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Scholarship Information

Texas College invites you to apply for financial assistance through our scholarship program. A limited number Texas College funded and endowed scholarships are available. To be considered, students must be accepted for admission and submit a scholarship application for the appropriate scholarship and semester.  In addition to Texas College institutional scholarships, any student that is  considered for the scholarship must accept all eligible federal and state funding available to them.

It is recommended that all scholarship applicants complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Awarding of academic scholarships is based primarily on predictors of academic success, such as high school class rank, standardized test scores and prior grades. Additional consideration will be given to leadership qualities socioeconomic background and status as a first generation college student.


Download Scholarship application for New Freshman

Download Scholarship application for Current and Transfer Students

Presidential Scholarship Program

This four-year scholarship is offered to incoming freshmen only.

Eligibility:

  • High school graduate
  • 3.8 or higher G.P.A.
  • Top ten percent of high school class
  • Score of 23 or above on the American College Test (ACT) or 1060 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Renewal:

  • Must enroll in at least fifteen (15) semester hours and pass twelve (12) semester hours per semester
  • Maintain 3.7 or higher G.P.A. and remain in good standing with the College

Amount:

  • Up to the cost of tuition

Dean's Scholarship Program

This scholarship is offered to incoming freshmen for up to eight (8) semesters or four (4) years.

Eligibility:

  • High school graduate
  • 3.5 or higher G.P.A.
  • Score of 21 or above on the American College Test (ACT) or 990 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Renewal:

  • Must enroll in at least fifteen (15) semester hours and pass twelve (12) semester hours per semester
  • Maintain 3.5 or higher G.P.A. and remain in good standing with the College

Amount

  • $1,500 per regular semester

Honors Scholarship Program

This scholarship is offered to incoming freshmen for up to eight (8) semesters or four (4) years.

Eligibility:

  • High school graduate
  • 3.0 or higher G.P.A.
  • Score of 18 or above on the American College Test (ACT) or 860 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Renewal:

  • Must enroll in at least fifteen (15) semester hours and pass twelve (12) semester hours per semester
  • Maintain 3.0 or higher G.P.A. and remain in good standing with the College

Amount

  • $1,000 per regular semester

Achievement Scholarship Award

This four-year scholarship is offered to returning students for up to eight (8) semesters or four (4) years.

Eligibility:

  • Enroll in and maintain 15 or more hours
  • Have completed 31 or more credit hours
  • Have a 2.7 G.P.A. or higher
  • Apply for federal financial aid
  • Apply for UNCF on-line scholarships (go to https//www.uncf.org/ to complete the on-line registration.)
  • Apply with a Texas College Scholarship Application.
  • Have an unmet financial need

Renewal:

  • Must enroll in and maintain 15 or more hours
  • Must maintain a 2.7 G.P.A. and remain in good standing with the College

Amount:

  • $500 per regular semester

Transfer Scholarship Award

This four-year scholarship is offered to transfer students.

Eligibility:

  • Enroll in and maintain 15 or more hours
  • Have a 2.7 G.P.A. in transfer
  • Apply for federal aid
  • Apply with a Texas College Scholarship Application
  • Have an unmet financial need

Renewal:

  • Must enroll in and maintain 15 or more hours
  • Must maintain a 2.7 G.P.A. and remain in good standing with the College

Amount:

  • $1000 per regular semester

PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Performance Scholarships are given to students involved in a performing art or an athletic program at Texas College. Texas College performing art and athletic programs include:

  • Athletics (Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Track)
  • Choir
  • Band

Students will need to contact the individual program directors and coaches to obtain information about the performing scholarships available in their particular area of interest.

There are scholarships that are available outside of Texas College. You can check your local high schools, your local library, or online for free searches such as:

www.collegeboard.org
www.collegefortexans.com
www.finaid.org
www.scholarships.com
www.thesalliemaefund.org
www.scholarshipcoach.com
www.Hispanicfund.org
www.wiredscholar.com
http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/scholarships(American Indian)
http://www.niea.org/media/scholarships.php (National Indian Education Association)
http://www.apiasf.org (Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund)

Featured scholarship Links:

The United Negro College Fund
UNCF administers more than 300 scholarships, fellowships, and institutional grants that support students at the under- graduate, graduate, and doctoral level. UNCF plays a critical role in enabling more than 65,000 students each year to attend college and get the education they want and deserve. www.uncf.org

The Urban Scholarship Fund
The Urban Scholarship Fund is for graduating high school seniors and returning college students, attending any accredited nonprofit college, university or technical school. The amounts to be awarded are $700 for community college, junior college and technical college students; $1,000 for public four-year college and university students; and $2,000 for private four-year college students.

Graduate of a high school in one of the following 19 cities: Abilene, Amarillo, Arlington, Austin, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Fort , Garland, Houston, Irving, Laredo, Lubbock, Mesquite, Pasadena, Plano, San Antonio, and Waco. www.txadc.org

Hispanic College Fund
The Hispanic College Fund provides talented and underprivileged Hispanic youth with vision, mentors, resources and scholarships. www.hispanicfund.org

“East Texas Communities Foundation”  Scholarships are available to students in the East Texas area. East Texas Communities Foundation (ETCF) Counties: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Freestone, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Lamar, Leon, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood. Please refer to the scholarship application atwww.etcf.org for specific requirements.

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