Tuition assistance programs are now in place to help area residents return to work and to higher education.“The pandemic has caused upheaval and uncertainty in our lives, but Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck residents now have an opportunity to get training and education in high-demand fields at little or no cost,” said Rappahannock Community College President Dr. Shannon Kennedy.
Students taking RCC classes in high-demand fields may qualify for Pell grants, as well as extra tuition assistance dollars, under these special funding programs. Some areas of study include: network and cybersecurity; game design and development; website design; industrial technology maintenance; data cabling and fiber optic installation; welding; CNC milling and turning; accounting; law enforcement; and culinary arts.
Various health science concentrations qualify as well, including certified nurse aide, medication aide, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy, EMS, and nursing.
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