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2016 Star Awards Guidelines

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Categories for the 2016 Star Award

Thus, for 2016, Star Award nominees and applicants will be considered in the following three categories:

1.  Programs, projects, and activities at Texas institutions of higher education that demonstrate successful outcomes in areas of overarching educational attainment, completion, marketable skills, or student debt that are attributable to the program, project, or activity. (Self-nominations welcome.)

2.  Groups and organizations in Texas (such as those that help promote student completion of a certificate or degree, or help reduce student loan debt).
(Self-nominations welcome.)

3.  Partnerships (among higher education institutions, public/private schools/districts, businesses, or the community) that demonstrate successful outcomes in areas of overarching educational attainment, completion, marketable skills, or student debt that are attributable to the partnership. (Self-nominations welcome.)

Note: Public/private schools/districts will be considered for the 2016 Star Award if the school/district is part of a partnership. 

For more detailed information regarding eligibility and criteria for the 2016 Star Award and the review process and timeline, please see the document entitled 2016 Texas Higher Education Star Awards Application Process and Guidelines.

For 2016 Star Award submission information, click here.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Mary E. Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Academic Planning and Policy, at mary.smith@thecb.state.tx.us or (512) 427-6213, or Mary Mitchell, Administrative Assistant, at mary.mitchell@thecb.state.tx.us or (512) 427-6566. 

 


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