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Mission Statement

Tarrant County College District provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning. ”

— Founded in 1965

T3 Program Benefits at TCC

By attending TCC, T3 Scholars receive the following benefits and support to help you to and through your higher education journey:

  • Onboarding Program : Required for scholars attending a partner college/university, there are 2 components to the T3 Onboarding to complete before your first semester. Be sure to check your personal email for more info beginning spring semester of your senior year. You will hear directly from TCC about the required T3 + TCC Bridge program.
  • Access to T3 Connect: T3 Connect is a virtual platform to network, stay connected, informed, and engage with T3 staff, T3 ambassadors, representatives at your college, and fellow T3 Scholars. Join or visit T3 Connect TODAY!
  • College Persistence Coaching & Resources:
    • T3 Scholars meet with a designated T3 Persistence Coach as determined by TCC at least 2x per semester*. (*Required for 1st year scholars only).
    • Attend T3 Signature Events held once a semester (Fall and Spring).
    • Community Engagement** (**Required for 3rd/4th year Scholars only).
  • Transfer Resources: Should you choose to transfer to a T3 partner college/university, transfer student support and resources will be available throughout your transition. Learn more about transfer student resources here.

Did you know? 6 Campuses, 1 College. TCC provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning and is the premier choice for transferring to a T3 partner university.

T3 Scholarships at TCC

Fast Facts + Resources

T3 Scholarships offered at TCC:

  • Last Dollar Scholarship: All eligible T3 Scholars with a family income of $120,000 or less receive a “last dollar” tuition-only scholarship to TCC 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. Check out the scholarships page for more details.
    • If eligible for a Last Dollar award, your financial aid offer letter will say "T3 Scholarship" and the amount will vary depending on your tuition gap after all other state, federal and/or institutional aid have been applied
  • TCC Emergency Funding: First dollar scholarships are not available at TCC. However, T3 Scholars attending TCC will have access to TCC’s Student Emergency Assistance Fund (SEAF).

Here's what you need to know about Last Dollar Scholarships at TCC:

  • 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. Connect with the TCC financial aid office to learn more about your eligibility.
  • Click here to learn about continued eligibility requirements for ongoing T3 + TCC Scholars who have received T3 Scholarships.

Summer Terms at TCC

Who is eligible?

  • Current T3 Scholars enrolled at TCC for fall and spring terms
  • Current T3 Scholars enrolled at a T3 partner university who want to take a TCC summer term only
  • Note: Students graduating high school this spring and taking courses the summer before their first fall immediately following HS graduation are not eligible


  • Apply to TCC
  • Submit FAFSA/TASFA to TCC
  • Have a family income of $120,000 or less
  • Enroll in at least one course during a summer term by the registration deadline
  • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA, following the minimum SAP requirements necessary
  • Update your TCC degree plan to reflect the classes you will be taking. Need help, connect with an academic advisor here.

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