Grant Development, Management & Compliance

Recent Award Announcements

Texas Operation Welcome Home – Skills for Transition Program Grant

Grantor: The Texas Workforce Commission
Award: $50,000
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This grant would provide opportunities to assist military service members who have been discharged within 180 days and will remain in Texas to complete certificate ad industry-recognized credentials at South Texas College. Training would target high-demand occupations identified in the Local Workforce Boards’ targeted and high-demand occupations list. Funds from this grant would be used for training in an amount up to $2,000 per eligible participant. The funding period for this grant was from March 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019. This grant was aligned to Strategic Direction #1, Clear Pathways by providing veterans with financial support toward the completion of a postsecondary credential.


Interlocal Agreement between Texas Southmost College and South Texas College

Award: Not to exceed the amount of $80,518.32
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This interlocal agreement between South Texas College and Texas Southmost College was to provide customized workforce training to CK Technologies in Brownsville, Texas.  Texas Southmost College received a Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund grant and the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at South Texas College would provide training through this agreement. The agreement was effective from January 22, 2018 through January 31, 2019. This grant aligned to Strategic Direction #5, Collaboration by committing to effective interdepartmental and interdivisional collaboration between Texas Southmost College and South Texas College’s Institute of Advanced Manufacturing.


Texas Workforce Commission, High Demand Job Training Grant

Grantor: Workforce Solutions and the McAllen Economic Development Corporation
Award: $143,040
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South Texas College’s Institute for Advanced Manufacturing, in partnership with Workforce Solutions and the McAllen Economic Development Corporation, was awarded a High Demand Job Training Grant. Workforce Commission, through Workforce Solutions, would grant $71,520 and The McAllen Economic Development Corporation was contributing a match of $71,520, totaling to $143,040 to support this project. Funding from this grant would be used for training in Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Automation, and Robotics to be provided by South Texas College’s Institute for Advanced Manufacturing. Training participants would include a total of 30 new students and 30 incumbent workers, for a total of 60 trainees. The funding period for this grant was from March 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019.


Lumina Foundation Grant

Grantor: The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Award: $10,000
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This grant was awarded to South Texas College to advance our institution's work to expand Competency Based Education (CBE) Baccalaureate programs, specifically through the development of a Competency Based Bachelor of Applied Technology Program in Technology Management. This grant supported SACSCOC's interest in increasing the number of individuals with postsecondary degrees, and it aligned to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60X30TX Strategic Plan goal of increasing the percentage of 25-34 year olds who earn a degree. In addition to the$10,000 grant, travel expenses, lodging, and meals for two individuals from each grantee would be paid by SACSCOC to attend a one-day workshop/conference in Atlanta, GA on April 13, 2018 to learn about the strongest bridge/pathways programs identified by SACSCOC and other tools and resources available. Funding from this grant would be used to provide stipends to covert courses to the CBE format. The funding period for this grant was from April 13, 2018 through December 31, 2018.This grant was aligned to Strategic Direction #2, Access and Success by creating a Competency Based Bachelor of Applied Technology Program in Technology Management as an affordable, accessible, and accelerated path to completion of the bachelor degree program.


Governor's Summer Merit Grant

Grantor: The Texas Workforce Commission
Award: $49,260
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This grant will provide opportunities for underserved, low-income middle and high school students to engage in STEM related activities during a Robotics and Automation Summer Camp. Activities will include computer science and engineering interactive course material that will enhance their STEM learning experience. The funding period for this grant is from March 1, 2018 until September 30, 2018.

This grant is aligned to Strategic Direction #2, Access and Success by providing middle and high school students with the opportunity to participate in the Summer Camp and encouraging them to pursue higher education after graduation.


We Teach Computer Science Subaward

Grantor: The University of Texas at Austin
Award: $100,000
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This Subaward seeks to expand the capacity among K-12 educators by providing collaborative, rigorous, high quality and sustained professional development in computer science that aligns with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Code/Interactive (CI) and South Texas College faculty will deliver the professional development workshops to twenty teachers. The funding period for this grant is from November 27, 2017 through August 5, 2018.

