Perkins Resources

Perkins Resources

The Career & Student Resource Center provides resource services, funded by the Carl D. Perkins Federal Grant, to Career Technical Education (CTE) students. 

The grant provides assistance to students who have demonstrated financial need and are in career and technical education programs. The purpose of the program is to help qualified students overcome obstacles in fully completing their education.


Eligible Career & Technical Education Programs

Assistance Provided

Assistance for Commuter Students - Option 1

bring the following to the Career & Student Resource Center:

  • Completed Transportation Application:

Transportation Assistance Application (pdf) 

  • Class Schedule demonstrating a Career-Technical-Education (CTE) major, full-time enrollment (at least 12 hours), current home address (must live outside Midland County to qualify), 75% of the courses are on the main campus

  • Proof of GPA, at least 2.0
  • Financial Aid Award Letter - Pell Grant or government assistance cards (WIC, TANF, DARS, Medicaid, Food Stamps, Other)

  • Eligible students will receive a monthly allowance of $.10 cents per mile for their commute from county to county (contingent upon funding availability).


Contact Workforce Solutions @ (800) 245-9028 For:

  • a list of surrounding cities with Workforce Solutions commuter bus route service
  • a list of pickup and drop off times and locations
  • bus ticket information

Textbook Check-Out for Eligible Students


  • Financial Aid Award Letter (Pell Grant) or Government Assistance cards (WIC, TANF, DARS, Medicaid, Food Stamps, Foster Youth, Veteran Education Benefits)
  • Current Class Schedule, demonstrating a Career & Technical Education (CTE) major

Perkins Laptop Loan Program

The MC Career & Resource Center has a limited number of laptops to loan to eligible students in Career & Technical Education programs.


Contact Louise Powell
(432) 685-5524


Danielle Roberson

Perkins Director
Scharbauer Student Center
Room 130

Louise Powell

Career & Student Resource Specialist
Scharbauer Student Center
Room 129
(432) 685-5524

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