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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-Only Scholarships: All eligible T3 Scholars with a family income of $65,000 or less 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: 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.
  • Onboarding Program: Required for scholars attending a partner college/university, there are 2 components to the T3 Onboarding Program to complete before your first semester. Be sure to check your personal email for more info beginning spring semester your senior year. You will hear directly from TCU regarding 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, Chancellor's Scholars and/or STEM Scholars. You also have access to T3 Connect, a virtual platform to network, stay connected and informed, and engage with community mentors.

T3 Scholarships at TCU

Fast Facts + Resources

Here's what you need to know:

  • If scholars do not meet income requirements for T3 scholarships, they are still eligible for other program supports
  • Last Dollar Scholarships are funded, administered and disbursed by the partner university
  • If eligible for a Last Dollar award, your financial aid offer letter will say "TCU T3 Scholarship" and the amount will vary depending on your tuition gap after all other state, federal and/or institutional aid have been applied
  • First Dollar Scholarships are funded, administered and disbursed directly by T3

Continued Eligibility:

  • Register for a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester (fall and spring) We recommend you register for 15 credit hours in the event you need to drop a class
  • Complete and submit your FAFSA/TASFA each year by the program deadline
  • Last Dollar Scholarships: Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA (if you receive a TCU academic scholarship) and a cumulative 2.5 GPA (if not on an academic scholarship)
  • First Dollar Scholarships: Maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Questions? Email us at support@T3partnership.org

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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