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Harper College

Funding Opportunities

Scholarships and Grants

Some CPE courses may be eligible for grants and scholarships on a limited basis. We encourage you to apply for funding to learn more about options that may be available to you.

Current programs that may be eligible for funding include:

  • Activity Director
  • Cannabis courses
  • Dental Assistant
  • CDL B training
  • Importing and Exporting
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Professional Skills Intensive
  • technology-focused programs including:
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Big Data
    • Cybersecurity
    • IT Fundamentals
    • Networking
    • Web development
    • Workplace Computer Skills
  • Veterinary Assistant

To apply, please complete the Scholarship Application form. If you have questions, please email

WIOA-Approved Programs

Harper College is an approved provider of WIOA-certified grant funded programs for unemployed or underemployed people who need additional training, career-focused certificates leading to college or industry-recognized credentials needed to re-enter the workforce.

Individuals who are unemployed, meet federal low income guidelines, work in a declining industry or occupation, are part of a mass layoff, or qualify as a displaced homemaker, may qualify for WIOA grant funding to pay for State-approved programs. For more information, see:

Contact us

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Last Updated: 1/24/24