Department of University Access

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Greater Texas Foundation Scholars Program

Graduates from early college high schools have the opportunity to join a distinguished community of scholars who have chosen to continue their academic journey at A&M-SA.

The Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) Scholars Program provides 40 early college high school graduates, throughout the state of Texas an opportunity to earn a scholarship of up to $2000 a year.   This scholarship is intended for those students who anticipate completing their Bachelor’s program in three years or less and display financial need. 

GTF Scholars will receive many benefits including:

  • Academic, and financial support
  • Peer Mentoring 
  • Career exploration
  • Leadership and team building events

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must: 

  • Graduate from an early college high school in Texas (List of TEA Designated Early College High Schools)
  • Have a minimum cumulative college grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale
  • Have earned a minimum of 30 college credit hours
  • Enroll at A&M-SA as a full-time freshman student
  • Must complete and submit the Greater Texas Foundation Scholar Application by the priority deadline. The scholarship application can be completed online at Greater Texas Foundation Scholar Application
  • Must complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) to demonstrate financial need by the state priority deadline. The FAFSA application can be completed online at FAFSA 
  • Be capable of completing the degree program in three years or less

The Greater Texas Foundation Scholars Program will accept applications for the 2022-2023 academic school year starting October 1, 2021.  Timely submission of an application is encouraged, as this is a highly competitive program, and not all students who apply will be selected.

The online application will close May 1, 2022. After this date, students may download the application, and email the completed application and required documents to: university.access@tamusa.edu.  The last day applications will be accepted is June 30, 2022. 

Apply Here

For the 2022-2023 academic year, the application priority deadline will be January 15, 2022, and the last day applications will be accepted has been extended to June 30, 2022. Awards will be given on a first come, first serve basis. Please feel free to contact the Department of University Access to check on your eligibility or status.

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Greater Texas Foundation Scholars Resources

Central Academic Building