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- Sep 07, 2017

Scholarships & Financial Aid is committed to assisting students and their families who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey with options and resources for paying for your educational expenses. If you have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey, please call 979.845.3236 or visit our office in the Pavilion. Our phone queue hold times can be long during this time of the semester, so you may also email financialaid@tamu.edu and include Hurricane Harvey in the subject line.



- Sep 06, 2017

Federal Student Loan Interest Rates effective July 1, 2017 
Direct Subsidized & Unsubsidized Loan for undergraduate students - 4.45%
Direct Unsubsidized Loan for graduate & professional students - 6%
Direct Plus & Grad Plus Loan for parents, graduate & professional students - 7%
Perkin Loan for undergraduates - 5%



- Aug 31, 2017

Due to Hurricane Harvey, mail to and from Bryan/College Station has been temporarily suspended. However, there are other mail service companies that are still delivering to our area. You can also upload requested documents via the portal and send documents via fax at (979) 847-9061.

Please be assured that we will make processing scholarships checks a top priority (in the order received) once mail commences.

 



- Aug 21, 2017

Financial aid disbursements for fall 2017 have begun.  Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.

How can I check to see if my disbursement has been made?
Check your student bill on the Howdy Portal!
 
How long does it take to receive my financial aid refund check if the financial aid are showing on my bill as a credit?
Typically it takes 3 to 4 business days.
 
What if I do not see my disbursement on the Howdy Portal?
Check your Financial Aid Portal, the Status Page to see if you are missing any requirements.
If you do please complete those requirements as soon as possible. You will then need to allow us approximately 5 days to process what you completed.
 
What if I am not missing any requirements and my financial aid is not disbursed?
Make sure you registered in enough hours to receive your financial aid. See our website for these specifics (financialaid.tamu.edu). Make sure your courses are towards your degree (see Howdy Portal).
 



- Aug 17, 2017

In May 2017 the Department of Education announced a change to federal financial aid, students are now eligible for Federal Pell grants year round. 



- Jul 21, 2017

Texas A&M University is the only public college in Texas to appear in the 2018 Fiske Guide to Colleges, a listing which cites the best colleges that offer a superior education for the most affordable cost.

The guide grades schools for its best buy list based on academic programs and quality in relation to total cost. In short, the colleges listed are the best bargains for the money.

To view full article, visit today.tamu.edu/2017/07/18/texas-am-states-only-public-college-to-make-fiske-college-rankings-for-2018



- Jul 05, 2017

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, in conjunction with the Texas A&M Mays, University of Texas McCombs, and Rice University Jones Business Schools, have assisted in the development of a comprehensive, innovative new transition platform, the Veteran Accelerated Management Program (VAMP), for senior service members entering the workforce.

To view the full article, visit today.tamu.edu/2017/06/29/texas-am-joins-thee-universities-in-vetted-partnership-to-transition-vets-into-workforce/.



- Jun 29, 2017

The ApplyTexas and Coalition application for freshman admission and scholarships opens July 1, 2017 for the 2018-2019 academic year. Visit applytexas.org or coalitionforcollegeaccess.org to start your application. The deadline to submit your application for both admissions and scholarships and all required documents is December 1, 2017.



- May 02, 2017

Check to see whether your FAFSA has been processed and learn about your Student Aid Report, how to update or correct your FAFSA, and how to accept and receive your aid.

To view full article, visit studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/next-steps/



- May 02, 2017

So, you’ve filed your FAFSA®, and you’ve checked your Student Aid Report to be sure all your information is correct, and now you’re wondering how that data is used to come up with the list of financial aid for which you’re eligible. 

To view full article, visit studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/next-steps/how-calculated


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