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Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Are Texas residents or are non-resident National Merit Finalists;
  • Show financial need
  • Are enrolled in a degree plan leading to a baccalaureate or master's degree
  • Earn and maintain an overall college GPA of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and complete at least 24 credit hours per year (18 credit hours per year if a graduate student)
  • Full-time enrollment
  • Are not receiving athletic scholarships
  • If male, must register for Selective Service

Note: The Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology and Spiritual Action is not eligible for state funding.  

A student who is ineligible for a TEG award based on grade point average (GPA), completion rate, or number of completed hours for satisfactory academic progress, or enrollment less than three-quarter time may be deemed eligible under a hardship provision.

Institutional Hardship Policy for TEG Funds

OLLU may allow a student to receive TEG renewal without maintaining the required 2.5 GPA or completing the minimum 24 hours coursework under the following conditions:

  1. Documentation of a severe illness that affected the student's academic performance.
  2. Documentation that the student is responsible for the care of a sick, injured, or needy person that affected his or her academic performance; or
  3. Documentation of a debilitating condition (including non-physical health issues) that affected the student's academic performance.

Students not meeting the requirements for TEG renewal, but who would like to appeal, must complete the TEG Hardship Appeal form.

TEG Hardship Appeal Form