State Grants

Toward Excellence, Access and Success Grant (TEXAS Grant)

The TEXAS Grant is awarded to eligible Texas residents who show exceptional financial need, enroll full time (twelve hours per semester) unless granted a hardship provision or less than 12 hours are required for graduation. Priority in awards is given to renewal recipients.

Texas Public Education Grant Program (TPEG)

The Texas Public Education Grant is a Texas grant which is awarded to eligible Texas resident, non-resident, and international undergraduate and graduate students on the basis of documented financial need. Awards vary in size depending on the student's eligibility. Recipients receive funds by credit to their university student account. International Students must submit a Certification of Finances form along with a copy of their Form I-20 to apply for this grant.

Undergraduate Board Authorized Tuition Grant (UBAT)

UBAT is a Texas grant that is awarded to undergraduate Texas residents based upon financial need. Recipients must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours) in a degree or certification program and must not be receiving scholarships, grants, or other non-loan financial assistance that equals or exceeds the amount owed for tuition and fees. The average award is $800 annually. Recipients receive funds by credit to their university account.

Graduate Board Authorized Tuition Grant (GBAT)

GBAT is a Texas Grant that is awarded to graduate Texas residents based upon financial need. Recipients must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours) in a degree or certification program, unless all regular coursework has been completed and less than half-time enrollment is in professional paper, thesis or dissertation and must not be receiving scholarships, grants, or other non-loan financial assistance that equals or exceeds the amount owed for tuition and fees. The average award is $800 annually. Recipients receive funds by credit to their university account.