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On Ramp Program at RCC

On-Ramp funds may be used to provide financial assistance to students taking occupational noncredit courses, sequence of courses, or assessments that can lead to an industry certification, a state licensure or other portable workforce credential as defined by Achieve 2015. Awards shall be made on a first-come, first-served basis or on another basis that is documented by the college. In order to participate in On-Ramp, individuals must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be age 18 or older.
  • Be degree or certificate seeking.
  • Be unemployed/dislocated as a result of a layoff.
  • Be dislocated and underemployed (must be documented)
  • Demonstrate financial need in the federal need analysis formula.
  • Workers looking for full-time work but employed in part-time or temporary jobs, and workers who are employed in jobs with wages below their training level or without benefits.
  • Meet all federal eligibility criteria including Citizenship, Selective Service, and Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Not already receiving a source of funding only applicable to tuition, fees, and books that is not fully covering those expenses (i.e. all state programs).

Contact On Ramp Adult Career Coach for information and to complete an application for financial assistance.

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