Wednesday 20 Mar 2019


Apply Now For Occupational Training Scholarship

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,
  • Phlebotomy,
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configuration, Manage 6.0, and
  • VMware vShpere: Optimize and Scale 6.0.

More details about individual courses can be found at

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, contact program coordinator Maxine Cooper at (919) 739-6938 or [email protected], 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.

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