Perkins Grant Funding

Perkins Grant Funding

You may qualify for Perkins funding!

Perkins grants expand opportunities for students to explore, choose, and follow Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and career pathways to earn valuable credentials. A portion of these funds are set aside to assist Del Mar College students in CTE programs with needs such as childcare and transportation assistance while attending clinicals and internships.

Do I qualify?

These programs were created to target students with unique or special circumstances. You may be eligible for Perkins funds if you fall into one or more of the following categories:

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Signed into law on July 31, 2018, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) is a bipartisan measure that reauthorized the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 and continued Congress’ commitment in providing nearly $1.3 billion annually for career and technical education programs.

Page last updated November 28, 2023.

For more information, contact:

Jennifer Sramek
Dean of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Health Sciences
(361) 698-1700