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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Texas Legislature established the TEXAS (Towards EXcellence, Access and Success) Grant to make sure that well-prepared high school graduates with financial need could go to college. To receive a basic initial award through the TEXAS Grant Program, a student must be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt, demonstrate financial need, be classified by the institution as a Texas resident, have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance and be enrolled at least three-quarter time as a Baccalaureate student who graduated from an accredited public or private high school in Texas, completed the Foundation, Recommended, or Distinguished Achievement high school program (or the equivalent) and, enrolled in an undergraduate degree or certificate program at an approved institution within 16 months from high school graduation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • PO Box 12788
  • Austin, TX 78711-2788
  • 888-311-8881

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Courtney Miller  on 3/22/2019 6:07:23 PM

When I go off to college I will be the first to go off to college out of all my siblings because, they did not go. My parents are deceased so it is hard for me to apply for colleges and then not know how I will be able to afford to go. I really want to attend college I try so hard and I would really love the experience.

Gentry Q  on 12/13/2018 12:16:51 PM

I'm the first person in my family to go to a university and the only member to want to get a doctorate. I want to get a Doctorate in psychology and minor in social work so I can provide counseling to kids in the system.

kayla c  on 11/15/2018 2:05:53 PM

If I graduate from college I will be the first person to graduate from college in my family. I would like to be an example to my young siblings.

Gregory M  on 11/2/2018 6:29:19 PM

This scholarship will help me greatly pay for my tuition if I win it. Which will in return help me start to save money for gradate school to become a PT.

perla s  on 10/31/2018 10:23:04 AM

I think as my perspective towards this scholarship would benefit my parents and myself to not be in financial debt.

Eli M  on 10/21/2018 6:52:57 PM

My name is Eli Martinez. I am born and raised in Texas. I love my Great State of Texas. Its history, our people and the many cultures that make us Texans' legendary. It would be a incredible opportunity to receive this Texas Grant Scholarship. The TG Scholarship would help pave my way to fulfilling many expenses on my journey to attend and graduate from college like my older brother. God Bless Texas! Thank you.

Mckildred R  on 10/17/2018 4:37:27 PM

This scholarship will help reduce my financial burdens and also help me to provide a better living for my kids, as I continue to pursuing my education this scholarship will help me move up into a better position with my job.

Daisy C  on 9/26/2018 10:53:33 PM

This scholarship, would be setting a path towards my education once I graduate from High School. I am a proud Texan, and I would be very grateful to be given the chance to help out my parents and keep us out of debt with this scholarship.

Madison H  on 5/25/2018 1:26:25 PM

I would be extremely overjoyed to receive this scholarship. Being the oldest of four children, I would love to be able to help my parents in some way and not have to stress about the hardships of college.

William K  on 3/28/2018 10:06:52 PM

I think this scholarship could really benefit my educational path to college. As a proud Texan, I would love to receive this scholarship to help my parents not have to go into debt to help me go to college.

Ka'Darrius R  on 9/24/2015 9:29:19 PM

I would love to win this scholarship so my parent will not have to be in a financial hardship

srour a  on 9/2/2015 3:00:33 PM

my name is Srour Alhilli I did not apply for this scholarship because I did not know about it and today when I was login to the website scholarship.com and I find it and I am trying to see if I will be lucky to won this because that will help me with a lots of things for example to rent books etc....

Marshal R  on 7/16/2015 8:59:36 PM

Thank You

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