Posted: 2/17/22

New THECB Grant to TAMIU Helps Students Clear Balance, Return to Class



Do you have an outstanding institutional balance that has delayed your college degree progress?

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) has been awarded a $125,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s (THECB) Texas Completion Repayment Grant Program to provide critical support to students with an outstanding balance to facilitate their return to higher education. 

Scheiby González Fisher, TAMIU interim associate vice president for Student Success, shared details.

“This program provides a great opportunity for students who have not been able to enroll at the University due to an outstanding institutional balance. It can enable them to return to postsecondary education to complete their degree,” GonzálezFisher explained.

“Students must have incurred the institutional outstanding balance before Fall 2021 for consideration.  We know there are many former TAMIU students that could really be helped by this program, so we are encouraging them to contact us,” she said, “They could receive up to $1,000 to clear outstanding institutional balances and funding will be available for Summer and Fall 2022.”

To be considered, students must be Texas residents, enrolled at least part-time during the semester for which funding is received, incurred the debt before Fall 2021, and affirm they were affected by COVID-19.  Eligible and interested students can apply via go.tamiu.edu/repay

For additional information, contact González Fisher at outreach@tamiu.edu, call 956.326.2700.  

University information is also available from the University’s website at tamiu.edu and on social media channels on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.