What is a T3 "Last Dollar" Scholarship?

OVERVIEW: The T3 Last Dollar Scholarship covers any remaining tuition costs after all Pell grants and/or other federal, state, or institutional aid have been applied. In other words, last dollar scholarships cover the gap -- any last dollars needed to cover the student's tuition. See below for student eligibility and participating partners. Eligible students who are awarded the T3 Last Dollar scholarship may continue receiving funding for up 8 consecutive semesters or the completion of a degree.

Housing, books, and other fees are not included*. (*Unless otherwise noted by the college you are attending).

T3 Last Dollar Participating Partners

T3 Last Dollar Scholarships are available at all 8 T3 partner colleges -- TCC, TCU, UTA, Tarleton, Texas Wesleyan, Texas Woman's, UNT (Denton) and UNT Dallas! See eligibility requirements below & visit the T3 Partner College/University pages linked at the bottom of this page to learn more.

T3 PARTNERS

Last Dollar Scholarship Student Requirements

2023-2024 Student Eligibility

  • Complete all T3 Pledge Requirements throughout High School
  • Be Eligible to Receive Funds Through Federal Pell Grant or Texas Grant Programs (*Not required for TCC Last Dollar)
  • Be a Resident of Tarrant County for Tuition Purposes if Attending TCC & a Texas Resident if Attending a Partner University
  • Meet Family Income Thresholds as outlined by each college, details below
  • If Attending TCC, Register for a Minimum of 9 Credit Hours; if Attending a Partner University, Register for a Minimum of 12 Credit Hours Each Semester (fall and spring) and complete enrollment for Fall classes by July 31. *NOTE: students must start classes the Fall semester immediately following high school graduation

Questions? Email scholarships@T3partnership.org for support!

Last Dollar Income Requirements

Students must meet the following income requirements according to the FAFSA/TASFA application they submit before their first year in college. Students will be notified by the college they are attending if they are financially eligible to receive T3 Last Dollar.

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What is a T3 "First Dollar" Scholarship?

OVERVIEW: The T3 First Dollar Scholarship is $250 a semester ($500 per year) that may be used on any academic or emergency related expenses, applied before any other financial aid is applied and funds are disbursed directly to the student, not through your university. In other words, first dollar scholarships come first and the amount does not change even if you receive other state, federal, or institutional aid. Eligible students who are awarded the T3 First Dollar scholarship may continue receiving funding for up 8 consecutive semesters or the completion of a degree.

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T3 First Dollar Participating Partners

T3 First Dollar Scholarships are only available at 4-year Partner Universities -- TCU, UTA, Tarleton, Texas Wesleyan, Texas Woman's, UNT (Denton) and UNT Dallas. This scholarship is not applicable for students enrolling at TCC. See eligibility requirements below & visit the T3 Partner College/University pages linked at the bottom of this page to learn more.

T3 PARTNERS

First Dollar Scholarship Student Requirements

2024-2025 Student Eligibility

T3 First Dollar Scholarships are only available at T3 4-year partner universities -- UTA, Tarleton, TCU, Texas Wesleyan, Texas Woman's, UNT (Denton) and UNT Dallas. T3 First Dollar Scholarships are awarded to T3 Scholars who:

  • Complete all T3 Pledge Requirements throughout High School
  • Apply to a T3 4-Year Partner College/University by the Deadline (*NOTE: dates vary by college)
  • Complete FAFSA or TASFA & Required Verification Documents by Deadline (varies by college/university)
    • If completing the FAFSA -- Must be eligible for the Pell Grant
    • If completing the TASFA -- Meet Family Income Thresholds as outlined below
  • Attend a T3 Scholarship Information Session the Spring/Summer before you begin college classes. Eligible students will receive invite details via email/text and are responsible for registering
  • Have a bank account in your name (Need Support? Check out T3's Banking Resources)
  • Enroll in classes by July 31 (students must start classes the Fall semester immediately following after high school graduation)

Questions? Email scholarships@T3partnership.org for support!

First Dollar Income Requirements

As of Spring 2024...

If a student applies for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), students must be eligible for the Pell Grant according to the FAFSA application they submit before their first year in college. Click here to learn more about Pell Grant eligibility.

If a student applies for the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA), students must meet the following income requirements according to the TASFA application they submit before their first year in college.

# In Household / Family Income Threshold
(Based on TASFA)
1 Resident --$38,000 or less
2 Residents --$67,000 or less
3 Residents --$72,000 or less
4 Residents --$77,000 or less
5 Residents --$82,000 or less
6 Residents --$87,000 or less
7 Residents --$92,000 or less
8 Residents --$97,000 or less

All graduating high school Seniors who have successfully taken the T3 Pledge will be required to complete the T3 Financial Form so T3 may determine financial eligibility for the T3 First Dollar Scholarship.

T3 Banking Resources

Financial literacy is important for all young adults to begin learning about as you head into college! Click the link to view resources from T3's banking partners at J.P. Morgan Chase, Frost Bank, and Bank of America.

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Partner Colleges & Universities