programs Minnie Stevens Piper Compendium


    Exemptions are a type of financial assistance allowing some Texas
    residents to attend a public college or university in Texas without
    paying tuition or, in some cases, tuition and fees.

    Listed below are some exemption programs available to Texas residents.

     Adopted Students Formerly under the Conservatorship of the Texas
       Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS)
     Blind/Deaf Student Exemption Program
     Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game
       Wardens, and Employees of Correctional Institutions
     Concurrent Enrollment Waiver
     Exemption for Highest Ranking High School Graduate
     Exemption for Out-of-District Fees for Certain Students Living Outside
       a Public Community/Junior College's Taxing District
     Exemption for Students Enrolled in Courses for Dual High School
       and College-Level Credit
     Exemption for the Surviving Spouse and Minor Children of Certain
       Deceased Public Servants (Employees)
     Exemption from Irrelevant Fees
     Exemption Program for Children of Professional Nursing Program Faculty
       and Staff
     Exemption Program for Clinical Preceptors and Their Children
     Fee Proration for Students Enrolled in Shorter than Average Terms
     Military:  Children of U.S. Military who are MIA or POW
     Military:  Orphans of Texas Members of the U.S. Armed Forces
       or National Guard
     Military:  Texas National Guard Tuition Assistance Program
     TAPS for Tuition Program
     Tuition Exemption for Current or Former Foster Care Students under
       Conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective
       Services (TDFPS)
     Tuition Reduction for Students Taking More than 15 Hours