The Texas Leadership Scholars (TLS) program was founded in 2022 by eighteen member institutions as a state-wide, premier leadership program aimed at guiding Texas high school graduates to develop their leadership skills and continue their education at a Texas university.
Cohorts of students will be connected with peer and professional networks and mentors, participate in unique leadership development programs, and receive opportunities for undergraduate research and study abroad options.
Current Participating Institutions include:
|Prairie View A&M||Texas A&M San Antonio||University of Texas|
|Sam Houston State University||Texas A&M International||University of Texas Arlington|
|Tarleton State University||Texas Southern University||University of Texas Dallas|
|Texas A&M University||Texas State University||University of Texas El Paso|
|Texas A&M Commerce||Texas Tech University||University of Texas Rio Grande Valley|
|Texas A&M Corpus Christi||Texas Women's University||University of Texas Tyler|
|Texas A&M Kingsville||University of North Texas||West Texas A&M|
Scholars will have 100% of their board-designated tuition and fees covered through a combination of federal, state, and institutional aid, in addition to a Room and Board stipend equal to the average cost of Room and Board at the institution you are attending, up to 4 years.
- Only undergraduate courses are covered, and they must be taken in the fall or spring
- Total aid amount is capped by need, as determined in FAFSA or TASFA
- Room and Board stipend is provided and consistent by institution, regardless if living on or off-campus