Who It’s For: Texas peace officers appointed after September 1, 2019 who earned at least 60 semester credit hours, or the equivalent, at an eligible institution of higher education in Texas prior to initial appointment as a peace officer and are currently employed and have completed at least one year of employment as a full-time peace officer in Texas.
What Loans Qualify: Any student loans used to pay for the cost of attendance at an eligible Texas institution for a semester/term that ended in the five years immediately preceding the individual’s initial appointment as a peace officer.
How Much?: The lesser of $4,000 or 20 percent of the total of unpaid eligible loan balance. The maximum amount of loan repayment assistance is $20,000 over a five-year period.