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2022-2023 TE-GO Scholarship Information

FROM: Bob Shorb, Tuition Exchange Executive Director/CEO

Re: Nominations for the Howard D. Saperston Tuition Exchange Grant Opportunity (TE-GO)

Please consider watching the  brief webinar by clicking on the link below

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/2782933619451309327

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Click here for a sample family memo

TE-GO is a $2,500 annual award for a total of $10,000 over 4-years or graduation, whichever comes first. TE-GO is funded by the Tuition Exchange, Inc for scholars from low and middle-income families. A maximum of five new TE-GO awards is available for the 2022-23 academic year. The TE-GO award is an add-on to the TE scholarship and may be used for tuition and non-tuition items associated with the cost of attendance. The importing school is obligated to provide tuition or set-rate, whichever is less, and the TE-GO award is, in addition, to tuition or set-rate. If the importing institution has a policy that would not agree to the TE-GO terms, the award will be withdrawn.

Candidate consideration for the 2022-23 academic year is limited to new, first-year, first-time TE scholars (initial certifications of export candidates). The candidate must have an expected family contribution (EFC) of $15,000 or less. TE-GO candidates may be nominated by importing or exporting TE Liaison Officer. To help Liaison Officers identify potentially eligible export TE-Go candidates, encourage families to go online at www.fafa.ed.gov to complete the 2022-23 FAFSA and determine the EFC. Nominations are limited to two per school annually. A total of ten new TE-GO awards will be awarded for the 2022-23 academic year.

Processing Timeline:

December 2021/January 2022: TELO's identify certified exports eligible for TE-GO nomination

January 2022/May 2022: TE-GO candidates will be considering TE award offers, with the majority narrowing their choices to one or two importing schools by May 2, 2022

Friday, February 18, 2022: Nomination deadline. It is the responsibility of the TELO to email the nominee's name, best email address, EFC, and last four digits of social security or four other identifier number to rshorb@tuitionexchange.org. Remember, TELO's may nominate two eligible students per eligible institution

Monday, February 28, 2022: TE-GO nominees shall receive a Candidate's Credentials and Statement template via email sent directly from TE Central

Friday, March 18, 2022: Deadline for Candidate's Credentials and Statement to be returned electronically to TE Central

April 2022: TE Central confirms credentials, and the TE-GO Selection Panel reviews complete and eligible applications

April 22, 2022: TE-GO recipients by announced by TE Central

July 2022: Schools will receive a $2,500 check for the TE-GO recipient, payable to the school and mailed directly to the Financial Aid Office's attention. The school's responsibility is to confirm the recipient's initial enrollment and continuing eligibility each semester. The contact for funding is Kristine Lev, and her email is klev@tuitionexchange.org