Achiever Promise FAQs


A. Yes, all students must complete a FAFSA or TASFA as part of the 3-step process.

  1. Apply for Admission
  2. Complete the FAFSA or TASFA
  3. Submit the A&M-SA General Scholarship Application

Early college high school students must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA, top 10% students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. All student must be enrolled full-time in the spring and fall semesters.


A. Yes, top 10% consideration will be granted as long as your transcript includes your class rank or is accompanied by a ranking letter.  The letter must include specific information about your class rank.


A. As part of the process, unofficial college transcripts will be requested. Please email a copy to jaime.herrera@tamusa.edu


A. The Achiever Promise is a last-dollar program that covers the cost of tuition through the completion of your first bachelor’s degree. Last-dollar means that A&M-San Antonio will cover the balance of your tuition after financial aid and any institutional scholarships have been applied. The Achiever Promise program does not currently cover the cost of fees; however, many students also receive external scholarships that may help cover the cost of fees. On average, fees are about $2,000 per semester for full-time enrollment.


A. Yes, external scholarships, including the San Antonio Education Partnership scholarship, can be stacked to cover fees, including housing and dining.


A. Only students graduating from an early college high school in Texas are eligible. Please explore other scholarship opportunities offered at A&M-San Antonio! Click here for more information. 


A. Yes


A. Priority Deadline: May 1
Final Deadline: June 30

Transfer Honors Scholarship FAQs


A: The Transfer Honors Scholarship is a last-dollar scholarship awarded to students who are currently in an Honors program at a participating community college.


A: Eligible students must have at earned at least 30 college credits and have a minimum 3.5 GPA.


A: Students must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 hours per semester) at Texas A&M-San Antonio.


A: In order to be considered, you must complete three easy steps:

  1. Complete the application for admission on Apply Texas,
  2. Submit your FAFSA or TASFA application, and
  3. Complete the Texas A&M-San Antonio General Scholarship Application

A: With the delay of the Honors program, we do not have that funding available at this time and awards will be based on merit and need base.


A: There is limited availability. Early action is recommended! Learn more about the deadlines at tamusa.edu/enrollment.