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We are no longer accepting Applications for 2024/2025

Priority deadline for completed scholarship applications is 03/01/2024.
Please review the Requirements, Terms and Conditions for complete information concerning the priority deadline.

Please review the Questions and Answers for more information.
Please review the PPHEF Service Area Counties to see if you are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
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  • Must currently reside in one of the Texas Counties within the PPHEF service area for scholarship consideration. Please review the PPHEF Service Area Counties to see if you are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Plan to enroll or currently enrolled at a governmental or non-profit educational institution, located in the State of Texas that has been accredited by a recognized accrediting agency, such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and provided the institution offers an academic degree program requiring at least two school years attendance.  Note: Degree or Certificate programs that are described as technical programs or do not prepare a student to transfer to a college and work toward a baccalaureate degree are not eligible programs for scholarship consideration.
  • Applicant must be either a current Texas High School Graduate from an accredited public or private Texas high school, or a currently enrolled undergraduate college student without a Bachelor's degree, with at least 2.50 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Full-time college enrollment is required for scholarship consideration.
  • Eligibility will be assessed by reviewing information concerning academic performance, financial need, extracurricular activities, leadership and references provided in the application process.
  • Applications will be reviewed and scored on a 100 point scale to determine eligibility and award amount for the scholarship.
  • If awarded, funds will be sent directly to the college or university for credit or disbursement to the student account.


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