The Workforce Initiative Association (WIA) will be holding scholarship information sessions for persons interested in training that begins as early as January 2017, but will end June 30, 2017.
Interested individuals must be a resident of Stark or Tuscarawas counties, be considered a dislocated worker, displaced homemaker or meet WIA income guidelines to qualify. Applicants must have decided on the specific type of training they are seeking. College students seeking a degree must be able to graduate by the end of the school year. Scholarships are not available for those just starting a degree program.
Applicants will be given information about the scholarship program and the application process. Those individuals who wish to be considered will be given an eligibility application to complete at the session, and must know their family income for the previous six months. Funding is limited.