Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG)

Scholarship Description

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.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,


Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2019-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Division of Student Services 1200 E. Anderson Lane, P.O. Box 12788
Austin, TX 787112788

Contact Person: Grants and Special Programs Jane Caldwell, Director

Phone: 512-427-6101 / 512-427-6455

Fax: 512-427-6420