TRIP Application Process

2020 APPLICATION CURRENTLY OPEN! Closes October 4th, 2020 at 11:59 CST. 

TRIP is open to Texas A&M undergraduate student, in any major, who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Students may apply for TRIP during the spring semester, once they have earned between 30–75 credit hours toward their undergraduate degree. The application is a two-cycle application process:

Round 1

  • Complete the application and submit all required essays
  • Application initial review
  • Top candidates invited to participate in round 2

Round 2

  • Speed-interviewing with Reliant Trading Center industry advisory board members. Applicants speed-interview with each board member in ten 15 minute sessions with five-minute breaks between sessions.
  • Interview scoring and ranking
  • Notification of admission status (2-3 days after the interview process)

Interested in TRIP? We invite you to attend an informational session to learn more!

Important Dates:

  • Essay Help Sessions available Monday-Friday, 9/28 – 10/2. Email for details.
  • Application Due October 4, 2020 (by 11:59 pm)

For questions about TRIP please email