These funds align to Strategic Direction #5, Collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin, Code/Interactive and interdepartmental collaboration between the Department of High School Programs and the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing to advance mutually beneficial educational partnerships.


Carl D. Perkins Basic Grant Reallocation

Grantor: The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Award: $205, 545
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The purpose of the Carl D. Perkins Basic Grant is to improve graduation, retention, access, quality, and to provide for the expansion of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.

Each year, after initial allocations to selected programs, the grant administrators issue a reallocation of the available remaining funds.  These Reallocation funds will be used for instructional resources and equipment for CTE programs. Access to books and state of the art equipment and materials will support CTE students in developing skills for emerging technologies in CTE programs.  The funding period is from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018.

With this reallocation, the total Carl D. Perkins Basic Grant award to South Texas College for this funding period is $1,852,530.

This award aligns to Strategic Direction #1, Clear Pathways by providing students with opportunities in career and technical education, including extensive support to complete programs successfully. This award also aligns to Strategic Direction #2, Access and Success by increasing community awareness and access to Career and Technical Education training and programs that align to the purpose and intent of the Carl D. Perkins Grant.


Knapp Community Care Foundation Grant

Grantor: Knapp Medical Center
Award: $50,000
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The purpose of this project is for students enrolled in South Texas College’s Associate Degree in Nursing and Licensed Vocational Nursing programs to raise awareness about diabetes and obesity and to promote proper health management among high school students from participating school districts in the mid-valley, including Donna ISD, Weslaco ISD, La Villa ISD, Edcouch Elsa ISD, and Mercedes ISD. The funding period for this grant is from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019.

This award aligns to Strategic Direction #3, Collective Responsibility by providing a diabetes and obesity prevention program that will engage South Texas College students and high school students from areas served by the Knapp Community Care Foundation and South Texas College.


The Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship Fund

Grantor: The Gene Haas Foundation
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Scholarship funds from the Gene Haas Foundation focus on manufacturing education. Eligibility to apply for a scholarship is based on Grade Point Average (GPA 2.8 min.), the students’ Statement of Need, and program participation. Applicants may be high school students enrolled in South Texas College’s Certificate Program in Manufacturing with plans to pursue an Associate Degree in Precision Manufacturing Technology from South Texas College, or they may be college students enrolled in the Associate Degree in Precision Manufacturing Program.  South Texas College will award nine $1,000 scholarships through this grant.  The funding period is from November 27, 2017 through November 26, 2019.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #1, Clear Pathways by providing students with financial support for post-secondary education in Precision Manufacturing.


Nursing and Allied Health-Building Simulation and Skills Lab Capacity

Grantor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)
Award: $197,200
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The goals of this grant are to: (1) increase the capacity of the Associate Degree Nursing Program faculty to conduct simulation instruction, (2) introduce the use of quality simulation to students and shift clinical hours from traditional patient care clinical situations to simulation activities and, (3) enhance and increase students’ readiness and clinical competency for hands-on patient care.  Funds from this award will be used for salary, faculty development, equipment, software, and travel. This award is for the period of January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #3, High Success Rate, by providing simulation instruction and simulation experiences to develop skills that are important for nurses, which will ultimately contribute toward economic mobility of the region.


Nursing Shortage Reduction Program-Regular Funds

Grantor: The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)
Award: $194,287
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This grant is to recruit and retain students in the Associate Degree Nursing Program.  Funds will be used for costs exclusively related to enrolling additional students, nursing faculty enhancement, recruitment and retention innovation, development and implementation of innovative methods involving curriculum and/or preceptorships.  The funding period is from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

These funds align to Strategic Direction #2, Access and Success, by increasing the college-going culture in the region through outreach for the nursing program.


