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Mission Statement

TWU cultivates engaged leaders and global citizens by leveraging its historical strengths in health, liberal arts, and education and its standing as the nation’s largest public university primarily for women.  ”

— Founded in 1901

T3 Program Benefits at TWU

T3's first cohort of scholars attending TWU will be Fall 2022. 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 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 TWU about Orientation and Pioneer Camp.
  • 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:

    • All T3 Scholars meet with a designated T3 Persistence Coach as determined by TWU at least 2x per semester (required for first-year scholars)
    • Attend T3 Signature Events held once a semester (Fall and Spring required for first-year scholars
    • Community Engagement** (**Required for 3rd/4th year Scholars only).
    • TWU T3 Ambassadors: The T3 ambassador program is run by students, for students. TWU T3 ambassadors are currently enrolled T3 Scholars who serve to connect you to campus resources while building community and belonging. The T3 ambassador program also offers a paid leadership opportunity for enrolled T3 TWU Scholars interested in working with T3. Learn more here.

T3 Scholarships at TWU

Fast Facts + Resources

T3 Scholarships offered at TWU:

  • Last Dollar Scholarships: Starting in Fall 2022, Last Dollar Scholarships at TWU will cover both tuition AND fees for all eligible T3 Scholars. Students with a family income of $65,000 or less receive the “last dollar” scholarship for up to 8 consecutive semesters or the completion of a degree. This scholarship covers any remaining tuition and fee costs after all Pell grants and/or other federal, state, or institutional aid have been applied. Check out the scholarships page for more details.
    • Last Dollar tuition AND fee coverage is only applicable at TWU. Last Dollar is typically a tuition-only scholarship. Visit our T3 partner college/universities page for details on what Last Dollar covers at each college.
  • 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. The scholarship is renewable for up to 8 consecutive semesters or the completion of a degree. Check out the scholarships page for the details.

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 (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. Eligible students will be contacted by T3 the Spring/Summer of their Senior year in high school with required next steps.
  • Click here to learn about continued eligibility requirements for ongoing T3 + TWU Scholars who have received T3 Scholarships.

Summer Terms at TCC

Who is eligible?

  • 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
  • Inform T3 Manager of your intent to take summer classes via T3 Connect
  • 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
    • Update your TCC degree plan to reflect the classes you will be taking. Need help, connect with an academic advisor here.
  • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA, following the minimum SAP requirements necessary


TWU is #4 in the nation for ethnic diversity according to US News & World Report


According to the Dallas Business Journal, TWU is rated #1 in DFW for graduate earnings vs cost


45% of students enrolled at TWU are first-generation


Male student population


With a variety of options, TWU has 150+ student organizations


Available Bachelor’s degree programs

Interested in transferring from TCC to TWU?

With a well of resources and a dedicated team, TWU is a prime destination for transfer students. Check out the transfer checklists and other resources.

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