Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Bold Promise of Free Tuition – Paisano Polls

Bold Promise of Free Tuition – Paisano Polls

Jada Teague, Assistant Multimedia Editor March 13, 2020
Beginning in the Fall of 2020, incoming freshmen who qualify will have their tuition and fees completely covered by financial aid for four years. This is President Eighmy’s Bold Promise. Qualifying students must be Texas Residents, have family incomes up to 50,500 dollars, and rank in the top 25% of their high school classes. Students share their thoughts on this free-tuition program.
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Bold Promise or bold scholarship?

Editorial Board January 21, 2020

Beginning in Fall 2020, UTSA’s Bold Promise initiative gurantees full financial aid for tuition and mandatory fees for eight semesters to students who satisfy specific requirements: being an incoming...

Adrian and Jennifer Uribe attend Bold Promise announcement on Dec. 12.

Twins among first impacted by UTSA’s Bold Promise

Breahna Luera, News Editor January 21, 2020

UTSA has recently announced its new Bold Promise program, a program that offers free tuition for eligible incoming freshmen. High school seniors and twins Adrian and Jennifer Uribe will be among the first...

President Taylor Eighmy presents the Bold Promise program at the Westside Community Center in December 2019. 72% of Bold Promise recipients are first-generation students.

UTSA introduces tuition-free program for Fall 2020

Breahna Luera and Josh Peck December 13, 2019

UTSA announced the launch of its Bold Promise program on Thursday, Dec. 12. The Bold Promise initiative is a financial aid program that will waive all tuition and mandatory fees for eligible students....

Free tuition for low-income students — why not us?

Free tuition for low-income students — why not us?

Editorial Board October 9, 2019

UTSA needs to follow suit with universities that boldly offer tuition-free programs for low-income students. Institutions like Texas State, UT El Paso and UT Austin all proudly offer need-based programs...

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