You must be a first-generation college student (neither parent has earned a bachelor’s degree). Your family’s adjusted gross income must be less than $40,000 per year as verified through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA
) or the Texas Application for Student Financial Aid (TASFA
).. You must meet the requirements of the Regents’ Scholarship Program and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP
). Award eligibility varies based on Enrollment Status
. For details, please visit the Award Proration
Additionally, you are required to have earned 30 hours by the end of your first academic year, 60 hours by the end of your second academic year, and 90 hours by the end of your third academic year. An academic year includes the fall, spring, and summer terms. Hours earned via transfer credit, dual credit, and AP/IB testing can be used to meet the 30/60/90 rule.
The scholarship is a four-year award, pending Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), meeting the 30/60/90 hour rule each academic year, full-time enrollment, and completing the Regents’ Scholarship Program requirements.
You must have a completed FAFSA on file with Texas A&M University prior to January 15. You should complete your FAFSA as soon as possible, or by January 1 at the latest to ensure it will be processed by Texas A&M in time for the January 15 priority deadline. To determine if you might be eligible to receive one of these scholarships, please visit our Regents' Scholarship Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
This program is limited to approximately 850 students each year. These scholarships are offered on a first-come, first-served basis as students have completed their financial aid application, turned in all requested documentation and our office has verified eligibility.