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Good Neighbor Scholarship

The Good Neighbor Scholarship (GNS) provides an exemption of one year's worth of tuition (fall, spring, and summer) to students who were born in and are residents of a nation in the Western Hemisphere (excluding Cuba and the United States). Please note that the exemption provided by the Good Neighbor Scholarship does not pay for any fees or charges on the tuition bill, such as health insurance, late registration fees, ISSS Support Services fee, etc. The scholarship is administered through ISSS on behalf of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Countries Eligible for Good Neighbor Scholarship

Argentina

Dominica

Panama

Antigua and Barbuda

Dominican Republic

Paraguay

Bahamas

Ecuador

Peru

Barbados

El Salvador

Saint Kitts & Nevis

Bolivia

Grenada

St. Lucia

Brazil

Guatemala

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Belize (British Honduras)

Guyana

Suriname

Canada

Haiti

Trinidad and Tobago

Chile

Honduras

Uruguay

Colombia

Jamaica

Venezuela

Costa Rica

Mexico

 

Application Details

The application has been transferred to an online format. The online GNS application will be made available here according to the dates below. 

Application Release Date Semester Deadline
February 1, 2017 2017-2018 Academic Year March 1, 2017