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Overview

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The JET program provides grants to buy and install equipment for career and technical education (CTE) courses. These courses must lead to a license, certificate or post-secondary degree in a high-demand occupation. The JET Advisory Board meets every quarter to review received applications.

Eligible grantees include:

  • Public junior, state or technical colleges
  • Texas Independent School Districts (ISDs) 
  • Open-enrollment charter schools in partnership with a public junior, state, or technical college
  • Windham School District

JET Student posing with a welding maskHow to Apply

Eligible educational institutions can apply for JET funding through a competitive grant process. Click the link below to view the 2023 Request for Applications (RFA) 32023-00138:

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Funding

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For the FY 24-25 Biennium $30 million was allocated for: public junior, technical, and state colleges; Texas ISDs, open-enrollment charter schools who have partnered with a college; and the Windham School District.

These grants provide potential economic returns through:

  • Supporting emerging industries or high-demand occupations.
  • Offering new or expanded career and technical education (CTE) opportunities in public high schools.