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How to Become a T3 Scholar at TCU

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T3 Program Benefits at TCU

By attending this partner university, T3 Scholars receive the following benefits and support to help you to and through your postsecondary journey:

  • Last Dollar Tuition-Free Scholarships: Effective Fall 2022, all eligible T3 Scholars with a family income of $65,000 or less will receive a “last dollar” tuition-only scholarship to TCU for up to 8 consecutive semesters or the completion of a degree. This scholarship covers any remaining tuition costs after all Pell grants and/or other federal, state, or institutional aid have been applied.
  • First Dollar Scholarships: Effective Fall 2022, all income eligible T3 Scholars will receive a "first dollar" scholarship of $500 per year to assist with books or other academic-related expenses. Check out the scholarships page for the details.
  • Bridge Programming: The T3 Team will work with you and TCU to ensure you have the necessary support the summer between high school graduation and your first year in college. Be sure to check your personal email for more information about Orientation, Frog Camp, and Frogs First.
  • College Persistence Coaching + Resources: All T3 Scholars attending TCU, pending eligibility, participate in one of the following programs: Leaders for Life (L4L), Student Support Services (SSS), Community Scholars or Chancellor's Scholars. You also have access to T3 Connect, a virtual platform to network, stay connected and informed, and engage with community mentors.

Did you know? TCU was founded nearly 150 years ago as a progressive college for men and women who wished to develop both mind and character. Ever true to that tradition, today’s TCU offers a rich and highly personal academic experience — shaping and creating ethical leaders who make a difference in the world.

NOTE: If scholars do not meet income requirements for T3 scholarships, they are still eligible for other program supports.

Interested in transferring from TCC to TCU?

With competitive scholarships, TCU's #1 institution for transfer students is Tarrant County College! Check out the transfer application checklist, Transfer Guide, and other resources.

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Mission Statement

TCU’s mission is to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community. ”

— Founded in 1873


TCU is among top National Universities at #80 (U.S. News & World Report)


Undergraduate areas of study

1 in 4

1 in 4 who attend TCU are students of color


Student to faculty ratio


76 countries and 60+ faiths represented


Best career services (The Princeton Review)

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