Mario Hernandez Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

- Must be currently enrolled at or entering Tarrant County College pursuing an Associate of Arts Degree in Teaching.
- Must be of the first generation in family to attend college.
- Must meet federal or state guidelines for financial need. Applicants must complete the entire FAFSA or TAFSA process by the priority deadline for Financial Aid.
- Must enroll in a minimum of 9 credit hours for period of award.
- Must have a minimum TCC GPA of 2.75 or high school equivalent if a first-time TCC student or a passing GED score.
- Preference will be given to applicants who are single head of household with dependent children and are trying to improve the quality of life for themselves and their family.
- Recipient will receive a spring scholarship if a minimum *semester *GPA of 2.75 is achieved in the fall and a minimum of 9 credit hours are completed.

Friends and family of Mario Hernandez
Tarrant County College faculty and staff
$825 per semester