New Texas Education Agency (TEA)FAFSA Graduation Requirement Starting for the 2021-2022 School Year

FAFSA gear upNew Texas Education Agency (TEA) FAFSA Graduation Requirement beginning the 2021-2022 School Year

House Bill 3 (HB 3) Implementation: FAFSA Application

Students enrolled in 12th grade during the 2023-2024 school year, are required to satisfy one of the following in order to satisfy the financial aid graduation requirement:

  • Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Complete and submit a Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA)
  • Submit a signed opt-out form (please visit your high school counselor for more details)

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will make a variety of resources available to support school districts and open-enrollment charter schools in implementing the new requirement.

New! FAFSA Graduation Requirement