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Scholarship Opportunities

Workforce Education provides a number of avenues for scholarships. Traditional financial aid is not typically available for non-credit workforce and continuing education courses, but please pursue the following:

Blinn College Foundation Scholarships:
Blinn College has a number of scholarship opportunities available for workforce education students.  Scholarships depend on a number of factors, so to determine if you qualify, please complete an application.

Private Grants:

Students may apply for any of the following scholarships, as applicable.

HealthPoint Scholarship Program for Clinical Medical Assistants

This scholarship is for bilingual (English/Spanish) students only and pays all tuition, books, and supplies. Click HERE for more information.

Swalm Foundation (Boys and Girls Club Scholarship)
The Swalm Foundation provides scholarship funds for students involved in Boys and Girls club who meet requirements of the foundation and have participated in a local Boys and Girls Club.  Funds are available for Washington County, Champion Valley, Austin County, and Brazos Valley. 

Texas Elks Lodge Scholarship – Texas Elks Association
The Texas Elks State Association provides Vocational Grants for any prospective student 18 years or older to pay tuition for a certificate program up to a two year program in a technical or vocational area. For more information, go to https://texaselks.org/docs/scholarships/Voc%20Grant%20Application%202017-2018.pdf  

Gene Haas Foundation Machining Technology Scholarship
This scholarship program provides $1,000 - $5,000 to pay for students interested in machine operation and maintenance. Application forms are available at: smeef.org/genehaasscholarships.

Workforce Solutions:
Your local Workforce Board has scholarship monies available on a case-by-case basis for unemployed, under-employed, and dislocated workers. Before registering for our classes, contact your local board to see if you qualify: