Students who graduate with a baccalaureate degree from a Texas public university may qualify to receive a $1,000 tuition rebate from the baccalaureate-granting institution if they meet the following criteria.
- students who are Texas residents;
- students who took their first college course in the Fall of 1997 or later;
- students who were entitled to pay in-state tuition at all times while pursuing a degree;
- students who have taken all coursework at a Texas public institution of higher education; and
- students who have attempted no more than three semester credit hours in excess of the minimum number of hours required to complete their degree in the catalog under which they graduated. Hours attempted – The number of hours in which a student is enrolled at a university, including college-level and developmental coursework, transfer credits, course credits earned by examination, Tech Prep, and courses that are dropped after the official census date.