Terms And Conditions

The scholarships for School of Performance, Visualization and Fine Arts students range from $500 to $2,000.


College Major: Applicants must be a full-time student in the School of Performance, Visualization and Fine Arts at Texas A&M University. Scholarship recipients who change their major during the academic year may have their scholarship revoked.

Academic Requirement: For School Level, Program Level, Research Assistance and Travel Research Assistance Scholarships, applicant must have maintained at least a 3.0 overall GPR (undergraduate) and 3.5 GPR (graduate) at TAMU (or a 3.0 for incoming transfer, or 3.0 for incoming freshmen, and a 1000 on SAT or 24 on ACT) unless specified otherwise. For Study Abroad Scholarships, applicant must have maintained at least a 2.5 overall GPR (undergraduate only). Applicants will be considered on a competitive basis with other applicants.

Period of Award: The scholarship will be awarded for one year and the recipient may compete for renewal each year. Recipients must maintain the 3.0 GPR (undergraduate) and 3.5 GPR (graduate) for retention of the scholarship.

Self-Reflective Essay: Self-reflective essay must be submitted with the application. Essay must reflect applicant’s character, professional work, work ethic, personal maturity, integrity, professional potential, goals, achievements and learning expectations. Essay should be in either MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian-style writing format (please research those formats via Google if you are not familiar with them).

Record of Scholarships: Each applicant must submit a record of all scholarships and fellowships received for the current academic year.

Out of State Tuition Waiver: Out of state undergraduate students who receive a total of $4,000 and graduate students who receive a total of $1,000 in university, department and/or program scholarships will be eligible for an out-of-state competitive tuition waiver. For more information regarding out of state competitive tuition waivers please visit financialaid.tamu.edu.

Relationship to Board of Regents Members: All scholarship applicants must now indicate any relationship to Board of Regents members of the college or university or its System’s board. A list of current Texas A&M University Board of Regents members can be viewed on the System website.

Applicable relationships include one of the following:

Regent’s: spouse, spouse’s child, spouse’s parent, child’s spouse, parent’s spouse;

Regent’s: spouse’s brother or sister, spouse’s grandparent, spouse’s grandchild, brother or sister’s spouse, grandparent’s spouse, grandchild’s spouse;

Regent’s: parent, daughter, son.

Regent’s: brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild

Regent’s: great-grandparent, great-grandchild, uncle or aunt (brother or sister of parent), nephew or niece (son or daughter of brother or sister).

Students whose School or Program scholarship has been rescinded during the academic year due to not meeting scholarship criteria/requirements have the right to appeal. Within two weeks of receiving notification, the student must provide a written appeal to the School Scholarship Committee about extenuating circumstances that may have hindered their scholarship eligibility. Appeals are reviewed by the committee on a case-by-case basis and all decisions are final. Email all appeals to johnabinajm@tamu.edu.

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