South Texas College Child Development Associates Credential Program (CDA)

Grantor: Lower Rio Grande Valley Workforce Development Board - Workforce Solutions
Award: $40,480
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This grant from Workforce Solutions provides funding for Child Development Associates Credential courses for the Child Care Services Vendors in Starr, Hidalgo and Willacy Counties. These additional funds will be used for tuition, fees and textbooks for up to 40 candidates for the Fall 2018 semester.  If more participants express interest in the CDA program, Workforce Solutions will allow South Texas College to request additional funds. This award is for the period of January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #2, Access and Success, through coordinated efforts with Workforce Solutions to outreach prospective students to enroll at South Texas College in a Child Development Program. 


South Texas College Childhood Conferences for participant scholarships

Grantor: Lower Rio Grande Valley Workforce Development Board - Workforce Solutions
Award: $10,000
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This grant provides additional funding for fifty participants at each Child Care and Early Childhood Conference provided by the Child Development Department. If more participants express interest in the conferences, Workforce Solutions will allow South Texas College to request additional funds.  Four conferences will take place on the following dates: March 24, 2018, April 21, 2018, June 23, 2018 and October 20, 2018.Conference topics include Autism, Leadership, and Infant Toddler Development. This award is for the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #2, Access and Success, by promoting a college-going culture through proactive outreach targeting prospective students to attend conferences.


RGV Focus-Gates Grant

Grantor: Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) and Educate Texas
Award: $4,000
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These additional funds are to coordinate and facilitate the collection of data for Education Results Partnership (ERP) to investigate the effects of alternative assessment and placement strategies on students overall academic performance, persistence and progress towards college degrees. Funds from this award will be used to offset the cost of the data collection that involves four partnering school districts and to host a meeting between partners. This award is for the period of May 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #5, Collaboration by improving the value of data sharing among collaborative partners of South Texas College to create an impact on student success.


McAllen Development Corporation Fund

Grantor: City of McAllen
Award: $276,000
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This grant will help to increase the total number of high skilled, high wage manufacturing jobs in the Rio Grande Valley by providing customized advanced manufacturing related training for companies located within the city limits of McAllen. Funds will be used for equipment, salaries and supplies for the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing. The funding period for this grant is from October 15\ 2017 through September 30, 2018.

This award aligns to Strategic Direction #3, High Success Rate by providing training that develops skills to meet employer needs and contributes toward the economic mobility of the region.


The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Grant

Grantor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Award: $63,078.84
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Funding from this grant renewal is intended to improve the quality of day care and make it more affordable for low-income families by providing funds for nutritious meals and snacks. Funds will support meals, food center staff, supplies and equipment for South Texas College's Nutrition Program to prepare and serve nutritious meals for children enrolled in the Mid Valley Child Care Center. The funding period is from October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.

This award aligns to Strategic Direction #4, Collective Responsibility by providing eligible children who are enrolled at the Mid Valley Child Care Center with nutritious meals.


The Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program

Grantor: U.S. Department of Education
Award: Not to exceed $929,800
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This grant helps to support affordable childcare services for eligible students at the Child Development Center, which is located at the South Texas College Mrd Valley Campus. Funds will be utilized for tuition and fees for 50 eligible students each semester and 40 children in the summer. The funding period for this grant is from October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2022.

This grant is aligned to Strategic Direction #6, Cost Efficiency by supporting students with affordable childcare services to keep the related costs of higher education affordable.


Additional funds for the Skills for Small Business Fund Grant

Grantor: Texas Workforce Commission
Award: $141,242
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This grant helps to provide training offered by the Department of Continuing, Professional Workforce Education and the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing. This program supports businesses with fewer than 100 employees and upgrades their skills through courses such as accounting, computers, strategic management, HIPAA regulations, and customer service. The funding period for this grant is April 13, 2017 through, April 30 2018.

This grant is aligned to Strategic Direction# 3, High Success Rate by providing training that will help employees increase their economic and social mobility and Strategic Direction #1, Clear Pathways, by providing training to develop skills among employees of local small businesses.


