(1) Institutions eligible to make initial year and
continuation grants in the program are medical or dental units and
general academic teaching institutions, other than the public state
colleges. Other public institutions, including public state colleges,
are only eligible to make continuation grants, and can make continuation
grants only to persons who initially received TEXAS Grants prior to
fall 2014 through a public state college, community college, or technical
(2) No participating public institution may, on the
grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, or
disability exclude an individual from participation in, or deny the
benefits of the program described in this subchapter.
(3) Each participating public institution must follow
the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI (Public Law 88-353) in avoiding
discrimination in admissions or employment.
(1) Agreement. Each eligible public institution must
enter into an agreement with the Board, the terms of which shall be
prescribed by the Commissioner or his/her designee, prior to being
approved to participate in the program.
(2) Approval Deadline. An eligible public institution
must enter into an agreement with the Board and indicate an intent
to participate in the program by April 1 in order for qualified students
enrolled in that public institution to be eligible to receive grants
in the following fiscal year.
(c) Responsibilities. Participating public institutions
are required to abide by the General Provisions outlined in subchapter
A of this Chapter.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §22.227 adopted to be effective August 16, 2004, 29 TexReg 7988; amended to be effective November 28, 2005, 30 TexReg 7869; amended to be effective February 26, 2014, 39 TexReg 1143; amended to be effective March 4, 2015, 40 TexReg 925; amended to be effective May 22, 2017, 42 TexReg 2721; amended to be effective November 22, 2020, 45 TexReg 8340