Apply Now for Occupational Training Scholarship

August 29, 2019

Wayne Community College Workforce Continuing Education Services is accepting applications for scholarships for occupational training.

The State Employees’ Credit Union Bridge to Career Scholarship Program assists unemployed and underemployed adults, military veterans, and members of the National Guard with gaining marketable skills for future employment.

The scholarship is awarded to individuals taking Workforce Continuing Education courses that lead to a state-recognized or industry-supported professional credential. Applicants may be seeking to take an applicable course or already enrolled in one.

The scholarship reimburses students up to $500 for registration fees, books, certification fees, and course supplies.

Application deadline is Friday, Sept. 20 for scholarships for courses offered in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020.

Applications can be found at www.waynecc.edu/continuing-ed/scholarships/ and the Workforce Continuing Education Services Customer Service Desk in the Walnut Building, first floor east entrance.

Contact Maxine Cooper at 919-739-6938 or mcooper@waynecc.edu for more information.

The SECU Bridge to Career Program was established in 2018. The SECU Foundation’s financial commitment for the renewal of the SECU Bridge to Career Scholarship Program for the 2019-2020 program year is nearly $730,000.

About SECU and the SECU Foundation

A not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by its members, SECU has been providing employees of the state of North Carolina and their families with consumer financial services for 82 years. The Credit Union also offers a diversified line of financial advisory services including retirement and education planning, tax preparation, insurance, trust and estate planning services, and investments through its partners and affiliated entities. SECU serves over 2.4 million members through 267 branch offices, nearly 1,100 ATMs, 24/7 Member Services via phone, a website (www.ncsecu.org) and a Mobile App.

The SECU Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization funded by the contributions of SECU members, promotes local community development in North Carolina primarily through high impact projects in the areas of housing, education, healthcare and human services. Since 2004, SECU Foundation has made a collective financial commitment of more than $169 million for initiatives to benefit North Carolinians statewide.

About Wayne Community College

Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves 11,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 140 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.

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