To provide grant assistance to students with financial need.
NOTE: This webpage is intended to provide basic information for the public by highlighting requirements that appear in the Texas Education Code (TEC) and Texas Administrative Code (TAC). When reviewing eligibility requirements this exemption program, you should always refer to the relevant statutes and rules. The information on this webpage is to be used solely as a resource and does not override the statute or rules for this exemption program. It is not intended as, and does not constitute, legal advice.
- Are Texas residents, non-residents or foreign students;
- Show financial need; and
- Register for Selective Service or be exempt from this requirement.
FYI: Each institution may set its own priorities in making awards to undergraduate or graduate students; to full-time or part-time students. Check with your institution to find out these requirements.
Public colleges or universities in Texas make TPEG awards from their own resources. Only in-state (Texas) colleges or universities may participate in the program. Only public colleges or universities participate in the program (no private, non-profit or career colleges or universities).
No individual award may be more than the student’s financial need. Each institution might set its own maximum award amounts.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The financial aid office at the college or university the student applied to will notify the student if he/she is eligible.
Your eligibility for this program is determined by the financial aid office at your college. Funds may not be immediately available to you at the beginning of the semester. Contact your college's financial aid office for additional information on eligibility or availability of funds.
- To read more about this program check out:
Texas Education Code, Chapter 56.031 and Coordinating Board Rule, Chapter 22, Subchapter D
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