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Financial Aid

Grants, work-study, loans and scholarships, which are awarded based on academic achievement, financial need and extracurricular involvement, make your education more affordable. Start exploring your options now.

Important Dates:

FAFSA Available - October 1, 2017
Complete at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

FAFSA Priority Date - March 1, 2018
Apply for financial aid by this date to ensure maximum eligibility.

Aid Calculator

Calculate a comprehensive aid package including scholarships, grants, loans and work study.

Scholarships

High school students are assured a scholarship if you are in the top 25% of your high school class and achieve at least a 25 ACT (composite) or 1200 SAT (critical reading and math). These scholarships are awarded for students admitted before April 15. Merit Transfer Scholarships are available when you meet the required GPA and number of credit hours earned.

Freshman Presidential Scholarships 

Academic Requirements Award Amount Renewal Requirements
National Merit Finalist 100% of original federally approved cost of attendance 3.5 GPA and 15 earned hours per semester

1400+ SAT or 30+ ACT and top 10% of class

$24,000 ($6,000 per year for up to 4 years) PLUS one-time $4,000 for 2017-2018 3.5 GPA and 15 earned hours per semester
1300+ SAT or 27-29 ACT and top 10% of class $20,000 ($5,000 per year for up to 4 years) 3.25 GPA and 15 earned hours per semester
1200+ SAT or 25-26 ACT and top 1%-25% of class $16,000 ($4,000 per year for up to 4 years) 3.0 GPA and 15 earned hours per semester

 

Transfer Scholarships

Academic Requirements Award Amount Renewal Requirements

60 *transferable hours + 3.5 GPA from a community college

$13,000 @$3,250 per semester for up to 4 semesters

3.25 GPA and 12 earned hours per semester

Texas residents with 30 *transferable hours + 3.0 GPA from a community college, and financial need as evidenced by the FAFSA

$9,000 @$2,250 per semester for up to 4 semesters

3.0 GPA and 12 earned hours per semester, financial need as evidenced by the FAFSA


Pay your Application Fee

We require a non-refundable application fee of $75 or a fee waiver to complete your application. If you have paid or plan to pay the fee on your ApplyTexas application, there is no need to pay again through this process. If paying with personal check or cashier's check, please include applicants full name and date of birth on check.

Student Business Services

How much will it cost? When will I be billed? Where and when do I pay? All the answers to these question and more can be found by contacting or visiting the website for Student Business Services. Their staff members are ready to answer your questions by calling 806.742.3272 or by email at sbs@ttu.edu.