Benefits: Educational Assistance

Educational Assistance

Staff Scholarship

As an employee of A&M-Central Texas, you and your spouse and/or child/ren may be eligible for an employee scholarship. The employee scholarship is for 6 semester credit hours (tuition and mandatory fees) and may be used at A&M-Central Texas or $150 per semester at Central Texas College. Please contact the Scholarship Office at 254-501-5854 for more information.

Faculty & Staff Doctoral Program Incentive

This program will cover the cost of tuition and mandatory fees for eligible employees pursuing approved doctoral programs. It’s available to full-time, budgeted faculty and professional staff admitted to a qualifying doctoral program at any of the eleven A&M System universities. Employees must have one year of service (two long semesters for faculty) and the doctoral program must be related to the employee’s job. Funding eligibility is limited to 6 years. A sunset review will be conducted in the Summer 2024 for purposes of continuation, adjustment, or termination of the program. If the program is terminated, employees in the program would be “grandfathered in” through the end of their eligibility period. For additional qualifying criteria and details email

Educational Release Time Program

This program allows full-time, budgeted TAMUCT employees approved for Educational Release up to 3 hours leave time for attending approved educational coursework during normal operating hours. Staff are not required to establish alternative schedules in order to meet the 40 hour work week.

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