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Mayor's Office, Mayor announces $2 million in training scholarships available now to unemployed and underemployed residents

Scholarships will prepare people for high-demand, higher-paying jobs in region

Date Published: 7/9/2015

Two million dollars in training scholarships will help unemployed and underemployed residents in the KentuckianaWorks’ seven-county region gain education and skills that will prepare them for high-demand, higher-wages occupations, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) funds, released by the KentuckianaWorks Board, is earmarked for new training and support activities.

To qualify for the training scholarships, residents need to go to a Kentucky Career Center office in Jefferson, Bullitt or Shelby counties. The training scholarships provide up to $4,000 a year for education/training tuition and $600 a year for supportive costs like uniforms, tools, books, etc. The eligible recipients can get the scholarships for up to two years.

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Click here to see the list of 50 High-Demand Occupations for which training money is available.

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