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Midlands Technical College Seeks Applicants For More than $1 Million in Job-Training Funds

Midlands Technical College has more than $1 million to award applicants looking to change or advance their careers.  Scholarships are available for training programs that prepare students for careers where workers will be in high demand over the next decade. Many programs can be completed in less than three months, and some careers have annual earning potentials over $60,000.

Advanced Manufacturing Scholarships (SCMC)

SCMC provides skills for in-demand jobs in advanced manufacturing, a growing industry in SC. Upon completion of the 10-week program, graduates receive 10 industry certifications and are awarded the SCMC industry recognized credential. Graduates are prepared for manufacturing careers with starting salaries up to $35,000.

Information Technology Scholarships (GRIT)

GRIT scholarships are available to unemployed or underemployed candidates with education or experience in IT to fill a regional skill and training gap in the Healthcare and Insurance IT departments. The GRIT program can reimburse up to 50-90% of someone’s salary if they are hired by a local employer (government and third parties are not eligible) for an IT position using their new skills.

QuickJobs Scholarships

QuickJobs Scholarships are offered for more than 20 careers in four growing industries: business, computers, healthcare, industrial and manufacturing.

To apply for an SCMC or QuickJobs scholarship, applicants must register to attend an information session. Applicants may register online or call 803.732.0432. Upcoming information sessions will be May 11-25.  To apply for a GRIT scholarship, submit an application online at WorkITColumbia.com.

About Midlands Technical College

Midlands Technical College (MTC) is a comprehensive, multi-campus, public, two-year college serving Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties of South Carolina. The fifth-largest provider of higher education in South Carolina and the largest provider of transfer students to four-year colleges and universities in the state, MTC enrolls approximately 18,000 credit students annually. The college’s Corporate and Continuing Education program, one of the largest and most comprehensive in the Southeast, annually has 30,000 enrollments and provides continuing education to hundreds of area businesses each year. MIDLANDSTECH.EDU

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