TEXAS Grant

The Texas Legislature established the TEXAS (Towards EXcellence, Access and Success) Grant to make sure that well-prepared high school graduates with financial need could go to college. To receive a basic initial award through the TEXAS Grant Program, a Baccalaureate student must:-Be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt-Have a 9 month EFC of no more than $5,088-Be classified by the institution as a Texas resident-Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance-Be enrolled at least three-quarter time as: -A Baccalaureate student who graduated from an accredited public or private high school in Texas, completed the Foundation, Recommended, or Distinguished Achievement high school program (or the equivalent) and, enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program at an approved institution within 16 months from high school graduation having not accumulated more than 30 SCH's (excluding credits for dual enrollment or by examination) -A Baccalaureate student who earned an associate's degree from a public or private nonprofit institution of higher education in Texas, and enrolled in an eligible institution within 12 months after receiving the associate's degree -A Baccalaureate student who graduated from an accredited public or private high school in Texas May 1, 2013 or later, completed the Recommended or Distinguished Achievement high school program (or its equivalent), and enlisted in military service within 12 months of high school graduation and enrolled in an eligible GATI within 12 months of receiving an honorable discharge -A Baccalaureate student who transferred into a public university in Texas with at least 24 SCH's and a minimum 2.5 GPA and received an initial year (IY) Texas Educational Opportunity Grant (TEOG) in Fall 2014 or laterFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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