Alvin Community College, Continuing Education Workforce Development offers financial assistance for many training programs and courses to students who meet specific criteria.
Texas Public Education Grants (TPEG)
State legislation has made grant funds available to students with financial need for workforce development and career training continuing education classes. Limited funds are available for persons who qualify through the ACC Financial Aid Office, to assist with payment of tuition for vocational courses. These limited funds are distributed on a first come, first served basis for qualified applicants. Books are not included. This grant does not require repayment and is applicable only for vocational courses. Authorization form available in H103, in the CEWD main office.
This scholarship is for graduates of the GED program. Scholarship will cover ½ of tuition (Awards based on availability of funds).
CDL-Truck Driving, Dental Assisting and Welding programs are approved for Chapter 33, Chapter 30, Chapter 1606, Chapter 1607, Chapter 35 and Chapter 31 VA funds. Coming soon - CNC / Machining. For more information on VA Funding contact our veteran adviser Toby Herzog at 281.756.3530 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Currently our CNC/ Machinist and Welding programs are eligible for the WIA scholarship for workforce training through Workforce Solutions. The scholarship is for individuals that qualify based on unemployment, underemployment or financial need. Other restrictions apply. For more information visit the Workforce Solutions website at http://wrksolutions.com/
Alternative Student Loans
Alternative student loans, also known as private student loans, are specialized college student loans designed to provide supplemental funding to cover costs associated with college. They are typically provided by banks or other institutions and are not federally funded. More information can be found by searching "alternative student loans" online.
Career & Workforce Training programs do not qualify for Federal Pell Grants.
Career & Workforce Training programs and classes are not 1098-T form eligible.
For additional information on the steps for financial aid, please contact the Continuing Education Workforce Development Office at 281.756.3787 or visit us at the ACC Campus, Building H, Room 103.
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