This grant is for Texas residents who have financial need and are enrolled at least half-time in an associate's degree or certificate program at a public Texas institution. To qualify for this program, applicants must not have been granted an associate's or bachelor's degree, nor can they be current recipients of a TEXAS grant. They must also be registered with the Selective Service System or be exempt from Selective Service registration under federal law. Applicants who have committed a felony or a controlled substance violation are not eligible for this program unless they have a) received a certificate of discharge by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or a correctional facility or b) completed a period of probation ordered by a court and at least two years have passed in either case, or c) been pardoned or had the offense expunged from their record. Highest priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate the greatest financial need.
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.