The purpose of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program is to encourage students to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Merchant Marine, or to become commissioned officers in any branch of the armed services of the United States. To receive the scholarship, the student must: - Be appointed by a state representative or state senator or by the Governor or Lieutenant Governor (Each member of the Legislature may make one appointment; the Governor and Lt. Governor may each appoint two students). - Enroll in an eligible Texas institution and an eligible ROTC program - Agree to complete four years of ROTC training - Graduate no later than six years after enrollment date, and enter into a four year commitment with the Guard Service or contract to serve as a commissioned officer in the any branch of armed services - Meet the satisfactory academic requirements set by the institution - Agree to repay the scholarship if the requirements are not met For more information on this program, visit your high school counselor; contact the Lt. Governor's office at (512)463-0001; or locate your legislator by visiting WHO REPRESENTS ME at www.fyi.legis.state.tx.us; or visit the website www.hhloans.com.
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