• CTE Division
    Coastal Bend College 
    3800 Charco Rd. 
    Elam Building

    Jamie Sadler Edwards
    CTE Recruitment & Retention Specialist
    (361) 354-2578

    Jarod Bleibdrey
    Dean of CTE
    (361) 354-2339



    Apply Here!

     Applications are currently closed. Please contact Jamie Sadler Edwards with any questions. 

    Application Process

    To apply for assistance, please complete the online application and provide copies of any supporting documentation. 

    Note: If you are scanning any supporting documentation, please redact social security numbers prior to submission. 

    Carl D. Perkins Qualifications 
    Qualified full-time Career Technical Education (CTE) students are eligible to receive funds for support services under public law 101-392. Allocations will be determined by the number of participants and the availability of funds. 

    You may qualify for assistance from the Carl D. Perkins grant if you are pursuing an AAS in a CTE program and have financial need. You must meet at least one of criteria below to qualify: 

    Individual with disabilities (must be registered with the CBC Office of Disability Services)
    Individual from economically disadvantages family, including low-income youth and adults
    Individual preparing for a non-traditional field
    Out-of-workforce individual (unemployed)
    English Language Learner 
    Homeless individual 
    Individual who has aged out of the foster care system
    Youth with a parent who is a member of the armed forces and on active duty


    Carl D. Perkins Assistance 
    The Carl D. Perkins grant offers assistance in the following areas:   

    Career Advising 
    Childcare Expenses 
    Textbooks from the CBC bookstore only 
    Tutoring Services 
    CTE Course Equipment from approved vendors only

    Career Technical Programs @ CBC  

    Automotive Technology 
    Business Management/Technology (Administrative Asst./Medical Office)
    Civil & Architectural Engineering
    Computer Information Technology 
    Dental Hygiene 
    Early Development & Education 
    Forensic Science
    Law Enforcement 
    Nursing (CNA, LVN & RN)
    Medical Records Coding 
    Oil & Gas Technology 
    Radiologic Technology
    Welding Technology (SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, GTAW)