The Catch the Next (CTN) Award for the CTN Dream Catchers Pathway Program

Award: $25,560
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This grant is for the college's expansion of the corequisite model to implement curriculum and accelerate students through developmental reading and writing sequence, which includes Integrated Reading and Writing and Mathways paired courses. Funds will be used for coaching and professional development for faculty, student participation in a Motivational Conference, and family involvement activities. This award is for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 31, 2018.

This award is aligned to Strategic Goal # 3, High Success Rate by accelerating the success of Developmental English students by implementing effective college readiness programs and developmental initiatives.


Grad TX Program

Grantor: The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)
Award: $50,000
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THECB has awarded South Texas College an additional $20,000 for the Grad TX Program, totaling to an award amount of $50,000. This grant will provide financial support for students who have a significant number of semester credit hours and have “stopped out” without earning a credential or degree. Funds will be used to pay the balance on the accounts for students who demonstrate financial need and whose inability to pay has prevented them from re-enrolling and completing their program of study. The Grad TX program also supports South Texas College’s efforts toward meeting the objectives of the 60X30TX Higher Education Plan. This award is for the period of August 7, 2017 through August 31, 2019.

This award is aligned to Strategic Direction # 2, Access and Success by providing students with financial support so that they may continue to enroll in coursework at South Texas College.


Carl D. Perkins Basic Grant

Grantor: The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Award: $1,646,985
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This grant is to improve graduation, retention, access, quality, and to provide for the expansion of Career and Technical Education programs. Funds will be used for instructional resources, services, professional development, and other program activities for Career and Technical Education in the Division of Academic Affairs (Nursing and Allied Health; Business and Technology; and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences), Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, Continuing and Professional Workforce Education, and Information Services and Planning. The funding period is from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018.

This award aligns to Strategic Directions #1, Clear Pathways by providing students with opportunities in career and technical education, including extensive support to complete programs successfully. This award also aligns to #2, Access and Success by increasing community awareness and access to career and technical education training and educational programs that align to the purpose and intent of Carl D. Perkins.


Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship Program

Grantor: The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Texas Science
Award: $61,695
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This grant provides scholarships for students enrolled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs. The purpose of the grant is to support the development, implementation, and maintenance of scholarships to eligible, high achieving college students pursuing degree programs in STEM. This grant is intended to increase the graduation of students enrolled in STEM and related degree and certificate programs. The additional funds are to be utilized from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2019.

This award is aligned to Strategic Direction # 2, Access and Success by increasing opportunities for students enrolled in STEM programs.


Work-Study Student Mentorship Program

Grantor: The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Award: $20,828
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This allocation is designed to maximize efforts to build a college-going culture within our high schools in South Texas College’s service districts. South Texas College will be working with college/career centers at the Starr County high schools and South Texas College’s Starr County Campus. The program addresses components in THECB’s requirements by: 1) promoting and supporting a college-going culture at the high schools by allowing work-study mentors to mentor at high school college/career centers; and 2) promoting college retention and completion rates at STC’s Starr County Campus. Funds are to be utilized within the period from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

This award is aligned to Strategic Direction #2, Access and Success by providing opportunities for students to participate in a Work-Study Mentorship Program.


Educate Texas and the Communities Foundation of Texas
The RGV Focus Sub-award

Grantor: RGV Focus
Award: $10, 000
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This subaward is provided to South Texas College to engage in and collaborate with up to four school districts to participate in a study conducted by the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) that will investigate the effects of alternative assessment and placement strategies on students overall academic performance, persistence and progress towards college degrees. The study will result in the design of an evidence-based alternative placement method that will be used as a tool to help South Texas College refine a holistic process to assess and determine appropriate placement for dual-credit students in the most appropriate college courses.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #5, Collaboration, by improving the value of data sharing among collaborative partners of higher education and advancing mutually beneficial educational partnerships to create an impact on student success.


