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Project Complete Grant helps students complete degrees in North Texas

Photo of graduation students wearing blue regaliaThanks to Governor Abbott’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund, several North Texas higher education institutions have teamed up to pay tuition and fees for hundreds of students who can come back and complete their degree.

To qualify students must

1. Be a Texas Resident.
2. Not have enrolled in or attended any institution of higher education in fall 2021 but have previous college credit.
3. Complete the 21-22 FAFSA (for spring and summer 2022) and/or the 22-23 FAFSA (for fall 2022) at www.studentaid.gov and be eligible for aid. This is a last dollar award that can only go toward tuition and fees.
4. Affirm that the coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on your life.
5. Be willing to accept free grant aid between $500 - $2500 that you don’t have to pay back to help you graduate!

Each institution may have differing administrative and qualification procedures. The best way to find out if you qualify is to reach out to the contact at the institution you will be completing your credential.

 

contact us to learn more

Schools Primary Contact
Collin College Jay Corwin jcorwin@collin.edu
North Central Texas College Melinda Carroll mcarroll@nctc.edu
Texas A&M Commerce Katrina Watkins AcademicConcierge@tamuc.edu
Texas Woman's University Barbara Lerner blerner@twu.edu
University of North Texas Contact UNT UNT Project Complete
University of Texas at Dallas Sarah Maxwell sarah.maxwell@utd.edu

 

 

The Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant Program stems from the allocation of $175 million provided to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board from the Governor’s Emergency Educational Relief (GEER) Fund. GEER dollars, in turn, originate from the U.S. Department of Education’s administration of the Education Stabilization Fund in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020. The CARES Act (HR 748/S 3548 of the 116th Congress) was signed into law on March 27, 2020.  The Project Complete Consortium has been provided with a portion of these funds to administer to qualifying students to support their degree and credential completion.

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