Greater Texas Foundation Scholars Program

The Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) Scholars Program provides cohorts of early college high school (ECHS) graduates with individualized academic support services and financial scholarships for up to three years after high school graduation. Furthermore, the GTF Scholars Program provides Scholars with opportunities to actively experience campus life and become highly engaged in the civic welfare of the Rio Grande Valley.

Available spots are limited, making this a highly competitive scholarship program. Applications for the Fall 2018 cohort will be available in February 2018.

To be eligible to apply for this grant, a student must:

  • Be a 2018 graduate of a Texas TEA-designated ECHS
  • Have earned a minimum of 30 college credit hours
  • Be a Texas resident
  • Have been admitted to UTRGV for Fall 2018
  • Plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from
  • Be eligible to apply for FAFSA
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 (on a 4 point scale) for college hours completed.

Contact Information

Michael E. Aldape
Director of Special Programs – Dual Credit

Rose Pulido
Program Coordinator – Dual Credit

Kashia Rodriguez
Program Coordinator – Dual Credit