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What is the WORC Scholarship?


The purpose of the WORC Scholarship Program is to create and improve career mobility in the healthcare industry.

Career paths currently supported include: 


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Community Health Worker (CHW)


Both courses are one semester long and serve as an entry point for careers in Nursing, Business, and/or Paramedicine.

Continuing Education Scholarship for LPN, RN, Paramedic to include up to $10,000.00


Questions? Please email for more information.

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Who is Eligible?

Family and Social Worker

New Entrants to the workforce

High school seniors or individuals meeting HiSet requirements and individuals seeking community re-entry following incarceration.

Incumbent Workers

Individuals who are employed but need training to secure full-time employment, advance in their careers, or retain their current occupations.

Dislocated Workers

Individuals terminated, laid-off, or who have received a notice of termination or layoff from employment; or were self-employed but are now unemployed.

Residents of the following counties:

Iron County

Madison County

Perry County

Reynolds County

St. Francois County

Washington County


This publication was made possible by Grant Number HRSA 22-117. Project Dates from 08/01/2022 to 07/31/2025. The contents of this website are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the HRSA

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