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Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships Opportunities at A&M-Texarkana

The Financial Aid Office is available to assist you with the application process, and you are encouraged to review this Website in its entirety to learn more about available scholarship opportunities.


New Incoming Students Scholarships

New Students' Fall 2024 - When a student completes the university's custom admission application, they automatically apply for TAMUT scholarships. Students are eligible to receive only one scholarship from the list below. If you are eligible for multiple scholarships below, TAMUT will only award the scholarship with the highest amount. Students will be contacted via Ace Mail if a scholarship offer is made. 

To be considered and eligible, you must:

  • Select ‘yes’ when asked, ‘Would you like TAMUT to consider you for all TAMUT scholarships?’ on our admission application.
  • Must be accepted for admission by the scholarship priority deadline (May 1st for Fall 2024).

First Time in College Scholarships - 4 Year Renewable Scholarships

(renewable for fall/spring semesters only)

Presidential Scholarship | $9000 Yearly ($10000 for Honors College)

Eligibility

  • Must be 2024 High School Graduate
  • Must have a minimum 4.0 high school GPA and 28 or higher ACT (1300 or higher SAT score)
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • These funds are limited. Even though a student might meet the scholarship criteria, they may not receive the scholarship as these scholarships are competitive

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship | $8000 Yearly ($9000 for Honors College)

Eligibility

  • Must be a 2024 High School Graduate
  • Must be ranked #1 or #2 in high school class
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • These funds are limited. Even though a student might meet the scholarship criteria, they may not receive the scholarship as these scholarships are competitive

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Soaring Eagle Scholarship | $6000 Yearly ($7000 for Honors College)

Eligibility

  • Must be a 2024 High School Graduate
  • Must have a minimum 3.5 to 3.99 high school GPA or 23-27 ACT (1100-1299 SAT score)
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • These funds are limited. Even though a student might meet the scholarship criteria, they may not receive the scholarship as these scholarships are competitive 

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Eagle Elite Scholarship Arkansas | $3000 Yearly ($4000 for Honors College)

Eligibility

  • 2024 Graduate of any Arkansas high school within 100 mile radius
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Students with a 3.50 high school GPA or higher receive direct admission into the A&M-Texarkana Honors College plus an additional $1,000 scholarship.
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Eagle Elite Scholarship East Texas | $3000 Yearly ($4000 for Honors College)

Eligibility

  • 2024 Graduate of any East Texas high school within 100 mile radius
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Students with a 3.50 high school GPA or higher receive direct admission into the A&M-Texarkana Honors College plus an additional $1,000 scholarship.
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Eagle Elite Scholarship Louisiana | $3000 Yearly ($4000 for Honors College)

Eligibility

  • 2024 Graduate of any Louisiana high school within 100 mile radius
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Students with a 3.50 high school GPA or higher receive direct admission into the A&M-Texarkana Honors College plus an additional $1,000 scholarship.
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Eagle Elite Scholarship Oklahoma | $3000 Yearly ($4000 for Honors College)

Eligibility

  • 2024 Graduate of any Oklahoma high school within 100 mile radius
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Students with a 3.50 high school GPA or higher receive direct admission into the A&M-Texarkana Honors College plus an additional $1,000 scholarship.
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Ascending Eagle Scholarship | $2000 Yearly ($3000 for Honors College)

Eligibility

  • 2024 Graduate of any high school more than 100 miles from Texarkana
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Students with a 3.50 high school GPA or higher receive direct admission into the A&M-Texarkana Honors College plus an additional $1,000 scholarship.
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Legacy Scholarship | FIRST CLASS FREE | Up to $2000 yearly

Full time Eligibility

  • New Undergraduate student that is a dependent of a A&M-Texarkana Alumni
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • $2000 a year awarded to students attempting 12 credit hours per semester
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 12 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify
Part Time Eligibility
  • New Undergraduate student that is a dependent of a A&M-Texarkana Alumni
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • $1400 a year awarded to students attempting 9 credit hours per semester
  • $1000 a year awarded to students attempting 6 credit hours per semester
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify
Full Time Renewal Requirements
  • Must maintain a cumulative 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 12 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)
Part Time Renewal Requirements
  • Must maintain a cumulative 2.75 undergraduate GPA\
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must earn as many hours as attempted each year

