Depending on your individual situation, there are different funding options available for New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton students. Your Career Consultant can help you identify the best options for you.
MyCAA Program Funding
The Department of Defense (DoD) Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance for military spouses pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in Portable Career Fields. Contact a New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Career Consultant at 570-270-2700 for more information.
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Funding
The TAA program was designed to help workers who lost their previous job due to foreign outsourcing. The TAA program includes job training benefits that may be used at New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. You must be approved by the local workforce development agency to receive this type of funding. For more information please visit http://www.doleta.gov/tradeact.
Veteran Funding Options
The GI Bill® provides a number of education benefits for service members and veterans. New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton provides a variety of training programs that qualify for these benefits. This means you can get started on a new career path with little to no out of pocket expenses. For more information about GI Bill® funding, please contact a New Horizons Career Consultant at 570-270-2700.
Workforce Investment & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funding
The Workforce Investment & Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides job training benefits for adults, dislocated workers and youth to help gain skills necessary to obtain and maintain employment. To qualify, you must be approved by your local workforce development agency. For more information about WI)A funding please visit http://www.doleta.gov/programs/factsht/wialaw.cfm.
Incumbent Worker Training
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) gave states the ability to arrange for training dollars for incumbent workers. To learn more about the programs in your area, visit your local One-Stop Career Center, talk to the local workforce investment board, or visit your state workforce agency.
If the above options are not available to you, then you may consider investing in a student loan. New Horizons Wilkes-Barre/Scranton recommends consulting with your banking institution or financial advisor to help figure out the best student loan option for you.