Texas Public Education Grant - International

Applications are open annually in May

The purpose of the TPEG-I is to provide limited financial assistance to eligible non-immigrant international students on F and J visas. Students must demonstrate financial need to pay the estimated minimum tuition, fees, and other expenses for enrollment in UNT credit-bearing coursework. 
  • IELI students and non-degree seeking students are not eligible for the TPEG-I
  • Students on Optional Practical Training will not be considered for TPEG-I awards

An award is not guaranteed. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Student must hold a valid passport, student visa, and all required immigration documents.
  • Newly admitted international students are NOT eligible.
  • Student must be enrolled at UNT one full academic year prior to application.
  • Student must be enrolled fulltime or be approved for less than fulltime enrollment during the next school year.
    • Fulltime enrollment for undergraduates is 12 credit hours.
    • Fulltime enrollment for graduates is 9 credit hours.
  • Student must be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
  • Student must be in good financial standing with the university. 
  • Student must be paying non-resident tuition.

TPEG-I is a grant, not a competitive scholarship. Grant awardees do NOT qualify for in-state tuition waivers. Grants do not need to be repaid.

If awarded, funding will be applied directly to UNT tuition at the end of October in the Fall semester.