Texas Public Education Grant

This grant provides limited state funds for undergraduate and graduate students with exceptional financial need.

How To Apply

Complete a FAFSA or TASFA

Eligibility Requirements

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Enroll at least half time in an eligible program
    • Beginning with the 2020-2021 the incoming freshman class and Non-Residents must be enrolled full-time to receive a disbursement of these funds.
  • Meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Registered with the Selective Service (males only) 


Annual award amounts differ based on student's need and enrollment

Disbursement (Payment)

  • Money is disbursed to the student's account once a semester
  • Disbursements occur no earlier than 10 days before the student’s first day of class 
  • The disbursed amount is prorated based on your enrollment level, amounts may be different based on need 
    • Full-Time/ 12 or more hours - $4,000 (annual) 
    • Three Quarter-Time/ 9-11 hours - $3,000 (annual) 
    • Half-Time/ 6-8 hours - $2000 (annual) 
    • Less than half-time/less than 6 not eligible for a disbursement