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UT Austin International Office International Student and Scholar Services

Financial Services

ISSS is dedicated to providing financial support to international students which includes over $200,000 in awards, scholarships, and loans annually. From a cash loan for an unexpected emergency to a full tuition stipend, we strive to provide support to international students at all different stages of their studies at The University of Texas at Austin.



General ISSS Financial Aid

F and J students who have completed at least two semesters at UT Austin are eligible to apply for this $2,500 tuition award.

Tuition Assistance for Mexican Students

Incoming and current international students from Mexico are eligible to
apply for this non-resident tuition 
waiver each spring. 

Good Neighbor Scholarship

Incoming and current students from the Western Hemisphere are eligible to apply for this full tuition waiver each spring.

Jerry D. Wilcox
Community Engagement Scholarship

Undergraduate F and J students who have completed one semester are
eligible to apply for this $2,500
scholarship each spring

Ethel Loving de Diaz Scholarship

Incoming and current Mexican students who demonstrate financial need and are working to fund their degree are eligible to apply.

Society of Iranian-
American Women for Education Scholarship

Students of Iranian descent who demonstrate financial need are eligible to apply for this $1,000 scholarship.

Financial Assistance

Tuition and Emergency Cash Loans

ISSS may be able to help you apply for tuition or cash loans that must be repaid to the university at a 4% interest rate.

Venezuelan CENCOEX Information

ISSS can issue up to two letters to CENCOEX each semester, verifying tuition, fees, and course enrollment 

Appointments & Contact Information

ISSS has limited financial aid appointments and most of our information can be found online.
If you have an extenuating financial circumstance or questions, feel free to contact our
Financial Aid Advisor.

More Information

Outside Scholarships and Loans

These scholarships and loans are not administered by UT Austin, but international students have applied for them in the past.

Learn about ISSS Donors

Certain ISSS awards are made
possible with the generous
support of donors.

  Donate to ISSS to help international students finance their education.