Training and Scholarship Opportunities
CPCC is committed to helping dislocated workers, at all levels, re-enter the workforce with new skills and contribute to the economic health of Mecklenburg County and beyond. Learn more about ongoing opportunities below.
Are you looking to start a career in the exciting field of IT? Together with the League for Innovation and the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project, CPCC offers STEM Career Connection training tracks designed to equip you with employment skills that lead to a career in the high-demand IT industry. Through our STEM Career Connection training tracks, you will receive a national certification to help you on your way to a career in this exciting field. To learn more, visit the Brighter Futures 2.0 Web page.
Are you an unemployed or underemployed mid-level career professional looking for a new position? Thanks to the new Regional Effort to Advance Charlotte Information Technology or REACH IT initiative, awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor, CPCC is offering professionals like you the opportunity to receive a training scholarship in the exciting filed of information technology. To see if you meet the eligibility requirements, which will entitle you to receive free tuition, books and supplies, as well as assistance with job placement and résumé writing, visit the REACH IT Web page.
SECU Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship
19 non-degree courses are now eligible for a scholarship program established by the North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) Foundation. These scholarships are open to adults who want new or improved job skills training and belong to one or more of the following groups: unemployed, claiming unemployment insurance, under-employed, N.C. National Guard or military veteran (currently serving or having ever served) or military spouse. Visit the SECU Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship Web page for additional details.
Small Business Center Scholarships
Entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can now apply for scholarships available through CPCC's Small Business Center. Visit the Small Business Center Scholarships Web page for details.
Wachovia Scholarship for Financial Services Careers
Students interested in pursuing a career in the financial services industry can now apply for a scholarship available through CPCC's James R. Worrell Sr. Financial Services Institute. Visit the Wachovia Scholarship for Financial Services Careers Web page for details.