If you require financial assistance for a noncredit course, there are several options available to you based on eligibility. Although it may take some time to apply for job training funds, you are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities. Feel free to contact the college to ask for assistance with financial aid or the course search process.
Your financial assistance options include:
Continuing Education Job Training Scholarship
This need-based scholarship will pay up to $1,000 toward the costs of approved training. See Application FormPDF
and a List of Eligible CertificatesPDF
for the Continuing Education Job Training Scholarship.
Continuing Education Payment Plan
For select continuing education courses
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
If you have a disability the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) can determine your eligibility for job training with state funding. Call 410-412-7090 to make an appointment.
Private Student Loans
Students in certain continuing education courses may be eligible to apply for private student loans. These loans are not part of the federal student loan program and they do require a credit check.
Philip and Carole Ratcliffe Entrepreneurial Scholarship
If you need to take courses on starting your own business or running your own business smarter and leaner, you may be eligible for the college’s Philip and Carole Ratcliffe Entrepreneurial Scholarship.
If you are eligible to receive Veterans benefits through yourself, your parents, or spouse, the following Continuing Education programs have been approved for VA benefits:
WIA Training Funds
If you have lost your job, are a displaced or dislocated worker, or fit a number of other qualifiers, make an appointment at the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corp. to find out if you qualify for federal WIA job training funds. Call AAWDC at 410-315-9688 to register for a free information session.