The Academic Achievement Scholarship (AAS) is a one-year $1,000 tuition scholarship that begins during the Fall semester only. If all scholarship requirements are met, the student will automatically receive a one-time renewal of the scholarship. Recipients who are international and non-resident may be eligible to pay Texas resident tuition during the term of the scholarship.
All newly admitted Doctoral and MFA students that meet the minimum GPA requirements for admission into the Toulouse Graduate School may apply for this scholarship. Newly admitted is defined as Doctoral or MFA students with less than 12 graduate credit hours towards their degree program.
Students admitted during the Spring 2013 semester will be considered new for the 2013 – 2014 award year providing they do not have more than 12 graduate credit hours towards their degree program at the time of admission.
Students required to attend the Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) upon arrival will not be eligible to receive scholarship funds until they have completed these programs and are only enrolled in graduate credit hours towards their doctoral degree.
GPA Requirements: Students must meet the minimum GPA requirements for admission as outlined in the Graduate Catalog.
- Master’s Degree GPA: 3.4
Undergraduate Degree Overall: 2.8
Undergraduate Degree Last 60: 3.0
Holistic Review Criteria: Standardized test scores and condition of admission will be utilized by the selection committee for additional consideration.
There will be three application deadlines to accommodate varying admission deadlines across campus. The deadline to apply for the AAS is prior to midnight on the following days:
January 15, 2013 (11:59 PM, CST)
March 15, 2013 (11:59 PM, CST)
May 15, 2013 (11:59 PM, CST)