Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA)

The 77th Texas Legislature passed House Bill 1403 in 2001 (later amended by Senate Bill 1528 in 2005), granting certain non-immigrant students, including undocumented students, access to state financial aid. The Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) is a financial aid application for students who are classified as Texas Residents but who cannot apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) but may qualify for state financial aid through HB 1403 or SB 1528.

Students who submit a TASFA and supporting documentation by the state priority submission date of January 15 will receive priority consideration for state and institutional resources at Wayland.

Types of Financial Aid Available

  • Undergraduate Students: WBU Scholarships, Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG), College Access Loan (CAL), Private Education Loan (with credit-worthy, U.S. resident co-signer)
  • Graduate/Professional Students: Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG), College Access Loan (CAL), Private Education Loan (with credit-worthy, U.S. resident co-signer)

Financial Aid Eligibility Requirements

  • Eligible to complete the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) by qualifying for state financial aid through HB 1403 or SB 1528
  • Meet qualifications for Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG)
  • Approval for College Access Loan (CAL) or Private Education Loan (with credit-worthy, U.S. resident co-signer)

Financial Aid Application Requirements

Gather all information and submit to finaidhelp@wbu.edu or by mail to Office of Financial Aid, 1900 W. 7th Street, CMB 1266, Plainview, TX 79072.

Award Range

  • WBU Scholarships - awards vary.
  • Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG)The maximum award for the 2021-22 academic year is $3,497. Undergraduate students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of less than or equal to 1,000 may receive up to $5,246.
  • College Access Loan (CAL)Students may borrow up to their estimated cost of attendance less any other assistance received.
  • Private Education LoanStudents may borrow up to their estimated cost of attendance less any other assistance received.