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Phone Edinburg: (956) 665-2935
Phone Brownsville: (956) 882-4026
Email: scholarships@utrgv.edu

Entering Freshman Scholarships

Merit-based scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and do NOT require the submission of a scholarship application.

- UTRGV Scholars Program
- MSA Scholarship
- UTRGV Housing Scholarship
- Gateway Scholarship
- Top 10% Scholarship

To be considered, students must be admitted to UTRGV by December 1st.

The UTRGV Luminary Scholarship program offers the brightest undergraduate students from all disciplines a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in an unparalleled learning environment. By sharing unique skills and perspectives with the greater RGV community, each Luminary Scholar can enhance the experience of a fellow student or community member at any point along the academic journey.

The UTRGV Foundation and the Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships (VAMOS), have partnered to create the VAMOS/UTRGV Endowed Scholarship Program. To be considered, students must be admitted to UTRGV and have applied for the scholarship by February 15th.

Due to the generous contributions of corporations, foundations, organizations, and individual donations, these scholarships are awarded based on merit, need, and other various criteria.

Additional Opportunities Available

These are usually one-time scholarships that require students to submit their applications online or to the corresponding department offering the scholarship.

- UTRGV Endowed/Departmental Scholarships

UTRGV is committed to providing as many scholarship opportunities as possible for students. As organizations send us information pertaining to their scholarship opportunities, we make them available for your review and to take advantage of those opportunities.

State Scholarships and Exemptions provide financial aid that does not require repayment. UTRGV participates in the following state scholarships and exemptions offered by the Texas Higher Coordinating Board.

- Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship
- License Plate Scholarship
- Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program
- Good Neighbor Program

Students who receive a competitive scholarship may be eligible to pay the Resident Tuition and Mandatory Fee Rate.

- Non-residents of Texas
- Citizens of another country (International Students)

Provide limited, last resort, financial assistance to currently enrolled students who are experiencing a sudden emergency, accident, or an unforeseen event.

Current UTRGV full-time employees can take advantage of this program to assist with tuition assistance for up to nine credit hours per academic, fiscal year.