ISSS is now accepting applications for the Good Neighbor Scholarship (GNS) for the 2018-2019 academic year! The GNS provides for one year of tuition (fall, spring, and summer) to students who were born in and are residents of a nation in the Western Hemisphere (excluding Cuba and the U.S.). The full list of eligibility requirements are included within the application itself.
Incoming UT students, both graduate and undergraduate, and current UT Students are eligible for the GNS. Incoming students must be accepted to The University of Texas at Austin by the submission deadline to be considered for the GNS.
The GNS application requires a statement of purpose that addresses all of the following points:
- Campus and community involvement -Discuss your involvement with student groups, university committees, and/or community involvement/volunteering and how they contribute to your success as a student.
- Academic Goals – Explain your current academic interests and plans after graduation.
- Financial Need – Indicate need for financial assistance, including any recent changes in your financial situation (e.g. medical bills, loss of sponsorship).
Current UT students may use on-campus writing resources at the University Writing Center (http://uwc.utexas.edu/).
The deadline to submit the 2018-2019 Good Neighbor Scholarship is February 23, 2018. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board will decide the recipients of the Good Neighbor Scholarship in early-May and all applicants will be notified in mid-May via email. Questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.