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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:

International freshmen

Deadline: December 15, 2018

If you are an international student who is a freshman for the 2019 – 2020 academic year, you may submit your scholarship application via BOSS. Applicants must meet Assured Admission.

International transfers

Deadline: March 1, 2019

If you are an international student who is a transfer student for the 2019 – 2020 academic year, you may submit your scholarship application via BOSS.

Continuing international students

Deadline: March 1, 2019

If you are a continuing international student, to be eligible to apply for scholarships, you must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative Texas State GPA, and 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

Deadline is March 1. Please print and complete the scholarship application here and submit to our office via the up-loader or mailing to address on form.


More information

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