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Renewable Awards

Toward EXcellence, Access and Success (TEXAS) Grant

Renewal Requirements

In order to receive the TEXAS Grant in the second year after being awarded an initial award, a student must:

In order to receive the TEXAS Grant after the second year, you must:

Students entering the program from high school who continue in college and who meet program academic standards can receive awards for up to 150 semester credit hours, until they receive a bachelor’s degree, or for five years if enrolled in a four-year degree plan, whichever comes first.

Students entering the program with an associate’s degree who continue in college and who meet program academic standards can receive awards for up to 90 semester credit hours, until they receive a bachelor’s degree, or for three years if enrolled in a four-year degree plan, whichever comes first. 

Comet Promise

To be eligible for Comet Promise in subsequent years after being awarded an initial award, you must:

Comet Promise will only pay for classes taken in the fall and spring semesters. The program covers all of your tuition and mandatory fees using scholarships, grants, and tuition exemptions from federal, state, and institutional funds with any remaining tuition costs covered by Comet Promise funding.

Eligible first-time college students may receive Comet Promise for eight (8) semesters or until they receive their first bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first. 

Eligible transfer students may receive Comet Promise for four (4) semesters or until they receive their first bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first.