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Incoming Freshman Fall 2018

Deadline for the 2018-2019 Scholarship Application is March 1, 2018.

Apply Here
Once you are redirected to the application, use your Blackboard ID and password to log in.
If you do not have an Islander ID, please visit and choose "Islander ID" to obtain a username and  password.
Number of awards and amounts are subject to availability


  • Admitted to attend Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

  • Full-time student

  • Degree-seeking

  • Be in good standing with the University



Your application will be reviewed by the appropriate scholarship committee(s) and ranked based on your cumulative grade point average, transcript, community involvement, essay, resume, and other criteria.

To see a list of scholarships you are applying for, click here: major-specific scholarships (see our Major-Specific Scholarships page for excluded majors)

For Music, Art, and Theatre majors, see Additional Scholarships.

Featured Scholarship Programs 

Annual Award
Eligibility Criteria
Mechanical Engineering Scholarship
Contact Frances Jordan at (361) 825-5797 for additional information
Submit the general undergraduate application here. To obtain your username and password, please visit and choose "Islander ID."
The Jessie Frances Neal Foundation Annual Scholarship Fund
$20,000 ($5,000 annually) - 10 new scholarships for Fall 2018
Incoming Freshman for 2018-2019 from the College of Business.
Submit the Apply Texas Scholarship Application at by Dec. 1, 2017.

Incoming Freshman Fall 2018


 APPLY through

2018-2019 Incoming Freshman Application opens July 1, 2017
Deadline: December 1, 2017
By submitting your scholarship application with completed essays through you are applying for the Presidential Scholarship Program.



Must be an incoming freshman
Must rank in the top 15% of graduating class
Score an 1150 or higher on the SAT (without writing) if test was taken prior to March 2017
Score a 1220 or higher on the SAT (without writing) if test was taken after to March 2017
Score a 25 or higher on the ACT


Presidential Scholarship Program


Annual Award

Presidential Top Scholar
1 new award annually)
$32,000 ($8,000 annually)
Presidential Finalist Scholar
(3 new awards annually)
$20,000 ($5,000 annually)
(15 new awards annually)
$16,000 ($4,000 annually)
Academic Achievement Scholarship
(66 new awards annually)
$14,000 ($3,500 annually)
Islander Scholar
new awards annually)
$12,000 ($3,000 annually)
Number of awards and amounts are subject to availability

For your scholarship application to be considered, you must also have submitted your application for admission, high school transcript(s), and ACT or SAT test scores by this deadline.
Award decisions will be made based on your class rank and test scores.  All scholarships require you be admitted to the University, maintain full-time status, be degree-seeking, and in good standing with the University.