Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant

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Lone Star College was awarded two grants to support workforce training at Lone Star College The first grant awarded $750,000 and the second at $200,000. These funds are to assist students who stopped attending classes at Lone Star College or Texas Community College due to COVID19 related issues and who would like to return and finish a workforce certificate or Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.

Students who qualify may receive $500-$2,500 per semester per participant to cover tuition. (View the eligibility requirements below)


Eligibility requirements

  1. Must have completed 12 hours at Lone Star College or other Texas community college in an approved program.
  2. Full-time or part-time students.
  3. Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form online at LoneStar.edu/Financial-Aid.
  4. Funding is limited to tuition and fees that are not covered by other Federal or State financial aid.
  5. Complete the online form to obtain additional information regarding eligibility LoneStar.edu/Reskilling
  6. Not enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution during Fall 2020

Additional eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Texas and eligible for in-state tuition as determined by the institution
  • File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at LoneStar.edu/Financial-Aid
  • Identify how you were affected by COVID-19 using the online form at LoneStar.edu/Reskilling
  • Be within twelve months of completing a Lone Star College credentialed program/degree/certificate at Lone Star College. (See program list below)

Approved Programs Available:

Accounting

  • Certificate, Level I
  • Accounting AAS Degree

Administrative Services

  • Administrative Support Certificate Level II: Administrative Specialty
  • Administrative Services AAS Degree: Administrative
  • Administrative Support Certificate Level II: Medical Specialty
  • Administrative Services AAS Degree: Medical
  • Administrative Support Services Certificate Level II: Office Applications Specialty
  • Administrative Services AAS Degree: Office Applications
  • Business Operations Assistant Certificate Level I

Automotive Technology

  • Automotive Service Technician Certificate Level I
  • Automotive Service Technician Certificate Level II
  • Automotive Service Technician AAS Degree

Business Administration

  • Business Administration Certificate Level II: Business Management Concentration
  • Business Administration AAS Degree: Business
  • Business Administration Certificate Level II: Human Resources Concentration
  • Business Administration AAS Degree: Human Resources Concentration
  • Certificate Level II: Marketing Concentration
  • Business Administration AAS Degree: Marketing Concentration Management Concentration

Computer Programming

  • Computer Programming Certificate Level I Certificate
  • Computer Programming Specialist, Level II Certificate
  • Computer Programming Specialist

Cosmetology

  • Cosmetology AAS Degree
  • Facial Specialist Certificate Level I
  • Cosmetology Facial AAS Degree
  • Cosmetology Operator Certificate Level I
  • Cosmetology Instructor AAS Degree

Cybersecurity

  • Cybersecurity, AAS Degree

Data Analytics

  • Data Analytics Certificate, Level II
  • Data Analytics, AAS Degree

Electrical Technology

  • Electrical Technology Certificate, Level I
  • Electrical Technology Certificate, Level II
  • Electrical Technology, AAS Degree

Fire Science Technology

  • Basic Structural Firefighter Certificate Level I
  • Fire Science Technology AAS Degree

Game Design & Simulation

  • Game Design & Simulation Designer (Artist) Certificate Level II
  • Game Design & Simulation Designer (Artist) Specialization AAS Degree
  • Game Design & Simulation Developer (Programmer) Certificate Level II
  • Game Design & Simulation Developer (Programmer) Specialization AAS Degree

 

 

 

Geographic Information Systems

  • Geographic Information Systems Technician Certificate, Level I
  • Geographic Information Systems Analyst Certificate, Level II
  • Geographic Information Systems, AAS Degree

Health Information Technology

  • Health Information Technology, AAS Degree
  • Coding Certificate Level II

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

  • HVAC Occupational Entry Certificate 
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Commercial Servicing Certificate Level I
  • HVAC & Refrigeration, AAS Degree

Human Services

  • Human Services Certificate Level I
  • Human Services AAS Degree: Substance Abuse Counseling Concentration
  • Basic Chemical Dependency Counselor Certificate Level I
  • Human Services AAS Degree: General Human Services Concentration

Industrial Diesel Technology

  • Industrial Diesel Technology Certificate, Level II
  • Industrial Diesel Technology, AAS Degree

Instrumentation Technology

  • Instrumentation Technology Certificate Level II
  • Instrumentation Technology, AAS Degree

Logistics Management

  • Logistics Management, AAS Degree

Mechatronics

  • Mechatronics Technician Certificate, Level II
  • Mechatronics Technician, AAS Degree

Mobile/Web

  • Mobile/Web Application Development Certificate

Network and Computer

  • Cisco Network Administrator, Level II Certificate
  • Computer Networking Specialization - Cisco, AAS Degree
  • Computer Network Specialization - Microsoft, AAS Degree
  • Network and Computer System Administrator Certificate

Process Technology

  • Process Technology, AAS Degree

Petroleum Service Technician

  • Petroleum Service Technician Certificate, Level II
  • Petroleum Service Technician, AAS Degree

Visual Communication

  • 3D Animation Certificate Level II
  • Visual Communication AAS Degree: 3D Animation Track
  • Graphic Design Certificate Level II
  • Visual Communication AAS Degree: Graphic Design Track
  • Multimedia Designer Certificate Level II
  • Visual Communication AAS Degree: Multimedia Track
  • Multimedia Designer Certificate Level II
  • Visual Communication AAS Degree: Video & Post-Production Track
  • Web Design Certificate Level II
  • Visual Communication AAS Degree: Web Design Track
  • Motion Graphics Certificate Level II
  • Digital Photography Enhanced Skills Certificate  

 

 

 


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