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UTB Challenge for Excellence Scholarship is available to students that graduate under the Texas Recommended or Distinguished Curriculum.

The University Scorpion Scholars Program is a scholarship available for Rio Grande Valley incoming high school graduates who are ranked in the top 10% of their class. The Rio Grande Valley consists of the following counties: Cameron, Willacy, Hidalgo and Starr. For criteria and online application, please refer to link.

The UTB Imagine College! is a new tuition program that began in Fall 2007 and covers all tuition and fees for first-time, full-time freshman Texas residents with a family income of $25,000 or less. For more information, please review link.

You can also access our UTB Scholarship Guide for entering students, as well as other High School Scholarship Resources.

The Texas Private High School Certification is required for admission to a Texas public university and to receive consideration for certain state scholarship and grant programs.

TPHSC - Form 1: Students entered Grade 9 before the 2007-2008 School Year
TPHSC - Form 2: Students entered Grade 9 during (or after) the 2007-2008 School Year

The Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid (2011 edition) is now online, click here to view the PDF.

If you're on the mailing list in the high school, TRIO, GEAR UP, BIA school, or NCAN categories, you will automatically receive a copy. All other entities with a Mailing List (ML) number may order a copy at


Updated P-16 news, grant opportunities, student scholarships, events and conferences, and new P-16 reports. The site is open to anyone so you can feel free to share the site as you wish.

The Office of Student Financial Assistance is located in
Tandy Hall, Room 206.
Phone: 956-882-8277
Fax: 956-882-8229




Office of Financial Aid

 Enrollment Center @ The Tower, Main 1.100

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 956-882-8277
Fax: 956-882-8229

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