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Rep. Kacal Urges Students to Apply for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship  print page

by: Rep. Kacal, Kyle

BRYAN – State Representative Kyle Kacal is pleased to announce that he is currently accepting applications for nomination for the 2016-2017 Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) for the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 academic year.

In order to be considered for the TASSP, students enrolling in college straight from high school must meet two of the following four academic criteria at the time of application:

1. Be on track to graduate, or has graduated high school with the Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP) or the International Baccalaureate Program (IB);
2. Have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale;
3. Achieve a college readiness score on the SAT (1070) or ACT (23);
4. Be ranked in the top one-third of the prospective high school graduating class.

In addition to the eligibility criteria, a student must enter into an agreement requiring a four-year commitment as a member of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Merchant Marine or a commissioned officer in any branch of the armed services of the United States. Students must also be enrolled in a college or university in the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 academic year in order to be nominated for the TASSP during the current nomination cycle.

Representative Kacal will be nominating one deserving student for the scholarship. Interested students should submit their resume by email to or by mail to State Representative Kyle Kacal, 3000 Briarcrest Dr., Bryan, Texas 77802.

The deadline to submit a resume/application is June 30, 2016.

For more information on specific requirements, please visit and click on the “Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP)” link. Further questions may also be directed to Representative Kacal's district office by calling (979) 774-7276.

Contact Info


Capitol Address:
District Address:

Room E2.810

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0412

3000 Briarcrest Dr., Suite 203,

Bryan, TX 77802