Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Exemption from the payment of tuition and certain fees at eligible colleges and universities in Texas. Awards are renewable, there are no limitations to how many semesters or years a student may receive this exemption.
Varies, approximately 3,600 awards were disbursed last year.
Students must have been in the care or conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) on the day before their 18th birthday, the day of their graduation from high school or day of receipt of GED, or were in the care or conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services through their 14th birthday and was elibigle for adoption. The student must also enroll in a public college or university in Texas no later than his/her 25th birthday.
Eligible students apply directly through his/her college. Students must provide the college registrar with written proof, from the Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS), of his/her elig ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.