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Assured Scholarships

Texas State will consider admitted spring, summer and fall 2021 freshmen for Assured Scholarships without an SAT or ACT score. Students applying without an SAT or ACT will receive a holistic review of their application, which will include consideration of their high school curriculum, level of courses taken, high school rank/percentile, grades earned, and may include admission essay(s) and extracurricular involvement/leadership/community service/work experience throughout their high school career.

Additional information and updates related to admissions and COVID-19 for prospective students may be found on this FAQ page.

 

These Assured Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a student’s academic credentials (i.e., test scores and high school rank as well as IB diploma or AP Capstone Diploma). To be eligible for these awards, you must submit an admission application, official high school transcript and official SAT or ACT scores. These scholarships are guaranteed to all qualified residents and nonresidents (including international students) provided you are admitted to Texas State as a first-time incoming freshman and meet the minimum scholarship qualifications prior to your first semester (fall or spring). If you are a nonresident receiving an Assured Scholarship, you also qualify to pay the in-state tuition rate.

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  • Award Amount

    • Ranges from $26,000 to $38,000 Total Award
    • Ranges from $6,500 to $9,500 Annual Award

    Eligibility Criteria (must meet all)

    • Minimum SAT* score of 1420+ 
    • OR
    • Minimum ACT score of 32+

      AND
    • Top 25% of graduating class or IB diploma or AP Capstone Diploma

    Renewal Criteria (must meet all)

    • 3.25 cumulative Texas State GPA
    • Complete 28 passing Texas State hours/year (fall/spring)
    • Undergraduate status
  • Award Amount

    • Ranges from $10,000 to $22,000 Total Award
    • Ranges from $2,500 to $5,500 Annual Award

    Eligibility Criteria (must meet all)

    • Minimum SAT* score of 1260 – 1410
    • OR
    • Minimum ACT score of 27 – 31

      AND
    • Top 25% of graduating class or IB diploma or AP Capstone Diploma

    Renewal Criteria (must meet all)

    • 3.25 cumulative Texas State GPA
    • Complete 28 passing Texas State hours/year (fall/spring)
    • Undergraduate status
  • Award Amount

    • Ranges from $6,000 to $10,000 Total Award
    • Ranges from $1,500 to $2,500 Annual Award

    Eligibility Criteria (must meet all)

    • Minimum SAT* score of 1160 – 1250 or
    • Minimum ACT score of 24 – 26

      AND
    • Top 25% or IB diploma or AP Capstone Diploma

    • OR

    • Minimum SAT* score of 1160+ or
    • Minimum ACT score of 24+

            AND

    • Top 26% - 35% or IB diploma or AP Capstone Diploma

    Renewal Criteria (must meet all)

    • 3.25 cumulative Texas State GPA
    • Complete 28 passing Texas State hours/year (fall/spring)
    • Undergraduate status

*For Texas State scholarship purposes, SAT score is defined as the best composite score from the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section and Math Section from a single testing.

  • ACT score is defined as the best composite score from a single testing.
  • These scholarships are renewable for up to four years (or eight continuous semesters) based upon required academic performance.
  • The annual enrollment renewal requirement (28 institutional hours) considers all completed credit hours with passing grades, regardless if they count toward your degree or if they are repeat courses. Students receiving their last year of funding may qualify for an exception to the full-time enrollment requirement.
  • Any combination of financial aid and scholarships cannot exceed the cost of attendance.