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TEXAS grants


Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Board proposes major overhaul of TEXAS Grants program

TEXAS Grants, the state’s primary need-based financial aid program for college students, could get a major retooling next session if lawmakers follow new recommendations by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Budget deal preserves much, but not all, of TEXAS grants

A proposal adopted by the Legislature's budget conference committee Thursday would provide funding for the state's main source of higher education aid for financially needed students for about 33,100 incoming freshmen.