Career Training Scholarship
This scholarship supports the following career trainings:
To apply, complete and return this Scholarship Application
Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship
The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) funds this scholarship for students enrolling in non-credit courses leading to apprenticeships, employment, licensure, or job skill enhancement. Complete and return this Scholarship Application.
Governor Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund
This fund supports workforce training courses that lead to government or industry-recognized certification or licensure. In addition to in-person trainings, over 120 online courses are eligible. To apply, complete and return this Scholarship Application.
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) provides funding for the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship and is available to students enrolled in a sequence of non-credit courses that lead to licensure or certification. Contact Ellen Soulis at email@example.com or call 410-334-2978 for more information.
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
If you are employed or volunteer for a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in Wicomico, Worcester or Somerset counties you may be eligible for financial assistance. For more information, contact the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore at 410-742-9911.
Driver Education Tuition Assistance
Through our Wor-Wic Community College Foundation, assistance is available to become a licensed driver. To apply, complete and return our Driver Education Application for Tuition Assistance.
Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Scholarships
|Students interested in certain high-demand occupations may be eligible for free training, funded by the EARN Maryland Grant Program administered by the Maryland Department of Labor.
Free construction skills training is available to provide the skills necessary to get a job in the construction industry. Contact Quality Staffing Services at 410-742-2600 or visit easternshorejobs.com/training-programs to apply.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Free training to become a Certified Nursing Assistant is available. Details are provided at the mandatory information session required for all future CNA students.
Welding & Metal Fabrication
Free training is available for courses designed to provide a student with the skills to gain an entry-level welder or metal fabricator position. Contact Quality Staffing Services at 410-742-2600 or visit easternshorejobs.com/training-programs to apply.
Eunice Q. Sorin Scholarship
If you are a resident of Worcester County, are currently in the workforce and want to pursue training to advance your career or upgrade your skills, you can apply for the Eunice Q. Sorin Scholarship. Go to https://occhamberfoundation.org/scholarship/ for more information.
Lower Shore Workforce Alliance
If you are a dislocated worker or economically disadvantaged, you may qualify to have your training costs covered. Call the Lower Shore Workforce Alliance at 410-341-6515 for more information.
P.E.O. is a charitable organization interested in providing support for women whose education has been interrupted that are interested in returning to complete a certification. P.E.O. offers grants for eligible applicants. For more information, visit http://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-program-continuing-education-pce
Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships
Maryland State Senators and Delegates offer scholarships that can be used for non-credit courses leading to certification or licensure. Contact Ellie Soulis, Financial Aid Scholarship Coordinator, at 410-334-2978 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to apply.
U.S. Department of Transportation Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training Grant
Assistance is available for current and former members of the United States Armed Forces, spouses and/or children to obtain their commercial drivers license (CDL). Call 410-334-2882 for more information.
You can use your veterans benefits for career training in approved non-credit programs including certified nursing assistant, electrical wiring technician, HVACR, personal trainer, phlebotomy technician, truck and bus driver and welding. For more information, contact Fred Howard, Director of Veterans Services, at 410-334-2882.