Texas Public Educational Grant

Program Purpose

To provide grant assistance to students with financial need.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Are Texas residents, non-residents or foreign students
  • Show financial need
  • Register for the Selective Service or are exempt from this requirement

FYI: Each institution may set its own priorities in making awards to undergraduate or graduate students; to full- or part-time students. Check with your institution to find out these requirements.

Eligible Institutions

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).

Award Amount

No individual award may be more than the student’s financial need. Each institution might set its own maximum award amounts.

Application Process

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.

Additional Information

  • 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 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 22D

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