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International Scholarships

International students are encouraged to apply for academic scholarships at Texas State. Applicants must be currently enrolled or admitted to Texas State by the scholarship deadline in order to be considered.

Assured Scholarships are automatically awarded to all qualified international students who are admitted to Texas State as first-time incoming freshman and meet the minimum scholarship qualifications prior to their first fall or spring semester.

To learn more about the scholarships for which you can compete, select your classification:

Graduate students: please visit The Graduate College funding site to learn more.

International freshmen

Deadline: December 15 (prior to your first summer/fall semester)

If you are an international student who is a freshman for the 2021 – 2022 academic year, you may submit your scholarship application via BOSS. Applicants must meet Assured Admission.

International transfers

Deadline: March 1 (prior to your first summer/fall semester)

If you are an international student who is a transfer student for the 2021 – 2022 academic year, you may submit your scholarship application via BOSS.

Continuing international students

Deadline: March 1 (current academic year)

If you are a continuing international student, to be eligible to apply for scholarships, you must complete and submit a Texas State Continuing Student Scholarship Application via the Bobcat Online Scholarship System (BOSS).

Not from Texas?

You could still qualify for resident tuition

If you qualify for at least $1,000 in Texas State competitive or merit scholarships you will receive a nonresident tuition waiver, granting you Texas resident tuition for the same period covered by your scholarship. View residency requirements for more details.

To get your waiver, work with the department that awarded you the scholarship to complete the appropriate nonresident tuition waiver form available at Student Business Services. Send your completed form to Student Business Services in J.C. Kellam, Suite 188.

Opportunities for International Students

Tuition Assistance for Mexican Students (TAMS)

The Tuition Assistance for Mexican Students (TAMS) application is available to F1 Visa students from Mexico. View the application to learn more about the requirements, deadlines and additional information.

Please note: a new application and all supporting documentation must be turned in each academic year to receive this assistance.

The Good Neighbor Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded competitively and require the submission of a Texas State scholarship application via the Bobcat Online Scholarship System (BOSS) by March 1st for the following academic year. The Good Neighbor Program provides tuition assistance to students from nations of the Western (American) Hemisphere other than Cuba and the United States. Academically talented students from these countries are encouraged to pursue higher education in the state of Texas, thus establishing beneficial relationships between the state of Texas and the students’ home countries. Recipients of the Good Neighbor Scholarship receive a non-resident tuition adjustment equal to the difference in tuition between Texas residents and non-residents.


More information

Learn more about available scholarship and grant opportunities, such as international TPEG, through the International Office.