Course instruction will continue through remote/Internet interaction for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. Graduation ceremonies have been postponed until further notice. Powers & Kirchner Child Development Center (SWTJC Daycare) and the Matthews Student Center Cafeteria on the Uvalde Campus will also be closed until further notice.

Carl D. Perkins Student Support Services

Carl D. Perkins Application

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

Applications for the Spring Semester will be accepted beginning December 9, 2019.

Completed application and documents can be dropped off at the nearest campus; Uvalde, Crystal City, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, or scanned and emailed to the following address

All scanned documents should redact any social security number prior to submittal.

Funds are on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Carl D. Perkins Qualifications

Qualified career and technical education students are eligible to receive funds for student support services under public Law 101-392. To help determine your eligibility, please complete this form. Allocations will be determined by the number of participants and the availability of funds.

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

  • Individual with Disabilities
  • Individual from economically disadvantaged family, including low-income youth and adults
  • Individual preparing for non-traditional field
  • Out-of-workforce individual
  • English Learner
  • Homeless individual
  • Youth who is in, or has aged out of the foster care system
  • Youth with a parent who is a member of the armed forces and is on active duty

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

Campus Information Offices

Uvalde Campus Information Offices
Angie Garza Johnny Guzman
(830) 591-2926 (830) 591-7264

Del Rio Campus Information Office

Angie Garza
(830) 591-2926

Eagle Pass Campus Information Offices
Ana L. Oca Aracely Gonzalez
(830) 758-4144 (830) 758-4120

Technical Programs

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

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