Texas A & M Scholarship Program

TCBSBM / TAMU - Commerce: Collaborative Pledge Program


TCBSBM in collaboration with Texas A&M University Commerce will provide financial support to high school graduating seniors of TCBSBM member districts through the Collaborative Pledge program.  A&M-Commerce will pay the remaining balance on any tuition not covered by other financial assistance, provided the student applicant meets the criteria specified under the eligibility sections.

High School graduating students who are members of TCBSBM member districts and pursue undergraduate degrees, respectively, at A & M Commerce will also have access to  guidance in this program from A&M Commerce advisors, mentors, faculty and staff who are invested in student success.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:

  • Only students classified as a high school graduating senior working towards first time, full-time, degree-seeking  undergraduates are eligible to apply.
  • The undergraduate programs are directed toward first-time, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates.

Undergraduate Criteria:

  • Students must apply to A&M-Commerce through ApplyTexas and be officially admitted to A&M-Commerce as well as pursuing a first baccalaureate degree.
  • Expected Family Contribution (EFC) for student applicants must be between $0 and $5,576 with Family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $50,000 or less.
  • Applicants must be Texas residents for tuition purposes.
  • Applicants must be a high school graduate from a TCBSBM member district.
  • Applicants must enroll for a minimum of 15 hours for each fall and spring semester.
  • Applicants must be classified as first-time, full-time degree-seeking students and enrolled immediately following high school graduation.
  • Students enrolled in the Collaborative Pledge must maintain a 2.5 or greater A&M­ Commerce institutional Grade Point Average (GPA) for continuation of eligibility of The Collaborative Pledge.
  • The Collaborative students must have a completed FAFSA/TASFA on file by January 15th and meet the deadlines in subsequent semesters for renewal purposes.
  • The Collaborative Pledge students are eligible for tuition assistance for up to eight semesters (not including summer session) if renewal requirements are met.

Applicants are required to complete a brief TCBSBM referral application

AWARD:  Texas A&M-Commerce will pay the remaining balance on any tuition not covered by other financial assistance, provided the student applicant meets the criteria specified under the eligibility sections.

Application Deadline:

Semester / Term:             Deadline:
Fall Priority Deadline         March 1
Fall Final Deadline             August 1