Scholarship Program

Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) Fact Sheet

If you plan to participate in TAMUG's NROTC program, you may be able to receive up to $10,000 through this scholarship program. The purpose of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program is to encourage students to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Merchant Marine, or to become commissioned officers in any branch of the armed services of the United States. Each year the Texas governor and the lieutenant governor may each appoint two students, and each Texas state senator and each state representative may appoint one student to receive an initial conditional scholarship.

Who can apply? You may apply at for this program at http://www.texasarmedservicescholarships.com/.

  • Is on track to graduate or graduated high school with the Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP) or the International Baccalaureate Program (IB)

  • A high school GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Achieved a college readiness score on the SAT (1590) or ACT (23)

  • Ranked in the top one-third of the prospective high school graduating class

Initial Eligibility

Students must:

  • Be appointed by the governor, lieutenant governor, state senator or state representative

  • Enroll in a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)

  • Agree to:

  • Complete four years of ROTC training

  • Graduate no later than six years after the date first enrolled

  • After graduation, enter into:

  • A four year commitment to be a member of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, United States Coast Guard, or United States Merchant Marine; or

  • Contract to serve as a commissioned officer in any branch of the armed services of the United States

  • Repay the scholarship if the requirements are not met

  • Meet the satisfactory academic progress requirements set by the institution

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