Tuition Awards for Mexican Students at University of Texas at Austin

  • Bachelor
  • Partial tuition fee waiver
  • 1 November 2021

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You must be a citizen and resident of Mexico who demonstrates financial need. Receiving the TAMS award is not guaranteed as the application is competitive due to the limited number of awards.

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The Tuition Assistance for Mexican Students (TAMS) award provides a waiver of the nonresident portion of a student's tuition bill.


In addition to the online application, the following documents are required for your application to be considered complete:

Bank statements: You must provide copies of your monthly bank statements for the most recent three months, including a statement of deposits and balances. Note: Bank statements must be in English.

Personal Statement: You must provide a typed statement (limit 2 pages) that addresses your financial need. Indicate recent changes in your financial situation (e.g. medical bills, loss of sponsorship), if applicable. Please note: This statement helps in evaluating your needs and qualifications for receiving the award.

Special documentation (if applicable): Submit evidence to substantiate any claims made in your personal statement. Examples can include documentation of termination of a scholarship, loss of sponsorship, medical bills, currency devaluation, or written documentation of government restrictions on funds/resources permitted out of your country.

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