Students who meet the following criteria:
Must have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet, CX State Meet, or Congressional Debate State Meet any year of their high school career (CX debaters must have advanced to the second day of competition) OR must be a state finalist in the Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition, the Latino History Essay Competition, or the UIL Young Filmmakers Festival
Must plan to attend an accredited college or university in the state of Texas
Must enroll full-time in college and maintain a 2.5 college GPA (some scholarships require higher GPAs)
Must have taken either the SAT or the ACT
Must be graduating from high school during the current academic year
PLEASE NOTE: participation only in ATHLETIC or MUSIC contests does not qualify a student to apply for a TILF scholarship. A student MUST advance to state in an ACADEMIC contest to apply.