Border County Doctoral Faculty Education Loan Repayment Program

The purpose of the Border County Doctoral Faculty Education Loan Repayment Program is to recruit and retain persons holding a doctoral degree to become or remain full-time faculty with instructional duties at Texas institutions of higher education located in counties that border Mexico.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants must

Eligible Institutions

InstitutionCityCounty
El Paso Community College El Paso, TX El Paso County
Laredo Community College Laredo, TX Webb County
South Texas College McAllen, TX Hidalgo County
Southwest Texas Junior College Del Rio, TX Val Verde County
Southwest Texas Junior College Eagle Pass, TX Maverick County
Sul Ross State University Alpine, TX Brewster County
Texas State Technical College - Harlingen Harlingen, TX Cameron County
Texas Southmost College Brownsville, TX Cameron County
Texas A&M International University Laredo, TX Webb County
University of Texas - El Paso El Paso, TX El Paso County
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley Brownsville, TX Cameron County

Service Period

The year of service begins on Sept. 1 and ends on May 31.

Loan Repayment Awards

Eligible Loans

Eligible loans must

In March of each year, applications are provided to the institutions named above. The presidents of the institutions or their designees determine which eligible faculty members may apply for loan repayment. Priority must be given to renewal applicants.

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