Apply for a Scholarship

By filling out just one application, you will be considered for all COM Foundation scholarships for which you qualify.

COM offers nearly 100 scholarships, which full-time and part-time students can apply for each year to help pay for tuition and textbooks. Only one COM Foundation scholarship will be awarded to any student.

Scholarships are available for students in all majors, and most scholarships are $500 per fall and spring semesters.

Please complete the FAFSA. Priority for scholarships based on financial need will be given to students who have completed a FAFSA.

Additional scholarships may be available in your major. Students interested in their department’s scholarships should contact their instructors and the Financial Aid Office.

How to Apply for Scholarships

Fall 2016/Spring 2017 scholarship applications are being accepted online through July 8, 2016.

PTK scholarship applications are open Oct. 10 to Nov. 11, 2016. Ducks abroad scholarship applications are open until Dec. 15, 2016.

To apply for COM Foundation scholarships, students are required to:

  1. Complete the ApplyTexas application and select College of the Mainland. Returning students do not need to reapply. ApplyTexas:

    Allow 24-48 hours between the time you submit your ApplyTexas application and the time you apply for a scholarship.

  2. Go to and click "Sign In."


For assistance, contact Tammy Stafford at or call 409-933-8508.

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