Scholarships

UTRGV is committed to providing scholarships and funding to outstanding graduate students. Review the information below for the different scholarship opportunities available to you.


Graduate Dean's Scholarship

UTRGV Scholarship

Scholarships for UTRGV Employees

GRE/GMAT Scholarship

External Scholarships

 

Graduate Dean's Scholarship:

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Graduate College is pleased to announce the Graduate Dean’s Scholarship for all disciplines. This is a one-time $1,000 award (300 awards each year).

The Award:
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Graduate College is pleased to announce the Graduate Dean’s Scholarship for all disciplines. This is a one-time $1,000 award. (300 awards each year)

Eligibility:
This scholarship is open to all new master’s and doctoral students in all disciplines. Applicants for the scholarship must be a newly admitted and degree-seeking into a master’s or doctoral program without conditions for the Summer 2019 or Fall 2019 term. Student is required to enroll in a minimum of 6 semester hours. This scholarship may not be combined with another other scholarship offered by the Graduate College.

Application Process:
The scholarship application is available online at this link here

Deadline:

  • Deadline: Applications accepted up to August 8, 2019 Deadline Extended till September 6th!
  • Award: Begins Summer 2019, or Summer 2019 Module I, or Summer 2019 Module II, or Fall 2019, or Fall 2019 Module I, or Fall 2019 Module II

Selection Process:
Applications will be evaluated by the Graduate College Scholarship Committee.

Additional Information:
The scholarship will be applied to your account by no later than the 12th class day and will be visible on ASSIST.

Frequently Asked Questions:

If I am admitted conditionally will I qualify for the Graduate Dean’s Scholarship?
No, you must be admitted unconditionally in order to qualify for the Graduate Dean’s Scholarship.


Can the Graduate Dean's Scholarship be combined with any other scholarship offered by the Graduate College?
No, the Graduate Dean’s Scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship offered by the Graduate College.

How will the Graduate Dean’s Scholarship be distributed?
It will be applied directly to your tuition and fees, within your UTRGV account, no later that the 12th class day.

Can I be considered for the Graduate Dean’s Scholarship if I am applying into a Doctoral program?
Yes, as long as you are a newly admitted doctoral student and are not receiving any other scholarship from the graduate college.

Can I apply for this scholarship each semester?
No, this is only a one time scholarship awarded to newly admitted graduate students.

 

UTRGV Scholarship

UTRGV has over 200 scholarship opportunities that can be applied for through one scholarship application. The UTRGV Scholarship becomes available in the Fall semester and must be submitted by January of each year. These scholarships are highly competitive so be sure to apply early. Visit the Scholarship Page for more information and to start your application.

 

Scholarships for UTRGV Employees

Employee Tuition Assistance Program

Current UTRGV full-time employees can take advantage of the Employee Tuition Assistance Program (ETAP) that provides aid to pay for one course per semester. This program is administered through the Office of Human Resources. See more info on ETAP program.

Employee Tuition Assistance Program

 

GRE/GMAT Scholarship 

Newly admitted graduate students for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 may be eligible to receive the GRE/GMAT Test Fee scholarship. The scholarship will provide a total of $205 or $250, depending on the test taken.

In order to be eligible for the scholarship the following requirements must be met:

  1. Unconditionally newly admitted to a Graduate Degree Program at UTRGV that requires a GRE/GMAT Exam
  2. Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours within the admitted semester
  3. Official test scores must be received by the UTRGV Graduate College
  4. Submit a GRE/GMAT Test fee scholarship form

To apply for this scholarship click on this link!

 

External Scholarships

STARS Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund
FastWeb
GoodCall Scholarship Search Engine
CONTEX- Doctoral Fellowships

 

Additional Questions:
For any additional questions you can email gradscholarships@utrgv.edu