Unemployed and Under-Employed Worker Full Tuition Training Grant

Computer training grant scholarship NOTE: A preliminary application hyperlink appears in red text further down on this page.

The Unemployed and Under-Employed Worker Program is a federally-funded job-growth initiative of the US Department of Labor.  As a licensed vocational school operating under the supervision of the Department of Education since 1989, PC Professor has been approved to participate in an Individual Training Assistance Special Project Grant targeting unemployed and under-employed workers throughout the South Florida region.

The funding grant will cover 100% of each participant’s tuition, fees, books and national certification exams.   Complimentary refresher courses, practice time, phone support and supplemental job placement assistance are also included. Depending on the course of study, software and tools may be included as well.  Instructor-led classes begin weekly and meet on a daytime, evening or weekend basis.

UNEMPLOYED & DISLOCATED WORKERS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The following is a list of the different categories of dislocated workers for which this scholarship grant program is intended:

Category 1 — You have been laid off or notified of a lay off, and are receiving (or have exhausted) your Unemployment Compensation benefits.

Category 2 — You have been laid off or notified of a lay off but are not eligible for Unemployment Compensation.

Category 3 — You have received notice of termination from your current employer as a result of permanent plant closure or substantial layoff at the plant, facility or enterprise.

Category 4 — You have received a general announcement that plant closure will occur within 180 days. If the date is unknown or greater than 180 days, you are eligible for core services.

Category 5 — You have been previously self employed and are now unemployed due to economic conditions in the community.

Category 6 (Displaced Homemaker) – You have depended on the income of another family member, but are no longer supported by that income, and are currently unemployed or underemployed and are experiencing difficulty in obtaining or upgrading employment.

Category 7 – (Under-employed) – You are not working to your full potential and earn less than $42,000/year.

The following preparatory certification courses are available under this full-scholarship program:

MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert) Preparatory, MCDBA (SQL Database) Preparatory, MCSD (C#, ASP.net Solutions Developer) Preparatory, A+ Computer Repair Preparatory, A+/N+, Webmaster, Microsoft Office and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Preparatory, VMWare Preparatory and IT Security

=> NOW ACCEPTING PRELIMINARY APPLICATIONS:  If you are UNEMPLOYED or UNDER-EMPLOYED and would like to apply for the computer training grant scholarship, simply follow this link: http://www.pcprofessor.com/grant and provide the preliminary information.  A PC Professor Admissions Representative from your nearest campus will be in touch with you shortly.  

Boca Raton, FL Campus:
Call 561-750-7879
(NW Corner of Powerline & Palmetto)

West Palm Beach, FL Campus:
Call 561-684-3333
(Okeechobee Blvd. & the Turnpike)

Urban League of Ft. Lauderdale, FL:
Call 954-776-5816
(I-95 and Sunrise Blvd.)

 

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