You are independent if you answer yes to one of the following questions:
Are you 24?
As of today, are you married?
Are you working on a master’s or doctorate program?
Are you currently serving active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces for purposes other than training?
Answer yes, if you are currently serving in the US Armed Forces or a National Guard or Reserves enlistee who is on active duty for other than state or training purposes.
Answer no, if you are a National Guard or Reserves enlistee who is on active duty for state or training purposes.
Are you a veteran of the US Armed Forces?
Answer yes, if you have 1)engaged in active duty in the US Armed Forces or are a National Guard or Reserves enlistee who was called to active duty for other than state or training purposes, or were a cadet or midshipman at one of the service academies and 2) were released under a condition other than dishonorable.
Answer no, 1) if you have never engaged in active duty in the US Armed Forces, 2) are currently a ROTC student or cadet or midshipman at a service academy, or 3) are a National Guard or Reserve enlistee activated only for state or training purposes, or 4) were engaged in active duty in the US Armed Forces but released under dishonorable conditions.
See the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for additional dependency questions.
Yes, you will need to list accurate information from your documentation. If your income has changed drastically, you can submit a Counselor Review Form to Scholarships & Financial Aid. We may adjust your income to reflect what you are expecting to receive for the year that you are a student.
Using Hazlewood cancels out any TGTP applied benefits. Students may not use Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan benefits in addition to a Hazlewood Exemption.
The purchaser of the TGTP contract must contact the Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan office in Austin to request direct reimbursement for benefits for any semester the student is using the Hazlewood exemption. Customers would be able to receive funds back from the state more timely than from the university. Texas A&M University will not request reimbursement for TGTP customers using the Hazlewood exemption.