Tech hire grants available


KENANSVILLE — For those interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, the Tech Hire Grant Program at James Sprunt Community College may help students receive the training necessary at no cost.

The Tech Hire Grant is designed to help individuals overcome economic, educational, physical and personal barriers that may have once prevented them from seeking training or higher education. This grant helps those individuals receive training at no cost, earn stackable credentials, and seek job opportunities and advance in the healthcare sector.

In addition to covering the cost of tuition, under the Tech Hire Grant, students may also qualify for childcare and travel assistance, receive funding for books, as well as funding to cover the cost of uniforms.

Eligible students may enroll in one of the following programs at no cost for tuition:

Short-Term Training Workforce Development Programs:

• Nurse Assistant I

• Nurse Assistant II

• Phlebotomy

• Pharmacy Technician

• Medication Aide

Credit / Curriculum Programs:

• Practical Nursing

• Associate Degree in Nursing

Students must be the ages of 17 and 29 years old and enrolled in one of the approved programs stated above.

For more information, students may call Autumn Baker, TechHire Project Coordinator, at (910) 275-6196. Students may visit the Pathways to Success Lab located in the Strickland Building, Room 120, which is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.
For James Sprunt students interested in healthcare programs