Were you born in North America, South America, Central America or the Caribbean? Apply for the Good Neighbor Scholarship (GNS) for the 2021-2022 academic year! This scholarship provides 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 eligibility requirements are included in the application.
Incoming and current students are eligible for this scholarship. 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).
The deadline to submit the 2021-2022 Good Neighbor Scholarship is March 1, 2021. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board will choose the recipients of the Good Neighbor Scholarship in early May and all applicants will be notified in mid-May via email. Have more questions? Reach out to us @ firstname.lastname@example.org.