SHELBY, NC — The North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation recently announced the availability of Continuing Education Scholarships for Cleveland Community College. The scholarships will be awarded to ten students for the upcoming 2014 Spring semester who are enrolled in a qualifying credentialed program at the Brown Emergency Training Center.
In 2012, the SECU Foundation established a Continuing Education Scholarship Program to help remove financial barriers for students seeking to gain new and/or upgrade current job-related skills. Annually, the program provides a total of 580 scholarships – 10 scholarships at $750 each to all 58 community colleges. The target groups for the scholarship program are unemployment insurance claimants, unemployed & underemployed adults, military veterans, and members of the NC National Guard
Cleveland Community College is currently accepting applications for the Scholarships for the 2014 Spring semester. Eligible programs include the Fire Academy Training program certification, Fire Fighter I, Fire Fighter II, Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations and Rapid Intervention Training, EMT Basic or EMT Basic to Paramedic program. Interested students may contact the Brown Emergency Training Center at Cleveland Community College for more information at 704-669-4193.