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Scholarship Opportunities

Workforce Education provides a number of avenues for scholarships.  Traditional financial aid is not typically available for non-credit workforce and continuing education courses, but please pursue the following:

Workforce Solutions: Your local Workforce Board has scholarship monies available on a case-by-case basis for unemployed, under-employed, and dislocated workers.  Before registering for our classes, contact your local board to see if you qualify:

Hodde Technical Education Center: A scholarship endowment, managed by the Hodde business and industry advisory board, exists specifically for students of the Hodde Technical Education center.  Fill out the scholarship application and submit to or drop off at the center’s front office.

Texas Elks State Association Vocational Grant Program: This grant is open to any prospective student 18 years or older planning to pursue an eligible vocational/technical course in the state of Texas. The deadline is March 31, 2014 and can be applied toward tuition expenses incurred on or after July 1, 2014.

Accelerate Texas grant:  Students who need a G.E.D. or E.S.L. may qualify for this grant. The program offers:

  • Free G.E.D. preparation courses to prepare for the G.E.D. exam OR ESL Coursework
  • Reduced tuition for a number of workforce certificate programs in both Brenham and Bryan
    • Certified Nurse Aide (Brenham & Bryan)
    • Phlebotomy (Brenham & Bryan)
    • Machining (Brenham)
    • Medical Office Technician (Brenham & Bryan)
    • Welding (Brenham)
  • Free support class to assist with math, reading, writing and vocabulary skills needed in approved workforce certificate program courses

Contact the grant Coordinator for more information and to see if you qualify:

Bryan/College Station Area
Sally Ryan
Accelerate Texas Grant
Region 6 Educational Service Center
Brenham Area
Angela Dalrymple
Accelerate Texas Grant- Brenham
Regional 6 Education Service Center