The Skills for Small Business Fund

Grantor: Texas Workforce Commission
Award: $23,000
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Funding from the Skills for Small Business program is designed to provide training offered by the Department of Continuing, Professional Workforce Education and the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing. This program supports businesses with fewer than 100 employees and upgrades their skills through courses in accounting, computers, strategic management, HIPAA regulations, and customer service. This award is an increase of $ 23,000 for a total of $44,000 granted for the period of April 13, 2017 through, April 30 2018 to provide additional training to local small businesses.

Strategic Direction #1, Clear Pathways, by providing training to develop skills among employees of local small businesses. 

This grant also aligns to Strategic Direction # 3, High Success Rate, by providing training that will help employees increase their economic and social mobility.


State Farm Good Neighbor Citizen, State Farm Agency

Grantor: State Farm Insurance
Award: $2,500
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Funding from State Farm Insurance is designed to provide Financial Literacy workshops for South Texas College students. The Student Activities and Wellness Department will manage and implement these workshops to help students become better educated and learn how to manage their finances. Approximately 10 financial literacy workshops and classroom presentations will be conducted. Funds will be used for facilitators and presenters, program supplies, and other event costs, such as snacks and refreshments for attendees. This award is for the period of August 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.


Grad TX Program

Grantor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Award: Up to $30,000
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This grant will provide financial support for students who have a significant number of semester credit hours and have “stopped out” without earning a credential or degree. Funds will be used to pay the balance on the accounts for students who demonstrate financial need and whose inability to pay has prevented them from re-enrolling and completing their program of study. The GRADTX program also supports South Texas College’s efforts that contribute toward meeting the objectives of the 60X30TX Higher Education Plan. This award is for the period of August 2017 through August 31, 2018.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction # 2, Access and Success by providing students with financial support so that they may continue to enroll in coursework at South Texas College.


Scholarships for Technical Students

Grantor: Kenedy Memorial Foundation
Award: Up to $15,000
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Funding from the Kenedy Memorial Foundation for Scholarships for Technical Students will allow South Texas College to award scholarships to financially needy students to support their completion of an Associate of Applied Science degree in a technical field. This award is for the period of June 2017 through May 2018.


The Rea Charitable Trust Foundation, from Wells Fargo Bank for the Music Department

Award: $33,000
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This grant will help fund high-quality band instruments for the Music Department in an effort to expand access to the performing arts in the Rio Grande Valley.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction # 2, Access and Success by providing students an opportunity to learn and engage in the visual and performing arts at South Texas College.


In partnership with The University of Texas San Antonio, Texas Pre-freshman Engineering Program (TexPREP) and South Texas College, High School Programs

Award: $16,923
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This partnership agreement helps identify high achieving middle and high school students with a potential career interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in order to help prepare students in pursuit of STEM fields. TexPREP also stresses the development of abstract reasoning and problem-solving skills through coursework, team projects, class presentations, and examinations. The award is for the period of March 1, 2017, through February 28, 2018.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #2, Access and Success by seeking to increase the college-going rate of students across the Rio Grande Valley and providing middle and high school students with access to our facilities to engage them in attending an institution of higher learning.


The Skills Development Fund Grant

Grantor: The Texas Workforce Commission
Award: $221,729
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Through this grant, The Texas Workforce Commission supports the manufacturing industry in the Lower Rio Grande Valley by providing technical skilled training for students in the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing. Funding will help businesses meet their training needs and build a skilled workforce. This award is for the period of April 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. 

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #1, Clear Pathways, by offering technical skilled training toward high demand occupations in Advanced Manufacturing.


The Skills for Small Business Fund

Grantor: Texas Workforce Commission
Award: $21,000
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Funding from the Skills for Small Business program is designed to provide training offered by the Department of Continuing, Professional Workforce Education and the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing. This program supports businesses with fewer than 100 employees and upgrades their skills through courses in accounting, computers, strategic management, HIPAA regulations, and customer service. This award is for the period of April 13, 2017 through, April 30 2018.

