Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) for Continuing Education Students

Important Information


Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) is a grant designed to help Texas resident students cover his/her tuition and fees, when these expenses exceed the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) reported on their Student Aid Report (SAR). TPEG is awarded to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis while funds are available and does not cover the cost of books, material, tools or any other supplies.

TPEG eligible CE Certificate Programs

  • A+ Certification Training
  • Advance Pipe Welding
  • Advanced Cyber Security
  • Air Conditioning Technician (English/ Spanish)
  • AutoCAD Draftsman
  • Basic Computing
  • Basic Wastewater Operations
  • Basic Water Works Operations
  • CCNA-Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Child Development Associate
  • Cisco CCNA Micro Cred
  • Cloud+
  • Commercial Truck Driving
  • Comprehensive Medical Coding Systems
  • Computer Numerical Control Operator (CNC Operator)
  • Computer Numerical Control Programmer (CNC Programmer)
  • Construction Framer
  • Construction Framer
  • Construction Project Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Analytics
  • Drywall Installation and Repair
  • EKG Technician
  • Electrical Technician (English/Spanish)
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Pipefitter
  • Insurance Specialist
  • Introduction to Pipe Welding
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Medical Business Office Professional
  • NCCER Scaffolding
  • Network+ Certification Training
  • Paralegal
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Pipefitter Helper
  • Plumbing Technician
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Project Management Basics
  • Public Safety Tele-Communicator (911 dispatcher) 
  • Real Estate Specialist
  • Residential Construction
  • Retail Professional
  • Roustabout Drilling Technician (RigOne)
  • Sheet Metal Helper
  • Solar Installer
  • Stationary Engineer
  • Telemetry Technician
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • Welding Technician (English/Spanish)
  • Welding, TIG (GTAW)


How to Apply

  • Step 1: Complete HCC Continuing Education Admission application at hccs.edu

  • Step 2: Apply for a Federal Student Aid FSA ID at fsaid.ed.gov

    Independent-apply for a FSA ID. Dependent-both you and one parent/ guardian must apply for a FSA ID.

  • Step 3: Complete the FAFSA application at fsaid.ed.gov

    In order for Financial Aid to view your application, please enter the HCC School Code: 010422

  • Step 4: Apply to the CE Program of interest by scheduling a meeting with the program representative.

    Do not enroll/register for CE classes until you have been notified of TPEG approval.

  • Step 5: TPEG eligibility status requirements will be determined in approximately 10-15 business days after all required application documentation is received.

    TPEG award notification will be sent via email.

  • Step 6: Once award notification is received, coordinate start date with CE Staff or Program Manager in order to register for classes.


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