Who is eligible?

For federal and institutional financial aid?

All students enrolled in a degree granting program at UTMB who are:

A U.S. Citizen
An Eligible Non-Citizen
 U.S. Permanent Resident (I-551 Card Holder)
 Conditional Permanent Resident (I-551C Card Holder)
 Other Eligible Non citizen - Holder of an I-94 record from the Department of Homeland Security showing one of the following designations: Refugee; Asylum Granted; Parolee; or Cuban-Hatian Entrant.

Students must also demonstrate financial need, as determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), for most programs. Some loan and school-based scholarships are available to students regardless of demonstrated financial need.

For state financial aid?

Students shown above, plus undocumented residents who meet the eligibility criteria under House Bill 1403. Those criteria include:

  1. Having lived in Texas three or more consecutive years leading up to graduation from a Texas high school or receipt of a GED, and
  2. Having taken no college courses at a Texas college or university prior to fall 2001, and
  3. Having filed an affidavit with the college or university indicating the student will apply for permanent resident status as soon as he/she is able to do so.

In order for us to process your request for financial aid, please login to:
Texas Application for Student Aid


Holmes Yvonne

Yvonne Holmes
Sr. Enrollment Services Specialist
Federal Work Study
Financial Aid

Salas Erica

Erica Salas
Assistant Director
Financial Aid

Hale Anne

Anne Hale
Student Financial Services
International Student PDSO

Enrollment Services Contact Information

All Contacts:

Mailing Address:

Office of Enrollment Services
The University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1305

All other:

Phone: 409-772-1215
Fax: 409-772-5056
Email Addresses: enrollment.services@utmb.edu

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