Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program (TEOG)

Application Information

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Amount Awarded

$3700
awarded

Application Deadline

March 01
Thursday

Awarded By

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Award Amount

The award amount may vary based on the type of institution the recipient is attending. For the current academic year, the maximum amount is: $8,000 per year for public universities and state college students; $2,700 per year for public community college students; and $4,600 per year for public technical college students. Students who continue in college and who meet program academic standards can receive awards for up to 75 semester credit hours, for four years, or until they receive an associate's degree, whichever comes first.

Recipients

Varies, all qualified applicants will be considered depending on the amount of funding available.

Additional Information

The Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program is a state program, administered through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, established to provide grant aid to financially needy students enrolled in Texas public two-year colleges. In addition to meeting the program requirements, students must: register for the Selective Service or sign a statement of exemption; not be eligible for a TEXAS Grant; and must not have been convicted of a felony or a crime involving a controlled substance. Eligibility for this program is determined by the financial aid office at the student's college. Students must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $4,800 or to be eligible. The EFC is calculated using a federal formula from information provided on the FAFSA. Contact the college financial aid office at a participating institution for additional information.

Deadline Info

To apply, interested students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financi ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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