Eagle to Aggie Scholarship - 2 Year Renewable Scholarship | $3000 Yearly

Eligibility

  • Must be accepted by A&M-Texarkana as a Texas A&M University Program for System Admissions List (PSA)
  • Must have a minimum 3.25 high school GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkanaa
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)
  • One year scholarship that is renewable if you stay enrolled at A&M-Texarkana

Adult Learner Undergraduate Scholarship

renewable for fall/spring semesters (summer available by request)

Aspiring Eagle Scholarship | FIRST CLASS FREE | $2000 per year for 12 hours each semester / $1400 per year for 9 semester credit hours / $1000 per year for 6 semester credit hours

Full time Eligibility

  • New Undergraduate Transfer or Readmitted Student that have been out of school for one calendar year
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll in 12 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify 

Part Time Eligibility

  • New Undergraduate Transfer or Readmitted Student that have been out of school for one calendar year
  • Must have a minimum 2.0 undergraduate GPA
  • $1400 a year awarded to students attempting 9 credit hours per semester
  • $1000 a year awarded to students attempting 6 credit hours per semester
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Full Time Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 2.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll in 12 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer) 

Part Time Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 2.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must earn as many hours as attempted each year

Transfer Undergraduate – 2 Year Renewable Scholarship

(renewable for fall/spring semesters only)

Golden Eagle Partner Transfer Scholarship | $3000 Yearly ($4000 Yearly for Honors College)

Full Time Eligibility

  • New Transfer student from an official A&M-Texarkana community college partner within 125 mile radius
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 college GPA
  • Must have a minimum 3.25 college GPA to qualify for Honor’s College
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Part Time Eligibility

  • New Transfer student from an official A&M-Texarkana community college partner within 125 mile radius
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 college GPA
  • $1,400 a year awarded to students attempting 9 credit hours per semester.
  • $1,000 a year awarded to students attempting 6 credit hours per semester.
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Full Time Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • Must maintain 3.25 cumulative undergraduate GPA for Honors College
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Part Time Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must earn as many hours as attempted each year

Maroon Eagle Transfer Scholarship | $2000 Yearly ($3000 Yearly for Honors College)

Full Time Eligibility

  • New Transfer student from a 4-year school or community college outside 125 mile radius
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 college GPA
  • Must have a minimum 3.25 college GPA to qualify for Honor’s College
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Part Time Eligibility

  • New Transfer student
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 college GPA
  • $1,400 a year awarded to students attempting 9 credit hours per semester.
  • $1,000 a year awarded to students attempting 6 credit hours per semester.
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Full Time Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.25 undergraduate GPA for Honor’s College
  • Must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must successfully complete 30 hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer)

Part Time Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 2.75 undergraduate GPA
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must earn as many hours as attempted each year

Graduate (Masters and Doctoral) Scholarships – 2 Year Renewable Scholarship

renewable for fall/spring semesters (summer available by request)

Eagle Alumni Scholarship | FIRST CLASS FREE | $1500 per year for 9 hours each semester (OR) $1000 per year for 6 semester credit hours

Eligibility

  • Must be a A&M-Texarkana Alumni
  • Must be a new Graduate Student in a graduate or doctoral program
  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 graduate GPA, or if no graduate hours, 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Graduate GPA
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must earn as many hours as attempted each year

Eagle New Grad Scholarship | FIRST CLASS FREE | $1500 per year for 9 hours each semester (OR) $1000 per year for 6 semester credit hours

Eligibility

  • Must be a new Graduate Student (first time attending A&M-Texarkana)

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a 3.0 graduate GPA
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours each semester at A&M – Texarkana
  • Must earn as many hours as attempted each year

Eagle Online Scholarship | FIRST CLASS FREE | $1500 per year for 9 hours each semester (OR) $1000 per year for 6 semester credit hours

Eligibility

  • Must be a new Graduate Student or Doctoral Student in a graduate or doctoral program
  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 graduate GPA, or if no graduate hours, 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify

