Texas A&M University-San Antonio matches San Antonio Education Partnership student scholarship on College Signing Day

By University Communications
Friday, 05 06 2016

At a glance:

  • Texas A&M University-San Antonio is awarding qualified recipients of the San Antonio Education Partnership (SAEP) scholarship with matching funds.
  • The SAEP awards graduating high school seniors $425 scholarship per college semester and A&M-San Antonio is prepared to match up to $255,000 of combined scholarship funds.

SAN ANTONIO- For the first time in its history, Texas A&M University-San Antonio is awarding recipients of the San Antonio Education Partnership scholarship with matching funds for a potential combined maximum of $255,000. As the only major metropolitan campus in the prestigious Texas A&M University System, dedicated faculty and staff of Texas A&M-SA stand ready to receive and support graduating high school seniors who have declared their intent to be future Jaguars on College Signing Day.

The University is focused on providing the best resources to its student body. Having the opportunity to support incoming freshmen through a matching scholarship program with the San Antonio Education Partnership was a natural fit. “This is an important endeavor for Texas A&M University-San Antonio because we’re investing in the future success of our students,” said Dr. Melissa Mahan, vice president of Student Affairs. “This scholarship match could make the difference between a bright, aspiring high school senior attending college now or later. We’re creating life-changing opportunities here, and providing scholarships and other funding resources is how we empower students to realize their future.”

The San Antonio Education Partnership awards graduating high school seniors a $425 scholarship per college semester for 8 semesters, with a maximum of $850 a year to students who have met eligibility requirements and who have selected a public university to attend. The University had 75 scholarship recipients enrolled as students in the 2015-2016 academic year.

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About Texas A&M University-San Antonio

With a nearly 700-acre Main Campus to expand into, the military-embracing university recently announced its expansion to welcome freshman and sophomore applicants to enroll in Fall 2016.  Currently enrolling nearly 4,600 students, Texas A&M University-San Antonio is one of the fastest-growing universities in the state. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are available for the lowest university tuition in the San Antonio region for a variety of in-demand fields, including teacher preparation, business, information technology, and cyber security. Texas A&M-San Antonio has a variety of scholarships available to assist students as they select their college or university. The University's mission is to prepare and empower students to be innovative and contributing members of a global society. To learn more, visit www.tamusa.edu