Rappahannock Community College is offering free tuition and training for residents whose employment status has been affected by COVID-19. Residents must act by Dec. 14 of this year to take advantage of this opportunity which is funded through the state’s new Re-Employing Virginians Initiative.
The REV Initiative, recently announced by Gov. Ralph Northam, is leveraging $27 million in CARES Act funding to provide training vouchers for students pursuing high-demand fields which at RCC include health care, information technology, manufacturing, public safety, and skilled trades.
The vouchers will pay up to $1,500 for tuition and fees for a FastForward workforce program, up to $1,500 for tuition and fees for part-time enrollment in an eligible certificate or degree program or up to $3,000 for tuition and fees for full-time enrollment in an eligible certificate or degree program.
Individuals wishing to participate in the program will be asked to certify in writing that they receive...
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