Tarleton State, Granbury ISD Renew Admission, Scholarship Pact


STEPHENVILLE —Granbury Independent School District seniors in the top 50 percent of their graduating class will continue to earn automatic admission to Tarleton State University, thanks to a four-year renewal of the district’s Distinguished High School Partners pact.

As part of the program, Tarleton State also waives ACT or SAT requirements for students in the top half of their class and application fees for students who qualify.

Granbury ISD and Tarleton State leaders inked the renewal in October.

“Continuing our partnership with Granbury ISD ensures that some of the brightest students in Texas have the opportunity for a high-quality university experience,” said Tarleton State President Dr. James Hurley. “This partnership aligns with our commitment to be a first-choice institution for high school seniors in Texas.”

The President’s Guaranteed Scholarship Program assures first-time-in-college students graduating in the top half of their high school class between $500 and $4,000 in scholarships. Students graduating from one of Tarleton State’s Distinguished High School Partners will receive an additional $500 or $1,000. Admitted freshmen must submit a general scholarship application to determine eligibility.

“We are excited to renew our Distinguished High School Partners pact,” said Dr. Jeremy K. Glenn, Granbury ISD Superintendent. “Tarleton State continues to be an innovative leader in higher education, offering incredible learning opportunities and a faculty who are eager to work with our students. We have seen firsthand the positive impact this partnership has made on them, their families and our community.”

For more information about Distinguished High School Partners and the President’s Guaranteed Scholarship Program, visit https://www.tarleton.edu/admissions/dhsp and https://www.tarleton.edu/becomeatexan/guaranteedscholarship. To learn how to become a Tarleton State Texan, visit www.tarleton.edu/becomeatexan/index.html.

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