You can QUALIFY for Rising Star if you:
Graduate from a Dallas County Public High School
Eligible high schools
Meet Guidelines for financial need as established by the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD)
Family Income Eligibility Guidelines for Rising Star Financial Assistance
Number of People in Household
Annual Family Income Cannot Exceed
Meet one of the following:
Graduate in the top 40% of your class or
Graduate with a "B" average or
Pass the required assesment set for the colleges of Dallas County Community College District to enter any of the colleges.
Note: This program is accessible to US Citizens, Permanent Resident and Undocumented Students. Second Language students might be required to take a language assessment test prior to being referred to take the THEA/Accuplacer Test.