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First-Time Freshman Merit Scholarships

Our freshman scholarships are honorary, four-year, merit-based scholarship awarded to high academic achievers.

There are three opportunities for graduating high school seniors to qualify for one of four TAMIU First-Time Freshman Merit Scholarships by means of 1) high school ranking, 2) SAT scores, or 3) ACT scores.

Using these three qualifiers, students only need to fulfill one of the requirements in any set category as outlined below. Furthermore, students must be first-time freshmen for the incoming Fall 2022 cohort and be admitted to TAMIU by February 1, 2022 (priority deadline).

There is no need to submit a separate application to qualify.

Presidential
$32K
Scholarship
Rank
Top 1-2%
OR SAT
1360+
OR ACT
29+
Achievement
$28K
Scholarship
Rank
Top 3-5%
OR SAT
1270+
OR ACT
26+
Pride
$20K
Scholarship
Rank
Top 6-7%
OR SAT
1170+
OR ACT
24+
Discovery
$16K
Scholarship
Rank
Top 8-10%
OR SAT
1080+
OR ACT
22+

Transfer Student Merit Scholarships

Our transfer student scholarships are honorary, merit-based scholarships awarded to students transferring to TAMIU in the Fall or Spring. These scholarships are automatically awarded to qualified students upon meeting the following scholarship criteria.

To be eligible, students must meet the following scholarship criteria.

Presidential

Transfer Award

$6K**

  • Transfer with 45+ credit hoursa
  • Transfer with 3.75+ GPA

Achievement

Transfer Award

$4K**

  • Transfer with 45+ credit hoursa
  • Transfer with 3.50+ GPA

Students with 90+ SCH are not eligible for Automatic Transfer Student Merit Scholarships.
**Total amount awarded within a period of four consecutive long semesters.
a45 credit hours must be applicable to degree.

 

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These First-Time Freshman and Transfer Merit Scholarships are only guaranteed for those students who meet the applicable criteria and who apply by priority deadlines. Those applying after this deadline may still qualify contingent on scholarship funding availability.


Contact the Office of Recruitment and School Relations
956.326.2270 | enroll@tamiu.edu
Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 130
5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, Texas 78041