Texas Education Code
Sec. § 54.301
Highest Ranking High School Graduates; Optional Exemption


The governing board of each institution of higher education may issue scholarships each year to the highest ranking graduate of each accredited high school of this state, exempting the graduates from the payment of tuition during both semesters of the first regular session immediately following their graduation. This exemption may be granted for any one of the first four regular sessions following the individuals graduation from high school when in the opinion of the institutions president the circumstances of an individual case, including military service, merit the action.
Redesignated and amended from Education Code, Section 54.201 by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 359 (S.B. 32), Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2012.
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