Good Neighbor Scholarship
The Good Neighbor Scholarship (GNS) Program is designed to encourage academically talented students from the countries of the Western (American) hemisphere (other than Cuba and the U.S.) pursue higher education in the State of Texas. The Good Neighbor Scholarship provides an exemption from the payment of tuition (not fees) for the 12-month period beginning with the Fall Semester following selection as a scholarship recipient.
Qualifying applicants are ranked and then sent to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for final selection.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board awards 10 scholarships per eligible country each year in the entire State of Texas. There is no guarantee that a previous recipient will continue to receive this award.
1.Applicants must have resided in the Western (American) Hemisphere for a period of at least five years.
2.Applicants cannot be members of the Communist Party.
3.Applicants cannot have applied for Permanent Resident status in the US, or have dual citizenship that includes the U.S.
4.Applicants must be enrolled in Texas A&M University-Kingsville and be meeting satisfactory academic progress toward a Texas A&M University-Kingsville degree.
5.Applicants must be a bona fide native-born citizen and resident of an eligible country.
6.Applicants must have a statement on file with his or her institution that indicates the student is registered with the Selective Service System as required by federal law or is exempt from Selective Service registration under federal law
Eligible Countries Include:
1.Antigua and Barbuda
5.Belize (British Honduras)
27.Saint Kitts & Nevis
29.St. Vincent & the Grenadines
31.Trinidad and Tobago