Want to attend college but not sure how you will pay for it?
A variety of different financial assistance programs are available to help students who want to attend Temple College. Check out the programs below and see if you qualify!

Reskilling Grant

This grant is for students interested in returning to college after being out for a semester or more. Eligible adults may receive up to $2,500 per semester, which can include up to $500 for supplemental expenses. The grant can be applied toward both degree programs and short-term certificate programs. For more information, write louis.trevino@templejc.edu or call 254-298-8694.

Reskilling Grant Information

COVID-19 Emergency Funding

Thanks to funding from the federal government, Temple College is offering emergency aid grants of up to $1,500 for students who enroll in fall 2021 classes and spring 2022 classes. Students can opt-in to have these grants applied directly to their tuition balance. 

COVID-19 Funding Information

Direct Your Destiny Scholarships

Through the Adult Education and Literacy program, students can receive scholarships that cover the cost of non-credit training programs such as Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Aide, EKG Technician, Pharmacy Technician and Phlebotomy Technician. Students can apply now to take advantage of the scholarships any time during the 2021-2022 academic year. For more information on the Direct Your Destiny Certification Scholarships, call 254-298-8578 or write javier.ruiz@templejc.edu.

Perkins Basic Grant

Temple College receives funding from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board from the Carl D. Perkins Act known as the Perkins Basic Grant. A portion of these funds are set aside to assist students in Temple College Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs with childcare, textbooks, specific CTE equipment, or travel reimbursement. Visit our Perkins Assistance webpage to learn if you qualify for assistance through this program.

Perkins Assistance Information

Federal Financial Aid

Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the way to access the more than $150 billion available in federal financial aid.

Federal Financial Aid Information