In addition to any savings you may have put aside for higher education, Texas offers many resources to help you get that two- or four-year degree.
-Students must be United States citizens and have resided in Harrison, Gregg, Marion, Panola, or Upshur counties in Texas for 24 months
-Residence is determined as of September 1 of the school year
-Application must be made through the Financial Aid Office of the school of your choice
-Participating schools must be non-tax-sup- ported colleges or universities in Texas or Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana. A list of participating schools is available upon request from P.O. Box 1964, Marshall, TX 75671
-Applicants must be a full-time student and demonstrate financial need. The student is eligible when the combined adjusted gross income for all family members supporting one or more college students does not exceed $160,000
-Full disclosure of all resources is required
-First year recipients must have at least a "C" grade average on high school courses and must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA in college for continued eligibility
-Funds shall be for tuition, books, and course-related fees and equipment for degree candidates
Grants of up to $5,000 are awarded for each year of attendance, not to exceed four (4) years. For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.