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Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Wardens, and Employees of Correctional Institutions

The purpose of the program is to provide a benefit to the children of eligible persons who have been killed in the line of duty prior to September 1, 2000, or who have been disabled in the line of duty. Through this program, you may receive an exemption from the payment of tuition and fees only for the first 120 undergraduate semester credit hours for which you register or until age 26, whichever comes first. No funds may be used to pay tuition for continuing education courses for which UT Dallas receives no state tax support.

In order to be eligible for the exemption, you must:

Additionally, undergraduate students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and must not be subject to the fee for excessive hours, as determined by the Office of the Registrar. Graduate students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

To apply for the exemption, you must:

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board will notify UT Dallas of your eligibility.