Continuing Education Scholarships and Grants

If you need assistance with tuition for Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificates, you may be eligible for grants or scholarships. The list below provides an overview of current grants and scholarships for Workforce Training Certificates.  For additional questions, please contact 250-500-2564.

Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship

HCC is a participant in the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) training grant which provides limited scholarships for approved Continuing Education (CE) career pathway programs. Programs consist of a series of courses that must be completed to receive the certificate or certification related to the sequence.  All MHEC approved programs are related to an employable skillset.

Apprenticeship Innovation Fund

Funded through the Maryland DLLR, this grant supports a pre-apprenticeship program, which will serve to introduce individuals into the construction and building industry. The program will also prepare individuals for Registered Apprenticeship with any trade association that uses the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum.

EARN Transportation and Logistics Pathways Grant

The Maryland DLLR grant provides support and scholarships for individuals training as CDL truck drivers or forklift operators.  Program information and an online application area available at www.hagerstowncc.edu/earn.

EARN Green Solar Installation Training and Evaluation Grant

Green SITE is funded through the Maryland DLLR and provides scholarships for primarily incumbent workers in the electrical, solar, or inspection fields who need additional training for solar installation and solar system inspections. Program information and an online application area available at www.hagerstowncc.edu/solar.

Beyond Food Stamps, Paths to Employment

In conjunction with the Washington County Department of Social Services, county food stamp recipients may qualify for funds related to short-term job training.  More information is available regarding training options and qualifications by calling 240-500-2520.