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How To Apply

Scholarships & Financial Aid offers academic scholarships for incoming freshman. You may apply for all University level scholarships through the ApplyTexas Application or Coalition Application. The scholarship deadline for Fall admits is December 1*.

Your grades are only one of many considerations in the review process. Additional factors for selection include, but are not limited to your leadership, community service, special talents, first generation college status, and academic achievement under difficult circumstances. Some scholarships also have a financial need component.

*If the deadline falls on a weekend, the application will remain open until 11:59 PM (CST) on the following Monday.

NOTE: Some University administered scholarships may have additional requirements/deadlines. Learn more about University Scholarships.

Applying for scholarships is a simple two-step process.
Step 1: Complete Online Application
*If the deadline falls on a weekend, the application will remain open until 11:59 PM (CST) on the following Monday.
Step 2: Submit Supplementary Materials
You should submit the following materials to complete the application process. All items should be received by the application deadline of December 1.
  • Essays. Essay A is required for admission and scholarship consideration. Applicants for the Terry Foundation Scholarship must complete an additional personal statement.
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR). All freshman applicants must complete a Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) using their official high school transcript through the Office of Admissions. Scholarships & Financial Aid will not accept documents required for admissions. Visit the Additional Required Documents section of the Office of Admissions’ website for more information. All other admission documents should be sent to:
Freshman Admissions
Texas A&M University
PO Box 30014
College Station, TX 77842-3014
 
  • Optional - SAT I or ACT Score. Due to the impact of COVID-19 on testing opportunities, Texas A&M University will not require test scores from students applying for the of Fall 2021. Sending test scores will not create any advantage nor disadvantage for students who provide them. Scholarships & Financial Aid does not accept any documents required for admissions. Visit Additional Required Documents section of the Office of Admissions’ website for more information.  All test scores and other admission documents should be sent to:
Freshman Admissions
Texas A&M University
PO Box 30014
College Station, TX 77842-3014

Texas A&M University’s SAT school code is 6003; the ACT code is 4198.
  • Letters of Recommendation. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted or considered for scholarships unless specifically requested by Scholarships & Financial Aid. You will be contacted directly if a letter(s) of recommendation is required.
  • Résumés. Resumes will not be accepted or considered for scholarships. You should report all campus and community activities, awards, honors, and/or employment directly on your ApplyTexas or Coalition application.
Note: Scholarship applications are available for Fall freshman admits only. Spring freshman applicants may apply using the University Scholarship application after a semester of enrollment.
Although not required, it is highly encouraged for applicants to answer all financial related questions. Leaving any financial questions blank on the scholarship application may disqualify you from consideration for some scholarships.
DO:
  • Submit your own scholarship application. 
  • Use your full legal name.
  • Answer all questions completely, including financial questions. 
  • Provide as much information as possible – this is the time to brag on yourself!
  • Submit Essay A 
  • Submit the leadership essay for the Terry Foundation Scholarship, if applicable.
  • Submit all required admission documents (Self-Reported Academic Records, test scores, etc.).
All admission documents should be sent to:
Freshman Admissions
Texas A&M University
PO Box 30014
College Station, TX 77842-3014
DON’T:
  • Don’t have someone else submit your scholarship application for you.
  • Don’t rush or wait until the last minute. Plan ahead and be thorough.
  • Don’t submit a resume. It will not be considered for scholarships. 
  • Don’t submit letters of recommendation unless you are asked.
  • Don’t forget to submit all required admission documents (Self-Reported Academic Records, test scores, etc.)
All admission documents should be sent to:
Freshman Admissions
Texas A&M University
PO Box 30014
College Station, TX 77842-3014

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