CEWD offers financial assistance for vocational 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 and career training 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 for courses with tuition over $1000.
The following CEWD programs are available for TPEG assistance
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) / (NCRT)
- Commercial Truck Driving (CDL)
- Dental Assistant
- Licensed Massage Therapist
- Pipe Fitting
- Veterinary Assistant
- Welding (420 hour program)
Steps for applying:
Pick up a CEWD course Authorization form available in H103, in the CEWD main office.
Register in H103, CEWD main office.
Community College PetroChem Initiative
The Community College Petrochemical Initiative (C.C.P.I.) scholarship is funded by Exxon/Mobil and designed for students pursuing a degree or certificate in a petrochemical field. [Computer Aided Drafting and Design, Pipefitting, Process Technology (Operator), Welding]. Deadline for submission is May 31, 2018 with award notifications by August 15, 2018. Please see application for more details.
The CDL-Truck Driving and Dental Assistant programs are approved for Chapter 33, Chapter 30, Chapter 1606, Chapter 1607, Chapter 35 and Chapter 31 VA funds. For more information on VA Funding contact our veteran adviser Toby Herzog at 281.756.3530 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
CEWD Workforce Training programs do not qualify for Federal Pell Grants and 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 stop by the ACC Campus, Building H, Room 103.