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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 21STUDENT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER RRTEXAS ARMED SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
RULE §21.2243Requirements for Appointment by Elected Officials

(a) Each year the governor and the lieutenant governor may each appoint two students, and each state senator and each state representative may appoint one student to receive an initial conditional Texas Armed Services Scholarship.

(b) Appointments must be reported to the Board by the deadline established by the Commissioner.

(c) A selected student must meet two of the following four academic criteria at the time of application:

  (1) Is on track to graduate high school or graduated with the Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP) or the International Baccalaureate Program (IB);

  (2) Has a current high school GPA of 3.0 or higher or graduated with a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher;

  (3) Achieved a college readiness score on the SAT (1590) or ACT (23);

  (4) Is currently ranked in the top one-third of the prospective high school graduating class or graduated in the top one-third of the high school graduating class.

(d) A non-freshman student applying for an initial award must meet the requirements set forth in §21.2246(1) and (3) of this title (relating to Eligibility for Continued Awards).


Source Note: The provisions of this §21.2243 adopted to be effective November 30, 2009, 34 TexReg 8530; amended to be effective November 29, 2011, 36 TexReg 8026

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