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Graduate Financial Assistance


Funding Opportunities at TAMIU

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

    Scholarship - Awards up to $2,000 per academic year ($1,000 each Fall and Spring semester)

         Fellowship - Awards up to $4,000 per academic year for 10 hours of part-time work per week
                              ($2,000 each Fall and Spring semester)

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

  • 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 completed Graduate Student Travel Reimbursement Form (with all required approvals/signatures), Travel Liability Waiver Form and meet all eligibility requirements.
  • 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.

Other Funding Opportunities


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
Laredo Asian Association Scholarship
Latino College Dollars
Pathways to Science Internships/Fellowships
Psychology Scholarships
SMART Scholarship
SR Education Scholarship for Teachers
Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund
TAMIU Business Scholarship - Summer 2015

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship



Evolving Earth's Foundation Student Grant
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

CDC Research Participation
FBI Research Participation Program
NASA Internship
National Center for Toxicological Research
NEH Summer Programs for School & College Educators
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Research Participation


Pathways to the Doctorate logo

The Pathways to the Doctorate is a program dedicated to increasing the number, quality, and diversity of Master's and doctoral graduates across all disciplines within The Texas A&M University System. Consisting of nine universities as well as the Health Science Center, the System spans the State of Texas. This enables the System to recruit top students from a variety of geographical, socio-economic, racial, ethnic, and cultural environments. The Pathways to the Doctorate is one approach to Closing the Gaps Program in Texas. The goal of the Pathways to the Doctorate Program is to attract high achieving students within The Texas A&M University System to pursue careers in higher education. This program will help produce some of the next generation of faculty. Through a variety of activities such as seminars and workshops, inter-institutional exchange programs, a mentoring program and an annual research symposium with System-wide participation. 


Still looking for more money?

Fastweb Scholarship Search
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 206
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: (956) 326.3020