2016 - 2017 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Texas Educational Opportunity Grant (TEOG)


TEOG program provides aid to financially needy students enrolled in Texas public two-year colleges. In addition to satisfying general eligibility requirements, a recipient of this initial award must be a student who:

  • Be enrolled at least half-time as an entering undergraduate student in the first 30 hours (or its equivalent) of an associate's degree or certificate program at an eligible institution (excluding credits for dual enrollment or by examination);
  • Be classified by the institution as a Texas resident;
  • Have a 9 month EFC of no more than $5800;
  • Have applied for available financial assistance;
  • Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance;
  • Not have been granted an associate's or baccalaureate degree;
  • Be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt; and
  • Not be concurrently receiving a renewal TEXAS Grant.

A recipient of a renewal award must have previously received an initial TEOG award and:

  • Be enrolled at least half-time as an undergraduate student working on an associate's degree or certificate and have not yet been granted an associate's or baccalaureate degree;
  • Be classified by the institution as a Texas resident;
  • Have a calculated financial need;
  • Have applied for available financial assistance;
  • Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance;
  • Be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt;
  • Not concurrently be receiving a renewal TEXAS Grant; and
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress.


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