Occupational Training Scholarships Available

October 04, 2018

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

The State Employees’ Credit Union created its Bridge to Career Program – Workforce Development Scholarships to assist unemployed and underemployed adults, military veterans and their spouses, and members of the National Guard with gaining marketable skills for future employment.

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

Eligible courses include
Basic Anatomy and Physiology,
CompTIA Network+ Certification Preparation,
CompTIA Security+ Certification Preparation,
Computer repair/A+ Certification Preparation,
Emergency Medical Technician – Basic,
Health Unit Coordinator,
Medical Billing & Coding – Parts 1 & 2,
Nail Technology,
Nurse Aide I,
Nurse Aide II,
Paramedic Initial (Part 1),
Paramedic Refresher,
VMware vSphere: Install, Configuration, Manage 6.0, and
VMware vShpere: Optimize and Scale 6.0.

More details about individual courses can be found at www.waynecc.edu/course-schedules/.

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

Application deadline is Friday, Oct. 19 for both Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 courses.

For more details and an application, visit www.waynecc.edu/continuing-ed/scholarships/, contact program coordinator Maxine Cooper at (919) 739-6938 or mcooper@waynecc.edu, or go to the Workforce Continuing Education Services Customer Service Desk in the Walnut Building, first floor east entrance.

The scholarships are provided by the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation. Since 2004, SECU members have provided over $50 million in scholarship funding for North Carolina students.

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 over 80 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 2.3 million members through 264 branch offices, nearly 1,100 ATMs, 24/7 Member Services via phone and a website,www.ncsecu.org.

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 $154 million for initiatives to benefit North Carolinians statewide.

About WCC
Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As the college works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, it serves 14,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 70 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves. More information about the college can be found at www.waynecc.edu.

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