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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: $4500

Awards: 23362

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Mexican Citizens with Financial Need – Border Nations Waiver

This award is available for Mexican citizens who are planning to attend a public college or university in Texas. The student must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $9202

Awards: 280

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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: 1

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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.

Total: $12388

Awards: 117

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Research Assistants and Teaching Assistants Waiver

This award is available for research and teaching assistants employed in Texas who are not residents of Texas; assistants’ spouses and children are also eligible. Eligible applicants must attend a public college or university in Texas.

Total: $5600

Awards: 1

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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.

Total: $5623

Awards: 1083

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Exemption for Peace Officers Disabled in the Line of Duty

This award is available for Texas resident undergraduate students who are attending a public Texas college or university. Applicants must be permanently disabled as a result of an injury suffered during the performance of a duty as a peace officer of Texas or a political subdivision of Texas.

Total: $2570

Awards: 1

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E. Thayer Gaston Research Competition

This research competition is open to undergraduate students studying music therapy at an institution approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). Students must be members in good standing of the AMTA both at the time of application and the time of award.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 18

Exemption for Firefighters Taking Fire Science Courses

This award is available for Texas resident firefighters who are enrolled in courses offered as part of a fire science curriculum. Applicants must be enrolled in a public Texas college or university.

Total: $928

Awards: 1946

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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: 3608

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