Application Process

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TexPREP Application

First Year

Second Year

Third Year - Currently Closed

Fourth Year

The complete application must include:

- Student Application and Supplemental Information forms with appropriate signatures.

- The required essay from the student which explains his or her desire to participate in the TexPREP program.

- Two nominations forms: One from Mathematics, and one from a Science/English teacher or counselor (First Year only).

- Latest Official School 2015-2016 report card, which includes Math, Science, and English grades. If Student is not currently taking any of these subjects they must attach an Official Transcript as well.

- Choose Test Date: February 27, 2016 or March 5, 2016. (Testing is required of all applicants). Application will be considered incomplete if not pre-tested. No other test dates will be available.

Application & Testing Fee

  • Early Bird (Before December 17, 2015, 3:00pm)- $30.00
  • Regular Fee (December 17, 2015- January 14, 2016, 3:00pm)- $60.00
  • Late Fee (January 15, 2016- February 11, 2016)- $90.00**
  • Last Late Fee (After February 11, 2016)-$120.00***

**Application will only be accepted if space is available regardless of deadlines.

Payment Methods:

• Cash •Credit Cards (American Express, MasterCard, & Visa) •Checks


Participants will be responsible for their own transportation and meals while on the TAMIU Campus.

Application deadline: January 14, 2016 at 3:00 pm.

After application is complete, parent/guardian must bring complete application to Student Center 126 to finalize TexPrep application and submit payment.

Faxed, Mailed, Late and/or Incomplete Applications will NOT be accepted, regardless if payment has been made.

Payment of Application/Testing fee DOES NOT constitute acceptance into TexPREP, selection is based on Post-Test & Pre-Test Scores, Grades, Conduct, Essay, and Nomination Forms.

For more information please contact:

TAMIU Office of Special Programs at (956) 326-2700



5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041-1900 Work956.326.2100