About: Prairie View A&M University was founded in 1876 and is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in Texas. With an established reputation for producing engineers, business leaders, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees in 42 academic majors, 46 master’s degrees and four doctoral degree programs through eight colleges and schools. The university recently named its College of Engineering for PVAMU alumnus Roy G. Perry and the University’s marching band, The Marching Storm, was featured as the lead band in the 2009 Rose Parade. A member of The Texas A&M University System, the university is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service. During the university’s 132-year history, more than 50,000 academic degrees have been awarded. For more information regarding PVAMU, visit www.pvamu.edu
Scholarship/Financial Aid: "Prairie View A&M University administers a number of financial aid programs that may provide the assistance you need to pay for your education. The office of student financial aid is committed to supporting students in achieving their academic goals by removing the financial barriers that could stand in the way. PVAMU offers a variety of academic scholarships, up to $40,000, to recent high school graduates who are entering college for the first time. Additionally scholarships are available through the generous donations of alumni, friends of the university and through the academic programs. Awards are based on stated criteria. Students should plan to adhere to application deadlines: Fall: March 1 Spring: Nov 1 Summer: March 1 "
Green Programs: No
Additional Contact Information: Shelia Robinson, Senior Recruiter: 936-261-1080 or SKRobinson@pvamu.edu
PO Box 519; MS 1011 , Prairie View, Texas 7446