IMPORTANT NOTICE: We have currently expended the available scholarship funds and we have many applicants on our waiting list. You are welcome to apply for the funding; however, your application will be added to the waiting list and the likelihood of receiving funding under this grant is very low at this time.
Special Announcement: Applications Now Being Accepted for New Federal Tuition Assistance Program!
The Private Industry Council of the Central Corridor (PICCC Inc.) and the Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation (CPWDC) have partnered to enhance the technical skills of the workforce in Central Pennsylvania. A special Federal grant was made available to provide tuition assistance to approximately 200 eligible residents of Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union Counties. The funding is available through special Federal grant that was designed to address skill shortages in professional level STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math occupations). The demand for skilled workers in STEM occupations is closely linked to global competitiveness.
STEM OCCUPATIONS LIST
Although STEM occupations are available to individuals with all educational levels, this project is focused on training and developing workers by providing tuition assistance for advanced credentials. (Primarily Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees or above and/or specialized certifications or credentials required by employers. In certain cases, specialized Associate's Degrees MAY be considered.)
Examples of STEM Occupations Include:
To be considered for a scholarship, you must reside in the Central Pennsylvania region: Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties.
Eligibility Requirements (must fall within one of the following categories):
HOW TO APPLY
Download, complete and submit a completed STEM Career Advancement Program Application. Signed applications can be submitted via postal mail, fax or at our office.
By Phone - 814.237.8998
By Fax - 814.237.9171
By E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
By Postal MailPICCC, Inc.
2595 Clyde Ave Ste 1
State College, PA 16801