Non-Traditional students must “earn their way” into the HOPE Scholarship program by attempting 12 semester hours without the HOPE Scholarship and achieve a 2.75 GPA.  In addition, the student must:

High school criteria for HOPE and HOPE Access are non-factors to determine initial eligibility for non-traditional students.

Non-Traditional students are ineligible for the Merit and Aspire supplements.

Renewal Criteria

Same as HOPE Scholarship after 24 attempted hours AND maximum $36,000 adjusted gross income

For additional information, please visit the TSAC website.