Good Neighbor Scholarship Program
The Office of International Education (OIE), the Center for U.S.-Mexico Studies (CUSMS),
the International Student Services Office (ISSO), and the Financial Aid Office (FAO) proudly announce the
Good Neighbor Scholarship Program (GNSP) 2013-2014
for students from the Western Hemisphere to be exempted of tuition.
Deadline: February 22, 2013, at 4 p.m.
The purpose of the at Good Neighbor Scholarship Program is to encourage academically talented students from the countries of the Western (American) hemisphere to pursue higher education in the State of Texas, thus establishing a beneficial link between the State of Texas and the home countries of the students.
A students is eligible, if he/she: (1) is a bona fide native-born citizen and resident of an eligible country; (2) has resided in the Western (American) Hemisphere for a period of at least five years; (3) demonstrates that he/she is scholastically qualified for admission to the nominating institution; (4) is not member of the Communist Party; (5) be recommended for a scholarship by an eligible institution; (6) has a statement on file with his or her institution that indicates the student is registered with the selective service system as required by federal law or is exempt from selective service registration under federal law, and (7) is enrolled in an eligible institution.
Students selected to receive the awards through the Good Neighbor Scholarship Program may be exempted from the payment of tuition for the 12-month period beginning with the fall semester following the students' selection as recipients. For more information about the Good Neighbor Scholarship Program, please read the rules of the THECB, Chapter 21, Subchapter K: http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/apps/financialaid/tofa2.cfm?ID=437.
Applications must be submitted to the Center for U.S. - Mexico Studies (Green Center - Suite 2.2) by February 22, 2013, at 4 p.m. Late applications will not be considered.