Who Is Eligible?

If you are a resident of Polk County, you may be eligible for a scholarship and tuition assistance up to $7,500!

Primary goal is to help individuals obtain credentials that lead to high demand occupations and emerging industries.

• Any person who is currently unemployed; or

• Any person who has received a notice of termination or layoff from employment; or

• Any employed person whose family income is less than Polk County’s self- sufficiency rate.

• Participants must be at least 18 years old

Programs Eligible for CareerSource Polk Scholarship

• Certified Phlebotomy Technician (1 month)

• Health Services Administration (4 months)

• Hospitality Management (4 months)

• Retail Management (4 months)

• Paralegal (4 months)

• Nursing RN-BSN (12 months)

Interested? Here's what to do next

• Apply to FIC

• Attend WIOA orientation (PDF)

• Schedule an appointment with a Customer Service Specialist

• Meet with Customer Service Specialist to determine your eligibility

• Take the TABE and CareerScope Assessment test (if required)

• Meet with a Career Specialist to determine your eligibility for the program and create your individualized employment plan

• Start class at FIC

Certificate Program