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A grant is a financial award, often, but not always, from a federal or government agency. You apply for grants when you fill out the FAFSA. Generally, grants do not have to be repaid.

Federal Pell Grant (PELL)

How much is it?

Maximum $6,195 per academic year

Who is eligible?

Low-income undergraduate students based on FAFSA results

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

How much is it?

Maximum $500 per academic year

Who is eligible?

Enrolled full-time Pell recipients with the lowest EFC's for the year have primary consideration

Texas Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG)

How much is it?

Maximum $5,046 per academic year

Who is eligible?

  • Texas residents
  • Not receiving an athletic scholarship or athletic room grant
  • Religion majors are not eligible for this grant
EC-6 Bilingual Teacher Grant

About the grant

Under the National Professional Development Program (NPD), Texas Wesleyan University has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) $2.4 million for five years to train bilingual educators. Through the NPD program, grants are available to transfer students who want to get a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood through 6th Grade Bilingual (EC-6).

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Get admitted to Texas Wesleyan as a transfer student (only transfer students are eligible for this grant)
  2. Declare as an EC-6 Bilingual Education Major and be accepted to the TEP/Bilingual Education Program
  3. Have an overall 2.5 GPA, as well as a 2.5 GPA across education coursework
  4. Submit a Bilingual Scholarship Application each semester (fall, spring and summer) in person, or by mail to Dr. Martinez, dean of the School of Education

Download the application

Students who are awarded will receive up to $2,000 per semester (fall, spring and summer) to pay for all required junior- and senior-level courses.

Application Deadlines

  • For spring 2021: Friday, Oct. 9, 2020
  • For summer and fall 2021: Friday, April 1, 2021