The College and the University have a good number of scholarships available for the prospective students. Besides, the Office of Financial Aid administers various programs providing financial assistance to qualified students. Services provided include student loans, scholarships, grants, work-study programs, and counseling and advisement on financial aid. For information, contact the Office of Financial Aid, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX 77446. Tel: 936 261 1000.
The Roy G. Perry College of Engineering offers a list of Scholarships for all the students in various departments. For more information, visit the link for Scholarship at the College webpage .
Internships and Cooperative Education
Opportunities for practical experience in the business world are available through co-op and/or internship programs. Eligibility for these structured work experiences requires a minimum grade point average of 2.50. Students avail coop and internship opportunities both in industry and government agencies, such as, EDS/GM, NASA, Accenture, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Texas Instruments, Intel, Dell, HP-Compaq, AMD, Nortel, Exxon-Mobile, Chevron, Schlumberger, US Army, Boeing, AT&T, SBC, etc. Interns are eventually hired by the same organizations as System Analyst, Programmer, Software Engineer, Systems Engineer, Support Engineer, Information Technology Specialist, Electrical Engineer, Design Engineer, Consultant, etc.
Our graduates are high in demand because they are equipped with hands-on experience on the latest instrumentation in the laboratory to test the knowledge they learn in the classrooms. A recent survey indicates that the above companies are highly pleased on the academic preparedness and performance of our graduates.