This Issue Brief shares lessons learned and best practices from our grantees and partners.
Kyra Sanders attended Texas A&M University where the GTF Scholars program helped her find a welcoming community.
Kayla DeAnda knew she wanted to work in a medical career so she chose an ECHS with a STEM focus. The GTF Scholars program helped her earn a biochemistry degree from the University of North Texas.
GTF Scholar Ruben Valdez leaned on his mentor to make it through his freshman year studying computer science at Texas A&M University. Then he became a mentor himself.
In line with our strategy, Greater Texas Foundation has invested more than $5 million to boost postsecondary success in rural areas of Texas.
In 2015, Educate Texas partnered with like-minded foundations and corporations to fund the Texas STEM Degree Accelerator program to combat the state’s projected shortfall of 1 million STEM workers by 2018.
The Texas Success Center provides statewide coherence to student success initiatives and advocates for related policies.
A near-peer mentoring program in West Texas helps high school students and adult learners map a path to college or a credential that will help them build a sustainable future for themselves.
Students on a tight budget can have their college progress derailed by unexpected expenses (such as a medical bill or a car repair) or loss of income.
Meet GTF Scholar Megan Skorzewski from Taylor, Texas, who aspires to be a tech leader and work at the intersection of business and cybersecurity.