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Program Eligibility Value How to Apply
Grants
Federal Pell Grant Financial need, enrollment Varies

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, www.fafsa.gov

Federal SEOG (Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant) Financial need, enrolled at least 6 semester hours per semester $100 to $400 per semester

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. www.fafsa.gov

TPEG (Texas Public Education Grant) Financial need, enrolled at least 6 semester hours per semester. $100 to $800 per year

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. www.fafsa.gov

TPEG for Continuing Education Financial need for eligible Continuing Educations Workforce Training courses of 24 CEUs or more 80% of tuition/fees.

Student required to pay remaining 20% at time of registration.

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. www.fafsa.gov.

and CE application obtained at any CE division office.

TEXAS Grant(Texas Excellence Access and Success) Financial need, returning students-2.5 GPA, recommended or distinguished high school diploma, less than 30 hrs attempted, enrolled at least 9 semester hours per semester maximum $1350 per semester

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. www.fafsa.gov

and TX Grant Drug Certification form

       
TEOG(Texas Educational Opportunity Grant) Financial need, initial awards-2.0 GPA, returning students-2.5 GPA, high school diploma or GED, less than 30 hrs attempted, enrolled at least 6 semester hours per semester maximum $1350 per semester

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. www.fafsa.gov

and TX Grant Drug Certification form

Loans
Direct Loan Financial need, enrolled at least 6 semester hours per semester. Varies. In certain instances, a student's loan must be prorated Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, www.fafsa.gov & Direct loan request
Employment
Federal Work-Study Program Financial need. Limited up to student’s need with all other programs consolidated. $7.75 per hour Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. www.fafsa.gov Then Inquire AC Career & Employment Services
On-campus employment other than Federal Work Study Maintaining 2.0 GPA, enrolled at least 6 semester hours per semester, limited to 20 hours per week. $7.75 per hour Inquire AC Career & Employment Services
Scholarships
AC Foundation Scholarships Awarded on high school activities, high school or AC GPA,  household income, current major Varies Application in Foundation Office
Departmental Scholarships 2.0 GPA, enrollment Varies Inquire department chair of your major

 



Rehabilitation Assistance


The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitation Services is designated as the state’s principal authority for vocational rehabilitation of Texans with disabilities. The Division’s main purpose is to assist people with disabilities in preparing for, finding, and keeping jobs. They offer assistance for tuition and required fees to students who have certain physical and/or mental disabilities. Application for this type of assistance should be made to the DARS Division for Rehabilitation Services, (806) 351-3830, 5809 S. Western, #255, Amarillo, Texas, 79110



Created By Felicity Swann -- Apr/27/05
Last updated by fjswann -- Aug/28/14