This award is for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are Texas residents or are non-Texas residents but are recognized as a National Merit Finalists. Students must be enrolled at least 3/4 time at an eligible private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas for, and must demonstrate financial need.
Based on the awards amounts from the previous academic year, awards are for up to $3,518 annually. However, students with exceptional need (those whose Expected Family Contributions are less than or equal to $1,000) may receive awards of up to $5,277 in a given year. Awards may not exceed the student's financial need or the amount of tuition the student is paying in excess of what he or she would pay at a public institution.
Awards my be renewed, as determined by the college or university. Students should contact the financial aid office of the eligible postsecondary institution that he/she is planning to attend for additional details.
Students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. In addition,... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.