10K Scholar's Program

   

Southwest Texas Junior College/Sul Ross - Rio Grande College

 

OVERVIEW
 
This program offers a bachelor’s degree for $10,000, excluding textbooks and some fees. Students will earn an associate and bachelor degree. Available majors for the bachelor degree are Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Students will pay $10,000 split between SWTJC and SR-RGC. The program employs a plan to cap the student cost at $10,000. The rebate is applied at key times to serve as an incentive for completion.
 
DETAILS
 
  • 30 Dual credit hours which apply to the Core Curriculum
  • 30 hours at SWTJC to complete core curriculum and A.S. degree
  • 60 hours at SR-RGC to complete the major, minor, electives, and required upper level hours
  • Enrollment may be limited to available rebates
  • Available majors:

                      1. Biology                      
                      2. Biology Secondary Educati
on
                      
                      3. Chemistry
                    
                      4. Mathematics
                      
                      5. Mathematics Secondary Education

REBATE AWARDING
  • Upon successful completion of first semester courses at SR-RGC in one of the designated majors, SWTJC will apply a rebate to the student’s account for any excess over $1930, excluding any specialized fees such as online, lab, other specific use fees, and textbooks.
  • Upon graduation from SR-RGC with BS degree in one of the designated majors, students will receive a rebate for any excess over $8070 excluding textbooks or other unrelated fees.
Conditions for Acceptance into the Program
 
  1. Eligible for full admission
  2. 30 hours of dual credit coursework
  3. 2.5 high school GPA
  4. Apply to both SWTJC and SR-RGC
  5. Completed FAFSA
Conditions for Receipt of the Rebate
 
  1. Full time enrollment in all fall and spring semesters – 15 hours each term
  2. Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  3. Accept financial aid to which student is eligible (excludes loans)
  4. Rebate eligibility ends if student drops any courses or withdraws
  5. Total completion time will be 6 semesters (fall and spring) summer excluded unless courses needed  for the major are only offered during summer terms

                 a. Completion of SWTJC A.S. degree in 1 year

                 b. Completion of SR-RGC B.S. degree in 2 subsequent years

    6.  Student pays all other costs (Student may use financial aid, loans, or personal funds).

Rebate Awarding Details
 
  1. Student will receive approval into the program and be informed of eligibility for the rebate.
  2. Student will be charged full tuition and fees for each term of enrollment.
  3. Student will not be dropped from courses for non-payment since they will be reimbursed for amount at a later time.
  4. Rebates will be credited to the student’s account according to the schedule detailed above.
  5. Student must accept financial aid offered (other than loans). The rebate will be applied to any    difference between the financial aid award and the portion of the student cost.
  6. Student must have been enrolled full time, maintained required GPA, and completed approved courses on their designated degree plan.
 
 
$10K Scholar’s Budget
Student Costs:
 
 
SWTJC
 
Without Rebate
 
Rebate Amount
 
With Rebate Applied
 
Tuition, Registration Fee, General Use Fee, Technology Fee, Campus Access Fee
 
 
 
$2,630
(2 Semesters @ 15 Hours Each)
 
$700  
($350 per term)
 
$1,930
 
SR-RGC
 
Without Rebate
 
Rebate Amount
 
With Rebate Applied
Total Tuition, General Use Fee, Student Service Fee, International Education Fee, Computer Access Fee, Technology Fee, Library Fee, Publications & Records Fee
 
$9,492
(4 Semesters @ 15 Hours Each)
 
$1,422 
($355.50 per term)
 
$8,070
Total Student Cost
 
Without Rebate
 
Rebate Amount
 
With Rebate Applied
Total Tuition, General Use Fee, Student Service Fee, International Education Fee, Computer Access Fee, Technology Fee, Library Fee, Publications & Records Fee
 
 
$12,122
 
 
$2,122
 
 
$10,000
 
For more information, contact: Margot Mata, Outreach Director, at(830) 591-7223 or mhmata@swtjc.edu