Educ. Code Section 61.9772
Eligibility; Nomination and Selection
(a)To receive an initial scholarship under this subchapter, a student must:
(1)be enrolled in a public or private institution of higher education in this state;
(2)enroll in and be a member in good standing of a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program or another undergraduate officer commissioning program such as the United States Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class while enrolled in a public or private institution of higher education in this state;
(3)be appointed to receive a scholarship by the governor, the lieutenant governor, a state senator, or a state representative; and
(4)enter into an agreement with the board under Section 61.9773 (Agreement Requirements).
(b)In each year, the governor and the lieutenant governor may each appoint two students and two alternates and each state senator and each state representative may appoint one student and one alternate to receive an initial scholarship under this subchapter. If a student appointed under this subsection to receive a scholarship fails to initially meet eligibility or otherwise meet the requirements to initially receive the scholarship, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board must notify the alternate on file of their nomination.
(c)For a student to continue to receive a scholarship awarded under this subchapter, the student must maintain satisfactory academic progress as determined by the board.
(d)If the board determines that a student appointed under Subsection (b) to receive an initial scholarship under this subchapter has failed to maintain eligibility or otherwise meet the requirements to continue receiving the scholarship, beginning with the academic year following the determination, the elected official who appointed the student may appoint another eligible student under this subchapter to receive any available funds designated for the student who no longer meets the requirements for the scholarship.
Section 61.9772 — Eligibility; Nomination and Selection,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.61.htm#61.9772 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).