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Texas Border County Waiver

This program provides a waiver of nonresident tuition to individuals who are residents of a county or parish of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, or Oklahoma that is adjacent to Texas. Students must enroll in an eligible Texas institution.

Total: $3500 Awards:  2200
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Texas Competitive Scholarship Waiver

This award is available for U.S. and international students who have been awarded a competitive scholarship of at least $1,000 and who plan to attend a public college or university in Texas.

Total: $6600 Awards:  14500
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Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG)

This award is available for U.S. and international students attending a Texas college or university. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1200 Awards:  103000
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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.

Total: $2538 Awards:  4084
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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.

Total: $8720 Awards:  23000
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Exemption for Students under Conservatorship of the Dept. of Family and Protective Services

This award is available for Texas resident students who have been in the care or conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS). Applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a public Texas college or university no later than his/her 25th birthday.

Total: $2104 Awards:  3600
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TSPE Regional Scholarship

High school seniors planning to enroll full time in an ABET-accredited engineering program in Texas are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1150 or higher OR an ACT math score of 29 or higher and an ACT English score of 25 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 18

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.

Total: $35000 Awards:  235
Deadline:  March 15

Texas Military State Tuition Reimbursement Program

This award is available for Texas undergraduate and graduate students who are members of the Texas National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, or the Texas State Guard. Applicants must attend a Texas public or private non-profit college or university.

Total: $9000 Awards:  864
Deadline:  December 01

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.

Total: $6000 Awards:  30
Deadline:  March 01

Exemption for the Surviving Spouse and Minor Children of Certain Deceased Public Servants

This award is available to Texas resident undergraduate students who are the surviving spouse and/or dependent children of certain Texas employees killed in the line of duty. Applicants must enroll at a public Texas college or university.

Total: $6000 Awards:  175
Deadline:  March 01

Waiver for College Faculty and Their Dependents

This award is available to non-Texas resident college teachers and professors who are employed at a public college or university in Texa. The waiver allows the teacher/professor and/or his/her immediate family members to pay resident tuition rates.

Total: $4800 Awards:  775
Deadline:  March 01