Javelina Rebound

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is dedicated to assisting our students as they REBOUND from the continued impacts of the pandemic by implementing programs to help remove financial barriers to their success. The programs below are designed to aid students who may have paused their academic goals because of the pandemic and are now ready to resume their studies and complete their degrees at Texas A&M-Kingsville. Eligible students may qualify for one or more of the current Javelina Rebound programs.

Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant Program

This program was established to support displaced Texas workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic who need to reskill or upskill to get back into the workforce and Texas students who have previously stopped out of higher education institutions without completing a postsecondary credential.

Eligible students can receive up to $2,500 per semester to help cover tuition and fees at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

To be eligible, students must:

  • Be a Texas resident eligible for in-state tuition
  • Have filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Have financial need and be eligible for federal Title IV aid
  • Have affirmed they were affected by COVID-19
  • Be enrolled in an eligible undergraduate, graduate, or professional program
  • Have not been enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution in the previous academic semester or previous six months
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Texas Completion Repayment Grant

The Texas Completion Repayment Grant Program is part of the $94.6 million fund established to provide essential emergency support to college students who have been most significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is designed to assist students who have an outstanding balance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville and have not earned a credential or degree. The maximum award per student is $1,000 upon verification of enrollment. Your debt will be cleared once enrollment in a specified term is confirmed by Texas A&M-Kingsville.

The grant funding is limited in availability, so enroll now!

To be eligible, students must:

  • Be a Texas resident;
  • Be a full or part-time student OR intend to enroll as a full or part-time student at TAMUK or another institution of higher education;
  • Enroll in a summer 2022 or fall 2022 term in a degree program;
  • Have incurred debt/past due balance prior to fall 2021;
  • Have previously completed at least one college-level course of at least one semester credit hour;
  • Must be eligible for Title IV Aid; and
  • Register with Selective Service or be exempt from this program; and
  • Complete application for Completion Repayment Grant aid.
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Javelina Promise

What is Javelina Promise?

For nearly 100 years, Texas A&M University-Kingsville has provided educational access and opportunity to generations of students. Javelina Promise is our renewed pledge to ensure a world-class and affordable education is attainable for Texas A&M-Kingsville students by eliminating financial barriers to earning a degree.

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Reskilling Grant & Repayment Grant FAQs

You must be a Texas resident, complete the 22-23 FAFSA, have financial need as determined by the FAFSA, meet Title IV Aid eligibility requirements, affirm that you have been impacted in some way by the COVID-19 Pandemic, and enroll or re-enroll in one of the designated degree programs.

You must have an outstanding institutional balance that was accrued prior to Fall 2021. You must be prepared to clear any of the remaining institutional balance (if any) and maintain enrollment in classes past the Fall census date.

The Reskilling Grant can provide scholarship support up to $2,500 per semester for eligible students. The award amount is limited to tuition and fees that are not already covered by other Federal, State, or Institutional financial aid (such as Pell Grant or Texas Grant).

The Reskilling Grant is not renewable because the program is only funded through Fall 2022.

There is no application necessary. Simply complete the interest form on this web page expressing your interest. We will communicate with you and if you meet eligibility qualifications, you will be asked to certify that you have been impacted by the pandemic.

You must be enrolled at least half-time, (6) hours.

You will be eligible for the Completion Repayment Grant; however, not for the Reskilling Grant. Please login to studentaid.gov to review your loan status and contact your lender for a possible resolution.

Yes, you can receive both grants if eligible.

You may still be eligible for the Repayment Grant if you meet all other criteria.

You are ineligible for the Reskilling Grant if you are not meeting SAP. Students not meeting SAP are encouraged to submit a Financial Aid SAP Appeal to be considered for reinstatement of financial aid.