Stay the Course

Stay the Course® is a free program that offers one-on-one guidance and financial assistance to eligible students working to finish their degree.

Stay the Course® is offered in partnership with Catholic Charities Fort Worth.

How will Stay the Course® help me?

Stay the Course® helps you overcome obstacles outside of the classroom so you can focus on completing your degree.

We offer:

  • Personal Navigators: Your assigned Navigator will help guide you through college and any situations outside of college that might impact your ability to stay enrolled. Work with your Navigator to set goals and get support to complete your education.
  • Financial assistance: You can receive up to $1,500 of non-academic financial assistance to help cover unexpected costs that could stop you from finishing school.

Am I eligible for Stay the Course®?

To be eligible, you must:

How do I apply for Stay the Course®?

To apply for Stay the Course®,

  1. Create an account on the Stay the Course® website.
  2. Receive information about how to apply.

After you submit your application, someone from Stay the Course® will contact you to schedule a next-steps meeting.

What if I have more questions?


Updated August 03, 2023