Perkins V


Perkins V is a federal grant that supports students enrolled in Career and Technical Education programs. 


CTE programs are skills-based courses of study that focus on preparing students to enter the workforce in high demand fields. Perkins V offers services for students such as assistance with books, tool kit rentals and other resources.


To be eligible:

You must be currently enrolled in a CTE program and meet one of the following nine criteria:

  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Individuals from economically disadvantaged families, including low-income youth and adults
  • Individuals who are in non-traditional fields for their gender
  • Single parents, including single pregnant women
  • Out-of-workforce individuals
  • Homeless individuals
  • Youth who are in, or have aged out of, the foster care system
  • Youth with a parent who is a member of the armed forces who is on active duty
  • Individuals with other barriers to educational achievement, including individuals with limited English proficiency/English language learners


Online Perkins Application Form


Contact for More Information

Kristin Shelby

Dr. Kristin Shelby |
Dean of Academic Affairs / Perkins Coordinator
Phone: (618) 634-3240