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Students in Foster or Other Residential Care Exemption

Sponsored by: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Applicant must be a Texas resident who was in the care or conservatorship of the State of Texas on the day before his or her 18th birthday, or on he day of his or her 14th birthday if eligible for adoption on or after that day, or on the day of his or her high school graduation or receipt of GED. Applicant must enroll in a Texas public college or university within three years of the relevant date, but no later than his or her 21st birthday. Once eligibility is established, the benefit continues indefinitely.


Application Deadline May 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Tuition Waiver
Award Coverage Tuition and mandatory fees
Renewable? no
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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