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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 22STUDENT FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
SUBCHAPTER LTOWARD EXCELLENCE, ACCESS, AND SUCCESS (TEXAS) GRANT PROGRAM
RULE §22.226Definitions

In addition to the words and terms defined in §22.1 of this Chapter, the following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

  (1) Continuation grant--A TEXAS Grant offered to a person who has previously received an initial year grant.

  (2) Degree program of four years or less--A baccalaureate degree program, other than a program determined by the Board to require more than four years to complete.

  (3) Degree program of more than four years--A baccalaureate degree program determined by the Board to require more than four years to complete.

  (4) Encumbered Funds--Funds ready for disbursal to the institution, based on the institution having submitted to the Board the required documentation to request funds.

  (5) General Academic Teaching Institution--As the term is defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003(3).

  (6) Initial year grant--The TEXAS Grant offered in the student's first year in the TEXAS Grant Program, typically made up of a fall and spring disbursement.

  (7) Medical or dental unit--As the term is defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003(5).

  (8) Public Institution--As the term, institution of higher education, is defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003(8).

  (9) Prior-prior year--For allocation purposes, the state fiscal year that began two years earlier than the fiscal year for which the allocation is being calculated.

  (10) Private Institution--As the term, private or independent institution of higher education, is defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003(15).

  (11) Program--The Toward EXcellence, Access and Success (TEXAS) Grant program.

  (12) Public state college--As the term is defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003(16).

  (13) Required fees--A mandatory fee (required by statute) or discretionary fee (authorized by statute, imposed by the governing board of a public institution) and that a public institution charges to a student as a condition of enrollment at the public institution or in a specific course.

  (14) Target grant amount--An amount set by the Coordinating Board, in consultation with public institutions participating in the TEXAS Grant Program, and used as the recommended average grant amount for the TEXAS Grant Program for a biennium and in establishing renewal year allocations to participating public institutions as described in §22.236(a)(1) of this title (relating to Allocation and Reallocation of Funds).

  (15) Tuition--Statutory tuition, designated and/or Board-authorized tuition.


Source Note: The provisions of this §22.226 adopted to be effective August 16, 2004, 29 TexReg 7988; amended to be effective November 28, 2005, 30 TexReg 7869; amended to be effective May 21, 2008, 33 TexReg 3952; amended to be effective May 26, 2010, 35 TexReg 4159; amended to be effective February 28, 2012, 37 TexReg 1335; amended to be effective February 26, 2013, 38 TexReg 1161; amended to be effective February 26, 2014, 39 TexReg 1143; amended to be effective November 26, 2014, 39 TexReg 9204; amended to be effective August 27, 2018, 43 TexReg 5510; amended to be effective November 22, 2020, 45 TexReg 8340

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