Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Reskilling Program

Providing last dollar funding* to students in high-value workforce credential and undergraduate degree programs. Open to students intending to enroll in the following eligible programs available at NLC:

Eligible Programs

*Student must meet eligibility requirements and be on track to complete an Associate degree or certificate by December 31, 2021.

Student Eligibility

  • Documented commitment to the program (i.e. program admission)
  • On track to complete by the end of the Fall 2021 semester
  • Eligible for in-state tuition
  • Have filed a FAFSA.
  • Demonstrate financial need and are eligible for Title IV aid.
  • Student is a returning or transfer who has not been enrolled in an institution of higher education since August 1, 2020.  

Availability of Funds

  • Funds will be awarded through the Office of Financial Aid and will cover tuition and fees as last-dollar support (i.e. after exhaustion of financial aid). 
  • Funds will be available for the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 semesters.
  • The grant period ends on December 31, 2021.
  • Funds available until the grant period ends or all dollars have been awarded.
  • Maximum total award is $2500 per student, per semester.

NLC Career Services
Peggy Chavez


Funding made available through grant dollars from The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Reskilling Program.