU Trailblazers and meet all University travel requirements before traveling.

Henry Cuellar Scholarship - Available for graduate students pursuing a degree in History and Political Thought.  Application is available online.

MPA Alumni Association Scholarship - Available for graduate students pursuing a degree in Public Administration.  Application is available online. 

 

Scholarships:

American Association of University Women Awards

Best Colleges Financial Aid for Minority Students

Best Colleges Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

Best Colleges Scholarships for African American Students

Discover Business Master of Business Administration Scholarships

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Grant Initiatives

Fulbright-Garcia Robles Scholarship for Mexican Students

Hispanic Scholarship Fund for Graduate Students

Institute of International Education Scholarships

International Education Financial Aid

Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship

Latino College Dollars

Pathways to Science Internships/Fellowships

Psychology Scholarships

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

 

Fellowships:

Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs

GEM Fellowship Program

Graduate Students/Postdoctoral Fellowships in Science

Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program  

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowship

National Science Foundation

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships For New Americans

Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships & Grants

 

Miscellaneous:

NEH Summer Programs for School & College Educators

 

Still looking for more money?

CollegeScholarships

Fastweb Scholarship Search

Gradschools.com

National Data Base of Scholarships

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search

 For other financial aid inquiries, visit the Office of Financial Aid.


Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 223
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: 956.326.3020

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