Home Job Training & Continuing Education GEER

GEER

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Scholarship Program

GEER Scholarship Application

View schedules and Register Now

The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship Program was established to support community college impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. GEER provides scholarships to eligible workforce continuing education students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs within ten workforce pathways leading to a State or industry-recognized credential.

The scholarship will be based on student need, local industry needs, number of eligible students, and cost of course, up to a maximum award of either $750 per course or the cost of the course fee(s) if the fee(s) exceed $750. The scholarships help cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, credentialing tests, transportation, childcare and other components of the total cost of attendance.

Recipients of this scholarship must be a resident of North Carolina and must be enrolled in one of the 96+ hour VGCC Workforce Continuing Education Programs listed below.

TO GET STARTED

  1. Choose the course/program that meets your career needs/goals and register.
  2. Complete the GEER Scholarship Application (see link above).
  3. Once you complete the GEER Scholarship Application, you will be contacted by a designee from the Continuing Education Department.

ALREADY A STUDENT IN ONE OF THESE PROGRAMS?

  1. Complete the GEER Scholarship Application (see link above).
  2. Once you complete the GEER Scholarship Application, you will be contacted by a designee from the Continuing Education Department.

VGCC Workforce Continuing Education Programs

*More programs will be considered if they meet local workforce needs.*

Questions? Contact Dawn Michelle Tucker, Dean for Continuing Education, at 252.738.3288 or tuckerd@vgcc.edu .

To apply for the GEER scholarship, please complete the online application using the link below.

GEER Scholarship Application