Education

Below is a list of available resources for people needing help with their education. 

Where to Start...

McAllen Careers Institute

Job Corps

Rio Grande Valley College

South Texas College

South Texas School of Bartending (TWC Information)

South Texas Vocational Technical Institute

Southern Careers Institute

University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Valley Grande Institute

Financial Aid

Federal Student Aid

State of Texas Financial Aid (Comptroller) - A list of state-sponsored programs available to students attending community colleges, technical colleges, and universities in Texas.

For Service Members & Veterans

College Credit for Heroes - College Credit For Heroes is a partnership between the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to ensure active duty, former and retired military personnel receive the credit they earned for their service to our country.

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant - The grant is available to students whose parents or guardians died as a result of U.S. military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after Sept. 11, 2001, and are not eligible for the Pell Grant.

UTRGV Veterans Upward Bound - The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley has been funded with a federal grant from Department of Education to help prepare eligible Cameron County veterans to access and pursue a program of higher education for free.

Other Resources

Adult Education and Literacy Program - The Texas Workforce Commission offers opportunities for adults who need help learning the English language and are seeking to further their education.

Texas Career Check - Explore career and college information that will help you plan your future.

Training and Education Information from Texas Workforce Commission - A list of more resources for people seeking to further their education.

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