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CTE Applications: Eligibility


CTE Eligibility Requirements

  1. Actively enrolled in a Career & Technical Education (CTE) Program (Certificate, Associate or Bachelor) and be pursuing classes in your respective major;
  2. Cumulative 2.25 GPA or higher;
  3. Registered at least half time;
    1. For example, a minimum of 6 hours in Fall and Spring semester and at least 3 hours in Summer I or II semester.

*Unless the number of courses is the only pending requirement for selective programs or completion of degree. 

  1. Must complete a FAFSA Application (regardless of eligibility status);
  2. Consideration given to special populations which include:
    1. Individual with disabilities;
    2. Individuals from economically disadvantaged families, including low-income youth and adults;
    3. Individuals preparing for non-traditional fields;
    4. Single parents, including single pregnant women;
    5. Individuals out-of-work;
    6. Individuals who are homeless as described in section 725 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act;
    7. Youth who are in, or have aged out of, the foster care system; and
    8. Youth with a parent who:
      1. Is a member of the armed forces and
      2. Is on active duty.


If after reading the requirements you would like to apply, you can do so here:

CTE Hotspot Application