Financial Aid for Online Students
How to Fund Your Graduate EMPSA Education at Texas A&M University
Students enrolled in the Bush School EMPSA online program are eligible for federal financial aid. Veterans benefits are accepted.
To begin the process, please fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (Texas A&M University’s FAFSA School Code: 003632).
You may fill out the form before or during application to graduate certificate programs or after application and acceptance to a program.
The Texas A&M University Department of Student Financial Aid will contact you regarding your status once your application has been processed by the US Department of Education.
International Students: You may qualify for various programs based on visa status. Visit the Texas A&M’s Scholarship & Financial Aid website and complete the International Student Financial Aid Application (ISFAA).
Scholarship & Grant Opportunities
The listing below details just a few scholarship and grant opportunities for which you may or may not be eligible. Please read the requirements for each thoroughly to see if you qualify.
Also check with your place of employment and any organizations with which you are affiliated to see if they offer scholarship opportunities to members. Good luck in your search!
The Bush School Online Student Scholarship for Texas Residents
The Bush School Online Student Scholarship is targeted toward new, continuing, and returning students registered in online courses at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. To qualify, you must be a Texas resident who is registered or will register for a Bush School Online course. Also you must have acceptable academic standing (minimum of 3.0 GPA) or be a newly admitted Texas A&M University (College Station) student. In addition, you must have unmet financial need as determined by the FAFSA. The amount of the scholarship varies based on need and other factors. Students must complete a FAFSA and the scholarship application to be considered.
Contact a Bush School Online Advisor for this Scholarship Application and Deadline.
Texas Aggie Graduate Grant Opportunity
The Texas Aggie Graduate Grants are need-based awards (need is determined by Scholarships & Financial Aid) for Texas residents. Each student may receive up to $1,500 per semester in the fall and spring and $750 per semester in the summer, with a maximum of $3,000 per year. Texas Aggie Graduate Grant Information
College for All Texans
The web page of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, College for All Texans, lists scholarships, financial aid, and exemptions for which you may qualify.
The Irene S. Wischer Scholarship for Texas Residents
Outside Scholarship Opportunities
Investigate Potential Waivers and Exemptions
The cost of EMPSA program is per course and varies according to residency and other factors. Please call the Bush School Online Advising Center for the most recent cost estimate for the EMPSA program. Call us at 1-866-988-2874 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Costs are estimates only and are subject to change per University increases.