Award Year 2019 – 2020

  • FAFSA Review Form
  • Texas Firefighter Tuition Exemption Request 2020– Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020.
  • TEXAS Grant Statement of Eligibility –  Incoming and continuing students must complete this form for consideration. UT Health San Antonio does not receive an initial allocation for this program and can only consider students who have previously received a grant. Click here for more details.
  • FAFSA – apply online here. Review the steps after you submit your FAFSA here.
  • 2019-20 FAFSA Worksheet – This worksheet provides a preview of the questions students may be asked when completing the FAFSA. This is not the application.
  • IRS Data Retrieval Tool 2019-20 instructions  – If you are not able to use the Data Retrieval Tool please contact the VSFA office, to review your circumstances and determine your options.
  • Dependent Worksheet 2019-20 – This form is used if you are a dependent student selected for verification. Please do not submit this form unless requested. It can prolong your application process.
  • Independent Worksheet 2019-20 – This form is used if you are an independent student selected for verification. Please do not submit this form unless requested. It can Supplemental Verification 2019-20prolong your application process.
  • Supplemental Verification 2019-20
  • Amended Tax Return Review (1040X Review)
  • Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose 2019-20
  • Ability to Benefit – Acceptable documentation that can be submitted includes:
    • High School Diploma
    • Final Official High School Transcript that shows the date when the diploma was awarded
    • “Secondary school leaving certificate” (or other similar document) for students who completed secondary education in a foreign country and are unable to obtain a copy of their high school diploma or transcript.
    • General Education Certificate (GED) or GED Transcript
    • A State certificate or transcript received by a student after the student has passed a State-authorized examination that the State recognizes as the equivalent of a high school diploma. This includes tests similar to the GED, such as the High School Equivalency Test or the Test Assessing Secondary Completion.
    • An academic transcript that indicates the student successfully completed at least a two-year program that is acceptable for full credit toward a bachelor’s degree
    • If home-schooled in Texas, a transcript or equivalent signed by the student’s parent or guardian that lists the secondary school courses the student completed and documents the successful completion of a secondary school education in a home-school setting.
    • DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty may serve as an alternative documentation if it indicates that the individual is a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Texas Application for State Financial Aid
    This form is used if you are a resident of the State of Texas and you do not meet the citizenship requirements for Federal student Aid. Please submit this form along with the TASFA verification worksheet, 2017 tax transcript, 2017 W2 form(s), and student’s proof of Selective Service Registration (for males only).  If you are a dependent student we will need all of your parents’ income information too. Please contact our office if you are not sure of your dependency status.  Students that are unable to obtain a transcript should reach out to our office to discuss their options.

    • ****International Students may submit the TASFA to access the scholarship application****
  • TASFA Verification Worksheet 2019-20
  • Unusual Enrollment History 2019-20 Use this form to explain your unusual enrollment history for the last four award years in response to the Department of Education’s request for this information.