GTF partners with eight universities across the state to provide a scholarship program for graduates of Texas Early College High [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant in the amount of $250,000 to The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a three-month planning grant in the amount of $49,136 to the Texas A&M Foundation to support [...]
GTF partners with eight universities across the state to provide a scholarship program for graduates of Texas Early College High Schools BRYAN, TEXAS: Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) announces eight new grants totaling $6,993,322 over eight years to expand its successful GTF Scholars program, a scholarship and retention program for graduates [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant in the amount of $250,000 to The University of Texas at Austin Charles A. Dana Center in support of their project: Increasing Student Success in Entry-Level College Mathematics. The low success rate of students beginning their postsecondary studies in developmental and gateway mathematics courses [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a three-month planning grant in the amount of $49,136 to the Texas A&M Foundation to support the Rural Student College Access Project. Texas has the largest population of rural K-12 students in the country. Of Texas’s 900,000 rural public school students, approximately 40 percent grow up [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant in the amount of $207,120 to The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) in support of its project: Rural Digital Early College High School Initiative (RDESCHSI). The rural West Texas region currently has the lowest high school graduation rate in the state [...]
Texas’s rural students come from diverse backgrounds and face unique barriers to postsecondary success. For example, rural students often face challenges in broadband access, geographic location (e.g. transportation issues), and teacher retention. With more than 900,000 rural students in Texas, improving the postsecondary outcomes for this population is central to [...]
Greater Texas Foundation awarded funding to Altarum Institute to support research on how inequities in education impact Texas’s economy and to highlight programs for expanding opportunity and equity in the state. Altarum’s research focused on race, income and economic growth. The report noted that people of color in Texas, on average, [...]
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