Top 10 Percent Scholarship

Award Amount
See Description
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
March 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The 80th Texas Legislature created the Top 10 Percent Scholarship to encourage students who graduate in the top 10% of their high school class to attend a Texas public institution of higher education. Typically, if funding is available, qualifying students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) by a specific deadline, have financial need, and enroll full-time in a Texas public college or university in the fall semester may be eligible to receive an award. Students who submit their FAFSA after this deadline will not be awarded due to limited funding.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    -Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in time to generate the CPS results in a non-rejected status, or submit the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) to the financial aid office
    -Complete 30 semester credit hours (SCH) in the previous year
    -Maintain cumulative 3.25 GPA
    -Complete at least 75% of hours attempted

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

  • Contact
  • Grants and Special Programs
  • PO Box 12788
  • Austin, TX 78711-2788
  • grantinfo@thecb.state.tx.us
  • 512-427-6340

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Community College Comp'd in California?

October 17, 2017

by Susan Dutca

First-time community college students in California may be able to get a discounted, or even free college education thanks to a new "California College Promise" law. The point of the program is to "create the environment and alignment that will help students finish college." [...]

3 Strikes and You’re Out - Disruptive Students to be Suspended, Expelled

October 10, 2017

by Susan Dutca

The University of Wisconsin may soon implement a policy that would suspend, and eventually expel, students who repeatedly disrupt campus speakers with opposing views. The policy also states that protests that disrupt the ability of others to listen or engage with free speech will not be allowed and "shall be subject to sanction." [...]

Gobble Up these November Scholarships

October 6, 2017

by Susan Dutca

Students and families who use Scholarships.com as their one-stop shop for free college and financial aid information and opportunities is the reason why we are thankful. As a way of saying thanks, we’ve come up with a way for you the squash student loan debt with these November Scholarships. For even more scholarships in November, click here. [...]

Texas Scholarships