America's Promise Grant Program
America’s Promise Job-Driven Grant Program is a tuition-free jobs training program designed to strengthen the pipeline of skilled workers to expand our region’s middle-to high-skilled workforce in in the Information Technology and Cybersecurity industries. To help achieve this goal, the grant provides individuals the opportunity to attain high-quality, tuition free education that leads to in-demand industry-recognized credentials.
What is the criteria for admission to this program?
Our ideal candidate is an Information Systems of Computer Science major who is either at least a rising junior who will graduate within two years, or has graduated within the last six years.
The Boot Camps will feature real-world projects provided by local employers. To be eligible for this program, you must be either an unemployed worker, and underemployed worker (making less than $42,000/year) or have an employer attest to the fact that this training will increase your value to the organization. In addition to technical training, participants will also receive one-on-one career navigator guidance to assist them with their employment goals. Boot camps are scheduled during daytime hours and typically run Monday to Friday from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Please note that veterans of the United states military receive priority of service if they provide the required documentation (DD-214) and meet the eligibility standards of the program.
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