The SWTJC Uvalde campus will close at 3:00 pm on Friday, April 20th to prepare for the Criminal Justice Competition running events. Gates and entrances on campus will be closed for the safety of our visiting students and all personnel involved in the event.

Carl D. Perkins Qualifications

You may qualify for assistance from this grant if you are enrolled in a technical program and can show economic need. 

Other qualifications include:

  • Enrollment for 12 semester hours of classes in the Fall and Spring semesters and 6 semester hours during the Summer sessions.
  • Actively enrolled in a Technical Program
  • Maintenance of an overall grade point average of 2.0
  • Registration in classes for your respective major
  • Enrollment in a Technical Program considered non-traditional for your gender
  • Limited English proficiency
  • Single parent with custody

Showing economic need consists of being economically disadvantaged by receiving funds from any of the following State of Federally funded assistance program:

  • Pell Grant
  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Funds from Middle Rio Grande Workforce Development Council
  • Other

Carl D. Perkins Assistance

The Carl D. Perkins Grant offers assistance in the following areas:

  • Career Counseling
  • Childcare Expenses
  • Textbook Lending Library
  • Transportation and Fuel Assistance
  • Tutoring Services
  • Academic and Technical Preparation Assistance

Carl D. Perkins Application

To apply for assistance, you need to complete an application and provide copies of listed documents on the application. Applications and further information can be found at the Administration buildings of the following campuses or by downloading below:

Uvalde Campus Uvalde Campus Eagle Pass Campus Del Rio Campus
Clarissa Diaz
Johnny Guzman Gilbert Bermea, Jr. Clarissa Diaz
(830) 591-2926 (830) 591-7264 (830) 758-4102 (830) 591-2926


Spring 2018 Applications due December 11, 2017 at 8:00 am

All documents must be submitted with the application, funds are on a first-come, first-served basis.


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Technical Programs

Programs of Study add

Southwest Texas Junior College offers one-year certificates and two-year degrees in the following programs:

Administrative Information Technology
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Automotive Body Technology
Automotive Technology
Aviation Maintenance
Child Development
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Diesel Technology
Emergency Medical Services
Law Enforcement Academy
Radiologic Technology
Registered Nursing
Vocational Nursing
Welding Technology
Wildlife Management