While the value of training is priceless, it can sometimes be challenging to cover the costs of quality training programs. Financial assistance may be available to help you defray the costs.
Here are some resources that may be available to you:
Professional Development Training
Fast-Track Job Training Programs
- Michigan Works! Southeast
- Pure Michigan Talent Connect
- Thompson Grant Scholarship
- Michigan Achievement Skills Scholarship (eligible Fast Track courses for this scholarship: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Master Professional, Certified Medical Biller and Coder, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Pharmacy Technician, Certified Physical Therapy Aide, Phlebotomy Technician Certification)
All Army (fiscal year limit of $4,000)
Michigan National Guard and Air National Guard
Spouses of service members on active duty in pay grades E-1 to E-5, W-1 to W-2 and O-1 to O-2 who have successfully completed high school and have the ability to request tuition assistance while their military sponsor is on Title 10 military orders are eligible.
Active military with 2+ years after June 30, 1985 and paid $100/month for 12 months
Military vocational rehabilitation (VA 10%+ disability and approved for VR&E)
Military members and vets that served active after September 10, 2001
Dependents of active duty receiving Transfer of Eligibility
Dependent Education Assistance for MIA, KIA, or 100% disable vets
Ended or close to it: Selected Reserve version of 9/11 GI Bill®
Navy and Marine members
Funding will be provided for RegAF, AFRES, and ANG members on Title 10 or Title 32 (502F) active duty orders. Funding will not exceed a maximum of $4,500 per lifetime per Airman.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offer d by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.