The Regents' Scholarship is designed to assist first-generation college students in achieving their educational goals at Texas A&M University. Six hundred recipients will receive $5,000 per year for up to four years – with the ability to add other scholarship.


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). You must meet the requirements of the Regents’ Scholarship Program. You must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress and complete 30 hours before your second year, 60 hours before your third year, and 90 hours before your fourth year to continue to receive the award yearly. 

Award eligibility varies based on enrollment. For details, please visit the Award Proration information page.


The award is a four-year award, pending Satisfactory Academic Progress, completion of 30 hours each academic year, and completion of Regents’ Scholarship Program requirements.


You must have a completed FAFSA on file with Texas A&M University prior to March 15, 2014. We suggest completing your FAFSA by March 1, 2014 in order to ensure it will be processed by Texas A&M in time for the March 15 deadline.

To determine whether or not you might be eligible to receive one of these scholarships, please visit our Regents' Scholarship Program FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Note: This program is limited to approximately 600 students each year. These scholarships are awarded on a first come first serve basis as students have completed their financial aid application, turned in all requested documentation and our office has verified eligibility.

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