Exemption for Highest Ranking High School Graduate

This award is for Texas resident high school seniors who graduate as valedictorians from a Texas high school and are planning to enroll in a public Texas college or university.

Exemption for Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Police Officers, and Other Public Servants

This award is available to Texas resident students who are the children of persons who have been disabled or killed in the line of duty while serving the community. The applicant must apply before his/her 21st birthday.

Texas Blind/Deaf Student Exemption Program

This award is available to Texas resident students who are blind and/or deaf who attend public colleges or universities in the state of Texas. The student must provide certification from the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services of status as a blind person or a deaf person.

TEXAS (Toward Excellence, Access, and Success) Grant Program

This award is available to Texas high school graduates, or undergraduate students who earned an associate degree from a public technical, state or community college in Texas, who are planning to attend a public university in Texas. Students must demonstrate financial need and have an Expected Family Contribution of $5,233 or less.

Texas Good Neighbor Scholarship Program

This award is available for international students who are citizens of a nation in the western hemisphere other than Cuba and the United States. Applicants must plan to attend a public Texas college or university.

Conditional Grant Program

This scholarship is available for Texas high school seniors and undergraduate students who are economically disadvantaged and are majoring in civil engineering or a department-approved operational business major. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 (2.5 if currently in college) or higher, or an SAT score of 900 or higher or an ACT score of 21 or higher if applying as a high school senior.

Spectrum Scholarship

U.S. and Canadian citizens or permanent residents who are pursuing a graduate degree in library and information science at an ALA-accredited school are eligible for this award. Students must be minorities.

Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship

U.S. or Canadian citizens/permanent residents who are enrolled in a school with an ALA-accredited master’s degree program in library science are eligible for this award. Students must have earned no more than 12 semester hours prior to June 1 of the year the scholarship is awarded.

David H. Clift Scholarship

U.S. or Canadian citizens/permanent residents who are enrolled at a school with an ALA-accredited master’s degree program in library science are eligible for this award. Students must have no more than 12 semester hours prior to June 1 of the year in which the scholarship is awarded.