Departmental Correspondence

April 13, 2018
Texas State Financial Aid FY 2019 Opt In Opt Out Deadline Reminder Memo

The deadline to submit the FY 2019 Opt-In/Opt-Out survey is April 6, 2018. These programs include the Educational Aide Exemption (EAE), Texas College Work-study (TCWS), Texas College Work-Study (TCWS) Mentorship and Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG).

By Student Financial Aid Programs
April 13, 2018
B-On-Time FY 2018 Forgiveness and Default Rates Memo

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has calculated the default and loan forgiveness rates for the B-On-Time program using a method that mirrors the federal methodology of using a three-year cohort.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
March 23, 2018
Texas State Financial Aid FY 2019 Opt In Opt Out Memo

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) is required to invite all eligible institutions the opportunity to participate in certain state financial aid programs in order to be included in the allocation calculation process on an annual basis. These programs include the Educational Aide Exemption (EAE), Texas College Work-study (TCWS), Texas College Work-Study (TCWS) Mentorship and Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG).

By Student Financial Aid Programs
March 20, 2018
State Grant Programs FY 2018 Reallocation Calculations Memo

The chart below shows the reallocated funds that will be distributed to the institutions that
submitted a reallocated request form by February 20, 2018 for the Toward EXcellence,
Access and Success Grant (TEXAS Grant), Texas Educational Opportunity Grant (TEOG),
and Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG).

By Student Financial Aid Programs
March 20, 2018
B-On-Time Reallocation FY 2018 Calculation Memo

B-On-Time (BOT) FY 2018 Reallocation Calculation
This memo shows the reallocated BOT funds that will be distributed to both public and
private institutions that submitted a reallocated request form by February 20, 2018.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
March 22, 2018
Online Questions and Answers FY 2018 Unavailable Memo

In the coming months, the Financial Aid Services area will be redesigning the Q&As that were previously available on the Student Financial Aid Programs Information Website (SFAP) under "Resources". During the redesign process, the documents will be unavailable, and a notification will be sent out to the institutions once they are reposted.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
March 22, 2018
Good Neighbor Scholarship FY 2019 Memo

The 2018-19 recommendation form for the Good Neighbor Scholarship (GNS) program is now available through the CBPASS portal.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
March 1, 2018
Financial Aid Database FY 2018 Report Update Memo

Financial Aid Database Report Update FY 2018

By Student Financial Aid Programs
March 1, 2018
Financial Aid Database FY 2018 Report Processing Update Memo

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is working diligently to assist and support the institutions with FAD file processing and error resolution.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
March 1, 2018
Financial Aid Database FY 2018 Report Process Updates Memo

During the FY 2018 FAD reporting cycle one, necessary updates to the reporting process were identified and have now been completed.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
March 1, 2018
Kenneth Ashworth Fellowship Program FY 2018 Deadline Reminder Memo

DEADLINE REMINDER: 2018-19 Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program As a friendly reminder, the nomination application deadline for the Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program is February 20, 2018.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
February 12, 2018
State Financial Aid FY 2018 Reallocation Process Memo

FY 2018 allocation usage reports for the TEXAS Grant, TEOG, TEG and BOT programs as of February 6, 2018

By Student Financial Aid Programs
January 31, 2017
State Financial Aid FY 2018 Maximum Award Amounts Memo

maximum award amounts for the state financial aid programs for the 2017-18 year

By Student Financial Aid Programs
January 31, 2018
School Allocation Report in HelmNet FY 2018 Temporarily Unavailable Memo

The School Allocation Report accessed through the Higher Education Loan Management System (HelmNet) online portal is temporarily unavailable due to system maintenance. 

By Student Financial Aid Programs
January 25, 2018
Financial Aid Database FY 2018 Report Alert Cycle I Memo

Due to the challenges many institutions have reported with pulling data for reporting cycle one, we are no longer requiring institutions to submit an error-free file by January 31, 2018. However, each institution’s file must be completely error-free and validated by the February 28, 2018 deadline.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
January 25, 2018
Financial Aid Database FY 2018 Report Cycle I Memo

Beginning 2018, institutions are required to submit a more comprehensive FAD Report three times a year to consolidate data collection.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Bilingual Education Program FY 2021 Biennium Report Memo

The Bilingual Education Program FY 2021 Biennium Report Memo notifies institutions participating in the Bilingual Education Program during the 2020-21 biennium to submit the Bilingual Education Scholarship Program 2020-21 Biennium Report. The 2020-21 biennium includes the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
Revised Grant Allocations for FY 2021 (2020-21) Memo

Revised Grant Allocations for FY 2021 (2020-21) Memo

By Student Financial Aid Programs
August 26, 2020
WorkStudy Student Mentorship Program FY 2021 Final Allocations Memo

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) announces the enclosed 2020-21 (FY 2021) final allocation amounts, based on the reduced appropriation for fiscal year 2021 for the Work-Study Student Mentorship Program (WSMP) at public and private/independent institutions. The Texas College Work-Study appropriation supports the Work-Study Student Mentorship and the Texas WORKS Internship Programs. This allocation is specifically for WSMP.

By Student Financial Aid Programs
User Access Portal FY 2019 Annual Review Memo

Each year institutions must conduct a User Access Review of the secure web portals that transmit FERPA-regulated information between institutions and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

By Student Financial Aid Programs