FINANCIAL AID FOR UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS
- HB 1403 is a Texas law that allows undocumented students eligibility to apply to any public college or university, pay instate tuition costs and receive Texas State Financial Aid.
- This law was passed in 2001 and has since been effect here in Texas; benefiting an estimated 15,000 students every year in the state of Texas.
- The requirements:
- Must have graduated from a Texas high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma or obtained GED in the state.
- Official High school or College Transcripts and Diploma
- Affidavit of Intent to Become a Permanent Resident (notarized)
- Selective Service (males from the age of 18-25)
- Tax Return W-2/ 10-80/ 10-99
- *The affidavits can be provided at our office
- Undocumented students and students with Deffered Action (DACA) should use this application.
- TASFA: Texas Application for Financial Aid
- The TASFA application can be found online but must be printed and turned in directly into the financial aid office.
- The money the students receive is in the form of a grant issued by the state of Texas.
- The dead line to apply is March 15 or April 1st. You must verify with the school.
- Must maintain good academic standing to continue to be awarded this money.
- Download the application here: TASFA-Application-2015-2016-English
* FIEL offers assistance in filling out your financial aid application. Contact us if you require help.