State Financial Aid

Texas provides opportunities for students to receive additional monies. Below is information on eligibility and application.


  • Be a Texas Resident
  • Be a US Citizen, eligible noncitizen or be certified as HB 1403 eligible
  • Show financial need
  • Have a high school diploma, final high school transcript with a graduation date or GED
  • Be registered with the Selective Service (males 18-25 years of age) or provide documentation of exemption
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program
  • Make Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal educational loan
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 hour

This state grant has limited funding and is awarded on first-come, first-served basis to eligible students. Students interested in this grant must complete the FAFSA.

Apply for FAFSA

The purpose of this program is to provide aid to students with financial need that are enrolled in Texas public two-year colleges. Students interested in this grant must complete the FAFSA.

Apply for FAFSA


  • Have an Estimated Family Contribution of not more than $5,233 as determined on the FAFSA
  • Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance
  • Be enrolled at least half-time and awarded in the first 30 hours (or its equivalent) of an associate degree or certificate program (excluding credits for dual credit enrollment or by examination)

To renew, students must meet all the above and meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) MC policy

Students who are ineligible to fill out the FAFSA because they are not a U.S. Citizen or a permanent non-resident may be eligible to fill out the TASFA. Students must be a Texas resident, show financial need, and be enrolled at least half-time. Students should fill out completely and return the TASFA, as well as tax transcripts and/or federal tax returns to the Financial Aid office.

Eligibility is determined using federal methodology and is scaled depending on the student’s Estimated Family Contribution. Students can print out the instructions and application at the College for All Texans website.

TASFA Application Deadline

Fall – June 30
Spring – November 15

2019-2020 TASFA Application

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