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Ex-Prisoners of War

General Information

  • Exempt from tuition, and required fees. Exempt from charges for lodging and board if residing on campus. Will receive reasonable stipend to cover lodging and board if not residing on campus. Scholarship to cover costs of books and educational supplies.

Eligibility: See Texas Education Code SECTION 54.342 and 51.9095.

Required Documentation



  • Exemption valid for a maximum of 120 semester credit hours. Must be a Texas resident and have been a resident of Texas at the time of original entry into the United States armed forces; was first classified as a prisoner of war by the United States Department of Defense on or after January 1, 1999; and be enrolled for at least 12 semester credit hours.

Tuition, Fees and Charges


Authorizing Department(s)

  • VA Rep/Financial Aid Office

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