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?

1

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

2

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

3

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

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Scholarships are awarded based on:

Eligibility

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

Suitability

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.

Availability

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 http://www.sss.gov)?
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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