Depending on your individual situation, there are different funding options available for New Horizons Spokane students. Your Career Consultant can help you identify the best options for you.
MyCAA Program Funding
The Department of Defense (DoD) Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program provides up to $4,000 of Financial Assistance for military spouses pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in Portable Career Fields. Contact a New Horizons Spokane Career Consultant at 800-801-0355 for more information.
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Funding
The TAA program was designed to help workers who lost their previous job due to foreign outsourcing. The TAA program includes job training benefits that may be used at New Horizons Spokane. You must be approved by the local workforce development agency to receive this type of funding. For more information please visit http://www.doleta.gov/tradeact.
Veteran Funding Options
The GI Bill® provides a number of education benefits for service members and veterans. New Horizons Spokane provides a variety of training programs that qualify for these benefits. This means you can get started on a new career path with little to no out of pocket expenses. For more information about GI Bill® funding, please contact a New Horizons Career Consultant at 800-801-0355.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Funding
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) provides job training benefits for adults, dislocated workers and youth to help gain skills necessary to obtain and maintain employment. To qualify, you must be approved by your local workforce development agency. For more information about WIA funding please visit http://www.doleta.gov/programs/factsht/wialaw.cfm.
Incumbent Worker Training
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) gave states the ability to arrange for training dollars for incumbent workers. To learn more about the programs in your area, visit your local One-Stop Career Center, talk to the local workforce investment board, or visit your state workforce agency.
If the above options are not available to you, then you may consider investing in a student loan. New Horizons Spokane recommends consulting with your banking institution or financial advisor to help figure out the best student loan option for you.
IT APPRENTICESHIP FUNDING
Apprenti is a registered apprenticeship program powered by the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA). Apprenti trains future tech workers with an emphasis on under represented groups including women, minorities, and veterans. Apprenti is an industry recognized, state accredited program.
Apprentices will receive two to five months of full-time training then begin one year of paid on-the-job training with one of the program’s hiring partners. The program is partially funded through a grant from the American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), with support from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I), and JP Morgan Chase.