Match the Promise scholarships and grants are awarded in the form of Texas Tuition Promise Fund® tuition units. These tuition units represent a fixed amount of undergraduate tuition and school-wide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities.
Matching Scholarship. Up to 150 top-scoring applicants will have up to $500 of participant tuition unit purchases matched with the same type of tuition units.
Scholarship recipients with a family income of $75,000 or less will receive a two-to-one match worth up to $1,000 in tuition units. All other scholarship recipients will receive a one-to-one match worth up to $500.
Promise Scholarship. Applicants who score the highest number of points will receive a one-time grant of tuition units worth up to $2,000 at today's prices. This scholarship doesn't have a matching component.
The Promise Fund offers three different types of tuition units to cover all or a portion of tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities — from community colleges to the most expensive schools.
For more information on tuition unit types, prices and flexibility, visit the Promise Fund website.
You can purchase the number and type of tuition units that fit your need. Generally, 100 tuition units represent 30 semester hours, or one academic year, at the school nearest to the pricing point for a unit type. The number of tuition units needed for an academic year varies depending on school and unit type.
Following are examples of the number and type of tuition units that Match the Promise scholarships and grants could provide.
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