The J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation has identified seven “best bet” career training programs for Vermonters in 2021 that lead to a recognized credential and a great shot at attaining a promising job within 18 months. These seven programs are available through the Community College of Vermont or Vermont Technical College.
CCV students can enroll during three windows throughout the year, and each program offers a pathway to additional educational and career opportunities. Up to 40 Vermonters in each program are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship through the Vermont Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund. Funds are available on a first come, first served basis. Students must be new to the academic program and enroll in at least two courses.
CCV is also offering additional scholarships to students who enroll at least half-time in a subsequent semester (summer or fall 2021). Contact your local financial aid counselor for more information.
Additional scholarships for these “best bet” programs are available through the Curtis Fund, administered by the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation. To learn more about VSAC-connected scholarships, call 877-961-4369 to connect with an education outreach counselor.