Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
The award amount may vary based on the type of institution the recipient is attending. For the current academic year, the maximum amount is: $8,720 per year for public universities and state college students; $2,832 per year for public community college students; and $4,572 per year for public technical college students. Students entering the program from high school who continue in college and who meet program academic standards can receive awards for up to 150 semester credit hours, until they receive a bachelor's degree, or for five years if enrolled in a 4-year degree plan or six years if enrolled in a 5-year degree plan, whichever comes first. Students entering the program based on acquisition of an associate's degree who continue in college and who meet program academic standards can receive awards for up to 90 semester credit hours, until they receive a bachelor's degree, or for three years if enrolled in a 4-year degree plan or four years if enrolled in a 5-year degree plan, whichever comes first.
Varies, all qualified applicants will be considered depending on the amount of funding available.
The TEXAS (Towards Excellence, Access and Success) Grant is a state program, administered through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, established ensure that well-prepared high school graduates with financial need could go to college. Students must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $4,800 or to be eligible for this award. The EFC is calculated using a federal formula based on the information provided on the student's FAFSA. Students should contact the financial aid office of his/her college for additional information.
To apply, interested students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.