TPEG

Texas Public Education Grants (TPEG)

 

TPEG puts the adult learner on a fast track to an entry-level career in a variety of occupations:  Healthcare, Business, Applied Technologies and Trades, and Computers/IT. 

 

Health Occupations:

•         Certified Nurse Aide

•         Medical Office Professional

 

Business:

•         Accounting Specialist

 

Applied Technologies:

•         Commercial Truck Driving

 

Computers and IT:

•         Digital Literacy (Microsoft Office 2013 , Email and Internet)

 

Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis for the fall and spring semesters. For most programs, the grant covers the entire cost of tuition. Students may be responsible for purchasing books and/or supplies.

 

Basic eligibility includes: 

 

1.      A demonstrated financial need.

2.      Must meet state residency requirements (12 months).

3.      Social Security number.

4.      Not be  in default status of a student loan, or have prior balance due to the college

 

In addition, individual training programs may require specific prerequisites such as: High School diploma/GED, negative TB screening, and/or a background check.

 

Required Application and Documentation

To apply, candidates must complete the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) and provide a 2012 Tax Return Transcript issued by the IRS, and copies of W-2s.

·         TASFA Application (click here)

•         TASFA Instructions (click here)

•         How to Order an IRS Tax Return Transcript (click here)

 

For information, please refer to the TPEG flyer or call the TPEG Hotline at 281-478-3636.