CVCC announces Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Scholarship

Catawba Valley Community College is now accepting applications for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds Scholarship.

12/01/2020

GEER Scholarship

Catawba Valley Community College is now accepting applications for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds Scholarship. 

This GEER program provides scholarships for eligible community college students pursuing high-demand workforce training programs 96 hours or more leading to a state or industry-recognized credential.

Scholarship awards are determined locally based on student need, local industry needs, number of eligible students and cost of course — up to a maximum 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 for students enrolled in the following CVCC workforce continuing education programs of study: Emergency Medical Technician, Law Enforcement Courses,Nurse Aide, Pharmacy Tech, Phlebotomy, Medical Coding, Barber College, Fire Academy, Industrial/Manufacturing, Furniture Academy, Manufacturing Academy and Mechatronics

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be a North Carolina resident. Interested students can apply for the scholarship online at the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds Scholarship webpage.

For more information about enrolling in the Furniture Fundamentals course at the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy in Newton, contact Lori Miller at 828-327-7000, ext. 4284 or call 828-327-7000, ext. 4294.

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