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Class of 2021 students offered free tuition at San Jacinto College thanks to private donation

Houston, TX (KTRK) – If you have a child who graduates from high school this year, they can earn a degree for free at San Jacinto College.

The school says the new “21Forward” scholarship is a gift for the class of 2021. Students’ tuition fees are paid in full through a generous private donation.

It is a three-year scholarship, so students can attend full or part-time with a minimum of six credit hours.

You can obtain an associate’s degree or workforce certification with the scholarship, but there are some eligibility requirements.

Eligible students must have graduated from high school during the 2020-2021 academic year. The school says students should begin Saint-Jacques lessons in the fall 2021 semester.

Students must also live in the Saint-Jacques tax district when they graduate from high school, including the following school districts and schools:

Channelview ISD

  • Endeavor alternative school

Deer Park ISD

Galina Park ISD

  • Early College High School

Laporte ISD

Pasadena ISD

  • Vocational and technical secondary school
  • Pasadena Memorial High School
  • South Houston High School

Sheldon ISD

Home school and private school graduates and GED graduates are also eligible for the scholarship.

Students can find more details about the scholarship opportunity and how to apply at sanjac.edu/21forward.

Related: Teens, Want a $5K Scholarship? Harris County says: Get vaccinated

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