Make the right Choice!
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a rapidly growing
urban university located on the South Texas Gulf Coast. The
University focuses on the higher educational issues regarding
South Texas, the state, and coastal and urban matters.
Application Fee Waivers
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students transitioning/returning to graduate school
who are enrolling in new graduate programs may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
IF ELIGIBILITY CANNOT BE CONFIRMED THE APPLICATION FEE WILL BE REQUIRED AND
NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS ON THE APPLICATION.
Graduate Student Appreciation Week
In conjunction with the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students, College of
Graduate Studies has partnered with across-campus units to establish the 1st annual Graduate
Student Appreciation Week (GSAW), a week-long series of campus-wide events to honor and
recognize the contributions of our graduate students. Graduate Student Appreciation Week:
April 7 - April 11, 2014. For additional information, visit:
Graduate Student Appreciation Week.
The HACU Scholarship Program 2014-2015
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is pleased to offer scholarship
opportunities. We hope that we will be able to assist you in defraying some of your
college expenditures. Please review each scholarships criteria carefully to see if
you qualify. We will continue to add opportunities as they become available prior to
the fall 2014 semester.
The deadline for these scholarships vary. To learn more about the HACU Scholarship
Program 2014-2015 and to apply, visit the website at:
Student Agricultural and Food Systems Innovation Prize Launched,
Help Innovate Agriculture!
USDA is in cooperation with Agricultural Innovation Prize: Powered by 40
Chances to find the best new ideas for addressing the challenges in agriculture
and food systems. This competition, coordinated by the University of Wisconsin
at Madison with support from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, will award $215,000
in prizes to students with the most promising innovations in agriculture. The
grand prize winner gets $100,000! USDA is reaching out to its university partners
to pass the word along to potential contestants and to its own agency scientists
to serve as mentors to help teams take their idea to the next level. You must
submit your idea by February 28th, 2014, so get brainstorming!
We, here at the USDA, cannot wait to see what you can do.
If this challenge sounds fun and important, and you are ready to sign up as a contestant,
go to http://agprize.com for more
information about the scope, prizes, and timeline for the competition.
Get into Grad School Month:
The Marine Science Graduate Student Organization (MSGSO) will offer a one-hour
seminar every Monday in February from noon to 1 p.m., that will help introduce
you to graduate school, build new skills, and find opportunities on campus.
We'll discuss how to build and improve your curriculum vitae or resume, how to
avoid common mistakes, and discuss helpful tips and tricks as you make your
resume. Other topics include a Q&A with professors on Feb. 10, UC Lone Star Room
142A, the GRE and Scholarships on Feb. 17, UC Oso Room 221, and a Q&A with a panel
of graduate students on Feb. 24, UC Legacy Hall Room 145. Free pizza and snacks
will be provided. The seminar is open to all students. For more information, e
Visions of Elsewhere
The College of Liberal Arts is hosting the first annual Graduate Symposium at
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, on April 17-18, 2014. The symposium theme
will be "Visions of Elsewhere." It was inspired by the university's unique
location in South Texas, at the crossroads of many histories and peoples. It is
designed to reflect on the ways borders, frontiers, and movements of peoples,
ideas, and goods have been imagined and challenged. What kind of visions,
fantasies, as well as experiences of boundaries, borders, or other places,
elsewheres, or lost places emerge? How do we imagine different possibilities
of communitiy and identity? What kind of cultural forms are used? How do we
attend to experiences of place and identity? We encourage submissions that
address topics of representation, modernity, desire, utopia, nostalgia, memory,
as well as travel, place, migration, colonialism, and post-colonialism, globalism,
transnationalism. Other suggested themes are visual rhetoric, discourse communicaties,
languages and hybridity. The submission deadline is February 1, 2014.
To learn more about Graduate Symposium visit:
Laura Bush Traveling Fellowship
The U.S. National Commission is currently accepting applications for the Laura Bush Travelling
Fellowship. The Fellowship is intended to help fund a proposal designed by a student to conduct
brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO - using education, natural
sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build
strong ties among nations. The fellowship open to US citizens (ages 18-25) enrolled in a
college or university who express an interest in international collaboration but have not
had many opportunities to travel abroad. The application deadline is Monday, February 24, 2014.
Read more about the Fellowship and recipients:
Student Success Scholarship
Newly admitted graduate students will be eligible to receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship.
Interested students should apply early - funds are limited. To learn more and apply, visit:
Application Supporting Documentation
In our effort to become eco friendly, the College of Graduate Studies is moving towards
a paperless process effective December 2, 2013. Please assist us in
this endeavor in submitting all documentation electronically through our
or by email. Should you have any
questions in regards to this, please contact our office.
Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program
The University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) offers
paid summer internships for underrepresented minority undergraduates, or any other
undergrads interested in exploring the field of health services research.
The deadline for applications is February 1, 2014.
To learn more about the Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program and to apply,
visit the website at:
Jefferson Science Fellowship
The National Academies is pleased to announce a call for nominations and applications
for the 2014 Jefferson Science Fellows program. The deadline for 2014-2015 program
year applications/nominations is January 13, 2014.
To learn more about the Jefferson Science Fellowship and to apply, visit the JSF website at:
2014 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs
is now accepting applications for the 2014 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for
Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching. Full eligibility information, deadlines,
and online applications are available on the website at: