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Carl D. Perkins Student Support Services


Carl D. Perkins Application

In order to maintain the health and well-being of our student and staff population, please disregard the list of items to be submitted on page two of the New Student Grant Application. Please ONLY submit your Public Assistance Award Letter (WIC, Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF, SSI) and if you are applying for daycare assistance, please also submit a Birth Certificate copy for each child in order to be considered for consideration of grant funds.

New Carl D. Perkins applications for the Fall 2021 Semester are now being accepted. 

Completed applications and documents can be scanned and emailed to the following address perkins@swtjc.edu

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 Office

Johnny Guzman
(830) 591-7264
jcguzman@swtjc.edu

Del Rio Campus Information Office

Johnny Guzman
(830) 591-7264
jcguzman@swtjc.edu

Eagle Pass Campus Information Office

Aracely Gonzales
(830) 758-4120
jagloria@swtjc.edu


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
Cosmetology
Criminal Justice
Diesel Technology
Emergency Medical Services
Law Enforcement Academy
Management
Patient Care Technician
Radiologic Technology
Vocational Nursing
Welding Technology
Wildlife Management