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Student Scholarships

 

Henderson County/Transylvania County NCWorks partners with Blue Ridge Community College and other area businesses and organizations to offer financial aid for students enrolled in qualifying training programs.

 

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs
Grant Term: July 1 to June 30
Eligibility: Dislocated workers, unemployed, and underemployed adults
Eligible Programs:  Curriculum and continuing education programs that are approved by Mountain Area Workforce Development Board
Amount: Varies, generally $6000 for a long-term curriculum degree and $500 for short-term Continuing Education.
Typically includes tuition/registration and textbooks.
Purpose: Provide short-term and long-term training, upgrade of skills and credentials for qualifying individuals who are seeking full-time employment upon completion of training.
Location:  Application information available at NCWorks Centers at Blue Ridge Community College

Steps to Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funding for Training

 

North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union Scholarships
Grant Term: Fall Semester and Spring Semester (5 awarded each Spring)   
Eligibility: Unemployed, underemployed, or veteran
Eligible Programs: Continuing education courses that provide a certificate/credential. Basic Law Enforcement and some curriculum courses are considered
Amount: $750
Purpose: Provide short-term training to increase employability for qualifying students.
Location:  Application information available at NCWorks Centers at Blue Ridge Community College
 

Golden Leaf Scholarships
Grant Term: July 1 to June 30
Eligibility: Resident of Transylvania County who meets income guidelines
Eligible Programs: Continuing education courses leading to a credential/certificate
Amount: Determined by committee; up to $250
Purpose: Financial assistance
Location:  Application information available at NCWorks Centers at Blue Ridge Community College


Continuing Education Scholarships
Grant Term: On-going; determinations made first Monday of each month by campus committee
Eligibility: Continuing education students who demonstrate financial need
Eligible Programs: Continuing education courses
Amount: Determined by committee; typically registration and fees
Purpose: Financial assistance provided by BRCC Educational Foundation
Location:  Application information available at NCWorks Centers at Blue Ridge Community College or the Continuing Education Office


Contact Us
Henderson County NCWorks Career Center
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Continuing Education Building, Room 125
(828) 694-1755

Monday through Thursday,
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Please note during Summer Term 2016:  
Thursday, July 21, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday, July 22, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Transylvania County NCWorks Career Center
45 Oak Park Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
Straus Building, Room 141
(828) 883-2550 

Monday through Thursday,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Please note: BRCC will be closed Friday, July 22 during Summer Term 2016.

For information regarding Financial Aid contact:
Jason Chappell
Director
CONE 125G
(828) 694-1753
jasonc@blueridge.edu

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Contact Us
Henderson County NCWorks Career Center
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Continuing Education Building, Room 125
(828) 694-1755

Monday through Thursday,
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Transylvania County NCWorks Career Center
45 Oak Park Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
Straus Building, Room 141
(828) 883-2550 

Monday through Thursday,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.