|(a) Authority. Authority for this subchapter is provided in the Texas Education Code, Subchapter K, Early High School Graduation Scholarship Program. These rules establish procedures to administer the subchapter as prescribed in the Texas Education Code, §§56.201 - 56.209. (b) Purpose. The purpose of the Early High School Graduation Scholarship Program is to increase the efficiency of the Foundation School Program and provide financial assistance to eligible students who graduate from high school on or before June 20, 2011.