Strategic Direction #1, Clear Pathways, by providing training to develop skills among employees of local small businesses. 

This grant also aligns to Strategic Direction # 3, High Success Rate, by providing training that will help employees increase their economic and social mobility.


The Gene Haas Foundation Grant

Award: $15,000
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Scholarship funds from the Gene Haas Foundation focus on manufacturing education and machinist training and help emphasize the importance of the US manufacturing industry for South Texas College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program. This award is for the period of April 13, 2017 through, April 30 2018.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #1, Clear Pathways by offering students a coherent experience of a post-secondary credential leading to relevant employment and further educational opportunities for South Texas College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program.


In partnership with P.S.J.A.
Jobs and Education for Texans Grant

Grantor: Texas Workforce Commission
Award: $342,740
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Funding from the JET program, in partnership with P.S.J.A’s CTE Department will provide funding to expand the existing Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program (AMT) program. This program will provide funding for training and equipment for 180 students in the P.S.J.A. area enrolled in the Dual-AMT program at South Texas College. The award is for the period of March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018.

This grant aligns to Strategic Direction #1, Clear Pathways, by offering students a coherent experience of a post-secondary credential leading to relevant employment and further educational opportunities for students in the P.S.J.A area and South Texas College’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program.


Hate, Hope and Healing Project

Grantor: Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission
Award: $4,000
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The Texas Holocaust Genocide Commission provides funding for projects that educate and engage the community about the Holocaust and the personal responsibility we have in helping to prevent future acts of hate crimes and genocide. This grant enables South Texas College’s Music Department to produce multimedia musical performances and to offer live-streamed performances to a digital audience. Funding will also support community outreach activities at local school districts and community centers to help promote this event.  This award is for the period of March 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.


Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) 2017

Grantor: The Texas Workforce Commission
Award: $238,370
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This grant provides funding for equipment to improve existing nursing laboratories at the Mid-Valley and Starr Campuses. These laboratories will simulate real-world hospital scenarios that are needed to meet the demands of the current complex healthcare environment. This award is for the period of March 2017 to March 2018.


Austin Community College Partner
The Texas Affordable Baccalaureate (TAB) Expansion Grant Program

Grantor: The Texas Affordable Baccalaureate (TAB) Expansion Grant Program
Award: $167,848
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This grant will fund the development of competency-based coursework, support services, and help establish an articulation agreement for an online competency-based Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) degree in Computer Information Technology (CIT). All of the existing competency-based courses in ACC’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) will seamlessly transfer into the college’s newly developed competency-based BAT and CIT. This award is for the period of January, 2017 through December 31, 2018.


University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Partner

Grantor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Award: $16,000
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The purpose of this program is to support partnerships between Minority-serving Institutions (MSIs) and Community-based Organizations (CBOs) to prevent and/or reduce substance abuse problems as risk factors for the transmission of HIV/AIDS among African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native young adult populations, ages 18-24. A sub-award from UTRGV (MSI CBO) will fund a part-time Peer Educator at South Texas College who will serve as a liaison and will provide education through presentations and materials on the prevention of substance abuse and HIV/HCV infection to STC students. The funding period for this grant is from September 30, 2016, through August 31, 2018.


What We Do

The Grant Development, Management and Compliance Department promotes the identification and acquisition of external funds and supports compliance with grants that are awarded to the college. Staff members provide internal pre-award services, which promote the long-term financial growth of the institution, by providing technical assistance with the development of fundable proposals that align to one or more of the Strategic Directions of South Texas College. Post-award support is provided to Principal Investigators and Project Directors in departments that manage the implementation of grants to support compliance with applicable regulations, policies, and guidelines from funding agencies. The Department of Grant Development, Management and Compliance coordinates with administration across the college to ensure continuous alignment between external grants and institutional priorities.