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Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA)

Legislation enacted in Senate Bill 1528 (SB1528) and House Bill 1403 (HB1403) grants resident status for tuition purposes to certain non-resident students. SB1528/HB1403 students are not eligible for federal funds and therefore cannot complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

An alternate form, the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA), is available at for SB1528/HB1403 students to apply for need-based state funds. Copies are also available in our office for pick-up.

Enrollment Period Required TASFA Required Tax Information
Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 2019-2020 TASFA 2017 Federal Income Tax Information
Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 2020-2021 TASFA 2018 Federal Income Tax Information

2019-2020 TASFA (English)

2019-2020 TASFA (Spanish)

2020-2021 TASFA (English)

2020-2021 TASFA (Spanish)

Click here to view our helpful step-by-step infographic.

You can also watch the video below for more helpful information about the TASFA application!

  • TASFA funds are extremely limited, so applicants are encouraged to apply early. The priority date for submission for the 2020-2021 academic year is January 15, 2020.
  • TASFA offers at UTA are made from the TEXAS Grant fund.

Please refer to our TEXAS Grant section to review eligibility requirements for the program.

For questions regarding in-state residency, please contact UTA Admissions.

SB1528/HB1403 students may also apply for alternative loans, including the College Access Loan (CAL Loan). For more information on these loans, visit our alternative loan page.