Renewal Requirements

  • Must maintain a cumulative 3.0 Graduate GPA
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Must earn as many hours as attempted each year

International Scholarships - Undergraduate (4 Year) or Graduate (2 Year)

renewable for fall/spring semesters (summer available by request)

International Eagle Scholarship (undergraduate or graduate) | $2000 Yearly plus an out of state tuition waiver

Eligibility

  • New International Student
  • Undergraduates must have a cumulative 3.0 undergraduate GPA, or 3.0 cumulative high school GPA if no Undergraduate hours
  • Graduates must have a cumulative 3.0 graduate GPA, or if no graduate hours, must have cumulative 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Undergraduates must enroll full-time each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • Graduates must enroll in 9 graduate hours each semester at A&M-Texarkana
  • All new students meeting this criteria will qualify
  • Tuition waiver applies to the first 100 students receiving this scholarship

Renewal Requirements

  • Undergraduates and Graduates must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Undergraduates must successfully complete 30 undergraduate hours per academic year (fall/spring/summer semesters)
  • Graduates must successfully complete 18 graduate hour per academic year (fall/spring/summer semesters)

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Continuing/Returning Students Scholarships

Continuing or returning students are automatically considered for donor scholarships based on completed coursework, and scholarship funds are only offered if funding is available. Students awarded a multi-year renewable scholarship will be responsible for viewing their scholarship renewal criteria and maintaining all requirements for automatic scholarship renewal each year.

Semester Awards:

Occasionally, the Financial Aid Office will offer a scholarship for one semester.  Please continue to check the website according to the deadline dates below for the scholarship criteria and application.

General Academic Year Scholarship Criteria

Athletic Scholarships

A&M-Texarkana Athletic Scholarships are awarded each year by the Department of Athletics.  Each student must meet the minimum requirements set by the scholarship criteria, and also meet the requirements set forth by the NAIA Eligibility Center.  The minimum requirements for A&M-Texarkana Athletic Scholarships are listed below.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Must be accepted into University Admissions
  • Must meet NAIA eligibility requirements
  • Must meet minimum GPA requirement (2.0 cumulative high school GPA if incoming freshman, and 2.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA for transfer students)
  • Must maintain 2.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA for scholarship continuation
  • Must meet athletic ability requirements and character evaluation required by Director of Athletics and Head Coach
  • Must be an active participant on an intercollegiate athletic team and fulfill the requirements set forth by the Director of Athletics and Head Coach

 For more information regarding A&M-Texarkana Athletics, please visit the Athletics website.

Competitive Scholarship Form

Since there are limited funds available, the Competitive Scholarship will be awarded on a first come - first serve basis.  You should apply as early as possible to have the best chance of receiving this waiver.  You must be charged non-resident tuition to qualify for this waiver.  If you receive border tuition rates, you do not qualify for this waiver.

Competitive Scholarship Waiver Form

 

Employee Scholarships

A&M-Texarkana full time employees and SSC transition employees are eligible to apply for the Employee Scholarship.  Spouses and children of full-time employees are also eligible to apply.

A&M-Texarkana Employee Tuition Waiver Application

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time employee or SSC transition employee
  • Spouse of full-time employee (A copy of the tax return is required)
  • Children of full-time employee. Child must be claimed as a dependent on previous year tax return.  (A copy of the tax return is required)
  • Undergraduates must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Graduates must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on graduate coursework.
  • No GPA requirements for first time entering students

NOTE:  A copy of previous year tax return will be required for all children

Award

Employees – 75% waiver of tuition and fees

Spouses/Children – 50% waiver of tuition and fees

Cannot combine Employee Waiver and Legacy Scholarship

If receiving Institutional Aid and the Waiver, the student will receive the highest dollar value of the two.

*Award is renewable, if all requirements are maintained. Student must complete a new Employee Scholarship application each year for renewal.

 

University Partnerships

The Eagle family is committed to making the transfer process as smooth as possible for you. Whether you are a working adult returning to college, or you are a current university or community college transfer student, we have the right program for you. 

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