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The Edmund P. Kuempel Scholarship Program provides $5,000 scholarships to undergraduate students based on academic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to public or community service. The scholarship honors Edmund R. Kuempel (1942-2010), a member of the Texas House of Representatives for nearly 30 years. Students in any associate or baccalaureate degree program at any TSUS institution can apply to receive financial assistance to pay for tuition, required fees, living expenses and educational materials.

The Fernando Gomez Scholarship provides $2,500 scholarships to first-generation, undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in the legal profession. The scholarship honors TSUS Vice Chancellor and General Counsel Emeritus Dr. Fernando Gomez (1947-2021). Through this program, qualified students in any baccalaureate degree program at any TSUS component institution may receive financial assistance to help complete their undergraduate degrees.