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WDCE Scholarship Opportunities

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WDCE Scholarship Opportunities
From time to time Workforce Development and Continuing Education has scholarship opportunities. These scholarships are posted on the WDCE web site along with the specific terms and conditions of each scholarship. If you are interested in applying for one of the scholarship opportunities please pay close attention to the instructions, and be sure to include any necessary documentation, as incomplete applications are not considered.

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Information about  scholarship applications. 

GEER Scholarship Opportunity
GEER Scholarship Opportunity

We know that life under COVID has been extremely challenging, especially if you’ve lost your job, lost work hours, or haven’t been able to find a new job. Montgomery College is here to help. If you qualify, we have a scholarship opportunity to help you pay for classes to learn new skills, earn a license or credential, and assist you in your job search. The GEER scholarship may cover course tuition and fees up to $3,500 per participant. Learn more about GEER (Governor's Education Relief Education Fund). 

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WDCE Career Path Scholarship

A limited number of scholarships are available, pending funding, through Montgomery College Workforce Development and Continuing Education for students pursuing career path courses with the intention to obtain entry-level employment.  This scholarship is awarded for up to $1,000 to cover tuition and fees only.  The scholarship may be applied to one or more eligible courses, within the career area chosen, to pay tuition and fees not covered by another funding source, waiver eligibility, or payment plan (including employers).  This scholarship will not cover 100% of the applicable tuition and fees if the total tuition and fees exceed $1,000.

Visit WDCE Career Path Scholarship to learn more.

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Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship
The Maryland Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students enrolling in an approved non-credited certificate program leading to apprenticeships, employment, licensure, or job skill enhancement only at a participating Maryland Community College.

 

The following Montgomery College Workforce Development and Continuing Education sequence courses are approved for the scholarship of up to $2000 for qualified applicants: Child Development Associate, Child Development Associate – (Spanish), Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Amazon Web Services, Networking Academy, Commercial Driver’s License. 

Application forms and information about the Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year are now available! 

Visit the Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship for more information about the specific qualifications for the scholarship and how to apply.  

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Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship

The Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship is a last dollar award. The scholarship is available to students that plan to enroll in credit-bearing coursework leading to a vocational certificate, certificate, or an Associate's Degree; or in a sequence of credit or non-credit courses that leads to licensure or certification; or in a registered apprenticeship program at a Maryland community college for the 2021-2022 academic year. Visit Maryland Community College Scholarship for more information. 

 

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The Challenge and GTP Programs Scholarship

The Challenge Program for developmentally disabled adults, and the GTP (Graduate Transition Program).

A limited number of need based scholarships are available for qualified Challenge students, pending funding availability, through Montgomery College's Workforce Development and Continuing Education. Need-based students accepted into the Graduate Transition Program (GTP) may also qualify for funding depending on the courses that they are enrolled in.

Visit Challenge / GTP Scholarship for more information .

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WorkSource Montgomery, Connecting Employers & Job Seekers
The American Job Center, managed by WorkSource Montgomery, is your resource for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The WIOA program is for individuals seeking employment who need occupational skills training in order to successfully re-enter the workforce. For more information about WIOA and other employment services, visit worksourcemontgomery.comnew window.
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Tuition Assistance for HOC residents taking classes at the Gudelsky Institute of Technical Education

Tuition Assistance is available for HOC residents to enroll in and credit and non-credit certification programs at Montgomery College’s WDCE Gudelsky Institute (GITE). Funds are limited. 

For eligible courses, visit  GITE. To learn more about the scholarship email AEWD@hocmc.org using the subject line: Tuition Assistance. 

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HUI and MHP Scholarship for Montgomery College WDCE Noncredit Courses

A limited number of scholarships to Montgomery College are available for qualified HUI (Housing Unlimited Inc.) or MHP (Montgomery Housing Partnership) residents. Scholarship funding is awarded each term as available. The scholarship money is awarded for tuition and fees only. Cost of books is not included.

Visit HUI and MHP Scholarship for WDCE Noncredit courses to learn more.