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Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) for International Students

General Information

The Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) is available in limited amounts to eligible, non-immigrant international students on F and J visas at the University of Texas Brownsville who demonstrate financial need. Awards will be made based on a date priority order until available funds are exhausted. Awards will be made in the amount of $300.00 to $1,000.00 per semester.

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrate financial need.
  2. Be enrolled in a program of study leading to a certificate or a degree as follows:
    • Fulltime Undergraduate = 12 credit hours
    • Fulltime Graduate = 9 hours
  3. Be in ‘Good’ Academic Standing and must be meeting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.
  4. 4. Be in good immigration status with a valid passport, I-94 and I-20.


Complete the International Student Financial Aid Application by January 5th, 2015 for the Spring/2015 semester

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