TPEG-CE AWARD CRITERIA
Student may be awarded up to 80% of the total cost of tuition and fees of course(s) per term (Fall, Spring, and Summer). Award must be used only for tuition and fees for eligible courses of 24 contact hours or more. Tuition and fees will be rounded up to the next whole dollar figure after the 80% calculation. The student is responsible for the remaining 20% of tuition and fees, which MUST be paid at the time of registration. Student is responsible for 100% of any other expenses that are not included in tuition and fees.
The following standards of satisfactory progress have been put in place for students who receive financial assistance for Continuing Education classes:
o Student must receive a satisfactory grade in all courses for which they are enrolled in order to maintain eligibility for the next academic year.
o Grades will be reviewed at the end of the each term.
o Student must provide a High School Transcript, GED Certificate, or Home-school Certificate.
Student must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
Male students, age 18-25, must be registered with Selective Service.
If student is enrolled for credit courses, admitted under a degree-seeking program, and/or the student is eligible for Title IV funding (Pell, SEOG, etc), financial aid must be processed for the credit courses first, and the student may not be eligible for TPEG for Continuing Education classes.
Student must complete the TPEG-CE application each term. The 2014-2015 FAFSA information can be used for the Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 enrollment periods.
STUDENT IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR TPEG-CE GRANT IF:
o Eligible for VA Educational Benefits
o Eligible for Hazelwood Benefits
o In default on a Federal Student Loan or owe on a Title IV Federal Grant
o Has a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
o Enrolled in Academic classes within the same term
o Currently on Financial Aid suspension
o If they have already registered and paid for the class
How to apply…
Students must complete the TPEG application each semester and it can be obtained at any of the AskAC Centers in Amarillo, or from the Continuing Education Division office at the Downtown Campus, 1314 S. Polk. TPEG applications are also available at AC’s Hereford campus and Moore County campuses.
Complete information about the TPEG-CE award criteria is included below. If you have questions, or for more information regarding TPEG-CE funds, you may call or email Margie Clements at (806) 371-2910, firstname.lastname@example.org.