Information Technology (IT) Scholarships

Applicant Information

  • The online application period ended on June 19, 2016.
  • Candidates that applied between May 9-June 19 must be available July 19-20, 2016 to participate in the final step of the selection process;
  • REACH IT is a competitive scholarship. All information gathered during the application process will be used to determine participant eligibility. This includes, but is not limited to, online applications; skill assessments and interviews; communications, electronic or otherwise; and interactions with CPCC staff during on and off-campus events;
  • Please note, only one REACH IT scholarship can be awarded to an individual;

 

CompTIA A+ Training and
Certification Prep

This scholarship program will provide basic and intermediate CompTIA A+ certification prep, which is the starting point for a career in IT. The skill sets learned in this training will prepare participants for roles such as IT Support Technician and Technical Support Specialist.

Click the course title to learn more about the training and educational requirements.

To learn more about courses that will advance your career and help you leverage technology with the skills you already have, visit the Computer Technology Institute.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be unemployed or underemployed (definition of underemployed: has not found a job that provides comparable responsibility and pay to previous position or is working part-time when full-time employment is desired);
  • Be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship;
  • Have a minimum of a two-year college/technical degree;
  • Have a minimum of five years of work experience;
  • Possess basic computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and navigating the Internet;
  • Reside in the sixteen-county Charlotte region;
  • Have no outstanding balance at CPCC.

Please Note:

    • REACH IT is a competitive scholarship. All information gathered during the application process will be used to determine participant eligibility. This includes, but is not limited to, online applications; skill assessments and interviews; communications, electronic or otherwise; and interactions with CPCC staff during on and off-campus events.
    • Only ONE REACH IT scholarship can be awarded to any individual.

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