Educ. Code Section 61.07621
Texas Governor’s Schools
(a)A Texas governor’s school is a summer residential program for high-achieving high school students. A governor’s school program may include any or all of the following educational curricula:
(1)mathematics and science;
(3)fine arts; or
(4)leadership and public policy.
(b)A public senior college or university may apply to the board to administer a Texas governor’s school program under this section. The board shall give preference to a public senior college or university that applies in cooperation with a nonprofit association. The board shall give additional preference if the nonprofit association receives private foundation funds that may be used to finance the program.
(c)The board may approve an application under this section only if the applicant:
(1)applies within the period and in the manner required by rule adopted by the board;
(2)submits a program proposal that includes:
(A)a curriculum consistent with Subsection (a);
(B)criteria for selecting students to participate in the program;
(C)a statement of the length of the program, which must be at least three weeks; and
(D)a statement of the location of the program;
(3)agrees to use a grant under this section only for the purpose of administering a program; and
(4)satisfies any other requirements established by rule adopted by the board.
(d)The criteria described by Subsection (c)(2)(B) must include grade point average, academic standing, and extracurricular activities.
(e)From funds appropriated to the board, the board may make a grant in an amount not to exceed $750,000 each year to public senior colleges or universities whose applications are approved under this section to pay the costs of administering a Texas governor’s school program.
(f)The board may adopt other rules necessary to implement this section.
Section 61.07621 — Texas Governor's Schools,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.61.htm#61.07621 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).