This grant is for Texas residents who have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance, show financial need, have an EFC less than or equal to $4,000, and register for the Selective Service or be exempt from this requirement. To qualify, applicants must be graduates of an accredited high school in Texas no earlier than the 1998-99 school year; complete the Recommended High School Program or Distinguished Achievement Program in high school; enroll in a non-profit public college or university in Texas within 16 months of graduation from a public or accredited private high school in Texas; and have accumulated no more than 30 semester credit hours, excluding those earned for dual or concurrent courses or awarded for credit by examination (AP, IB or CLEP); OR have earned an associate's degree from a public technical, state, or community college in Texas, and enroll in any public university in Texas no more than 12 months after receiving their associate's degree. See website for more details.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship's application process shouldn't take more than an hour or so.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.