Training Opportunities

Begin the Path to a New Career with a Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Training Scholarship

If you are unemployed through no fault of your own or at a job that does not support your financial needs and want to advance your career, you may qualify for a WIOA job training scholarship to obtain a credential or certification, which will lead to a career in one of our high-growth industries such as healthcare, hospitality, construction, information technology, and marine.

What are your next steps to apply?


You must complete a full registration in Employ Florida and obtain a username before applying.


Click on the button below to complete the WIOA Scholarship application.


Gather the required documents listed below in preparation for your eligibility meeting with your career consultant.


Scholarships are awarded based on:


Based on Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) guidelines.


For example: skills, experience (work, volunteer, or even hobby), and personal commitment to successful completion of the training that will lead to a job or higher pay.


The availability of training funds.

Please complete the following pre-screening questionnaire to find out if you may be eligible to apply.

Are you:

18 years of age or older, or are you a Dislocated Worker

What is a Dislocated Worker?

  • Dependent spouse of a military member on active duty whose income was reduced due to: deployment, permanent change of station, or service-connected death or disability of that person.
  • Receiving or have exhausted unemployment benefits and are unable to find job in your last occupation.
  • Laid off but not eligible for unemployment benefits and are unable to find a job in your last occupation.
  • Received a notice of termination from your current employer due to company closure.
  • Self-employed and now unemployed due to economic conditions or a natural disaster.
  • No longer able to depend on the income of a family member.
Authorized to work in the US?
Registered for selective service (males born after 1959 only; males born during or before 1959 and females please select "N/A") check registration at
Do you meet any one of the following:
  • Receive cash (TANF) or food assistance (SNAP)
  • Receive Social Security or Veterans’ Administration disability rated benefits
  • In a household that meets low income criteria based on Poverty Guidelines
    Family Household Size Maximum Income
    1 $28,026
    2 $45,920
    3 $47,271
    4 $58,359
    5 $68,877
    6 $80,556
    7 $92,235
    8 $103,914

    Family size includes those individuals that are related by blood, marriage, or decree of court, who are living in a single residence and who are:

    • A husband, wife, and dependent children
    • A parent or guardian and dependent children
    • A husband and wife
  • Are Basic Skills Deficient

    What is Basic Skills Deficient?

    • Unable to speak, read, write, compute, or solve problems in English to function on the job, within the family, or in society.
  • Unemployed or at a job that does not support your financial needs and are experiencing difficulty in obtaining or upgrading employment

* You will be contacted by a staff member of CareerSource Palm Beach County regarding application status within 10 business days of application submission.


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