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Blinn encourages eligible students to apply for Perkins Grant funds for Fall semester

Online application for textbook and transportation assistance is open through 10 a.m. on July 26

July 19, 2016

Blinn College is encouraging eligible Applied Sciences majors taking Fall semester courses to apply for funds made available through the Carl D. Perkins Basic Grant.

The Perkins Grant is a federally-funded program that provides community colleges with resources to enhance and develop programs that serve faculty, staff and students in career and technical education departments.

Perkins funds can be applied toward textbooks and transportation. The online application at opens Tuesday, July 19, and closes at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 26. Students must complete the Perkins assistance application form during the application dates to be eligible for consideration.

Financial assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis for enrolled students. To be eligible, students must:

For more information, visit Blinn’s Perkins Grant page at or contact Business & Public Service Programs Facilitator Jennifer Freeman at
Registration is currently available for the Fall semester. For enrollment and financial aid information, visit