Texas College Work-Study Program

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Varies, based on the number of qualified applicants and the amount of funding available.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a Texas resident.
  3. Must enroll for at least half time.
  4. Must be seeking a degree or certification from a Texas public or private, non-profit postsecondary.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  6. Must be a high school graduate or older.
  7. Must demonstrate financial need.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for Texas students who are attending a college or university in Texas. The program helps eligible students find part-time jobs to cover cost of attending college. The student must demonstrate financial need, as determined by the institution, to be eligible.

Application requirements for the Texas College Work-Study Program are:

Additional Information: The Texas College Work-Study Program is a state program, administered through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, established to provide part-time jobs to eligible students with financial need to enable them to attend public and private non-profit colleges in Texas. The award is based on the financial need of the student, as determined by the participating institution. In addition to meeting the program requirements, students must: register for the Selective Service or sign a statement of exemption; not concurrently be receiving an athletic scholarship and; not be enrolled in a seminary or other program leading to ordination or licensure to preach for a religious sect or to be a member of a religious order.

Award Amount: The award amount varies and is determined by the participating institution based on the student's demonstrated financial need. The average annual award amount recipients received for the previous academic year was for approximately $1,350. Award amounts, in combination with other forms of aid, may not exceed the student's demonstrated financial need. Awards may be renewable, depending on the institutions financial aid policy. Students should contact the institution for additional information.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,350.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, March 15

To apply, 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 financial aid offices. The FAFSA must be received by the Federal Processor for state scholarship/grant consideration after January 1st each year for award consideration for the upcoming award year. In addition to a complete application, each participating college or university may require students to submit additional forms or supplemental information before scholarship eligibility can be determined. Students should contact his/her institution for additional details. For maximum consideration, it is recommended that students apply by the priority deadline of March 15.
About Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board:
Contact Information: Jane Caldwell, Director, Grants and Special Programs
Address: 1200 E. Anderson Lane P.O. Box 12788 Austin, Texas 78752

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