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The Workforce Development & Continuing Education Scholarship Fund provides an opportunity for unemployed, underemployed or dislocated workers to get the training they need to gain meaningful employment in the workforce.

With more than $50,000 to award this year, we can make your training goals easier to achieve.

Eligible Certificates & Certifications

Computer Applications and Information Technology

  • A+ Exam Prep
  • AWS Academy Solutions Architect Professional Certificate
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Bootcamp
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Bootcamp
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Bootcamp
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Bootcamp
  • Cloud Professional Certificate
  • Cybersecurity Certificate
  • Data Visualization with Tableau Certificate
  • Design and Modeling Essentials for 2D and 3D
  • Digital Marketing Certificate
  • Implementing and Administering CISCO Networking Technologies (CCNA) Exam Prep
  • Microsoft Azure Professional Certificate
  • Network+ Exam Prep
  • PMP Exam Prep
  • Project Management Certificate
  • Python Programming Certificate
  • Security+ Exam Prep
  • SQL Server Developer Certificate
  • Full Stack Web Development Certificate

Supply Chain and Transportation

  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL-A) – Must apply through local area Workforce Center (Kansas or Missouri)

Professional Education and Business Development

  • Project Management Certificate
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification (Online)

Technical Trades

  • Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention Certification
  • Electrician Certification Prep
  • Mechanical/HVAC Certification Prep
  • Plumber Certification Prep
  • Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification


  • Administrator in Training (Kansas License)
  • ECG Technician Certification
  • Kansas Assisted Living Operators course (Kansas License)
  • Phlebotomy Technician Certification

HR Management

  • SHRM Essentials® of HR Management Certificate
  • SHRM Learning System® Certification Prep (CP/SCP)
  • Human Resource Certification Preparation Program (PHR/SPHR)