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Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Wardens, and Employees of Correctional Institutions Tuition Exemption

Sponsored by: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Applicant must be a Texas resident who is the child of a deceased or disabled fireman, paid municipal, county or state peace officer, a custodial employee of the Department of Corrections or game warden (paid or volunteer), who died or was disabled in the line of duty while serving Texas. Applicant must be under age 21 (age 22 if eligible for a school district's special education program) and attend a public college or university in Texas.


Application Deadline May 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Tuition Waiver
Award Coverage Full Tuition
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no

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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Student Service Division
1200 East Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
United States
Phone: (512) 427-6101
Fax: (512) 427-6420

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