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The Career & Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) assists individuals with significant barriers to education and/or employment, including: single parents, displaced homemakers, students with disabilities, educationally disadvantaged students and individuals interested in nontraditional occupations (for their gender) in Career and Technical Education fields.

Students must complete a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year, declare an Associate of Applied Science degree, Associate of Business degree or Certificate program, participate in required meetings/events, maintain adequate progress and demonstrate financial need to be considered for scholarship services. The program no longer funds students in AA, AS or AGS general degrees.

Our Services Include:

  • Academic & Career Advising
  • Career Exploration - TypeFocus V7
  • Internship Information & Volunteer Opportunities
  • Non-traditional Career Information
  • Financial Resources Info for College Students
  • Student Development Workshops
  • Scholarships for Tuition & Textbooks
  • (Available for those who qualify)
  • Uniforms & Transportation Assistance
  • Assistance with payment of TEASE and Praxis Assessment
  • Textbook Assistance Program (TAP) - available to all students

Career & Technical Education Assistance Program is currently accepting applications!

**Only students who have submitted a current FAFSA application, demonstrate financial need, have Nevada residency status at CSN, AAS degree, AB degree, or a Certification program, and are registered in classes will be considered. Please note that the CTEAP program cannot assist with excess credit fees.

Students can complete an application for CTEAP at https://tinyurl.com/CTEAPapplication. Additional questions regarding CTEAP should be sent to Contact Us.

Textbook Assistance Program (TAP)

TAP Info Session FlyerAbout TAP: Textbooks through the Textbook Assistance Program, or TAP, are loaned to students on a per-semester basis.  Students must provide a class schedule and complete a TAP application with detailed information concerning each textbook they are requesting. This program is open to all CSN students.

Please visit https://tinyurl.com/TAPApp21-22 to apply for the Textbook Assistance Program.


Charleston CampusNorth Las Vegas CampusHenderson Campus
Mod 9
(Near the K Building)
Main Building, East Wing, Room 120
(Academic Success Services Area)
(Student Union)