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Toward Excellence, Access, and Success Grant Program (TEXAS Grant)
Note: Priority deadline for non-renewals is January 15th each year.
This grant is available to undergraduate students who are Texas residents and meet both specific academic criteria as well as demonstrated financial need based on available funding.
All TEXAS Grant recipients must:
There are 4 avenues a student can initially be eligible to receive a TEXAS Grant award:
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12 hour of college credit (dual credit or AP courses), complete the Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP), or complete the International Baccalaureate Program (IB).
Meet the Texas Success Initiatives (TSI) assessment thresholds or qualify for an exemption
Graduate in the top one/third of the HS graduating class or have a B average
Complete at least one math course beyond Algebra II as determined by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Complete at least one advanced career and technical course, as determined by TEA.
At the end of the first year receiving the TEXAS Grant, a student must be meeting institutional SAP policy.
At the end of the second year and beyond, a student must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and complete 24 credit hours each academic year (Dropped/Failed/Incomplete courses do not count as completed).
All TEXAS Grant recipients lose their eligibility once they've attempted more than 150 total credit hours or once they've earned their bachelor’s degree. Also:
*The years indicated is a window of eligibility, not the total number of times they can receive it.
The TASFA application here at UTA applies a Dreamer/undocumented student for the TEXAS Grant program. Therefore, all TEXAS Grant eligibility requirements apply to TASFA applicants as well.