Accelerate Texas for the School of Continuing Education

 
 
 
 
 

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Accelerate Texas for the School of Continuing Education
Starting in the Fall of 2016, students entering certain noncredit training programs may be eligible to receive financial aid assistance through Accelerate Texas (ATX) for the School of Continuing Education. ATX may pay up to 100% of all training costs including, tuition, fees, books, and tools.
There are no income requirements for ATX financial aid.
Students who accept Accelerate Texas financial support are required to attend 60-80 hours of Reading, Writing, and Math support classes while they are enrolled in a technical training program. These support classes are contextualized to the training coursework and are designed to improve learner success, completion, and employability.
These training programs and others are being targeted for ATX financial aid assistance.:

NOTE: Training options may be limited or changed without notice.

To help determine if students qualify for ATX financial aid, they must:

  • Be accepted entry into their chosen career training courses.
  • Meet scoring requirements on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or other assessment.
  • Attend ATX support classes prior to and during their technical training period.
  • Pay a modest $20 ATX registration fee, some waivers apply.

A high school diploma, GED® or other secondary school credential is not necessary for acceptance into the ATX program in many cases.
To find out more about Accelerate Texas for the School of Continuing Education call 713.718.7565 or email hcc.adulteducation@hccs.edu.
Ask about ATX programs designed for English as-a-Second Language (ESL) learners.