|(a) A student may not receive a grant while concurrently
receiving a TEXAS Grant.
(b) A student may not receive a grant after having
been granted an associate or baccalaureate degree.
(c) A student's eligibility for the program ends once
a student has attempted 75 semester credit hours or the equivalent,
unless the student is granted a hardship extension in accordance with §22.259
of this subchapter (relating to Hardship Provisions).
(d) A student's eligibility for the program ends four
years from the start of the semester in which the student received
an initial year award, unless the student is granted a hardship extension
in accordance with §22.259 of this subchapter.
(e) A person is not eligible to receive a grant if
the person has been convicted of a felony or an offense under Chapter
481, Health and Safety Code (Texas Controlled Substances Act), or
under the law of any other jurisdiction involving a controlled substance
as defined by Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code, unless the person
has met the other applicable eligibility requirements under this subchapter
(1) received a certificate of discharge by the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice or a correctional facility or completed
a period of probation ordered by a court, and at least two years have
elapsed from the date of the receipt or completion; or
(2) been pardoned, had the record of the offense expunged
from the person's record, or otherwise been released from the resulting
ineligibility to receive a grant.
(f) Other than as described in §22.259 of this
subchapter, if a person fails to meet any of the requirements for
receiving a continuation award as outlined in §22.256 of this
subchapter (relating to Eligible Students) after completion of any
year, the person may not receive a grant until after completing a
semester of at least half-time coursework while not receiving a grant
and meeting all the requirements of §22.256 of this subchapter
as of the end of that semester.