Institutional Scholarships

Texas A&M University-San Antonio awards scholarships to students that demonstrate academic achievement and merit. Some scholarships are need-based requiring a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov to complete your FAFSA. Applicants will be considered for all the scholarships in which they meet the criteria. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Additionally, meeting the application requirements and scholarship criteria does not guarantee a scholarship award. Awards are limited to availability of funding. 

Scholarship Application

General Scholarships 

The following scholarships are considered general scholarships. Students should complete the Texas A&M University-San Antonio General Scholarship Application to be considered for the following institutional scholarships. 

 Annual Scholarship Application:           October 1-June 30 (Priority deadline: January 15)
 Spring-only Scholarship Application:    September 1- November 1


  • Resident and Non-Resident students who demonstrate academic excellence
  • Candidates must be a high school senior who will enroll at A&M-SA, immediately after High School Graduation
  • Earn a cumulative A&M-SA institutional GPA of 3.0, by the end of the first academic year
  • Maintain a 3.0 cumulative institutional GPA each semester thereafter
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each fall and spring semesters
  • Complete a minimum of 24 credit hours each academic year
  • This award is contingent on successfully meeting all requirements, and is renewable for up to four years, while enrolled at A&M-SA

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be pursuing a degree with a computer information systems security or information assurance-related concentration or minor
  • Undergraduates must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
  • Graduates must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (9+ credit hours)
  • Sophomore students must have a 2.8+ cumulative GPA
  • Junior or senior students must have a 3.0+ cumulative GPA
  • Graduate students must have a 3.0+ cumulative GPA
  • Preference will be given to members of any A&M-SA team participating in one or more of the various cyber security-related collegiate competitions such as NDDCD, DC3, or Panolpy
  • Preference will be given to students enrolled in ROTC, active members of armed services and their immediate families, and veterans of the armed services. Students who are enrolled in ROTC should be non-scholarship ROTC cadets.
  • Preference will be given to students who are members of AFCEA

  • Must be a Texas resident
  • Must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Must have and maintain a 2.5+ institutional GPA
  • Preference to applicants that have been enrolled in and successfully completed early college credit courses while a high school student, especially in STEM and other core subjects

  • Must be a first-time freshman
  • Must demonstrate financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Must be a enrolled in the Master of Professional Accounting program
  • Must be seeking qualifications to take the CPA examination
  • Must be a Texas resident
  • Must be enrolled half-time at A&M-San Antonio (6+ credit hours)
  • Must have an maintain a 3.0+ institutional GPA
  • Must commit in writing during first semester to qualify for the CPA examination

  • Must be an undergraduate, junior student
  • Must be a female
  • Must be a first generation university graduate
  • Must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Must demonstrate financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Must be an undergraduate, junior student
  • Must be a female
  • Must be a first generation university graduate
  • Must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Must demonstrate financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Be a graduate or undergraduate student, enrolled at least part-time at A&M-San Antonio (6+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Must have and maintain a 3.0+ cumulative institutional GPA
  • Must demonstrate community involvement

  • Must be a female
  • Must live in Bexar County
  • Must be first time degree seeking
  • Must demonstrate leadership ability or community involvement
  • Must be enrolled at least part-time at A&M-San Antonio (6+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses can be considered)
  • Must have and maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Must demonstrate financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must be a elementary or elementary special education major
  • Must have graduated from a catholic high school in San Antonio, TX
  • Must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Must have and maintain a 2.5+ institutional GPA
  • Must demonstrate financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Must be graduate student declaring Master of Business Administration
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours at A&M-San Antonio
  • Minimum cumulative graduate institutional GPA of 3.0

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Must be first-generation university graduate
  • Must have and maintain a 2.75+ institutional GPA
  • Must demonstrate financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Must be degree-seeking
  • Undergraduate students must be enrolled at least three-quarter time (9+ credit hours)
  • Graduate students must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credit hours)
  • Must have and maintain a 3.0+ institutional GPA
  • Must be in good standing
  • Preference given to first generation college students

  • Must be a new undergraduate student
  • Must be degree-seeking
  • Must be a resident of San Antonio or adjacent counties
  • Must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Must have and maintain a 2.75+ institutional GPA
  • Must have community service involvement
  • Must provide one letter of recommendation
  • Recipients will be required to attend the HOPE Hispanic Heritage Banquet and provide a photograph, biography, and contact information to the donor.
  • Scholarship funds shall only be used for tuition, books, and fees

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Undergraduate students must have and maintain a 2.75+ institutional GPA
  • Graduate students must have and maintain a 3.00+ institutional GPA
  • Must demonstrate a high financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Must be a undergraduate, freshman
  • Must demonstrate a high financial need (as determined by FAFSA)
  • Must have and maintain a 2.5+ institutional GPA
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time at A&M-San Antonio (6+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)

  • Must be a undergraduate, freshman
  • Must demonstrate a high financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Must be a new undergraduate student, first-time degree seeking
  • Must be a Texas resident
  • Must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Must have and maintain a 3.0+ institutional GPA
  • Must demonstrate a high financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Must be enrolled half-time at A&M-San Antonio (6+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Undergraduate students must have and maintain a 2.5+ institutional GPA
  • Graduate students must have and maintain a 3.0+ institutional GPA
  • Must demonstrate financial need (as determined by FAFSA)

  • Must be an undergraduate, junior or senior student
  • Must be first-generation university graduate
  • Must be enrolled full-time at A&M-San Antonio (12+ credit hours)
    (Alamo College courses cannot be considered)
  • Must have and maintain a 3.0+ institutional GPA
  • Preference for students with varsity letter and planning to remain in San Antonio after graduation

Additional Scholarships

The following scholarships are NOT included in the Texas A&M University-San Antonio General Scholarship Application. A separate application is required.


The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) provides a scholarship to fifth year accounting students. The purpose is to provide financial assistance to students intending to take the CPA examination as Texas applicants and ultimately serve the residents of Texas.

Click here for more information about this program.


The Presidents Leadership Class (PLC) is a four-year comprehensive, undergraduate, leadership development program. PLC develops extraordinary leaders who apply their unique approach to leadership throughout their lives, in their academic fields, professions, and communities.

Click here for more information about this program.


The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)-San Antonio Chapter Scholarship was established to promote the profession of internal auditing. In order to be considered for the scholarship, student must be pursuing an accounting degree (undergraduate or graduate). Student must be enrolled full-time (12 hours for undergraduates and 9 hours for graduate), and have a 3.0+ cumulative institutional GPA.

Click here to apply for this scholarship.