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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 22GRANT AND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS
SUBCHAPTER JTEXAS CAREER OPPORTUNITY GRANT PROGRAM
RULE §22.185Award Amounts and Adjustments

(a) Funding. Funds awarded through this program may not exceed the amount of appropriations, gifts, grants and other funds that are available for this use.

(b) Award Amounts.

  (1) The amount of a TCOG Program award may not exceed the least of:

    (A) the maximum grant specified by the Texas Legislature;

    (B) the applicant's financial need;

    (C) the amount by which the tuition and required fees at the eligible institution exceeds the average amount of tuition and required fees that would be charged at a public technical institute as determined by the Board; or

    (D) an amount equal to 50 percent of the average state appropriation in the biennium preceding the biennium in which the grant is made for a full-time student or the equivalent at a public technical institute, as determined by the Board.

  (2) The student's award amount shall be calculated based on the following schedule:

    (A) if enrolled for at least full-time status - 100% of the maximum award;

    (B) if enrolled for at least 75% of full-time status - 75% of the maximum award;

    (C) if enrolled for at least 50% of full-time status - 50% of the maximum award;

    (D) if enrolled for less than 50% of full-time status - the student is not eligible for an award.

(c) Uses. A person receiving a TCOG Program grant may only use the money to pay any usual and customary cost of attendance incurred by the person at an eligible institution.


Source Note: The provisions of this §22.185 adopted to be effective May 26, 2010, 35 TexReg 4157

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