Work Training Scholarship

Work Training Scholarship for Non-credit Students

UVU Contact: Frankie Jensen jensenfr@uvu.edu, 801-863-8005

Flyer (pdf) 

Community Education offers non-credit classes that can help you update your computer skills, understand how to start a business, build and maintain a website, and learn other skills needed in today's job market.

Scholarships

$250 to $500 depending on the total cost of the classes selected. 

Work Training Scholarship Criteria:

  1. Scholarships are based on the total cost of an individual’s selected Community Education classes in increments of $50 - $250 for the total cost of your selections up to $500; and in increments of $251 - $500 awards for the total cost of your selections from $501 and up). Students are responsible for any amounts over the scholarship amount.No checks will be mailed to scholarship recipients.
  2. Fill out the application online. The following information is required on the application along with other general information:  course name, course cost, and how the course will improve job skills. The classes intended for this scholarship are computer and business classes, however, other career related courses will be considered on an individual basis depending on applicant’s goals.
  3. Applicant must submit a one-page letter that tells about yourself and your circumstances and details how the training will improve your work and life.  You should indicate financial need.
  4. Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the UVU Community and Continuing Education Scholarship Committee. Scholarship applications will be considered on an ongoing basis, until funding is no longer available.
  5. Applicant must provide a copy of your Utah driver license, renewed in 2010 or later, or current Utah state ID, and one of the following documents to prove your legal residence in the United States: a certified birth certificate, current valid passport, certificate of naturalization, or other official ID.
  6. Applicant must reside in UVU’s service area:  Utah, Summit or Wasatch counties and provide a copy of documentation of residence. Examples of documentation of residence are a current utility bill, phone bill, or other mail with their current address in the student’s name.
  7. After submitting the finished application, submit your letter, copies of your Utah driver license and other documentation, and a bill showing that your address is in UVU’s service area  in one of the following ways:
    • Mail:  UVU, Work Training Scholarship MS-147, Orem, Utah, 85058-5999
    • Fax:   801-863-8968
    • Email attachment:  jensenfr@uvu.edu
    • In person:  925 S. 800 W.; Orem, UT 84058
  8. If you are awarded the Work Training Scholarship, you will be contacted by a Community Education representative. A scholarship contract will be mailed to you by the UVU Scholarship/Financial Aid Office. You must sign and return the contract along with a Thank-You letter for the donor to the Financial Aid/Scholarship Office in room BA 105 of the Browning Administration building. More instructions and information are found on the scholarship contract.
  9. Contact Frankie Jensen at jensenfr@uvu.edu or 801-863-8005 for further information.

 

Apply

Click Here to fill out the online application.

 

Deliver letter and documentation via one of the following:

Mail: Community and Continuing Education

800 West University Parkway  MS 147

Orem, UT 84058-6703

Fax: (801) 863-8968

Email: jensenfr@uvu.edu

In person: 925 South 800 West

Orem, UT