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The Texas Legislature established the TEXAS Grant to provide aid to Students with financial need who are attending a Texas public University or health-related institution. Funding is limited.

To be eligible for a TEXAS Grant award, a student must:

  • Be classified by the institution as a Texas resident
  • Be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt
  • Have financial need, as determined by the institution
  • Be enrolled at least 3/4 time
  • Not have earned a baccalaureate degree
  • Not have been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance

For the 2023-24 academic year: An eligible student may receive up to $5,379 per semester. There are four different pathways by which a student can receive an initial award, as well as four different high school graduation requirements. For more comprehensive information about this program visit:

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