The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds Scholarship provides support for eligible community college workforce continuing education students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs within qualifying workforce pathways leading to a State or industry-recognized credential.
The GEER fund will pay the cost of the course fee(s) or up to $750, whichever is more. The funds can be used to pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, credentialing tests, transportation, childcare and other expenses related to completing the course.
To apply for a GEER Scholarship students must reside in North Carolina, be enrolling in a workforce continuing education program or course that is at least 96 hours long and leads to a state or industry-recognized credential.
For more information, call 828-395-1405.