Sponsored – Metropolitan Community College (MCC) has nearly 3,500 scholarships available for Nebraskans who have lost work due to COVID-19.
The Workforce Retraining Initiative, administered by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) with federal CARES Act funding, gives qualified scholarship recipients up to $1,100 for skills training for high-demand industries. MCC offers training in business, technology, healthcare and other fields looking to hire trained talent.
With many scholarships still available, the application deadline has been extended to October 31, allowing some training programs to start as soon as late fall or winter.
The length of each program ranges from a few weeks to a few months to a full semester, depending on the training needs and instructor availability. Regardless of start and end date, all training programs will be completed by May 2021 at the